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Paul Mccartney Spooked By Army Gunmen After John Lennon Murder

The Beatles legend was on "high alert" after crazed Mark Chapman gunned down Lennon outside his New York home in 1980, and many of his showbusiness pals dramatically increased their security detail....

The Beatles' First Ever Recording Contract Going Up For Auction In New York

A critical piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is to go on sale next month, with the news that the first ever recording contract signed by The Beatles is to go under the hammer in...

The Beatles' First Recording Contract Expected To Fetch Over $150,000 At Auction

The six-page legal document, signed in 1961 in Hamburg, Germany, is expected to fetch over $150,000 (£94,000) when it goes under the hammer in New York next month (Sep15). The contract led...

Beatles' First Record Contract Up For Sale

The Beatles' first recording contract has been put up for auction.The document - which is being sold by the estate of late Beatles historian Uwe Blaschke, who died in 2010 - will be sold at...

Keith Richards Slams Beatles Lp

Keith Richards has slammed The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album.The 71-year-old rocker has blasted the band's acclaimed 1967 album - which was previously named Rolling Stone magazine's number one album of all...

Keith Richards Blasts The Beatles' Iconic Album

The band's groundbreaking 1967 release is considered one of the best records of all time, but guitarist Richards considers it "a load of s**t". In fact the Rolling Stones star feels the...

Hollywood Vampires Unveil Tribute Album

The Hollywood Vampires are to release their debut album.The supergroup - which features legendary rockstars Alice Cooper, Slash and Dave Grohl, award-winning actor Johnny Depp and Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney - have come together...

Cilla Black Set For Chart Success

Cilla Black is set for a posthumous UK chart hit with 'Anyone Who Had A Heart'.The Liverpool-born singer first released the cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's song in 1964, but it has reappeared...

Sir Paul Mccartney's Tribute To Cilla Black

Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to Cilla Black.The Beatles star has paid his respects to the legendary singer and television presenter, who tragically passed away at the age of 72 at her home in...

Paul Mccartney Surprises In Hits-filled Lollapalooza Set

The duo performed Get Back during MCCartney's lengthy encore at the Chicago music festival, Billboard.com reports. The Fab Four legend later tweeted on Saturday (01Aug15), "Thank you Chicago! Thank you #Lollapalooza! And...

Sir Paul Mccartney: I Lose 'Dozens' Of Beatles Songs

Sir Paul McCartney believes he lost ''dozens'' of potential Beatles songs.The 73-year-old musician has revealed he completely forgot numerous tracks he thought up with his bandmate John Lennon in the 1960s because they had no...

Christina Applegate Once Stole A Kiss From Paul Mccartney

The Anchorman actress reveals the unlikely pair was among the stars taking part in a staged reading of Shakespeare plays, organised by Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, in 2013, when she...

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

A tribute to the late John Lennon was unveiled in New York on Wednesday, with a tapestry unveiled in a ceremony attended by a number of stars including Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and U2 stars...

U2 Stars Join Yoko Ono For John Lennon Celebration

Lennon endured a long legal battle to live and work in the States after officials attempted to have him deported to his native Britain in the early 1970s, but he eventually had the deportation order...

Yoko Ono Unveils John Lennon Green Card Tribute

Yoko Ono unveiled a tribute to John Lennon in New York City on Wednesday (29.07.15) to mark the 40th anniversary of him becoming an American resident.The 82-year-old artist, the widow of the Beatles legend, unveiled...

Ringo Starr Jacket Sells For More Than $46,500 At Auction

The jacket, made from black wool, was snapped up by "a top rock 'n' roll collector in Rhode Island" as the online Marvels of Modern Music sale closed on Thursday (23Jul15), according to...

Will Young: Kanye West Is 'Awful'

Will Young thinks Kanye West is ''awful''.The 'Pop Idol' winner has insisted he despises the 'Bound 2' rapper for his ''audacious and opulent'' nature and refused to watch the star perform a recent headline set...

Fashion Chain Fined For Changing Beatles Building

Clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch moved into the building in central London to open an Abercrombie Kids store, but authorities in the British capital have ruled they broke local planning laws by carrying...

Sir Paul Mccartney: 'Martyr' John Lennon Is More Famous Than Me

Sir Paul McCartney thinks ''martyr'' John Lennon is more famous than him.The Beatles star believes his late bandmate, who was shot in New York, is more well known because of the circumstances of his death.He...

'Lost' Beatles Concert Film Banned From Release Over Copyright Battle

The Beatles: The Lost Concert had been due to open for a limited run in U.S. theatres in 2012, but bosses at Sony and the Fab Four's label, Apple Corps, took issue with...

Sir Paul Mccartney Frustrated By 'John Lennon Was The Beatles' Comments

The 73-year-old musician formed the Fab Four with Lennon and forged a prolific songwriting partnership with his bandmate and friend, but when the Imagine singer was gunned down outside his apartment building in...

Val Doonican Dead At 88

The singer/TV star passed away at a nursing home in Buckinghamshire, England on Wednesday night (01Jul15). His daughter Sarah tells Britain's Guardian newspaper, "Until 87, he was as fit as a flea....

Paul Mccsrtney: The Beatles' Success 'Couldn't Happen Again'

Paul McCartney doesn't think any modern day bands can have the success that The Beatles had.The 73-year-old singer has insisted the success of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo...

Ringo Starr To Celebrate His 75th At Capitol Records

The rocker annually celebrates his birthday by asking fans to stop at noon wherever they are and offer up a 'peace and love' salute, while sending out positive vibes to the world -...

Beatles' Abbey Road Sessions Heading To London Stage

A replica of the building's Studio Two will be built at London's Royal Albert Hall for the production, which is set to open next year (16) and show how Beatles albums such as Revolver and...

Paul Mccartney Fundraiser Nets Double Estimated Price

The Beatles star is offering two fans the chance to sit in front row seats at one of his concerts, attend the afternoon soundcheck, and meet the singer after the show. Organisers...

'Lost' John Lennon Guitar Heading To Auction Block

The late rocker is believed to have strummed on the 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic for tracks like Love Me Do, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please, Please, Me,...

Paul Mccartney Quits Weed For Family

The Beatles legend, who has five children and eight grandchildren, was a longterm pot-smoker dating back to his 1960s heyday, but he no longer lights up as he wants to set a good...

Sam Smith Joins The Beatles In Making Chart History With 'In The Lonely Hour'

British singer Sam Smith has secured his place in chart history, after achieving a record-breaking milestone previously managed only by the Beatles. The singer has become the only artist since the fab five to spend...

Donovan Warned To Hide Music From Paul Mccartney

The Mellow Yellow hitmaker set the pace for the wave of experimental psychedelic music being recorded during the Fab Four's heyday, but as he worked on what was to become one of his...

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