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Goodbye To Jade: Funeral Procession Begins

Jade Goody's funeral procession is passing through her hometown, two weeks after she lost her battle with cancer.The 27-year-old reality TV star died in the early hours of March 22nd, Mother's Day, after losing her...

By on 04 April 2009

Goodbye To Jade: Funeral Held Today

Jade Goody's funeral will take place later today, two weeks after she lost her battle with cancer.The 27-year-old reality TV star died in the early hours of March 22nd, Mother's Day, after losing her struggle...

By on 04 April 2009

Iconic Waxworks Up For Sale In Hollywood Auction

Fans of MARILYN MONROE, JAMES DEAN, THE BEATLES and CHER can now get their hands on their own life-sized model of the stars - wax representations of the icons are going up for auction next...

Lennon's Sister Facing Lawsuit Over Film

A film about the early life of BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON has been thrown into jeopardy - the star's sister is facing legal action over the book on which the movie is based. Lennon's sister Julia...

Tour Manager's Beatles & Stones Snapshots Go On Display

Rarely seen candid photos of the BEATLES and ROLLING STONES at work and play have gone on show in New York after the bands' former tour manager chose to share his collection of snapshots. Bob Bonis...

Harrison Jr. Breaks His Beatle Dad's Festival Ban

DHANI HARRISON is thrilled his band landed a spot at American rock festival Lollapalooza this summer (09) - because his BEATLE dad GEORGE banned him from partying there as a teen. The 30-year-old always longed to...

Dhani Harrison Convinced Beatles To Agree To Rock Band Game

GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI it taking the credit for the new THE BEATLES: ROCK BAND video game - revealing he convinced the surviving bandmembers to agree to the project. Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr are...

Beatles Consider Alternative To Itunes

THE BEATLES are considering ditching a deal with iTunes to release their huge back catalogue of music using their own website. Surviving bandmembers Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr and the estates of the late John...

Saturdays Miss Out On Comic Relief Gold

Just Can't Get Enough - the Comic Relief single by the Saturdays - has failed to make it to number one in the UK charts.The Depeche Mode cover from the girl band was beaten back...

By on 08 March 2009

Beatles Land Rock Band Game

The music of the BEATLES is coming to a video game player near you - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the widows of their bandmates have given the brains behind the ROCK BAND phenomenon...

Beatles Keep Fans Guessing Over 'Reunion'

BEATLES bandmates SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR are keeping fans guessing about a rumoured reunion at a New York charity concert in April (09). The stars are both booked to perform at Manhattan's iconic Radio...

Lynch Benefit Sparks Beatles Reunion Talk

Filmmaker DAVID LYNCH's upcoming meditation benefit has become a mini-BEATLES reunion with RINGO STARR joining SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY for the show. MCCartney and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder were among the first stars to sign up for...

Former Beatles Paul And Ringo To Reunite At Charity Show

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to set to perform together at a New York charity concert next month.The only two surviving members of the Beatles are both on the bill for a show...

By on 05 March 2009

U2 Poised For Chart History

U2 are poised to join the ROLLING STONES, THE BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY in the U.K. chart history books this weekend - their new album looks set to become their 10th number one. No Line on...

Van Morrison Slams 'Meaningless' Beatles

Irish singer VAN MORRISON has criticised legendary band THE BEATLES - insisting the Fab Four were "peripheral" in the history of music. The veteran star is adamant the Hey Jude hitmakers should not be held up...

University Launches Beatles Degree

Lecturers at a university in THE BEATLES' hometown of Liverpool, England have set up a special course so superfans can study the works of the Fab Four. Liverpool Hope University has created a Masters of Arts...

U2 Wow Crowd From Bbc Roof

Irish rock band U2 have performed an impromptu gig from the top of the BBC's Broadcasting House to promote the launch of their new album.Led by front man Bono, the Dublin four-piece emulated the Beatles...

By on 28 February 2009

Spider-man Musical Set For 2010 Broadway Opening

A musical based on the Spider-Man comics and penned with the help of U2 is to open on Broadway next year.Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark features music and lyrics by U2's Bono and The Edge,...

By on 25 February 2009

Mccartney Hopes Beatles Rock Band Game Will Keep His Music Alive

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hopes a new Rock Band game based on the Fab Four will help to introduce his music to a new generation of kids. The Hey Jude hitmakers' record label Apple Corps....

Grohl Called In To Replace Clapton's Drummer

Rocker DAVE GROHL landed his dream job backing SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb09) - because the former BEATLE's regular drummer was on tour with ERIC CLAPTON. The former Nirvana percussionist and...

Ono's Plea For Tribute Peace Protests

YOKO ONO has urged BEATLES fans to recreate her and late husband JOHN LENNON's "Bed-In for Peace" - 40 years after the famous stunt. The couple stayed under the covers for days on end at hotels...

Beatles-banning Cuban Tv Boss Dies

The former Cuban TV and radio boss who banned the BEATLES's music from the country's airwaves has died. Jorge Serguera, who was the president of the Cuban Institute of Radio and Television in the 1970s, pulled...

Barlow Beats Lennon To Top Songwriters' Poll

TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW has topped a poll of the greatest British songwriters of all time - beating out competition from BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. The British singer penned many hit tracks for the hugely...

Lennon's Sons To Perform Together?

The sons of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON are reportedly set to perform together for the first time at a United Nations concert in New York. Julian Lennon, 45, from the star's first marriage to Cynthia...

Jeremy Edwards Is Third To Skate Off Dancing On Ice

Actor Jeremy Edwards has become the latest celebrity voted off the new series of Dancing On Ice.The former Holby City star skated for the last time after the judging panel chose to save ex-rugby league...

By on 26 January 2009

Alex James 'Snubbed Coldplay'

Alex James has admitted he passed on signing COLDPLAY to his record label in the 1990s because he did not think they were anything special.Chris Martin's band have gone on to be one of the...

By on 23 January 2009

Alex James 'Turned Down Coldplay'

Blur bassist Alex James has claimed he turned down the opportunity to sign Coldplay to his record label.James alleges he went to watch to watch Chris Martin and co play with Damien Hirst and Joe...

By on 23 January 2009

Beatles Fans Duped By Fake Memorabilia

Fans of pop legends THE BEATLES have been duped by a plague of forged memorabilia. Even high profile devotees have fallen victim; Tom Hanks' wife Rita Wilson is battling a dealer over a forged poster...

Mccartney Carries Instrument Everywhere He Goes

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY carries a miniature harmonica everywhere he goes, so he can entertain onlookers at the drop of a hat. The rocker showed off the tiny instrument during a guest appearance on...

Mccartney Praises 'Ballsy' Starr

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has dubbed former BEATLES bandmate RINGO STARR "ballsy" for refusing to sign autographs and returning fanmail. The drummer sparked outrage amongst his supporters last year (08) when he posted a video on...

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