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Starr: 'The Beatles Turned Into An Awful Band'

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR was disgusted with the band's musical prowess in the mid 1960s - because their screaming fans turned them into "bad musicians". The Fab Four star is convinced they became victims...

Starr: 'Alcohol Helped Me To Cope'

BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR blames his alcoholism on his inability to function sober following the break-up of the legendary band. The 67-year-old drifted into a downward spiral of depression after the Penny Lane hitmakers broke...

Daltrey Supports Beatles Ban

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has spoken out in support of a British radio station's ban on THE BEATLES' music. Virgin Radio morning programme The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show hit the headlines in the U.K....

Martin Apologises To Replaced Beatles Drummer

Legendary producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has made a public apology to replaced BEATLES drummer PETE BEST. The 66-year-old musician was part of the fab four from 1960 to 1962, before Ringo Starr was drafted into...

Vandals Attack Starr Tribute

Angry vandals have attacked a tribute to RINGO STARR in his hometown after the BEATLES legend made disparaging remarks about the city of Liverpool, England, in a TV interview. The drummer appeared on a British...

Lennon's Ex-wife Praises Pang's Book Of Photos

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA has pledged her full support to the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG and the forthcoming release of her book INSTAMATIC KARMA. Pang - who was Lennon's assistant and lover in...

Mccartney Revisits His Past

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY prefers recording music at London's famous Abbey Road Studios - because he feels close to his dead bandmates when he is in the building. The facility is closely associated with...

'Mccartney To Remember Linda And John At His Brits Performance'

BEATLES star PAUL MCCARTNEY will perform an emotional tribute to his late wife LINDA MCCARTNEY when he receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at tonight's Brit Awards.A report in the Daily Mail claims that the musical...

By on 20 February 2008

Stones Album Signed By The Band + The Beatles To Go Under The Hammer

An autographed copy of the ROLLING STONES' BLACK AND BLUE album is expected to fetch more than $10,000 (GBP5,000) at a U.K. auction - because it is also signed by THE BEATLES. The CD, originally...

Mccartney's Plea To Rihanna

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is praying R+B star RIHANNA performs his favourite song at the upcoming Brit Awards. MCCartney will receive the prize for Outstanding Contribution to Music at Wednesday's (20Feb08) ceremony and insists...

Oasis' Definitely Maybe Tops Best British Album List

Definitely Maybe, the debut album from Oasis, has been the voted the best British album of all time in a new poll.Some 11,000 people cast their ballots in the survey for Q magazine and HMV,...

By on 18 February 2008

Oasis Top Poll Of Best British Albums

Two records by OASIS have been voted the best British albums ever in a new poll.The Manchester five-piece's debut release DEFINATELY MAYBE took the number one spot, while (WHAT'S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY was second...

By on 18 February 2008

Beatles' London Home For Sale

A London flat the BEATLES called home is on the market for $3.5 million (GBP1.75 million). The band's late manager Brian Epstein rented the three bedroom Mayfair home in 1963 so the Fab Four could...

Simmons: 'The Internet Killed Music'

KISS star GENE SIMMONS has blamed internet downloads for destroying the music industry - insisting there will never be any more legendary bands like THE BEATLES. The 58-year-old rocker is convinced illegal downloading has forced...

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Dies At 91

The celebrity guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi died Tuesday in the Netherlands at age 91. The "Reesh," as his celebrity followers sometimes called him, launched the worldwide Transcendental Meditation movement in the 1960s and eventually drew...

Beatles' Indian Guru Dies At 91

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the famous guru to the Beatles, has died at the age of 91.The Indian spiritual advisor passed away at his home in the Dutch town of Vlodrop today.The Maharishi is best remembered...

By on 06 February 2008

Beatles' Guru Marharishi Yogi Dies

MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI, the Indian guru credited with helping the BEATLES find 'spiritual enlightenment' has died. He was thought to be 91. Yogi died in his sleep at his home in the Netherlands on Tuesday...

Beatles' Hit To Be Heard In Space

THE BEATLES' hit ACROSS THE UNIVERSE has been selected as the first song to be beamed directly into space.NASA will transmit the Fab Four's single through its Deep Space Network of antennas towards the North...

By on 04 February 2008

Richard Blasts The Beatles' Music

SIR CLIFF RICHARD has blasted pop legends THE BEATLES' musicianship - branding their guitar solos "horrific". The veteran crooner dominated the British music charts when the Fab Four first appeared on the music scene in...

Movie Reviews: Hannah Montana/miley Cyrus...

Movie critics, who tend to be somewhat older than the target group of Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour, can't quite figure out what all the fuss is about when it comes...

Beatles Song Across The Universe To Be Sent Into Space

The Beatles are to become the first band to have an audience deep in space as Nasa is to beam one of their songs to the edge of the universe.The Fab Four's song Across the...

By on 01 February 2008

Epstein Memorial Plans Slammed By Pal

A close friend of former BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN has slammed plans to build a monument of the music mogul in his Liverpool, England hometown - dismissing the idea as "rubbish". Solicitor Rex Makin is...

Beatles Go Across The Universe For Real

The BEATLES' peace anthem ACROSS THE UNIVERSE has been selected as the first song to be beamed into deep space. The tune will celebrate it's 40th anniversary with a blast-off on Monday (04Feb08). Experts at...

Israel Withdraws Beatles Ban

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR have been invited back to Israel - 43 years after the BEATLES were banned from the country. The Fab Four were due to play a gig in the Middle...

Photos Help Forgetful Starr Piece Together His Past

RINGO STARR is grateful for photographs of his time with THE BEATLES - because they help him piece together his amazing past. The drummer admits he can't remember many great Fab Four moments and only...

Lost Live Beatles Recordings To Be Released

Bosses at a little-known Miami, Florida record label plan to make history by releasing 15 lost BEATLES tunes the Fab Four recorded live in Germany. Fuego Entertainment executives have reportedly entered into a joint venture...

Macca To Hold Linda Exhibition

Sir Paul McCartney is to host the first major UK exhibition of photography by his late wife Linda.The former Beatle has been assembling the collection for the last three years and will stage the exhibit...

By on 16 January 2008

Beatles Almost Recorded Revolver At Stax

THE BEATLES came close to recording their landmark REVOLVER album at soul Mecca Stax but security concerns forced the Fab Four to scrap plans to head for Memphis, Tennessee. The group's manager Brian Epstein visited...

Starr Feared Mccartney Would Replace Him

BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR worried SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY would replace him in the legendary band - because he kept borrowing his drumkit. Starr feared his bandmate was angling to take his position after realising he...

Concert Rocks Liverpool Arena

A musical extravaganza took place in Liverpool last night to mark the opening of the city's new Echo arena.The inauguration of the concert venue is part of the beginning of Liverpool's Capital of Culture year...

By on 13 January 2008

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