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Mccartney's Tribute To 'Fifth Beatle'

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has paid tribute to the man widely acknowledged as the 'fifth BEATLE', following his death on Monday (24Mar08). Neil Aspinall died of lung cancer in New York after receiving treatment for...

Lennon Snubbed 'Silly' Acting Career

Late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON turned down a career as an actor - branding the profession "silly". Lennon starred in a variety of movies throughout his career, including A Hard Day's Night and Help! along...

U2 Top Beatles Covers Poll

U2's cover of HELTER SKELTER has topped a new online poll of reworked BEATLES songs. The Irish rockers' rendition of the 1968 track beat Oasis' cover of I Am The Walrus in the RollingStone.com poll....

Ono Pays Tribute To Fifth Beatle Aspinall

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has paid tribute to the man widely acknowledged as the 'fifth BEATLE', who died on Monday (24Mar08). Neil Aspinall had reportedly been receiving treatment for lung cancer in New...

Beatles' Business Partner And Friend Neil Aspinall Dies

Neil Aspinall, the man who ran Apple Records for the Beatles and long-time friend of the band, has died at the age of 66.A statement released by surviving band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr...

By on 24 March 2008

Apple Sues Online Music Store Over Beatles Rarities

THE BEATLES' label Apple Records is taking legal action to try and stop an online music store from releasing 15 lost songs the Fab Four recorded live in Germany. Fuego Entertainment executives were recently reported...

Heather Mills To Judge Beauty Pageant

HEATHER MILLS has been signed up as a judge for the upcoming Miss USA pageant.It will be 40-year-old former wife of BEATLES legend PAUL MCCARTNEY's first role since her highly-publicised appearances in the divorce court...

By on 19 March 2008

Rutles Play Live - At Last

LATEST: Funnyman ERIC IDLE's mock BEATLES, THE RUTLES, performed live for the first time in Hollywood on Monday night (17Mar08). Following a question-and-answer session at the Egyptian Theatre, which marked the first time the quartet...

Lennon The Womaniser

BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON was a secret womaniser who even cheated during his "lost weekend" with former assistant MAY PANG. Lennon and Pang dated for 18 months after the rocker's wife Yoko Ono set...

The Beatles Almost Reunited By Lennon's 'Lost Weekend' Lover

JOHN LENNON's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG came within days of reuniting THE BEATLES during her 18-month relationship with the star. May Pang dated Lennon during his "lost weekend" in 1974 and 1975, after working as...

Winehouse Enters Best-selling Albums Of 21st Century

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black album has moved into the Top 10 list of best-selling UK albums of the 21st century.Since it was released in October 2006 the album has sold 2,467,575 copies, with 318,350...

By on 13 March 2008

Beatles Boost Ratings For Idol

THE BEATLES helped turn Tuesday night's (11Mar08) AMERICAN IDOL into a ratings spectacular as Fab Four fans tuned in to hear wannabes belt out hits like ELEANOR RIGBY and IN MY LIFE. After vying for...

Winehouse Enters Best Selling Albums Of 21st Century

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black album has moved into the Top 10 list of best-selling UK albums of the 21st century.Since it was released in October 2006 the album has sold 2,467,575 copies, with 318,350...

By on 12 March 2008

Beatles Itunes Reports Are 'Not True'

Computer giant Apple Inc. has denied reports the BEATLES' back catalogue will soon be made available on their download website iTunes. Ex-Beatle Sir Paul MCCartney was allegedly planning to release the Fab Four's entire collection...

Macca Positive On Beatles Download Deal With Itunes

The Beatles back-catalogue is set to be released for download thanks to a deal between Sir Paul McCartney and iTunes, according to reports.A deal believed to be worth around 200 million would be split between...

By on 08 March 2008

Former Beatles Engineer Norman Smith Dies At 85

The Beatles' former engineer, Norman Smith, has died at the age on 85.Smith worked on every studio recording the Beatles made between 1962 and 1965.In 1965 record label EMI promoted him from engineer to producer...

By on 08 March 2008

Mccartney Lines Up Beatles Albums For The Net

Rocker SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will reportedly release the entire BEATLES back catalogue on download website iTunes - to counter a hefty divorce payout to ex-wife HEATHER MILLS. A London judge is due to return a...

Starr Sick Of Beatles Association

Rocker RINGO STARR is sick of the adulation he receives for being part of the THE BEATLES - because he wants to be known for his other musical achievements too. The Photograph singer, 67, hates...

Lennon's Ex Releases Hidden Snapshots

JOHN LENNON's former girlfriend MAY PANG has spoken of her relationship with the "real Lennon" as she releases a collection of intimate snaps of the former BEATLE. Pang began an 18-month fling with Lennon in...

The Rutles Reform For Cash

Mock rockers THE RUTLES are reuniting to celebrate the 30th anniversary of cult BEATLES spoof movie ALL YOU NEED IS CASH. As well as a digitally-restored screening of the Eric Idle film, it's rumoured all...

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...

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