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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...

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

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