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The Smithereens Go From The Beatles To Christmas

Cult rockers THE SMITHEREENS are set to follow up their tribute to THE BEATLES with a new Christmas classics album. The group scored a hit with their Meet The Smithereens album of Beatles covers last...

The Beatles Taught Gilmour How To Rock

PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR learned how to rock by copying the BEATLES on a borrowed guitar. Despite carving a niche in prog rock, Gilmour idolised the Fab Four and learned all of their early...

Lennon Biopic 'In Pipeline'

The early life of Beatles frontman John Lennon is to be the subject of a new film due to be made next year.Lennon endured a strict upbringing under the watchful eyes of his Aunt Mimi...

By on 31 August 2007

The Beatles Almost Made Wilson Weep

THE BEATLES were so successful it almost drove BEACH BOYS rocker BRIAN WILSON to tears. The music legend admits he was jealous of the Beatles success and often wished his band would experience similar worldwide...

Mccartney Revisits The Past For Extensive Dvd Box Set

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has revisited his post-BEATLES music career to provide in-depth commentary on an extensive new DVD box set. The rocker spent weeks looking over videos, concert performances, behind-the-scenes footage and TV interviews in...

Beatles Agent Gerber Dead At 82

ROY GERBER, the U.S. talent agent who represented the BEATLES when the Fab Four first arrived in America, has died at the age of 82. Gerber was part of the General Artists Corp. in the...

Pritchard Almost Arrested After Beatles Request

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD was almost arrested by police in Germany after dancing to the BEATLES classic hit YELLOW SUBMARINE in a nightclub. The singer and fellow bandmates were in Munich earlier this year...

Ringo Can't Strum

RINGO STARR is a terrible guitar player and can't write songs - according to the BEATLES legend himself. Although most famously known as a drummer, Starr admits when it comes to other instruments he struggles...

Boyd Touched By Harrison's Acceptance Of Clapton Marriage

Rock wife PATTIE BOYD was riddled with regret after ditching her first husband GEORGE HARRISON for his friend ERIC CLAPTON - but was touched when, years later, the former BEATLE told her she'd done the...

Ja Rule Remixes Beatles Classic

Rap supremo JA RULE is set to remix a BEATLES classic for his new album, and hopes that the track will do justice to the original. Father Forgive Me samples the Fab Four's song Eleanor...

Beatles Relationship With Russia Celebrated In Sculpture

A sculpture celebrating the relationship between THE BEATLES and Russia was unveiled at The Beatles Story museum Liverpool, England on Tuesday (21Aug07). Russian artist Nikolay Rogatnev has named his work The Music Of The Beatles...

Mccartney Plans London Eye Makeover

Tourism bosses in Britain are in talks with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY over the former BEATLE's plans to rename the London Eye landmark as part of a publicity campaign surrounding his upcoming DVD anthology. Marketing bosses...

Lennon Available On Itunes

Late BEATLE legend JOHN LENNON's solo catalogue has been made available on iTunes for the first time. Sixteen of Lennon's solo works were launched online on Tuesday (14Aug07), with the Lennon Legend and Acoustic compilations...

Got To Get You Onto My Ipod

John Lennon's solo back catalogue is to come to Apple's iTunes store after an agreement was reached with the late singer's wife Yoko Ono.Lennon's work had not appeared on iTunes before, but as from today...

By on 15 August 2007

Wu-tang Clan Rework The Beatles

Rap supergroup the WU-TANG CLAN are giving the BEATLES an urban twist by reworking the Fab Four's WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS with GEORGE HARRISON's son for a new album. Group member RZA has revealed...

Beatles 'Mobbed' By Diplomats

THE BEATLES were mobbed by British diplomats during a visit to the country's embassy in Washington D.C. in 1964, according to newly-released government files. British newspaper Daily Express reports the U.K. Foreign Office attempted to...

Lennon's Ex To Release Book Of Photos

JOHN LENNON's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG is set to release a book of previously unseen photos taken of the late BEATLE during their 18-month romance. The book, titled Instamatic Karma in reference to Lennon's song Instant...

Lennon 'Bashful' About Nude Photoshoot

The iconic Two Virgins photo of JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO in the nude was taken in private because the late BEATLE was terrified of baring all. The full frontal picture of the pair later...

Fury At Beatles 'Diaper' Track

LATEST: BEATLES fans are outraged because one of the group's hit songs is soundtracking a diaper commercial in America. A cover of All You Need Is Love, released in 1967, was chosen by Luv diapers...

Rare Beatles Footage Online

Rare footage of THE BEATLES, taken by the group's former roadie, has been launched online. The exclusive material, shot by the late Mal Evans, features concert footage as well as revealing private conversations and personal...

Michael Jackson Sells Beatles Song For Use In Diaper Ad

Superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has licensed the use of the BEATLES' song ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE for a series of new advertisements - for a diaper company. The Thriller hitmaker still has a stake in...

John Lennon's Glasses Sold At Auction

A pair of JOHN LENNON'S iconic round glasses have been picked up at auction by a British collector.So far, auction organisers have not revealed how much the singer's glasses went for, but the item was...

By on 01 August 2007

Campaign Launched To Honour Epstein

A campaign has been launched to have former BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Music producer Martin Lewis has set up a petition on website brianepstein.com to have...

Beatles Pics Display In Liverpool

Pictures of the Beatles during their heyday are to go on display for the first time in Liverpool's National Conservation Centre.The shots of the Fab Four were taken during the filming of the Beatles film...

By on 30 July 2007

Simpsons Come To Springfield

Springfield, VT got its first movie premiere Saturday night -- actually four of them -- as locals and guests walked onto a yellow carpet for the four screenings of The Simpsons Movie at the 212-seat...

Heather 'To Get £70m Divorce Deal'

HEATHER MILLS is thought to have agreed a 70 million divorce payoff with ex BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.Heather, who split from the legendary songwriter in May last year, has been involved in a somewhat bitter...

Heather 'To Get £70m Divorce Deal'

HEATHER MILLS is thought to have agreed a 70 million divorce payoff with ex BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.Heather, who split from the legendary songwriter in May last year, has been involved in a somewhat bitter...

By on 20 July 2007

The Beatles Ban Bee Bosses From Karaoke Covers

The producers of hit new TV karaoke contest THE SINGING BEE have been banned from using THE BEATLES and THE FOUR SEASONS hits on the show. The fun show, hosted by former 'N Sync star...

Lennon Glasses Spark Bidding War

A pair of sunglasses owned by John Lennon have sparked a bidding war after being made available on an internet auction site.The glasses are expected to raise up to 1 million before the auction ends...

By on 14 July 2007

Queen Salutes The Beatles

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN saluted the BEATLES on Sunday (08Jul07) with a special personal message commemorating the 50th anniversary of the legendary band's beginnings. She noted the anniversary "with much pleasure" and sent "my best...

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