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Fascinating Fact 3531

THE BEATLES are to be honoured with a new monument in Hamburg, Germany - more than four decades after the Hey Jude hitmakers played their first gig there....

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...

Ono: 'I Didn't Influence Lennon'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has blasted claims she was a powerful influence on the former BEATLE - insisting it was he who led her. The Japanese performer was widely blamed for splitting up The...

Mccartney Pays Tribute To Late Crewmember

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY paid tribute to a deceased crewmember by dedicating a rendition of BEATLES hit LET IT BE to him. The Beatle was perforing an intimate set at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts on...

Mccartney Rejects Internet Age

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY fears the virtual era is jeopardising the future of live performances. The former BEATLE welcomes easier distribution of his new album Memory Almost Full with internet download services like iTunes, but insists...

King Is Ratings King Again -- Thanks To Paris

People may grumble at all the media attention lavished on Paris Hilton, but they nevertheless scampered to their TV sets to watch her on CNN's Larry King Live Wednesday night, giving the show its best...

Mccartney's Dying Farewell To Harrison

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY said an emotional final goodbye to his former BEATLES bandmate GEORGE HARRISON as he lay on his death bed. MCCartney held hands with Harrison before he lost his battle with cancer in...

The Things They Say 5008

"COLDPLAY are the modern BEATLES, so I'd love to do a duet with them, especially CHRIS MARTIN." JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE heaps praise on Coldplay....

The Things They Say 5005

"We thought we'd be really big in Liverpool." RINGO STARR never imagined the BEATLES would become a world-famous supergroup....

Mccartney, Ringo Honour Dead Beatles With Yoko, Olivia

Despite years of feuding, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO have shown that they can put their differences aside at a ceremony in Las Vegas.Honouring Lennon and fellow late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON,...

By on 27 June 2007

Brown Refuses To Mention The Beatles

Incoming British prime minister GORDON BROWN has refused to tell reporters he listens to BEATLES mp3s - for fear of being accused of music piracy. The politician - who replaces former leader Tony Blair on...

L.o.v.e. Spectacular Reminds Mccartney How Good The Beatles Were

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY loves checking out circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's Las Vegas BEATLES tribute spectacular, L.O.V.E, because the show reminds him how good the Fab Four were. The Yesterday singer reveals technical surround-sound improvements...

Mccartney Berates King For George/ringo Slip-up

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY poked fun at U.S. talk show titan LARRY KING during a rare TV interview on Tuesday (26Jun07) when the CNN host accidentally called BEATLES bandmate RINGO STARR "George." King insisted he was...

Beatle Harrison + Ricky Martin Set For 2008 Star Honours

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON, RICKY MARTIN, country duo BROOKS + DUNN, TIM ROBBINS and CATE BLANCHETT will be among the stars honoured with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008. Hollywood's honorary...

A "Beatles Reunion" On Larry King Live

In what amounts to the first Beatles reunion -- of sorts -- Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon, and Olivia Harrison will be interviewed together on Larry King Live next Tuesday. Joining them will...

Mccartney: 'Lennon Loved Me Yeah, Yeah, Yeah'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY insists he had settled his differences with JOHN LENNON before his BEATLES bandmate was shot dead. The pair's friendship was famously fraught with tension throughout their working lives, but MCCartney is adamant...

Shears Uplifted By Beatles

Musician JAKE SHEARS credits THE BEATLES' classic album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band for uplifting him when he had nothing. The Scissor Sisters frontman was taken away from his life of poverty whenever he...

Osbourne Defends Oasis

OZZY OSBOURNE has leaped to the defence of OASIS, whose critics claim they are a BEATLES tribute band. Osbourne believes the English rockers' music is original, despite claims to the contrary that they attempt to...

Mccartney's 'Secret Gig'

Sir Paul McCartney performed a 'secret' show for a select number of fans in New York last night, as it emerged that the veteran performer had achieved his highest ranking in the US pop chart...

By on 14 June 2007

Mccartney: 'No One Will Be Bigger Than The Beatles'

PAUL MCCARTNEY chuckles every time a newcomer promises fans their act will be bigger than the BEATLES - because there will never be another Fab Four. The British star admits he was amused when Oasis...

Beatles + Metallica Salute Tribute Act

The publishers behind the BEATLES' back catalogue and rockers METALLICA have given tribute 'mash-up' act BEATALLICA permission to revamp classic album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND. The quirky group has cleverly given Beatles classics...

Mccartney Makes Triumphant Live Return

Paul McCartney made a triumphant live return last night with an intimate gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London.The former Beatle's last show was Live 8, so a small Camden club in front of...

By on 08 June 2007

Osbourne Admits Beatles 'Inspiration'

BLACK SABBATH frontman OZZY OSBOURNE drew inspiration from an unlikely source in the recording studio - pop act THE BEATLES. The rocker confesses he's been a lifelong fan of the Liverpool, England, group - despite...

Mccartney Shuns Stadiums For An 'Intimate' Surprise Show

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has rejected a host of huge venues to debut his new album in a London nightclub. The former BEATLE is shunning stadiums to perform songs from new album Memory Almost Full at...

The Things They Say 4829

"I would sit for hours daydreaming - 'wouldn't it be great if Paul MCCartney married my sister?'" Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE had big plans for his sibling to wed THE BEATLES star....

Mccartney: 'No Apple Connection To Label Change'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has dismissed reports he quit his longterm record label EMI because his childhood friend NEIL ASPINALL left Apple, the label the singer set up in the late '60s with THE BEATLES. MCCartney...

Zimmers Set For Top 20 With Who Cover

A group of old-aged pensioners are set to crash into the top 20 of the UK charts with a cover of the Who's My Generation.The Zimmers, who feature a singer over 90 years old, recorded...

By on 03 June 2007

Fascinating Fact 3341

It was 40 years ago today (01Jun07), THE BEATLES released their classic album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND....

Sgt Pepper Turns 40

It was actually 40 years ago today that Sgt Pepper taught the band to play and a special re-recording of the Beatles' iconic album has been made to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its release.A...

By on 01 June 2007

Fascinating Fact 3301

Former BEATLES drummer PETE BEST, HELP! and A HARD DAYS NIGHT star VICTOR SPINETTI and ex-WINGS star DENNY LAINE are to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's first meeting at...

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