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Harrison Albums Go Online

Nine albums by the late George Harrison have been released for download on iTunes.Releases including All Things Must Pass - the classic triple album Harrison released after the 1970 breakup of the Beatles - can...

By on 11 October 2007

Lennon Quits Smoking

JULIAN LENNON has followed in the footsteps of his late father's BEATLE bandmates by giving up smoking. The musician has given up the habit after 25-years - something his father John failed to achieve during...

Wu-tang Retract Claims Of Beatles Sample

LATEST: New York rappers WU TANG CLAN have retracted claims they sampled BEATLES classic WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS on a new track. The rap collective recently claimed they had recorded a cover of the...

'Wu' My Guitar Gently Weeps

New York rappers WU TANG CLAN have been given permission to use a sample from BEATLES classic WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS on a new track. The rap collective will record a cover of the...

Mills Denies Mccartney Neighbour Reports

HEATHER MILLS has denied reports she is to become neighbours with her estranged husband SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, after she was spotted viewing a $32 million (GBP16 million) mansion just two doors away from the ex-BEATLE's...

Lennon's Ex Saves Collaboration With Jagger

SIR MICK JAGGER feared he'd never find a long-forgotten song he once recorded with JOHN LENNON - until the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend revealed she had saved the recording. The Rolling Stones star almost ditched his...

First-ever Beatles Sample Cleared

Rap legends Wu-Tang Clan have confirmed they've been given permission to use the first-ever sample of a song by the Beatles.The supergroup's new album 8 Diagrams will feature a cover of White Album track While...

By on 03 October 2007

Clapton: 'Sibling Rivalry Drove Me To Steal Boyd From Harrison'

ERIC CLAPTON stole model PATTIE BOYD away from pal GEORGE HARRISON because he was jealous of the BEATLE's perfect life. The Layla rocker speaks candidly of the famous love triangle between himself, Harrison and Boyd...

Jagger: The Stones Aren't Done Yet

Ageing rock legend Sir MICK JAGGER has claimed he has no intention of giving up recording and touring with the ROLLING STONES.Sir Mick, who grew up in Dartford, Kent, has admitted he sees no reason...

By on 02 October 2007

Lennon's Birthday Marked With Light Tower

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will unveil a light tower in Iceland to mark the BEATLES legend's 67th birthday next month (Oct07). Ono, 74, will travel to Reykjavik to reveal the Imagine Peace Tower in...

Scorsese To Direct George Harrison Film

Martin Scorsese, who appears to enjoy making documentaries about celebrated musicians as much as he does dramas about the underworld, is planning to direct a film about George Harrison, the former Beatle who died in...

Tarantino Wants To Make Ringo An Acting Starr

PULP FICTION director QUENTIN TARANTINO is hoping to cast BEATLES legend RINGO STARR in an upcoming movie role. The cult filmmaker admired the drummer's presence onstage and believes he has the abilities to star in...

Beatles Stars Return To Liverpool

Beatles stars Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to return to their home city of Liverpool to take part in the European Capital of Culture concerts.Sir Paul will headline the Liverpool Sound concert at...

By on 27 September 2007

Scorsese To Make Harrison Film

Legendary director Martin Scorsese has signed up to make an untitled documentary about the life of Beatles singer George Harrison, according to reports.Hollywood trade paper Variety claims that the film is to be made in...

By on 27 September 2007

Funeral Scene Left Wood In A Mess

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD struggled to film one scene in new BEATLES movie musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE - because she couldn't stop crying. The teenager admits she was overcome with emotion during the funeral scene...

Hayek Plays 12 Nurses In Beatles Musical

SALMA HAYEK was so desperate to land "any role" in pal JULIE TAYMOR's new BEATLES movie musical, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, she ended up playing 12 nurses in the film. When the Latina heard her Frida...

Grohl Slams 'Grunge Ringo' Tag

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is stunned by his RINGO STARR comparison, insisting he is nothing like the BEATLES musician. The former Nirvana admits he is not as talented as Starr and believes his success...

Wood Stuns With Beatles Covers

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD stunned Hollywood as part of a nine-hour marathon to promote her new BEATLES movie musical ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, which ended with a performance at the Viper Room. The teenager, who is...

Megaplexes Empty; Art Houses Packed

Theaters showing mainstream movie fare were mostly empty over the weekend, a traditionally slow period at the box office. On the other hand, those showing art-house fare were doing a land-office business. The Jodie Foster...

Sir Elton Joins Prince In London

Pop legend SIR ELTON JOHN joined PRINCE onstage in London on Thursday (13Sep07) to perform a duet of THE BEATLES' hit, LONG AND WINDING ROAD. John appeared when Prince returned for an encore, during one...

Elton Joins Prince For Beatles Cover

The audience at Prince's O2 Arena gig last night received a surprise when Sir Elton John stepped on to the stage for an unexpected collaboration.His appearance was greeted with wild cheering from the crowd before...

By on 14 September 2007

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...

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