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Mccartney Back Catalogue To Go Online

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's entire back catalogue is heading online, prompting reports THE BEATLES' archive of hits will also be following in the singer's footsteps. The announcement today (14May07) by record label EMI means all of...

Ringo Starr 'Unimpressed' By Rolling Stones Live

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is unimpressed by the ROLLING STONES' live performances - and insists he'd rather watch them from the comfort of his own home. The star admits he didn't enjoy sitting in...

Emi Confirms Takeover Talks

EMI has admitted it has held talks with potential suitors interested in bidding for the music group.In a statement, the London-based record label said it had "received a number of preliminary indications of interest" from...

By on 04 May 2007

Spector Trial Throws Up Fresh Allegations

A former employee for a lawyer who previously represented Phil Spector has told a US court he saw Sara Caplan remove a piece of evidence from the crime scene.Greg Diamond, who worked with Mr Spector's...

By on 03 May 2007

Spector Trial Delayed

The trial of legendary music producer Phil Spector has been delayed after the main defence lawyer fell ill.No court proceedings will now take place for the rest of the week after Richard Cutler reportedly had...

By on 02 May 2007

Mccartney Plans Last "Great" Song

Paul McCartney is masterminding the release of the "last great" Beatles single, it has been reported. The former Beatle is to turn fragments of Now and Then, a song written by John Lennon, into a...

By on 30 April 2007

Beatles To Release New Single?

The surviving members of THE BEATLES are to release a new single compiled from archive recordings. The track, called Now And Then, is based on a John Lennon recording given to MCCartney by the late...

Bodyguard Defends Mills

A former bodyguard of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS has leaped to the defence of the ex-BEATLE's estranged wife, insisting the public are "too down" on her. Sean Ghent, hired by MCCartney last year...

Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of 750 million,...

By on 27 April 2007

First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

By on 27 April 2007

Phil Spector Goes On Trial

Renowned music producer Phil Spector has gone on trial for murder in Los Angeles. Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers during the 1960s, is...

By on 26 April 2007

Cheap Trick To Pay Tribute To The Beatles At Sgt Pepper Party

Rockers CHEAP TRICK have signed on to be the house band for a 40th anniversary celebration of THE BEATLES' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album. The Surrender hitmakers will back a string of star...

Lennon Sells Beatles Stake

JOHN LENNON's eldest son JULIAN has sold his financial stake in the late BEATLE's songs. The 44-year-old handed over the rights to Primary Wave Music Publishing for a 'significant' sum, rumoured to be higher than...

Beatles And Emi Work It Out

The Beatles' record company Apple Corps has reached a settlement with EMI over unpaid royalties, meaning the band's songs could finally be made available to download on the internet.A further step to getting the Beatles'...

By on 12 April 2007

The Beatles Settle Emi Royalty Dispute

THE BEATLES have settled a GBP30 million ($58.5 million) dispute over royalty payments with record company EMI - the final hurdle in making the band's back catalogue of hits available to download online. In 2005,...

Mills Eyes Documentary

HEATHER MILLS is in talks to star in a documentary on her controversial life starting from her early days as a model through to her ongoing bitter divorce battle with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. The film...

'Fifth' Beatle Quits Over 'Cash Cow' Row

LATEST: The 'fifth BEATLE' NEIL ASPINALL has reportedly quit as Apple Corps chief executive over fears the legendary band were being turned into a "cash cow." Aspinall, a longtime friend of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

'Fifth Beatle' Aspinall Quits

The 'fifth BEATLE' has stunned the music world by quitting his job as Apple Corps chief executive. NEIL ASPINALL, a longtime friend of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON - and the Fab Four's first...

Marr: 'English Can't Get Over Beatles' Split'

British rock bands try to copy THE BEATLES, because as a nation they have never got over the Fab Four's split, according to rocker JOHNNY MARR. The MODEST MOUSE guitarist was previously co-founder and guitarist...

Boyd Reveals Clapton Secrets

Rock n' roll wife PATTI BOYD fell for ERIC CLAPTON after he wrote her a love note. Boyd was in a relationship with BEATLE, GEORGE HARRISON at the time but she was tempted by Clapton...

Groups Plan Sgt Pepper Tribute

Some of Britain's biggest bands are set to record a tribute version of the Beatles' classic Sgt Pepper album.Acts including Oasis, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers and The Fratellis will record songs off the groundbreaking 1967...

By on 06 April 2007

All-star Line-up To Re-record Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

THE BEATLES' iconic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND is to be re-recorded by a host of modern acts, including OASIS, THE KILLERS and RAZORLIGHT. Campaigning rocker BOB GELDOF is organising the project, which...

Dancing With The Stars Gives Mills A Charity Boost

HEATHER MILLS' favourite charities have been boosted by cash injections ever since the celebrity amputee started DANCING WITH THE STARS. Organisations Mills, the estranged wife of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, founded and supports were hit badly...

Madonna 'Dad' Chases A Chart Spot With Rap Track

MADONNA's one-time video dad, DANNY AIELLO, is looking to make an impact on the pop charts himself after recording a new rap version of CONSUELO VELAZQUEZ standard BESAME MUCHO with hip-hop star HASSAN. The DO...

Beatles Heading Online

THE BEATLES record label EMI has vowed to make the legendary rockers' music available to download. The company made the announcement yesterday (02APR07) after a conference with Apple. No date has been made yet for...

A Scare For Mccartney As Fan Breaks Through Security

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY suffered a scare at his country estate in England after a fan crashed a speeding car through entrance gates on Friday (30MAR07). The motorist was screaming, "I must get to him (MCCartney)"...

Emi Drops Music Track Locks

EMI Music is to lift restrictions from some digital tracks sold via downloads.The world's largest independent music company will make premium downloads available worldwide without digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.DRM allows rights owners to protect...

By on 02 April 2007

Lennon Stubbed Cigarette Out On Hefner's Matisse

JOHN LENNON damaged a valuable HENRI MATISSE painting by using it as an ash tray during a wild party at the Playboy mansion in 1974, HUGH HEFNER claims. The French artist's works have sold for...

Borrell: 'I Took Drugs Because Of Lennon'

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL blames hero JOHN LENNON for his drug habit, and credits rock rival PETE DOHERTY with helping him kick it. Borrell - reportedly dating actress KIRSTEN DUNST - insists he was inspired...

Mills Surprised By Positive Tv Audience Reaction

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS is surprised by the positive response her appearance on US TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS has provoked. Mills, who is currently engaged in a bitter divorce battle...

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