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Paul Mccartney Plays Hit Packed Three Hour Set At London's O2 Arena

It may have been 50 years since The Beatles released ‘Yesterday’, but on Saturday night in front of a packed crowd at London’s 02 arena, 72 year Paul McCartney proved he’s certainly still got it.Paul...

Dave Grohl Makes Surprise Appearance At Paul Mccartney Show

The Foo Fighters frontman was invited to play guitar and sing occasional vocals on Fab Four hits Please Please Me and I Saw Her Standing There during MCCartney's first night at London's O2...

Sir Paul Mccartney's First-class Guitar

Sir Paul McCartney requests a first class seat for his prized guitar.The Beatles star has admitted his iconic 1963 Hofner bass guitar gets the special treatment whenever he flies with it, with the instrument sometimes...

Paul Mccartney Loves Making Mistakes Onstage

The Beatles legend is still rocking well into his 70s and loves playing live, but he has now revealed his biggest buzz during concerts is the audience's reaction to a howling error....

Simon Cowell To Co Produce Biopic About Brian Epstein

Simon Cowell is set to produce a movie biopic of the late Beatles manager Brian Epstein, which will be entitled The Fifth Beatle. It’s an adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name published...

George Harrison Guitar Sold At Auction

The Maton Mastersound was used by Harrison at several concerts in July and August, 1963 while his beloved Country Gent was being repaired. Harrison had borrowed the instrument from Barratts Music Store...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

Simon Cowell Producing Brian Epstein Movie

Cowell and his partners at Syco Entertainment have teamed up with bosses at IM Global to develop the movie, which will be based on writer Vivek J. Tiwary's graphic novel about Epstein's...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Bb King

Eric Clapton has led tributes to legendary musician BB King.The 70-year-old singer posted a touching video message on his Facebook page thanking the late guitarist and singer, who passed away in his sleep on Thursday...

The Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper' Album To Be Included In New Music Gcse Syllabus

It’s been 48 years since Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, and now it appears that he’ll be helping a whole new generation about music too, with the news that The Beatles’ era-defining album...

The White Album Tops Abbey Road Poll

The Fab Four's 1968 album, which featured the songs Back In the U.S.S.R. and Dear Prudence, has beaten out The Zombies' Odessey and Oracle from the same year on the NME's new countdown....

Stereophonics Announce New Album

Stereophonics are releasing a new album.The band have announced that their ninth LP 'Keep The Village Alive' will come out on September 11, 2015, through their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.Frontman Kelly Jones...

John Lennon's Divorce Papers Up For Sale

The five-page legal documents, detailing the couple's 1968 split surfaced earlier this year (15) - just before Cynthia died, and now the papers are set to go to the highest bidder at an...

Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that the emergence of hip hop has had the biggest impact on the charts of any genre since the 1950s. The study also...

Paul Mccartney: Kanye West Is Like John Lennon

Sir Paul McCartney found writing with Kanye West similar to working with John Lennon.The 'Hey Jude' singer spent two afternoons penning tracks with the 'All Day' rapper and the pair adopted a similar process to...

Paul Mccartney Performs Beatles Track For First Time Live In Japan

The music icon was slated to perform sold-out shows at the Nippon Budokan last year (May14), but fell ill with a mystery virus, and was forced to cancel the dates. Almost a...

Dave Grohl Bonds With Daughter Over Beatles

Dave Grohl bonded with his daughter over Beatles vinyl records.The Foo Fighters frontman was thrilled when his nine-year-old daughter Violet started listening to The Fab Four's music but her first experience of their songs was...

Signed Sgt. Pepper Gnome Sells For $46,000 At Auction

The gnome was signed by all members of the Fab Four after appearing in the photoshoot for the artwork, which was created by Sir Peter Blake in 1967. The souvenir, given to...

Yoko Ono: 'Ringo Starr Was The Most Influential Beatle'

Drummer Starr was the last member of the band to be inducted into the Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday (18Apr15), and John Lennon's widow is shocked he waited years...

Ringo Starr Joins Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The drummer followed in the footsteps of MCCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison by becoming the last member of the band to be inducted as a solo artist at the ceremony in Cleveland,...

Google Unveils App That Explores Abbey Road Studios

London’s most famous recording studio Abbey Road has partnered with Google to offer a rare glimpse inside the hallowed building.The likes of The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Stevie Wonder laid down some of their best...

Abbey Road Studios Opens Doors To Music Fans With New App

Inside Abbey Road allows users to explore 360-degree views of the famed space, try their hand at using a mixing desk and watch archive footage of recordings by artists including Sir Paul MCCartney,...

Ringo Starr Snubs Autobiography Offers

Ringo Starr refuses to write an autobiography because publishers are only interested in his career with The Beatles.The 74-year-old drummer has been approached to tell his story in a book on numerous occasions but has...

Signed Sgt. Pepper Gnome Up For Auction

The gnome joined cardboard cutouts and waxworks of more than 60 public figures on the famous album cover, which was created by Sir Peter Blake in 1967. Following the photoshoot, the assistant...

Beatles Recording Up For Auction

The live recording of Some Other Guy was made at the venue in Liverpool, England in 1962, and only five copies of the acetate were made to help promote the up-and-coming band....

Yoko Ono And Sir Paul Mccartney Pay Tribute To Cynthia Lennon

Yoko Ono and Sir Paul McCartney have led tributes to John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon.The 82-year-old Japanese star praised the late artist, who died at her home in Spain earlier today (01.04.15), for being...

Paul Mccartney: 'Lady Gaga Hung Up On My Aide'

The Poker Face hitmaker stated in February (15) that she was working in a recording studio with the rock icon, and claimed the collaboration almost didn't happen because she thought it was "a...

Paul Mccartney Defends Kanye West Over Brits Controversy

The Beatles legend teamed up with West and pop star Rihanna for a new single, FourFiveSeconds, and he also provided the melody for West's track All Day. The rapper caused a storm...

Ringo Starr: 'I'm Only In The Hall Of Fame Because Of Paul'

The drummer will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015 next month (Apr15), becoming the last of the Fab Four to land membership to the Cleveland,...

Ringo Starr: 'Beatles Reunion Would Have Happened If Lennon And Harrison Hadn't Died'

The rocker, who will become the final member of the group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist next month (Apr15), admits there was often...

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