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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...

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

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

Jury Shown Video In Spector Trial

A video of a key witness in the trial of music producer Phil Spector has been shown to the court in Los Angeles.The video of Adrian de Souza, who was Mr Spector's driver, showed the...

By on 23 May 2007

Matronic Surprised By Autograph Hunting Mccartney

SCISSOR SISTERS star ANA MATRONIC was amazed when she approached SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY for an autograph, only for the former BEATLE to request hers first. Matronic spotted MCCartney backstage at the London leg of Live...

Lennon Memorial Festival Announced

A music festival in honour of JOHN LENNON will take place in the same remote Scottish village where the murdered BEATLES star used to spend his childhood summers. Musical sets, poetry recitals, film screenings and...

Mccartney: 'Elvis Influenced Album'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has confessed THE BEATLES classic album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND was heavily influenced by ELVIS PRESLEY. The music legend reveals The Beatles wrote the 1967 LP, using the concept of...

Chauffeur Speaks At Spector Trial

Phil Spector's chauffeur has told a Los Angeles court that the music producer admitted to killing somebody the night Lana Clarkson was found dead in Spector's home.Adriano De Souza, who was Spector's driver, said he...

By on 16 May 2007

Mccartney Snubs Beatles Anniversary

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will reportedly snub 40th anniversary celebrations for THE BEATLES' album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND - to promote his new solo album instead. The music legend would rather promote Memory Almost...

Mccartney's Back-catalogue Goes Digital

Paul McCartney's entire back-catalogue will now be available across all digital platforms after a deal was reached with Parlophone, part of the EMI group.The move has increased speculation that a decision on putting the Beatles...

By on 14 May 2007

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,...

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