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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

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...

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...

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...

Bloc Party's Okereke: 'Oasis Are Over-rated'

BLOC PARTY frontman KELE OKEREKE has branded rockers OASIS as "over-rated" and claims the band have "made stupidity hip". The SO HERE WE ARE star has hit back at the Manchester group after NOEL GALLAGHER...

Vipers Singer Booker Dies

THE VIPERS frontman JOHNNY BOOKER has died aged 72. The veteran singer, who passed away on 19 March (07), formed skiffle band The Vipers in England in 1956 and the group scored a succession of...

Elton John Gears Up For Birthday Gig

Sir Elton John is celebrating his 60th birthday in style tonight  with a concert at Madison Square Garden (MSG).Tonight's gig, in front of 20,000 of his closest and dearest friends, will  rather fittingly...

By on 25 March 2007

Mccartney: 'Guinness Is Just An Old Friend'

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has dismissed reports he is dating SABRINA GUINNESS - insisting she is just an "old friend". The former BEATLE was spotted with the 52-year-old - a former girlfriend of SIR MICK...

Wyman Not Expected To Be Asked To Snap The Stones Again

Rocker BILL WYMAN fears he'll never get the chance to photograph his former ROLLING STONES bandmates again - because MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS would never acknowledge he's a good enough snapper. The former Stones...

Sir Paul Has A Guinness And A Stella Now

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been spotted out on a 'date' with socialite and drinks empire heiress SABRINA GUINNESS, fuelling speculation that he is unconcerned over his courtroom problems with his current wife.Reports in the Daily...

By on 23 March 2007

The Kinks Slam Pub Landlord Over Memorabilia Removal

British rockers THE KINKS have slammed a London bar landlord for planning to erase an iconic piece of the band's history. Brothers RAY and DAVE DAVIES have pleaded with the new owner of The Clissold...

Madonna Wants To Make Record With Stella Mccartney

MADONNA has offered to help fashion designer pal STELLA MCCARTNEY make a record, if she ever decides to follow in her former BEATLE father's footsteps. MCCartney helped the pop Queen with her new range of...

Mccartney's New Woman

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is reportedly romancing heiress SABRINA GUINNESS, a former girlfriend of British royal PRINCE CHARLES and fellow rocker SIR MICK JAGGER. MCCartney - single since his split from HEATHER MILLS last year -...

Mccartney Officially Signs To Coffee Label

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has confirmed he'll be the first artist to sign to a new joint record label formed by coffee chain Starbucks and the Concord Music Group. The former BEATLE's as-yet-untitled new album...

Director Taymor Unhappy With Beatles Film Final Cut

FRIDA director JULIE TAYMOR is considering removing her credit from a new BEATLES-themed movie - because she is dissatisfied with the film's final cut. Taymor directed EVAN RACHEL WOOD and SALMA HAYEK in ACROSS THE...

More Details Of Taymor-roth Feud

After director Julie Taymor's cut of Across the Universe, featuring music of the Beatles, was greeted with derision by preview audiences, it was recut by Revolution Studios chief Joe Roth and shown last week to...

Mccartney Sends Flowers To Mills

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and estranged wife HEATHER MILLS are still friends and the former BEATLE sent a bouquet of flowers to mark the former model's debut on US reality TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS....

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