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Lennon's Lover Slams Seance

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's former lover MAY PING has slammed a recent pay-per-view seance which allegedly 'contacted' the former BEATLE. Psychics staged a televised seance showing them attempting to contact the IMAGINE singer last month (APR06)...

Cruise To Book Beatles Tribute For Wedding?

TOM CRUISE is considering hiring BEATLES tribute band THE BOOTLEG BEATLES to play at his wedding to KATE HOLMES, after his MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III co-star SIMON PEGG suggested them. Pegg, who plays computer geek BENJI...

Longoria: 'Housewives Bigger Than The Beatles'

Latina beauty EVA LONGORIA has compared the cast of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES to rock legends THE BEATLES. In a recent interview, Longoria tells of her delight from the crowd's reaction when she and her fellow housewives...

Lennon Speaks: 'The Message Is Peace'

JOHN LENNON still wants us to give peace a chance from beyond the grave, according to psychics who staged a televised pay-per-view seance with the late BEATLE in America last night (24APR06). The ghost whisperers,...

Producer Defends Televised Lennon Seance

LATEST: The producer behind tonight's (24APR06) controversial televised JOHN LENNON seance has blasted his critics, claiming the dead should be allowed to talk. PAUL SHARRATT first hit the headlines with his pay-per-view special THE SPIRIT...

Franz Ferdinand Cause Mayhem In South America

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND loved the recent South American leg of their world tour - because of the intense worship they received from fans on the continent. The TAKE ME OUT band, who are allowing...

Grohl Is A Dad

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL's wife JORDYN BLUM gave birth to the couple's first child, VIOLET MAYE, in Los Angeles on Saturday (15APR06). Violet, named after Grohl's grandmother, weighed in at six pounds, 15 ounces...

Lennon Schoolbook Sells For Thousands

A schoolbook once belonging to the late JOHN LENNON has been sold at auction for $220,375 (GBP126,500). The exercise book contains the 12-year-old former BEATLE's illustration of LEWIS CARROLL's poem THE WALRUS AND THE CARPENTER...

Hard Day's Suit

A suit worn by JOHN LENNON in THE BEATLES movie A HARD DAY'S NIGHT is being sold on a pop memorabilia website for $100,000 (GBP55,000). Wealthy fans of the Fab Four can snap up the...

Lennon's Sons Poised For New Musical Battle?

JOHN LENNON's sons JULIAN and SEAN look set to reignite their long-running feud with a new chart battle - after both announcing plans to release albums this year (06). Julian, who was born during the...

U2 Lyric Is Britain's Number One

U2 have written Britain's favourite pop lyric - beating rival rockers BOB DYLAN, BOB MARLEY, THE BEATLES and DAVID BOWIE in a new poll. The line, "One life, with each other, sisters, brothers," appears in...

Mccartney Launches Anti-vivisection Campaign

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has launched a new People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) campaign which hopes to put a stop to the use of animals in medical research. The former BEATLE, who is...

Jackson Confirms Financial Deal

LATEST: The details of pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's efforts to stave off bankruptcy have been confirmed by the singer's legal firm. GRAHAME NELSON, of Qays H Zubi Attorneys + Legal Consultants, have issued a statement...

Jackson Staves Off Bankruptcy

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has manoeuvred himself out of bankruptcy by refinancing hundreds of millions of dollars in loans. The THRILLER hitmaker has also negotiated a deal with record giant Sony Corp to hand over...

Davies Urges Mccartney To Go Extreme

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is desperate to see SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY move away from middle-of-the-road music and produce something extreme. The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker is convinced the former BEATLE is hiding behind a smokescreen...

Beatles Catalogue To Be Digitally Released

THE BEATLES' entire back catalogue will soon be available for download - but only when each track has been digitally remastered to perfection. The Fab Four are one of the few acts to have resisted...

Mccartney And Wyman To Appear In San Francisco Gallery

The lives of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN are to be presented in photo form for two new shows in a San Francisco, California art gallery. The two bass players...

'New' Beatles Music To Be Released

THE BEATLES will release an album of "completely new music" taken from unreleased archive material to tie in with an upcoming Las Vegas, Nevada theatrical show. The stage production, due to open this summer (06),...

Apple War Rages On

LATEST: The legal clash between THE BEATLES' company Apple Corps and Apple Computer raged on yesterday (06APR06), with the computing firm insisting they possess the exclusive right to use their apple logo. Apple Corps has...

Mccartney Tired Of Lennon

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is jealous of late bandmate JOHN LENNON's cult status, and insists he too deserves credit as a major music-maker. The BEATLES legend is still bitter his songwriting talent is overshadowed by the...

Martin Set For Hall Of Fame Honour

THE BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN will be inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame at a London ceremony later this year (06). Martin, who will be presented with the Honorary Member award for...

Mccartney Inspires New Talent

Inspiration from SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has helped a student from his Liverpool School for Performing Arts to gain a massive record deal after staging webcam gigs from her basement. SANDI THOM has been signed up...

Mccartney Thrilled By Peter And Gordon Reunion

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has given folk duo PETER AND GORDON a boost as they launch a long-awaited comeback, by urging fans to catch one of their reunion shows. The former BEATLE penned the pair's smash-hit...

Hynde Embarrassed By Mccartney Performance

THE PRETENDERS singer CHRISSIE HYNDE was left red-faced after her love of karaoke embarrassed her in front of music legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. The singer was rocking out with a party mic at the former...

Beatles Toyed With Calling Abbey Road Everest

THE BEATLES almost called their iconic ABBEY ROAD album EVEREST after a brand of cigarettes. Recording engineer GEOFF EMERICK was a fan of Everest cigarettes and while the Fab Four were considering a title for...

Lennon's Lost Underwater Recording Was Sung Through A Condom

JOHN LENNON sang into a condom covered microphone to protect himself from electric shocks while trying to achieve an underwater sound for THE BEATLES hit YELLOW SUBMARINE - and then never used the zany recording....

Engineer Reveals The Beatles' Secret Steak Treat

THE BEATLES had a quirky way of ending the week while they were recording classic album ABBEY ROAD - with a lavish steak dinner. The Fab Four would reward themselves for a week of hard...

Beatles' Apple Rift Exposed Them To Pirates

LATEST: THE BEATLES missed the chance to stop internet users illegally downloading their music by refusing to sign up to Apple's iTunes service, the technology giant claimed in court today (30MAR06). The Fab Four's record...

Apple Vs Apple Over I-tunes

THE BEATLES' record label Apple Corps has clashed in London's High Court with Apple Computer in the latest of a long-running series of battles over the companies' names. Apple Corps has accused Apple Computer of...

Beatles' Cigarettes Erased From Box Set Cover

Capitol Records have air-brushed cigarettes from an original picture featured on the cover of a BEATLES four-CD box set, in a bid to fit in with more health-conscious times. THE CAPITOL ALBUMS, VOL 2 -...

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