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Oasis Commissions Pop Artist Blake

OASIS have persuaded legendary pop artist SIR PETER BLAKE to design the album cover for their upcoming greatest hits release STOP THE CLOCKS. Blake created the iconic album artwork for THE BEATLES' hit 1967 disc...

Mills' Dad Slams 'Greedy' Daughter

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS has been branded "greedy" and "nasty" by her own father over reports she's set to win millions from the former BEATLE in their divorce settlement. MARK MILLS, who...

Mccartney: 'Linda's Death Stopped My Work'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY thought he'd never work again after losing wife LINDA to breast cancer in 1998. The former BEATLES star admits he struggled to write music following the loss, but credits his positive outlook...

Mccartney: 'Cirque Du Soleil Cemented Beatles Achievement'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY credits French circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL with helping him understand the full impact THE BEATLES have made. LOVE, a show inspired by the British band, premiered in Las Vegas, Nevada, in...

Mccartney To Premiere New Album At Royal Albert Hall

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will debut his new classical work ECCE COR MEUM (BEHOLD MY HEART) at the Royal Albert Hall in London on 3 November (06). The concert will feature soprano KATE ROYAL, the Academy...

Beatles Building Honoured By English Heritage

The club where THE BEATLES played their first gig has been acknowledged as an English historical landmark and awarded protection from the threat of re-developers. The Casbah Coffee club, set up in the home...

Lennon Loved Blondie's The Tide Is High

Music legend JOHN LENNON was once obsessed with BLONDIE's THE TIDE IS HIGH and played it non-stop at his Long Island retreat. The 1980 hit, a cover of THE PARAGONS 1967 single, was one of...

Lennon Birthday Marked By Peace Events

The anniversary of what would have been JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday next month (09OCT06) will be celebrated with two international peace events organised by the star's widow YOKO ONO. The former BEATLES legend will be...

U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

Csi Stars Copy The Beatles Crossing Walk

The stars of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION have become the latest celebrities to ape the BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover shot. The cast regulars are seen stepping out on a zebra crossing in new...

Elton Misses Slain Pals Everyday

SIR ELTON JOHN is still struggling to come to terms with the murders of close friends JOHN LENNON and GIANNI VERSACE. The former BEATLE and the Italian fashion designer were both gunned down outside their...

Emi Bosses Sue Beatles/beach Boys Tribute Act

Lawyers for the BEATLES' publisher, EMI, have been instructed to thwart producer CLAYTON COUNTS from recording and releasing mashups of Fab Four and BEACH BOYS records. Counts has been hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit...

The Beatles Honoured On Stamps

Legendary band THE BEATLES will be commemorated in a collection of stamps in the UK. The stamps, set to be released in January (07), will feature six of The Beatle's album covers, including LET IT...

Mccartney Contesting Rail Line Plans

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has joined a campaign to block legislation which proposes to allow a rail link to built underneath the former BEATLE's London headquarters. The HEY JUDE legend is convinced the Crossrail Bill, if...

Mccartney Attacked Mills In Song Lyrics

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY reportedly wrote a song attacking his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS for her vanity and greed a full year before their split in May (06). The former BEATLE hits out at Mills in...

Mccartney's Shooting Ban 'Damaging'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's shooting ban on his organic farm in England has been slammed for causing more damage than good. Local surveyors in East Sussex have criticised the former BEATLE because the hunting embargo is...

Beatles' Secret Weapon In Emi Dispute

LATEST: THE BEATLES have a secret weapon that could be vital in their bid to sue record label EMI - a top secret document showing how the label distributes its income. The band have filed...

Jazz Star Hamer Dies

Jazz trumpeter IAN HAMER has died after a heart attack at his home in Sussex, England. He was 73. The musician, who passed away on Sunday (03SEP06), was much-loved as a composer and arranger as...

Yoko: 'Lennon Was The Only Beatle Who Fought For Peace'

YOKO ONO has hailed her late husband JOHN LENNON as the "only BEATLE" who fought for peace during his time in the band. The avant-garde artist insists the tragic icon's crusading nature was what attracted...

Stewart Sticks Up For Mccartney At Gq Awards

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was awarded the Man Of The Year gong at the GQ Awards in London last night (05SEP06), while rocker ROD STEWART picked up the Outstanding Achievement trophy. The British men's magazine honoured...

Beatles' Lsd Dentist Named

The identity of the dentist who first introduced THE BEATLES to LSD has finally been revealed in a new book about the band. THE FAB FOUR: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE BEATLES by STEVE TURNER...

Mccartney Takes Up Yoga

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is so stressed about his legal battle with estranged wife HEATHER MILLS, he has taken up yoga to help him through his difficult divorce. The former BEATLE, 64, has been taking private...

Mccartney's Tribute To Linda

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is paying tribute to his late wife LINDA MCCARTNEY with the October (06) release of his classical opus ECCE COR MEUM. The former BEATLE has spent eight years perfecting the composition, and...

Mccartney In Peace Talks With Mills

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS have spent 40 minutes alone together in a desperate attempt to end their bitter divorce battle amicably. The former BEATLE reportedly invited Mills into his US...

Emi To Block Beatles Action

LATEST: Record label EMI is preparing to appeal against a new ruling which allows former proteges THE BEATLES to sue it for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. EMI claimed yesterday (31AUG06)...

Ono Granted Film-makers Access To Rare Lennon Footage

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has authorised film-makers to use previously unseen footage of the late BEATLE in a new documentary. THE US VS JOHN LENNON follows the period of Lennon's life, between 1966 and...

Monro Rarities Set For Release

More than 150 unreleased songs by the late crooner MATT MONRO have been discovered in London studio Abbey Road. The FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE singer's rarities, many produced by BEATLES' knob-twiddler GEORGE MARTIN, have been...

Beatles To Sue Emi

THE BEATLES have been granted the right to sue their former record label EMI and affiliate company Capitol Records for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. The band, including the estate of...

Parlophone Play Down Doherty Record Deal

LATEST: British record label Parlophone has moved quickly to quash reports it has handed PETE DOHERTY's band BABYSHAMBLES a GBP1 million ($1.8 million) contract. A spokesperson for the music company, which was once the home...

The Beatles Beat Jackson To Top Another Albums Poll

THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of...

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