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Lennon Urinated On Nuns

Music legend JOHN LENNON was nicknamed "the Devil's own child" by rock 'n' roll star LITTLE RICHARD after the BEATLE urinated on German nuns during an early tour. The Beatles were supporting the TOOTIE...

Mccartney Starstruck And Tongue-tied By Everly

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY may be one of the most famous men in the world, but he was painfully starstruck when he met childhood musical idol PHIL EVERLY. Both McCartney and late BEATLES...

Donovan: 'Police Treated Beatles Like Royalty'

Hippie icon DONOVAN was amazed by the preferential treatment THE BEATLES received from authorities during the heady 1960s - as they were frequently pardoned by sycophantic police officers. The CATCH THE WIND singer recalls...

Mccartney's Live 8 Nightmare

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY had forgotten how to play SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND prior to last month's (JUL05) Live 8 concert, and asked U2 guitarist THE EDGE to help him find the right notes....

Donovan Impressed By Spiritual Beatles

Sixties legend DONOVAN was staggered by the wealth of THE BEATLES when he first met them, but soon learned there was more to them than glittering materialism. The CATCH THE WIND singer initially dismissed...

The Beatles Championed To Appear On British Money

Legendary pop group THE BEATLES could soon find themselves pictured on the British GBP20 note to honour their incredible achievements in the 1960s. Calls for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the late JOHN...

Church: 'Dylan's A Freak'

Welsh pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH has dismissed legendary singer BOB DYLAN for being a "freak". The 19-year-old is similarly unimpressed by critically adored musicians including THE BEATLES, THE ROLLING STONES, and COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN,...

Laurel's Daughter Furious At Walk Of Fame Snub

The daughter of legendary British comedian STAN LAUREL is furious she has not been invited to the opening of London's Walk of Fame next month (SEP05) where her late father will be honoured. The LAUREL...

Lennon 'Considered National Threat'

Late music legend JOHN LENNON was convinced the American government bugged his house phone because it considered him a national threat. The former BEATLE, who famously accused the US government of spying on him...

Lennon: 'Split With Ono Made Me Insane'

Late legend JOHN LENNON felt he was losing his grip on sanity during his year-long separation from wife YOKO ONO in 1974. The former BEATLE, who was shot dead in 1980 by MARK...

Mccartney + Lennon Wrote Swimming Pool Song

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON wrote EIGHT DAYS A WEEK just so Lennon could buy himself a swimming pool with the profits. McCartney knew the BEATLES were rich when he and his songwriting...

Dr Moog Dies

Synthesiser pioneer DR ROBERT MOOG has died from brain cancer aged 71 at his North Carolina home. The musical inventor shot to fame when WALTER CARLOS used the Moog synthesiser on his...

London Launches Walk Of Fame

NICOLE KIDMAN, SIR ELTON JOHN and THE BEATLES are among 100 legendary British and Commonwealth stars to be honoured when London launches it's own Hollywood-style walk of fame next month (SEP05). The Avenue Of...

Stones Track Performed By Beatles To Be Released

New footage of members of THE BEATLES playing a ROLLING STONES song has emerged and will be aired for the first time on a forthcoming DVD. Deceased Beatles guitarist GEORGE HARRISON and drummer RINGO...

Newspaper Apologises For 'Miscarriage' Story

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has received an apology from a British newspaper which falsely claimed his wife had suffered a miscarriage. The former BEATLE and HEATHER MILLS-McCARTNEY were described as grief-stricken and struggling to...

Mccartney: 'We Were Robbed'

THE BEATLES were signed to a "slave contract" according to former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, who is still furious at the way the supergroup were treated in the early sixties. The YESTERDAY hitmaker believes...

Mccartney's Money Motivation

THE BEATLES used to motivate themselves by imagining what they could buy with the profits their music made them, according to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. When the legendary band first found fame in the 1960s...

Mccartney Wants Album Cash

Veteran rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY hopes his new album will bring in the cash because otherwise he can't consider it a success. The former BEATLE is famed for his business brain and insists if...

Homosexual Epstein Was Desperate To Marry

THE BEATLES' former manager BRIAN EPSTEIN romanced singers ALMA COGAN and MARIANNE FAITHFULL despite his homosexuality, in a desperate bid to bow to convention and find a wife. The tragic music mogul was unrequitedly...

Mccartney Begs Peta To Keep Fighting

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has urged animal rights campaigners never to give up fighting, insisting they can change the world and the underdog can win. The former BEATLE and staunch vegetarian has worked tirelessly for...

Dylan Hit Makes History

The release of BOB DYLAN's 1965 hit LIKE A ROLLING STONE has topped a poll of the most revolutionary moments in popular culture. The influential track has been hailed as the inspiration for...

Donovan: 'White Album Sound Is All Thanks To Me'

Folk star DONOVAN insists he is the mastermind behind the distinctive guitar sound championed by THE BEATLES on their eponymous 1968 LP, popularly known as THE WHITE ALBUM. The MELLOW YELLOW rocker claims JOHN...

Franz Ferdinand Desperate To Maintain Credibility

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are wary of courting international superstardom and becoming the next COLDPLAY, because they are concerned about losing their credibility. The TAKE ME OUT hitmakers have already come under fire from...

Mccartney: 'My New Album Is Better Than The Beatles' Music'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is convinced his new solo album will prove more popular than any of the discs he made in legendary foursome THE BEATLES. The 63-year-old expects his eagerly-awaited album CHAOS AND CREATION...

Blue Jeans Star Dies

THE SWINGING BLUE JEANS bassist LES BRAID died of terminal cancer in his home town of Liverpool, England on Sunday (31JUL05). He was 67. The veteran rocker, who played on the 1963 hit HIPPY,...

Gibb Receives Rock And Roll Diploma From Mccartney

The BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB received a prestigious Rock and Roll diploma from SIR PAUL McCARTNEY on Friday (29JUL05) during a ceremony at the ex-BEATLE's Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) in England....

Lennon Tunic Fetches $175,000

A tunic worn by JOHN LENNON which influenced THE BEATLES' costumes on the cover of classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND fetched $175,000 (GBP100,000) at auction yesterday (28JUL05). The A HARD DAY'S...

George Martin Disapproves Of Modern Technology

Legendary BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN disapproves of modern technology because now anyone can make a record in the comfort of their own home. Martin sealed his place in history by piecing together a string...

Scissor Sister Pays Tribute To Mccartney

SCISSOR SISTERS frontman JAKE SHEARS was so touched by a dream he had about SIR PAUL McCARTNEY he felt inspired to write a new song. The LAURA singer saw such vivid images of himself...

Mccartney's Contentious Link-up With Lexus

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is under fire for agreeing a sponsorship deal with luxury car manufacturer Lexus for his upcoming American tour this autumn (05) - because the company uses leather trim in its vehicles....

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