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Mccartney's Cheap First Disc Is Costliest Record In UK

An early disc created by three of the original BEATLES has become England's most expensive record of all time worth at $180,000 (GBP100,000) - even though it only cost 90 pence ($1.60) to make in...

Priscilla Presley To Collect Award For Elvis

ELVIS PRESLEY's former wife PRISCILLA is to fly to Britain next month (NOV04) to collect an award honouring her late husband as an all-time great rock 'n' roll musician. Though notoriously camera shy, Priscilla,...

Nixon Tried To Deport Lennon

Former US President RICHARD NIXON tried to get JOHN LENNON deported from America by fabricating drug charges, because he feared the late BEATLE's protests against the Vietnam War would end his presidency, according to FEDERAL...

Bowie Heads For Space

DAVID BOWIE's classic hit SPACE ODDITY has been chosen as the first track to be played on the first commercial space trip for tourists. The 1969 hit has topped a poll to find the...

Chapman: I Deserve Nothing

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN told parole officers he doesn't deserve to be freed. Chapman, who was convicted of murdering the former BEATLE in 1980, was refused parole in New York earlier this month...

Primal Scream In Charity Plea

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE has urged more musicians to use their influence to help charitable causes. The band - who are performing benefit concert HOPING FOR PALESTINE in London tomorrow night (16OCT04) to...

John Lennon's Killer Craved Fame

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN shot the former BEATLE because he wanted some of his fame, an admission he made during a parole board hearing last week (05OCT04). Chapman - who was refused...

Beatles Show To Hit Las Vegas

The surviving BEATLES have joined forces with world renowned theatre group CIRQUE DU SOLEIL to create a new Las Vegas show. SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and RINGO STARR will not appear in the $100 million...

Lennon Was Boyle's Best Man

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND star PETER BOYLE had a rock 'n' roll moment at his 1977 nuptials - JOHN LENNON was his best man. Boyle, 68, walked down the aisle with LORAINE ALTERMAN in 1977,...

Lennon's Killer Refused Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been ordered to spend at least two more years in prison, following a moving testimony by the late BEATLE's widow YOKO ONO. Chapman, who shot Lennon outside his...

Bohemian Rhapsody Tops Another Poll

QUEEN's legendary anthem BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been voted the most popular British song of all time. Listeners of Britain's CAPITAL GOLD radio station voted for the six-minute song, which is the only track to...

Mccartney Sells Off Yesterday Guitars

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is selling off a replica of the guitar he used to write BEATLES ballad YESTERDAY to raise cash for his wife HEATHER MILLS' ADOPT-A-MINEFIELD charity campaign. The first Paul McCartney Signature...

Beatles Memorabilia Recovered

LATEST: Police have recovered a suitcase of BEATLES memorabilia which was stolen from GEORGE HARRISON's sister. Photographs of George and LOU HARRISON and songsheets had been taken from the suitcase, but they were not...

Beatles Memorabilia Stolen

The sister of BEATLES legend GEORGE HARRISON has been left devastated after thieves broke into her car and stole photographs and lyrics belonging to the late guitarist. LOU HARRISON was in the middle of...

Pink Floyd Are Top Group Of All-time

British group PINK FLOYD have beaten the ROLLING STONES and U2 to win the accolade of the top band of all time, based on album and gig ticket sales. Writers of British music magazine...

Ozzy: Beatles Were My Inspiration

Metal star OZZY OSBOURNE has credited rock'n'roll legends THE BEATLES for inspiring the reality star to become a rocker. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman likens JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL McCARTNEY to modern day...

Oasis Aim For Starr Partnership

OASIS are desperate to get former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR to play on their next album. The WONDERWALL band will first travel to Los Angeles to finish work on the disc, their sixth studio...

Ono Begs Chiefs Not To Release Lennon's Killer

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has begged New York parole chiefs not to release the late BEATLE's murderer MARK CHAPMAN, next week (begs04OCT04). Crazed fan Chapman, 49, has served 24 years for killing Lennon...

Lennon's Sister Condemns Ono's Art Work

JOHN LENNON's half-sister is furious his widow YOKO ONO is displaying pornographic paintings of the ex-BEATLE's late mother - and she's determined to have them removed. JULIA BAIRD is disgusted Ono's controversial images...

Fears For Lennon's Killer If Released

JOHN LENNON fans are threatening revenge attacks on his murderer MARK CHAPMAN, should he be released by a New York parole board next month (OCT04). Crazed BEATLES fan Chapman has served 24 years for...

Jagger Ready To Ditch Lennon

ELIZABETH JAGGER is planning to ditch on-off boyfriend SEAN LENNON, because she's too young to be tied down. The model daughter of ROLLING STONE SIR MICK has been dating late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's 28-year-old...

Beatles Enter UK Hall Of Fame

Rock legends THE BEATLES are the only British entry into the new UK Music Hall of Fame. A panel including former Fab Four producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN also selected ELVIS PRESLEY, BOB MARLEY and...

New Lennon Albums Set For Release

JOHN LENNON fans are set for a couple of extra special gifts this Christmas (04) - the dead BEATLE has two new albums ready for release. The rocker's classic ROCK 'N' ROLL has been...

Acoustic Mccartney Set For Young's Benefit Show

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will play an acoustic set for the first time in a decade at the 18th annual BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT show outside San Francisco, California, next month (OCT04). The former BEATLE will...

Jam And Lewis Sell Studio

R+B producers JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS have sold their Edina, Minnesota, music studios for $2.3 million (GBP1.2 million). The five-studio building, where hits for such stars as JANET JACKSON, GLADYS KNIGHT and BOYZ...

Mccartney And Wilson Unite For New Album

Rock legends SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and BRIAN WILSON are joining forces to record a new album together. The pair decided to create a new LP after the former BEATLE assisted ex-BEACH BOY Wilson on...

Clapton's Ex-wife Regrets Spurning Lennon

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON's second wife PATTIE BOYD still regrets not inviting late rocker JOHN LENNON to their wedding. The couple married on 27 March 1979 and devastated Lennon by spurning him, but inviting all...

Phil Collins Clams Music Magazines' Lacking Diversity

British rocker PHIL COLLINS has shunned reading the majority of music magazines on today's market, because he finds they lack diversity. The TWO HEARTS singer believes the market has become far too fragmented over...

Quiz Show Host Recalls Beatles' Hollywood Shows In Memoirs

American quiz show host BOB EUBANKS has revealed he remortgaged his home to bring THE BEATLES to Los Angeles in a new biography, IT'S THE BOOK, BOB!. The host of top-rated THE NEWLYWED GAME...

Beatles Top Rich List

THE BEATLES have beaten U2, THE ROLLING STONES and PINK FLOYD in a poll of Britain's all-time richest rockers. The LET IT BE stars have topped Q magazine's survey with a combined...

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