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Mccartney Snorts Saltwater

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has developed a disgusting new way to warm up for live shows - he snorts saltwater up his nose. The former BEATLE picked up the odd habit from opera stars after...

Abbey Road Locals Fume At Beatles Tributes

London residents living near THE BEATLES' former recording studios are petitioning their local council to remove fans' graffiti from the walls of the famous Abbey Road building. Locals in St John's Wood, north west...

Styx Return With The Beatles' Walrus

American prog rockers STYX are launching a pop chart comeback with a little help from the BEATLES. The group performed the Fab Four's I AM THE WALRUS at a recent festival appearance in September...

Thompson And Carter Battle Phone Masts

British actresses EMMA THOMPSON and HELENA BONHAM CARTER are furiously battling attempts to install phone masts on the roof of legendary BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN's north London studios. Martin had initially permitted phone...

Beatles Top Worst Song Poll

THE BEATLES' novelty hit OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA has been named the worst song ever in a new online poll. The quirky track, on the band's 1968 release THE WHITE ALBUM, beat MEAT LOAF's...

Producers Plan Marley Musical

The music of reggae legend BOB MARLEY is to be transformed into a West End, London, stage show. The big-budget musical will be staged by the team behind London's version of the Broadway smash...

Madonna, Elvis And Williams Inducted To UK Hall Of Fame

Superstar MADONNA, pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS and late rocker ELVIS PRESLEY were among the superstars inducted into the UK MUSIC HALL OF FAME last night (11NOV04). The MATERIAL GIRL and 'The King' joined U2,...

Van Halen Urges Ex-bandmate To Seek Help

VAN HALEN star ALEX VAN HALEN has urged former bandmate DAVID LEE ROTH to seek medical help after severing all ties with the eccentric singer. In a rare candid interview, the drummer dismisses reports...

Mccartney Too Old To Sing For Band Aid Iii

LATEST: SIR PAUL McCARTNEY won't be asked to sing on the new BAND AID single, because at 62 organisers consider him too old. The former BEATLE has been invited to play bass on the...

Ono Shows Lennon's Corpse On Dvd

YOKO ONO has released a picture of JOHN LENNON's corpse on the DVD of his greatest hits. The picture shows THE BEATLES legend's dead body lying on a mortuary slab after he was fatally...

Lewis Praises Martin's Daughter For Tell-all Book

Comic JERRY LEWIS has praised his former partner DEAN MARTIN's daughter for telling the truth in her new book - and revealing the late crooner was a terrible father. DEANA MARTIN has come under...

Clapton Collects Cbe

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON's Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award is the "icing on the cake" of his career. The guitarist was awarded his CBE by the PRINCESS ROYAL, PRINCESS ANNE at Buckingham...

Gabriel Honoured By Music Industry

Veteran rocker PETER GABRIEL has been honoured with the MUSIC INDUSTRY TRUST's award for his outstanding contribution to British music. The SLEDGEHAMMER star collected his prize in a ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel...

Mccartney Joins Band Aid Iii

LATEST: Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is the latest music great to sign up to the fundraising all-star BAND AID III single. The former BEATLE will play drums for the re-recording of classic 1984...

Duffy Rules Out Boyzone Without Keating

KEITH DUFFY has dismissed talk of a BOYZONE reunion, unless RONAN KEATING agrees to be involved. The FATHER AND SON singer, who now stars in British TV soap CORONATION STREET, refuses to regroup with...

'Lost' Beatles Footage Recovered

Lost footage featuring a young SIR PAUL McCARTNEY defending THE BEATLES' popularity has been unearthed in south-west England. The black and white film was shot in 1964 while The Beatles were visiting Plymouth and...

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...

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