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Mccartney Scraps Love Songs Album

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has ditched plans to record an album of BEATLES love songs because he couldn't get the estates of JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON to agree with him on the project. McCartney...

Carlyle Buys Mccartney Pin-up

Hollywood actor and PAUL McCARTNEY fan ROBERT CARLYLE has bought a picture of the former BEATLE for $3,800 (GBP2000) at a charity bash. The FULL MONTY star purchased the costly frame at a tsunami...

Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

BONO, STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS and BRIAN WILSON are among the stars slated to perform THE BEATLES tune ACROSS THE UNIVERSE at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS to help raise more cash for the tsunami relief...

Mccartney Got Frog In His Throat

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY learned to croak like a frog during THE BEATLES first American tour, and later used the vocal talent on hit WE ALL STAND TOGETHER. American musician BOBBY GOLDSBORO, who played in...

Beatles Founder Dies

ERIC GRIFFITHS, the founding member of the band that became THE BEATLES, died on Saturday (29JAN05) following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 64. Griffiths formed THE QUARRYMEN with his school pal JOHN...

Phil Spector: Obsessed With Guns For 30 Years

Legendary music producer PHIL SPECTOR has been "obsessed" with guns for more than 30 years, claims the star's former roadie. In his new book MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR, former BEATLES roadie TONY BRAMWELL claims...

Minogue Is One Of World's Most 'Influential' Women

KYLIE MINOGUE has been inducted into a guide listing the highest achieving women in the world. The Australian superstar joins HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING, MERYL STREEP and YOKO ONO in the fourth...

Harrison Widow 'Still In Relationship' With Late Rocker

Rock legend GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA is continuing to "have a relationship" with the late BEATLE, three years after his death. The Fab Four's lead guitarist died on 29 November 2001 in Los Angeles,...

Beatles Fans Get A Penny Lane Visitor Centre

BEATLES fans will now have a visitor centre in the band's hometown of Liverpool, after local authorities agreed to fund the project in PENNY LANE. Tourism chiefs in the British city have been keen...

Mills Admits To Mccartney Marriage Doubts

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS is so fed up with being criticised in the press, she sometimes wishes she'd never married the former BEATLE. Mills wed McCartney in 2002 and has since endured...

Abbey Road Opens Its Doors For Film Festival

ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS, the former home of THE BEATLES, is to open its doors to the public for a film festival aimed at honouring the scores recorded there. The London landmark will stage showings...

Tennant Influenced By Lennon

PET SHOP BOYS singer NEIL TENNANT was inspired to pursue a songwriting career by late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. The WEST END GIRLS star, who is famed for his unconventional lyrical approach to song-writing,...

Mccartneys Lend Tsunami Support

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and his wife HEATHER MILLS have donated a staggering $1.8 million (GBP1 million) to help survivors of last month's Indian Ocean (26DEC04) tsunami. The ex-BEATLE and Mills wife gave the money...

Mccartney Lends Peta Support

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has contributed to a new anti-animal cruelty book by INGRID NEWKIRK, president of campaign group PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA). The tome MAKING KIND CHOICES falls in line...

Mccartney Mistaken For Lennon

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS reportedly exploded in rage at a passer-by in New York last week (ends07JAN05), after he mistook her husband for his late BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON. The pair were...

Oasis Unveil New Album

OASIS' new album will finally hit the shops in May (05), more than 18 months after the band began work on it. Last July (04) the four-piece postponed the release of the follow-up to...

Lennon Letter Up For Auction

A letter written by a financially poor JOHN LENNON before he achieved international fame and fortune in THE BEATLES is expected to raise thousands at auction. In the 1962 note, the late IMAGINE star...

Toilet Roll Not Used By Beatles Up For Auction

BEATLES memorabilia has gone to back to basics with the auction of a roll of toilet paper the Fab Four refused to use, with a starting price of $76,000 (GBP40,000). The Beatles - JOHN...

Presley's Quiff Tops Style Poll

ELVIS PRESLEY's legendary quiff has been voted the most iconic hairstyle of all time. The late music icon's crop beat BOB MARLEY's dreadlocks and THE BEATLES' fringed hairstyles to top the poll by...

Chili Peppers Make Top 100

The phenomenal success of the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS' last album has propelled them into a list of the 100 most successful artists of all time. The California rockers join illustrious company - ELVIS...

Mccartney Thanks Staff With A White Christmas

Festive SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has thanked his road crew by throwing a Christmas party for them - and covering the ground with snow. The former BEATLE and his wife HEATHER MILLS held the...

Uri Geller Reveals Lennon's Alien Encounter

JOHN LENNON died thinking aliens exist, according to the late BEATLE's psychic friend, URI GELLER. Geller has revealed Lennon told him he'd had a late-night visit from extra-terrestrials a year before he was shot...

Starr Finally Plays Love Me Do

Legendary drummer RINGO STARR has made his own version of THE BEATLES' first hit LOVE ME DO - more than 40 years after the original version was released. Starr was furious Beatles producer GEORGE...

Lennon Songs Set For Broadway

Two unpublished JOHN LENNON songs are to appear in a new Broadway musical celebrating the former BEATLE's life. Lennon's widow YOKO ONO has given her permission for INDIA, INDIA - inspired by the Band's...

Lennon's Artwork Arrives On Diaper Bags

Late rocker JOHN LENNON's artwork will soon be accessible to all his fans - on a range of diaper bags. The colourful satchels are part of the John Lennon REAL LOVE collection, consisting of...

Mccartney Book High On 'Sex And Surprises'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's former aide is vowing to include explosive sex stories and shocking revelations in his forthcoming biography on the ex-BEATLE. GEOFF BAKER quit as the HEY JUDE legend's publicity guru in September...

Mccartney Spreads The Love To Fans

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has credited his passionate, loyal fans with firing his enthusiasm for touring. The former BEATLE has been performing for over 40 years (begs60s) and admits he would have given...

Mccartney's Jfk Memories Stirred By 9/11

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY chose to tour America immediately after the September 11th (01) atrocities because he felt compelled to raise the population's morale. The singer remembers how a BEATLES tour of America cheered up...

Mccartney Plans 64th Celebration

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is considering re-recording former BEATLES hit WHEN I'M 64, when he reaches the landmark in 2006. McCartney's only surviving Beatle bandmate RINGO STARR resisted the temptation to mark the...

Beatles, M*a*s*h + Ewing On Tv Moments List

THE BEATLES' debut on the ED SULLIVAN SHOW and the M*A*S*H finale have joined major news events like the funeral of JOHN J KENNEDY, the moon landing and the Twin Towers' collapse in a new...

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