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Mccartney Picks Up Five Emmy Nods

PAUL McCARTNEY's TV special A+E IN CONCERT: PAUL McCARTNEY IN RED SQUARE has earned the rocker five PRIMETIME EMMY nominations this morning (15JUL04). The former BEATLE will compete for the coveted Outstanding Variety, Music...

Mccartney: John And I Were Alike

Rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has discredited claims his vision for THE BEATLES greatly differed from the direction JOHN LENNON wanted to take their music, at least in the early days. The HEY JUDE star...

Mccartney: Beatles Were Better Than James Brown

Legendary singer SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has boasted his former band THE BEATLES were musically superior to soul icon JAMES BROWN. The 62-year-old Liverpudlian insists the sixties rockers were "a s*** hot band" and -...

Martin Ignorant Of Beatles' Drug Habits

THE BEATLES' producer and friend SIR GEORGE MARTIN has only recently discovered the band's later albums were influenced by drugs. Rock veteran SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has confessed the group hid their drug habits from...

Mccartney: John's Christ Comment Was Misunderstood

Rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has defended JOHN LENNON's controversial statement that THE BEATLES were "bigger" than JESUS CHRIST, insisting his words were misinterpreted. Lennon - who was assassinated in New York in December 1980...

Brit Finds Beatles Treasure In Flea Market

Another lost treasure chest of BEATLES memorabilia has been unearthed at a flea market in Australia. Brit FRASER CLAUGHTON stumbled upon the find while on a last minute holiday - and now he's set...

Ringo Shows Off Beatles Postcard Collection In New Book

BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR plans to release a limited edition quarter-leather bound book of postcards from JOHN LENNON, PAUL McCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON, dating back nearly 40 years. The collection will feature 53 cards,...

Mccartney Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Beatles First Film

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY reunited with cast members of the first BEATLES film A HARD DAY'S NIGHT today (6JUL04) - on the 40th anniversary of the movie's world premiere. Accompanied by his wife HEATHER, Sir...

Mccartney: I Always Forget My Lyrics Onstage

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY needs an auto cue when he performs live, because he can never remember the words to even his biggest hits. The former BEATLE confesses he never listens to his own music...

Diva Mccartney Impresses Will.i.am

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is so pampered, he has an assistant put on his shoes. BLACK EYED PEAS rapper WILL.I.AM spotted the former BEATLE's diva behaviour at last weekend's (25-27JUN04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in...

Lewis Rubbishes All Saints Reunion

SHAZNAY LEWIS has rubbished reports of an ALL SAINTS reunion with ex-bandmates NATALIE and NICOLE APPLETON. The PURE SHORES singer jokes there is a greater chance of a "BEATLES reunion" than her reforming the...

Security Refuse Gallagher Entry To Speak To Mccartney

OASIS wildman LIAM GALLAGHER was forced to plea with security guards at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL on Saturday (26JUN04) - so he could chat backstage with PAUL McCARTNEY. The WONDERWALL singer's band had headlined the...

Jack Ponder White Stripes Movie

WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is considering following in the footsteps of THE WHO and THE BEATLES by making a movie about the band. The FELL IN LOVE WITH A GIRL singer and his...

Glastonbury Boss Unimpressed With Oasis

GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL founder MICHAEL EAVIS was "disappointed" with OASIS' headlining gig at the annual English music event on Friday (25JUN04). The ROLL WITH IT band performed to thousands of music fans on the PYRAMID...

Mccartney 'Damaged' Museum By Playing Too Loud

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY historic 3,000th gig in St Petersburg, Russia was so loud, it is being blamed for damaging a neighbouring museum building and paintings contained inside. The 61-year-old wowed locals at the gig...

Mccartney Requests Peas Support

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is such a huge fan of the BLACK EYED PEAS, he demanded organisers of this weekend's (25/26/27JUN04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL ensure he performs immediately after the hip-hop group finish their set. The...

Rockers Pay Tribute To Donegan

The cream of British rock including BILL WYMAN and ROGER DALTREY turned out to pay tribute to late singer LONNIE DONEGAN on Monday night (21JUN04). VAN MORRISON, MARK KNOPFLER, JOOLS HOLLAND, JOE COCKER and...

Stone Roses Top Best British Album Poll

THE STONE ROSES self-titled debut album has topped a poll for the best British album of all time - beating out competition from a hoard of legendary bands including THE BEATLES, THE CLASH and THE...

Mccartney Fails To Impress Harrison's Son

While SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will be wowing audiences at this month's (JUN04) GLASTONBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL - his late BEATLES bandmate GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI will be leaving the audience before he takes to the stage....

Hendrix Items Attract Highest Bid

Guitar icon JIMI HENDRIX proved to be the major attraction at the ROCK LEGENDS auction in London yesterday (16JUN04) - but lots relating to JOHN LENNON and PRINCE failed to sell. Investors and fans...

Macca To Play 3,000th Gig

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will perform his 3,000th gig in St Petersburg, Russia on Sunday (20JUN04). The concert will be the former BEATLE's first in the city - before 100,000 fans in Palace...

Norwegians Upset With Mccartney's Meat Ban

LATEST: PAUL McCARTNEY is making enemies in Scandinavia as he tours through Norway - because local roadies aren't happy with his catering demands. The vegetarian rock star has banned his staff, both full and...

Mccartney's Meat Ban

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has reportedly banned everyone working on his current world tour from eating meat. But crew members on the former BEATLE and sworn vegetarian's current tour are furious about the...

Jagger Helps Lennon Overcome Father's Murder

Rocker SIR MICK JAGGER's daughter ELIZABETH is desperately trying to help her on-off boyfriend SEAN LENNON overcome the tragic death of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON. The musician's artist mother YOKO ONO confesses her son...

Lennon's Last Drawing For Sale

Assassinated BEATLES icon JOHN LENNON's last known autographed drawing is going on sale at an auction in London. The piece of paper, signed "For Ribeah love John Lennon" with doodle portraits, was signed on...

Original Prince Recording Up For Auction

Wealthy fans of pop legend PRINCE are poised to spend big later this month (JUN04), when his first studio recording goes up for sale at a London auction. The cassette features a 17-year-old Prince...

The Beatles In Online Sales Talks

THE BEATLES representatives have delighted online music stores by approaching them about licensing the legendary band's highly sought after back catalogue for distribution on the internet. The FAB FOUR have so far staved off...

Mccartney Takes Public Transport

Humble rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY frequently uses public transport to get around - because he refuses to be shut away from the rest of the world. The multi-millionaire former BEATLE refuses to rely...

Beatles Inducted Into Vocal Hall Of Fame

The BEATLES and the O'JAYS are among the 17 acts who will be inducted into the VOCAL GROUP HALL OF FAME later this year (SEP04). Other inductees in the Class of '04 include THE...

Lennon And Jagger "All Over Each Other"

BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON's son SEAN and ROLLING STONES icon MICK JAGGER'S daughter ELIZABETH have scorched reports of a split - by passionately kissing at a party. The rock offspring had reportedly called time...

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