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Martin Writes Song For Baby

COLDPLAY singer CHRIS MARTIN will celebrate the birth of his first child with GWYNETH PALTROW by writing a special song for it. The sensitive star has been telling friends his new track will be...

Beatles Driver Dies

The BEATLES' chauffeur ALF BICKNELL has died at his home in Oxford, England, at the age of 75. The driver, who was the inspiration behind the FAB FOUR's DRIVE MY CAR hit, started working...

Mccartney 'Will Not Face Charges' Over Photographer Scuffle

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will escape charges over allegations he assaulted a paparazzi photographer last September (03). The former BEATLE reportedly lost his temper with KEVIN WHEAL on a trip to see illusionist...

Oasis Form Charity Supergroup

British chart-stars OASIS have secretly formed a rock supergroup for a one-off charity concert. WONDERWALL hitmakers NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER will be joined onstage by former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY, THE...

Mccartney's Family Tour

Pop veteran SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is taking his family on tour with him when he hits the road in MAY - even baby daughter BEATRICE. The former BEATLE is determined the four month old...

Ed Sullivan Raped Starlet

Legendary American chat show king ED SULLIVAN has been demonised as a rapist in a shocking new book, written by former THE HONEYMOONERS star JANE KEAN. The actress claims Sullivan, who first brought THE...

Busted Star Slams Chart Rivals

BUSTED hunk CHARLIE SIMPSON is furious with the state of music in his native Britain - and blames it on POP IDOL finalists WILL YOUNG and GARETH GATES. The CRASHED THE WEDDING hitmaker is...

Westlife Manager Tells Of Split Shock

WESTLIFE manager LOUIS WALSH thought bandmember BRYAN McFADDEN was "having him on" when he announced his plans to leave the chart-topping group last week (ends07MAR04). Walsh - who is also the pop svengali behind...

Dj Dangermouse Fuses Metallica With Jay-z

DJ DANGERMOUSE has mixed JAY-Z's BLACK ALBUM with METALLICA's eponymous 1991 record, just weeks after EMI took legal action for his use of THE BEATLES' WHITE ALBUM for a similar project. The American DJ...

Rejected Beatles Painting Donated To Gallery

A painting of THE BEATLES which was rejected by the band after the artist took five years to complete it has been donated to a British gallery. The picture - which is part...

Websites Protest Grey Album

Websites around the world have joined forces to protest at record giant EMI's decision to block the release of an album that fuses JAY-Z's BLACK ALBUM with THE BEATLES classic WHITE ALBUM. The GREY...

Mccartney Ordered Off The Weed

Pop legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has reportedly been ordered to stop smoking cannabis - by wife HEATHER MILLS The former model, 36, was heard saying she has told the former BEATLE, 61, he is...

Sir Cliff Richard Crowned The Best Selling British Singles Artist Ever

Veteran singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD has been named the best selling singles artist in his native Britain - beating out THE BEATLES and ELVIS PRESLEY. The SUMMER HOLIDAY hitmaker has a huge devoted following...

Beach Boy Performs Unreleased Songs

Former BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON received a five-minute standing ovation after performing songs from his lost masterpiece album SMILE. Singer Wilson, 61, played Smile in its entirety during the second half of his sell-out...

Mccartney Mends Wedding Woes

Pop legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY came to the rescue of pal JULIE WONG's terrified bridegroom on Valentine's Day (14FEB04) by keeping him occupied while he nervously waited for his bride. Wong, a close friend...

George Harrison's Birthday Honoured In Los Angeles

A special event, marking what would have been GEORGE HARRISON's 61st birthday, will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday (22FEB04). GEORGE HARRISON DAY IN LA is a free event which will takes place...

Mccartneys Defend Their Name

Legendary musician SIR PAUL McCARTNEY launched his heartfelt defence of wife HEATHER MILLS yesterday (16FEB04) to protect their baby daughter from being bullied in later life, according to the ex-model herself. The former BEATLE,...

Mccartney Blasts Heather Critics

Legendary singer SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has launched a blistering attack on tabloid newspapers for constant criticisms of his wife HEATHER. The former BEATLE, 61, has leapt to the defence of Heather, and telephoned leading...

Starr Has Surgery For Drumming Injury

BEATLES legend RINGO STARR has had shoulder surgery in secret in California. Years of drumming seem to have taken their toll on the 63-year-old's joints, causing him to develop painful bone spurs on one...

Jay-z's Grey Album Blocked By Emi

Plans to fuse JAY-Z's BLACK ALBUM with the BEATLES classic WHITE ALBUM has been blocked by record giants EMI. The GREY ALBUM - which was created by DJ DANGERMOUSE - had only been distributed...

Beatles Make A Return To Ed Sullivan Stage

Bosses at America's THE LATE SHOW were planning a special tribute to THE BEATLES last night (09FEB04) to mark the 40th anniversary of the FAB FOUR's first TV appearance in the US. Host DAVID...

Fleetwood Sues Bbc For Millions

FLEETWOOD MAC creator MICK FLEETWOOD is suing the BBC for millions of dollars (pounds) over the release rights to their recordings. The DON'T STOP drummer's company BEE LOAD, which produces and sells recordings of...

The Beatles Top American Viewing Figures Poll

Rock icons THE BEATLES have topped a poll to find America's most popular TV episode - 40.7 per cent of Americans watched them appear on the ED SULLIVAN SHOW. The FAB FOUR's three appearances...

Mccartney Takes To The Skies

Ex-BEATLES frontman SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is taking up a new challenge - learning to fly a plane. Rock legend McCartney - who became a dad again at 61 to BEATRICE MILLY last year (03)...

Sgt Pepper Crowned Greatest Lp Of All Time

THE BEATLES's classic album SGT. PEPPERS LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has been named the greatest album of all time by rock tome ROLLING STONE magazine. The 1967 long player - which is still considered...

Movie-maker Disturbed By Smoking George

Documentary film-maker ALBERT MAYSLES finds it tough watching his 1964 BEATLES footage because it features GEORGE HARRISON smoking heavily. Maysles was given exclusive access to the FAB FOUR upon their arrival in America in...

Kingsley Shuns Music Career

SIR BEN KINGSLEY abandoned a music career to become an actor - because he was terrified of becoming a drug-addled rocker. The Oscar-winning GANDHI legend was singing in British theatres in the 1960s when...

Beatles' Reality Tv Moments Released

THE BEATLES almost became the first reality TV stars in America when they agreed to become the subjects of filmmaker ALBERT MAYSLES' 1960s pop documentary. Maysles followed the FAB FOUR around New York when...

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