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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...

Mccartneys Break Film Certificate Rules

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and his wife HEATHER MILLS flouted the film certification laws last week (ends25JAN04) - by taking baby daughter BEATRICE to see LOVE ACTUALLY. The former BEATLE and his campaigning...

Harrison Family And Doctor Settle

LATEST: The family of the late GEORGE HARRISON have dropped their case against a doctor who forced the BEATLES legend to sign a guitar as he lay dying - because he's agreed to ditch the...

Beatles Fans On The Hunt For First Devotee

FAB FOUR fans across America have launched an extensive hunt for the girl who kick started BEATLEMANIA in the States. To mark the 40th anniversary of the BEATLES first American number one, I WANT...

Danger Mouse Teams Up Jay-z And The Beatles

Retiring rapper JAY-Z and legendary group THE BEATLES are being teamed up in an ambitious new dance music project by hip-hop maestro DANGER MOUSE. The acclaimed producer has fused the lyrics from the FRIEND...

Mccartney To Be Questioned Over Blaine Scuffle

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is to face questioning by detectives following his infamous 'scuffle' outside DAVID BLAINE's Perspex box stunt last September (03). The former BEATLE got into a fracas with photographer KEVIN WHEAL, from...

Beckham's Rapping Ridiculed

VICTORIA BECKHAM's never-to-be-released hip-hop album has been ridiculed by British critics - who have likened her style to spoof rapper ALI G. The former SPICE GIRL was banned from releasing the tracks she recorded...

Jackson's Advisors Claim Finances Are 'Just Fine'

MICHAEL JACKSON's closest advisors claim the troubled pop star's finances are "just fine", despite reports the singer is experiencing serious money trouble. Following a meeting at a Beverly Hills, Los Angeles hotel yesterday (12JAN04)...

Jackson Set To Lose Beatles Catalogue

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY could be in for some good news - his former friend MICHAEL JACKSON may finally have to forfeit the BEATLES back-catalogue. Sir Paul and Michael had a massive fall out after...

Lemmy Wows Foo Fighter Grohl

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL has been given a few lessons in rock 'n' roll by MOTORHEAD star LEMMY KILMISTER after penning a song for the Brit. Grohl is working with a number of...

Lennon Spiked Pals' Drinks

Late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON used to enjoy spiking his friends' drinks with drugs, according to British showbiz veteran JIMMY TARBUCK. The pair attended the same primary school in Liverpool together, and remained close...

Harrison's Doctor Replaced

The doctor being sued by late rocker GEORGE HARRISON's family has lost his job at a New York hospital. DR GILBERT LEDERMAN has been replaced as head of the radiation oncology unit at STATEN...

Motown Releases Supreme Compilation

A compilation of number one hits by soul legends DIANA ROSS and THE SUPREMES is set to be released by MOTOWN. The 24-track set will feature 11 Supremes hits, four from when the...

Memorial Delayed For Harrison

GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA has postponed plans for a memorial for the former BEATLE, in his former home of Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. Olivia has been in talks with Henley Council about renaming the town's...

Harrison Doctor Offers Guitar To Charity

LATEST: The doctor who allegedly forced GEORGE HARRISON to sign his son's guitar shortly before his death in 2001 has offered to give the instrument to charity. The former BEATLE's estate this week (6JAN04) began...

Ono Slammed By Lennon's Ex-girlfriend

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been slammed by her late husband's mistress, who accuses the Japanese artist of "trying to erase" the rocker's true history. On the recently-released DVD LENNON LEGEND: THE VERY...

Beatles Laugh Off Lost Tape Claims

LATEST: BEATLES bosses are laughing off reports of a lost tape made when the FAB FOUR allegedly regrouped in 1976. Internet site MOMENTSINTIME.COM is auctioning an erased tape from what it claims was a...

Stereophonics Rock With Wood

British rockers THE STEREOPHONICS recruited a temporary new member to their chart-topping band last night (16DEC03) - ROLLING STONES legend RONNIE WOOD. The PAINT IT BLACK axeman joined the HEY MR WRITER group onstage...

Yoko + Mccartney Feud On Again?

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is furious with JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO after she removed his name from the credit for GIVE PEACE A CHANCE, according to British tabloid the DAILY MAIL. The former BEATLE...

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