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Latest Beach Boys Feud Thrown Out Of Court

MIKE LOVE's latest feud with former BEACH BOYS bandmate BRIAN WILSON has been thrown out of court over a disputed partnership arrangement. The singer alleged a 2004 promotional CD of re-recorded Beach Boys songs -...

Springsteen Joins Wilson Onstage

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN wowed fans at a BRIAN WILSON concert in New Jersey on Saturday night (13May07) when he turned up for an unannounced guest appearance. Wilson fans at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank...

Arctic Monkeys Confirmed For Aussie Festival

Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed as one of the headliners at the Splendour in the Grass festival in Australia.The New South Wales festival boasts an impressive line-up this year including Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, the...

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Elton Celebrates 60th With 20,000 Fans

SIR ELTON JOHN celebrated his 60th birthday for the third time last night (25MAR07) - performing to 20,000 fans and celebrity friends at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The ROCKET MAN singer, real name...

Beach Boy Brian Calls On Sir George Martin

THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON has reportedly asked THE BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN to remix some of his former band's classic songs. Martin and his son GILES recently re-worked a number of Beatles...

The Beach Boys Case Thrown Out Of Court

LATEST: A lawsuit filed by THE BEACH BOYS was thrown out of court earlier this month (DEC06) after a lawyer representing the band showed up 13 minutes late for the court hearing. On 11 December...

Wilson And Stanley To Train Aspiring Musicians

BRIAN WILSON and KISS frontman PAUL STANLEY have signed up to train aspiring musicians at Hollywood's Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp next year (07). The BEACH BOY and Stanley will be joined by THE GRATEFUL...

Rock Publicist Ronnie Lippin Dies At Age 59

Veteran publicist Ronnie Lippin, who managed to gain TV exposure for her famous rock clients long after network TV ceased to be a viable venue for most of them, has died in Los Angeles at...

Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

Rock Publicist/manager Lippin Dies

Rock publicist/manager RONNIE LIPPIN died yesterday (04DEC06) after a long battle with a rare variant of breast cancer. She was 59. Lippin began her career as a publicist for plays and films in her native...

Timberlake Credited With Cash's Star-studded All-black Video

The idea for JOHNNY CASH's stylish final video came from an unlikely source - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. The pop superstar was recording tracks with longtime Cash producer RICK RUBIN while the Def Jam Records founder was...

Superstars Inducted Into UK Music Hall Of Fame

Music legends PRINCE, JAMES BROWN, LED ZEPPELIN, BRIAN WILSON, ROD STEWART, DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, BON JOVI and former BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame last night (14NOV06). At...

Wilson Gives Blessing To 'Special' Biopic

THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has given his blessing to a biopic of his turbulent life, and will act as consultant when production gets underway. The GOOD VIBRATIONS songwriter famously suffered a nervous breakdown...

Keith Is Double Country Winner

Country star TOBY KEITH was the big winner at Saturday night's (04NOV06) Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) Music Awards, after taking home two top accolades. His hit, AS GOOD AS I ONCE WAS, was named Country...

Brown And Bon Jovi To Be Inducted Into UK Hall Of Fame

Soul legend JAMES BROWN and rockers BON JOVI will be inducted into and will perform at the UK Music Hall Of Fame next month (NOV06). SEX MACHINE singer Brown and Bon Jovi will join fellow...

Beach Boys Wilson And Jardine Team Up

BRIAN WILSON has given his former BEACH BOYS bandmate AL JARDINE a boost by inviting him to join his upcoming PET SOUNDS tour. Jardine, who is still in the middle of a copyright and breach...

Judge Throws Out Part Of Beach Boy Lawsuit

LATEST: A Los Angeles judge has dismissed part of former BEACH BOY MIKE LOVE's $2 million (GBP1.1 million) lawsuit against ex-bandmate AL JARDINE. Legal papers filed by Love in 2003 allege Jardine has illegally performed...

Dylan Tops Songwriters Polls

BOB DYLAN has topped a new magazine poll of the best living songwriters, beating off competition from NEIL YOUNG and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. Writers of US music magazine Paste chose Dylan to head up their comprehensive...

Stars Head To Vegas For Beatles Spectacular

French circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's new THE BEATLES-themed show LOVE only premiered last week (ends30JUN06), but it has already attracted a host of stars to Las Vegas, Nevada. As well as former Beatles SIR...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Beach Boys Hint At Reunion Performance

BEACH BOYS stars BRIAN WILSON, MIKE LOVE and AL JARDINE have hinted the threesome may reform without late founding members DENNIS and CARL WILSON for a one-off performance. The trio appeared in public for the...

Psychologist Landy Dies

Psychologist-to-the-stars EUGENE LANDY has lost his battle with lung cancer in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 71. Landy's celebrity clients include ALICE COOPER and RICHARD HARRIS, but he's perhaps best known for his treatment of BEACH...

Carnie Wilson Makes Lullabies Album A Family Affair

WILSON PHILLIPS star CARNIE WILSON has enlisted family members to ensure her latest album is a success - duetting with her father and singing songs penned by her late uncle, sister and husband. The...

Blake Illustrates For Beach Boys

THE BEACH BOYS have commissioned SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND artwork creator SIR PETER BLAKE to provide illustrations for a limited edition version of their classic album PET SOUNDS. Blake befriended SURFIN' USA...

Gershwin Classic Tops Romance Poll

GEORGE and IRA GERSHWIN's 1926 love anthem SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME has topped a new list of top romantic tunes. The early St Valentine's Day poll, created by US music historian SCOTT G...

Mills Mccartney Behind New Anti-fur Campaign

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY has launched a new campaign to ban Chinese imports of dog and cat fur from the European Union (EU). The former model, who is also a prominent...

Beach Boy Love Sues Wilson

Former BEACH BOYS frontman MIKE LOVE is suing his ex-bandmate BRIAN WILSON, over the star's 2004 release of the famously-unfinished SMILE album. Love filed suit in Los Angeles Federal Court this week (ends04NOV05), alleging...

Brian Wilson Plays Santa Claus To New Orleans Kids

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON has matched $100,000 (GBP55,500) in donations from his fans and plans to send toys to the kids who lost everything when Hurricane Katrina devastated America's Gulf Coast. The pop...

Wilson Treats Katrina Relief Fans To One-on-one Chat

Legendary rocker BRIAN WILSON is telephoning fans who donate more than $100 (GBP56) to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort, after one music lover said he doubted the BEACH BOY's commitment to the fundraising cause....

Mccartney: 'Lennon Always Topped Me'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY insists he shared a fiercely competitive relationship with JOHN LENNON even after THE BEATLES split up. The 61-year-old rocker recalls how the pair jousted creatively in a flurry of ongoing musical...

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