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The Beatles' First Ever Recording Contract Going Up For Auction In New York

A critical piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is to go on sale next month, with the news that the first ever recording contract signed by The Beatles is to go under the hammer in...

Beatles' First Record Contract Up For Sale

The Beatles' first recording contract has been put up for auction.The document - which is being sold by the estate of late Beatles historian Uwe Blaschke, who died in 2010 - will be sold at...

Cilla Black Napkin On Sale Days After Death

The veteran star passed away following a suspected stroke at her home in Spain on 1 August (15), and just 10 days after the tragedy, it has emerged a handkerchief autographed by Black...

Keith Richards Slams Beatles Lp

Keith Richards has slammed The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album.The 71-year-old rocker has blasted the band's acclaimed 1967 album - which was previously named Rolling Stone magazine's number one album of all...

Paul Mccsrtney: The Beatles' Success 'Couldn't Happen Again'

Paul McCartney doesn't think any modern day bands can have the success that The Beatles had.The 73-year-old singer has insisted the success of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo...

George Harrison Letter Going Up For Sale

The Beatles star wrote a missive to Atlanta, Georgia DJ Paul Drew in May, 1966, and it wasn't until the radio jockey died in 2013 that his widow found the letter. Los...

Sir Paul Mccartney's First-class Guitar

Sir Paul McCartney requests a first class seat for his prized guitar.The Beatles star has admitted his iconic 1963 Hofner bass guitar gets the special treatment whenever he flies with it, with the instrument sometimes...

Sir Paul Mccartney Feels 'Lucky' To Have Teamed Up With Kanye West

Sir Paul McCartney feels 'lucky' to have teamed up with Kanye West.The former Beatle has confessed he was surprised when the 'Stronger' hitmaker approached him about a collaboration and felt ''flattered'' to have been asked...

Sir Paul Mccartney Flattered By Kanye West's Approach

Sir Paul McCartney feels ''lucky'' that Kanye West wanted to work with him.The 72-year-old former Beatle was surprised when the rapper contacted him to ask if he'd be interested in collaborating on some music, and...

George Harrison Guitar Sold At Auction

The Maton Mastersound was used by Harrison at several concerts in July and August, 1963 while his beloved Country Gent was being repaired. Harrison had borrowed the instrument from Barratts Music Store...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

George Harrison's Guitar Sells For $490k

A guitar once played by the late Beatles star George Harrison has sold at auction for $490,000. The instrument - which is said to have been played by the musician during the band's heyday -...

Pattie Boyd Marries For The Third Time

The 71-year-old former model exchanged vows with property developer Rod Weston, her partner of 25 years, in a ceremony at London's Chelsea Register Office. Weston says of the long-awaited nuptials, "It's almost...

Sir Paul Mccartney Performs Beatles Song For First Time

Sir Paul McCartney treated Japanese fans to the first ever performance of The Beatles' song 'Another Girl' on Tuesday night (28.04.15). The legendary musician performed at Japan's Nippon Budokan 49 years after The Fab Four...

Ringo Starr Snubs Autobiography Offers

Ringo Starr refuses to write an autobiography because publishers are only interested in his career with The Beatles.The 74-year-old drummer has been approached to tell his story in a book on numerous occasions but has...

Ringo Starr: 'Beatles Reunion Would Have Happened If Lennon And Harrison Hadn't Died'

The rocker, who will become the final member of the group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist next month (Apr15), admits there was often...

The Wrecking Crew Showcases The Best Of 1960s Session Musicians

In the words of Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin "behind every great man is a great woman", but in this case it's more likely that behind the song there's a great combination of great, unrecognised...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Induct Ringo Starr Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Sir Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 74-year-old Beatles drummer is the last member of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band to receive the honour, as John Lennon, George...

John Lennon's Bathrobe & George Harrison's Guitar Up For Auction

Harrison's stage-played Mastersound instrument and a guitar once owned by Eric Clapton are expected to be the big money items at the Julien's Auctions sale, but Lennon's bathrobe is also expected to fascinate...

George Harrison Tree Tribute Replaced To Mark 72nd Birthday

A new tree tribute to the late George Harrison has been planted in a Los Angeles park after a beetle infestation killed off the last pine.The 10-year-old Griffith Park memorial to the Beatles legend died...

George Harrison And Bee Gees To Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

George Harrison and The Bee Gees are to be honoured with The Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Awards.The late Beatles legend - who died in 2001 aged 58 - and the 'Saturday Night Fever' hitmakers, of...

Bee Gees & Flaco Jimenez To Receive Grammy Special Merit Awards

The Bee Gees, Latino accordionist Flaco Jimenez and late Beatle George Harrison will be among the music icons honoured with Grammy Special Merit awards next year (15).The three acts will join French composer Pierre Boulez,...

Sir Paul Mccartney Discusses John Lennon's Death

Sir Paul McCartney is relieved he and John Lennon were able to reconcile their differences.The Fab Four - which also featured Ringo Starr and George Harrison - formed in Liverpool in 1960, but after enjoying...

Abbey Road Werewolf Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney recreated The Beatles 'Abbey Road' album cover while dressed as a werewolf.The 72-year-old musician passed by the world famous recording studio in London while returning home after a Halloween party in October...

George Harrison's Childhood Home Sells For $249,000

The childhood home of late Beatles star George Harrison has sold at auction for $89,600 (£56,000) more than the original estimate.The three-bedroom terraced house in Liverpool, England was originally expected to make $160,000 (£100,000), but...

George Harrison's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

Late Beatles star George Harrison's childhood home is to be auctioned for upwards of $160,000 (£100,000).The three-bedroom terraced council house on Upton Green in Liverpool was the guitarist's home throughout the 1950s. The property...

Dhani Harrison Felt 'Responsibility' To Release Dad George's Music

George Harrison's son felt a ''tremendous responsibility'' to release his late father's work.The Beatles legend was working on a career retrospective when he passed away in 2001, so 36-year-old Dhani Harrison took over the project...

Dhani Harrison To Lead Tv Tribute Week To His Dad

George Harrison's son Dhani and stars like Beck and Norah Jones will honour the late Beatle as part of a 'Harrison Week' on U.S. late-night host Conan O'Brien's show.The Tv personality will turn his Conan...

George Harrison To Be Honoured At Star-studded Tribute Concert

George Harrison is set to be honoured by musicians including Brian Wilson and Norah Jones at a star-studded tribute concert, dubbed George Fest.The Beatles guitarist's tunes will be performed by some of music's most notable...

Gary Wright To Reveal All About George Harrison Friendship In New Book

Singer/songwriter Gary Wright is set to open up about his relationship with late Beatles star George Harrison in a new memoir.The Dream Weaver and Really Wanna Know You hitmaker will publish Dream Weaver: Music, Meditation,...

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