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Beatles Escaped Fraud Prosecution

JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON were guilty of breaking banking laws in the UK - but were too famous to prosecute. The Bank of England decided to turn a blind eye on the former BEATLES,...

Footage Of The Beatles' Final Concert Emerges

Unseen footage of THE BEATLES' final official concert is to be shown on British television later this month (NOV06), and will reveal that the band's tours where less than professionally handled. Recordings made by BARRY...

Idle: 'Beatles Approved Rutles'

Comedian ERIC IDLE's BEATLES spoof THE RUTLES was approved by all of the Fab Four when it was released in 1978. Idle had no idea how The Beatles - GEORGE HARRISON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, JOHN LENNON...

Drummer Gary Dies

Former THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has died of lymphatic cancer. He was 54. The Los Angeles-based rocker was propelled to fame with his stuttering rhythm on the band's 1979 smash hit MY SHARONA. It...

Harrison Memorial Plans Abandoned

Plans for a GEORGE HARRISON memorial in the late BEATLE's former adopted home of Oxfordshire, England, have been ditched. Harrison, who died on cancer in November 2001 aged 58, adored living in Henley-on-Thames, and his...

Lennon's Former Home Up For Sale

The English country home where JOHN LENNON lived at the height of Beatlemania up for sale in the UK for $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The six-bedroom house outside Weybridge, Surrey, is located south west of...

New Beatles Album To Be Released

THE BEATLES are releasing a new album next month (NOV06), which promises to be a "new experience" of the Fab Four's music. LOVE is the soundtrack to the Beatles-inspired Cirque du Soleil show of the...

Petty + Lynne Stage Wilburys Tribute At The Hollywood Bowl

TOM PETTY staged a semi-reunion of supergroup THE TRAVELING WILBURYS onstage at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles last night (26SEP06) when he invited British rocker JEFF LYNNE to join him. The LEARNING TO FLY...

Petty + Lynne Stage Wilburys Tribute At The Hollywood Bowl

TOM PETTY staged a semi-reunion of supergroup THE TRAVELING WILBURYS onstage at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles last night (26SEP06) when he invited British rocker JEFF LYNNE to join him. The LEARNING TO FLY...

Beatles' Lsd Dentist Named

The identity of the dentist who first introduced THE BEATLES to LSD has finally been revealed in a new book about the band. THE FAB FOUR: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE BEATLES by STEVE TURNER...

Emi To Block Beatles Action

LATEST: Record label EMI is preparing to appeal against a new ruling which allows former proteges THE BEATLES to sue it for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. EMI claimed yesterday (31AUG06)...

Beatles To Sue Emi

THE BEATLES have been granted the right to sue their former record label EMI and affiliate company Capitol Records for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. The band, including the estate of...

The Knack Star Gary Dies At 54

THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has lost his battle with lymphoma. He was 54. The MY SHARONA hitmaker is also famous for producing archive JIMI HENDRIX recordings and performing behind stars like BOB DYLAN, SHERYL...

Jagger Recreates Beatles Abbey Road Cover

SIR MICK JAGGER's daughter ELIZABETH has recreated THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album cover for a new advertising campaign. The 22-year-old joined 1960s icon TWIGGY and supermodels LAURA BAILEY, NOEMIE LeNOIR and ERIN O'CONNOR on...

Beatles Top Gay Album

THE BEATLES' first album PLEASE PLEASE ME is a shock entry in a new poll of the top 50 gay albums of all time. JOHN LENNON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, GEORGE HARRISON and RINGO STARR's 1963 album,...

Faithfull Plans Updated Memoirs

Singer/actress MARIANNE FAITHFULL is releasing an updated version of her 1994 autobiography, insisting the new tome will be much funnier. The THIS LITTLE BIRD singer promises to incorporate anecdotes about famous people including GEORGE HARRISON...

Petty: 'My Wife Saved Me From Depression'

Rocker TOM PETTY credits his wife DANA YORK for pulling him out of a terrible depression and saving his career. The FREE FALLIN' hitmaker struggled to come to terms with the deaths of pal GEORGE...

Mccartney's 'Moving-on' Party

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is reportedly throwing a 'moving-on' party this weekend (15-16JUL06) to celebrate a new era without estranged wife HEATHER MILLS. The couple have had a turbulent time since splitting two months ago (MAY06)....

Boyd Nervous About Love With 'Grown-up Man'

PATTI BOYD is terrified she will have to find love with a 'grown-up man' after splitting up with her partner of 14 years, because she was previously married to rock gods GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC...

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...

Metallica To Appear On The Simpsons

Heavy rockers METALLICA will appear in an episode of the hit US TV show THE SIMPSONS in September (06). THE UNFORGIVEN hitmakers will be special guests in the first episode of the cartoon's 18th season,...

Japanese Hotel Celebrates Beatles Anniversary

THE BEATLES' one and only visit to Japan is being commemorated by the hotel the Fab Four stayed in 40 years ago (66). The DAY TRIPPER hitmakers - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, RINGO STARR, and the...

Beatles Reunite - With Widows - For Acrobatic Tribute

LATEST: Surviving BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR reunited in Las Vegas, Nevada last night (30JUN06) for the launch of a musical dedicated to the band. Cirque du Soleil's Love - an acrobatic and...

Beatles To Reunite For Love Show

Former BEATLES RINGO STARR and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY are expected to reunite in Las Vegas, Nevada, tonight (30JUN06) when their new Cirque du Soleil tribute show officially opens in Sin City. The rockers gave their...

Mills' Kidnap Fears

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS fears she will be killed like JOHN LENNON or their young daughter BEATRICE will be kidnapped. The former model, 38, was photographed videoing paparazzi outside her sister's East...

Harrison Widow: Vegas Was Third Choice For Cirque Show'

GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA is relieved THE BEATLES-inspired Cirque du Soleil show has finally made it to the stage after a string of venue changes. Olivia admits LOVE, which opened this month (JUN06) at The...

Harrison And Clapton Footage To Appear On New Dvd

Lost footage of GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON performing together in Japan is to resurface on a new tribute CD/DVD package to the late BEATLE. The live footage, shot in 1991, will appear as part...

Mccartney To Preview Beatles Musical

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is jetting from New York City to Las Vegas, Nevada, today (15JUN06) for a preview of the forthcoming Cirque du Soleil production inspired by THE BEATLES' music. The veteran singer, who turns...

Boyd Living Alone 'For First Time'

PATTI BOYD is living alone for the first time in her life after splitting from her partner of 14 years ROD WESTON - she was previously married to GEORGE HARRISON and ERIC CLAPTON. Boyd is...

Boyd: 'I Introduced The Beatles To Indian Mysticism'

GEORGE HARRISON's former wife PATTI BOYD introduced THE BEATLES to Indian mysticism and was the driving force behind their visit to the Asian country in 1968. The DAY TRIPPER legends went to MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI's...

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