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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,...

Paul Mccartney Invited To Perform At Alien Woodstock

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been invited to perform at 'Alien Woodstock' in a bid to make extra-terrestrials reveal themselves to the planet.The two musicians - who were joined in The Fab Four...

Hindu Leader Calls For Dead George Harrison Tree To Be Replanted

Hindu leaders have joined fans of late Beatles star George Harrison in calling for Los Angeles City officials to replant a tree tribute to the singer/songwriter after learning the pine that bore his name has...

Beetles Kill George Harrison Tree

A memorial tree planted in honour of George Harrison has been killed by an infestation of beetles.The pine tree sapling was planted in Griffin Park, Los Angeles in 2004, three years after The Beatles legend...

Guess Which Insects Have Killed The George Harrison Memorial Tree?

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles. The pine tree was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004, three years after the musician's death.George...

George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed

A memorial tree planted for George Harrison has been killed - by beetles.The pine, which was set into the earth near Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park, California in 2004 to commemorate the life of the...

Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in San Francisco in 1966. The documentary will use archive footage...

The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will include new interviews with both surviving members, Paul McCartney and...

Ron Howard Making Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is making an official documentary about The Beatles.The acclaimed filmmaker will helm a project about the legendary group from their early gigs to to their last public concert in Candlestick Park, San Francisco,...

Ron Howard To Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club To San Francisco

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Crucially, the movie is being made...

George Harrison's Childhood Home Up For Auction

The house where George Harrison grew up is to go on sale at auction.The Beatles guitarist lived at the terraced property in Liverpool, England with his parents between 1949 and 1965, and the Fab Four...

John Lennon's Killer Controlled By 'Dark' Aliens

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of ''dark'' aliens determined to eradicate his messages of peace and love, it has been claimed.The late Beatles legend was assassinated by Mark Chapman outside the Dakota Building...

George Harrison's Guitar Sells For $657,000

A guitar used by George Harrison at the height of Beatlemania has sold for $657,000 (£410,000) at auction.The 1962 Rickenbacker 425 was used by the Fab Four star during recording sessions for I Want to...

Beatles Help! Clothing Sells At Auction In Liverpool

Clothing worn by Ringo Starr and George Harrison in the Beatles film Help! have sold at auction in Liverpool, England.The cape Starr wore in the 1965 Richard Lester film fetched $97,600 (£61,000), while Harrison's jacket...

Rare Rickenbacker With Classic Beatles History Up For Auction

A 1962 Rickenbacker guitar played by both George Harrison and John Lennon is to be auctioned off in New York in May (14).The instrument will be among the highlight items going under the hammer at...

Monty Python's Groupies Had 'Interesting Personalities'

Monty Python's groupies were never as attractive as rock groupies. The British comedy troupe - which is made up of John Cleese, 74, Terry Jones, 71, Terry Gilliam, 72, Michael Palin, 70, and Eric Idle,...

Mike Love Marks George Harrison's Birthday With Track Tribute

The Beach Boys founder Mike Love paid tribute to George Harrison by releasing a previously unheard track on Tuesday (25Feb14) to mark what would have been The Beatles star's 71st birthday.The Good Vibrations singer wrote...

Signed Beatles Album Expected To Fetch Thousands At Auction

An autographed copy of The Beatles' second U.S. album gifted to George Harrison's throat doctor 50 years ago is set to go under the hammer at a memorabilia auction next month (Mar14).The Meet The Beatles!...

Ringo Starr And George Harrison's Help! Jackets Up For Auction

Jackets worn by Beatles icons Ringo Starr and George Harrison in 1965 movie Help! are expected to fetch at least $80,000 (£50,000) at auction.The stars donned the tailored blue coats for the comedy adventure and...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite At Beatles Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were joined by Katy Perry, John Mayer and Alicia Keys for a special TV show to commemorate 50 years since The Beatles first appeared on US television. The...

Paul Mccartney Performs With Ringo Starr

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed together at the Grammy Awards last night (26.01.14).The two surviving members of The Beatles were introduced to the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center by actress Julia Roberts...

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