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George Harrison's Widow: 'George Was Much More Than Just The Quiet Beatle'

George Harrison's widow has exploded the myth the late star was the "quiet" Beatle, insisting he could be a wildman when he wasn't meditating.In a new Rolling Stone expose, Olivia Harrison reveals the guitarist lived...

Martin Scorsese To Release George Harrison Documentary

Martin Scorsese is to return to the music world again as he releases a documentary about the life of George Harrison. The documentary includes previously unseen private letters, home movie footage and personal stories of...

The Beatles Support Music Matters Campaign

The Beatles are supporting the Music Matters campaign to combat illegal downloading. The legendary pop group's estate has approved the use of the band's music in a special animated film which promotes downloading from legal...

Martin Scorsese's George Harrison Documentary Selected To Open San Sebastian

George Harrison will return to the big screen from beyond the grave - Martin Scorsese's documentary about the late Beatle is set to premiere at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain.The music documentary,...

Harrison's Widow Rallies Stars For Africa Fundraising

Eric Clapton, Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias and Ringo Starr are among celebrities who have teamed up with the widow of Beatles star George Harrison to raise money for the victims of drought and famine in...

Paul Mccartney Reflects On Beatles Breakup

Paul McCartney "hadn't thought of the implications" when he effectively announced the end of The Beatles. The 'Heavy Roller' singer is credited as being the one who broke the news of the legendary British group's...

Harrison's Son Plays Dad's UKeleles On New Album

George Harrison's son Dhani has given his band thenewno2 a distinctive sound on their album by performing with some of the 40 ukeleles his late father left him in his will.Dhani Harrison has become a...

George Harrison's First Love Credits Late Beatle As Best Kisser

George Harrison's first girlfriend has boosted the late Beatle's reputation as a ladies' man by revealing she still treasures her first kiss with him.Iris Caldwell realised years later that Harrison was perhaps only dating her...

The Beatles Nearly Drafted

The Beatles would never have formed if they hadn't narrowly escaped being drafted into the army. The band's Sir Paul McCartney said the group - which originally came together in 1960 - were lucky to...

The Beatles Entourage Set To Reunite For Cirque Du Soleil Anniversary

A few members and associates of the Beatles are set to get together in Las Vegas on 8 June to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Cirque Du Soleil's 'Love', the music-driven circus show from THE...

George Harrison Diaries To Be Published

Unseen photographs, personal letters, and diaries written by late Beatles star George Harrison are to be published in an illustrated history of his life.The legendary musician's widow Olivia will reveal dozens of previously unreleased documents...

John Lennon's Lyrics To Be Auctioned

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to the Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' are set to make £122,000 at auction. The lyric sheet features the song's third verse and the opening lines of 'She's...

American Idol's Pia Steals The Show On Rock Night

American Idol contestant Pia Toscano stole the show on yesterday's rock 'n' roll themed show. The 22-year-old songstress wowed the Idol judges with a powerful rendition of Tina Turner's hit 'River Deep, Mountain High', reports...

Yellow Submarine Goes In The Tank With Mars Needs Moms

The sinking of Robert Zemeckis's Mars Needs Moms has apparently sunk plans for another Zemickis motion-capture feature, the Beatles' Yellow Submarine. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project has been canceled by Disney after the...

Gretsch To Sell Limited Edition Replica Of Harrison Guitar

Guitar makers at Gretsch are marketing a new guitar styled after the Duo Jet GEORGE HARRISON strummed in his early days with the BEATLES.The limited edition instrument is a replica of the one Harrison played...

Liam Gallagher Inspired By Harrison

Liam Gallagher's style icon is George Harrison.The Beady Eye singer has his own fashion label Pretty Green and although he is famously obsessed with John Lennon, he claims The Fab Four's guitarist is a bigger...

The Beatles Added To Itunes

The Beatles' back catalogue has been added to iTunes. The legendary British group - comprised of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - have been the largest artist to be conspicuously absent...

Paul Mccartney's Ghostly Shock

George Harrison once tricked Sir Paul McCartney into thinking he was his dead mother.The Beatles stars and their bandmate John Lennon were once trying to contact the dead through an Ouija board - a flat...

Harrison's Ouija Board Prank On Beatles

THE BEATLES once tried to contact the spirit world on a Ouija board - but fell foul of a prank by GEORGE HARRISON.Sir Paul MCCartney has recalled how he, Harrison, and John Lennon held a...

Ringo Starr's Home Boarded Up

Ringo Starr's childhood home has been boarded up to stop Beatles fans from stealing mementos from it. The house - number nine Madryn Street, Liverpool, North East England - has had metal shutters fitted to...

Dhani Harrison Forms Supertrio With Harper & Arthur

GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI has formed a new supertrio with BEN HARPER and singer/songwriter JOSEPH ARTHUR.Fistful of Mercy made their debut on Thursday (26Aug10) with a radio showcase on Los Angeles public station KCRW and...

Harrison Angry About Fence Protests

GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA has slammed British actor RODNEY BEWES for protesting about a security fence her late husband erected after he was attacked in his home.Harrison, who passed away in 2001, had surrounded his...

Paul Mccartney Let's Butt Be

Sir Paul McCartney turned down a request to sign a fan's butt during a concert yesterday (27.06.10).The Beatles legend spotted the wish on a placard being held up by the cheeky admirer during his headlining...

Paul Mccartney Laughs At Beatles Facts

Sir Paul McCartney says many films about The Beatles are "not true".The legendary musician - who was joined in the band by Ringo Starr, and the late John Lennon and George Harrison - insists many...

Coin Collector Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney once had pennies thrown at him by a group of "unruly youths". The Beatles legend admits the group - also comprising Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and George Harrison -...

Paul Mccartney's Greek Escape Blocked

Sir Paul McCartney realised how famous he was when he could no longer holiday in Greece.The 'Hey Jude' hitmaker admits he loved escaping to Europe when The Beatles - also comprising Ringo Starr and the...

Sir Paul Mccartney Wanted Reunion Laughs

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed "for a laugh".The singer-and-bassist admits the legendary group - drummer Ringo Starr and late members John Lennon and George Harrison - turned down several offers to...

Liam Gallagher Making Fab Film

Liam Gallagher is making a movie about The Beatles.The former Oasis frontman is developing a film about the legendary group - made up of Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and...

Harrison's Doctor Named In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

GEORGE HARRISON's former doctor is at the centre of a wrongful death lawsuit following allegations he treated a patient for cancer when she never actually had the disease.Legal documents state Giuseppa Bono, 34, told Dr....

Sir Paul Mccartney: It's Best Beatles Didn't Get Back

Sir Paul McCartney says it was a "blessing" The Beatles never reformed.The musician - who quit the Fab Four in 1970 - admits the possibility of him, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr reuniting...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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