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Engineer Reveals The Beatles' Secret Steak Treat

THE BEATLES had a quirky way of ending the week while they were recording classic album ABBEY ROAD - with a lavish steak dinner. The Fab Four would reward themselves for a week of hard...

Martin Demands Credit For Yesterday

Songwriter GEORGE MARTIN is demanding recognition for co-writing THE BEATLES' hit YESTERDAY, insisting he penned the track alongside SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. The song's composers are officially listed as McCartney and late Beatle JOHN LENNON,...

Mccartney: 'Martin's Hearing Loss Is Partly The Beatles' Fault'

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY holds himself and his fellow BEATLES partly responsible for music legend GEORGE MARTIN's hearing loss. The revered producer has been forced to retire because he no...

George Martin Disapproves Of Modern Technology

Legendary BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN disapproves of modern technology because now anyone can make a record in the comfort of their own home. Martin sealed his place in history by piecing together a string...

Sergeant Pepper Jacket Auctioned For Tsunami Victims

One of the THE BEATLES' legendary SERGEANT PEPPER jackets is being sold in a star-studded celebrity auction to raise money for victims of December's (05) Indian Ocean tsunami. Nearly 100 items have been donated...

The Beatles' Future Threatened By Stardust

THE BEATLES would have remained a struggling Liverpool, England, band if producer GEORGE MARTIN had taken pop veteran ALVIN STARDUST's advice that the Fab Four were not worth signing. Martin played Stardust a demo...

Starr Finally Plays Love Me Do

Legendary drummer RINGO STARR has made his own version of THE BEATLES' first hit LOVE ME DO - more than 40 years after the original version was released. Starr was furious Beatles producer GEORGE...

Thompson And Carter Battle Phone Masts

British actresses EMMA THOMPSON and HELENA BONHAM CARTER are furiously battling attempts to install phone masts on the roof of legendary BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN's north London studios. Martin had initially permitted phone...

Gabriel Honoured By Music Industry

Veteran rocker PETER GABRIEL has been honoured with the MUSIC INDUSTRY TRUST's award for his outstanding contribution to British music. The SLEDGEHAMMER star collected his prize in a ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel...

Beatles Enter UK Hall Of Fame

Rock legends THE BEATLES are the only British entry into the new UK Music Hall of Fame. A panel including former Fab Four producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN also selected ELVIS PRESLEY, BOB MARLEY and...

Jam And Lewis Sell Studio

R+B producers JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS have sold their Edina, Minnesota, music studios for $2.3 million (GBP1.2 million). The five-studio building, where hits for such stars as JANET JACKSON, GLADYS KNIGHT and BOYZ...

Martin Ignorant Of Beatles' Drug Habits

THE BEATLES' producer and friend SIR GEORGE MARTIN has only recently discovered the band's later albums were influenced by drugs. Rock veteran SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has confessed the group hid their drug habits from...

Martin's Baby Rap

Proud father CHRIS MARTIN and his COLDPLAY bandmates have recorded a song and accompanying video to celebrate the arrival of his baby daughter APPLE - under the name THE NAPPIES. The humorous promo -...

Did The Beatles Record New Material In 1976?

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has been accused of burying news of a failed FAB FOUR reunion in 1976, by a record dealer. GARY ZIMET claims the legendary band regrouped with producer GEORGE MARTIN...

Mccartney's Baby Bash

New parents SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS celebrated the birth of their baby daughter BEATRICE with a party at their London home - just a day after Heather left hospital. The pair had...

Beatles Producer Martin Slams Talent Shows

Legendary BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN has hit out at the stream of pop talent shows on TV, labelling them cruel and humiliating. Martin claims programmes like POP IDOL - Britain's version of AMERICAN IDOL...

Martin Denies Ono Co-wrote Imagine

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has denied YOKO ONO "co-wrote" her late husband JOHN LENNON's biggest hit IMAGINE. An upcoming British TV documentary claims Ono co-wrote the classic pacifist song, after inspiring Lennon with...

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Clockenflap - 2015 Live Review

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