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John Lennon's Detention Record Up For Auction

The document records the 29 occasions between September 9, 1955 and July 11, 1956 when Lennon, then 15 years old, received detention at Quarry Bank High School in Liverpool, England. Detailed...

The Beatles Contract Sold In New York

The Beatles' first record contract has sold for $75,000 in New York.The contract was signed in Hamburg in 1961 by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and drummer Pete Best - who was later replaced...

Ringo Starr Urges Paul Mccartney To Dig Out Old Beatles Photos

As he prepares to re-release his Fab Four photo book, Photograph, later this month (Sep15), the drummer has started thinking about a follow-up - but he admits he needs a little help from...

Alice Cooper's Tribute To 'Dead Drunk Friends'

The Hollywood Vampires' debut album will be a tribute to Alice Cooper's ''dead drunk friends''.The 67-year-old rocker was a founding member of a group of musicians including Harry Nilsson, John Lennon and Keith Moon, who...

The Beatles' Brian Epstein Contract Up For Auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as...

Paul Mccartney Recalls Gun Terror

Sir Paul McCartney feared for his own life after John Lennon was murdered.The former Beatles star was constantly on ''high alert'' after his bandmate was shot outside his New York home in 1980, especially as...

Paul Mccartney Spooked By Army Gunmen After John Lennon Murder

The Beatles legend was on "high alert" after crazed Mark Chapman gunned down Lennon outside his New York home in 1980, and many of his showbusiness pals dramatically increased their security detail....

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...

Miley Cyrus Has Rock 'N' Roll Spirit

Miley Cyrus has the rock 'n' roll spirit, according to Alice Cooper.The 'Poison' singer thinks the 22-year-old pop star - who shocked the world when she twerked against Robin Thicke at the 2013 MTV VMA...

Sir Paul Mccartney: I Lose 'Dozens' Of Beatles Songs

Sir Paul McCartney believes he lost ''dozens'' of potential Beatles songs.The 73-year-old musician has revealed he completely forgot numerous tracks he thought up with his bandmate John Lennon in the 1960s because they had no...

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

A tribute to the late John Lennon was unveiled in New York on Wednesday, with a tapestry unveiled in a ceremony attended by a number of stars including Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and U2 stars...

U2 Stars Join Yoko Ono For John Lennon Celebration

Lennon endured a long legal battle to live and work in the States after officials attempted to have him deported to his native Britain in the early 1970s, but he eventually had the deportation order...

Sir Paul Mccartney: 'Martyr' John Lennon Is More Famous Than Me

Sir Paul McCartney thinks ''martyr'' John Lennon is more famous than him.The Beatles star believes his late bandmate, who was shot in New York, is more well known because of the circumstances of his death.He...

Yoko Ono Loves Beatles Members 'Like Brothers'

Yoko Ono loves the remaining Beatles members ''like brothers''.The 82-year-old artist - who was married to one of the band's stars, John Lennon, until his assassination in 1980 - has insisted there is no bad...

'Lost' Beatles Concert Film Banned From Release Over Copyright Battle

The Beatles: The Lost Concert had been due to open for a limited run in U.S. theatres in 2012, but bosses at Sony and the Fab Four's label, Apple Corps, took issue with...

Sir Paul Mccartney Frustrated By 'John Lennon Was The Beatles' Comments

The 73-year-old musician formed the Fab Four with Lennon and forged a prolific songwriting partnership with his bandmate and friend, but when the Imagine singer was gunned down outside his apartment building in...

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...

Paul Mccartney Honours Charleston Victims During Festival Performance

Shockwaves were sent around America on Wednesday (17Jun15) when a gunman opened fire at a weekly Bible study session at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine...

Yoko Ono Planning Return To Music

Yoko Ono is plotting a return to music.The 82-year-old artist-and-singer - the widow of the late Beatles star John Lennon - feels ready to record a new album, the first since 2013's 'Take Me to...

'Lost' John Lennon Guitar Heading To Auction Block

The late rocker is believed to have strummed on the 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic for tracks like Love Me Do, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please, Please, Me,...

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...

Yoko Ono Launches Quirky Art Project At Moma

The veteran musician/artist is sharing her artwork in Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960-1971, and one of the pieces is a dedicated space in the gallery where art-lovers are asked to get close....

Yoko Ono Designs Tragedy Coffee Cups

The star has teamed up with coffee company illy to create a collection of espresso cups decorated with her handwriting. Each cup and saucer is emblazoned with the date and place of...

John Lennon's Divorce Papers Up For Sale

The five-page legal documents, detailing the couple's 1968 split surfaced earlier this year (15) - just before Cynthia died, and now the papers are set to go to the highest bidder at an...

Errol Brown Dead At 71

The Hot Chocolate frontman passed away at his home in the Bahamas on Wednesday (06May15). Brown's big break in music came in 1969, when he recorded a version of John Lennon's...

Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that the emergence of hip hop has had the biggest impact on the charts of any genre since the 1950s. The study also...

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