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Bez Wants To Recreate Famous John And Yoko Bed-in

21st December 2014

Happy Mondays star Bez is set to stage a JOHN LENNON-style 'bed-in' next month (Jan14) to protest against fracking and has invited The Beatles star's widow Yoko Ono to join him.The British dancer/percussionist, real name...

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Top British Photographer Jane Bown Dead At 89

21st December 2014

Celebrated photographer Jane Bown, who snapped Queen Elizabeth Ii and the Beatles, has died, aged 89.The Observer regular also captured famous portraits of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and artist Francis Bacon. Many of her...

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Paul Mccartney Still Considers Lennon's Opinion

19th December 2014

Sir Paul McCartney still uses John Lennon as a ''judge'' of his songwriting.The Beatles legend admits he will scrap lyrics if he doesn't think his late bandmate - who was assassinated in 1980 - would...

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George Harrison And Bee Gees To Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

19th December 2014

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...

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The Things They Say: 4512003

17th December 2014

"I am, I definitely am. I'm really excited about that..." Sir Paul Mccartney is looking forward to honouring his former The Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr with the Award for Musical Excellence at the Rock and...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Always Dies In Video Games

17th December 2014

Sir Paul McCartney cannot stop getting killed when he plays video games with his grandchildren.The 72-year-old musical legend has written a new track, 'Hope for the Future', for the video game 'Destiny' but admits that...

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Green Day To Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

17th December 2014

Green Day, Ringo Starr and Lou Reed are among the artists who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers will be enshrined at the 30th annual...

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Paul Mccartney Shuns Beatles Anniversaries

16th December 2014

Sir Paul Mccartney never takes notice of The Beatles milestones, insisting he has no interest in marking important anniversaries or birthdays.The Fab Four is frequently the subject of retrospective news features or Tv shows, and...

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John Lennon's Killer Wants Forgiveness From Yoko Ono

15th December 2014

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman wants The Beatles legend's widow Yoko Ono to forgive him for murdering the star.Chapman shot Lennon four times outside his home at the Dakota building in New York in December,...

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Paul Mccartney Is Hopeless At Beatles Video Game

12th December 2014

Pop icon Sir Paul Mccartney is useless at video games - even when playing as himself in a Beatles simulator.The legendary musician admits he is hopeless whenever his children challenge him to a go on...

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Abbey Road Werewolf Paul Mccartney

5th December 2014

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...

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Miley Cyrus Smokes On Stage

4th December 2014

Miley Cyrus smoked marijuana on stage last night (03.12.14).The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker donned a silver wig and stripped down to nipple pasties at her Art Basel show at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami and told...

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Paul Mccartney Made Game Song For Kids

4th December 2014

Sir Paul McCartney agreed to soundtrack a video game to ''infiltrate'' his children and grandchildren's lives.The Beatles legend has recorded the theme tune for new game 'Destiny' and agreed they could use his song 'Hope...

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Michael Bublé'S All 'Loved Up'

3rd December 2014

Michael Buble urged his audience to ''get loved up'' at his gig in Birmingham last night (02.12.14).The 'Cry Me A River' hitmaker couldn't stop talking about romance as her performed the first show at...

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The Beatles' Abbey Road Snaps Fetch $230,000 At Auction

23rd November 2014

Six discarded images from The Beatles' iconic Abbey Road album shoot have been sold for $230,000 (£180,000) at auction.The pictures were taken by photographer Iain MACMillan, who was invited to take charge of the shoot...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Earns £60k A Day

22nd November 2014

Sir Paul McCartney made £60,000 a day last year.Figures obtained by the Sun newspaper show that The Beatles star raked in £22 million over the 12 months as a director of his music firm.Paul was...

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John Lennon Telegram Up For Auction

20th November 2014

A telegram in which John Lennon apologises to a Dj for punching him during Sir Paul Mccartney's birthday party is among a host of Beatles memorabilia up for auction next month (Dec14).The late musician sent...

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Chelsea Handler Tells Heather Mills Gag In Front Of Paul Mccartney And Wife

15th November 2014

Guests at a celebrity gala in New York were left squirming in their seats when U.S. Tv host Chelsea Handler told a shocking joke about Sir Paul Mccartney's ex-wife in front of the Beatles star...

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Paul Mccartney's $1m Performance Payday

11th November 2014

Sir Paul McCartney landed a $1 million payday for performing at a billionaire's investment conference. The Beatles legend took to the stage at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York on Friday (07.11.14) for a...

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Pedestrian Mowed Down At Beatles' Abbey Road Crossing

10th November 2014

A female pedestrian has been hospitalised after she was mowed down by a car at the Beatles' famous Abbey Road crossing in London.The busy street, which featured on the cover of the band's 1969 Abbey...

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Rihanna's Alleged Stalker Attends Court

8th November 2014

A judge has branded Rihanna's latest stalker a ''ticking time bomb''.New York City judge Orlando Marrazzo fears Kevin McGlynn has the potential to become like Mark David Chapman - the man responsible for shooting and...

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Bob Dylan Attempted To Bring The Beatles And Stones Together For Album Project

7th November 2014

Bob Dylan once considered bringing the Beatles and the Rolling Stones together for an ambitious album project - but Mick Jagger and Paul Mccartney vetoed the idea.In his new memoir, Sound Man, revered producer and...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Surprises College Students

27th October 2014

Sir Paul McCartney surprised students at a Florida college.The event where the 72-year-old Beatles frontman appeared was kept secret from the students until the last minute.Paul said: ''Doing this for the students was such a...

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John Lennon Lands Spider Species Honour

23rd October 2014

A newly-discovered tarantula species has been named after late Beatles star John Lennon.The nocturnal Bumba lennoni has been found in Brazil. In a report in the online science journal Zoo Keys, one of the...

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George Harrison's Childhood Home Sells For $249,000

21st October 2014

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...

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Ringo Starr Is New Skechers Spokesman

21st October 2014

Beatles icon Ringo Starr has become the unlikely new face of famous footwear brand Skechers.The veteran rocker will front the fashion firm's new Relaxed Fit Footwear campaign, becoming the first musician to promote the shoe...

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George Harrison's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

7th October 2014

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...

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John Lennon Guitar To Fetch 1m

6th October 2014

A guitar used by John Lennon is expected to fetch $1 million at auction.The musical instrument - a Gretsch 6120 - was used by the late Beatles legend when the group recorded 'Paperback Writer' and...

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Fascinating Fact: 4394054

2nd October 2014

A signed mint-copy of the Beatles 1963 album Please Please Me has gone under the hammer at auction for over $35,000 (Gbp22,000).

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The Beatles' Ed Sullivan Backdrop Up For Auction

25th September 2014

Part of the backdrop that The Beatles performed in front of when they made their U.S. Tv debut on the Ed Sullivan Show is to be auctioned off as part of the upcoming The Fest...

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