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John Lennon's 72nd Birthday Celebrated, His Legacy Lives On

By Michael West | 10th October 2012

There are few people that have ever lived, who have changed the world and made such an enormous impact, that subsequently results in their memory being upheld, almost as sacred, all over the world, decades...

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I Love The Beatles But It’S Time To Move On: Jarvis Cocker Reviews John Lennon Letters Book

By Hayley Avron | 10th October 2012

Jarvis Cocker has reviewed the latest book to be have been published about The Beatles. 'The John Lennon Letters', edited by Hunter Davies, is a collection of missives from the late Beatles’ songwriter, dating from...

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Hey Jude Is Most-referenced Track In Fiction Books

9th October 2012

The Beatles' hit track Hey Jude is the most-referenced song in literature.Researchers at have discovered that the pop classic is mentioned in at least 55 works of fiction, from Stephen King's The Dark Tower...

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The Things They Tweet: 3318395

9th October 2012

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY John Lennon." Whoopi Goldberg remembers the late Beatles legend, who would have turned 72 on Tuesday (09Oct12).

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John Lennon Slammed Mccartneys In Angry Note

9th October 2012

John Lennon ordered Sir Paul Mccartney's wife Linda to "shut up" and branded her "insane" in a furious rant after The Beatles broke up.A series of previously unseen letters penned by the late Imagine hitmaker...

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Simon Fuller Launches Parlophone Bid

9th October 2012

Simon Fuller has launched a bid to buy Parlophone records.The manager and businessman behind 'American Idol' has partnered with Island Records founder Chris Blackwell to offer £350 million for the British label, after parent company...

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The Beatles' Love Me Do Single Recalled

8th October 2012

Record label bosses have reportedly recalled a vinyl re-release of The Beatles' hit single Love Me Do after accidentally pressing the wrong version of the song for the anniversary edition.Executives at Emi made plans to...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Keen To Rework Another Lost John Lennon Track With Jeff Lynne

8th October 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney is plotting to return to the studio with producer Jeff Lynne and complete work on another John Lennon tune he and his Beatles bandmates gave up on while recording Free As A...

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Mumford & Sons Match Beatles U.s. Chart Feat

6th October 2012

Folk rockers Mumford & Sons have matched a Beatles record in the U.S. by becoming the first band since the Fab Four to land six hits in the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts.The British four-piece's...

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New Tour Footage Of The Rolling Stones Emerges

By Contributor | 5th October 2012

The Rolling Stones can't let their long-time rivals The Beatles hog the limelight even after 50 years in the business. The two bands who blazed a trail throughout the 1960s are both celebrating their 50th...

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Record Breaking Choir Gathering In Liverpool For The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary

By Hayley Avron | 5th October 2012

Today marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first hit song, ‘Love Me Do’ (October 5, 2012). To mark the occasion, a choir of 1631 people gathered in the band’s home town of Liverpool to...

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Brian Epstein Bought 10,000 Copies Of ‘Love Me Do’ To Ensure The Beatles Chart Success

By Joe Wilde | 5th October 2012

A new documentary charting the rise of The Beatles has revealed that the band’s manager, Brian Epstein, was partly responsible for their initially success after he bought 10,000 copies of the group’s first single ‘Love...

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Fascinating Fact: 3313921

5th October 2012

Two icons of Britain in the 1960s - The Beatles and James Bond - are celebrating their 50th birthday on Friday (05Oct12). The first 007 movie, Dr. No, was released on exactly the same day...

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Ringo Starr Warns Fans Against Unauthorised Biography

4th October 2012

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has warned fans against buying an "unauthorised" book about his life because he is "not participating" in the project.New York Post writer Michael Starr is working on a biography of the...

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New 'Chip Shop' Footage From The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Emerges

By Contributor | 2nd October 2012

New clips showing The Beatles in their prime have been revealed on The footage of the fab four was believed to have been shot whilst they were filming the documentary The Magical Mystery Tour...

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The Beatles' Chip Shop Footage Set To Be Released

2nd October 2012

Unseen footage of The Beatles in a chip shop is set to be released. The Space is due to show behind the scenes footage of the 'Hey Jude' group - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison,...

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Magical Mystery Tour: Unseen Footage Of The Beatles In Fish And Chip Shop Unveiled

By Hayley Avron | 2nd October 2012

Unseen footage of The Beatles visiting a Taunton fish and chip shop in 1967 has been uncovered by an Arena documentary team. The original scenes were part of footage show as the band were en...

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Unseen Beatles Footage Captures Their 'Fabulous World'

2nd October 2012

Unseen footage of The Beatles' captures the ''fabulous world'' of the band ''perfectly''.The legendary musicians - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Star - are seen behind the scenes of their 1967...

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Matt Smith Would Use Tardis To Check Out The Beatles

1st October 2012

DOCTOR WHO star Matt Smith would love to own a time-travelling tardis so he could head back to the 1960s and witness a Beatles gig.The music-loving actor admits he'd also return to 1969 and check...

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Bestival Closes With Triumphant Headline Slot From Stevie Wonder

10th September 2012

Last night's Bestival set from Stevie Wonder was a master-class in how to deliver a festival headline set. It had been a triumphant festival overall, thanks in no small part to the sunshine. The 2012...

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Painting By The Beatles Heading To Auction

7th September 2012

A painting created by The Beatles is set to go under the hammer in New York next week (begs10Sep12).The Let It Be hitmakers were forced to hole up inside their Toyko, Japan hotel room back...

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Fascinating Fact 14045

5th September 2012

A leather jacket worn by The Beatles legend George Harrison is expected to sell for as much as $192,000 (£120,000) at a Bonhams auction in December (12). The guitarist wore the jacket at the Fab...

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Early Ringo Starr Tapes Unearthed

4th September 2012

Recordings featuring The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr before he found fame with the Fab Four have been discovered in a basement.The previously unheard sessions, from 1960, contain performances by Rory Storm and the Hurricanes -...

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Geri Halliwell: "A Cheeky Minx" According To Mel C

31st August 2012

Mel C has commented on Geri Halliwell's alleged relationship with Russell Brand on national radio, reports The Metro.Sporty Spice called Halliwell a "cheeky minx" on the radio, when asked how much she knew about Ginger...

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Ringo Starr Is World's Richest Drummer

28th August 2012

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr has been named the world's richest drummer ahead of Phil Collins and Dave Grohl.The veteran musician came top in the list compiled by website with an estimated fortune of...

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John Lennon's Tooth Moulded Into New Sculpture

18th August 2012

A Canadian artist has incorporated a piece of John Lennon's tooth into a new clay model of The Beatles icon.The tragic star's tooth was sold off at the Omega Auction House in Stockport, England last...

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Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Rejects Paul Ryan's Praise

17th August 2012

The politically minded musical outfit Rage Against The Machine are known for their provocative lyrics, and strong statements within their songs. When U.S. Congressman, Paul Ryan declared his affections for the band, he was met...

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Fascinating Fact 13909

12th August 2012

Fans of late singer John Lennon have a chance to own the Beatles star's former home in Surrey, England - it is on the market for $24 million (£15 million).

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George Harrison's Widow Under Fire Over Security Fence Plans

6th August 2012

The widow of Beatles star George Harrison is under fire over renewed plans to put up a razor wire security fence around her home.Olivia Harrison has requested permission from her local council to erect a...

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Arctic Monkeys Beatles Cover Soars Up Itunes Singles Chart

30th July 2012

Arctic Monkeys' cover of 'Come Together' by The Beatles is quickly climbing up the UK singles chart, according to today (July 30, 2012). The band played the track as part of the Olympics opening...

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