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Fascinating Fact 13366

8th May 2012

Producers of U.S. show Mad Men paid $250,000 (£156,000) to use The Beatles track Tomorrow Never Knows in an episode - five times the normal amount to licence a song for TV.

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Adele's 21 Climbs To Number 5 In The UK Best-selling Albums

4th May 2012

Adele's second album '21' has beat Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' to Number 5 on the UK list of the biggest selling albums of all time, UK sales reaching 4,274,300 - that's 500 more than Jackson's definitive...

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Ringo Starr And Dave Stewart To Make Film Musical

1st May 2012

The Beatles legend Ringo Starr and Eurythmics rocker Dave Stewart have signed up for a big screen musical.The film will tell the coming-of-age story of kids who form a band in a depressed mining town,...

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Theatre Bosses On The Hunt For The New Beatles

27th April 2012

The producers of a new Fab Four musical have launched a search for the new Beatles.Wannabe John Lennons, Paul MCCartneys, Ringo Starrs and George Harrisons will get the chance to portray the music legends in...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Protected By 1,400 Cops During Colombia Stay

26th April 2012

Officials in Colombia took no risks when Sir Paul Mccartney landed in the country last week (ends22Apr12) - 1,400 police officers were designated to help protect The Beatles legend.The rocker headed to South America as...

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The Beatles' First U.s. Concert To Screen In Theatres

25th April 2012

Rare footage of The Beatles' first ever American concert is set for a limited screening in U.S. theatres.The Fab Four were introduced to Stateside audiences with a slot on The Ed Sullivan Show in February,...

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Sir Paul Mccartney's Tribute To Bert Weedon

23rd April 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney has paid tribute to late pioneering British guitarist Bert Weedon, who led the way for The Beatles legend and his peers.The rocker was the first British guitarist to have a hit on...

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Axl Rose To Become Hall Of Famer, Whether He Likes Or Not

12th April 2012

Axl Rose would appear to be getting inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - whether he wants to or not! Rose and the rest of GUNS N' ROSES have long been known...

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One Direction Boys Soak Up The Sun In Sydney Harbour

10th April 2012

One Direction continued their quest for world domination by sending fans wild in Australia after touching down for four live concerts this week. The occasion appeared too much for some young girls, who were photographed...

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Ringo Starr Sick With Stage Fright Before Shows

10th April 2012

Beatles legend Ringo Starr is so wracked with stage fright he regularly vomits before performing.The drummer, who has been in the spotlight for 50 years, gets so nervous before stepping out on stage he becomes...

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Was Davy Jones Smoking Marijuana At The Time Of His Death?

5th April 2012

Davy Jones, the much-loved member of The Monkees, had cannabinoids in his system according to the autopsy for the star which was recently released. As you might surmise from the name, they're a family of...

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Julian Lennon Despises Biopics About Dad

5th April 2012

Julian Lennon refuses to watch biopics about his father John Lennon because inaccuracies about The Beatles legend infuriate him.Singer Julian, John's son with his first wife Cynthia, has no interest in watching biographical films about...

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The Beatles' Sons Refuse To 'Let It Be': Consider Forming Band

4th April 2012

Maybe they just couldn't 'Let It Be,' or perhaps they just felt the time was finally right to 'Come Together,' but either way there could be a new Beatles for the 21st century, if an...

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James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

4th April 2012

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

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Madonna, Gaga & Jackson Make The Cut For All-time 100 Fashion Icons

4th April 2012

Madonna, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and The Beatles have been named among the All-Time 100 Fashion Icons by Time magazine editors.The extensive list features the "most influential fashion icons since 1923", the year the publication...

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Mccartney, Lennon & Harrison Kids Consider Supergroup

3rd April 2012

The sons of Beatles stars Paul Mccartney, George Harrison and John Lennon are planning to team up to form a new supergroup.MCCartney's son James has revealed he has had conversations with Sean Lennon and Dhani...

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Mccartney's Son To Play Cavern Club

3rd April 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney's rocker son James is set to follow in his dad's footsteps on Tuesday (03Apr12) by performing at the fabled Cavern Club where The Beatles made their name.The singer/songwriter will take to the...

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The Beatles Musical Set For West End

30th March 2012

A musical inspired by The Beatles' greatest hits is to open in London.Let It Be will be staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre in the West End to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the...

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Sir Paul Mccartney's Fears For One Direction

30th March 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney is urging One Direction fans not to hail their heroes as the "next Beatles" as it will put the "kiss of death" on the boy band's career.The British-Irish five-piece has taken the...

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The Beatles Win In Wheelchair Dispute

30th March 2012

The Beatles have successfully prevented a Dutch company from trademarking the band's name for a range of wheelchairs.Executives at Apple Corps, the company set up by members of the iconic group, disputed mobility aid company...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Re-arranged Gigs For Roger Daltrey's Charity Concert

27th March 2012

Roger Daltrey has heaped praise on Sir Paul Mccartney after the Beatles star arranged his European tour dates specifically so he could play a gig for the rocker's cancer charity in Britain.The Who frontman founded...

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One Direction Announce Major U.s. Tour After Chart Success

21st March 2012

Fresh from making chart history, One Direction have announced their first major U.S. tour of the United States. The UK boy-band became the first British group in history to top the Billboard Chart with a...

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One Direction Heading Upwards After Making Chart History

21st March 2012

One Direction, the boy group put together by the UK's 'X Factor' have topped the US album charts with their LP 'Up All Night,' the first time a British pop group have debuted at number...

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Yellow Submarine To Sail Again As Restored Dvd

20th March 2012

The Beatles' animated classic Yellow Submarine has been digitally restored for a new Dvd/Blu-Ray release.The 1968 film, which has been out of print for years, will hit stores at the end of May (12). Restoration...

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Rare George Harrison Memorabilia Unveiled

16th March 2012

Rare and never-before-seen items belonging to late Beatles star George Harrison have been unveiled at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.Harrison's widow, Olivia, invited the museum's bosses to the home they shared together in Henley-on-Thames,...

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One Direction Bigger Than The Beatles?

16th March 2012

One Direction will make music history if their debut album Up All Night reaches No. 1 in the United States next week. The boy-band -put together by Simon Cowell on the Uk X Factor -...

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The Things They Say 24594

13th March 2012

"Whenever I see Stella, she prods me in the ribs and says, 'Dad is really grateful you cost him £50 million. Thanks for that!' I'm sure Stella's thrilled, too, because it's her inheritance." Piers Morgan...

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One Direction In Hot Water After Trashing Bowling Alley Machinery

12th March 2012

One Direction have been taking the U.S. by storm in scenes not witnessed on those shores since The Beatles stepped foot in the so-called land of freedom in the 1960s. Ok that might be a...

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Fabled Los Angeles Recording Studio Wrecked By Fire

6th March 2012

A fabled Los Angeles studio where the Beatles and the Beach Boys recorded hits has been destroyed by fire.The Monday night (05Mar12) blaze wrecked the second floor of 1041 Production Studios as firefighters attempted to...

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John Carter Director Makes 'The Beatles' Comparison

5th March 2012

'John Carter' director Andrew Stanton says the Edgar Rice Burroughs books that his movie is based on, had as much influence on the genre at The Beatles had on the music industry. The 'Finding Nemo'...

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