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John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Ono Wedding Anniversary

23rd March 2011

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again - to celebrate the former Beatles star's marriage to Yoko Ono.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by...

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Steve Martin Talks Paul Mccartney Collaboration

16th March 2011

Steve Martin says he was left "flabbergasted" after working with Paul Mccartney on his recent solo album.Steve Martin, the American comedian who released his new bluegrass album 'Rare Bird Alert' yesterday (15th March 2011) has...

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Steve Martin Works With Dixie Chicks And Mccartney

16th March 2011

Steve Martin, the American actor and acclaimed comedian, released his latest bluegrass album 'Rare Bird Alert' yesterday (15th March 2011) and the record features a number of high profile collaborations, reports Cmt.com.Steve Martin has collaborated...

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Yellow Submarine Remake Scrapped

15th March 2011

A planned remake of Beatles movie Yellow Submarine has been scrapped by film bosses following numerous delays and setbacks.Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis set the project up and hired Cary Elwes, Dean Lennox...

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Casey Abrams Undergoes Blood Transfusions

11th March 2011

Casey Abrams, a fan favorite on the current season of American Idol, missed last night's show (10th March 2011) after being hospitalized.Casey Abrams was absent from yesterday's American Idol live show after he was hospitalized...

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Bieber Fans Swarm His Liverpool Hotel

10th March 2011

Biebermania has broken out in the Beatles' home city and the teenage pop star is trapped in his hotel.Thousands of screaming fans discovered where Justin Bieber was staying and swarmed the hotel early on Thursday...

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The Things They Say 20496

24th February 2011

"My aunt used to babysit Ringo. And he was a monster, apparently!" SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL reveals her little-known link to RINGO STARR. The actress was born in Liverpool, England - the...

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The Things They Say 20473

23rd February 2011

"I didn't mind when something like that happened with the Grey Album. But the record company minded. They put up a fuss. But it was like, 'Take it easy guys, it's a tribute.'" SIR PAUL...

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American Idol Heats Up As 50 Are Eliminated

18th February 2011

AMERICAN IDOL judges eliminated 50 hopefuls on last night's show.AMERICAN IDOL judges JENNIFER LOPEZ, STEVEN TYLER and RANDY JACKSON eliminated 50 contestants on last night's Hollywood show (17th February 2011), leaving just 50 more remaining...

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Mccartney Pens Ballet Score

15th February 2011

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is turning from BEATLE to ballet - he's written the score for a new dance extravaganza.The Fab Four legend has spent the last year penning the music for the production, which will...

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Momsen Dreams Of Mccartney Collaboration

10th February 2011

Teen star TAYLOR MOMSEN is setting her sights high in her music career - she wants to work with BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY.The Gossip Girl actress fronts rock band The Pretty Reckless, and writes...

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Fascinating Fact 10841

9th February 2011

Wednesday (09Feb11) marks the 50th anniversary of THE BEATLES' debut at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. The Fab Four played a lunchtime set at the fabled venue they went on to make famous. They...

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Martin Pays Tribute To Film Composer Barry

31st January 2011

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has added his tribute to late composer JOHN BARRY, who died from a heart attack on Sunday (30Jan11).Martin tells Britain's Channel 4 News, Barry was "probably our most famous film...

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Tourist Arrested At Lennon Building

21st January 2011

A Korean man has been arrested after he entered the New York building where late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON once lived and rode the elevator with his widow YOKO ONO.Police detained the tourist, who is...

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Beatles Memorabilia Museum Opens In Argentina

17th January 2011

A museum dedicated to rock legends the BEATLES has opened in Buenos Aires.A cheque signed by drummer Ringo Starr, an "authentic" Beatles wig and a brick from The Cavern Club - the Liverpool venue where...

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Landlord Sues Over Lennon Suit Auction

17th January 2011

A New York City landlord has sued bosses of a gallery which auctioned an outfit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album earlier this month (Jan11).The late legend...

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Gretsch To Sell Limited Edition Replica Of Harrison Guitar

10th January 2011

Guitar makers at Gretsch are marketing a new guitar styled after the Duo Jet GEORGE HARRISON strummed in his early days with the BEATLES.The limited edition instrument is a replica of the one Harrison played...

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Lennon's Abbey Road Suit Sells For $46,000

3rd January 2011

An outfit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album has sold for a massive $46,000 (£30,667).The late musician was seen wearing the white suit in the iconic photograph,...

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British Politician Attempts To Save Starr Home

3rd January 2011

A British politician has stepped in to help save the birthplace of BEATLES legend RINGO STARR from demolition.The house at 9 Madryn Street in Liverpool, England is under threat of demolition after officials at the...

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Take That Top Amazon's Music List

31st December 2010

British pop stars TAKE THAT have fought off competition from THE BEATLES and MICHAEL JACKSON to be named the best-selling music act ever on website Amazon.co.uk.The group's latest record, Progress, has dominated Britain's album chart...

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Mccartney's Girlfriend Has 'Good Relationship' With Ex-wife Mills

29th December 2010

HEATHER MILLS has put her acrimonious split from SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY behind her - the former model enjoys a "good relationship" with the BEATLES legend's current partner.The pair separated in 2006 after four years of...

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Campaigners Slam Ruling On Starr's Home

28th December 2010

BEATLES fans have blasted a decision by English Heritage bosses not to save RINGO STARR's birthplace from demolition - branding the ruling "a joke".Earlier this month (Dec10), a preservation order was placed on the famous...

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Abbey Road Beatles Zebra Crossing Given Listed Status

23rd December 2010

The Abbey Road zebra crossing in North London, made famous for appearing on a Beatles album cover, has been granted Grade II listed status, reports BBC News. The crossing was used as the iconic cover...

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Albarn Stages Glee Protest Over Beatles Record

22nd December 2010

GORILLAZ and BLUR star DAMON ALBARN has warned GLEE producers not to contact him about using his songs on the TV show - because he can't forgive them for stealing the BEATLES' U.S. pop chart...

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Abbey Road Crossing Granted Preservation Order

22nd December 2010

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has spoken of his delight after the British government declared the BEATLES' famous Abbey Road zebra-crossing a national heritage site on Wednesday (22Dec10).The famous Abbey Road studios, where the band recorded its...

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Ono Donates Lennon Coin To Children's Hospital Auction

17th December 2010

YOKO ONO has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring JOHN LENNON to an auction benefiting a children's hospital in the late BEATLES star's hometown.Ono is a patron of Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool,...

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Lennon's Abbey Road Suit For Sale

17th December 2010

The white suit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of the BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album is up for sale.The wool-blend blazer and trousers, which Lennon is seen wearing in the 1969 record's iconic...

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Mccartney Thrilled With Beatles Itunes Deal

17th December 2010

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is glad the BEATLES' back catalogue is finally available online - because a "whole new generation" can now find inspiration in their music.The Fab Four's albums and singles were made available on...

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Mccartney Honours Lennon With Moving Snl Set

12th December 2010

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY paid tribute to his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON during an appearance on America's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - just three days after the 30th anniversary of the legend's death.The singer/songwriter was the star...

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Beatles, Nelson & Prince Songs Among Grammy Hall Of Fame Nominees

10th December 2010

Classic recordings by THE BEATLES, WILLIE NELSON and PRINCE are among the 2011 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame.Every year, the Recording Academy's trustees select a collection of songs considered to be of lasting...

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