Latest Beatles News - Page 29


Michael Sheen Imagines Lennon Role

15th October 2009

Michael Sheen wants to play John Lennon in a film about The Beatles.The actor - who has played a number of British icons on the big screen, including former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair -...

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Lucy Inspires Second Lennon Track

14th October 2009

JULIAN LENNON is releasing a song in honour of his childhood friend who inspired the BEATLES hit LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS.Lucy Vodden, who died last month (Sep09) after losing a battle with lupus,...

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U2 Want Rock Band Game

9th October 2009

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

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U2 Want A Video Game

8th October 2009

Rock icons U2 are desperate to follow in the footsteps of THE BEATLES and METALLICA and land their own video game.Bassist Adam Clayton admits he and his bandmates are impressed with the recently-released The Beatles:...

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Lily Allen To Duet With Donovan

8th October 2009

Lily Allen is set to duet with Donovan. The legendary 60s singer/songwriter wants the 'Not Fair' singer to appear alongside him when he tours next year.He told BANG Showbiz: "Lily Allen I like, yeah sure,...

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Beatles Story Taken To The Stage

5th October 2009

The story of THE BEATLES' rise to fame will be told in a new theatre production.Director Iain Softley has adapted his 1994 movie Backbeat, about the band's early days gigging in Hamburg, Germany, for the...

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Mccartney Signs With Major Label

2nd October 2009

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has agreed a deal with Mercury Records to release his new live album.The superstar has shunned major labels since ending his four-decade long deal with Parlophone, choosing instead to release...

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Lambert's Unreleased Cd Already A Hit

1st October 2009

Demonstrating once again that the mini-industry that has formed around the American Idol TV contest does not depend on first-place winners, season eight's runner-up contestant Adam Lambert's new album has shot to second place on...

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Paris Jackson Knew Father Was Overworked

1st October 2009

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris blames his 'This Is It' tour for killing him.The 11 year old told her aunt La Toya Jackson her dad was pressured into working "non-stop" for his 50-date London residency -...

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Sean Lennon: 'There's No Pressure Being A Beatle Offspring'

1st October 2009

JOHN LENNON's musician son SEAN feels no pressure forging a career in the late legend's shadow, insisting no one can compete with THE BEATLES.The 33 year old is currently performing with his mother Yoko Ono's...

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Madness' Street Success

29th September 2009

Madness became the first band to have London's Regent Street closed for a concert on Sunday (27.09.09).The 'Baggy Trousers' hitmakers were delighted to have "outdone The Beatles" with the feat, which saw competition winners enjoy...

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Yoko: 'Sean Never Knew Lennon Was A Beatle'

29th September 2009

YOKO ONO and JOHN LENNON kept their celebrity status so far away from family life their son SEAN had no idea his dad was a former member of the BEATLES.Ono has revealed she and her...

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Beatles' Lucy Dies

28th September 2009

The woman who inspired hit BEATLES track LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS has died after losing her battle with auto-immune disease lupus.Lucy Vodden, the childhood pal of John Lennon's son Julian, passed away at...

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Harrison Wins Fence Battle

26th September 2009

BEATLES legend GEORGE HARRISON's widow has proved triumphant in a legal battle to rebuild a security fence her late husband erected after he was attacked in his home.Olivia Harrison had applied for planning permission to...

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Fascinating Fact 8057

26th September 2009

HARRY CONNICK JR. has recorded a French and Italian version of the BEATLES' AND I LOVE HER with former model and French First Lady Carla Bruni. The U.S. crooner says, "She's the First Lady of...

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Yoko Ono Rocks Into Old Age

26th September 2009

Yoko Ono is planning to make music until she is at least 96 years old.The 76-year-old musician - the widow of Beatles singer John Lennon - is currently "focusing" her creativity in preparation for a...

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Fascinating Fact 8029

22nd September 2009

All 16 items in the BEATLES remastered catalogue hit the Amazon.com top 20 within a day of going on release on 9 September (09). More than 235,000 copies of albums like Abbey Road and Let...

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Mccartney Came Up With Harrelson's Zombie Ruse

22nd September 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY turned spin doctor for pal WOODY HARRELSON when the actor hit the headlines for attacking paparazzi in New York in April (09) - the BEATLES star was the one who suggested the...

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Yoko Ono's Virtual Peace

21st September 2009

Yoko Ono thinks the new Beatles video game will help create "a world of peace".The 76-year-old widow of 'Fab Four'singer John Lennon has praised Beatles Rock Band - which was released earlier this month -...

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The Things They Say 13515

18th September 2009

"All we have to do is stay alive and we'll always be five years ahead of THE BEATLES, five years ahead of THE ROLLING STONES - they've all still got five years to go before...

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Beatles' Photos Spark Copyright Suit

18th September 2009

A former BEATLES photographer is battling over the copyright for the first publicity photos of the rock group, after the images were used to sell books and DVDs featuring the band.New York-based snapper Albert Marrion...

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Fascinating Fact 8014

18th September 2009

A 1966 magazine signed by late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON and containing an interview in which he famously claimed the band was more popular than Jesus has sold at auction for $12,713 (£8,475). A New...

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Mccartney Is America's Most Beloved Beatle

17th September 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been voted America's most beloved BEATLE.More than 30 per cent of those surveyed for a new Zogby International poll chose MCCartney as their favourite Fab Four member. Over 4,800 American adults...

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Abbey Road Is Voted Top Beatles Album

15th September 2009

The BEATLES' final album ABBEY ROAD has topped a new list of Fab Four releases.Recorded in 1969, the landmark album featured the hits Come Together and Here Comes The Sun. Abbey Road beat The Beatles...

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The Things They Say 13455

14th September 2009

"There are many wonderful memories but that was amazing. It was very cold and at the time I didn't fully appreciate it. But when I think about it now, I feel nostalgic. It was beautiful."...

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The Things They Say 13449

14th September 2009

"All you need is love - and a spaceship." BONO opened U2's North America tour with a futuristic BEATLES message in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday night (13Sep09).

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Ono Praises Beatles' 'Special' Songs

14th September 2009

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO barely knows the BEATLES songs - and only realised their music is "special" when she recently revisited the band's back catalogue.Avant-garde artist Ono met Lennon in 1966 - at the...

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Mccartney: 'Beatles Took Too Many Drugs'

11th September 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY still can't believe he and his fellow BEATLES survived the swinging sixties - because they took so many drugs and often couldn't even think straight.The Yesterday singer admits the Fab Four overused...

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Beatles' Chart Domination

11th September 2009

The Beatles are expected to dominate the UK album chart this week.The 'Fab Four' are predicted to win five places in the top twenty after the re-release of their entire back catalogue in stereo.'Abbey Road',...

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Cowell Would Have Turned Down The Beatles

10th September 2009

Music mogul SIMON COWELL would have rejected the BEATLES if they had appeared as wannabes on one of his TV talent shows.Cowell is a judge on a string of programmes including American Idol and Britain's...

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