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Ronnie Wood 'Invades' Beatles Convention

3rd April 2008

THE ROLLING STONES star RONNIE WOOD stunned BEATLES fans at a Fab Four convention in New York at the weekend (29/30Mar08) - by showing up to support GEORGE HARRISON's ex-wife PATTI BOYD. Wood was in...

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Mccartney's Tribute To 'Fifth Beatle'

26th March 2008

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has paid tribute to the man widely acknowledged as the 'fifth BEATLE', following his death on Monday (24Mar08). Neil Aspinall died of lung cancer in New York after receiving treatment for...

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Lennon Snubbed 'Silly' Acting Career

26th March 2008

Late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON turned down a career as an actor - branding the profession "silly". Lennon starred in a variety of movies throughout his career, including A Hard Day's Night and Help! along...

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U2 Top Beatles Covers Poll

26th March 2008

U2's cover of HELTER SKELTER has topped a new online poll of reworked BEATLES songs. The Irish rockers' rendition of the 1968 track beat Oasis' cover of I Am The Walrus in the RollingStone.com poll....

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Ono Pays Tribute To Fifth Beatle Aspinall

25th March 2008

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has paid tribute to the man widely acknowledged as the 'fifth BEATLE', who died on Monday (24Mar08). Neil Aspinall had reportedly been receiving treatment for lung cancer in New...

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Beatles' Business Partner And Friend Neil Aspinall Dies

24th March 2008

Neil Aspinall, the man who ran Apple Records for the Beatles and long-time friend of the band, has died at the age of 66.A statement released by surviving band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr...

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Apple Sues Online Music Store Over Beatles Rarities

22nd March 2008

THE BEATLES' label Apple Records is taking legal action to try and stop an online music store from releasing 15 lost songs the Fab Four recorded live in Germany. Fuego Entertainment executives were recently reported...

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Heather Mills To Judge Beauty Pageant

19th March 2008

HEATHER MILLS has been signed up as a judge for the upcoming Miss USA pageant.It will be 40-year-old former wife of BEATLES legend PAUL MCCARTNEY's first role since her highly-publicised appearances in the divorce court...

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Rutles Play Live - At Last

18th March 2008

LATEST: Funnyman ERIC IDLE's mock BEATLES, THE RUTLES, performed live for the first time in Hollywood on Monday night (17Mar08). Following a question-and-answer session at the Egyptian Theatre, which marked the first time the quartet...

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Lennon The Womaniser

18th March 2008

BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON was a secret womaniser who even cheated during his "lost weekend" with former assistant MAY PANG. Lennon and Pang dated for 18 months after the rocker's wife Yoko Ono set...

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The Beatles Almost Reunited By Lennon's 'Lost Weekend' Lover

17th March 2008

JOHN LENNON's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG came within days of reuniting THE BEATLES during her 18-month relationship with the star. May Pang dated Lennon during his "lost weekend" in 1974 and 1975, after working as...

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Winehouse Enters Best-selling Albums Of 21st Century

13th March 2008

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black album has moved into the Top 10 list of best-selling UK albums of the 21st century.Since it was released in October 2006 the album has sold 2,467,575 copies, with 318,350...

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Beatles Boost Ratings For Idol

12th March 2008

THE BEATLES helped turn Tuesday night's (11Mar08) AMERICAN IDOL into a ratings spectacular as Fab Four fans tuned in to hear wannabes belt out hits like ELEANOR RIGBY and IN MY LIFE. After vying for...

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Winehouse Enters Best Selling Albums Of 21st Century

12th March 2008

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black album has moved into the Top 10 list of best-selling UK albums of the 21st century.Since it was released in October 2006 the album has sold 2,467,575 copies, with 318,350...

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Beatles Itunes Reports Are 'Not True'

10th March 2008

Computer giant Apple Inc. has denied reports the BEATLES' back catalogue will soon be made available on their download website iTunes. Ex-Beatle Sir Paul MCCartney was allegedly planning to release the Fab Four's entire collection...

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Macca Positive On Beatles Download Deal With Itunes

8th March 2008

The Beatles back-catalogue is set to be released for download thanks to a deal between Sir Paul McCartney and iTunes, according to reports.A deal believed to be worth around Ł200 million would be split between...

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Former Beatles Engineer Norman Smith Dies At 85

8th March 2008

The Beatles' former engineer, Norman Smith, has died at the age on 85.Smith worked on every studio recording the Beatles made between 1962 and 1965.In 1965 record label EMI promoted him from engineer to producer...

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Mccartney Lines Up Beatles Albums For The Net

7th March 2008

Rocker SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will reportedly release the entire BEATLES back catalogue on download website iTunes - to counter a hefty divorce payout to ex-wife HEATHER MILLS. A London judge is due to return a...

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Starr Sick Of Beatles Association

7th March 2008

Rocker RINGO STARR is sick of the adulation he receives for being part of the THE BEATLES - because he wants to be known for his other musical achievements too. The Photograph singer, 67, hates...

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Fascinating Fact 4958

4th March 2008

The cast of AMY ADAMS' new film MRS. PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY recorded the film's soundtrack in Abbey Road's fabled Studio 2, where THE BEATLES and PINK FLOYD worked on some of their most...

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Lennon's Ex Releases Hidden Snapshots

4th March 2008

JOHN LENNON's former girlfriend MAY PANG has spoken of her relationship with the "real Lennon" as she releases a collection of intimate snaps of the former BEATLE. Pang began an 18-month fling with Lennon in...

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The Rutles Reform For Cash

3rd March 2008

Mock rockers THE RUTLES are reuniting to celebrate the 30th anniversary of cult BEATLES spoof movie ALL YOU NEED IS CASH. As well as a digitally-restored screening of the Eric Idle film, it's rumoured all...

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Starr: 'The Beatles Turned Into An Awful Band'

2nd March 2008

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR was disgusted with the band's musical prowess in the mid 1960s - because their screaming fans turned them into "bad musicians". The Fab Four star is convinced they became victims...

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Starr: 'Alcohol Helped Me To Cope'

2nd March 2008

BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR blames his alcoholism on his inability to function sober following the break-up of the legendary band. The 67-year-old drifted into a downward spiral of depression after the Penny Lane hitmakers broke...

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Daltrey Supports Beatles Ban

28th February 2008

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has spoken out in support of a British radio station's ban on THE BEATLES' music. Virgin Radio morning programme The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show hit the headlines in the U.K....

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Martin Apologises To Replaced Beatles Drummer

26th February 2008

Legendary producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has made a public apology to replaced BEATLES drummer PETE BEST. The 66-year-old musician was part of the fab four from 1960 to 1962, before Ringo Starr was drafted into...

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Vandals Attack Starr Tribute

24th February 2008

Angry vandals have attacked a tribute to RINGO STARR in his hometown after the BEATLES legend made disparaging remarks about the city of Liverpool, England, in a TV interview. The drummer appeared on a British...

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Lennon's Ex-wife Praises Pang's Book Of Photos

22nd February 2008

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA has pledged her full support to the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG and the forthcoming release of her book INSTAMATIC KARMA. Pang - who was Lennon's assistant and lover in...

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The Things They Say 7281

21st February 2008

"I couldn't have my mates round and say, 'Here's my trophy room.' I'd be a bit embarrassed!" SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY doesn't have a special room dedicated to housing his multiple awards. The former BEATLE picked...

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Mccartney Revisits His Past

20th February 2008

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY prefers recording music at London's famous Abbey Road Studios - because he feels close to his dead bandmates when he is in the building. The facility is closely associated with...

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