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Lennon Memorial Festival Announced

20th May 2007

A music festival in honour of JOHN LENNON will take place in the same remote Scottish village where the murdered BEATLES star used to spend his childhood summers. Musical sets, poetry recitals, film screenings and...

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Mccartney: 'Elvis Influenced Album'

17th May 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has confessed THE BEATLES classic album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND was heavily influenced by ELVIS PRESLEY. The music legend reveals The Beatles wrote the 1967 LP, using the concept of...

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Chauffeur Speaks At Spector Trial

16th May 2007

Phil Spector's chauffeur has told a Los Angeles court that the music producer admitted to killing somebody the night Lana Clarkson was found dead in Spector's home.Adriano De Souza, who was Spector's driver, said he...

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Mccartney Snubs Beatles Anniversary

16th May 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will reportedly snub 40th anniversary celebrations for THE BEATLES' album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND - to promote his new solo album instead. The music legend would rather promote Memory Almost...

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Mccartney's Back-catalogue Goes Digital

14th May 2007

Paul McCartney's entire back-catalogue will now be available across all digital platforms after a deal was reached with Parlophone, part of the EMI group.The move has increased speculation that a decision on putting the Beatles...

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Mccartney Back Catalogue To Go Online

14th May 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's entire back catalogue is heading online, prompting reports THE BEATLES' archive of hits will also be following in the singer's footsteps. The announcement today (14May07) by record label EMI means all of...

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Ringo Starr 'Unimpressed' By Rolling Stones Live

9th May 2007

THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is unimpressed by the ROLLING STONES' live performances - and insists he'd rather watch them from the comfort of his own home. The star admits he didn't enjoy sitting in...

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Emi Confirms Takeover Talks

4th May 2007

EMI has admitted it has held talks with potential suitors interested in bidding for the music group.In a statement, the London-based record label said it had "received a number of preliminary indications of interest" from...

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Spector Trial Throws Up Fresh Allegations

3rd May 2007

A former employee for a lawyer who previously represented Phil Spector has told a US court he saw Sara Caplan remove a piece of evidence from the crime scene.Greg Diamond, who worked with Mr Spector's...

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Spector Trial Delayed

2nd May 2007

The trial of legendary music producer Phil Spector has been delayed after the main defence lawyer fell ill.No court proceedings will now take place for the rest of the week after Richard Cutler reportedly had...

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Mccartney Plans Last "Great" Song

30th April 2007

Paul McCartney is masterminding the release of the "last great" Beatles single, it has been reported. The former Beatle is to turn fragments of Now and Then, a song written by John Lennon, into a...

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Beatles To Release New Single?

29th April 2007

The surviving members of THE BEATLES are to release a new single compiled from archive recordings. The track, called Now And Then, is based on a John Lennon recording given to MCCartney by the late...

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Bodyguard Defends Mills

29th April 2007

A former bodyguard of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS has leaped to the defence of the ex-BEATLE's estranged wife, insisting the public are "too down" on her. Sean Ghent, hired by MCCartney last year...

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Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

27th April 2007

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of 750 million,...

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First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

27th April 2007

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

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Phil Spector Goes On Trial

26th April 2007

Renowned music producer Phil Spector has gone on trial for murder in Los Angeles. Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers during the 1960s, is...

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Cheap Trick To Pay Tribute To The Beatles At Sgt Pepper Party

19th April 2007

Rockers CHEAP TRICK have signed on to be the house band for a 40th anniversary celebration of THE BEATLES' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album. The Surrender hitmakers will back a string of star...

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Lennon Sells Beatles Stake

13th April 2007

JOHN LENNON's eldest son JULIAN has sold his financial stake in the late BEATLE's songs. The 44-year-old handed over the rights to Primary Wave Music Publishing for a 'significant' sum, rumoured to be higher than...

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Beatles And Emi Work It Out

12th April 2007

The Beatles' record company Apple Corps has reached a settlement with EMI over unpaid royalties, meaning the band's songs could finally be made available to download on the internet.A further step to getting the Beatles'...

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The Beatles Settle Emi Royalty Dispute

12th April 2007

THE BEATLES have settled a GBP30 million ($58.5 million) dispute over royalty payments with record company EMI - the final hurdle in making the band's back catalogue of hits available to download online. In 2005,...

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Mills Eyes Documentary

11th April 2007

HEATHER MILLS is in talks to star in a documentary on her controversial life starting from her early days as a model through to her ongoing bitter divorce battle with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. The film...

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'Fifth' Beatle Quits Over 'Cash Cow' Row

11th April 2007

LATEST: The 'fifth BEATLE' NEIL ASPINALL has reportedly quit as Apple Corps chief executive over fears the legendary band were being turned into a "cash cow." Aspinall, a longtime friend of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

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'Fifth Beatle' Aspinall Quits

11th April 2007

The 'fifth BEATLE' has stunned the music world by quitting his job as Apple Corps chief executive. NEIL ASPINALL, a longtime friend of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON - and the Fab Four's first...

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Marr: 'English Can't Get Over Beatles' Split'

10th April 2007

British rock bands try to copy THE BEATLES, because as a nation they have never got over the Fab Four's split, according to rocker JOHNNY MARR. The MODEST MOUSE guitarist was previously co-founder and guitarist...

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Boyd Reveals Clapton Secrets

9th April 2007

Rock n' roll wife PATTI BOYD fell for ERIC CLAPTON after he wrote her a love note. Boyd was in a relationship with BEATLE, GEORGE HARRISON at the time but she was tempted by Clapton...

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Groups Plan Sgt Pepper Tribute

6th April 2007

Some of Britain's biggest bands are set to record a tribute version of the Beatles' classic Sgt Pepper album.Acts including Oasis, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers and The Fratellis will record songs off the groundbreaking 1967...

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All-star Line-up To Re-record Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

6th April 2007

THE BEATLES' iconic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND is to be re-recorded by a host of modern acts, including OASIS, THE KILLERS and RAZORLIGHT. Campaigning rocker BOB GELDOF is organising the project, which...

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Dancing With The Stars Gives Mills A Charity Boost

4th April 2007

HEATHER MILLS' favourite charities have been boosted by cash injections ever since the celebrity amputee started DANCING WITH THE STARS. Organisations Mills, the estranged wife of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, founded and supports were hit badly...

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Madonna 'Dad' Chases A Chart Spot With Rap Track

3rd April 2007

MADONNA's one-time video dad, DANNY AIELLO, is looking to make an impact on the pop charts himself after recording a new rap version of CONSUELO VELAZQUEZ standard BESAME MUCHO with hip-hop star HASSAN. The DO...

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Beatles Heading Online

3rd April 2007

THE BEATLES record label EMI has vowed to make the legendary rockers' music available to download. The company made the announcement yesterday (02APR07) after a conference with Apple. No date has been made yet for...

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