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Lennon Loved Blondie's The Tide Is High

18th September 2006

Music legend JOHN LENNON was once obsessed with BLONDIE's THE TIDE IS HIGH and played it non-stop at his Long Island retreat. The 1980 hit, a cover of THE PARAGONS 1967 single, was one of...

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Elton Misses Slain Pals Everyday

15th September 2006

SIR ELTON JOHN is still struggling to come to terms with the murders of close friends JOHN LENNON and GIANNI VERSACE. The former BEATLE and the Italian fashion designer were both gunned down outside their...

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Lennon Birthday Marked By Peace Events

15th September 2006

The anniversary of what would have been JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday next month (09OCT06) will be celebrated with two international peace events organised by the star's widow YOKO ONO. The former BEATLES legend will be...

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U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

15th September 2006

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

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Csi Stars Copy The Beatles Crossing Walk

15th September 2006

The stars of CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION have become the latest celebrities to ape the BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover shot. The cast regulars are seen stepping out on a zebra crossing in new...

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Emi Bosses Sue Beatles/beach Boys Tribute Act

12th September 2006

Lawyers for the BEATLES' publisher, EMI, have been instructed to thwart producer CLAYTON COUNTS from recording and releasing mashups of Fab Four and BEACH BOYS records. Counts has been hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit...

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The Beatles Honoured On Stamps

12th September 2006

Legendary band THE BEATLES will be commemorated in a collection of stamps in the UK. The stamps, set to be released in January (07), will feature six of The Beatle's album covers, including LET IT...

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Mccartney Contesting Rail Line Plans

11th September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has joined a campaign to block legislation which proposes to allow a rail link to built underneath the former BEATLE's London headquarters. The HEY JUDE legend is convinced the Crossrail Bill, if...

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Mccartney Attacked Mills In Song Lyrics

10th September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY reportedly wrote a song attacking his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS for her vanity and greed a full year before their split in May (06). The former BEATLE hits out at Mills in...

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Mccartney's Shooting Ban 'Damaging'

10th September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's shooting ban on his organic farm in England has been slammed for causing more damage than good. Local surveyors in East Sussex have criticised the former BEATLE because the hunting embargo is...

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Beatles' Secret Weapon In Emi Dispute

7th September 2006

LATEST: THE BEATLES have a secret weapon that could be vital in their bid to sue record label EMI - a top secret document showing how the label distributes its income. The band have filed...

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Jazz Star Hamer Dies

7th September 2006

Jazz trumpeter IAN HAMER has died after a heart attack at his home in Sussex, England. He was 73. The musician, who passed away on Sunday (03SEP06), was much-loved as a composer and arranger as...

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Yoko: 'Lennon Was The Only Beatle Who Fought For Peace'

7th September 2006

YOKO ONO has hailed her late husband JOHN LENNON as the "only BEATLE" who fought for peace during his time in the band. The avant-garde artist insists the tragic icon's crusading nature was what attracted...

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Stewart Sticks Up For Mccartney At Gq Awards

6th September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was awarded the Man Of The Year gong at the GQ Awards in London last night (05SEP06), while rocker ROD STEWART picked up the Outstanding Achievement trophy. The British men's magazine honoured...

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Mccartney Takes Up Yoga

5th September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is so stressed about his legal battle with estranged wife HEATHER MILLS, he has taken up yoga to help him through his difficult divorce. The former BEATLE, 64, has been taking private...

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Beatles' Lsd Dentist Named

5th September 2006

The identity of the dentist who first introduced THE BEATLES to LSD has finally been revealed in a new book about the band. THE FAB FOUR: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE BEATLES by STEVE TURNER...

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Mccartney's Tribute To Linda

4th September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is paying tribute to his late wife LINDA MCCARTNEY with the October (06) release of his classical opus ECCE COR MEUM. The former BEATLE has spent eight years perfecting the composition, and...

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Mccartney In Peace Talks With Mills

3rd September 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS have spent 40 minutes alone together in a desperate attempt to end their bitter divorce battle amicably. The former BEATLE reportedly invited Mills into his US...

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Emi To Block Beatles Action

1st September 2006

LATEST: Record label EMI is preparing to appeal against a new ruling which allows former proteges THE BEATLES to sue it for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. EMI claimed yesterday (31AUG06)...

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Ono Granted Film-makers Access To Rare Lennon Footage

1st September 2006

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has authorised film-makers to use previously unseen footage of the late BEATLE in a new documentary. THE US VS JOHN LENNON follows the period of Lennon's life, between 1966 and...

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Monro Rarities Set For Release

31st August 2006

More than 150 unreleased songs by the late crooner MATT MONRO have been discovered in London studio Abbey Road. The FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE singer's rarities, many produced by BEATLES' knob-twiddler GEORGE MARTIN, have been...

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Beatles To Sue Emi

30th August 2006

THE BEATLES have been granted the right to sue their former record label EMI and affiliate company Capitol Records for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. The band, including the estate of...

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Parlophone Play Down Doherty Record Deal

30th August 2006

LATEST: British record label Parlophone has moved quickly to quash reports it has handed PETE DOHERTY's band BABYSHAMBLES a GBP1 million ($1.8 million) contract. A spokesperson for the music company, which was once the home...

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The Beatles Beat Jackson To Top Another Albums Poll

29th August 2006

THE BEATLES' classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has topped a poll to find the UK's favourite album. The 1967 disc beat out competition from MICHAEL JACKSON's 1982 effort THRILLER in the survey of...

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Doherty Back On Top As Babyshambles Sign Record Deal

29th August 2006

Rocker PETE DOHERTY has some good news as he battles his drug addictions in rehab - his band BABYSHAMBLES have reportedly landed a lucrative recording contract. Doherty and his bandmates have allegedly signed a multi-album...

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Lennon Had 'One Night Stand' With Epstein

28th August 2006

The late JOHN LENNON had a one night stand with THE BEATLES' gay manager BRIAN EPSTEIN in 1963, according to the band's official biographer HUNTER DAVIES. In Davies' forthcoming memoirs THE BEATLES, FOOTBALL AND ME...

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Oasis Top Greatest Song List

28th August 2006

OASIS hit LIVE FOREVER has topped a poll naming the greatest songs of all time. The song, from the band's 1994 debut album DEFINITELY MAYBE, beat out competition from another Oasis track - WONDERWALL, taken...

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Paul Deletes Heather Footage

27th August 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has deleted film of his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS from a forthcoming film of his life. The movie is largely an account of the former BEATLE's US tour last summer (05), but...

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Mills Fumes Over Mccartney Planning Fiasco

23rd August 2006

LATEST: HEATHER MILLS is furious with her estranged husband SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY after finding out she could be made homeless. The former model blames the rocker for failing to obtain planning permission for the cabin...

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Clooney And Soderbergh Part Ways

23rd August 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY and director STEVEN SODERBERGH have ended their business partnership, insisting working together has "stopped being fun". Soderbergh, who is largely responsible for propelling Clooney to big screen fame after casting him in 1998...

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