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Cavern Founder Dies

13th January 2006

ALAN SYTNER, the founder of the legendary Cavern Club made famous by THE BEATLES, has died. Sytner was holidaying in France when he fell ill and passed away yesterday (12JAN06). It was the underground...

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Fatboy's Meat Confession

13th January 2006

British dance star FATBOY SLIM has a guilty confession - he once fed meat to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's vegetarian dog. The PRAISE YOU hitmaker, real name NORMAN COOK, lives just doors away from the...

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Row Erupts Over Best-less Beatles Statue

12th January 2006

A new statue of THE BEATLES dating back to the early 1960s has resulted in a row, after original drummer PETE BEST was excluded in favour of his famous replacement RINGO STARR. The sculpture...

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Fascinating Fact 790

9th January 2006

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has granted permission for his WINGS hit LIVE AND LET DIE to be used in BBC police drama LIFE ON MARS. The former BEATLE initially refused, but was hooked after seeing an...

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Mills Mccartney To Have Major Operation

8th January 2006

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY is preparing to undergo major surgery to stop the constant pain she has suffered since giving birth to their daughter BEATRICE in 2003. The former BEATLE's 37-year-old...

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Flowers Thanks Springsteen

6th January 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS insists BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is his saviour, because 'The Boss' taught him how to love his native America. The 24-year-old spent his youth idolising British stars like THE BEATLES, and...

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Monaghan's Beatles Tattoo

2nd January 2006

LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is such a huge fan of THE BEATLES, he has had lyrics from one of their most famous hits tattooed on his arm. The actor collects tattoos during transitions in...

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Radiohead Beat Themselves

30th December 2005

RADIOHEAD have released the two best albums of all time, according to a new poll. OK COMPUTER was named the greatest ever by readers of British magazine Q, followed by the group's earlier effort THE...

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Parker Hopes For Mccartney Meeting So Son Can Ask Questions

28th December 2005

SARAH JESSICA PARKER is keen to meet SIR PAUL McCARTNEY so her three-year-old son can ask him all about the BEATLES. Little JAMES WILKE is obsessed with the Fab Four and goes to great...

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Pras Michel: 'Fugees Are On A Different Level To The Black Eyed Peas'

22nd December 2005

The FUGEES star PRAS MICHEL has no fears his group have been surpassed by THE BLACK EYED PEAS in their absence, because they are on a different level to the MY HUMPS chart-toppers. The...

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Sony Helping Jackson Financially?

20th December 2005

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is reportedly receiving financial help from bosses at Sony Music, who are attempting to stave off the foreclosure of his California property and BEATLES catalogue. Sony have a stake in...

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Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

17th December 2005

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the former BEATLE's HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) anthem for a...

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Beatles Sue Emi

16th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the relatives of late BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON are suing record company EMI over $54 million (GBP30 million) in unpaid royalties. London's High Court will...

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Lennon Film-makers Dogged By Security

12th December 2005

A film charting the life of JOHN LENNON's assassin has been criticised as disrespectful for shooting at the location where the former BEATLE was murdered. Security officials outside the Dakota apartment building, where the...

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Mccartney: 'Bambi Made Me Fight For Animal Rights'

12th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY credits classic animated Disney characters BAMBI and DUMBO with spurring him on to champion animal rights. The former BEATLE, who is a strict vegetarian and supporter of pressure group People for...

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Elvis Still Reigns

9th December 2005

ELVIS PRESLEY is still The King of the UK charts - the iconic singer has spent more weeks in the British music charts than any other band or artist, according to new book British Hit...

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U2 Pay Tribute To John Lennon

9th December 2005

Irish band U2 performed a cover of THE BEATLES classic NORWEIGAN WOOD yesterday (08DEC05) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder. The ELEVATION hitmakers, currently on the US leg of their VERTIGO...

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Japan Marks Lennon Anniversary

8th December 2005

Japan marked the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death today (08DEC05) by holding a free concert at a specially built museum. The late BEATLE's Japanese widow YOKO ONO approved the building of the John...

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Lennon's Infamous Mbe Medal Found In Vault

8th December 2005

The Member Of The British Empire (MBE) medal JOHN LENNON returned in protest to British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been discovered on the 25th anniversary of the late BEATLE's murder. Lennon and his...

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Beatles Reunion Was In Progress, Says Producer

8th December 2005

THE BEATLES were planning their reunion when JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to the record producer working with the late rocker on the night he was shot. JACK DOUGLAS, who produced Lennon's final album...

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Lennon's Cousin Fumes Over Chapman Tapes

7th December 2005

JOHN LENNON's cousin STANLEY PARKES has slammed British TV network Channel 4 over their controversial decision to broadcast tapes of the rocker's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN. Channel 4 will broadcast 15-year-old recordings made by...

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Gallagher Pays Respects To 'Cool' Best

6th December 2005

OASIS guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER has paid tribute to GEORGE BEST by saying the late soccer superstar was cool enough to play in the WONDERWALL band. Gallagher was devastated to hear his friend Best died...

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Mccartney Had Planned To Reunite Beatles

6th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY planned to reunite THE BEATLES a year before JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to a newly released record contract. In a 1979 deal with CBS Records, McCartney claimed he could again...

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Lennon Thought Jagger Copied Him

4th December 2005

JOHN LENNON accused ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER of imitating THE BEATLES during the bands' 1960s heyday in a 'lost' 1970 magazine interview. The late singer described Jagger as "a joke" in a...

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Wonder Predicted Lennon Assassination

3rd December 2005

STEVIE WONDER was unsurprised by JOHN LENNON's murder - because he always feared the star's atheist beliefs would bring about his demise. The EBONY AND IVORY hitmaker was devastated when the former BEATLE was...

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Lennon Interview Shatters Wholesome Beatles Image

2nd December 2005

JOHN LENNON shattered the clean-cut image of THE BEATLES in a 'lost' 1970 magazine interview, claiming the band took "whatever was going" for sex. The late singer laughed about his visits to brothels in...

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Sir Elton John Praises 'Glamorous' Killers

30th November 2005

SIR ELTON JOHN credits hip rock band THE KILLERS with bringing glamour back to the music scene. The CANDLE IN THE WIND singer, long known for his own flamboyant style, hated the fashions favoured...

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Original Shadows Drummer Dies

29th November 2005

TONY MEEHAN, the founding drummer with pop instrumentalists THE SHADOWS, has died in hospital. He was 62. Meehan, who played with the group between 1958 to 1961 on hits including the much-sampled APACHE, had...

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Mccartney Boycotts China

27th November 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is refusing to perform in China after having seen a secret film of animals being brutally treated in Guangzhou's fur market. The former BEATLE and animal rights campaigner was horrified to...

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Jagger 'Banned' From Being Lennon's Pal

27th November 2005

SIR MICK JAGGER was banned from socialising with rock contemporary JOHN LENNON, because YOKO ONO insisted he was a "bad influence" on the ex-BEATLE. The ROLLING STONES frontman cemented his friendship with Lennon when...

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