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Starr's Birthplace To Be Destroyed

9th September 2005

The British birthplace of former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is to be destroyed, as local officials have decided it has "no historical significance". The house in the Dingle district of Liverpool, England, was initially...

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Byrne Refused To Honour Lennon

6th September 2005

TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE horrified his bandmates on the day of JOHN LENNON's tragic murder in 1980 by refusing to pay tribute to the star during their concert that night. The ROAD TO...

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Mills Mccartney Counsels Terror Victims

4th September 2005

Model HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY has made a series of private hospital visits to five people who lost limbs in the London terrorist attacks on 7 July (05), in a bid to help them come to...

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Lennon Shock At Pregnancy Announcement

4th September 2005

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA LENNON has revealed that the pop legend was horrified when she announced that she was pregnant. 21-year old Lennon received the bombshell just as THE BEATLES were beginning to...

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Documentary Covers Lennon's Us Residence Fight

2nd September 2005

Late British rocker JOHN LENNON's effort to become a legal resident of the US is set to be the subject of a new documentary. The IMAGINE singer's widow, YOKO ONO, has agreed to cooperate...

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Mariah Makes Chart History With One-two Strike

1st September 2005

MARIAH CAREY has become only the fifth artist to hold the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since the pop list began in 1958. The singer's WE BELONG TOGETHER hit has...

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Lennon Phone Bill Worth Thousands

1st September 2005

A telephone bill belonging to JOHN LENNON is set to fetch a staggering $360,000 (GBP200,000) at auction this month (28SEPT05) - because the late BEATLE penned the lyrics to I'M ONLY SLEEPING on it....

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Lennon Urinated On Nuns

31st August 2005

Music legend JOHN LENNON was nicknamed "the Devil's own child" by rock 'n' roll star LITTLE RICHARD after the BEATLE urinated on German nuns during an early tour. The Beatles were supporting the TOOTIE...

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Mccartney Starstruck And Tongue-tied By Everly

31st August 2005

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY may be one of the most famous men in the world, but he was painfully starstruck when he met childhood musical idol PHIL EVERLY. Both McCartney and late BEATLES...

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Donovan: 'Police Treated Beatles Like Royalty'

30th August 2005

Hippie icon DONOVAN was amazed by the preferential treatment THE BEATLES received from authorities during the heady 1960s - as they were frequently pardoned by sycophantic police officers. The CATCH THE WIND singer recalls...

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Mccartney's Live 8 Nightmare

30th August 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY had forgotten how to play SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND prior to last month's (JUL05) Live 8 concert, and asked U2 guitarist THE EDGE to help him find the right notes....

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Donovan Impressed By Spiritual Beatles

29th August 2005

Sixties legend DONOVAN was staggered by the wealth of THE BEATLES when he first met them, but soon learned there was more to them than glittering materialism. The CATCH THE WIND singer initially dismissed...

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The Beatles Championed To Appear On British Money

28th August 2005

Legendary pop group THE BEATLES could soon find themselves pictured on the British GBP20 note to honour their incredible achievements in the 1960s. Calls for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the late JOHN...

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Church: 'Dylan's A Freak'

28th August 2005

Welsh pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH has dismissed legendary singer BOB DYLAN for being a "freak". The 19-year-old is similarly unimpressed by critically adored musicians including THE BEATLES, THE ROLLING STONES, and COLDPLAY's CHRIS MARTIN,...

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Laurel's Daughter Furious At Walk Of Fame Snub

26th August 2005

The daughter of legendary British comedian STAN LAUREL is furious she has not been invited to the opening of London's Walk of Fame next month (SEP05) where her late father will be honoured. The LAUREL...

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Lennon 'Considered National Threat'

24th August 2005

Late music legend JOHN LENNON was convinced the American government bugged his house phone because it considered him a national threat. The former BEATLE, who famously accused the US government of spying on him...

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Lennon: 'Split With Ono Made Me Insane'

24th August 2005

Late legend JOHN LENNON felt he was losing his grip on sanity during his year-long separation from wife YOKO ONO in 1974. The former BEATLE, who was shot dead in 1980 by MARK...

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Mccartney + Lennon Wrote Swimming Pool Song

23rd August 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON wrote EIGHT DAYS A WEEK just so Lennon could buy himself a swimming pool with the profits. McCartney knew the BEATLES were rich when he and his songwriting...

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Dr Moog Dies

22nd August 2005

Synthesiser pioneer DR ROBERT MOOG has died from brain cancer aged 71 at his North Carolina home. The musical inventor shot to fame when WALTER CARLOS used the Moog synthesiser on his...

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London Launches Walk Of Fame

16th August 2005

NICOLE KIDMAN, SIR ELTON JOHN and THE BEATLES are among 100 legendary British and Commonwealth stars to be honoured when London launches it's own Hollywood-style walk of fame next month (SEP05). The Avenue Of...

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Stones Track Performed By Beatles To Be Released

15th August 2005

New footage of members of THE BEATLES playing a ROLLING STONES song has emerged and will be aired for the first time on a forthcoming DVD. Deceased Beatles guitarist GEORGE HARRISON and drummer RINGO...

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Newspaper Apologises For 'Miscarriage' Story

14th August 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has received an apology from a British newspaper which falsely claimed his wife had suffered a miscarriage. The former BEATLE and HEATHER MILLS-McCARTNEY were described as grief-stricken and struggling to...

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Mccartney: 'We Were Robbed'

12th August 2005

THE BEATLES were signed to a "slave contract" according to former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, who is still furious at the way the supergroup were treated in the early sixties. The YESTERDAY hitmaker believes...

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Mccartney's Money Motivation

12th August 2005

THE BEATLES used to motivate themselves by imagining what they could buy with the profits their music made them, according to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. When the legendary band first found fame in the 1960s...

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Mccartney Wants Album Cash

11th August 2005

Veteran rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY hopes his new album will bring in the cash because otherwise he can't consider it a success. The former BEATLE is famed for his business brain and insists if...

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Homosexual Epstein Was Desperate To Marry

9th August 2005

THE BEATLES' former manager BRIAN EPSTEIN romanced singers ALMA COGAN and MARIANNE FAITHFULL despite his homosexuality, in a desperate bid to bow to convention and find a wife. The tragic music mogul was unrequitedly...

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Mccartney Begs Peta To Keep Fighting

9th August 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has urged animal rights campaigners never to give up fighting, insisting they can change the world and the underdog can win. The former BEATLE and staunch vegetarian has worked tirelessly for...

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Dylan Hit Makes History

5th August 2005

The release of BOB DYLAN's 1965 hit LIKE A ROLLING STONE has topped a poll of the most revolutionary moments in popular culture. The influential track has been hailed as the inspiration for...

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Donovan: 'White Album Sound Is All Thanks To Me'

5th August 2005

Folk star DONOVAN insists he is the mastermind behind the distinctive guitar sound championed by THE BEATLES on their eponymous 1968 LP, popularly known as THE WHITE ALBUM. The MELLOW YELLOW rocker claims JOHN...

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Franz Ferdinand Desperate To Maintain Credibility

4th August 2005

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are wary of courting international superstardom and becoming the next COLDPLAY, because they are concerned about losing their credibility. The TAKE ME OUT hitmakers have already come under fire from...

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