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Lennon Was Boyle's Best Man

14th October 2004

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND star PETER BOYLE had a rock 'n' roll moment at his 1977 nuptials - JOHN LENNON was his best man. Boyle, 68, walked down the aisle with LORAINE ALTERMAN in 1977,...

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Bohemian Rhapsody Tops Another Poll

6th October 2004

QUEEN's legendary anthem BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been voted the most popular British song of all time. Listeners of Britain's CAPITAL GOLD radio station voted for the six-minute song, which is the only track to...

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Lennon's Killer Refused Parole

6th October 2004

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been ordered to spend at least two more years in prison, following a moving testimony by the late BEATLE's widow YOKO ONO. Chapman, who shot Lennon outside his...

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Mccartney Sells Off Yesterday Guitars

6th October 2004

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is selling off a replica of the guitar he used to write BEATLES ballad YESTERDAY to raise cash for his wife HEATHER MILLS' ADOPT-A-MINEFIELD charity campaign. The first Paul McCartney Signature...

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Beatles Memorabilia Recovered

6th October 2004

LATEST: Police have recovered a suitcase of BEATLES memorabilia which was stolen from GEORGE HARRISON's sister. Photographs of George and LOU HARRISON and songsheets had been taken from the suitcase, but they were not...

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Beatles Memorabilia Stolen

5th October 2004

The sister of BEATLES legend GEORGE HARRISON has been left devastated after thieves broke into her car and stole photographs and lyrics belonging to the late guitarist. LOU HARRISON was in the middle of...

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Pink Floyd Are Top Group Of All-time

3rd October 2004

British group PINK FLOYD have beaten the ROLLING STONES and U2 to win the accolade of the top band of all time, based on album and gig ticket sales. Writers of British music magazine...

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Ozzy: Beatles Were My Inspiration

1st October 2004

Metal star OZZY OSBOURNE has credited rock'n'roll legends THE BEATLES for inspiring the reality star to become a rocker. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman likens JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL McCARTNEY to modern day...

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Oasis Aim For Starr Partnership

29th September 2004

OASIS are desperate to get former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR to play on their next album. The WONDERWALL band will first travel to Los Angeles to finish work on the disc, their sixth studio...

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Ono Begs Chiefs Not To Release Lennon's Killer

29th September 2004

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has begged New York parole chiefs not to release the late BEATLE's murderer MARK CHAPMAN, next week (begs04OCT04). Crazed fan Chapman, 49, has served 24 years for killing Lennon...

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Lennon's Sister Condemns Ono's Art Work

27th September 2004

JOHN LENNON's half-sister is furious his widow YOKO ONO is displaying pornographic paintings of the ex-BEATLE's late mother - and she's determined to have them removed. JULIA BAIRD is disgusted Ono's controversial images...

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Jagger Ready To Ditch Lennon

26th September 2004

ELIZABETH JAGGER is planning to ditch on-off boyfriend SEAN LENNON, because she's too young to be tied down. The model daughter of ROLLING STONE SIR MICK has been dating late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's 28-year-old...

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Fears For Lennon's Killer If Released

26th September 2004

JOHN LENNON fans are threatening revenge attacks on his murderer MARK CHAPMAN, should he be released by a New York parole board next month (OCT04). Crazed BEATLES fan Chapman has served 24 years for...

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Beatles Enter UK Hall Of Fame

10th September 2004

Rock legends THE BEATLES are the only British entry into the new UK Music Hall of Fame. A panel including former Fab Four producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN also selected ELVIS PRESLEY, BOB MARLEY and...

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New Lennon Albums Set For Release

9th September 2004

JOHN LENNON fans are set for a couple of extra special gifts this Christmas (04) - the dead BEATLE has two new albums ready for release. The rocker's classic ROCK 'N' ROLL has been...

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Jam And Lewis Sell Studio

9th September 2004

R+B producers JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS have sold their Edina, Minnesota, music studios for $2.3 million (GBP1.2 million). The five-studio building, where hits for such stars as JANET JACKSON, GLADYS KNIGHT and BOYZ...

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Acoustic Mccartney Set For Young's Benefit Show

9th September 2004

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will play an acoustic set for the first time in a decade at the 18th annual BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT show outside San Francisco, California, next month (OCT04). The former BEATLE will...

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Mccartney And Wilson Unite For New Album

7th September 2004

Rock legends SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and BRIAN WILSON are joining forces to record a new album together. The pair decided to create a new LP after the former BEATLE assisted ex-BEACH BOY Wilson on...

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Clapton's Ex-wife Regrets Spurning Lennon

1st September 2004

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON's second wife PATTIE BOYD still regrets not inviting late rocker JOHN LENNON to their wedding. The couple married on 27 March 1979 and devastated Lennon by spurning him, but inviting all...

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Phil Collins Clams Music Magazines' Lacking Diversity

24th August 2004

British rocker PHIL COLLINS has shunned reading the majority of music magazines on today's market, because he finds they lack diversity. The TWO HEARTS singer believes the market has become far too fragmented over...

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Quiz Show Host Recalls Beatles' Hollywood Shows In Memoirs

24th August 2004

American quiz show host BOB EUBANKS has revealed he remortgaged his home to bring THE BEATLES to Los Angeles in a new biography, IT'S THE BOOK, BOB!. The host of top-rated THE NEWLYWED GAME...

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Beatles Top Rich List

20th August 2004

THE BEATLES have beaten U2, THE ROLLING STONES and PINK FLOYD in a poll of Britain's all-time richest rockers. The LET IT BE stars have topped Q magazine's survey with a combined...

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Long-lost Beatles Collection Fake

19th August 2004

A treasure trove of long-lost BEATLES memorabilia discovered in a suitcase has been declared fake by a leading expert on the Fab Four. The suitcase is believed to have been bought at a flea...

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Rolling Stone Tribute Trouble

13th August 2004

Plans for a street to be named after late ROLLING STONES guitarist BRIAN JONES have been abandoned after local residents objected to commemorating his 'druggie' past. The PAINT IT BLACK legend was to have...

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Beatles' Grammys Up For Sale

12th August 2004

Two GRAMMY AWARDS won by THE BEATLES and bandmember SIR PAUL McCARTNEY are up for auction on Saturday (14AUG04). The Fab Four won the golden trophy for A HARD DAY'S NIGHT, while McCartney is...

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Ringo Starr Lookalike Conning Americans

11th August 2004

A RINGO STARR lookalike is on the run after conning thousands of BEATLES fans across America and convincing a major TV station into booking him for a two-hour special. The Fab Four drummer doppelganger...

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Joaquin Wants To Go Back In Time

6th August 2004

GLADIATOR star JOAQUIN PHOENIX wishes he was born 20 years earlier - because he's fixated with the music and movies of the 1960s and '70s. The 29-year-old actor admits he's fascinated by the period...

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Perfectionist Mccartney Re-records Live Aid

4th August 2004

Pop legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has re-recorded his set at 1985's LIVE AID for the charity concert's DVD - because a technical hitch marred his performance. The former BEATLE's microphone failed at the beginning...

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Thin Lizzy Top Music Poll

3rd August 2004

Irish rockers THIN LIZZY have beaten THE BEATLES and LED ZEPPELIN to the top spot on a British poll of the best live albums. The band's classic 1978 LIVE AND DANGEROUS LP was voted...

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Mccartney's New Single Aimed At Children

3rd August 2004

Pop legend PAUL McCARTNEY has written a new animated film and song for children, both called TROPICAL ISLAND HUM. The movie will be released next month as part of a DVD film collection, called...

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