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Guess Which Insects Have Killed The George Harrison Memorial Tree?

By Michael West | 22nd July 2014

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles. The pine tree was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004, three years after the musician's death.George...

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Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th July 2014

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in San Francisco in 1966. The documentary will use archive footage...

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The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th July 2014

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will include new interviews with both surviving members, Paul McCartney and...

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Ron Howard To Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club To San Francisco

By Michael West | 16th July 2014

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Crucially, the movie is being made...

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The Beatles Rarities Album To Be Released: 'On Air - Live At The Bbc Volume 2'

By Lauren James | 12th September 2013

A new album from The Beatles will be released in November showcasing songs the Liverpool band recorded in the BBC's studios. The record, entitled On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2, will serve...

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Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

By Lauren James | 25th July 2013

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

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Ravi Shankar Memorial Service Held In California

By Joe Wilde | 21st December 2012

Family, friends and fans have all congregated in California today to mourn the late Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar, who passed away earlier this month.Shankar will long be remembered for his inspirational style of playing...

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Ravi Shankar, The Godfather Of Indian Classical Music, Has Died At The Age Of 92

By Lorna Greville  | 12th December 2012

Shankar changed the face of modern music and opened the eyes of millions to sitar music as well as the Asian-sub-continent's classical music differences in tone, rhythm, harmony and timbre. Sitar music has entirely different...

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"A True Pioneer" - The Recording Academy Pay Tribute To Ravi Shankar

By Hayley Avron | 12th December 2012

The Recording Academy have paid tribute to the late Ravi Shankar, who passed away, aged 92.In a statement, from the organisation behind the annual Grammy awards, his influence is acknowledged in many musical fields, such...

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Elizabeth Taylor Queen Of Posthumous Celeb Earnings, Toppling King-of-pop Michael Jackson From The Top Spot

By Lorna Greville  | 30th October 2012

After her death last year aged 79, just two years after her great friend Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor has become the world's highest grossing dead celebrity, according to Forbes. This result sees the growth of...

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