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Macca Positive On Beatles Download Deal With Itunes

8th March 2008

The Beatles back-catalogue is set to be released for download thanks to a deal between Sir Paul McCartney and iTunes, according to reports.A deal believed to be worth around 200 million would be split between...

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Jazz Guitarist Jeff Healey Dies Of Cancer At Age Of 41

3rd March 2008

Jeff Healey, the well-known jazz guitarist, has passed away at the age of 41 after losing a lifelong battle against cancer.The musician, who lost his sight as a baby due to a rare form of...

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Ringo Rules Out Beatles Reunion

12th January 2008

RINGO STARR has ruled out any possibility of a BEATLES reunion show with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI. The former Fab Four drummer quashed the idea of reforming the legendary band with...

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Harrison Liked Dressing Up In Beatles Outfits

10th January 2008

GEORGE HARRISON kept the iconic outfits from his days in the BEATLES - and often liked to dress up in them for fun. The guitarist - who died in 2001 - had a wardrobe full...

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The Things They Say 6503

12th December 2007

"GEORGE HARRISON and I used to joke, 'Okay guys, we've done it now. The next album is going to be called Scraping The Bottom Of The Barrel." SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY on the recording of THE...

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Rza: 'Rappers Could Learn From Harrison's Son'

3rd December 2007

WU-TANG CLAN star RZA has urged his mercenary hip-hop peers to follow the example set by GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI - and give up their entourages and greedy ways. The rapper was amazed when Harrison...

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Elvis Named Richest Dead Celeb

31st October 2007

Elvis has been named the year's highest-earning dead celebrity, with John Lennon coming a close second in a bizarre new poll.According to a list from financial site Forbes.com, the Jailhouse Rock singer has earned approximately...

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Led Zep Songs To Be Downloadable

15th October 2007

Led Zeppelin are to make their entire back catalogue available for download next month.From November 13th, fans will be able to download classic tracks like Whole Lotta Love, Stairway to Heaven and Kashmir via online...

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Harrison Downloads To Pave Way For Beatles Digital Catalogue?

11th October 2007

Solo recordings by the late GEORGE HARRISON have been made available online for the first time - fuelling speculation the BEATLES' back catalogue will appear online in the near future. Nine of the star's solo...

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Harrison Albums Go Online

11th October 2007

Nine albums by the late George Harrison have been released for download on iTunes.Releases including All Things Must Pass - the classic triple album Harrison released after the 1970 breakup of the Beatles - can...

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First-ever Beatles Sample Cleared

3rd October 2007

Rap legends Wu-Tang Clan have confirmed they've been given permission to use the first-ever sample of a song by the Beatles.The supergroup's new album 8 Diagrams will feature a cover of White Album track While...

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Clapton: 'Sibling Rivalry Drove Me To Steal Boyd From Harrison'

3rd October 2007

ERIC CLAPTON stole model PATTIE BOYD away from pal GEORGE HARRISON because he was jealous of the BEATLE's perfect life. The Layla rocker speaks candidly of the famous love triangle between himself, Harrison and Boyd...

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Scorsese To Direct George Harrison Film

27th September 2007

Martin Scorsese, who appears to enjoy making documentaries about celebrated musicians as much as he does dramas about the underworld, is planning to direct a film about George Harrison, the former Beatle who died in...

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Scorsese To Make Harrison Film

27th September 2007

Legendary director Martin Scorsese has signed up to make an untitled documentary about the life of Beatles singer George Harrison, according to reports.Hollywood trade paper Variety claims that the film is to be made in...

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Lennon Biopic 'In Pipeline'

31st August 2007

The early life of Beatles frontman John Lennon is to be the subject of a new film due to be made next year.Lennon endured a strict upbringing under the watchful eyes of his Aunt Mimi...

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Boyd Touched By Harrison's Acceptance Of Clapton Marriage

24th August 2007

Rock wife PATTIE BOYD was riddled with regret after ditching her first husband GEORGE HARRISON for his friend ERIC CLAPTON - but was touched when, years later, the former BEATLE told her she'd done the...

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Got To Get You Onto My Ipod

15th August 2007

John Lennon's solo back catalogue is to come to Apple's iTunes store after an agreement was reached with the late singer's wife Yoko Ono.Lennon's work had not appeared on iTunes before, but as from today...

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Wu-tang Clan Rework The Beatles

14th August 2007

Rap supergroup the WU-TANG CLAN are giving the BEATLES an urban twist by reworking the Fab Four's WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS with GEORGE HARRISON's son for a new album. Group member RZA has revealed...

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Duelling Guitars As Clapton + Harrison Fought For Boyd

7th August 2007

ERIC CLAPTON and GEORGE HARRISON once staged an angry guitar duel for the love of model PATTIE BOYD. A drunk Clapton turned up at the mansion Harrison shared with his then-wife Boyd one night, after...

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Joni Mitchell Signs To Starbucks Label

25th July 2007

Joni Mitchell is set to sign with the Starbucks' record label Hear Music to release her new album in the autumn.The musician will follow in the footsteps of Sir Paul McCartney, who released his latest...

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King Is Ratings King Again -- Thanks To Paris

29th June 2007

People may grumble at all the media attention lavished on Paris Hilton, but they nevertheless scampered to their TV sets to watch her on CNN's Larry King Live Wednesday night, giving the show its best...

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Mccartney's Dying Farewell To Harrison

29th June 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY said an emotional final goodbye to his former BEATLES bandmate GEORGE HARRISON as he lay on his death bed. MCCartney held hands with Harrison before he lost his battle with cancer in...

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Mccartney Thrills Fans, Starr + Harrison At Record Store Gig

28th June 2007

There were a few familiar faces caught among the racks at Hollywood record store Amoeba for SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's intimate show on Wednesday night (27Jun07) - former bandmate RINGO STARR, his wife BARBARA BACH and...

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Mccartney, Ringo Honour Dead Beatles With Yoko, Olivia

27th June 2007

Despite years of feuding, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO have shown that they can put their differences aside at a ceremony in Las Vegas.Honouring Lennon and fellow late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON,...

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Mccartney + Starr Team Up With Beatles Widows For Primetime Interview

27th June 2007

BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR made TV history in America on Tuesday night (27Jun07) when they teamed up with GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN LENNON's widows for a one-of-a-kind primetime interview. The quartet took...

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Beatles Widows Will Never Wed Again

27th June 2007

JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON's widows fear they'll never marry again - because no one will be able to replace their husbands. Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison joined Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr for...

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Mccartney + Starr Team Up With Beatles Widows For Primetime Interview

27th June 2007

BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR made TV history in America on Tuesday night (27Jun07) when they teamed up with GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN LENNON's widows for a one-of-a-kind primetime interview. The quartet took...

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Mccartney + Starr Come Together For Chat With Bandmates' Widows

25th June 2007

BEATLES SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and RINGO STARR will make TV history tomorrow night (26Jun07) in America when they join GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN LENNON's widows for a panel chat. The quartet will join CNN anchorman...

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Beatle Harrison + Ricky Martin Set For 2008 Star Honours

22nd June 2007

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON, RICKY MARTIN, country duo BROOKS + DUNN, TIM ROBBINS and CATE BLANCHETT will be among the stars honoured with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008. Hollywood's honorary...

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Oldies Invade Album Chart

18th June 2007

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

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