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Handmade Films Reports Better-than-expected Cannes Results

8th June 2007

HandMade PLC, the British film company founded by the late Beatle George Harrison, outfaced a falling London Stock Exchange Thursday as it posted a 5.2 percent gain on a report that it had returned from...

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Harrison 'Begged' Orbison To Join Band

23rd May 2007

Late Beatle GEORGE HARRISON got down on his knees and begged ROY ORBISON to join THE TRAVELING WILBURYS. Harrison and Jeff Lynne started the supergroup in the late 1980s and ended up inviting Orbison, Bob...

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Dylan's Sympathy For Harrison

18th May 2007

American rocker BOB DYLAN feels sorry for the late GEORGE HARRISON, because he believes the former Beatle was constantly overshadowed by bandmates JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. Dylan, 65, thinks the Got My Mind...

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Mccartney Plans Last "Great" Song

30th April 2007

Paul McCartney is masterminding the release of the "last great" Beatles single, it has been reported. The former Beatle is to turn fragments of Now and Then, a song written by John Lennon, into a...

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Starr's Recording Sessions Memory Fails Him

27th April 2007

Veteran rocker RINGO STARR's memory isn't what it used to be - he can't remember playing on the debut album by his former Beatle bandmate GEORGE HARRISON. Drummer Starr actually performed on most of the...

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Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

27th April 2007

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of 750 million,...

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Beatles And Emi Work It Out

12th April 2007

The Beatles' record company Apple Corps has reached a settlement with EMI over unpaid royalties, meaning the band's songs could finally be made available to download on the internet.A further step to getting the Beatles'...

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'Fifth' Beatle Quits Over 'Cash Cow' Row

11th April 2007

LATEST: The 'fifth BEATLE' NEIL ASPINALL has reportedly quit as Apple Corps chief executive over fears the legendary band were being turned into a "cash cow." Aspinall, a longtime friend of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

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'Fifth Beatle' Aspinall Quits

11th April 2007

The 'fifth BEATLE' has stunned the music world by quitting his job as Apple Corps chief executive. NEIL ASPINALL, a longtime friend of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON - and the Fab Four's first...

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Boyd Reveals Clapton Secrets

9th April 2007

Rock n' roll wife PATTI BOYD fell for ERIC CLAPTON after he wrote her a love note. Boyd was in a relationship with BEATLE, GEORGE HARRISON at the time but she was tempted by Clapton...

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Rare Beatles Footage Made Available Online

15th March 2007

Rare footage of THE BEATLES has been made available to the public for the first time. Fans of the Fab Four will be able to view "new" clips of JOHN LENNON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, GEORGE HARRISON...

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Beatles Split Still Bothering New York Band

10th March 2007

Nearly four decades after the tragic event happened, some people still can't get over the Beatles splitting up.One tribute band, the Fab Faux, are attracting publicity for their efforts to make the past live on...

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Ono Lets Lennon Track Live From Beyond The Grave

23rd February 2007

YOKO ONO has granted permission for an unfinished track by her late husband JOHN LENNON to be finished by his BEATLES bandmates. The song, called NOW AND THEN, will be completed by SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY...

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Wood's Ex-wife Leaves Gbp300,000 Will

22nd January 2007

RONNIE WOOD's ex-wife KRISSY left GBP300,000 ($570,000) to her son in her will, despite claiming she was penniless shortly before her death. Former model Krissy, who married the ROLLING STONE in 1971, died in June...

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Harrison Lyrics Fetch $300,000

16th January 2007

LATEST: Lyrics handwritten by GEORGE HARRISON for his BEATLES hit WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS sold for $300,000 (GBP152,000) at an auction in Arizona yesterday (15JAN06). The song, written and recorded in 1968, reveals the...

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Harrison Lyrics Up For Auction

10th January 2007

Lyrics handwritten by GEORGE HARRISON for his BEATLES hit WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS are expected to raise $400,000 (GBP205,000) at an auction in Arizona this month (15JAN07). The song, written and recorded in 1968,...

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The Beach Boys Case Thrown Out Of Court

7th January 2007

LATEST: A lawsuit filed by THE BEACH BOYS was thrown out of court earlier this month (DEC06) after a lawyer representing the band showed up 13 minutes late for the court hearing. On 11 December...

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Mccartney Eyes One Last Beatles Song

3rd January 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is planning to reunite with his late BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON and finish an unreleased track the pair sang together. The Fab Four abandoned NOW AND THEN during their prime. MCCartney, GEORGE...

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Koepp Keeps Indiana Jones Alive

2nd January 2007

Screenwriter David Koepp (Spider-Man, Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds) has succeeded in pulling off what several other top screenwriters had failed at: provide an Indiana Jones sequel that would satisfy the three principals --...

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Beatles Album Sells For $115,000

27th December 2006

A signed BEATLES album cover has been sold at auction for over $115,000 (GBP59,000). The autographed copy of the band's first US release MEET THE BEATLES was originally a gift for guitarist GEORGE HARRISON's sister...

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Beatles Memorabilia To Go On Sale

20th November 2006

A guitar owned by GEORGE HARRISON valued at $180,000 (GBP100,000) and a psychedelic coat made-to-measure for JOHN LENNON are to go on sale on 30 November at an auction of BEATLES memorabilia. Harrison played the...

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Martin Confident Of Beatles Chart Success

19th November 2006

LATEST: Legendary British producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN is confident the new BEATLES album will outsell OASIS' greatest hits compilation when both albums go head-to-head tomorrow (20NOV06). Martin, who was the Fab Four's original producer, believes...

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Beatles Escaped Fraud Prosecution

9th November 2006

JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON were guilty of breaking banking laws in the UK - but were too famous to prosecute. The Bank of England decided to turn a blind eye on the former BEATLES,...

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Footage Of The Beatles' Final Concert Emerges

6th November 2006

Unseen footage of THE BEATLES' final official concert is to be shown on British television later this month (NOV06), and will reveal that the band's tours where less than professionally handled. Recordings made by BARRY...

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Idle: 'Beatles Approved Rutles'

23rd October 2006

Comedian ERIC IDLE's BEATLES spoof THE RUTLES was approved by all of the Fab Four when it was released in 1978. Idle had no idea how The Beatles - GEORGE HARRISON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, JOHN LENNON...

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Drummer Gary Dies

19th October 2006

Former THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has died of lymphatic cancer. He was 54. The Los Angeles-based rocker was propelled to fame with his stuttering rhythm on the band's 1979 smash hit MY SHARONA. It...

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Harrison Memorial Plans Abandoned

18th October 2006

Plans for a GEORGE HARRISON memorial in the late BEATLE's former adopted home of Oxfordshire, England, have been ditched. Harrison, who died on cancer in November 2001 aged 58, adored living in Henley-on-Thames, and his...

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Lennon's Former Home Up For Sale

11th October 2006

The English country home where JOHN LENNON lived at the height of Beatlemania up for sale in the UK for $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The six-bedroom house outside Weybridge, Surrey, is located south west of...

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Fascinating Fact 2234

11th October 2006

A gold and silver chess set modelled on the hands of BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is on display at the Takashimaya department store in Tokyo, Japan, and can be snapped up for 4.15 million yen...

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New Beatles Album To Be Released

3rd October 2006

THE BEATLES are releasing a new album next month (NOV06), which promises to be a "new experience" of the Fab Four's music. LOVE is the soundtrack to the Beatles-inspired Cirque du Soleil show of the...

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