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Mccartney Falls For Martin's Tricks

30th May 2006

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was horrified when producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN played him a new version of HEY JUDE for their stage collaboration with Cirque du Soleil - because he had jokingly spiced it up with...

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Cirque Du Soleil - All You Need Is Love

25th April 2006

LATEST: The BEATLES-themed new Las Vegas, Nevada, spectacular is all about LOVE - that's what acrobatic dance troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL has decided to call its new show. The Mirage casino event, which launches at...

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Martin Set For Hall Of Fame Honour

6th April 2006

THE BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN will be inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame at a London ceremony later this year (06). Martin, who will be presented with the Honorary Member award for...

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Engineer Reveals The Beatles' Secret Steak Treat

31st March 2006

THE BEATLES had a quirky way of ending the week while they were recording classic album ABBEY ROAD - with a lavish steak dinner. The Fab Four would reward themselves for a week of hard...

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Martin Demands Credit For Yesterday

20th February 2006

Songwriter GEORGE MARTIN is demanding recognition for co-writing THE BEATLES' hit YESTERDAY, insisting he penned the track alongside SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. The song's composers are officially listed as McCartney and late Beatle JOHN LENNON,...

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Mccartney: 'Martin's Hearing Loss Is Partly The Beatles' Fault'

6th October 2005

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY holds himself and his fellow BEATLES partly responsible for music legend GEORGE MARTIN's hearing loss. The revered producer has been forced to retire because he no...

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George Martin Disapproves Of Modern Technology

28th July 2005

Legendary BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN disapproves of modern technology because now anyone can make a record in the comfort of their own home. Martin sealed his place in history by piecing together a string...

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Sergeant Pepper Jacket Auctioned For Tsunami Victims

4th March 2005

One of the THE BEATLES' legendary SERGEANT PEPPER jackets is being sold in a star-studded celebrity auction to raise money for victims of December's (05) Indian Ocean tsunami. Nearly 100 items have been donated...

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The Beatles' Future Threatened By Stardust

24th February 2005

THE BEATLES would have remained a struggling Liverpool, England, band if producer GEORGE MARTIN had taken pop veteran ALVIN STARDUST's advice that the Fab Four were not worth signing. Martin played Stardust a demo...

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Starr Finally Plays Love Me Do

13th December 2004

Legendary drummer RINGO STARR has made his own version of THE BEATLES' first hit LOVE ME DO - more than 40 years after the original version was released. Starr was furious Beatles producer GEORGE...

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Thompson And Carter Battle Phone Masts

15th November 2004

British actresses EMMA THOMPSON and HELENA BONHAM CARTER are furiously battling attempts to install phone masts on the roof of legendary BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN's north London studios. Martin had initially permitted phone...

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Gabriel Honoured By Music Industry

3rd November 2004

Veteran rocker PETER GABRIEL has been honoured with the MUSIC INDUSTRY TRUST's award for his outstanding contribution to British music. The SLEDGEHAMMER star collected his prize in a ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel...

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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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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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Martin Ignorant Of Beatles' Drug Habits

13th July 2004

THE BEATLES' producer and friend SIR GEORGE MARTIN has only recently discovered the band's later albums were influenced by drugs. Rock veteran SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has confessed the group hid their drug habits from...

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Martin's Baby Rap

18th May 2004

Proud father CHRIS MARTIN and his COLDPLAY bandmates have recorded a song and accompanying video to celebrate the arrival of his baby daughter APPLE - under the name THE NAPPIES. The humorous promo -...

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Did The Beatles Record New Material In 1976?

16th December 2003

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has been accused of burying news of a failed FAB FOUR reunion in 1976, by a record dealer. GARY ZIMET claims the legendary band regrouped with producer GEORGE MARTIN...

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Mccartney's Baby Bash

13th November 2003

New parents SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS celebrated the birth of their baby daughter BEATRICE with a party at their London home - just a day after Heather left hospital. The pair had...

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Beatles Producer Martin Slams Talent Shows

29th October 2003

Legendary BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN has hit out at the stream of pop talent shows on TV, labelling them cruel and humiliating. Martin claims programmes like POP IDOL - Britain's version of AMERICAN IDOL...

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Martin Denies Ono Co-wrote Imagine

5th September 2003

BEATLES producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN has denied YOKO ONO "co-wrote" her late husband JOHN LENNON's biggest hit IMAGINE. An upcoming British TV documentary claims Ono co-wrote the classic pacifist song, after inspiring Lennon with...

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