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Starr Rushes To Mccartney's Aid

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has vowed to help his ex-bandmate SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY cope with the break-up of his marriage, promising "I'm here if you need me". MCCartney split from former model HEATHER MILLS in...

Ringo Enters Beatles Download Debate

RINGO STARR has fuelled speculation THE BEATLES' music will be made available to download online, by declaring the online revolution will "one day" happen. The Fab Four's music has been notably absent from online music...

Ringo Gets Gardening

Former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR relaxes by gardening - although he confesses he never gets his hands dirty. The 65-year-old is obsessed with horticulture and even flew in from his Los Angeles to attend the...

Starr: 'They'll Still Use My Name'

RINGO STARR is exasperated council authorities have demolished his birthplace in Liverpool, England - as he knows they will still try to play on the fact he lived there. The drummer's former home in Madryn...

Stones Caught On Wyman's Candid Camera

LATEST: THE ROLLING STONES will be shown at their most vulnerable when former bandmate BILL WYMAN opens his photo album for his first photography exhibition next month (JUN06). The avid snapper has been taking photographs...

Beatles Lose Apple Trademark Case

THE BEATLES have lost their bitter court battle with computer giant Apple over the firm's use of the famous apple logo. Mr Justice EDWARD MANN ruled today (08MAY06) in London's High Court that the company...

Mccartney And Wyman To Appear In San Francisco Gallery

The lives of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and former ROLLING STONES star BILL WYMAN are to be presented in photo form for two new shows in a San Francisco, California art gallery. The two bass players...

'New' Beatles Music To Be Released

THE BEATLES will release an album of "completely new music" taken from unreleased archive material to tie in with an upcoming Las Vegas, Nevada theatrical show. The stage production, due to open this summer (06),...

Apple War Rages On

LATEST: The legal clash between THE BEATLES' company Apple Corps and Apple Computer raged on yesterday (06APR06), with the computing firm insisting they possess the exclusive right to use their apple logo. Apple Corps has...

Beatles Toyed With Calling Abbey Road Everest

THE BEATLES almost called their iconic ABBEY ROAD album EVEREST after a brand of cigarettes. Recording engineer GEOFF EMERICK was a fan of Everest cigarettes and while the Fab Four were considering a title for...

Apple Vs Apple Over I-tunes

THE BEATLES' record label Apple Corps has clashed in London's High Court with Apple Computer in the latest of a long-running series of battles over the companies' names. Apple Corps has accused Apple Computer of...

Beatles' Cigarettes Erased From Box Set Cover

Capitol Records have air-brushed cigarettes from an original picture featured on the cover of a BEATLES four-CD box set, in a bid to fit in with more health-conscious times. THE CAPITOL ALBUMS, VOL 2 -...

Auction Gives Instruments To Gulf Coast Musicians

Music Rising, an organisation that replaces lost instruments belonging to US Gulf Coast musicians affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, is hosting an online auction for summer (06) concert tickets. Every Saturday throughout April (06)...

Starkey Offered Full-time Oasis Role

RINGO STARR's son ZAK STARKEY has been offered a full-time job as drummer for OASIS, songwriter NOEL GALLAGHER has confirmed. Starkey has been drumming for the ALL AROUND THE WORLD rockers since former sticksman ALAN...

Mclaren: 'Pistols Stopped My Waxwork Plan'

Punk svengali MALCOLM McLAREN has blasted his former band the SEX PISTOLS for acting like "girls" after they snubbed his plan to burn waxworks of THE BEATLES. Outrageous McLaren, who managed the Sex Pistols...

Row Erupts Over Best-less Beatles Statue

A new statue of THE BEATLES dating back to the early 1960s has resulted in a row, after original drummer PETE BEST was excluded in favour of his famous replacement RINGO STARR. The sculpture...

Beatles Sue Emi

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the relatives of late BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON are suing record company EMI over $54 million (GBP30 million) in unpaid royalties. London's High Court will...

Mccartney Had Planned To Reunite Beatles

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY planned to reunite THE BEATLES a year before JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to a newly released record contract. In a 1979 deal with CBS Records, McCartney claimed he could again...

Starr Recalls Raunchy Shoot With Ageing West

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR was the target of screen siren MAE WEST's advances while they worked together on 1978 comedy SEXTETTE. The iconic drummer, who played one of West's husbands in the film, was...

Original Shadows Drummer Dies

TONY MEEHAN, the founding drummer with pop instrumentalists THE SHADOWS, has died in hospital. He was 62. Meehan, who played with the group between 1958 to 1961 on hits including the much-sampled APACHE, had...

Waxwork Beatles Sell At Auction

Waxwork heads of THE BEATLES from the cover of their classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND sold for $146,700 (GBP81,500) at auction yesterday (27OCT05). The busts of JOHN LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO...

Starr: 'Don't Campaign To Save My Birthplace'

Former THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR has urged fans not to bother campaigning to save his birthplace, because he feels little emotional attachment to the house. The home in the Toxteth district of Liverpool,...

Superfan Finds Beatles' Lost Shots

Lost photographs of THE BEATLES, tracked down and collected by superfan MARK HAYWARD, are being released in a new book. Hayward spent years purchasing the photographs and their copyrights for the new book, THE...

Heartbreak Of Lennon's Ex

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA claims she was mentally tortured by the former BEATLE, because he refused to admit his love for Japanese artist YOKO ONO. The pair married in 1962 but their relationship...

Mccartney Felt Lennon's Presence At Beatles Reunion

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is convinced late rocker JOHN LENNON took on the form of a white peacock and visited his former THE BEATLES bandmates during a recording session for his song FREE AS A BIRD....

De Rossi 'Outed' By Ally Mcbeal Co-star

Actress PORTIA DE ROSSI decided to go public with her sexuality after ALLY McBEAL castmate GREG GERMANN outed her in a New York bar. The Australian blonde was still struggling to come to terms...

Starr's Birthplace To Be Destroyed

The British birthplace of former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is to be destroyed, as local officials have decided it has "no historical significance". The house in the Dingle district of Liverpool, England, was initially...

The Beatles Championed To Appear On British Money

Legendary pop group THE BEATLES could soon find themselves pictured on the British GBP20 note to honour their incredible achievements in the 1960s. Calls for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the late JOHN...

The Who To Tour Next Year

Veteran rockers THE WHO have promised their loyal fans they will take to the road next year (06), after recently abandoning a series of planned gigs because their drummer was unavailable. Surviving members PETE...

Stones Track Performed By Beatles To Be Released

New footage of members of THE BEATLES playing a ROLLING STONES song has emerged and will be aired for the first time on a forthcoming DVD. Deceased Beatles guitarist GEORGE HARRISON and drummer RINGO...

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