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The Beatles Contract Sold In New York

The Beatles' first record contract has sold for $75,000 in New York.The contract was signed in Hamburg in 1961 by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and drummer Pete Best - who was later replaced...

Ringo Starr Auctioning Off Over 800 Pieces Of Beatles Memorabilia

The Fab Four star reveals he and his wife, Barbara Bach, realised it was time to offload the many keepsakes they hadn't seen for decades after discovering just how much they had accumulated...

Ringo Starr Urges Paul Mccartney To Dig Out Old Beatles Photos

As he prepares to re-release his Fab Four photo book, Photograph, later this month (Sep15), the drummer has started thinking about a follow-up - but he admits he needs a little help from...

Ringo Starr & Robert Plant Wish Jerry Lee Lewis A Happy 80th At London Gig

Lewis, who turns 80 years on 29 September (15), is currently hitting U.K. venues as part of his farewell tour, and he had a star-studded finale at the Palladium. Starr and Plant...

The Beatles' Brian Epstein Contract Up For Auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as...

The Beatles' First Ever Recording Contract Going Up For Auction In New York

A critical piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is to go on sale next month, with the news that the first ever recording contract signed by The Beatles is to go under the hammer in...

Beatles' First Record Contract Up For Sale

The Beatles' first recording contract has been put up for auction.The document - which is being sold by the estate of late Beatles historian Uwe Blaschke, who died in 2010 - will be sold at...

Cilla Black To Be Buried With Parents

A funeral service for the singer-turned-TV star, who died aged 72 on 1 August (15), will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church in Woolton on 20 August (15), before Black is buried...

Keith Richards Slams Beatles Lp

Keith Richards has slammed The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album.The 71-year-old rocker has blasted the band's acclaimed 1967 album - which was previously named Rolling Stone magazine's number one album of all...

Sir Paul Mccartney's Tribute To Cilla Black

Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to Cilla Black.The Beatles star has paid his respects to the legendary singer and television presenter, who tragically passed away at the age of 72 at her home in...

Ringo Starr Jacket Sells For More Than $46,500 At Auction

The jacket, made from black wool, was snapped up by "a top rock 'n' roll collector in Rhode Island" as the online Marvels of Modern Music sale closed on Thursday (23Jul15), according to...

Music Veterans Send Birthday Wishes To Ringo Starr

The Beatles star celebrated his big day on Tuesday (07Jul15) and fellow veteran musicians flooded social media with birthday wishes. Starr's former bandmate MCCartney dedicated a song to him at a Norwegian...

Yoko Ono Loves Beatles Members 'Like Brothers'

Yoko Ono loves the remaining Beatles members ''like brothers''.The 82-year-old artist - who was married to one of the band's stars, John Lennon, until his assassination in 1980 - has insisted there is no bad...

Paul Mccsrtney: The Beatles' Success 'Couldn't Happen Again'

Paul McCartney doesn't think any modern day bands can have the success that The Beatles had.The 73-year-old singer has insisted the success of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo...

Ringo Starr To Celebrate His 75th At Capitol Records

The rocker annually celebrates his birthday by asking fans to stop at noon wherever they are and offer up a 'peace and love' salute, while sending out positive vibes to the world -...

Roger Daltrey And Liam Gallagher Join Forces For Tv Show

Daltrey and Gallagher performed The Who's classic 1965 hit My Generation with The Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie, original Oasis member Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs, and Ringo Starr's drummer son Zak Starkey live on the...

Liam Gallagher Former Supergroup With Roger Daltrey

Liam Gallagher is forming a supergroup with Roger Daltrey.The Oasis and The Who members are teaming up with The Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie and former Oasis drummer, Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey, to form the...

Sir Paul Mccartney Feels 'Lucky' To Have Teamed Up With Kanye West

Sir Paul McCartney feels 'lucky' to have teamed up with Kanye West.The former Beatle has confessed he was surprised when the 'Stronger' hitmaker approached him about a collaboration and felt ''flattered'' to have been asked...

Sir Paul Mccartney Flattered By Kanye West's Approach

Sir Paul McCartney feels ''lucky'' that Kanye West wanted to work with him.The 72-year-old former Beatle was surprised when the rapper contacted him to ask if he'd be interested in collaborating on some music, and...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Bb King

Eric Clapton has led tributes to legendary musician BB King.The 70-year-old singer posted a touching video message on his Facebook page thanking the late guitarist and singer, who passed away in his sleep on Thursday...

Music World Mourns B.b. King

The iconic performer passed away at his home in Las Vegas at the age of 89, and the tragedy has sent the music industry into mourning. Beatles legend Starr was among the...

Sir Paul Mccartney Performs Beatles Song For First Time

Sir Paul McCartney treated Japanese fans to the first ever performance of The Beatles' song 'Another Girl' on Tuesday night (28.04.15). The legendary musician performed at Japan's Nippon Budokan 49 years after The Fab Four...

Alice Cooper's Lp 'Ready To Go'

Alice Cooper's new album - featuring Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Johnny Depp - is ''done, mixed and ready to go''.Titled 'Hollywood Vampires', the LP will pay tribute to the social group that the 'Poison'...

Yoko Ono: 'Ringo Starr Was The Most Influential Beatle'

Drummer Starr was the last member of the band to be inducted into the Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday (18Apr15), and John Lennon's widow is shocked he waited years...

Paul Mccartney Pays Glowing Tribute To Ringo Starr

Sir Paul McCartney says his friendship with Ringo Starr is a ''beautiful thing''.The 72-year-old singer handed over the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Award for Musical Excellence to his former Beatles bandmate at the...

Miley Cryus Bares Breasts In Tribute To Joan Jett

Miley Cyrus bared her breasts in tribute to Joan Jett as she inducted the singer in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker arrived at the prestigious ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio...

Ringo Starr Joins Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The drummer followed in the footsteps of MCCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison by becoming the last member of the band to be inducted as a solo artist at the ceremony in Cleveland,...

Green Day Crash Into Rock'n'roll Hall Of Fame With Emotional Speeches And Powerful Gig

This year's inductees into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame, Joan Jett and Ringo Starr, definitely fall within the "about time" category. And they aren't the only ones. The 2015 inductees also include the cool kids...

Ringo Starr Was "Drunk For 20 Years" After Beatles Breakup

Ringo Starr admits he was drunk for 20 years after the breakup of The Beatles. Starr, who is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on April 18, admits...

Ringo Starr Snubs Autobiography Offers

Ringo Starr refuses to write an autobiography because publishers are only interested in his career with The Beatles.The 74-year-old drummer has been approached to tell his story in a book on numerous occasions but has...

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