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Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Pay Tribute To Engineer And Archivist Allan Rouse

Details surrounding Rouse's death on Saturday (20Feb16) have yet to be released, but according to reports he suffered from a lengthy illness. Rouse began scoring films at Abbey Road Studios in...

Ringo Starr's Twitter Page Hacked

Fans of the veteran rocker became suspicious after noticing a series of odd messages pop up on Ringo's micro-blogging profile, with one retweet stating, "f**k the beatles". Another criticised One Direction star...

'Come Together' Is The Most Popular Beatles Track On Spotify

It’s been less than a week since The Beatles’ back catalogue finally hit streaming services and music fans all over the world have been indulging in all the Fab Four’s classic hits. But the band’s...

The Beatles' Back Catalogue Confirmed To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve

The Beatles music has finally been confirmed as hitting a range of streaming services just in time for Christmas. The band’s official twitter account made the announcement today, with their full catalogue becoming available from...

Beatles Christmas Card Up For Auction

The festive greeting was signed by the legendary band in December, 1963, as they stood on the brink of global superstardom at the height of Beatlemania in the U.K. It was sent...

Could The Beatles Be Ready To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve?

It's been a long wait for fans, but The Beatles are rumoured to finally be about to begin releasing their music on streaming services and tracks could come as early as Christmas Eve. Despite being...

Legal Battle Over Ringo Starr's Birthplace Ends

A fight broke out over the property at 9 Madryn Street after local officials decided the house should be torn down as part of a plan to regenerate the local area. Campaigners...

Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For Whopping $2.1 Million

Ringo used the drums for more than 200 performances with the Fab Four after buying the kit in May, 1963, and Jim Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts American football team, was the...

Ringo Starr's Drum Kit Sells For $1.75 Million At Charity Auction

A drum kit used by former Beatle Ringo Starr in over 200 shows during the 1960s has sold for $1.75 million at a charity auction. More than 800 pieces of memorabilia were being sold by...

Beatles Stand-in Drummer Dies

Session musician Andy White was asked by George Martin to run through Love Me Do and its eventual B-side P.S. I Love You because the famed producer was unhappy with Starr's rhythm tracks....

Yoko Ono Still Scared Of John Lennon's Killer

Yoko Ono is ''super careful'' since John Lennon's assassination.The 82-year-old artist was married to the Beatles star until his murder in 1980 and admits she now struggles to go anywhere without remembering the day crazed...

Ringo Starr Is Glad He's Embraced Twitter

Ringo Starr loves Twitter.The legendary musician - who was one of The Beatles with late stars John Lennon and George Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney - made a conscious decision to get involved on social...

Elvis Presley's Gold Piano Up For Auction

The grand piano was adorned with 24-carat gold leaf by the rock icon's wife Priscilla as a wedding anniversary gift in 1968. It has been on display at the Country Music Hall...

The Beatles' Management Contract With Brian Epstein Fetches £365,000 At Auction

The original contract signed by The Beatles and their manager Brian Epstein sold at auction for £365,000 on Tuesday (September 29th).The document, dated October 1st 1962, was signed at Epstein’s office in Whitechapel a matter...

Beatles Contract Sells At Auction For $553,000

The document is extra special because it was the first signed by Ringo Starr, who had replaced drummer Pete Best in the band just two months before. Auction experts at Sotheby's...

Ringo Starr Discovered Cilla Black's Death On The News

Ringo Starr was devastated to find out about Cilla Black's death on the news.The pair grew up together in English city Liverpool and remained firm friends after they both found fame but Ringo only...

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...

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