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Sir Paul Mccartney Found Freedom In Scotland

25th July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney found freedom when he moved to Scotland in 1971.The legendary musician took his wife Linda and their young children - Heather, Linda's child from a previous relationship, and Mary - to their...

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Comedy Duo Couldn't Understand Lennon Backstage At Ed Sullivan Show

5th June 2011

The comedy duo which appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show when The Beatles made their iconic U.S. TV debut couldn't understand a word John Lennon said when he met them backstage.Mitzy MCCall and Charlie Brill...

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Fascinating Fact 5808

14th August 2008

Photographs of ELVIS PRESLEY's first appearance on THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW in 1956 are to go on sale. The intimate backstage shots of the late star will be made available to the public at

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Cartoon Voiceover Star Raymond Dies

12th December 2006

SID RAYMOND, who voiced cartoon characters BABY HUEY and mischievous magpies HECKLE AND JECKLE, has died. He was 97. Raymond died on 1 December (06) from complications of a stroke, according to his daughter CYNTHIA...

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Ventriloquist Layne Dies

27th February 2006

RICKIE LAYNE, a ventriloquist who frequently appeared on THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW with his Yiddish-accented dummy VELVEL, has died at the age of 81. Layne passed away on 11 February (06) from heart failure,...

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Trumpeter Griffin Dies

29th June 2005

Trumpeter CHRIS GRIFFIN died on 18 June (05) from a melanoma in New York City's Danbury Hospital. He was 89. Griffin was an acclaimed member of BENNY GOODMAN's big band orchestra between 1936 and...

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Long-lost Beatles Collection Fake

19th August 2004

A treasure trove of long-lost BEATLES memorabilia discovered in a suitcase has been declared fake by a leading expert on the Fab Four. The suitcase is believed to have been bought at a flea...

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Beatles Make A Return To Ed Sullivan Stage

10th February 2004

Bosses at America's THE LATE SHOW were planning a special tribute to THE BEATLES last night (09FEB04) to mark the 40th anniversary of the FAB FOUR's first TV appearance in the US. Host DAVID...

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Luther Thrills Grammy Crowd

9th February 2004

Ailing soul crooner LUTHER VANDROSS thrilled the GRAMMY AWARDS audience in Los Angeles last night (08FEB04) with a heartfelt video message. The singer, who suffered a stroke last year (03), won a trio of...

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Elvis' Debut Is The Tops In Polls

16th October 2003

ELVIS PRESLEY's arrival at SUN RECORDS to record his first hits has been hailed the 'Most Important Event in Rock History' in a new poll in British rock magazine MOJO. The recording of songs...

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Elvis Session 'Changed The World'

13th October 2003

The studio session which created ELVIS PRESLEY's debut single has topped a poll of rock'n'roll moments that changed the world. The list, from British music magazine MOJO, places the 5 July 1954 session at...

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Beatles Remembered In America

8th August 2003

Exhibitions have been launched in New York and Los Angeles to mark the 40th anniversary of THE BEATLES' debut appearance on American television. The MUSEUMS OF TELEVISION AND RADIO in both cities will host...

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