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Paul Mccartney Isn't Planning His Retirement

Sir Paul McCartney says he'll retire when he ''feels like it''.The 'Hey Jude' singer has had an iconic career, but he insisted he is constantly learning new skills, which means he has no plans to...

Quarrymen To Play Lennon Birthday Gig

The three surviving members of JOHN LENNON's first band THE QUARRYMEN are to play a special charity concert just yards from the late BEATLE's former home in New York to mark his 70th birthday.Lennon would...

Mccartney's 'First Guitar' Sells For Gbp300,000

The guitar pop legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY learned to play on has fetched $600,000 (GBP330,000) at an auction at London's Abbey Road Studios. The instrument was sold by the former BEATLE's school friend IAN...

Beatles Decorating Job Still On Show

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's early artistic efforts can still be seen at Liverpool's Casbah Coffee Club - he painted the ceiling of the English venue's Rainbow Room. McCartney and BEATLES bandmates GEORGE HARRISON and JOHN...

Beatles Founder Dies

ERIC GRIFFITHS, the founding member of the band that became THE BEATLES, died on Saturday (29JAN05) following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 64. Griffiths formed THE QUARRYMEN with his school pal JOHN...

Donegan Forced Lennon To Take Guitar Lessons

Late Beatle JOHN LENNON almost gave up playing the guitar, because he found it too difficult to master. The star only resumed the lessons he was taking after LONNIE DONEGAN's skiffle music craze swept...

Macca To Play 3,000th Gig

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will perform his 3,000th gig in St Petersburg, Russia on Sunday (20JUN04). The concert will be the former BEATLE's first in the city - before 100,000 fans in Palace...

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Billy Corgan Teases "Two New EPs" Of Smashing Pumpkins Songs In 2018

Corgan took to Instagram to confirm rumours of new Pumpkins material, saying the first songs could arrive as early as May.

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