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George Harrison Letter Going Up For Sale

The Beatles star wrote a missive to Atlanta, Georgia DJ Paul Drew in May, 1966, and it wasn't until the radio jockey died in 2013 that his widow found the letter. Los...

Sir Paul Mccartney's First-class Guitar

Sir Paul McCartney requests a first class seat for his prized guitar.The Beatles star has admitted his iconic 1963 Hofner bass guitar gets the special treatment whenever he flies with it, with the instrument sometimes...

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...

George Harrison's Guitar Plucks $485,000 At Auction

The Fab Four may have once sung "Can't buy me love", but Friday's auction at the Hard Rock Cafe proved you can buy George Harrison's prized Maton Mastersound guitar - if you have almost half...

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...

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...

Ringo Starr: 'Beatles Reunion Would Have Happened If Lennon And Harrison Hadn't Died'

The rocker, who will become the final member of the group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist next month (Apr15), admits there was often...

The Wrecking Crew Showcases The Best Of 1960s Session Musicians

In the words of Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin "behind every great man is a great woman", but in this case it's more likely that behind the song there's a great combination of great, unrecognised...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Induct Ringo Starr Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Sir Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 74-year-old Beatles drummer is the last member of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band to receive the honour, as John Lennon, George...

John Lennon's Bathrobe & George Harrison's Guitar Up For Auction

Harrison's stage-played Mastersound instrument and a guitar once owned by Eric Clapton are expected to be the big money items at the Julien's Auctions sale, but Lennon's bathrobe is also expected to fascinate...

George Harrison Tree Tribute Replaced To Mark 72nd Birthday

A new tree tribute to the late George Harrison has been planted in a Los Angeles park after a beetle infestation killed off the last pine.The 10-year-old Griffith Park memorial to the Beatles legend died...

Abbey Road Werewolf Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney recreated The Beatles 'Abbey Road' album cover while dressed as a werewolf.The 72-year-old musician passed by the world famous recording studio in London while returning home after a Halloween party in October...

George Harrison's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

Late Beatles star George Harrison's childhood home is to be auctioned for upwards of $160,000 (£100,000).The three-bedroom terraced council house on Upton Green in Liverpool was the guitarist's home throughout the 1950s. The property...

Dhani Harrison Felt 'Responsibility' To Release Dad George's Music

George Harrison's son felt a ''tremendous responsibility'' to release his late father's work.The Beatles legend was working on a career retrospective when he passed away in 2001, so 36-year-old Dhani Harrison took over the project...

Dhani Harrison To Lead Tv Tribute Week To His Dad

George Harrison's son Dhani and stars like Beck and Norah Jones will honour the late Beatle as part of a 'Harrison Week' on U.S. late-night host Conan O'Brien's show.The Tv personality will turn his Conan...

George Harrison To Be Honoured At Star-studded Tribute Concert

George Harrison is set to be honoured by musicians including Brian Wilson and Norah Jones at a star-studded tribute concert, dubbed George Fest.The Beatles guitarist's tunes will be performed by some of music's most notable...

Hindu Leader Calls For Dead George Harrison Tree To Be Replanted

Hindu leaders have joined fans of late Beatles star George Harrison in calling for Los Angeles City officials to replant a tree tribute to the singer/songwriter after learning the pine that bore his name has...

Beetles Kill George Harrison Tree

A memorial tree planted in honour of George Harrison has been killed by an infestation of beetles.The pine tree sapling was planted in Griffin Park, Los Angeles in 2004, three years after The Beatles legend...

Guess Which Insects Have Killed The George Harrison Memorial Tree?

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles. The pine tree was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004, three years after the musician's death.George...

Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in San Francisco in 1966. The documentary will use archive footage...

The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will include new interviews with both surviving members, Paul McCartney and...

Ron Howard To Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club To San Francisco

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Crucially, the movie is being made...

George Harrison's Childhood Home Up For Auction

The house where George Harrison grew up is to go on sale at auction.The Beatles guitarist lived at the terraced property in Liverpool, England with his parents between 1949 and 1965, and the Fab Four...

John Lennon's Killer Controlled By 'Dark' Aliens

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of ''dark'' aliens determined to eradicate his messages of peace and love, it has been claimed.The late Beatles legend was assassinated by Mark Chapman outside the Dakota Building...

Rare Rickenbacker With Classic Beatles History Up For Auction

A 1962 Rickenbacker guitar played by both George Harrison and John Lennon is to be auctioned off in New York in May (14).The instrument will be among the highlight items going under the hammer at...

Mike Love Marks George Harrison's Birthday With Track Tribute

The Beach Boys founder Mike Love paid tribute to George Harrison by releasing a previously unheard track on Tuesday (25Feb14) to mark what would have been The Beatles star's 71st birthday.The Good Vibrations singer wrote...

Signed Beatles Album Expected To Fetch Thousands At Auction

An autographed copy of The Beatles' second U.S. album gifted to George Harrison's throat doctor 50 years ago is set to go under the hammer at a memorabilia auction next month (Mar14).The Meet The Beatles!...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite At Beatles Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were joined by Katy Perry, John Mayer and Alicia Keys for a special TV show to commemorate 50 years since The Beatles first appeared on US television. The...

George Harrison Turned Down Obe Honour

Beatles star George Harrison turned down a special honour from British royal Queen Elizabeth Ii in 2000.The musician was chosen to a receive an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Obe)...

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