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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...

John Lennon's Divorce Papers Up For Sale

The five-page legal documents, detailing the couple's 1968 split surfaced earlier this year (15) - just before Cynthia died, and now the papers are set to go to the highest bidder at an...

Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that the emergence of hip hop has had the biggest impact on the charts of any genre since the 1950s. The study also...

Paul Mccartney Compares Kanye West To John Lennon

The Beatles star worked with West earlier this year (15) on two songs, Only One, a homage to the Stronger hitmaker's late mother Donda, and FourFiveSeconds, a collaboration with Rihanna. MCCartney tells...

Ben E King Has Died

Ben E King has died.The R&B legend - who was best known for his hit single 'Stand By Me' which was released in 1961 - has passed away at the age of 76, his publicist...

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'...

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,...

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...

John Lennon's First Wife Cynthia Lennon Dies In Spain, Aged 75

John Lennon's first wife Cynthia - the first of the Beatles' wives - has died at her home in Spain after a short battle with cancer. She was 75.Cynthia Lennon died in Spain after a...

Paul Mccartney & Yoko Ono Offer Tributes To Lennon's First Wife Cynthia

Lennon died at her home in Spain with son Julian by her side. The news was posted on Julian's website in a statement, which read: "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her...

Artist Cynthia Lennon, Former Wife Of John Lennon Dies Aged 75

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, has died aged 75 at her home in Mallorca. According to a statement released by her family, Cynthia’s only child Julian was at her beside...

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...

Liam Gallagher: Noel Is A Bit Nice

Liam Gallagher thinks his brother Noel is ''a bit nice''.The former Oasis rocker sees a lot of similarities between himself and ''twisted'' John Lennon, whereas he thinks his older sibling and ex-bandmate is more like...

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 Portrait To Raise Funds For Ailing Beatles Photographer

The man behind the iconic image of Lennon, 78-year-old Robert Freeman, is in poor health and his family is hoping to raise funds for his care by selling off the 1965 snap....

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...

Colts Owner Buys Lennon's Paperback Writer Guitar

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has snapped up the guitar John Lennon used to record the Beatles' Paperback Writer after the instrument failed to sell at auction last year (Nov14).Lennon's cousin David Birch pulled the...

John Lennon's Mother's Home Up For Auction

A former home of John Lennon's mother Julia is expected to fetch more than $192,000 (£120,000) at auction later this year (15).The property in Liverpool, England was lived in by Julia and her daughters Jackie...

Heather Mills 'Too Strong' For Paul Mccartney

Heather Mills believes her marriage to Sir Paul McCartney failed because he didn't want a ''strong woman''.The 47-year-old model married the Beatles legend - with whom she has 11-year-old daughter Beatrice - in 2002 but...

Sean Lennon Takes British Band Under His Wing

John Lennon's musician son Sean is playing mentor to fledgling British punk band Fat White Family by putting them up at his New York home, giving them free use of his recording studio, and allowing...

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...

Katy Perry And Will.i.am To Cover Imagine For Unicef

Yoko Ono, Katy Perry, will.i.am and David Guetta are among the celebrities who have recorded a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' to raise funds for UNICEF.The star-studded cover will be accompanied by an interactive video...

John Lennon Telegram Up For Auction

A telegram in which John Lennon apologises to a Dj for punching him during Sir Paul Mccartney's birthday party is among a host of Beatles memorabilia up for auction next month (Dec14).The late musician sent...

Rihanna's Alleged Stalker Attends Court

A judge has branded Rihanna's latest stalker a ''ticking time bomb''.New York City judge Orlando Marrazzo fears Kevin McGlynn has the potential to become like Mark David Chapman - the man responsible for shooting and...

Tom Odell Covers John Lennon For Christmas Commercial

British singer Tom Odell has recorded a version of John Lennon's song Real Love for an annual Christmas Tv advertisement.The songwriter provides the soundtrack to this year's (14) traditional festive commercial for British department store...

Sir Paul Mccartney Surprises College Students

Sir Paul McCartney surprised students at a Florida college.The event where the 72-year-old Beatles frontman appeared was kept secret from the students until the last minute.Paul said: ''Doing this for the students was such a...

John Lennon's Glasses To Be Auctioned

A pair of glasses once worn by John Lennon is expected to fetch up to $40,000 (£25,000) at auction next month (Nov14).The spectacles have been sitting in an underwear drawer since he gave them to...

John Lennon Letter Sells For $28,000

A letter written by John Lennon has sold for more than $28,000 (£17,500) at auction.In the 1971 note, which was addressed to U.S. Tv host Joe Franklin, the Beatles legend praises the musical talents of...

John Lennon Lands Spider Species Honour

A newly-discovered tarantula species has been named after late Beatles star John Lennon.The nocturnal Bumba lennoni has been found in Brazil. In a report in the online science journal Zoo Keys, one of the...

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