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Producer Attempts Beatles UKulele Record

Music producer ROGER GREENAWALT will attempt to break the world record of continued ukulele playing in New York on Sunday (6Dec09) as part of a quirky BEATLES marathon.Greenawalt has organised the second annual Beatles Complete...

Paul Mccartney's Retching Ritual

Sir Paul McCartney makes himself sick before playing live.The music legend has a pre-concert ritual of gargling with salt water, but admits it makes him vomit.When asked if he has any rituals, Paul said: "Well...

Harrison Dreamed Of Wilburys Ship Tour

Late rocker GEORGE HARRISON once dreamed up a high seas adventure for supergroup the TRAVELING WILBURYS - but it was too much of a risk to get TOM PETTY, BOB DYLAN, ROY ORBISON and the...

Harrison Too Humble To Front The Heartbreakers

Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON almost landed TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS as his backing band but was too reluctant to play the frontman for a world tour.After performing with Bob Dylan on the Temples...

Washington Civil Rights Concert Tops Greatest Gigs Poll

The March on Washington event in 1963, featuring BOB DYLAN, JOAN BAEZ and folk icon PETE SEEGER, has beaten THE BEATLES' ED SULLIVAN shows and Dylan's controversial Newport Folk Festival gig to top a list...

Starr Duets With Mccartney On New Album

RINGO STARR has landed the closest thing to a BEATLES reunion on record - SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY features on his new album.The former Fab Four stars team up for Walk With You, a duet all...

Osbourne Delighted By Mccartney Snub

OZZY OSBOURNE was stunned when SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY refused to collaborate with him - because the former BEATLE insisted he didn't want to spoil the rocker's record.The Black Sabbath frontman used a chance meeting with...

Robbie Williams Confirms Take That Lp

Robbie Williams is recording a new album with Take That. The 'Bodies' singer cried as he was reunited with his former bandmates - Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Mark Owen - onstage last...

Emi Wins Injunction Over Beatles Tracks

Songs by THE BEATLES have been pulled from the internet after record label bosses at EMI won a temporary injunction against a U.S. website for allegedly selling the tracks without permission.A copyright violation lawsuit was...

Beatle Drug Bust Papers To Be Auctioned

Arrest papers detailing drug busts involving late BEATLES legends JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON in the 1960s are to be sold at auction.Lennon's London flat was raided in 1968 by officer D.S. Pilcher, who was...

Lennon's Ex-wife Outraged By Mccartney Divorce

JOHN LENNON's ex-wife CYNTHIA has spoken out about SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's divorce battle - insisting the former BEATLE should have done more to make his marriage to HEATHER MILLS work.Cynthia split from MCCartney's late bandmate...

Lennon Kissed Lewis' Feet

JERRY LEE LEWIS was stunned when he met JOHN LENNON in the 1970s - because the BEATLES star dropped to his knees and kissed the rock legend's feet.Lennon credited piano great Lewis with paving the...

Michael Sheen Imagines Lennon Role

Michael Sheen wants to play John Lennon in a film about The Beatles.The actor - who has played a number of British icons on the big screen, including former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair -...

U2 Want Rock Band Game

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

U2 Want A Video Game

Rock icons U2 are desperate to follow in the footsteps of THE BEATLES and METALLICA and land their own video game.Bassist Adam Clayton admits he and his bandmates are impressed with the recently-released The Beatles:...

Sean Lennon: 'There's No Pressure Being A Beatle Offspring'

JOHN LENNON's musician son SEAN feels no pressure forging a career in the late legend's shadow, insisting no one can compete with THE BEATLES.The 33 year old is currently performing with his mother Yoko Ono's...

Yoko: 'Sean Never Knew Lennon Was A Beatle'

YOKO ONO and JOHN LENNON kept their celebrity status so far away from family life their son SEAN had no idea his dad was a former member of the BEATLES.Ono has revealed she and her...

Mccartney Came Up With Harrelson's Zombie Ruse

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY turned spin doctor for pal WOODY HARRELSON when the actor hit the headlines for attacking paparazzi in New York in April (09) - the BEATLES star was the one who suggested the...

Yoko Ono's Virtual Peace

Yoko Ono thinks the new Beatles video game will help create "a world of peace".The 76-year-old widow of 'Fab Four'singer John Lennon has praised Beatles Rock Band - which was released earlier this month -...

Mccartney: 'Beatles Took Too Many Drugs'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY still can't believe he and his fellow BEATLES survived the swinging sixties - because they took so many drugs and often couldn't even think straight.The Yesterday singer admits the Fab Four overused...

Beatles Set For $1.6 Billion Pay Day

The surviving BEATLES stars are set for a bumper $1.6 billion pay day, following a slew of re-released records and a new Fab Four-inspired video game.Sir Paul MCCartney and Ringo Starr teamed up with John...

Harrison Exhibition Closed After Theft

An exhibition honouring late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON in his hometown has been closed after a rare signed photograph of the star was stolen.The For George tribute opened in early August (09) in his native...

Mccartney: 'We Were Innocents Who Couldn't Handle The Beatles Business'

PAUL MCCARTNEY has spoken out about the final months of the BEATLES, insisting the group became victims of their own success when businessman ALLEN KLEIN took over their financial affairs.In a rare interview about the...

Yoko's Abbey Road 'Bed-in' Was The Last Straw For The Beatles

The men behind the controls of the final BEATLES album have spoken out about the tensions that led to the Fab Four's split, insisting a decision to wheel an injured bed-bound YOKO ONO into the...

Pixies Rule Out New Songs

Pixies are not recording new material.The 'Debaser' rockers have recently announced plans for a European tour later this year, but frontman Frank Black insists they will not be showcasing new songs.He said: "There isn't really...

Michael Jackson Bigger Than The Beatles

Tito Jackson says his brother Michael will become more popular than The Beatles or Elvis Presley now he is dead.The former member of the Jackson Five - the group which launched his brother's stratospheric career...

Mccartney Still Laughing Off Death Hoax

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is still laughing off reports he died and was replaced in THE BEATLES by a lookalike - 40 years after the rumours first surfaced.The Fab Four were photographed walking along a pedestrian...

Panic At The Disco's Musical Differences

Ryan Ross left Panic At The Disco because singer Brendon Urie is a Peter Gabriel fan.The guitarist-and-songwriter and bassist Jon Walker announced they were leaving the group last week and the musician says the main...

Beatles Fans To Celebrate Abbey Road Anniversary

BEATLES fans will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band's ABBEY ROAD album next month (Aug09) by dressing up as the Fab Four and recreating the record's famous cover.Hundreds of devotees will cross a zebra...

Hugh Hefner Sued For 3 Billion

Hugh Hefner is being sued for $3 billion by a woman claiming she is the reincarnation of "Venus Aphrodite Demilio".Sheri Allred - who also says she is possessed by "the most beautifulest angel lusefer (sic)"...

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