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Paul Mccartney Fundraiser Nets Double Estimated Price

The Beatles star is offering two fans the chance to sit in front row seats at one of his concerts, attend the afternoon soundcheck, and meet the singer after the show. Organisers...

'Lost' John Lennon Guitar Heading To Auction Block

The late rocker is believed to have strummed on the 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic for tracks like Love Me Do, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please, Please, Me,...

Sam Smith Joins The Beatles In Making Chart History With 'In The Lonely Hour'

British singer Sam Smith has secured his place in chart history, after achieving a record-breaking milestone previously managed only by the Beatles. The singer has become the only artist since the fab five to spend...

Donovan Warned To Hide Music From Paul Mccartney

The Mellow Yellow hitmaker set the pace for the wave of experimental psychedelic music being recorded during the Fab Four's heyday, but as he worked on what was to become one of his...

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...

Paul Mccartney Plays Hit Packed Three Hour Set At London's O2 Arena

It may have been 50 years since The Beatles released ‘Yesterday’, but on Saturday night in front of a packed crowd at London’s 02 arena, 72 year Paul McCartney proved he’s certainly still got it.Paul...

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...

Paul Mccartney Loves Making Mistakes Onstage

The Beatles legend is still rocking well into his 70s and loves playing live, but he has now revealed his biggest buzz during concerts is the audience's reaction to a howling error....

Simon Cowell To Co Produce Biopic About Brian Epstein

Simon Cowell is set to produce a movie biopic of the late Beatles manager Brian Epstein, which will be entitled The Fifth Beatle. It’s an adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name published...

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...

Simon Cowell Producing Brian Epstein Movie

Cowell and his partners at Syco Entertainment have teamed up with bosses at IM Global to develop the movie, which will be based on writer Vivek J. Tiwary's graphic novel about Epstein's...

Eric Clapton Pays Tribute To Bb King

Eric Clapton has led tributes to legendary musician BB King.The 70-year-old singer posted a touching video message on his Facebook page thanking the late guitarist and singer, who passed away in his sleep on Thursday...

The Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper' Album To Be Included In New Music Gcse Syllabus

It’s been 48 years since Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, and now it appears that he’ll be helping a whole new generation about music too, with the news that The Beatles’ era-defining album...

The White Album Tops Abbey Road Poll

The Fab Four's 1968 album, which featured the songs Back In the U.S.S.R. and Dear Prudence, has beaten out The Zombies' Odessey and Oracle from the same year on the NME's new countdown....

Stereophonics Announce New Album

Stereophonics are releasing a new album.The band have announced that their ninth LP 'Keep The Village Alive' will come out on September 11, 2015, through their own Stylus Records label through Ignition Records.Frontman Kelly Jones...

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...

Yoko Ono: 'Ringo Starr Was The Most Influential Beatle'

Drummer Starr was the last member of the band to be inducted into the Hall of Fame as a solo artist on Saturday (18Apr15), and John Lennon's widow is shocked he waited years...

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,...

Google Unveils App That Explores Abbey Road Studios

London’s most famous recording studio Abbey Road has partnered with Google to offer a rare glimpse inside the hallowed building.The likes of The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Stevie Wonder laid down some of their best...

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...

Yoko Ono And Sir Paul Mccartney Pay Tribute To Cynthia Lennon

Yoko Ono and Sir Paul McCartney have led tributes to John Lennon's first wife Cynthia Lennon.The 82-year-old Japanese star praised the late artist, who died at her home in Spain earlier today (01.04.15), for being...

Paul Mccartney: 'Lady Gaga Hung Up On My Aide'

The Poker Face hitmaker stated in February (15) that she was working in a recording studio with the rock icon, and claimed the collaboration almost didn't happen because she thought it was "a...

Paul Mccartney Defends Kanye West Over Brits Controversy

The Beatles legend teamed up with West and pop star Rihanna for a new single, FourFiveSeconds, and he also provided the melody for West's track All Day. The rapper caused a storm...

Ringo Starr: 'I'm Only In The Hall Of Fame Because Of Paul'

The drummer will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015 next month (Apr15), becoming the last of the Fab Four to land membership to the Cleveland,...

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...

Perrie Edwards Compared To Yoko Ono

Perrie Edwards has been compared to Yoko Ono by angry One Direction fans.The Little Mix singer has been blamed for her fiancé Zayn Malik's shocking decision to quit the boy band today (25.03.15) because he...

Lou Reed Slams Beatles From Beyond The Grave

Late rocker Lou Reed branded The Beatles "garbage" and dismissed The Doors as "stupid" in a recently-discovered lost interview.The Velvet Underground star, who passed away in 2013, sat down with journalist Joe Smith in 1987...

Paul Mccartney Plays Surprise Valentine's Day Gig

Sir Paul McCartney played a surprise Valentine's Day concert to just 1,000 fans in New York. The Beatles legend wowed the capacity crowd at New York's Irving Plaza on Saturday night (14.02.15) with an impromptu...

Unseen Rolling Stones And Beatles Photographs Up For Auction

Previously unseen photographs of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones have gone up for auction online.The candid images, which were captured by the bands' sometime U.S. tour manager Bob Bonis, are up for sale on...

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