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John Lennon 'Tortured' By Beatles Session

John Lennon found recording with the Beatles ''torture'' at the end of their career. The late musician and songwriter talked about the making of the bands final album, 'Let It Be' in 1969 in a...

Bloomingdale's Celebrates Beatlemania

Bloomingdales will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania with a new collection called Brit Style.The American department store is planning to honour British band The Beatles - consisting of John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, George...

Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

Paul Mccartney's Touring Troubles With Wings

Sir Paul McCartney found it difficult to get gigs with his band Wings.The 70-year-old singer decided to go back to basics after The Beatles split in 1970 and took his new band - which included...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

Justin Young's Elvis Inspiration

Justin Young used to style himself on Elvis Presley when he was younger. The Vaccines frontman idolised the late music legend so much so he is sure the 'Suspicious Minds' hitmaker came down from space...

Paul Mccartney Would Have Reformed The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed if they were all still alive.The 70-year-old singer-and-bassist thinks it would ''feel great'' to return to the stage with his old bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

Paul Mccartney 'Cheesed Off' With Yoko

Sir Paul McCartney was ''cheesed off'' with Yoko Ono attending The Beatles' recording sessions.Yoko - the widow of late band member John Lennon, who was shot in 1980 - regularly attended recordings with the band...

Beatles Guitar To Fetch A Fortune At Auction

An electric guitar played by The Beatles stars John Lennon and George Harrison is set to fetch as much as $300,000 (£188,000) at a New York auction in May (13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by...

Documentary Director Lands Beatles Song Rights For Film About Secretary

Documentary maker Ryan White's new movie about the BEATLES' 'mum' will feature four original Fab Four songs after Sir Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr and the estates of John Lennon and George Harrison signed off the...

George Harrison's Son Records In Abbey Road Studios

George Harrison's musician son Dhani had an emotional experience recording the Beautiful Creatures soundtrack because he made the album in the legendary Abbey Road Studios.When he was young, Dhani often tagged along with his dad...

Ravi Shankar Memorial Service Held In California

Family, friends and fans have all congregated in California today to mourn the late Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar, who passed away earlier this month.Shankar will long be remembered for his inspirational style of playing...

Ravi Shankar, The Godfather Of Indian Classical Music, Has Died At The Age Of 92

Shankar changed the face of modern music and opened the eyes of millions to sitar music as well as the Asian-sub-continent's classical music differences in tone, rhythm, harmony and timbre. Sitar music has entirely different...

"A True Pioneer" - The Recording Academy Pay Tribute To Ravi Shankar

The Recording Academy have paid tribute to the late Ravi Shankar, who passed away, aged 92.In a statement, from the organisation behind the annual Grammy awards, his influence is acknowledged in many musical fields, such...

George Harrison's Private Beatles Collection Heading To Auction

George Harrison's family members are auctioning off a massive collection of the late star's personal Beatles memorabilia.The sale includes more than 100 lots, from clothing and jewellery to guitars and photographs, many of which were...

Sir Paul Mccartney Remembers Late Beatles Bandmates Nightly On Tour

Sir Paul Mccartney remembers fallen Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison every night on tour when he pays tribute to his tragic bandmates.The singer takes an emotional trip down memory lane at each date on...

George Harrison's Widow Abandons Security Fence Plans

George Harrison's widow has abandoned plans to erect a razor-wire fence around her home following fierce opposition from neighbours.Olivia Harrison applied to her local council for permission to place a seven-foot (two-metre) high structure around...

Elizabeth Taylor Queen Of Posthumous Celeb Earnings, Toppling King-of-pop Michael Jackson From The Top Spot

After her death last year aged 79, just two years after her great friend Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor has become the world's highest grossing dead celebrity, according to Forbes. This result sees the growth of...

Paul Mccartney: Yoko Wasn't To Blame For Beatles Split

Sir Paul McCartney has insisted Yoko Ono wasn't responsible for the end of The Beatles.The 70-year-old musician has attempted to end decades of anger directed at the Japanese artist for the band's demise in 1970...

The Beatles' Chip Shop Footage Set To Be Released

Unseen footage of The Beatles in a chip shop is set to be released. The Space is due to show behind the scenes footage of the 'Hey Jude' group - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison,...

John Lennon's Former Home On Market For 15m

John Lennon's former home has gone up for sale for £15 million. The late music legend wrote a number of tracks for The Beatles' eighth studio album, the seminal 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band',...

Paul Mccartney Glad Beatles Never Reunited

Sir Paul McCartney is glad The Beatles never reunited. The legendary 'Get Back' band ended in 1969 amidst legal wrangling and the bassist-and-singer - one of the surviving two members of the group, alongside Ringo...

Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Reunite At Dhani Harrison's Top Secret Wedding

Beatles Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr reunited in England at the weekend (09Jun12) as George Harrison's son Dhani secretly wed former model Solveig Karadottir.The two music legends joined actors Tom Hanks and Clive Owen...

More Unheard George Harrison Songs Set For Release

A second batch of unheard George Harrison tracks could be set for release, according to his widow.Olivia Harrison teamed up with Beatles producer Sir George Martin's son Giles to trawl through an archive of the...

George Harrison's Widow Rules Out Hologram Revival

George Harrison's widow Olivia has ruled out ever reviving the Beatles legend's image with an onstage hologram, insisting she wouldn't be able to "handle" seeing it.Last month (Apr12) the audience at the Coachella festival in...

Chris Jericho: All Music Goes Back To The Beatles

Chris Jericho thinks all modern music is influenced by The Beatles.The Fozzy frontman says that even his band's brand of heavy metal stems from the melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

Ringo Starr's Sickening Stage Fright

Ringo Starr gets such bad stage fright he is often sick before performances.The Beatles legend says despite being a star for over 50 years he still suffers from nerves and is scared about getting on...

The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

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