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My love for music - Wednesday, May 08, 2013

With The Beatles, one common theme is love. And in their immortal words, love is all you need

I love music. I play music. And now as I'm writing my first piece about music, it is only appropriate that it begins with the words I started with.

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Paul McCartney: Beatle Swarmed By Grasshoppers - Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Paul McCartney has swapped Beatles for grasshoppers - after a stage invasion by a swarm of the creatures.

The star managed to complete his performance despite being buzzed by a cloud of the insects as he played on stage in Brazil. Animal-lover McCartney carried on for almost three hours in Goiania.

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Out There news: McCartney's late arrival delays Beatle's second show of tour - Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Paul McCartney went against his tradition of making at least minor changes to the setlist for his second show at Goiânia, Brazil Monday. After the many changes of the first Out There! show in Bel Horizonte on Saturday, fans couldn't wait to see what he'd do for the next show.

And all the anticipation probably gave way to a little disappointment because, as a McCartney spokesman confirmed.

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Rare Beatles Guitar Expected To Fetch £150k At London Auction - Tuesday, May 07, 2013

A rare guitar played by Beatles pair John Lennon and George Harrison worth about £150,000 will go on display in London this week.

The Beatles VOX guitar, a custom prototype made in 1966 and later given to "Magic Alex" Mardas, a friend of the band, will be unveiled at The Stafford London hotel in St. James's Palace.

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Andrew Loog Oldham calls for street to be named after Beatles manager Brian Epstein - Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Former Rolling Stones Manager Andrew Loog Oldham has called for a street in Liverpool to be named after Brian Epstein, the impresario who guided The Beatles to the top of the charts and international fame.

Brian gave Andrew, who has just released his new book Stone Free, his first break into the world of showbiz when he hired him as an assistant to help handle his growing team of pop talent.

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Exclusive: Wolfgang's Vault to roll out rare solo Beatles concert tapes - Monday, May 06, 2013

Wolfgang's Vault, which has amassed a huge collection of vintage live shows in its Concert Vault section by a wide assortment of artists, will start digging into its archives and post more concerts by the solo Beatles, the Vault's CEO Bill Sagan told us in a face-to-face interview.

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Here comes the sister - Monday, May 06, 2013

Beatles guitarist George Harrison’s elder sister is in Holon, spreading the love, for a Beatles festival. Fifty years ago, in March 1963, a young band from Liverpool made musical history with the release of its debut album, “Please Please Me.” The Beatles became one of only two acts to sell more than a billion records (Elvis Presley was the other), and changed the face of popular music forever.

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Pierce Brosnan - Pierce Brosnan Settles Legal Spat Over Beatles Painting - Monday, May 06, 2013

Pierce Brosnan has revealed he settled a secret legal spat with Paul Mccartney's brother over a photo he recreated as a painting for his late wife.

Michael MCCartney threatened legal action against the actor after realising his Just Four Guys piece was a colourful reinterpretation of the photographer's black and white shot of the Beatles.

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The Beatles Magical Mystery tour - Sunday, May 05, 2013

Fifty years after the launch of the Beatles’ debut album Please Please Me in 1963, Liverpool revels in its role as the birthplace of four lads who shook the world. Carol Davis steps back into Yesterday in a celebration of the city’s musical heritage

Mention Liverpool to almost anyone in the world and their face breaks into a broad smile: “Ah, Liverpool – football and the Beatles,” they muse.

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Sir Paul McCartney thrills fans by playing Beatles classics on new world tour - Sunday, May 05, 2013

Sir Paul McCartney thrilled fans in Brazil as he opened his new world tour and gave some Beatles classics their first live outing.

The star performed to 55,000 people in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, at the start of his Out There! tour to give tracks such as Your Mother Should Know and Lovely Rita their live debut.

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