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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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Mary McCartney gets by with a little help from her dad - Saturday, May 04, 2013

Mary McCartney’s life in photographs started when she was just an infant. That baby on the cover of Paul McCartney’s first eponymous solo record, released in 1970, is her, peeking out at the camera from inside the sheepskin coat of her famous father and Beatles co-founder.

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Tony and pals 'sneaked' in and saw the Fab Four - Saturday, May 04, 2013

Tony McGovern didn't have a ticket to see The Beatles when they performed in North Staffordshire in the 1960s – but just three shillings secured him a once in a lifetime opportunity.

The retired Royal Doulton employee, now aged 66 and living in Cheviot Drive, Bradeley, managed to buy his way into the Trentham Gardens gig in October 1963.

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Musical in Merced gives backstage view of The Beatles - Friday, May 03, 2013

MERCED -- For one night only, the award-winning Beatles musical "In My Life" will play Sunday at the Art Kamangar Center at the Merced Theatre.

The musical retells The Beatles' story through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road.


Read more here: http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2013/05/03/2985414/musical-in-merced-gives-backstage.html#storylink=cpy
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Documentary of Paul McCartney & Wings premieres May 15 - Friday, May 03, 2013

Rockshow, a film documenting Paul McCartney and his band Wings on their 1975-76 Wings Around the World tour, will have its big-screen premiere May 15 at BAFTA in London. McCartney is scheduled to appear on the red carpet for the event. 

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The Beatles' chart success in rivals and numbers - Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Beatles' achieved their first number one single 50 years ago – the first of 17 over the next six years. Here's the chart hits, the records broken and rivals made by the band.

Although some will say Please Please Me was The Beatles' first number one single, it was their next single,

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Beatles exhibition comes to Montreal's Vieux Port - Thursday, May 02, 2013

John Lennon’s Rolls-Royce on display at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum in Montreal. The car is part of an exhibit called The Beatles in Montreal, that revisits the group’s only Montreal appearance at the Forum in 1964. The exhibition runs from March 26, 2013 to March 30, 2014.

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