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Ringo Starr announces fall tour dates in Latin America, Mexico, Las Vegas - Monday, April 29, 2013

Ringo Starr announced early Monday he is taking his current version of the All-Starr Band with whom he just wrapped up a tour in the Pacific Rim including dates in New Zealand, Australia and Japan on a new tour of Mexico and Latin America, plus two dates in the U.S., in October and November.

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'Linda McCartney – Life in Photographs' for iPad is a trip that ends too soon - Monday, April 29, 2013

The new iPad book “Linda McCartney – Life in Photographs” from Taschen that became available through iTunes Thursday is more than a book but an exhibit in the way it displays the photographs from throughout her life.

The book features over 170 photos taken from her extensive archives.

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Badfinger's Pete Ham: Beatle widow Olivia Harrison joins plaque tributes - Sunday, April 28, 2013

George Harrison's widow has joined tributes to a Swansea rock musician honoured with a blue plaque.

Pete Ham, who co-wrote Without You, a hit for both Harry Nilsson and Mariah Carey, worked with the Beatle while in the band Badfinger.

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Tickets for Paul McCartney show at Scotiabank sell out in record time - Sunday, April 28, 2013

OTTAWA — In what is probably the fastest-selling show in the history of Scotiabank Place, tickets to a July concert by Paul McCartney sold out in less than 10 minutes Friday.


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Beatles collarless jackets up for auction: A case of mistaken identity? - Saturday, April 27, 2013

Gotta Have It! Collectibles based in New York is offering a set of four Beatles collarless jackets in their latest online auction. The Rock and Roll Pop Culture Auction was launched on April 24 and runs through May 3.

Lot #28 features four jackets worn by John,

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Tom Petty and George Harrison make history - Saturday, April 27, 2013

Bringing back a bit of history

When Tom Petty released his first solo album "Full Moon Fever," he relied on some heavy hitters to back him up, most notably Electric Light Orchestra mastermind Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and George Harrison.

Even though it was a solo project, he also had quite a bit of help from Mike Campbell of Petty's backing band, the Heartbreakers.

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Widnes Vikings chairman Steve O’Connor regenerates area of Liverpool made famous by The Beatles - Friday, April 26, 2013

VIKINGS chairman Steve O’Connor is stumping up a multi-million pound investment to breathe a new lease of life into one of Liverpool’s most historical locations.

The Widnes businessman’s property development company, the Steppingstone Group, will regenerate Quarry Street in Woolton, made famous by The Beatles.

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James McCartney joining dad on bill at Bonnaroo music fest - Friday, April 26, 2013

James McCartney announced Thursday on Facebook he'll be playing at the Bonnaroo Music Festival June 15. It'll be the second time this summer that he and father Paul McCartney will be on the same bill.

“Very excited to announce I'll be performing at this year's Bonnaroo on June 15th...!,”

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Ringo Starr says happy birthday to an old friend - Thursday, April 25, 2013

In a video uploaded to the internet Monday,Ringo Starr says happy birthday to an old friend, Willie Nelson. You can see the video at left.

“I'm getting in a cowboy mood,” Ringo says, wearing a cowboy hat and flashing the peace sign. Willie turns 80 on April 30.

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The Beatles vs. The Stock Market - Thursday, April 25, 2013

Autographs of The Beatles and drawings and handwritten lyrics by John Lennon have sold at auction in recent years for “very impressive amounts,” says Maureen McCarthy, director ofImagine the Art of John Lennon Gallery in Sydney, Australia.

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