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Paul's Stepmother Writes Autobiography - Thursday, January 17, 2013

Paul McCartney’s little-known stepmother, Angie, has written an autobiography, My Long & Winding Road. “We lived quite a quiet life, when I think about it,” says Angie, now 83.

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Flash Mob Sings "Here Comes the Sun" to Unemployed in Spain - Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Members of a Spanish orchestra created a flash mob in a Madrid unemployment office, siging a Beatles classic to cheer job seekers.

One by one, they stood up in a busy waiting room and began the Beatles' "Here Comes the Sun."

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Beatles & Queen Top New UK Survey - Tuesday, January 15, 2013

UK music fans say the Beatles and Queen are the artists of whom they are most proud—at 71% each. 

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Bill Harry Revising "Beatles Encyclopedia" - Monday, January 14, 2013

Mersey Beat founder/editor Bill Harry says he’s revising his famous reference book, “The Beatles Encyclopedia”, first published in 1992, and revised in 2000. This third edition will be expanded to two volumes, of probably 900 pages each. 

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End to George State Campaign in Henley-on-Thames, UK - Monday, January 14, 2013

The man looking to erect a George Harrison statue in Henley-on-Thames, near the Harrison estate, is ending his campaign after hearing from Olivia Harrison that she would prefer a community project undertaken in George’s memory.  42-yr old James Lambert , who admitted the statue might attract “unwanted fans” to the town.

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Mash Up Combines "Whole Lotta Helter Skelter" - Thursday, January 10, 2013

A new mash-up successfully combines Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" with the Beatles' "Helter Skelter", in both audio and video form.

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Paul's Backstage Rider: Flowers...Lots of Flowers - Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Have you ever wondered what Paul McCartney’s backstage requirements are like these days? In addition to banning leather, meat and meat byproudcts, Paul's backstage rider reportedly requires natural furntiure and a lot of flora...

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Rare Color Photos of The Beatles to Go up for Sale - Monday, January 07, 2013

Unpublished early color photographs of The Beatles' first U.S. tour will be sold at a U.K. auction.

The photos were taken during the rock band's 1964 visit to the U.S., when color film was expensive and most images of the group were in black and white.

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Julian Lennon Says Bono's Vision Deteriorating - Sunday, January 06, 2013

According to Julian Lennon, U2's Bono's vision--which the singer/activist has said is the reason he wears his trademark shades--is worsening.

 

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Forgotten Beatles Photos Found After Nearly Half a Century - Sunday, January 06, 2013

37 previously unseen photographs of the Beatles have been found after being forgotten for nearly half a century. Photographer Paul Berriff captured the photographs during a Beatles tour in 1963 and 1964 when he was just 16 years old, but the negatives ended up being forgotten for over 45 years along with 850 other negatives.

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