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When the Beatles Blew Their Big Chance - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The much-maligned Decca Records will forever be known in the annals of rock history as the label that rejected the Beatles — an epic, billion-dollar blunder considered by many to be one of history’s greatest commercial missteps.

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United Supermarkets will not sell Paul McCartney tickets - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The United Supermarkets “family,” which also includes Amigo’s Supermarket and Market Street, will not be Select-A-Seat outlets when tickets for Paul McCartney’s June 14 concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Paul McCartney Postpones Concert in Santiago, Chile; Announces Five New US Tour Dates - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Paul McCartney just kicked off a new Latin American leg of his Out There Tour over the weekend, and the road trip already has hit a speed bump.  The legendary Beatle has postponed the trek’s second show, which had been scheduled to take place at the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, on Monday, April 21, because a plane carrying his equipment didn’t arrive in the city on time.

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Sir Paul McCartney sells 52ft fishing boat Barnaby Rudge he bought with first wife Linda - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Compared to the multi-million pound super-yachts favoured by the likes of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and F1 presenter Eddie Jordan, this humble fishing vessel may not look like much.However for former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, it hold precious memories of happy days with his first wife Linda before she tragically died on cancer.

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Beyonce gym buddies with Paul McCartney - Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Beyonce and Paul McCartney have apparently been hitting the gym together during their downtime in California. The US pop star and Beatles legend have both been in southern California recently, with Beyonce delivering a surprise performance at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California last weekend.

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British band The Vamps give nod to Beatles with first album - Monday, April 21, 2014

It’s no coincidence that the quartet’s debut Meet The Vamps – out today – echoes the title of the second album The Beatles released. Singer Bradley Simpson told me: “We realised the Beatles connection. We didn’t want to be insulting or big-headed in any way but being a British band we are massively influenced by them.

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Former Beatles venue to be developed into landmark building - Monday, April 21, 2014

Businessman Terry Riley  is  behind a  multi -million pound  plan  to transform Southport’s  once legendary Kingsway  Casino site into a landmark  building. The Visiter can now  exclusively reveal that the  Crosby businessman  plans to  build a state-of-the art  apartment complex with  leisure and retail  facilities.

 

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Pandora Sued by Major Labels Over Pre-1972 Copyrights - Monday, April 21, 2014

Pandora Media Inc., the biggest Internet radio service, was sued by major record labels for failing to pay for using music recorded before 1972. The companies, including Capitol Records LLC and Sony Music Entertainment, filed the copyright infringement lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan yesterday because federal law doesn’t protect recordings made before Feb. 15, 1972. New York courts have enforced ownership rights stemming from before that date, according to the suit.

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Reading the Beatles - Sunday, April 20, 2014

At the pressconference at JFK airport, on virgin soil, they do their by-now fully developed thing: four mouths in a row, four bobbing heads, four sets of speculative-aggressive eyes. Unnerving polyphonic comedy. The atmosphere in the room is boisterous, the questions fatuous. How much money do you expect to take out of this country?

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Beatles album cover artist to appear at Mumbles festival - Sunday, April 20, 2014

A POP art legend will help Mumbles celebrate a four-day festival of art, music and literature next month. Sir Peter Blake, best known for designing the iconic sleeve to the Beatles album Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, is one of the guests appearing at the Mumbles Marvellous Weekend, being held in the grounds of Oystermouth Castle.

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