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Fans keep vigil for Macca in Tokyo as he battles serious viral infection - Saturday, May 24, 2014

Anxious fans tonight kept vigil outside a Tokyo hospital  as Sir Paul McCartney battled a serious viral infection. Macca, 72 next month, was admitted after his recent symptoms failed to improve.

Musicians, kids come together to celebrate Beatles - Friday, May 23, 2014

It was 50 years ago in June that Sgt Pepper taught the band to play. And to celebrate, hundreds of New Zealand musicians are teaming up to bring Beatlemania back to Auckland.

The Rutles spreading a little silliness along the way - Friday, May 23, 2014

NEIL Innes is convinced that too many people involved in the music business are far too serious. And for more than 40 years he’s been on a mission to bring some fun back, both as a solo artist and with the likes of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and The Rutles, who come to Clitheroe’s Grand Theatre next week.

Update! Paul McCartney expected to make 'complete recovery' - Thursday, May 22, 2014

Paul McCartney is on the mend, his spokeswoman says. A virus infection forced the former Beatle to cancel his Japan tour and South Korea concert. TheSankei Sports newspaper reports that McCartney, 71, was admitted to a hospital when the infection worsened.

Paul McCartney has canceled his concert in South Korea next week due to the virus-caused illness - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Paul McCartney has canceled his concert in South Korea next week due to the virus-caused illness that forced him to call off his entire Japan tour, organizers said Wednesday. The former Beatle, who turns 72 next month, had planned to hold concerts in Japan and South Korea as part of his world tour.

35 Years Ago: Beatles Stage Partial Reunion For Eric Clapton’s Wedding - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

She was the impetus for two of rock music’s most identifiable love songs in the Beatles‘ ‘Something‘ and Derek and the Dominoes‘ ‘Layla.’ Pattie Boyd was also the catalyst for the first Beatles concert reunion.

13-Year-Old Elephant Sunder's Release May Be Delayed - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The walk to freedom for Sunder, a 13-year-old elephant who has been in captivity, could be delayed further. MLA Vinay Kore, who has been resisting Sunder's release, has now filed an appeal against it in the Supreme Court. 

TOKYO (AP) — The bug Paul McCartney caught last week has squashed the final dates of his Japan tour. His reps say the singer isn't well enough to do any of the remaining shows in Japan — because his doctor has ordered him to take complete rest. The canceled shows in Japan include one that had been set for tomorrow at Nippon Budokan hall.
An electric guitar owned by The Beatles' George Harrison sold at auction for almost £400,000 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

An electric guitar played by The Beatles' George Harrison has sold for almost £400,000  at an auction in New York. The former Beatle played the 1962 Rickenbacker 425 guitar on British TV shows like Ready  Steady Go! in 1963, prior to the band's US invasion in 1964.

Tokyo National Stadium shows to be postponed 18th & 19th May - Monday, May 19, 2014

Tokyo National Stadium shows to be postponed 18th & 19th May Doctors have ordered Paul complete rest and he has been doing all he can to get better. Paul has only ever had to reschedule a handful of shows in his entire career and is so upset about this situation, he hates to let people down.

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