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“Beatles vs. Stones”: What fueled rock’s greatest rivalry - Thursday, September 26, 2013

THE GREATEST RIVALRY IN THE HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL takes a scholarly and engaging turn in John McMillian’s parallel biography: Beatles vs. Stones. Most readers will already know that the Beatles were cuddly pop stars, while the Stones played their foils as edgy, dangerous rockers.

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France honors Beatles drummer Ringo Starr - Thursday, September 26, 2013

MONACO (AFP) - Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has joined one of the art world's most exclusive clubs after being appointed a Commander of France's Order of Arts and Letters.

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John Lennon’s 1980 Trip to Bermuda to Be Chronicled in New App Benefiting WhyHunger Charity - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new app focusing on the creatively fruitful trip John Lennon took to Bermuda in 1980 will be released later this fall.  John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapeswill go on sale November 5 exclusively via the iTunes App Store, and will be playable on iPad and iPhone devices.

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New Lennon and McCartney picture reveals Beatles legends a year before hitting the big time - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Friends John Lennon and Paul McCartney pose on the streets of Liverpool before fame and moptop hairstyles take hold, in a previously unpublished photograph. The songwriting duo are seen in the summer of 1961, the year before they landed their record deal and scored their first chart hit with Love Me Do.

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Singer Jackie Lomax dies in England at 69 - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

LONDON — Jackie Lomax, a singer-songwriter who worked with The Beatles and enjoyed a long solo career, has died at age 69. Lomax died Sunday in the Wirral, near Liverpool in northwest England, following a brief illness, according to his official website.

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Pete Martin: Fixing a hole in Beatles history - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Much has been written about the Fab Four, but a new book reveals that the friendship between Lennon and McCartney was more complex than we knew, writes Pete Martin. In Paul McCartney’s house in Liverpool, the wallpaper in the living room doesn’t go all the way round. The room is half-decorated in an exotic Japanesey bamboo print which gives way to a couple of different, cheaper papers.

 

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New - Album Artwork Revealed And Deluxe Tracklisting - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

October 14th (15th in the US) will see the release of Paul’s first album of brand NEW solo material in six years. Today, Monday 23rd September, Paul reveals NEW artwork as well as tracklisting for the deluxe version.

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DHANI HARRISON SINGLE - Monday, September 23, 2013

Dhani Harrison has recorded one of his father's songs, For You Blue, and released it today on iTunes for charity. From the George Harrison website: "Dhani Harrison’s version of his father’s song “For You Blue” is available today!

 

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Two schoolgirls record message for The Beatles..and get a reply from Macca 50 years later - Sunday, September 22, 2013

It was exactly 50 years ago when Barbara Bezant and Lyn Jeffries got together to record a message for the Fab Four. They stuck it in the post but didn't hear anything back - until now. 

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Death of John Lennon's mother at hands of policeman hardened his anti-establishment views, new book claims - Sunday, September 22, 2013

Julia Lennon was killed when she was knocked over by a car as she crossed the road in 1958.Although she had given Lennon up age five, at the time of her death the pair had reconciled, leading Lennon to later tell how he felt he had lost her twice.

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