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Beatles collector specializes in 'offbeat' memorabilia - Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Some people like The Beatles. Some people love The Beatles. Some people have a room full of Beatles memorabilia. Jim Cushman falls into that last category. Cushman, a Mattapoisett resident and native of Middleboro, has an extensive Beatles collection that includes a pair of John Lennon’s long johns , a locket of Paul McCartney’s hair, Ringo Starr’s drumsticks and a t-shirt that belonged to George Harrison.

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Sir Paul McCartney backs All Cannings' Rock Against Cancer concert - Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Three of Britain’s biggest rock stars – Sir Paul McCartney, Brian May and Sir Bob Geldof - are backing the third Rock Against Cancer concert in All Cannings. The legends are helping to promote the concert at The Kings Arms in All Cannings, near Devizes, on Saturday, May 31.

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Happy to Help! Man charges tourists £4 to take their picture at Abbey Road zebra crossing made famous by The Beatles - Monday, March 03, 2014

Ever wanted to take your picture at a landmark, but you've been at a loss for anybody to help you? That's no longer the case on one of Britain's most photographed streets, but it will cost you for the privilege.

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Duffy Power obituary - Monday, March 03, 2014

When Duffy Power, who has died aged 72, recorded I Saw Her Standing There on 20 February 1963, he was only the second artist to cover Lennon/McCartney on record. At that time Paul McCartney and John Lennon were trying to establish themselves as songwriters for other artists already considered successful and had written the song with him in mind.

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Gimme Five: Alan White, Joey Molland and Tony Levin remember the Beatles’ John Lennon - Sunday, March 02, 2014

Turns out, John Lennon was just as mercurially intriguing to those who shared studio time with the late Beatles star as he was to those who simply purchased the music. Lennon remains an enigma, decades after his awful murder: A peace-loving street fighter, a house-husband activist, as inscrutable as he is compulsively listenable.

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Morrissey: 'The Beatles only wrote 4 good songs' - Sunday, March 02, 2014

In a new interview with Billboard magazine, the outspoken singer and animal rights campaigner says the band's back catalogue contained four 'magnificent' tracks, but no more. "I thought four of their songs were magnificent, and if a band can give you four magnificent songs then that’s good enough for me," he tells the magazine. "But was I ever influenced by the Beatles? No."

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Oscar whiz Harvey Weinstein reveals plans to get Macca, Ringo and Julian Lennon to star in sequel to hit animation movie - Saturday, March 01, 2014

Movie honcho Harvey Weinstein has revealed plans to turn the remaining Beatles into aliens in a sequel to his hit animation movie, Escape from Planet Earth.

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John Lennon 'nonsense' lyrics about parrots and pancakes fail to sell at auction - Saturday, March 01, 2014

As the genius behind songs like Imagine and Working Class Hero, John Lennon's lyrics are the stuff of legend. Even legends can have their off-days it seems, as a garbled bunch of lyrics by the Scouse singer have failed to sell at auction.

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Paul McCartney: 'The Beatles used to plant false stories in NME' - Friday, February 28, 2014

Collecting his Songwriter's Songwriter award at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas yesterday (February 26), Sir Paul McCartney confessed on stage to sneaking false stories into NME – including that George Harrison was the cousin of British rocker Billy Fury. 

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Photos put visitors in room with John, Yoko - Friday, February 28, 2014

If you are old enough to remember the 1960s, “Give Peace a Chance” could melt your heart or cause youthful memories to tumble into consciousness. Walking in the gallery door, there’s the stirring sound of John Lennon’s anti-war anthem for the ages.

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