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Take Two: Yoko Ono Sells Downing Street Co-Op for Nearly $9 M. - Friday, November 29, 2013

Most famous for her relationship with John Lennon, Yoko Ono has a considerable—if unusual—oeuvre of her own. In 1964, she performed Cut Piece, in which she appeared on stage draped with fabric that she invited audiences to snip away, leaving her nude.

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New Beatles Coming? It’s “Top Secret” - Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Beatles archive collection On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 is just out. But there may be even more Fabs music in the vaults. “There are no plans at the moment,” says Kevin Howlett of Apple Corps. He tells Billboard , “I think these two albums [inc Volume 1] are wonderful from the point of view of presenting the real highlights of the Beatles' BBC sessions.”

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At The BBC, The Beatles Shocked An Institution - Thursday, November 28, 2013

England got a lot more of The Beatles  than Americans did during the group's formative years. Between 1962 and 1965, The Beatles were featured on 53 BBC radio programs, including their own series, Pop Go the Beatles. They performed originals and covers and chatted with BBC hosts.

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Sister of late Beatle George Harrison, 82, lives broke and alone in rural Missouri after his family 'cut her out of his $300million will and stopped the allowance he paid to support her' - Wednesday, November 27, 2013

George Harrison was worth more than $300 million when he died in 2001, but the music legend's 82-year-old sister Louise Harrison now struggles to get by - living in a pre-fabricated home in small-town near Branson, Missouri.

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Rebekah Brooks is accused of saying Sir Paul McCartney's phone was 'easy' to hack - Wednesday, November 27, 2013

FORMER newspaper editor Rebekah Brooks confessed to hacking Sir Paul McCartney's phone, the Old Bailey was told yesterday. The ex-boss of The Sun and now defunct News Of The World made the admission to the former wife of golf ace Colin Montgomerie, it was said.

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Ringo Starr reunited with Beatles fans he photographed - Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Five Beatles fans who were photographed by Ringo Starr during the band's first US tour, finally met their idol almost 50 years later last weekend in Las Vegas. The friends were reunited last month, after answering Ringo's appeal for information on the teenagers he captured in a snapshot he took in New York City in February 1964.

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New album uses hit songs to aid Philippines - Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Isn't it nice when everyone bands together for a cause? This time around, it's big-time artists and their labels, who are joining forces to raise money for the Philippine Red Cross in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

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Beatles almost didn’t happen - Monday, November 25, 2013

Are some people destined for success, or is the whole idea of destiny a myth, a comforting tale that we tell ourselves? When artists or political leaders become household names, are they just lucky?

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Going Underground: Paul McCartney, The Beatles and The U.K. Counterculture (Pride) - Monday, November 25, 2013

This documentary explores the evolution of the Beat Generation to the ʼ60s counterculture in England—an underground revolution sparked by LSD and led by Paul McCartney and the Beatles.

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"My dad interviewed John Lennon in bed" - Sunday, November 24, 2013

It’s 50 years since the Fab Four first played in our capital. Nathan Bevan talks to one fan who is keeping the rock ‘n’ roll spirit going. This year marks a half century since The Beatles first played Cardiff – a momentous, cacophonous riot of a gig in which South Wales’ Fab Four fanatics packed the city’s Capitol Cinema to become part of music history.

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