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Band on the rerun: Wings reissue hit-heavy 'Rockshow' - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Wings are on the wing again.

Paul McCartney's post-Beatles enterprise, one of the most successful bands in U.K. history, is enjoying a 21st century rebound thanks most recently to the May reissue of live album Wings Over America and now to the return of Rockshow on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Paul McCartney Featured on New Single by Italian Dance Artist The Bloody Beetroots - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Being 70 years old hasn’t stopped Paul McCartney from continuing to explore new musical sounds and styles.  Several months after collaborating with the surviving members of Nirvana on the noisy rock tune “Cut Me Some Slack,” the ex-Beatle is set to appear on a new single by punky electronica artist Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo, who records under the name The Bloody Beetroots.

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Sunderland nurse set for windfall after signed Beatle's LP goes to auction - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Retired nurse Jackie Marsden is on track for a windfall today when a Beatles LP she has cherished for 50 years goes up for auction.

In 1963, all four members of the group signed her album With the Beatles. Today it is expected to fetch at least £3,000 at Boldon Auction Galleries in South Tyneside.

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Lennon Peace Day concert to be sponsored by MINI - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Bermuda Motors is pleased to announce that MINI will be one of the sponsors of the forthcoming John Lennon Bermuda Peace Day Concert at the Botanical Gardens on September 21.

The 2nd Annual concert will celebrate World Peace Day by honouring the music of John Lennon and Bob Marley with performances by local and international artists.

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'Ringo: Peace & Love' show at Grammy Museum unveiled by the Starr - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Ringo Starr stopped into the Grammy Museum in L.A. on Tuesday to give the media a preview of the new exhibition “Ringo: Peace & Love, which opens Wednesday. The first major exploration of the life and career of the man born Richard Starkey, it’s also the museum’s first exhibit dedicated to a drummer, one described Tuesday by museum executive director Robert Santelli as “the most important drummer in the history of rock 'n' roll.”

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Man’s lifetime worth of Beatles memorabilia being put up for sale - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Donnie Lyons, 59, of Racine, has been collecting Beatles memorabilia for close to 50 years. He has Beatles tattoos on his arms, a dozen Beatles shirts he wears daily, and memorability covers his walls. But after recently having a stroke he is trying to sell it to raise money and give it a good home in the future.

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Ringo Starr to publish children's picture book - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Ringo Starr is writing a children's picture book based on his Beatles hit Octopus's Garden.

Ben Cort, the illustrator of Aliens Love Underpants and a Beatles fan, has been signed up to illustrate the book, which will be published in October.

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The Beatles, ‘Maxwell’s Silver Hammer’ – Disturbing Songs People Love - Monday, June 10, 2013

Paul McCartney‘s always had a knack for catchy melodies — so much so in fact, that it’s easy to forget he’s gleefully singing about a man who murders people during ‘Maxwell’s Silver Hammer.’ During the three-and-a-half minute song — which can be found in the middle of side one on the Beatles‘ 1969 album ‘Abbey Road’

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A NEW tourist attraction to celebrate Liverpool’s musical heritage - Monday, June 10, 2013

A NEW tourist attraction to celebrate Liverpool’s musical heritage beyond the Beatles is set to be piloted in the city. Beat In The Mersey, which takes place at the Cunard Building on Sunday, has backing from musician Peter Hooton. Christine Chellew, producer of the tours, said: “Long before the Beatles Liverpool was alive with music.

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Ringo Starr: I like to think the Beatles would have had a reunion - Monday, June 10, 2013

Ringo Starr has been asked the “crazy ­question” a million times before, and he knows that it’s coming.

I know he hates being interviewed because it’s always questions about the Fab Four, if he misses George and John, and whether he’s jealous of Sir Paul’s knighthood.

Five years ago Ringo dented his reputation as the joker of the Beatles pack when he posted an irate message on his website saying he would no longer sign autographs because fans were flogging them on eBay.

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