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Brian Wilson - Brian Wilson: Paul McCartney is 'gifted' musician - Sunday, October 20, 2013

Brian Wilson thinks Paul McCartney is the best musician around today and branded the musician as the most ''gifted'' singer he's ever listened to. The Beach Boys singer branded the former Beatles musician as the most ''gifted'' singer he's ever listened to and praised the 'Let it Be' singer for his innovative sounds.


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Yoko Ono awarded prestigious German peace prize - Sunday, October 20, 2013
Berlin - "For her lasting artistic and peace-promoting political work," Yoko Ono, Japanese artist and widow of John Lennon, has won a prestigious German peace prize — the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Ringo Starr turns Octopus's Garden into a colourful children's book - complete with never-before-heard rendition of the song - Saturday, October 19, 2013

It is one of those popular Beatles songs that appeals across generations. Octopus's Garden, like Maxwell's Silver Hammer or Yellow Submarine, have the sort of merry tunes and simple lyrics that please music lovers from nursery to nursing home and all those in between.

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Paul McCartney plays impromptu concert in Covent Garden - Saturday, October 19, 2013

Sir Paul McCartney has given an impromptu gig in Covent Garden during the lunchtime rush. "Good afternoon," he told that assembled crowd of more than 2,000 fans. "Welcome to Covent Garden." "We're just going to do some songs from our new album so get your phones out... As if they weren't already," he added.

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Beatles fan offers rare set for autographs for auction - Friday, October 18, 2013

A RARE set of Beatles autographs, featuring all of the Fab Four, will go under the hammer at a Wareham auction next month, it has been announced. The autographs, collected by a fan after the band performed on the Thank Your Lucky Stars television show in 1963, will form part of a sale at Cottees Auctions.

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Paul McCartney agrees to play pub gig for £1 million - Friday, October 18, 2013

The former Beatle was put on the spot during a phone chat with the host on Wednesday (16Oct13) as he launched a series of intimate concerts at the BBC's tiny Maida Vale studios in London, and agreed he would be willing to perform at The Mulberry Inn in Chiddingfold if those keen to see him play there stumped up the cash for Children in Need.

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John Lennon - Hologram Museum To Open In London - Thursday, October 17, 2013

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London. Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame in Camden, north London are planning to use the latest technology to create lifelike 3D images of some of the world's most famous late and living stars.

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Mid-performance autograph plea stuns McCartney - Thursday, October 17, 2013

An avid autograph hunter picked an unusual time to ask for Sir Paul McCartney's signature - in the middle of a live performance being broadcast by the BBC. The fan was in the audience of only around 200 people, made up of listeners and guests, who were watching the intimate show at the Maida Vale studios in west London.

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Critics praise Paul McCartney's "New" album - Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Paul McCartney has been rolling out quite a bit of press for his latest album, "New," which is out now. The former Beatle exchanged accents with Jimmy Fallon and even did an impromptu performance in New York's Times Square leading up to the Tuesday release.

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Iconic tracks comprise 'A Very Special Christmas: ICON' - Wednesday, October 16, 2013

A Very Special Christmas, the prestigious holiday music series that benefits Special Olympics, will celebrate its 26th season with a collection of really big chestnuts. A Very Special Christmas: ICON, out Oct. 15 on Universal Music Enterprises, serves up 11 tracks by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Rod Stewart, Sting, Aretha Franklin, Elvis and other A-list artists, some previous contributors and others on board for the first time.

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