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Happy ending: John Lennon's star ready to go for birthday after graffiti removed - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which was desecrated by vandals over the weekend with writing and drawings, is back to its original state Oct. 7 after workers, first from Capitol Records, then the Walk of Fame, feverishly removed the damage on Monday.

Macca sacks estate caretakers after 20 years’ service - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Paul McCartney has fired a loyal caretaker from his Scottish estate after twenty years of service. Jimmy Paterson is said to be shocked at being given three months notice by the musician to vacate the High Park Farm on the Mull of Kintyre, where he is the live-in caretaker.

John Lennon's Hollywood Walk of Fame star defaced - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

John Lennon’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced with graffiti and other markings over the weekend, just days before what would have been his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

US Beatles fan flies in to donate original Fab Four albums to museum - Monday, October 07, 2013

Please Please Me, With the Beatles and Beatles for Sale return to Liverpool after being sent from Crease's Music Store 50 years ago. A Beatles fan from across the Atlantic donated her prized collection of Fab Four records to Liverpool on her first ever visit to the city.

Brian Epstein Movie To Feature Beatles Songs - Monday, October 07, 2013

The Fifth Beatle, the upcoming Brian Epstein biopic, will include songs from the Beatles' catalog—the first time a dramatization about the Fab Four has done so. The film, set for release sometime in 2014, follows the private life of the band's manager, who accidentally overdosed in 1967.

Book review: All These Years: The Beatles Tune In - Sunday, October 06, 2013

Thirty-three years ago, when he was writing the mournful epilogue to the book that still stands as a benchmark, Philip Norman tried to communicate how it felt: a world after the Beatles. He pictured a widow in a lofty apartment on Fifth Avenue, myriad lawyers and accountants mired in wrangling over the band’s money, and a still-beautiful barmaid in Hamburg, tired of the old questions (“Did you really invent the Beatle cut?”).

George Harrison 'hated being pushed around by Paul McCartney' - Sunday, October 06, 2013

An upcoming book about George Harrison's life will reveal darker secrets about the late Beatles guitarist, including rifts with Paul McCartney and how being in the band nearly sent him spiralling into a nervous breakdown.

LIFE magazine photographer Bill Eppridge dead at 75 - Saturday, October 05, 2013

LIFE magazine photographer Bill Eppridge, who chronicled The Beatles arrival in the U.S. and the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, died on Wednesday at a Danbury, Conn., hospital. He was 75.

McCartney reveals how happiness inspired his new album - Saturday, October 05, 2013

As Sir Paul McCartney prepares to release his first solo album in six years he tells of how his happiness with his wife Nancy Shevell has inspired his writing, how he struggles not to repeat the past and how his wedding DJ ended up as a producer on the album New.Is New a joyful album?

Probe into Merseytravel's £1.7m Beatles black hole - Friday, October 04, 2013

An investigation is under way into why £2m of Merseyside taxpayers’ money was spent on Beatles memorabilia that turned out to be worth only £300,000.

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