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Beatles to make their songs available on iTunes


November 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): The Beatles have finally agreed to make their songs available on iTunes for the first time, it has emerged.The band's surviving members Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones inspire new version of Monopoly


August 31st, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): English rock band The Rolling Stones has inspired a new version of Monopoly.The classic board game now has traditional place names such as Old Kent Road replaced with ... Read more...

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TV downloads, a threat to video stores


July 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): With the advent of technology allowing movies to be downloaded on demand, the local video stores are in danger of fading away.Foxtel IQ, Telstra's T-box and fetchTV ... Read more...

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U2 ‘World’s Highest-Earning Band’


July 17th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Irish rock band U2 has been named the highest-earning band in the world.According to Forbes.com, they were estimated to have made 84.9 million pounds, including ticket and ... Read more...

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‘Blackbird’, ‘Here, There and Everywhere’ are Macca’s favourite songs


June 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Sir Paul McCartney, who has written as many as 24 British number ones, has revealed that 'Blackbird' and 'Here, There and Everywhere' are his favorites songs.The 68-year-old legendary ... Read more...

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Musician pair recreates The Beatles on ukulele


May 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Two musicians have taken it on to them to recreate the entire back catalogue of The Beatles on the ukulele. Roger Greenawalt and David Barratt are aiming to ... Read more...

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Courtney Love calls Kurt Cobain’s money “cursed”


April 29th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Courtney Love is planning to sell rights to late husband Kurt Cobain's back catalogue, so that she can get rid of his "cursed money".The 'Hole' star is convinced ... Read more...

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Madonna says she’s never heard of Glee


April 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Madonna turned down an offer to do a cameo in an episode of Glee - a show dedicated to the Queen of Pop - because she had ... Read more...

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MJ’s estate signs one of the biggest recording contracts in history


March 16th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 16 (ANI): Michael Jackson's estate has signed a sweeping contract with Sony following which the record label will have the complete rights to sell the Pop icon's back ... Read more...

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‘Simpsons’ fan to attempt world record by watching 451 episodes in one go


January 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): A Brit man is such a big fan of 'The Simpsons' that he is attempting to set a world record by watching all 451 episodes of the cartoon ... Read more...

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Yusuf Islam (that’s Cat Stevens) booed by angry fans


November 17th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Revered British folk singer Yusuf Islam - once known as Cat Stevens - has been booed by fans at an eagerly-awaited comeback concert after he allowed another singer ... Read more...

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US site selling Beatles’ back catalogue despite EMI investigation


November 4th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): It has emerged that the back catalogue of British band Beatles is still being sold on BlueBeat for digital download, despite it being at the centre of a ... Read more...

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Sugababes’ new album release pushed back


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): It appears troubled Brit pop group Sugababes have yet to overcome their problems, with the release date of their new album, 'Sweet 7' being pushed further back.The disc, ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono: Ain’t into Beatle songs


September 16th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This may appear surprising but apparently true. Yoko Ono, the much talked about Japanese wife of late Beatle legend John Lennon, has admitted that she never knew about the songs of the band. ... Read more...

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Lennon’s wife barely knows Beatles’ songs!


September 14th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Late Beatle legend John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has revealed she barely knows the band's songs and only realised their music is "special" when she recently revisited their ... Read more...

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Abba’s music won’t feature in ‘Mama Mia’ sequel


September 13th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): Abba's Benny Andersson has said that even if there is a sequel to the hit movie musical 'Mama Mia,' it won't feature the band's music.The co-writer of ... Read more...

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How Macca drifted apart from Jackson over Beatles hits


July 17th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson 'kind of drifted apart' after the King of Pop bought the Beatles back catalogue and refused to sell it.McCartney and Jackson ... Read more...

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Macca never thought MJ would bequeath Beatles back catalogue to him


July 9th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has said that he never bought the suggestion that King of Pop Michael Jackson would bequeath the rights to the Beatles back catalogue to ... Read more...

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Jacko ‘thought someone wanted to kill him’


July 1st, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): In the days before his death, Michael Jackson was worried that someone wanted to kill him, it has emerged.According to Jackson family attorney Brian Oxman, the King ... Read more...

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Jacko could be put on display in a glass coffin


June 30th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): The body of late Michael Jackson could be put on display in a glass coffin so that fans can bid adieu to the star before his burial.According ... Read more...

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Jacko ‘was a billion dollar beggar’


June 30th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): When Michael Jackson died he owed at least 300million dollars - and was begging banks to lend him more moolah, it has emerged.In late 2007, the King ... Read more...

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Jacko’s albums seem set to top UK album chart


June 28th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Britain's official chart compilers have revealed that late King of Pop Michael Jackson is all set to top the country's album chart six years after his last ... Read more...

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Macca gets bored of being a ‘Beatle’


June 4th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has said that many times he gets bored of being a 'Beatle'.The legendary rocker has confessed that many times he gets tired of ... Read more...

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Eminem’s new obsession - kids’ TV show Hey Arnold!


May 28th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Eminem has found a new way to battle and replace his prescription drug addiction for the rapper is now hooked on to kids' TV show Hey Arnold.The nine-time ... Read more...

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Pink Floyd to sue record label over royalty payments


April 21st, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Rockers Pink Floyd are planning to take legal action against their record label EMI over pending royalty payments.The 'Another Brick In The Wall' hitmaker band will be suing ... Read more...

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No Doubt to donate music to concert ticket buyers


March 4th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): American rock band No Doubt will be donating their entire back catalogue of music to fans who buy a ticket for their upcoming summer (09) tour.The band ... Read more...

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Karaoke machine named Most Irritating Invention


January 8th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): The karaoke machine has been named the most irritating invention to have blighted Britain in a government survey. The humble singalong box with its back catalogue of pop ... Read more...

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Attempt to put Beatles tracks on the Internet for free scuppered


January 7th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 7 (ANI): Norwegian national broadcaster NRKs attempt to put the entire Beatles back catalogue on the Internet for free has been scuppered, as it breaches an agreement with rights ... Read more...

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Jackos peace-pipe: to leave Beatles back catalogue to Macca in his will


January 4th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Pop star Michael Jackson is leaving his share of the Beatles back catalogue to Sir Paul McCartney in his will, which, he hopes, may end an almost ... Read more...

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Jackson wants to end feud with McCartney


January 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Pop star Michael Jackson wants to end an almost 24-year-long feud with legend Sir Paul McCartney by leaving his share of the Beatles back catalogue to him in ... Read more...

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Metallica nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


September 24th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): Rock band Metallica have been nominated for next year''s hall of fame class, along with Run DMC, The Stooges, the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ... Read more...

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Madonna given royal treatment on her 50th birthday


August 18th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Queen of pop Madonnas 50th birthday celebration on August 16 went off without a hitch, and as per her film director hubby Guy Ritchies plans.Ritchie went to ... Read more...

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Soon, a computer game based on The Beatles


June 24th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Apple Corps have given the go-ahead to computer game based on the legendary group The Beatles.The company owns the master recordings of the Beatles work.However, ... Read more...

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Clarke will miss only first Test against West Indies


May 16th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Clarke will miss only first Test against West Indies Clarke will attend the funeral of Graham Bingle, his fiancee Lara's father, in Sydney Friday and will then turn his attention back to ... Read more...

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Macca $1 billion richer than claimed


April 24th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has a fortune of 1 billion dollars - 200 million dollars more than believed.According to documents filed at London's High Court during his divorce ... Read more...

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