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Mexican group mixes ancestral music with Beatles melodies


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) More than 50 young Mixtec Indians gave a concert in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, in which they fused their ancestral musical tradition with ... Read more...

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Rahul Dravid, a gentleman-cricketer to the core (Profile)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Rahul Dravid never believed in half measures. He tried to be perfect in everything he did both on and off the field. For 16 years, ... Read more...

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Mexican rock band Mana to tour major US cities


January 14th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican rock band Mana will greet its US fans again this spring on a new tour of some of the country's major cities including ... Read more...

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Fab Four have to fire together in Australia: Yuvraj


January 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's flamboyant left-handed batsman Yuvraj Singh Wednesday made himself available for selection for the triangular ODI series in Australia hoped the 'fab-four' would fire ... Read more...

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Gallagher wants Depp for Beatles film


May 25th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Rocker-turned-film producer Liam Gallagher says he wants Johnny Depp to take on a role in his forthcoming film about "The Beatles".Former Oasis frontman Gallagher is ... Read more...

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Canadian becomes 1st person to graduate with a degree in The Beatles


January 27th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Canadian singer Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy has become the first person in the world to graduate with a Masters degree in The Beatles.The former Miss Canada finalist, 53, was one ... Read more...

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‘American Idol’ Is Back Again


January 12th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Excitement is building up as there is hardly a week left for the 'American Idol'. This will be the American Idol’s tenth season. Simon Cowell will no longer be a ... Read more...

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Beatles reuniting on stage, courtesy the magic of technology


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): The magic of technology is set to bring back The Beatles on stage together.The two surviving members of the Fab Four, Sir Paul McCartney, 68, and Ringo ... Read more...

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Beatles Christmas exhibition to recreate John -Yoko ‘bed-in’


November 28th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A Beatles Christmas exhibition at the Artwaves gallery in Stoke-on-Trent in December will feature the famous 'John and Yoko' bed-in.Exhibits include Beatles Christmas memorabilia, and some of John ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle wants a duet with Paul McCartney


November 27th, 2010 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle has revealed her dreams of working with Beatle legend Sir Paul McCartney.Boyle has been listened in to the Fab Four since she ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle wants to be ‘as big as The Beatles’


November 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Singing sensation Susan Boyle says she wants to be as big as The Beatles and desires to play together with Sir Paul McCartney.Despite becoming the only artist ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr joins Yoko Ono on stage at John Lennon tribute concert


October 11th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Ringo Starr joined Yoko Ono on stage at a John Lennon tribute concert.The pair sang 'Give Peace A Chance', a Plastic Ono Band song penned by Lennon ... Read more...

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Beatles story to be narrated through fans’ words in new book


September 24th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): A former aide of Sir Paul McCartney is all set to narrate The Beatles story through the words of fan in his new book.Geoff Baker, who was ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s toilet fetches 9,500 pounds


August 29th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A porcelain lavatory once used by singer John Lennon was sold for 9,500 pounds at an auction here, a media report said. The porcelain lavatory was used by ... Read more...

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Macca doesn’t drink water on stage


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23(ANI): Legendary rocker Paul McCartney has said that he will never drink water on stage.The ex-Beatle is still performing three-hour shows at the age of 68.And Macca has ... Read more...

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Macca croons ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’ to Bill Clinton on 64th birthday


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was taken by surprise when Sir Paul McCartney called him up and sang for him on his 64th birthday.The Democrat was delighted ... Read more...

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Beatles director donates rare Hollywood archives to BFI


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): The British Film Institute's collection just got richer - Beatles director Richard Lester has donated many rare photographs and production shots taken during his stint in Hollywood, to ... Read more...

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McCartney surprises Clinton on birthday


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton was treated to a musical surprise on his 64th birthday as Paul McCartney called him up to serenade him. The Democrat was delighted ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher nervous about upcoming Beatles movie


August 1st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Liam Gallagher has admitted that his upcoming Beatles movie is more intimidating than creating his first album since leaving Oasis.The rocker is working on a film adaptation of ... Read more...

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The Beatles’ grand piano up for grabs


July 21st, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A piano used by The Beatles is set to be auctioned next month at Bonhams in London.The piano, which was used by the band on some of their ... Read more...

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Brit kids named after Hitler, Beatles members


July 18th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): At least 20 babies born in Britain since 1945 have been given the same first name as Nazi monster Adolf Hitler, it has been found.According to Findmypast.co.uk, the ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher eyes Oasis film after Beatles biopic


June 19th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19(ANI): Liam Gallagher is eyeing iconic band Oasis after the completion of his biopic on The Beatles, based on the last days of the legendary band.'The Beady Eye' frontman is ... Read more...

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When tipsy John Lennon played Beatles gig in his underwear


June 18th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Late 'Beatles' singer John Lennon was once so drunk that he performed in an early 'Beatles' concert in his underwear - with a toilet seat hanging around his ... Read more...

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Macca pays on-stage tribute to Jimi Hendrix


June 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney paid tribute to late Jimi Hendrix as he opened at the Isle of Wight festival.Macca said that he was more than ... 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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Liam Gallagher not quitting music


May 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Former "Oasis" singer Liam Gallagher has denied rumours that he plans to quit music to concentrate on making movies. Gallagher, who is taking a break from music after his ... Read more...

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Beatles’ 1966 ‘Jesus’ press conference tape up for grabs


May 12th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): An audio recording of the Beatles from 1966, in which John Lennon is asked about his comment that the band was more popular than Jesus, is expected to ... Read more...

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Zombie Beetles to soon light cinema screens


May 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): The Beatles will soon be making it to the silver screen as zombies - the movie adaptation of the book "Paul Is Undead" will see the Fab ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher to make a film on Beatles’ drug years


May 8th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Former Oasis singer Liam Gallager is set to make a movie on Beatles and their drug years.Gallagher, who is a huge fan of the band, has bought ... Read more...

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Unseen Beatles photos go on display


April 28th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): A collection of unseen photos of The Beatles just before they rose to fame is to go on display.The 37 shots of the Fab Four on a tour ... Read more...

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John Lennon fans uncover his hidden LSD stash area


April 19th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): John Lennon fans believe they have uncovered an area in the late Beatle's Surrey home where he hid his stash of LSD almost four decades ago.Builders digging ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr brushes off Vatican’s step to forgive The Beatles


April 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 14 (ANI): Ringo Starr is responding to the Vatican's olive branch with a pointed wisecrack.In 1966, John Lennon sardonically remarked that the Beatles had become more popular than Jesus ... Read more...

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Beatles forgiven by Vatican for ‘bigger than Jesus’ comment


April 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): Former rock band The Beatles has received absolution from the Vatican for their infamous comment that they were 'bigger than Jesus'.Their enthusiastic pursuit of sex, drugs and the ... Read more...

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Cost-cutting Queen to chop monarchy to ‘fab four’


April 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 4 (ANI): In her latest cost-cutting effort, the Queen is to chop the monarchy down to a 'fab four' - herself, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry.The slimmed-down ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr scraps autobiography plans


January 15th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Beatles legend Ringo Starr has refused to write an autobiography, insisting publishers would only be interested in the book if it included stories about the late John Lennon. The ... Read more...

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