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The Beatles' 'Eight Days a Week': the live career of 'a great little rock 'n' roll band'

Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison’s widow Olivia and John Lennon’s, Yoko Ono, have hit up London’s Leicester Square for the premiere of ‘Eight Days a Week: the Touring…

Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison’s widow Olivia and John Lennon’s, Yoko Ono, have hit up London’s Leicester Square for the premiere of ‘Eight Days a Week: the Touring…

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Yoko Ono goes towards the light at Lyon's Museum of Contemporary Art

Lyon’s Museum of Contemporary Art is devoting three floors to the first retrospective in France dedicated to Yoko Ono. The exhibition opening filmed

Lyon’s Museum of Contemporary Art is devoting three floors to the first retrospective in France dedicated to Yoko Ono. The exhibition opening filmed

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Tributes pour in as Sir George Martin dies at 90

From mop-top pop to orchestral arrangements, Sir George has been hailed the best music producer of all time

From mop-top pop to orchestral arrangements, Sir George has been hailed the best music producer of all time

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Sir George Martin: the man who shaped the Beatles

Sir George Martin was a Londoner, the son of a carpenter who studied the oboe, piano and orchestration at the Guildhall School of Music but who is

Sir George Martin was a Londoner, the son of a carpenter who studied the oboe, piano and orchestration at the Guildhall School of Music but who is

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Beatles producer Sir George Martin dies aged 90

Beatles producer Sir George Martin has died aged 90, band drummer Ringo Starr has announced on Twitter. Starr said “Gold bless George Martin” and

Beatles producer Sir George Martin has died aged 90, band drummer Ringo Starr has announced on Twitter. Starr said “Gold bless George Martin” and

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35 years since the death of a man whose music changed the world

John Lennon fans have gathered at Strawberry Fields in New York’s Central Park to mark 35 years since the death of the iconic musician. The

John Lennon fans have gathered at Strawberry Fields in New York’s Central Park to mark 35 years since the death of the iconic musician. The

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Beatles first recording contract up for auction

The first recording contract ever signed by The Beatles is up for auction in New York next month and is expected to sell for upwards of 150, 000

The first recording contract ever signed by The Beatles is up for auction in New York next month and is expected to sell for upwards of 150, 000

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John Lennon's lost guitar up for sale

A long-lost guitar belonging to John Lennon is to be put up for auction in America and is expected to fetch up to 800,000 dollars. The J-160E Gibson

A long-lost guitar belonging to John Lennon is to be put up for auction in America and is expected to fetch up to 800,000 dollars. The J-160E Gibson

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MoMA explores Yoko Ono's early work

Yoko Ono was an artist in her own right before she married John Lennon in 1969. Now, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is celebrating her

Yoko Ono was an artist in her own right before she married John Lennon in 1969. Now, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is celebrating her

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Beatle John Lennon's first wife Cynthia dies aged 75

Cynthia Lennon, first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, has died, her family said on Wednesday. She was 75. “Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her

Cynthia Lennon, first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, has died, her family said on Wednesday. She was 75. “Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her

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Ringo Starr sends us "Postcards from Paradise"

He may have famously told his fans to give him a break and stop sending fan mail a few years ago but former Beatle Ringo Starr is still making music

He may have famously told his fans to give him a break and stop sending fan mail a few years ago but former Beatle Ringo Starr is still making music

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First US Beatles concert recreated 50 years on

Beatlemania returned to the Washington Coliseum exactly 50 years to the day after the Fab Four played their first US concert at the same

Beatlemania returned to the Washington Coliseum exactly 50 years to the day after the Fab Four played their first US concert at the same

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Beatles rarities released

A new album or rare recordings by the Beatles from 1963 has been released. The 59 tracks were made public to stop them falling out of copyright

A new album or rare recordings by the Beatles from 1963 has been released. The 59 tracks were made public to stop them falling out of copyright

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The Beatles are back

It’s an old song, but a recently released music video for the Beatles cover version of Buddy Holly’s “Words of Love” is new. Directed by the man

It’s an old song, but a recently released music video for the Beatles cover version of Buddy Holly’s “Words of Love” is new. Directed by the man

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The Beatles: 50 years, still pleasing, still selling

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ first album ‘Please Please Me’. This first record, consisting of 14 tracks, was

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ first album ‘Please Please Me’. This first record, consisting of 14 tracks, was

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Yoko Ono tweets picture of John Lennon's blood-spattered glasses

If a picture paints a thousand words then Yoko Ono’s contribution to America’s gun law debate will be difficult for the firearms lobby to

If a picture paints a thousand words then Yoko Ono’s contribution to America’s gun law debate will be difficult for the firearms lobby to

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Ravi Shankar dies aged 92

The celebrated musician who introduced Indian music to much of the Western world, Ravi Shankar has died at his home in California at the age of 92.

The celebrated musician who introduced Indian music to much of the Western world, Ravi Shankar has died at his home in California at the age of 92.

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Liverpool choir sings Beatles' 'Love Me Do' into record books

An informal choir of more than 1,600 people have set a new world record in the Beatles’ home city of Liverpool on the 50th anniversary of the release

An informal choir of more than 1,600 people have set a new world record in the Beatles’ home city of Liverpool on the 50th anniversary of the release

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Sir Paul McCartney receives France's top award

Sir Paul McCartney has been made an officer of the Legion of Honour, one of France’s most prestigious awards. The former Beatle looked delighted with

Sir Paul McCartney has been made an officer of the Legion of Honour, one of France’s most prestigious awards. The former Beatle looked delighted with

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McCartney finally gets his Hollywood star

Paul McCartney has been given a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, making him the last member of the Beatles to get one. At the unveiling, he made

Paul McCartney has been given a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, making him the last member of the Beatles to get one. At the unveiling, he made

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Back in the Day: John Lennon shot dead

December 8, 1980 John Lennon is shot dead outside his residence in the Dakota building in New York City. He was returning from a recording studio

December 8, 1980 John Lennon is shot dead outside his residence in the Dakota building in New York City. He was returning from a recording studio

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New landlord at Abbey Road

It has brought the world everyone from The Beatles to Queen, Kate Perry and Coldplay. Now EMI is to have yet another new owner – or actually

It has brought the world everyone from The Beatles to Queen, Kate Perry and Coldplay. Now EMI is to have yet another new owner – or actually

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Paul McCartney weds for third time

Singer Paul McCartney and his bride Nancy Shevell leave the Old Marylebone Town Hall in London after their wedding.

Singer Paul McCartney and his bride Nancy Shevell leave the Old Marylebone Town Hall in London after their wedding.

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McCartney ties the knot for third time

Paul McCartney married for the third time on Sunday. The 69-year-old tied the knot with the New York heiress Nancy Shevell at Marylebone Register

Paul McCartney married for the third time on Sunday. The 69-year-old tied the knot with the New York heiress Nancy Shevell at Marylebone Register

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Back in the Day: Abbey Road hits the shelves

September 26, 1969. Abbey Road, the last album recorded by the Beatles, goes on sale to the British public. The record – unsurprisingly given the

September 26, 1969. Abbey Road, the last album recorded by the Beatles, goes on sale to the British public. The record – unsurprisingly given the

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Beatles auction nets photographer quarter million euros

Unpublished photos of The Beatles have fetched more than 250,000 euros at auction in New York. The man who took the shots of the Fab Four’s first

Unpublished photos of The Beatles have fetched more than 250,000 euros at auction in New York. The man who took the shots of the Fab Four’s first

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Beatles for sale: unseen Fab Four photos up for grabs

A series of never before seen photographs of the Beatles first ever concert tour of the United States in 1964 is to go under the hammer at Christie’s

A series of never before seen photographs of the Beatles first ever concert tour of the United States in 1964 is to go under the hammer at Christie’s

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Unpublished Beatles photos go under the hammer

A collection of unpublished photographs of The Beatles’ first US concerts are going under the hammer in New York. Photographer Mike Mitchell, who

A collection of unpublished photographs of The Beatles’ first US concerts are going under the hammer in New York. Photographer Mike Mitchell, who