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Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
Paul McCartney's retching ritual
Contactmusic
30 November, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney has revealed his pre-concert ritual
involves him drinking salt water before going stage.
 
Press release
Benzinga
30 November, 2009
Two-time Grammy-winning rockers Linkin Park,
Grammy-nominated actor/television host George Lopez,
Grammy-nominated pop star Katy Perry...
 
George Harrison Memorial Being Held In Hollywood
Ozarks First
29 November, 2009
A memorial service was held Sunday in Hollywood for "The
Quiet Beatle" on the eighth anniversary of his death.
 
Sir Paul to tell EU: 'Less meat means less heat'
By Jonathan Owen, The Independent
29 November, 2009
Rearing fewer animals for food will slow global warming, says
the former Beatle and he's interrupting his European tour to
tell world leaders how
Also: McCartney to take 'less meat' campaign to EU
parliament; Bob Dylan, Macca appear on charity calendar
to raise funds for cancer sufferers
 
Ono? oh yes! ; Sam's gamble legend's Beatles wife
pays off
By John Millar, California Chronicle
29 November, 2009
Movie director Sam Taylor Wood risked everything on the
gamble that her film about the teenage John Lennon would
win the approval of Yoko Ono.
 
Casting call to play the Fab Four draws aspiring
actors
By Steve Kobak, The Hour
28 November, 2009
Standing in front of the Downtown Holiday Inn in his black
overcoat on a windy Saturday, Marcus Cahill looked like
he walked straight out of a 1968 Beatles photo shoot and
onto the streets of Stamford.
 
Beatles: Liverpool Freedom awards yet to be
completed?
By Chris Johnson, Click Liverpool
28 November, 2009
Fans are calling for honours awarded to The Beatles exactly
25 years ago in Liverpool to finally be handed over.
 
Harrison dreamed of Wilburys ship tour
Contactmusic
28 November, 2009
Late rocker George Harrison once dreamed up a high seas
adventure for supergroup the Traveling Wilburys - but it
was too much of a risk to get Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Roy
Orbison and the former Beatles star himself on a boat.
 
Bankrupt DJ Mike Read sells off record collection
for £1m
By Tim Stewart, Scottish Daily Record
27 November, 2009
The vast £1million record and music memorabilia collection
of bankrupt former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read is going under
the hammer next week.
Also: Bankrupt DJ Mike Read forced to flog rare Fab Four
collection (thanks Yardena)
 
Macca on touring, The Beatles and Christmas
The Sun
27 November, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney has admitted how tough it is to bare his
emotions on stage - when he remembers his dead pals John
Lennon and George Harrison and late wife Linda.
Also: Hey Jed; Sir Paul McCartney says X Factor is 'like a
road accident'; Beatles legend Paul McCartney says George
Harrison and John Lennon are on stage with him
 
The art of John Lennon
By Alice Mascarenhas, Gibraltar Chronicle
26 November, 2009
The exhibition 'The Art of John Lennon' what a show! Not
just for art lovers but for those who are fans of John Lennon
the musician, and of course The Beatles.
 
All I want for Christmas is a Beatles gift collection
for £1,000
By Adam Sherwin, The Times
26 November, 2009
Forty years after the Beatles last played together, fans can
once again enjoy a Fab Four Christmas with a package
of products that costs more than £1,000.
 
Remembering George Harrison
KSHE95
25 November, 2009
It was eight years ago Sunday (November 29th, 2001) that
George Harrison died after a long battle with cancer, at age
58.
Also: Harrison too humble to front the Heartbreakers
 
First Paul McCartney tour in five years set to begin
December 2
The Independent
25 November, 2009
Paul McCartney is scheduled to begin his first European
tour since 2004, kicking it off with a December 2 show in
Hamburg.
Also: McCartney, Barlow 'bonded over sweetcorn'; Paul
McCartney: 'I nearly gave up Beatles in early '60s';
McCartney says he 'revisits' Beatles members in songs; Paul
McCartney To Play Fireman Live (thanks Yardena); Paul
Gives GENYC Q&A Session In London (thanks Allan)
 
CTV Acquires North American Broadcast Premiere
of Beatles Special
Broadcaster
24 November, 2009
CTV has acquired the North American broadcast premiere of
The Beatles on Record, a new, in-depth and revealing special.
 
Zemeckis Yellow Submarine Casting, Clues and
Details Leaking Out, Stephen Graham as Ringo?
By Brendon Connelly, Film
23 November, 2009
This weekend, the 28th and 29th of November, theres a huge
Beatles convention taking place in Stamford, Connecticut.
Also: BeatleMania comes to Stamford; Big Beatles bash back
in Stamford; Fixing a Hole
 
Win tickets to see Paul McCartney in Hamburg
The Mirror (thanks Yardena)
23 November, 2009
Music history is set to be made on December 2nd when the
legend that is Sir Paul McCartney kick-star ts his "Good
Evening Europe" tour in Hamburg - the city which first
launched The Beatles!
 
New John Lennon photo at St Peter's Church fete
uncovered after more than 50 years
By Laura Davis, Liverpool Daily Post
23 November, 2009
For millions of people around the world, the Liverpool suburb
of Woolton exists as the site of a pivotal moment in musical
history.
 
Sgt. Pepper Sets the Stage: The Album as a Work of
Art
By Thomas Blackwell, PopMatters
23 November, 2009
The most popular group in the history of popular music made
many masterpieces.
 
Beatles piracy fixation gets stranger with huge FLAC
release
By Nate Anderson, Ars Technica
22 November, 2009
EMI recently scored an epic victory against the US website
that tried to sell Beatles tracks online for a quarter, but the
whole incident raised a familiar question: why, exactly, isn't
The Beatles music legally available online?
 
X Factor chiefs have Sir Paul McCartney lined up for
live final
By Nicola Methven , The Mirror
21 November, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney to be the special guest star on the shows
live final next month.
 
Stevies a Starr
The Sun
21 November, 2009
Scouser Stephen, Liverpool's second most talented Stevie G,
will play Ringo Starr in a Disney remake of the Fab Four's
1968 animation film Yellow Submarine.
 
VH1s The Making of The Beatles: Rock Band
Crispy Gamer
20 November, 2009
Harmonix and MTV Games have teamed up with VH1 (also
owned by Viacom, for the record) to create a special look at
how The Beatles Rock Band was created, including footage of
surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr at Abbey
Road Studios being presented with work in progress by the
Harmonix creative team.
Also: Sitar Hero, Hendrix and the 5th Beatle
 
Beatles fans just as devoted as ever
By Melissa Bruen, Danbury News Times
20 November, 2009
Mark Hasskarl remembers the first time he heard a Beatles
song used in an advertisement.
Also: The ultimate Beatles collection; and some ducks get
their due
 
Lennon lives on in Big Apple
By Melissa Bruen, Danbury News Times
20 November, 2009
On a quiet Manhattan street, there's a room dedicated
completely to the life and memory of John Lennon.
 
A splendid time is still guaranteed for all
By Ed Barrett, Spiked
20 November, 2009
In 1963, less than a year into their recording career, the
Beatles were asked about their prospects.
 
Laurence Juber: Blissful gift for composition
By Paul Freeman, San Jose Mercury News
19 November, 2009
Two-time Grammy winner Laurence Juber, who played guitar
for Wings for three years, and who was voted No. 1 artist by
Fingerstyle Guitar magazine, is back with another brilliant
solo acoustic album, "Wooden Horses."
 
Pandora: A Starr reborn hopes fans keep the faith
By Alice-Azania Jarvis, The Independent
18 November, 2009
Ringo Starr hasn't made the most how to put it?
Also: Ringo Starr Recruits Paul McCartney for New Album
Y Not; Paul McCartney, Ben Harper Among Guests on
New Ringo Release; Ringo Starr Declares 'Y Not'!
 
ODell recalls friendships, travels with the Beatles
By C.J. Wisler, Whitman Pioneer
18 November, 2009
While a Touchstone press release blurb referred to Chris
ODells book, Miss ODell: My Hard Days and Long
Nights with The Beatles, The Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton
and the Women They Loved, as the ultimate fly-on-the-wall
rock memoir, ODell hopes that readers take it as more than
just a history of rock and roll.
 
Tops in pop: Gershwin Prize goes to McCartney
By Chris Richards, The Washington Post
16 November, 2009
Paul McCartney played his first U.S. gig with the Beatles in
Washington more than four decades ago.
Also: Paul McCartney's "Good Evening New York City":
Exclusive Video Of "I'm Down" From New DVD (inc. video);
Osbourne delighted by McCartney snub
 
Cynthia, Pattie, and the Beatles
By Maria Titizian, Armenian Reporter
14 November, 2009
Former wives of John Lennon and George Harrison in
Yerevan
Also: 60 Minutes With Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon; Pattie
Boyd regrets being wooed by Eric Clapton
 
Macca takes campaign to Brussels
The Press Association
13 November, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney is to take his "meat-free" campaign to
Brussels next month as part of a European Parliament
conference on the environment.
Also: Paul McCartney 'undermines' climate change talks
(thanks Yardena)
 
Take That, Robbie Williams, Paul McCartney, Lily
Allen team up
NME
13 November, 2009
Take That reunited with Robbie Williams on stage last night
(November 12), joining Paul McCartney for a rendition of
'Hey Jude' that also featured Lily Allen.
Also: Rob weeps at Take That reunion; Take That kind of
reunites, then play with Paul McCartney & Lily Allen (inc.
video - thanks Yardena); Help! He Needs Someone. Help!
 
'The Beatles: Rock Band' (ALL) Gets Full Sgt.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album
WorthPlaying.com
13 November, 2009
The Beatles album Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
(1967) will be available in its entirety for purchase and
playable as downloadable content in The Beatles: Rock
Band Music Store starting November 17, 2009.
 
The fifth Beatle
By Chinki Sinha, Screen Weekly
13 November, 2009
Pete Best, drummer with The Beatles for two years, returns
to the country of his birth this week.
Also: Ex-Beatle Pete Best performs to 250,000 people in
India as part of campaign to attract more tourists to
Liverpool
 
The Ballad of Yoko Ono
By Hays Davis, Richmond.com
11 November, 2009
Theres a fact about Yoko Ono that has been obscured over
the past few decades due largely to her life and work with
her late husband.
Also: Protesting honeymooners revisited; Yoko on Art and
Music; 'We All Shine On,' an interview with Yoko Ono;
Yoko Ono London Art Sale
 
Beyonce, Paul McCartney in Concert on ABC!
ABC News
11 November, 2009
Iconic Performances from Two Generations of Musical
Sensations on Thanksgiving Night
Also: Paul McCartney, 'I've Got a Feeling' (Live) -- Video
Premiere(inc. video)
 
Robbies back for good causes
The Sun
11 November, 2009
Robbie Williams will finally reunite with Take That at the
Royal Albert Hall tomorrow night.
 
Beatles Documentary Offers Intimate Look at
Recording Sessions
By John D. Luerssen, Spinner
10 November, 2009
Get excited, Beatles fans -- a new special about the Fab Four,
'The Beatles on Record,' is set to premiere on the History
Channel later this month.
Also: History Channel To Air Beatles Special
 
Wicks creating Lennon-inspired clothes
United Press International
10 November, 2009
Fashion designer Christopher Wicks announced plans to sell
a line of men's clothing inspired by the art of the late British
musician and artist John Lennon.
 
Re-Meet the Beatles: PopMatters Salutes the Still
Fab Four
PopMatters
10 November, 2009
Where do you begin?
Also: My forgotten photos of the Beatles and Stones
 
Hard Rock, celebs imagine there's no hunger
By Edna Gundersen, USA Today
9 November, 2009
Sating appetites is big business at Hard Rock International's
127 cafes.
Also: Yoko Ono Joins Hard Rock's "Imagine" Campaign
 
Money Can't Buy Me Beatles
By L. Gordon Crovitz, The Wall Street Journal
8 November, 2009
The rights holders of Fab Four music keep the Internet at arms
length.
 
The Best Beatle
By Neha Bhatt, Business Standard
8 November, 2009
The original drummer of the iconic 60s band, Pete Best performed
in Delhi and spoke about his past, present and the future.
 
Yoko Ono, forever a force for peace
By David F. Hoenigman, The Japan Times
7 November, 2009
Artist, musician, Lennon's widow a lifetime of trying
circumstances has 'prepared' her
Also: Yoko Ono looks back on early activism
 
US judge orders music website to drop Beatles
songs
AFP
6 November, 2009
A judge ordered a California online music service to stop delivering
Beatles songs to users, according to a copy of the ruling posted
online.
Also: Rumor: The Beatles to bow on Apple iTunes Store on
December 15
 
Twisted Tales: Liverpool Wildman Rory Storm Gets Left
Behind in Beatles' Wake
By James Sullivan, Spinner
6 November, 2009
In working-class Liverpool, Alan Caldwell was the "Golden Boy."
 
Beatles photos from Help! up for auction
Reuters
6 November, 2009
Seven black-and-white photographs of the Beatles sitting on a
grassy field, taken by a teenage girl on the last day of filming for
their movie Help!, will be sold next week, the auctioneer said.
Also: Special edition 'Abbey' to hit stores; Get The Beatles: Rock
Band for $99.99 shipped
 
Macca: The Beatles weren't that good
The Sun
6 November, 2009
Sir Paul McCartney admits The Beatles weren't much cop when they
first formed.
 
On our minds and on our playlists
By James Reed, The Boston Globe
6 November, 2009
Please complete the following sentence: During my lunch hour, I
am _________.
Also: Liner Notes: The Beatles album whose U.S. version is better;
Local Beatles fans wanted
 
Original Beatles drummer loves his biryani
By Ruchika Kher, IANS
5 November, 2009
Born in Chennai in 1941, Pete Best, the original drummer of The
Beatles, has been living in Liverpool from 1945, but the musician still
has an Indian connect and loves to gorge on biryani.
Also: A brief tryst with rock n roll history; Beatles and biryani;
Beatles waxworks melt in Indian heat as Pete Best performs in Delhi;
A Beatle in Town
 
Paul McCartney Giving Away Live MP3 and Video
By John D. Luerssen, Spinner
5 November, 2009
In advance of his upcoming live CD and DVD, 'Good Evening New
York City,' Paul McCartney is offering fans a pair of freebies.
 
Ringo's ex's photo exhibit to open at Doran Gallery
By Karen Shade, Tulsa World
5 November, 2009
One flip through Nancy Lee Andrews' "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll" tells
you that she has led an extraordinary life.
 
Beatles catalog comes to USB
By Caroline McCarthy, CNET News (thanks Yardena)
4 November, 2009
No, the digitally remastered Beatles catalog hasn't come to Apple's
iTunes. But it has come to an apple-shaped USB device.
Also: EMI sues US music website over Beatles tunes; EMI sues Beatles
download website (thanks Yardena); Beatles To Issue Limited Edition
USB; Beatles Discography on Apple USB Drive in FLAC/MP3 Flavor
 
EXCLUSIVE: Robert Zemeckis Has Reached Out To Paul
McCartney And Ringo Starr To Star In New 'Yellow
Submarine'
By Eric Ditzian, MTV.com
4 November, 2009
For all his embrace of whiz-bang moviemaking technology, Robert
Zemeckis remains loyal to his roots: once a Beatlemaniac, always a
Beatlemaniac.
 
Solving mystery of the John Lennon bench
Coventry Telegraph
4 November, 2009
Our columnist Pete Chambers, who writes Backbeat each week, answers
a query raised by reader Veronica Hammond about the disappearance of
a garden seat John and Yoko placed at Coventry Cathedral in 1968.
 
Beatle Ringo Starr's face seen in water droplet on lotus leaf
By Tom Chivers, Telegraph
4 November, 2009
The face of the Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr, has been seen in a droplet
of water bouncing on a lotus leaf.
 
The Beatles' Lyrics Are Easier To Remember Than Michael
Jackson's
By Scott Colothan, Gigwise
3 November, 2009
A new survey has found that lyrics by The Beatles are easier to remember
than those by Michael Jackson and Elvis.
 
Review: All You Need is Love from Cirque in Vegas
By Alex Ben Block, Hollywood Today
3 November, 2009
My love affair with the Beatles music began in the Sixties and is still going
strong.
 
Press release
PR Newswire
3 November, 2009
To celebrate the unifying spirit and 40th anniversary of the Plastic Ono
Band's universal anthem, "Give Peace a Chance," Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon
and Julian Lennon have partnered with EMI Music and Sony/ATV Music
Publishing to donate net proceeds from the sale of a commemorative 40th
Anniversary digital single to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (PBF).
 
Paul McCartney Performs Live
(inc. video)
411mania.com
3 November, 2009
Paul performs "Highway" from historic Citi Field show...
 
Unreleased George Harrison lyrics about John Lennon turned into
new song
(inc. video)
NME
3 November, 2009
Wirral songwriter Dean Johnson has turned the lyrics into a new composition
 
Ex-Beatle Pete Best takes Fab Four magic to India to sell
Liverpool tourism
By Alan Weston, Liverpool Echo
3 November, 2009
A former Beatle was recruited to sell Liverpool to India.
 
Listen To The New Paul McCartney Song
(inc. audio)
By Paul Cashmere, Undercover Music News
1 November, 2009
Paul McCartney has a brand new song titled `(I Want To) Come Home`
coming up in the soundtrack for the Robert De Niro movie `Everybody`s Fine`.
Also: Tickets for Macca gig in Dublin sell out in under 20 minutes
 
 
 
 
 
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