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Saunders: Telethon back for 36th year
By Dusty Saunders, Rocky Mountain News
31 August, 2001
When Jerry Lewis hosted the first national Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, Lyndon Johnson was in the White
House, Bonanza was the nation's No. 1 TV series and the Super Bowl was only a drawing board dream.
 
Ruling by St. Louis judge could cost ex-Beatle $11 million
By Tim Bryant, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
29 August, 2001
Former Beatle George Harrison declined an invitation to visit St. Louis this summer, and it may have cost
him $11 million.
 
Reed, STP Join Lennon Show
By Andrew Dansby, Rolling Stone
28 August, 2001
More artists announced for Lennon tribute
 
Alec Baldwin To Host PETA Awards
News Unlmited
28 August, 2001
Hollywood stars Alec Baldwin and Pamela Anderson will join legendary musician Sir Paul McCartney as hosts
of an awards ceremony honouring animal-friendly celebrities.
 
Walnut Creek gallery to show Linda McCartney's work
By Cassandra Braun, Contra Costa Times
28 August, 2001
As part of her morning routine, Carrie Lederer was listening to National Public Radio when she heard a story
about an exhibit of Linda McCartney photos making its splashy debut on the East Coast.
 
Lennon's work was mock and roll
By Philip Pank, The Times
27 August, 2001
John Lennonmocks the deep thinking and hidden meanings attached to his work by Beatles fans and critics in
a private letter which is due to be auctioned next month.
Also: John Lennon letter says he wrote "for laughs
 
Ex-Beatle revamps his star-studded band
By Aidin Vaziri, San Francisco Chronicle
26 August, 2001
Ringo Starr, 61, has completely revamped his All Starr Band this year, dumping stalwarts like Joe Walsh and
Todd Rundgren for a new troupe of rock castaways that includes Sheila E., Greg Lake from Emerson, Lake
and Palmer, Supertramp's Roger Hodgson, Ian Hunter and '80s synthesizer icon Howard Jones.
 
Ringo and his shining All Starrs: Still love them, yeah, yeah, yeah?
By Melanie McFarland, The Seattle Times
24 August, 2001
Say what you will about Ringo Starr in all his incarnations, from least-appreciated Beatle to "Shining Time
Station" conductor. The one point that's senseless to argue is that the man knows how to have a good time.
Also: Brown: Sheila E.'s snaring raves, but boss is still the Starr
 
Liverpool plans Beatles theme hotel
Ananova
24 August, 2001
Tourism chiefs in Liverpool have announced plans to build a Beatles-themed hotel.
Also: Liverpool Gives Go-Ahead to Beatles-Theme Hotel
 
Lennon's Imagine piano goes back on display
Ananova
23 August, 2001
The piano on which John Lennon composed the hit song Imagine is back on display after singer George
Michael paid almost £1.5 million to keep it in the UK.
 
Beck, Moby Celebrate Lennon
Rolling Stone
22 August, 2001
An all-star lineup of musicians, including Beck, Alanis Morissette, Moby, Marc Anthony and Nelly Furtado,
will pay tribute to former Beatle John Lennon next month.
Also: Stone Temple Pilots Come Together For John Lennon Tribute
 
Five questions with Ringo Starr
Chicago Sun-Times
22 August, 2001
Drummer Ringo Starr has become a confirmed classic-rock journeyman.
 
Macca the subject of two tribute albums
Ananova
21 August, 2001
Two albums paying tribute to Paul McCartney's post-Beatles career are due for release in October.
Also: Sloan, Steven Page on McCartney tribute album, Two McCartney Tributes Due
 
Sale stuns Beatles collector
By Maria Hand, Stuff
21 August, 2001
Christchurch owners of Beatles' memorabilia are smiling after a piece of pizza-stained paper with three Beatles
signatures sold in Melbourne for $NZ58,788.
 
Klaatu reissues, box set coming
Jam! Music
20 August, 2001
Calling pre-occupants of '70s nostalgia ... Klaatu is returning to record stores.
 
Beatles double take
BorderLandNews
20 August, 2001
More than 10,000 people packed the Chamizal National Memorial Park on Sunday to see and hear the group
Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles.
 
Review: All Starr puttin' on the hits
By Teresa Gubbins, The Dallas Morning News
20 August, 2001
Much about the concert Saturday at Billy Bob's Texas with Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band was odd, but
in a good way.
 
Finance: Treasure Hunters
Sunday Mirror
19 August, 2001
TV expert James Breese on the world of antiques and collectables
 
Rock 'N' Roll's 'First Bodyguard' Tells All
By Paul Majendie, Reuters
19 August, 2001
From the Beatles to Madonna (news - web sites), from Frank Sinatra to Led Zeppelin, Alf Weaver spent
35 years as bodyguard to the stars and was there to see pop history being made.
 
Star  Challenge: Whose Tablecloths?
The Mirror
18 August, 2001
Like every newly engaged couple, these two celebs are excitedly getting ready for their new life together and
what better addition to their new pad than a couple of tablecloths.
 
Heather's message for brave Sarah
This is Chorley
17 August, 2001
Paul McCartney's future wife Heather Mills has sent words of love and support to a 13-year-old cancer victim
from Chorley who is soon to have her leg amputated.
 
Stars record classic covers for Sun Records tribute album
Ananova
16 August, 2001
A Paul McCartney cover of Elvis Presley's first single will feature on a special tribute album to Sun Records.
 
Beatles signatures found on card in Suffolk loft
Ananova
16 August, 2001
A brother and sister from Suffolk have unearthed the autographs of all four Beatles in their loft.
Also: Fab four find for Ipswich pair, photo
 
Yahoo! News Photos - Reuters
Reuters
14 August, 2001
This aerial view shows the luxurious villa of former Beatle George Harrison in the village of Montagnola in the
Italian-speaking southern Swiss canton of Ticino August 14, 2001.
 
Pizza-stained Beatles autograph sells for £17,500
Ananova
14 August, 2001
A pizza-stained piece of paper signed by three of the Beatles has sold for 48,000 Australian dollars at auction.
Also: Fab Three's autographs fetch $48,000
 
Ringo Starr and Bill Wyman: Expert Sidemen Shrug Off Status
By Ann Powers, The New York Times
13 August, 2001
In recent, separate performances, Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings stressed rock
made not so much for mythic meaning as for a good time.
 
It's The Meter Paid
Daily Record
13 August, 2001
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney used to sing about Lovely Rita, Meter Maid - and yesterday he and fiancee
Heather Mills, 33, were making sure they stayed on the right side of the traffic wardens by conscientiously feeding
the meter.
 
Secret Entertainment Of World-Known Celebrities In St.Petersburg
Pravda
13 August, 2001
About 200 foreign VIPs visited St.Petersburg last week. They were invited by Microsoft co-owner Paul Allen.
 
Celebrities provide Fringe benefits
By Gina Davidson, Scotland On Sunday
12 August, 2001
Forget sex, stunts and shocks - if you want to sell a show at the Edinburgh Festival get a celebrity endorsement.
 
Linda's Photos See New Light
By Jenny Eliscu, Rolling Stone
10 August, 2001
Posthumous publication to be released this fall
 
Pre-fab homes
By Paddy Shennan, Liverpool Echo
10 August, 2001
From the modest to the majestic, from the ordinary to the opulent and from the plain to the palatial - each of the
Beatles has travelled down a long and winding road to sumptuous luxury.
 
My Five Minutes with Ringo
By Charles Passy, Entertainment News Daily
10 August, 2001
Relax. Breathe deeply. It will all be over in a few minutes.
This is what I think as I wait patiently for the phone to ring. The call I'm expecting? It's not a bank telling me
whether my loan has been approved. Or the doctor confirming that the test is negative.
It's something much bigger. It's Ringo.
 
My sweet George
By David C. Newman, Harvard Crimson
9 August, 2001
Two Saturdays ago, I crossed Abbey Road. The camera caught me mid-stride, as it did the Fab Four more than
30 years ago in the famous photograph that would grace the cover of the last album the Beatles ever recorded.
 
Abbey rock concert off
Bexhill Observer
9 August, 2001
Plans for a massive rock concert at Battle Abbey next month have been scrapped at the last minute in favour
of a London venue, possibly the Royal Albert Hall.
 
Ex-Beatle moves to Swiss villa
Reuters
9 August, 2001
Former Beatle George Harrison has moved into a luxury villa in the Italian-speaking southern Swiss canton
of Ticino, where he was recently treated for a brain tumour, Swiss newspapers have repoAugustrted.
Also: Harrison buys Swiss villa, Aerial View of the Villa "Collina D'Oro" (Golden Hill) of...
 
Kid Rock, Paul McCartney, Elton John Give Props To Sun Records
MTV
8 August, 2001
A cross section of artists, ranging from Kid Rock and Matchbox Twenty to Paul McCartney and Van Morrison,
are paying homage to Sun Records the label that launched the careers of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and
others with their contributions to Good Rockin' Tonight (The Sun Records Tribute).
 
Liverpool - not just the Beatles' hometown
Otago Daily Times
7 August, 2001
It's the home of the Beatles and one of the world's greatest soccer clubs. But, as Timaru Herald reporter
Jill Worrall discovered on a recent trip to Britain, there's more to the city of Liverpool.
 
Lennon letter to McCartney up for auction
Ananova
6 August, 2001
A revealing private letter from John Lennon to Paul McCartney is due to be auctioned in the autumn.
 
Love, Love Me 2
Sunday Mirror
5 August, 2001
Paul McCartney has found happiness with new love Heather Mills...and now it seems daughter Stella is following
in his footsteps.
 
Ringo Still Amazed By Appetite For Beatles Music
By Gary Graff, Launch.com
4 August, 2001
As he crisscrosses North America with the latest version of his All-Starr Band, former Beatles drummer Ringo
Starr tells LAUNCH he's still taken with the audience appetite that exists for Beatles music.
 
L.A. Beatles fan organizing Hare Krishna chant for George Harrison
Associated Press
4 August, 2001
If, as the Beatles once sang, "The love you take is equal to the love you make," then fans the world over owe
guitarist George Harrison big time, one fan of the group says, and it's time to pay him back.
 
Fired over MP3s
By Evan Hansen, Cnet News.com
3 August, 2001
MP3s may be hazardous to your career
 
Starr Power: the Beatle with The Beat Is Back
By Gary Graff, Entertainment News Daily
3 August, 2001
For 13 years, he's opened each of his shows the same way.
``What's my name?'' he bellows from the stage, confident that the crowd will deliver the answer: ``Ringo!''
 
Associated Press Photo
Associated Press
3 August, 2001
Ringo Starr, left, kids around as he and drummer Shelia E. perform with his "All Starr Band" on NBC's
"Today" television show Summer Concert Series Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, in New York's Rockefeller
Center.
Also: More photos - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 
The art of lying
By Martin Lewis, Salon
3 August, 2001
How a fabricated quote and a British tabloid brought the "George Harrison Is Dying" story to life.
 
Showbiz wedding glitz for village?
Observer Online
2 August, 2001
Tongues are wagging in Peasmarsh with talk that the sleepy village could play host to the world's biggest
showbiz wedding next year.
 
A night on Lennon's sofa bed
By Jennifer Scrimger, The Montreal Gazette (thanks to Jeff Boswell)
2 August, 2001
Nancy Rhodes was just looking for a cheap alternative to the Montreal hotel where she was staying.
 
Exclusive Beatles tape up for auction
Ananova
1 August, 2001
An original tape of The Beatles playing live at Shea Stadium in 1965 is up for auction online.
 
 
 
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