Here are links to the latest Beatles-related articles available online:
 
The Fifth Beatle
Anorak
30 June, 2004
Is it? It could be. Wait until he turns around.
 
'Ghoul' Beatle Doc Sued
By Aly Sujo, New York Post
30 June, 2004
A Florida woman who was bowled over by pictures of the late Beatle
George Harrison hanging in a doctor's office has filed a $31 million
lawsuit against the "ghoulish" physician and his hospital, claiming
they conned her into a miracle cancer cure for her dying spouse.
 
Not all love me do for Fab Four visit
Jamie Walker, The Courier-Mail (Australia)
29 June, 2004
When The Beatles landed in Brisbane 40 years ago today, they were
greeted with more than the ear-piercing shrieks of their fans.
Also: MP admits to egging Fab Four
 
Macca gets top toilet at Glastonbury
Ireland Online
28 June, 2004
Paul McCartney ordered a special five-star toilet for him and his wife
Heather Mills to use at the weekend's Glastonbury Festival.
Also: You've got to hide your lav away; McCartney calls up the festival
spirit ; More pics
 
Special treatment for the Material Girl
MSNBC
28 June, 2004
Plus: Seeking to save a Beatle's home
 
McCartney Rocks Glastonbury Festival
Associated Press
26 June, 2004
Paul McCartney capped a day of music and rain at the Glastonbury
music festival Saturday, taking the stage to cheers from tens of
thousands of damp but enthusiastic fans.
Also: Macca's Glastonbury; Macca: Campfire Songs Made Me Envious;
Glastonbury awaits McCartney show; Macca Set for Glastonbury Debut;
McCartney Wows Glasto; McCartney crosses the generation divide at
Glastonbury festival; Sir Paul wins over happy campers (inc. video);
pics - 1, 2, 3, 4 (click 'next' for more pics on that link)
 
Paul McCartney Plays the Hermitage (inc. audio)
NPR
26 June, 2004
NPR's Scott Simon takes a moment to note Paul McCartney's 3,000th
concert this week before 60,000 fans at the Hermitage Museum in
St. Petersburg, Russia.
 
Ringo Starr admits .. ' I used a Roland Drum synthesizer'
The Spoof (satire), (UK)
26 June, 2004
"I can't play a lick, mate", Starr finally revealed at the Billboard
Music Awards, "It was all that drum synthesizer doing all that banging.
 
John Waters brings Lennon legend back for local audience
Kalgoorlie Golden Mail (Australia)
25 June, 2004
Next week's performance of Looking Through A Glass Onion will
be one for all local fans of The Beatles era to savour.
 
Paul McCartney, l'éternel retour au mythe
Le Monde
24 June, 2004
(Text in French. Use the translation tools here or there)
 
Highest bidder to get tapes of Lennon's stint as Phila. DJ
By Michael Klein, Philadelphia Inquirer
24 June, 2004
During its rock-and-roll heyday, WFIL-AM (560) aired an annual
fund-raiser, the 56-hour Helping Hand Marathon.
 
Westonite went from New York to London in a Yellow
Submarine
By Meg Learson Grosso, Westport Minuteman
24 June, 2004
"Our lives are humdrum and now and then, there is a special spot
of time," Al Brodax of Weston told an interviewer.
 
Macca has a taste for Black Eyed Peas
Online Ireland
24 June, 2004
Paul McCartney is such a huge fan of the Black Eyed Peas he
demanded organisers of this weekend's Glastonbury Festival to
ensure he performs immediately after the hip-hop group finish
their set.
 
Facility problems mar great shows
By Raymond Johnston, The Prague Post
24 June, 2004
Some visiting musicians make a little stab at a few Czech phrases,
usually getting as far as dekuju or dobrou noc and maybe even
praising the pivo.
 
Can Paul McCartney control the weather?
By Ian Sample, The Guardian
24 June, 2004
Good Day Sunshine was never meant to be a statement of fact, but this
weekend, Macca meant it.
 
Fab Four on a Kiwi tiki tour
By Graham Reid, New Zealand Herald
24 June, 2004
As the saying goes, the past is another country - often a pretty innocent
one, and certainly cheaper.
 
Cleveland's Public Auditorium Hosts Festival to Honor The
Beatles
PRNewswire
23 June, 2004
Announces New Contest for Travelers To See Sir Paul McCartney at
Adopt-A-Minefield Benefit
 
Is Sir Paul In The Race For Historic Tor?
By Aislinn Simpson, Western Morning News (UK)
23 June, 2004
A Beatle legend is rumoured to be among those interested in buying
ancient Sheepstor and its bleak Dartmoor surroundings
 
Beatles could write own ticket to ride the Internet
By Daniel Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer
22 June, 2004
The long and winding road online? Give PCs a chance?
 
Warm Reception for Sir Paul McCartney
By Irina Titova, The St. Petersburg Times
22 June, 2004
The St. Petersburg audience of Paul McCartney's first and only concert
in the city of White Nights went wild as their idol appeared on stage on
Sunday night.
Also: Macca fixes gig weather; Putin congratulates McCartney on
birthday; Ex-Beatle McCartney rocks 50,000 in Russia; McCartney
concert outburst
 
Macca message
Liverpool Echo
22 June, 2004
The Cavern sent a special 'dual purpose' best wishes message to Paul
McCartney on Sunday when Macca was playing his 3,000th concert
in St Petersburg.
 
Beatle is subject of city tale
ic Coventry
22 June, 2004
The late, great John Lennon comes to life on a Coventry stage this
week as part of the City Stories season.
 
Yoko sets the standards
Liverpool Echo
22 June, 2004
Yoko Ono has always believed her compositions should move with the
more enlightened times.
 
Indispensable Alistair: the Beatles' 'Mr Fixit'
Sheffield Today
21 June, 2004
Not many people can claim to be Mister Fixit for the biggest pop
phenomena the world has ever seen ...
 
The fifth Beatle! (sort of)
By Charles Passy, Palm Beach Post
20 June, 2004
As Paul Cole tells it, he never intended to be a part of history.
 
Entertainment Photos
Reuters
20 June, 2004
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney performs in St. Petersburg,
June 20, 2004.
Also: More photos - 1, 2, 3
 
Team In Charge Of Sir Paul McCartney's Concert In
St. Petersburg Guarantees Good Weather
RIA Novosti
20 June, 2004
The team in charge of Sir Paul McCartney's Sunday concert at
Dvortsovaya Square, St. Petersburg says good weather for the
time of the show would be provided by all means, the press service
of the sponsor Alfa Bank said.
Also: 2,500 cops to provide security at McCartney's St. Pete concert;
Extra Trains To Carry McCartney's Fans From Moscow To St. Petersburg
 
Los derechos de autor obligan a modificar la estatua de
Lennon
La Voz de Galicia
20 June, 2004
(Text in Spanish. Use the translation tools here or there)
Also: La viuda del «beatle» recibirá una pequeña réplica del
monumento
 
Hey, Jude, it's been 40 years
By Tony Stephens, Sydney Morning Herald
19 June, 2004
I know a woman who gave away two tickets to a Beatles concert.
 
The Return rocks out in true Beatles' fashion
Dublin Courier Herald
19 June, 2004
From what I understand, after scientists cloned the sheep, the mouse, the
pig and Keith Richards a few years back, the government outlawed human
cloning.
 
Prescott in tune with The Beatles
By Andy Kelly, Daily Post
18 June, 2004
The Government has drafted in a secret weapon to try to stir up public
interest in the debate over a North West regional assembly - The Beatles.
 
Goodbye to Beatles' Mr Fixit
Chesterfield Today
18 June, 2004
Beatles widow Yoko Ono has paid a final tribute to the man who helped
launch the Fab Four to stardom.
 
Magic of Beatles songs destroyed by McCartney
By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times
18 June, 2004
How different might "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" sound if Mick Jagger
revealed that the Rolling Stones' classic was really about his failure to get
a faulty toaster replaced under warranty?
 
McCartney arrives in Saint Petersburg for birthday, concert
AFP
18 June, 2004
Paul McCartney arrived in Russia's second largest city of Saint Petersburg,
his 62nd birthday, where he is due to give a weekend concert as part of his
summer tour, local administration officials said.
Also: Paul McCartney Arrives in St. Petersburg; chernov's choice
 
Neue "Beatle-Mania" in Hamburg
By Christina Otten, DPA
18 June, 2004
(Text in German. Use the translation tools here or there)
Also: Die Geburtsstätte einer Legende
 
A day in the life
Sydney Morning Herald
18 June, 2004
Pippa Corbett recalls getting swept up in the hysteria of Beatlemania
in Sydney, 40 years ago today.
 
Ex-Beatle Still Needed When He's 62
By Irina Titova, The St. Petersburg Times
18 June, 2004
About 50,000 people are expected to attend ex-Beatle Paul McCartney's
concert at St. Petersburg's Palace Square on Sunday.
 
McCartney to play 3,000th live gig in Russia
Reuters
17 June, 2004
Notching a key milestone in the long and winding road of his career,
former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney is expected to play his 3,000th
live show when he performs later this month back in the former USSR.
 
With a little help from my friends
By Ben Clover, Wimbledon Post
17 June, 2004
Sir Paul McCartney praised Merton pupils after they raised a record
sum for his charity, Adopt-A-Minefield.
 
Beatles-Legende flieht vor Fans
Die Welt
17 June, 2004
(Text in German. Use the translation tools here or there)
 
Best forgotten: all a hard day's night
By Liz Gooch, The Age (Australia)
17 June, 2004
Two years after drummer Pete Best joined the Beatles, they had a
recording contract with EMI and were about to be catapulted into
an unimaginable world of fame and adulation.
 
Houstonians in line for Hall
By Ken Hoffman, Houston Chronicle
16 June, 2004
The 2004 Texas Radio Hall of Fame nominations are out and there's
an abundance of Houston disc jockeys, talk-show hosts, news reporters
and executives on the list.
 
London auction sells Hendrix memorabilia
Associated Press
16 June, 2004
Price of Lennon's last known autograph too high for bidders
Also: Lennon Album Up For Grabs
 
Beatles 40th Celebrated In Melbourne
By Paul Cashmere, Undercover Music News (Australia)
16 June, 2004
Melbourne, Australia played host to a one off event to mark the 40th
anniversary of The Beatles performing in the city.
 
Live täglich! : Vier Tage Beatles auf dem Kiez
Hamburger Abendblatt
16 June, 2004
(Text in German. Use the translation tools here or there)
 
Kids make sweet music
The Sun
16 June, 2004
The Beatles and The Rolling Stones might have been big rivals but
their kids are getting on famously.
 
Now that gay is OK, the bad old days seem so queer
Robert McNeil, The Scotsman
16 June, 2004
ARCHIVE HOUR: Z IS FOR ZAPPLE
Radio 4, Saturday
Also: listen to this program here (until Saturday)
 
Lennon's Last Sketch Up for Sale
Reuters
15 June, 2004
An autographed sketch which John Lennon gave to a fan minutes before
his murder in New York is expected to fetch more than $148,800 at
auction on Wednesday.
 
Fan's Life Devoted to Beatlemania
By Irina Titova, St Petersburg Times (Russia)
15 June, 2004
The most precious thing that Russia's "No. 1 Beatle fan" Kolya Vasin
has in his life is a record and an autograph he received from John
Lennon in 1970.
 
John and Yoko? Ono they're doubles
Liverpool Echo
14 June, 2004
Daytrippers to Penny Lane thought they were Imagining things when
John Lennon and Yoko Ono dropped by for a romantic stroll.
 
1050 CHUM Presents An Exhibition of John Lennon's Artwork
"Imagine All The People... John Lennon's Words and Images
Endure" - June 17 - 20 - And An Exclusive Interviiew With Yoko
Ono on June 16th
CNW (Canada)
14 June, 2004
1050 CHUM, exclusively with Yoko Ono, is pleased to present a major
exhibition of the artwork of John Lennon.
 
Guitar Player Magazine Celebrates 40th Anniversary of
Beatles Arrival in America
PRNewswire
14 June, 2004
August 2004 Collector's Issues Offer Fans Chance to Win Instruments
Made Famous by the Beatles
 
Lackluster Fab Four pleases Beatles' fans
By Nicole Hamilton, The Cincinnati Enquirer
14 June, 2004
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra opened its summer series at Riverbend
Saturday night with four special guests - John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
Also: Good show? Yeah, yeah, yeah
 
John, Paul, George and . . . Big Ronnie
By David Charters, Liverpool Daily Post
14 June, 2004
As Wirral's part in Merseybeat takes centre stage, the search is on
to find Ronnie the Teddy Boy who defied John Lennon.
 
Paul McCartney a fait un flop à Prague
Swissinfo
14 June, 2004
(Text in French. Use the translation tools here or there)
 
McCartney issues a no-meat decree
By Jeannette Walls, MSNBC
14 June, 2004
Paul McCartney is performing without Wings. Or thighs or drumsticks.
 
'I was dead chuffed'
By Emma Brockes, The Guardian
14 June, 2004
From cool 60s pop star to chirpy queen of Saturday night telly, Cilla
Black has been a hugely popular 'Mrs Nicey' who never seems to give
or take offence. She wasn't even upset by that G2 cover...
 
Cert for a sale
By John Mcgurk, The Belfast Telegraph
13 June, 2004
Frank's John and Yoko marriage papers up for grabs
 
Till there was Ringo
By Stephanie Bunbury, The Age (Australia)
13 June, 2004
Forty years ago this week, The Beatles conquered Melbourne. Had
they not dumped him for Ringo Starr, Pete Best might have been with
them.
 
Paying debt to the fab four
By James Keller, FFWD Weekly (Canada)
12 June, 2004
Rubber Soul bring a slightly altred version of the Beatles to the stage
 
Entertainment Photos
Associated Press
12 June, 2004
Former Beatle Paul McCartney performs on stage during his concert
in the Globe arena in Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday June 12, 2004.
Also: another photo
 
The 'Fab Four' after 40
By Tom Noel, Rocky Mountain News
12 June, 2004
Beatlemania rolls on Rocks for 1964 anniversary show
 
McCartney to be given St Pete Conservatoire doctor mantle
Itar-Tass
12 June, 2004
Sir Paul McCartney will be awarded the mantle of the St. Petersburg
Conservatoire's honorary doctor.
 
We loved them (yeah, yeah, yeah)
By James Button, The Age (Australia)
12 June, 2004
The valve radio played all day in the drawing room of the Kenneallys'
Essendon home.
Also: Beatlemania lives on
 
Imagine Lennon's life in New York
By Graham Davies, Southport Visiter
11 June, 2004
Arrogant, sensitive, sarcastic and vulnerable, John Lennon was a man of
contradictions.
 
It was 40 years ago today
By Sky Yates, The Daily Telegraph (Australia)
11 June, 2004
When The Beatles arrived in Sydney for their first and only Australian
tour, both the heavens and the city's main hoteliers gave the cheeky
British pop group a rude welcome.
Also: 40th Anniversary of Beatles Aussie tour (inc. audio); The meanings
behind the words of the Beatles (inc. audio); A hard days night - Aussie
performer remembers working like a dog as the opening act for the
Beatles (inc. audio); Adelaide wonderful, said Lennon
 
I'm still standing
By John Harris, The Guardian
11 June, 2004
Prague's T-Mobile Park is a pretty grim place: a scrappy rectangle of
land some 20 minutes' drive from the city centre, surrounded by the
rusting remains of communist-era industry.
 
TV to Film McCartney
St Petersburg Times
11 June, 2004
The management of former Beatle Paul McCartney have agreed to
allow his concert on June 20 in Palace Square to be filmed for
television, Interfax reported Wednesday.
 
'Pattern' seen in opposition moves to destabilize gov't
Philippine Daily Inquirer
11 June, 2004
There is "a pattern" emerging in opposition moves that appear to be
aimed at destabilizing the government of President Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo, her spokesman said Friday.
 
Sacked Beatle happy on his own
By Andrew McGarry, The Australian
11 June, 2004
The former Beatle wandered through Adelaide's shopper-packed Rundle
Mall yesterday without anyone being the wiser. And Pete Best is quite
happy with that.
 
Obituaries: Alistair Taylor
Independent
10 June, 2004
James Alistair Taylor, businessman: born Runcorn, Cheshire 21 June
1935; married 1959 Lesley Gillibrand; died Chesterfield, Derbyshire
9 June 2004.
Also: Beatles Mr Fix It dies at the age of 68
 
The Kings And Queens Of Mean
By Matt Roper, The Daily Mirror
10 June, 2004
Their bank balances may be bulging but, when it comes to spending it,
mega-rich celebrities can be a mean bunch.
 
And who are you? I'm John Lennon (inc. audio)
ABC Regional Online (Australia)
10 June, 2004
It's been 40 years since four young English lads touched down in
Darwin, ready to start a tour of the Great Southern Land.
 
A teen trip to remember even at 64
By Ron Banks, The West Australian
10 June, 2004
Forty years ago Terry Harris and Penny Wells became Perth's most
envied teenagers when they won a radio competition to attend the
Beatles concert in Sydney.
 
Beatles discuss online song licensing
By Sue Zeidler, Reuters
9 June, 2004
Representatives of the Beatles are in discussions with various online
music services about licensing their songs for distribution on the
Internet, people familiar with the discussions have said.
 
The Glammies
British Vogue
9 June, 2004
Stella McCartney was named Fashion Designer of the Year at
Glamour magazine's first ever awards ceremony last night.
Also: Stella's Wedding
 
The Death of John Lennon in 1980
Rolling Stone
50 moments that changed the history of rock & roll
 
Paul McCartney: The Music and Animation Collection in
September
DVD Times
7 June, 2004
Miramax Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD
release of Paul McCartney: The Music and Animation Collection for
27th September 2004.
 
McCartney offers new Beatles 'facts'
By Frank Cotolo, The Spoof (satire) (UK)
7 June, 2004
Ex-Beatles member Paul McCartney said, "I tried heroin just once and
didn't like it."
 
Sir Paul McCartney loves to use public transport!
Webindia123.com
7 June, 2004
Legendary rock star Sir Paul McCartney frequently uses public
transport for travelling because he refuses to be cut off from the
rest of the world.
 
All the Best
By Patrick McDonald, The Advertiser (Australia)
7 June, 2004
More than 40 years after he put the beat into the Beatles, original
drummer Pete Best is finally reaping the financial rewards of being
in the world's most famous band.
 
Entertainment Photos
Reuters
6 June, 2004
The legendary Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, performs on stage in
the Czech capital Prague, June 6, 2004.
Also: more photos - 1, 2, 3
 
The Fab Four FAQ
oldies.about.com
The most frequently asked Beatles questions answered here!
 
Reluctant McCartney's life as a recluse
By Alison Boshoff, South Australia Advertiser
5 June, 2004
James McCartney generally finds it easy to pass through life
unnoticed.
 
Die Beatles ohne drei
Leipziger Volkszeitung
5 June, 2004
(Text in German. Use the translation tools here or there)
Also: McCartney begeistert bei Deutschland-Konzert in Leipzig;
45.000 Fans feiern Paul McCartney in Leipzig; Slideshow;
other pics - 1,2
 
Rock awards finally offer legends some respect
By Ian Burrell, Independent
5 June, 2004
It is intended to be the rock 'n' roll bash that will make all previous
contenders seem like an after-party for a Cliff Richard gig.
 
Vocal Hall Inducts Beatles, O'Jays
By Chuck Miller, Billboard
4 June, 2004
The Beatles, the O'Jays, the Jordanaires and 14 other groups will
be inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame's class of 2004.
 
Shakespeare Gets The Mccartney Treatment
By Fiona MacLeod, The Cumberland News
4 June, 2004
Youngsters will be singing Paul McCartney tunes in an unusual
adaptation of a Shakespeare play next month.
 
One for Beatles fans
Melbourne Herald Sun
4 June, 2004
"It was 20 years ago today that Sgt Pepper taught the band to play."
So begins one of the best-known of all Beatles songs.
 
Sir Paul, Animation Man
By Laurel Graeber, The New York Times
4 June, 2004
Paul McCartney has hardly made a career of portraying animals, unless,
of course, you count the walrus.
 
Creme cameos
By Matthew Cunningham, Guardian
3 June, 2004
Mandela as a schoolteacher. Marx discovering gravity.
 
The Story Behind Ringo Starr's Drums
PR Newswire
3 June, 2004
Forty years ago, The Beatles' first American appearance on television
was huge for an American drum company.
Also: Look and touch a pal of Ringo's
 
The Fab Eight
By Beth Peerless, Monterey County Herald
3 June, 2004
White Album Ensemble will re-create The Beatles' 'White Album' in its
entirety in Carmel Saturday night
 
It was 37 years ago today - and Sgt Pepper cover has still
failed to pay
By Charlotte Higgins, The Guardian
3 June, 2004
He may have produced the most famous album cover of all time.
 
Ex-employee of Beatles to tell story of his conversion
By John J. Shaughnessy, Indianapolis Star
3 June, 2004
At one point in his life, Ken Mansfield is on a London rooftop,
getting a close-up, magical view of the Beatles performing together
for the last time.
 
Hemmungslos ausgelebte Nostalgie
NZZ
3 June, 2004
(Text in German. Use the translation tools here or there)
Also: Paul McCartney spielt Beatles-Songs im Letzigrund-Stadion
 
Entertainment Photos
Associated Press
2 June, 2004
Former Beatle Paul McCartney (news) performs on stage during
his concert in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, June 2, 2004.
Also: More photos; Slideshow
 
Peace gets another chance
By Bernard Perusse, The Montreal Gazette
2 June, 2004
100 Quebec musicians return to Room 1742, Queen Elizabeth Hotel,
to recapture the magic - and repeat the plea - 35 years after historic
Lennon-Ono bed-in and song session
 
McCartney: I Have Tried Heroin
By Jon Wilde, The Mirror
2 June, 2004
At the very height of Beatlemania, the Fab Four played to
an astonishing 500,000 people during a 1964 whirlwind tour
of the US.
 
films that time forgot
The Onion (satire)
2 June, 2004
Give My Regards To Broad Street
 
McCartney se da un baño de gloria peninsular
La Nueva Espana
1 June, 2004
(Text in Spanish. Use the translation tools here or there)
Also: 30.000 personas cantan y bailan con McCartney los
viejos éxitos de los Beatles; Qué noche, probablemente
inolvidable, la de aquel día (ayer); Paul McCartney resucita
en «La Peineta» la magia de los Beatles; Paul McCartney:
Alta Fidelidad; Paul McCartney actuó en Madrid después de
15 años (thanks, Carlos); McCartney resucita en Madrid con
el más puro estilo Beatles; Cuando sí que merece la pena
esperar 15 años
 
Rock in Rio fails to click in Lisbon
DPA
1 June, 2004
Lisbon: Rock in Rio, regarded as the world's largest music
festival of its kind, has drawn less than half of the expected
public to Lisbon despite the presence of stars such as Paul
McCartney and Peter Gabriel, Portuguese Press reports said
yesterday.
 
 
 
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