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George Harrison financed Life of Brian because he ‘wanted to see it’ | The List

    George Harrison financed Life of Brian because he ‘wanted to see it’ | The List

George Harrison “pawned his house and arranged a loan of $5m” to finance ‘Life of Brian’ simply because he “wanted to see it” George Harrison remortgaged his house to finance

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The Paul McCartney Song That Made John Lennon So Angry

    The Paul McCartney Song That Made John Lennon So Angry

    By the time The Beatles split up in 1970, the band’s members had no problem being hostile to one another. In 1969, it actually led to a physical

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Super-rare pressing of Please Please Me by The Beatles unearthed – and this is what it could cost – Leicestershire Live

    Super-rare pressing of Please Please Me by The Beatles unearthed – and this is what it could cost – Leicestershire Live

A rare first edition of the Beatles’ first album Please Please Me has been unearthed and is going up for sale. The first pressing of the early ’60s Parlophone record

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Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis hints Sir Paul McCartney will headline the festival in 2020 | Daily Mail Online

    Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis hints Sir Paul McCartney will headline the festival in 2020 | Daily Mail Online

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis has hinted that Sir Paul McCartney will headline the festival for its 50th anniversary in 2020. Speaking to BBC Somerset, the farmer hinted that the music

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Famous Axes from Hendrix, Dylan and the Beatles Land in New Exhibition at The Met | Guitarworld

    Famous Axes from Hendrix, Dylan and the Beatles Land in New Exhibition at The Met | Guitarworld

‘Play It Loud’ book provides guidance for Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new rock-focused exhibition. Jimmy Page’s guitars displayed in the

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How a Rule Change Helped Topple a Signature Beatles Chart Record

    How a Rule Change Helped Topple a Signature Beatles Chart Record

The Beatles set a record for most songs in the Hot 100 on April 11, 1964, notching a remarkable 14

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‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ grabbed the No. 1 spot just before The Beatles arrived.

    ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ grabbed the No. 1 spot just before The Beatles arrived.

Looking back, it’s easy to think of The Beatles as a sure thing. In 1963, the band featured three bona

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The Beatles’ Paul McCartney Reaches a Record That Is Impossible To Break

    The Beatles’ Paul McCartney Reaches a Record That Is Impossible To Break

According to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, The Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney broke $100 million threshold (solo career touring

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George Harrison’s Angry Message to Richard Nixon Revealed

    George Harrison’s Angry Message to Richard Nixon Revealed

John Lennon’s battle with then-U.S. President Richard Nixon is well-known – but a recently-discovered telegram revealed that fellow Beatle George

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1960s It Girl Pattie Boyd Talks Mary Quant – Vogue

    1960s It Girl Pattie Boyd Talks Mary Quant – Vogue

Just as Mary Quant’s name is synonymous with miniskirts, makeup, and Mods, so Pattie Boyd’s is with London’s 1960s Youthquake (and, of course, The Beatles). Leggy, blonde, with deep bangs,

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