The Beatles

  • Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer August 24, 2014

    New York: John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday. The decision on Mark David Chapman by a threemember board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said. Chapman fired five shots on Dec. 8, 1980, outside...
  • The pedestrian crossing on London's Abbey Road immortalised by The Beatles to get a dedicated traffic warden August 10, 2014

    London: The pedestrian crossing on London's Abbey Road immortalised by The Beatles could soon have its own dedicated traffic warden to ensure the safety of the fans who flock there, media reported on Saturday. The local authority is considering employing a "lollipop lady" a warden holding a "Stop" sign that...
  • Beetles killed a Beatle: a tree planted in honour of former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetle infestation July 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles. Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation. The tree was removed last month. LaBonge says it will be replanted...
  • Music roundup: 'The Beatles' are back to soothe your nerves December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Music is driven by stories, something I witnessed this week. A song never gets old and music is never forgotten. All Sunday to Saturday were surrounded with acoustic, rock, pop, a little bit of jazz, folk and of course the country music. The happenings were such. This is our second...
  • Music Review: Paul MaCartney's 'New' is joyous, inspiring and loving November 23, 2013

    Album: New Artist: Paul MaCartney I love The Beatles. I admire and adore them. I have lived their music. When teary eyed or when happiness flooded or when life revolved in bewilderment, I have played their tracks. Their music was not genius but it surely is profound. With the days of Beatles...
  • John Lennon's detention sheets to be auctioned November 13, 2013

    The Beatles singer John Lennon apparently wasn't an advocate of peace and love in high school. Detention sheets from Liverpool's Quarry Bank High School for Boys, to be auctioned later in November, show the antics of a 15yearold Lennon from the Beatles. A pair of the late Beatle's detention sheets show him...
  • Paul McCartney alleges Rolling Stones copied The Beatles October 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Musician Paul McCartney has accused The Rolling Stones of climbing the ladder of success by copying The Beatles. One of the Rolling Stones' earliest singles, 'I Wanna Be Your Man', was written by McCartney and John Lennon, and the band broke America a year after the Fab Four. MCCartney also...
  • Paul McCartney: It wasn't easy to say 'I love you' to Nancy Shevell October 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: Musician Paul McCartney says it was difficult for him to express his feelings to wife Nancy Shevell. The couple started dating in 2007 and got married in 2011. "It can be quite hard to say 'I love you' to someone. I felt this with Nancy, but to say it wasn't...
  • Beatles, Mick Jagger on the 10 pound note? December 26, 2012

    London: The Beatles and Sir Mick Jagger are among 150 famous Brits who are under consideration to become the new face of the 10 pound note. Bosses at The Bank Of England have released a list of great Britons who have been suggested for the honour by members of the...
  • US: Hundreds pay tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar December 21, 2012

    Encinitas, California: Ravi Shankar's daughters, Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar, along with the wife of late Beatle George Harrison said their final goodbyes to the sitar virtuoso on Thursday at a public memorial service in Encinitas, California. The legendary musician and composer, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western...
  • Playlist: The best of The Beatles October 5, 2012

    The heyday of Beatlemania may have been nearly 50 years ago, but the Beatles and their music remain loved, scrutinized and relevant to an adoring public forever clamoring for more details of the Fab Four. Here is a playlist of the best of The Beatles. ...
  • 50 years of The Beatles' 'Love Me Do': well, not exactly October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: It is said that the rocker quartet from the British dockside town of Liverpool, The Beatles, started their bigleague journey exactly fifty years back when on September 4, 1962, they recorded their first single 'Love Me Do' at the iconic Abbey Road Studios of EMI in London. Accordingly,...
  • John Lennon's killer denied parole for 7th time August 24, 2012

    Albany, N.Y.: John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, said New York corrections officials. Mark David Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a threemember board after a hearing, the state Department of Corrections said. The transcript of his latest hearing wasn't immediately...
  • Jailed for 31 years, John Lennon killer up for parole August 20, 2012

    London: Mark Chapman, who was jailed in 1981 for the murder of John Lennon, is up for parole for the seventh time and may be released, a media report said. The 57yearold inmate at the Wende Correctional Facility will be interviewed by members of the parole board soon, and the board...
  • Beatles legend Harrison's sister plans tellall book December 1, 2011

    London: Beatles legend George Harrison's sister Louise says she is writing a book about the guitarist and his famous bandmates. Louise Harrison is the older sister of the late guitarist who died of lung cancer ten years ago on November 29 at the age of 58. She said that...
  • 10 Best tweets John Lennon never posted... October 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Today is the 71st birth anniversary of renowned English musician and singersongwriter John Winston Lennon. He is also known as the one of the founding members of The Beatles. He was murdered at the age of 40, in 1980. Born in Liverpool, England Lennon grew up with his Aunt...
  • 'Rolling Stones' envied 'The Beatles': Sir Paul May 24, 2011

    London: 'The Rolling Stones' envied 'The Beatles' as all four band members could sing whereas they were solely reliant on Mick Jagger, Sir Paul McCartney has claimed. In an interview published in the 'Radio Times', the 68-year-old Beatle musician said the Stones, formed in 1962, were jealous of his band, formed...
  • Unpublished Beatles photographs to be auctioned May 21, 2011

    New York: Fifty lots of unpublished photographs of The Beatles' first US concerts taken by a teenager in 1964 are expected to fetch about $100,000 when they are sold at auction, Christie's said on Friday. The pristine, black-and-white photographs, which had been stored in a box for 45 years, chronicle The...
  • Paul McCartney to wed for third time May 7, 2011

    Los Angeles: Paul McCartney is set to wed for the third time after proposing to his New York businesswoman girlfriend of four years, Nancy Shevell. The London-based spokesman for the former Beatle confirmed on Friday that McCartney and Shevell were engaged, but declined to give further details. "It's true!", said spokesman Stuart...
  • Website to pay $950,000 for Beatles piracy March 29, 2011

    Los Angeles: The owners of a California Web site that sold Beatles songs for 25 cents each before they went on sale legally through iTunes have agreed to pay the band's EMI Group label $950,000 to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit, court papers showed on Monday. A federal judge ruled last...
  • Rare Beatles letter up for auction December 10, 2010

    New York: A legal letter, which reportedly led to the break-up of Fab Four is all set to go under the hammer with an initial price tag of USD 175,000. The letter, signed by John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, is addressed to Sir Paul McCartney's lawyer and father-in-law Lee...
  • John Lennon's lyrics up for auction April 29, 2010

    John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to A Day in the Life, considered one of the Beatles' greatest songs and the final track on 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band', will go on sale in New York in June. Sotheby's auctioneer, which described it as "the revolutionary song that marked the Beatles'...
  • Beatles drummer talks about his city of Liverpool November 4, 2009

    Often called the 'forgotten Beatle', Pete Best, the original drummer of one of the most famous rock bands in the world, the Beatles, was in Delhi on Tuesday to talk about his city of Liverpool. ...
  • Watch: The Beatles wax statues reach Delhi November 2, 2009

    Liverpool City's most popular boys, the Beatles have made it to Delhi in the form of wax statues! ...
  • Ent Wrap: Man professes love for George Clooney September 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Beatles remastered CD's are out while George Clooney has an ardent lover other than his lady love. From Beatlemania and Clooneymania to the GQ Men of the year awardees, find out all the details in CNN-IBN's entertainment wrap. CLOONEYMANIA Actor George Clooney stepped out in style with his new...
  • Beatles re-mastered CDs, video game launched September 9, 2009

    London: Fans of the Beatles queued on Wednesday to buy the band's collected works on a new set of discs and get their hands on an animated video game featuring some of the Fab Four's greatest hits . The Beatles collection, launched worldwide on 09/09/09, is expected to dominate the charts...
  • Ent Wrap: Sandra Bullock's The Proposal out soon June 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Mel Gibson gets off his high horse for Brad Pitt, The Beatles are now a videogame that you can play and find out what according to Sandra Bullock is the ideal way to propose marriage.. All that in CNN-IBN's Entertainment Wrap of the day. THE PROPOSAL Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock...