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The Beatles’ Strawberry Fields has opened as a tourist attraction for the first time

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Strawberry Fields, the Salvation Army gardens immortalised by The Beatles on 'Strawberry Fields Forever' is opening as a public tourist attraction for the first time. Opening tomorrow (September 14), the gardens will be available for the public to visit alongside a new visitor's centre, cafe and shop. There will also be a new interactive exhibition about John Lennon's early life...

Paul McCartney thought Beatles bandmate George Harrison’s songs before ‘Abbey Road’ “weren’t that good”

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A newly discovered tape of The Beatles has revealed more about the songwriting tensions that existed between Paul McCartney and George Harrison around the time they recorded 'Abbey Road.' Read more: The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ – 10 perfect moments to give you goosebumps Renowned rock historian Mark Lewisohn gave The Guardian access to a tape of a meeting held 50...

Explosive new Beatles tape reveals band were actually in talks to make another album after ‘Abbey Road’

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A Beatles expert has revealed how a little-heard tape from the band has revealed the tensions that marred their final days together – and that they were in talks to make another album after 'Abbey Road'. Renowned rock historian Mark Lewisohn gave The Guardian access to a tape of a meeting held 50 years ago this week, which seemingly shows...

The Beatles, Stones, and… Olivia Newton-John?: These are the 50 most valuable records in the world

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Whether you’re an avid collector who spends their free time tracking down rarities or just a casual music fan, chances are you own at least one vinyl record thanks to the vinyl revival. If you do, then you could be unwittingly sitting on a goldmine. The latest Lewis Capaldi 7-inch isn’t likely to be worth much more than a...

Listen to Giles Martin’s new mix of The Beatles’ ‘Oh! Darling’

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A new mix of The Beatles' 'Oh! Darling' by producer Giles Martin has been released - you can listen to the track below. The song originally featured on the band's 1969 album 'Abbey Road', and it's now been freshly mixed by Martin, the son of the late Beatles producer George Martin, for the record's forthcoming 50th anniversary. Read more: The Beatles’...

Paul McCartney says headlining Glastonbury 2020 is a “remote possibility”

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Paul McCartney has responded to reports that he could headline Glastonbury next year – and it's looking pretty positive. The Beatles icon has been tipped for a headline slot as the iconic festival celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020. He's also the bookies favourite to take top billing – alongside the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Foals and Elton John. Appearing on...

New Beatles mural unveiled yards from Merseyside venue they regularly played in the 60s

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A new Beatles mural has been unveiled in the seaside resort of New Brighton, yards from the old Tower Ballroom where the band played on multiple occasions during the 60s. Read more: The Beatles: we answer the most-Googled questions about the Fab Four Opened to the public on Sunday (September 1), the historic work of art is situated in New Brighton’s Victoria...

Paul McCartney says his grandson was mugged at knifepoint

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Paul McCartney's grandson was recently mugged at knifepoint, as revealed by the Beatles legend himself. Read more: The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’: 10 perfect moments that give you goosebumps Speaking in a new interview, McCartney said that suspects took his grandson's mobile phone after he was robbed in London. Not sharing which grandchild it was, McCartney told The Times that his grandson felt like a "coward"...

Drake puts himself ahead of The Beatles with new ‘Abbey Road’ tattoo

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It looks like Drake's feeling himself right now as a tattoo of himself stood ahead of The Beatles on the iconic Abbey Road zebra crossing has been spotted on his arm. Read more: The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’: 10 perfect moments that give you goosebumps In 2018, Drake broke the record for most songs in the US Billboard Hot 100 top ten....

Paul McCartney to take part in rare signing for new picture book ‘Hey Grandude!’

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Paul McCartney is going to be signing copies of his new picture book Hey Grandude! in London, it has been revealed. Read more: The wisdom of Macca: what Paul McCartney told students at the college he founded The Beatle will take part in a rare signing at the Piccadilly branch of London’s Waterstones alongside illustrator Kathryn Durst to celebrate his new children’s book...