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Ringo Starr auction to feature 800 items

Over 800 items owned by Ringo Starr and his wife, Barbara Bach, including a three-piece drum kit he used in over 200 performances and recordings, will be auctioned later this year.


Aretha Franklin expands legal fight against ‘Amazing Grace’

The legendary soul singer wants a judge to block the release of the documentary, which contains footage shot in 1972.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Beatles TV show in the works

A TV show about the Fab Four and their label, Apple Records, is in development.


Ringo Starr urges Paul McCartney to dig out old Beatles pics

The drummer is preparing to re-release his Fab Four photo book, "Photograph," later this month.


Paul Stanley calls Dee Snider a ‘wannabe’

KISS star Paul Stanley has stirred up the feud between himself and Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider by calling the colorful rocker's glam band "buffoons."


Johnny Cash documentary to follow his ups and downs

"Johnny Cash: American Rebel" tackles the "Ring of Fire" hitmaker's career highs and struggles with addiction.


The Who postpone their tour

The Who will be late to their own 50th anniversary tour.


Janis Joplin ‘guided’ movie about her, filmmaker says

The documentary "Janis" contains footage never seen before of the troubled teen from Texas who rose to world fame.


The Beatles’ Brian Epstein contract up for auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as former drummer Pete Best's replacement.


Aretha Franklin wants to block concert movie

Bosses at the Telluride Film Festival were forced to pull the planned premiere of "Amazing Grace" when the singer's lawyers filed a last-minute motion in a U.S. District Court in Colorado late on Thursday objecting to the screening.

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