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Entries in 'the beatles' (17)

Hofner renames violin basses

Hofner renames violin basses

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Höfner has rebranded three of its iconic Violin Beatle Basses, with new model names.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:13AM
Ludwig and Ringo Starr take centre stage in murder mystery novel

Ludwig and Ringo Starr take centre stage in murder mystery novel

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Anyone looking for a last-minute drum-themed stocking filler may wish to take a look at Dangerous Illusions, a new murder mystery novel from Joseph J. Gabriele, which revolves around a ...

Daniel Gumble
by Daniel Gumble
on Dec 23rd 2013 at 12:33PM
US: Fargen Amps introduces second John Lennon signature amp

US: Fargen Amps introduces second John Lennon signature amp

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American amp manufacturer Fargen, has released the second amp in its line that honours the Beatles' guitarist.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Mar 1st 2013 at 10:30AM
Dawsons Music to exhibit unseen photos of British rock royalty

Dawsons Music to exhibit unseen photos of British rock royalty

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For one night only, the new Dawsons Music megastore in Liverpool will be exhibiting never-before-seen photos of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.

Jory Mackay
by Jory Mackay
on Feb 21st 2013 at 9:45AM

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Sitar legend Shankar dies

Sitar legend Shankar dies

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Beatles muse, world music pioneer and sitar maestro Ravi Shankar has died in a hospital in the US, aged 92.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Dec 12th 2012 at 11:10AM
Carlsbro arrives at JHS

Carlsbro arrives at JHS

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JHS has now received stock of the iconic British amp brand Carlsbro.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on May 23rd 2012 at 10:00AM
Big brands back Cavern Club

Big brands back Cavern Club

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Blackstar, Vox and Sennheiser are sponsoring the Cavern Club, as it celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first Beatles gig.

Ronnie Dungan
by Ronnie Dungan
on Oct 4th 2011 at 4:56PM
Apple files for The Beatles' apple

Apple files for The Beatles' apple

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With everybody thinking the three-decade-plus rumbling suit and counter-suit between Apple Corp and Apple Inc had finally come to an end with The Beatles signing an exclusive deal for digital ...

by Andy Barrett
on Mar 15th 2011 at 9:00PM

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NAMM 2011: Planet Waves release woven Beatles guitar straps

NAMM 2011: Planet Waves release woven Beatles guitar straps

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Planet Waves has announced a new range of ‘vegan-friendly’ Beatles woven guitar straps, each with different designs based around elements of the Fab Four’s famous album artwork.

Adam Savage
by Adam Savage
on Jan 14th 2011 at 11:15AM
Lennon lyric expected to fetch ?350,000

Lennon lyric expected to fetch ?350,000

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The handwritten draft of John Lennon's lyrics to the song I'm Only Sleeping, the Guardian reports, written on the back of a final demand bill is coming up for ...

by Andy Barrett
on Nov 24th 2010 at 11:52AM
Beatles signature pick tins

Beatles signature pick tins

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Following on from the release of the Beatles signature strap and pick collections, Planet Waves has launched a range of covetable signature pick tins. Available in three collectable designs, all ...

by Andy Barrett
on Apr 6th 2010 at 9:41AM
Rubber Soul released for The Beatles: Rock Band

Rubber Soul released for The Beatles: Rock Band

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MTV Games and Harmonix has announced that The Beatles’ third album, Rubber Soul, is now available as downloadable content for The Beatles: Rock Band.

by Rob Hughes
on Dec 21st 2009 at 9:00AM

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Fender co-develops game controller

Fender co-develops game controller

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Fender Musical Instruments and Mad Catz, the official third-party developer of the Rock Band computer game peripherals and accessories, have co-developed a full-scale, wooden Stratocaster replica controller to be ...

by Andy Barrett
on Sep 4th 2009 at 10:53AM
LIMS 09: Beatles strap and pick range

LIMS 09: Beatles strap and pick range

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The Beatles are widely considered to be the most creative, diverse and influential group in pop history. Now Planet Waves honours the Mop Tops and their artistry with a one-of-a-kind ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 10th 2009 at 10:17AM
Former Beatles launch game

Former Beatles launch game

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Microsoft’s conference at this year’s E3 video games trade show saw Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr appear as special guests at the bash to endorse and launch the new ...

by Andy Barrett
on Jun 2nd 2009 at 1:55PM
Beatles Premium Bundle priced for UK

Beatles Premium Bundle priced for UK

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EA has released pricing details for The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle, which will retail for £179 upon its release on September 9th in the UK.

by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2009 at 5:05PM

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The Beatles? catalogue secured for video game

The Beatles? catalogue secured for video game

NEWS The Beatles are to be featured in a special edition of the Rock Band video game, following an announcement from the MTV/Harmonix games developer late last week. The game will ...
by Andy Barrett
on Nov 3rd 2008 at 11:11AM