1. McCartney, Morrissey and Leonard Cohen Kick Off Coachella

    April 18, 2009 1:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 10th annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival got off to a fab start Friday (April 17), thanks to Sir Paul McCartney, who headlined the event with a marathon performance worthy of his long and lauded musical legacy. Proving himself the ul ...

  2. George Harrison Gets Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

    April 15, 2009 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hundreds of George Harrison's biggest fans and best friends, including Paul McCartney and Tom Petty, turned out Tuesday to see a posthumous star for the quiet Beatle unveiled during a raucous celebration on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fellow Be ...

  3. Wu-Tang Clarifies Beatles Usage, Shifts CD Date

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Wu-Tang Clan has clarified a statement posted yesterday (Oct. 2) on its MySpace.com site that claimed the group had secured the "first-ever" authorized Beatles sample for a song on its upcoming al The Wu-Tang Clan has clarified a state ...

  4. Wu-Tang Inspired By Beatles, Clinton, ODB On New Album

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Harrison's son Dhani and funk legend George Clinton are among the guests on the Wu-Tang Clan's first album in six years, "The 8 Diagrams," due Nov. 13 via Wu Music Group/Loud/SRC/Universal. Bil George Harrison's son D ...

  5. Raekwon Raps: Ice Water, Wu-Tang, 'Cuban Linx'

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the unveiling of his proteges Ice Water, Wu-Tang Clan and solo albums on the horizon, and a run on the Rock the Bells tour, Raekwon can make a case for being the hardest-working man in hip-hop th With the unveiling of his proteges Ice Water, Wu ...

  6. Beatles Musical Set To Open In Las Vegas

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the desert gambling city of Las Vegas, the Canadian acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil today (June 30) opens its "Love" celebration of the musical legacy of the Beatles, marking the band's first agr In the desert gambling city of La ...

  7. Holland Returns With More Big-Name Friends

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show host Jools Holland is prepping a second star-studded album of guests fronting his band. Due May 27 via Rhino, "Small World Big Band Volume Two: More Friends Former Squeeze keyboardist-turned-talk show ...

  8. Brainwashed

    November 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With Brainwashed—the album on which 1992 Billboard Century Award honoree George Harrison was working at the time of his death almost one year ago—the Beatles' other songwriter has left u With Brainwashed—the album on which 1992 Billboard Centur ...

  9. McCartney, Starr Lead Harrison Tribute Concert

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will make a rare appearance together as part of a London concert commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of Beatles guitarist George Harrison. The event, set Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will make a rare ...

  10. Rock Vets To Celebrate Harrison's 60th

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In addition to a posthumous studio album from Beatles guitarist George Harrison, the coming months will bring a Harrison/Beatles tribute album under the moniker "Songs From the Material World." Accord In addition to a posthumous studio alb ...

  11. Final George Harrison Album Due In November

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The studio album former Beatles guitarist George Harrison was working on prior to his death last November will be released this fall. "Brainwashed," produced by Harrison and his son Dhani in tandem wi The studio album former Beatles guitar ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Harrison, Ramones, Gaye, Arnold

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on George Harrison, Ramones, Marvin Gaye, Eddy Arnold The U.K. city of Liverpool is planning a tribute concert this month for Beatles great George Harrison, who died of cancer on Nov. 29 at age 58. Organizers, who include Liverpool City Council ...

  13. Final Harrison Cut Due For North American Release

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jools Holland's new 22-track big-band disc, "Jools Holland's Big Band Rhythm & Blues," will see release in the North America on Jan. 8 via Rhino. The album, which contains the last song George Har Jools Holland's new 22- ...

  14. Vigil For Harrison's Ashes Ends

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hare Krishnas, paparazzi, and fans gave up their wait for the ashes of former Beatle George Harrison to be scattered in the holy Ganges River, as Hindu officials said today (Dec. 11) that Harrison's f Hare Krishnas, paparazzi, and fans gave up ...

  15. Harrison's Ashes To Be Scattered In India

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 George Harrison's long, intensely intimate relationship with Indian mysticism, music and Hinduism sent his wife and son on a pilgrimage to the holy Ganges River, where religious authorities said the f George Harrison's long, intensely inti ...

  16. George Harrison Dies At 58

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock 'n' roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band's timeless magic, has died. He was 58. Harrison died George Harrison, the Beatles& ...

  17. All-Star Album Features New Harrison Track

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 George Harrison's first composition and recording since beginning his much-publicized battle with cancer will be featured on "Small World Big Band," the new album by British musician and broadcaster J George Harrison's first comp ...