BEATLE NEWS - yeah right!
Ringo will be performing his LP "Beaucoups of Blues" live with the Jordinaires at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Ringo cites this particular album as the second most influential LP of the Seventies, coming 2nd to his own "Rotogravure" album which was originally sold with a plastic spy-glass.
Paul McCartney is to make a live appearance at the Oxford Street branch of HMV records, London. Paul and his wife Heather will be dressed as frogs, and will conduct a press conference in the 2nd floor 'World Music" section of the store prompting comparisons with John Lennon's "Bagism" press conference of 1969.
"John Lennon Airport" in Liverpool is to be renamed Paul McCartney Airport after protests from the former Beatle. A press-release from McCartney states that he [Paul] has visited the area far more than the Beatles' former harmonica player.
In unrelated news, an item of lost luggage belonging to Cilla Black and thought to include a rare unrecorded track written by Lennon/McCartney, remains uncliamed to this day along with an umbrella and a packet of indegestion tablets.
Michael Schumacher, the worlds leading formula one racing driver, is changing his name to simply "Macca" as a direct tribute to Geoge Harrison's love of motorsport.
In an unrelated previous incident, George taught former racing champion Damon Hill how to play lead guitar, and he of course eventually found fame as the replacment for Mark Knopfler in Dire Straits when he died in a motobike accident at the ripe-old age.