Aspinall leaves $13.9M to family

Aspinall leaves $13.9M to family

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- Neil Aspinall, the late British financial wizard who ran the Beatles' business empire for decades, reportedly has left his family $13.9 million in his will.
'Fifth Beatle' Neil Aspinall dead at 66

'Fifth Beatle' Neil Aspinall dead at 66

LONDON, March 24 (UPI) -- Neil Aspinall, the British business adviser known as the "Fifth Beatle," has died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He was 66.

Man trying to sell Beatles tapes released

SLOUGH, England, July 14 (UPI) -- A British man who was caught allegedly attempting to sell stolen tapes of Beatles' recording sessions has been released due to mental impairment.

Man faces Beatles tape theft charges

LONDON, July 11 (UPI) -- A British man is facing criminal charges over his alleged role in the theft of 504 audio tapes featuring the Beatles' last recording sessions.

Beatles tunes getting digital facelift

LONDON, April 13 (UPI) -- London-based Apple Corps Ltd. is digitally re-mastering the entire Beatles catalog for online sales, it was reported Thursday.

The Web: Sue Me, Sue You, Blues

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New Beatles show, album coming to Vegas

LAS VEGAS, April 10 (UPI) -- Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are collaborating with Cirque du Soleil on a Las Vegas show and an accompanying album of "completely new" Beatles music.

Neil Aspinall (13 October 1941 – 24 March 2008) was a British music industry executive. A childhood friend of Paul McCartney and George Harrison, he went on to head The Beatles' company Apple Corps.

The Beatles employed Aspinall as their road manager and personal assistant, which included driving his old Commer van to and from shows, both day and night. After Mal Evans started work for The Beatles, Aspinall was promoted to become their personal assistant, later becoming chief executive of their company, Apple Corps.

On behalf of Apple, Aspinall was involved in notable court cases against Allen Klein, EMI and Apple Computer. He supervised the marketing of music, videos, and merchandising, as well being a director of Standby Films, which was run from his home in Twickenham, Greater London. On 10 April 2007, Aspinall left Apple Corps. Aspinall died of lung cancer in New York City in 2008.

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