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Last Updated: Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 16:54 GMT 17:54 UK
Elvis and Beatles fans settle row
Elvis in undated pic
Mr Shaw will shortly be launching an Elvis karaoke bus business
A legal battle between an Elvis Presley fan and a Beatles fan has been settled out of court.

Elvis fan Sid Shaw claimed Harold Cohen breached the terms of an agreement to convert the basement of Elvisly Yours, in Baker Street, central London.

He wanted Mr Cohen to vacate the room, which they shared, so he could use it.

In August a Central London County court judge ruled against Mr Shaw. The case was due for trial on Tuesday but has now been settled out of court.

'Confidential settlement'

Mr Shaw claimed that Mr Cohen, who runs the Beatles museum next door, had broken the terms of an agreement granting him only temporary use of the space.

He wanted Mr Cohen to vacate the basement so he could use it to launch an Elvis karaoke bus business.

Last month Mr Cohen left the basement, which he used as an exhibition space, after finding a suitable premises on the opposite side of the road.

Mr Shaw, who wore his blue suede shoes to court, said he would shortly be launching his karaoke bus tours.

He said: "The judge urged both sides to put our heads together out of court. The terms of the settlement are confidential but perhaps Mr Cohen is all shook up.

"Hopefully now he'll let it be."


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