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Lennon's 70th Birthday Marked With Hometown Monument

A monument in memory of JOHN LENNON was unveiled in his native Liverpool, England on Saturday (09Oct10) to mark what would have been the BEATLES legend's 70th birthday.The singer's first wife Cynthia and their son...

Glee Cast Top The Beatles On Hot 100 Chart

The cast of GLEE is set to pass the BEATLES' bag of Billboard Hot 100 chart hits thanks to another six new entries on the countdown, which will be announced on Thursday (07Oct10).The cast's Britney...

John Lennon Gets Birthday Tributes

John Lennon, the legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of The Beatles, would have celebrated his 70th birthday on Saturday 6th October 2010. Lennon was shot and killed outside his apartment building in New York in...

Quarrymen To Play Lennon Birthday Gig

The three surviving members of JOHN LENNON's first band THE QUARRYMEN are to play a special charity concert just yards from the late BEATLE's former home in New York to mark his 70th birthday.Lennon would...

Gaga Duets With Ono

LADY GAGA took to the stage with YOKO ONO on Saturday night (02Oct10) to duet at a tribute concert for late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON.Lennon's widow organised three nights of shows in Los Angeles over...

Starr's Former Home Vandalised

RINGO STARR's former home has been targeted by vandals who have ripped off parts of the brickwork as mementos of the BEATLES legend.Fans of the Fab Four were left fuming earlier this year (10) when...

Tony Curtis Dies Aged 85

TONY CURTIS, the American actor and star of 'Some Like It Hot', has died aged 85, reports Entertainment Tonight. Curtis starred in over 140 Hollywood movies throughout his career, and was nominated for an Oscar...

Jerry Lee Lewis Gives Uncomfortable Birthday Interview

JERRY LEE LEWIS is celebrating his 75th birthday today (29th September 2010), despite giving an uncomfortable Q&A session at Los Angeles' Grammy Museum on Tuesday. CNN report that the legendary singer-songwriter "sat at a piano...

Mccartney Signs Digital Deal To Preserve Beatles Work

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has signed a deal with computer giant Hewlett-Packard to preserve BEATLES music and memorabilia in digital form.The singer's library of tracks, as well as artwork, films and videos, will by digitised on...

Lennon Sign Calmed Director Taylor-wood

JOHN LENNON gave NOWHERE BOY director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD a pep talk from beyond the grave when she started struggling with the story of the late BEATLE's life.The new mum admits she broke down on the...

Lennon's Murder Targeted Taylor And Carson Too

JOHN LENNON's killer had DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR and beloved U.S. TV host JOHNNY CARSON in his sights before deciding it would be easier to murder the former BEATLES star instead.Mark David Chapman, who shot Lennon...

Beatles Friend Opens The Lid On Fab Four Photo Collection

A treasure trove of unseen BEATLES and ROLLING STONES snaps and letters have been unearthed in a California woman's bedroom.Patti Daley befriended the stars of the 1960s British invasion and collected the rock 'n' roll...

Star-studded Tribute Concert For Lennon

CYNDI LAUPER and PATTI SMITH have signed up to headline a tribute concert in honour of BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four star, who was gunned down outside his home in New York City in...

Mccartney's Son To Release Debut Album

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's son JAMES is planning to release his first album, which was recorded at the studio made famous by the BEATLES.The rock offspring toured Britain earlier this year (10) to perform tracks influenced...

Beatles Nightclub Hit By Blaze

A British nightclub where THE BEATLES played one of their first gigs with the full Fab Four line-up has partially collapsed after it was hit by a blaze.Drummer Ringo Starr sat in on one of...

Mccartney's Fired Rep Turned Down Lucrative Book Deal

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's secrets are safe with his ex-publicist GEOFF BAKER - the former representative insists he turned down a $225,000 (£150,000) deal to write a tell-all book about the BEATLES legend.Baker worked with the...

Hamburg Film Festival Plans Beatles Tribute

Film festival bosses in Hamburg, Germany will mark JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday next month (9Oct10) with a special movie tribute to the BEATLES, 50 years after the band first performed in the country.The Fab Four...

Ono Eyeing Grant For Lennon Educational Bus

YOKO ONO is urging JOHN LENNON fans to celebrate the late BEATLES star's 70th birthday by voting for his Educational Tour Bus to win a $250,000 (£156,250) charity grant.The mobile recording and multimedia studio enables...

Lennon's Lavatory Sells For $14,000

A toilet which once belonged to late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON has sold for over $14,000 (£9,300) at an auction on Saturday (28Aug10).The blue and white porcelain bowl was once installed at Tittenhurst Park, Lennon's...

Geldof's Grim Beatles Memory

BOB GELDOF feels squeamish every time he remembers THE BEATLES - because he witnessed screaming girls soiling themselves in excitement at seeing the Fab Four.The former Boomtown Rats singer saw the legendary band in concert...

Stevie Nicks Attacks The Internet

Stevie Nicks believes the internet is a bad thing.The Fleetwood Mac singer thinks the web is ruining people's social skills and is destroying rock music which she loves.She said: "The internet has destroyed rock. Children...

Lennon's Toilet Up For Sale

A lavatory from the home of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON is to go on sale at an auction of Fab Four memorabilia later this month (Aug10).The porcelain toilet bowl was installed at Tittenhurst Park,...

Chelsea Handling The Vmas

Chelsea Handler will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards.The comedienne - who fronts talk show 'Chelsea Lately' - follows in the footsteps of Jack Black, Chris Rock and Russell Brand in hosting the US...

Chelsea Handler Hosting Vmas

Chelsea Handler will host this year's MTV Video Music Awards.The comedienne - who fronts talk show 'Chelsea Lately' - follows in the footsteps of Jack Black, Chris Rock and Russell Brand in hosting the US...

Starr's Home Facing Demolition

BEATLES fans are fuming over plans to demolish the house in Liverpool, England where RINGO STARR was born.The drummer was welcomed into the world on 7 July 1940 in a house on Madryn Street in...

Lennon Letter Reaches Singer 34 Years Later

A British folk singer was stunned to find BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON had written him a private letter advising him on how to handle success - because he only found out about the note after...

Beatles Piano Pulled From Auction

A piano used by the BEATLES at the famed Abbey Road Studios has been withdrawn from an auction.The coffee-stained instrument, which the Fab Four used to record several tracks, was slated to go under the...

Ono Lashes Out At Lennon Press Conference

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO launched into a vicious rant during a press conference after a reporter asked why she's still living in the apartment block where the BEATLES legend was murdered.The singer/artist held a...

Mgmt Want Mccartney Collaboration

New York rockers MGMT are urging BEATLES legend PAUL MCCARTNEY to get in touch - after he namechecked them as the band he'd most like to collaborate with.MCCartney admitted last year (09) that he would...

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