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Chapman Tapes To Air On Tv

Recordings of JOHN LENNON's killer describing the late BEATLE's horrific 8 December 1980 assassination are to be aired on television in Britain and America. The tapes, recorded in the early 1990s by a journalist...

Chapman: 'Nothing Could Have Stopped Me Assassinating Lennon'

JOHN LENNON's assassin MARK DAVID CHAPMAN insists "nothing could have stopped" him murdering the former BEATLE. Chapman gunned Lennon down outside the Dakota Building in New York City in 1980, and claims his mission...

Lennon's School Book Under The Hammer

A school book in which JOHN LENNON wrote and illustrated poems will be auctioned in London next month (15DEC05). The former BEATLE used the exercise book when he was 12, during his first year...

Ono Praises Sweet Gallagher

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO thinks OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER's devotion to her late husband's legacy is "sweet". Ono, who was married to THE BEATLES legend for 11 years before he was assassinated in...

Apple Denied Access To Lennon's Digital Back Catalogue

JOHN LENNON's digital back catalogue will not be made available to iTunes users due to a legal wrangle between THE BEATLES' management company Apple Corps and technology giant Apple. Apple Corps contends that Apple's...

Ashcroft Draws On Beatles For Inspiration

Former THE VERVE frontman RICHARD ASHCROFT is drawing on the music of THE BEATLES while recording his new album in a bid to reestablish his place in the music industry. The DRUGS DON'T WORK...

Aniston Regrets Intense Meeting With Mccartney

JENNIFER ANISTON cursed her hero SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's timing when the former BEATLE visited her on the set of new thriller DERAILED. The former FRIENDS star was shooting one of the movie's most dangerous...

Lennon Back Catalogue For Download

JOHN LENNON's entire back catalogue of solo songs will be available for download by 6 December (05) - two days before the 25th anniversary of his death. The former BEATLE's posthumous greatest hits album...

Ono Says Sorry

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has publicly apologised to her late husband's BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY - for criticising his songwriting skills. Ono caused controversy recently when she accepted an award on...

Beach Boy Love Sues Wilson

Former BEACH BOYS frontman MIKE LOVE is suing his ex-bandmate BRIAN WILSON, over the star's 2004 release of the famously-unfinished SMILE album. Love filed suit in Los Angeles Federal Court this week (ends04NOV05), alleging...

Waxwork Beatles Sell At Auction

Waxwork heads of THE BEATLES from the cover of their classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND sold for $146,700 (GBP81,500) at auction yesterday (27OCT05). The busts of JOHN LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO...

Fan Proposes At Macca Concert

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY stopped a concert in Detroit, Michigan, last week (ends23OCT05), so a concert-goer could propose to his girlfriend. BEN OKULY, 26, held a sign up from the crowd reading "Can...

Mccartney's Manager Nightmares

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY knew it was time to sack BEATLES manager ALLEN KLEIN when he began having malevolent dreams about him. The singer's relationship with Klein deteriorated towards the end of the band's reign,...

Mccartney's Sixty-four Dilemma

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's children have begged him to go into hiding when he turns 64 next year (06), so he can avoid the cringe-worthy media references to THE BEATLES hit WHEN I'M SIXTY-FOUR. But...

Parker's Son Insists On Beatles-inspired Attire

SARAH JESSICA PARKER and MATTHEW BRODERICK's three-year-old son JAMES has become such a huge fan of THE BEATLES, he insists on the whole family dressing like the British legends. Parker, who served as a...

Harrison's Wife Knows She Will Meet Him Again

GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA knows she will meet the late BEATLE again. The WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS icon died in 2001 following a four-year battle with throat cancer, and Olivia has taken comfort...

The Beatles Are Icons Of The Century

THE BEATLES have topped a poll as the greatest entertainment icons of the past 100 years. The ever-popular Fab Four beat off competition from ELVIS PRESLEY, screen goddess MARILYN MONROE and jazz hero LOUIS...

Starr: 'Don't Campaign To Save My Birthplace'

Former THE BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR has urged fans not to bother campaigning to save his birthplace, because he feels little emotional attachment to the house. The home in the Toxteth district of Liverpool,...

Monaghan: 'I Believe In Beatles'

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star DOMINIC MONAGHAN has taken his admiration of THE BEATLES to spiritual levels, by basing his way of life on the British band's "teachings". The German-born actor admits he...

Ono Slams Mills Mccartney Criticism

YOKO ONO has dismissed media criticism of SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's marriage to former model HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY, because she knows the former BEATLE has chosen the right woman for him. Ono, who was famously...

Mccartney: 'Lennon's Songs Born Out Of Unhappy Past'

Late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON's talent for songwriting was a result of profound heart-ache, according to bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. McCartney admits he has often attempted to write emotionally charged lyrics for songs, but...

Mccartney Said No To Dylan's Songs

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY turned down the chance to buy the publishing rights to BOB DYLAN's songs because he didn't want the folk superstar calling him up to complain when he sold them. McCartney, whose...

Superfan Finds Beatles' Lost Shots

Lost photographs of THE BEATLES, tracked down and collected by superfan MARK HAYWARD, are being released in a new book. Hayward spent years purchasing the photographs and their copyrights for the new book, THE...

Stardust Locks His $1.8 Million Guitar Away

British rocker ALVIN STARDUST has been forced to place his favourite guitar in a bank vault because it's worth an estimated $1.8 million (GBP1 million). The 1970s hitmaker - famous for his gloved, all-black...

Oasis Triumph At Q Awards

British rockers OASIS have triumphed at the Q Awards today (10OCT05), winning Best Album for DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, and the People's Choice Award - but longstanding rivals COLDPLAY have taken home the top prize:...

Presley's Wife To Sue Over Affair Claims

ELVIS PRESLEY's widow PRISCILLA is reportedly considering legal action over claims she had an affair with acclaimed photographer TERRY O'NEILL. New audio book WHEN THE BEATLES MET ELVIS, by British journalist CHRIS HUTCHINS, alleges...

Gallagher: 'I Have No Time For Lennon's Campaigning'

OASIS singer LIAM GALLAGHER finds it difficult to appreciate the late JOHN LENNON's humanitarian efforts, despite the fact he has always loved the BEATLE's music. Gallagher, who named his son LENNON in honour of...

Mill Mccartney: 'I Won't Be A Kept Woman'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's attempts to turn his wife HEATHER into a lady of leisure are proving increasingly futile - because she refuses to be a kept woman. Former model Heather loves her independence, but...

Cynthia's Dinner Invitation To Cheating Lennon And Ono

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA was so shocked when she caught her husband cheating on her with YOKO ONO, she invited the lovers out to dinner. The late BEATLE's teenage sweetheart, who became his...

Lennon's Stamp Collection On Display

JOHN LENNON's stamp album has been put on display at Washington DC's Smithsonian National Postal Museum - and curators insist the find shows the late BEATLE was a fanatical collector. Officials at the museum...

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