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Paul Mccartney Honours Charleston Victims During Festival Performance

Shockwaves were sent around America on Wednesday (17Jun15) when a gunman opened fire at a weekly Bible study session at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine...

Yoko Ono Planning Return To Music

Yoko Ono is plotting a return to music.The 82-year-old artist-and-singer - the widow of the late Beatles star John Lennon - feels ready to record a new album, the first since 2013's 'Take Me to...

'Lost' John Lennon Guitar Heading To Auction Block

The late rocker is believed to have strummed on the 1962 J-160E Gibson acoustic for tracks like Love Me Do, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please, Please, Me,...

Sir Paul Mccartney Feels 'Lucky' To Have Teamed Up With Kanye West

Sir Paul McCartney feels 'lucky' to have teamed up with Kanye West.The former Beatle has confessed he was surprised when the 'Stronger' hitmaker approached him about a collaboration and felt ''flattered'' to have been asked...

Sir Paul Mccartney Flattered By Kanye West's Approach

Sir Paul McCartney feels ''lucky'' that Kanye West wanted to work with him.The 72-year-old former Beatle was surprised when the rapper contacted him to ask if he'd be interested in collaborating on some music, and...

Yoko Ono Launches Quirky Art Project At Moma

The veteran musician/artist is sharing her artwork in Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960-1971, and one of the pieces is a dedicated space in the gallery where art-lovers are asked to get close....

Yoko Ono Designs Tragedy Coffee Cups

The star has teamed up with coffee company illy to create a collection of espresso cups decorated with her handwriting. Each cup and saucer is emblazoned with the date and place of...

John Lennon's Divorce Papers Up For Sale

The five-page legal documents, detailing the couple's 1968 split surfaced earlier this year (15) - just before Cynthia died, and now the papers are set to go to the highest bidder at an...

Errol Brown Dead At 71

The Hot Chocolate frontman passed away at his home in the Bahamas on Wednesday (06May15). Brown's big break in music came in 1969, when he recorded a version of John Lennon's...

Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that the emergence of hip hop has had the biggest impact on the charts of any genre since the 1950s. The study also...

Paul Mccartney Compares Kanye West To John Lennon

The Beatles star worked with West earlier this year (15) on two songs, Only One, a homage to the Stronger hitmaker's late mother Donda, and FourFiveSeconds, a collaboration with Rihanna. MCCartney tells...

Ben E King Has Died

Ben E King has died.The R&B legend - who was best known for his hit single 'Stand By Me' which was released in 1961 - has passed away at the age of 76, his publicist...

Paul Mccartney: Kanye West Is Like John Lennon

Sir Paul McCartney found writing with Kanye West similar to working with John Lennon.The 'Hey Jude' singer spent two afternoons penning tracks with the 'All Day' rapper and the pair adopted a similar process to...

Sir Paul Mccartney Performs Beatles Song For First Time

Sir Paul McCartney treated Japanese fans to the first ever performance of The Beatles' song 'Another Girl' on Tuesday night (28.04.15). The legendary musician performed at Japan's Nippon Budokan 49 years after The Fab Four...

Alice Cooper's Lp 'Ready To Go'

Alice Cooper's new album - featuring Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Johnny Depp - is ''done, mixed and ready to go''.Titled 'Hollywood Vampires', the LP will pay tribute to the social group that the 'Poison'...

Ringo Starr Joins Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The drummer followed in the footsteps of MCCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison by becoming the last member of the band to be inducted as a solo artist at the ceremony in Cleveland,...

Ringo Starr Snubs Autobiography Offers

Ringo Starr refuses to write an autobiography because publishers are only interested in his career with The Beatles.The 74-year-old drummer has been approached to tell his story in a book on numerous occasions but has...

John Lennon's First Wife Cynthia Lennon Dies In Spain, Aged 75

John Lennon's first wife Cynthia - the first of the Beatles' wives - has died at her home in Spain after a short battle with cancer. She was 75.Cynthia Lennon died in Spain after a...

Paul Mccartney & Yoko Ono Offer Tributes To Lennon's First Wife Cynthia

Lennon died at her home in Spain with son Julian by her side. The news was posted on Julian's website in a statement, which read: "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her...

Cynthia Lennon Dies Aged 75

Cynthia Lennon has died, aged 75.The artist - who was married to The Beatles musician John Lennon from 1962 until 1968 - passed away at her home in Spain, a statement on the website of...

Artist Cynthia Lennon, Former Wife Of John Lennon Dies Aged 75

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of late Beatle John Lennon, has died aged 75 at her home in Mallorca. According to a statement released by her family, Cynthia’s only child Julian was at her beside...

John Lennon's First Wife Dies

Cynthia Lennon passed away on Wednesday (01Apr15) at her home in Spain. She was 75. A statement posted on her musician son Julian Lennon's website reads: "Cynthia Lennon passed away today at...

Ringo Starr: 'Beatles Reunion Would Have Happened If Lennon And Harrison Hadn't Died'

The rocker, who will become the final member of the group to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist next month (Apr15), admits there was often...

Liam Gallagher: Noel Is A Bit Nice

Liam Gallagher thinks his brother Noel is ''a bit nice''.The former Oasis rocker sees a lot of similarities between himself and ''twisted'' John Lennon, whereas he thinks his older sibling and ex-bandmate is more like...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Induct Ringo Starr Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Sir Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The 74-year-old Beatles drummer is the last member of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band to receive the honour, as John Lennon, George...

John Lennon Portrait To Raise Funds For Ailing Beatles Photographer

The man behind the iconic image of Lennon, 78-year-old Robert Freeman, is in poor health and his family is hoping to raise funds for his care by selling off the 1965 snap....

John Lennon's Bathrobe & George Harrison's Guitar Up For Auction

Harrison's stage-played Mastersound instrument and a guitar once owned by Eric Clapton are expected to be the big money items at the Julien's Auctions sale, but Lennon's bathrobe is also expected to fascinate...

Colts Owner Buys Lennon's Paperback Writer Guitar

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has snapped up the guitar John Lennon used to record the Beatles' Paperback Writer after the instrument failed to sell at auction last year (Nov14).Lennon's cousin David Birch pulled the...

John Lennon Hit Son Julian As A Child, Housekeeper Claimed

John Lennon hit his son Julian, his former housekeeper claimed.A statement written by The Beatles' star's former domestic worker Dorothy Jarlett about John's behaviour during his split from first wife Cynthia Powell has been unearthed...

John Lennon's Mother's Home Up For Auction

A former home of John Lennon's mother Julia is expected to fetch more than $192,000 (£120,000) at auction later this year (15).The property in Liverpool, England was lived in by Julia and her daughters Jackie...

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