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Wes Anderson Starts Filming New Isle Of Dogs Animated Movie

Wes Anderson has started filming the 'Isle of Dogs'.The 47-year-old director - who has previously helmed the 2009 animation 'Fantastic Mr Fox' - will team up with an A-list cast that includes Yoko Ono, Bill...

Steven Tyler To Auction Car For Charity

Steven Tyler is putting his car up for auction for charity. The 68-year-old rocker has joined forces with a team of celebrities to donate one of his cars - a 2012 Hennessey Venom GT...

John Lennon Warned About Death

John Lennon was warned he'd be ''shot on an island'' 11 years before his death.The Beatles legend was tragically gunned down by Mark Chapman on the New York island of Manhattan in 1980, but was...

Yoko Ono Demands Gun Control On Anniversary Of John Lennon's Death

The Beatles rocker was gunned down by crazed fan Mark Chapman outside his Manhattan home on 8 December 1980. He was just 40 when he died. Yoko, 83, who married...

John Lennon Fans Offered Two Events To Remember Slain Beatles Star In Los Angeles

The Lennon Report, a docu-drama chronicling the day Lennon died in New York, will premiere at The Crest theatre hours after the late Brit is saluted as part of a tribute and memorial...

John Lennon Sgt. Pepper's Era Piano Up For Auction

The red-and-black John Broadwood and Sons upright piano is estimated to fetch up to $1.8 million (GBP1.4 million) when it goes under the hammer at Sotheby's A Rock & Roll Anthology: From Folk...

Liam Gallagher's Solo Lp Is 'Acoustic' And 'Lennony'

Liam Gallagher's debut solo album is a collection of acoustic tracks inspired by John Lennon.The 44-year-old rocker has given fans a taste of what to expect from his eagerly-anticipated record and one thing he was...

John Lennon Lambasts Paul Mccartney In Auction Letter Worth $20,000

A scolding letter written by John Lennon to Linda and Paul McCartney is expected to fetch upwards of $20,000 at auction in Boston, Massachusetts, though it's not clear who the seller is. The closing bid...

John Lennon's Angry Letter To Paul Mccartney Is Up For Sale

The type-written 1971 letter, which proves the two Beatles weren't always best friends, is available at an upcoming RR Auction in Boston, Massachusetts. In it, Lennon bashes MCCartney and his then-wife Linda...

John Lennon's Mbe Letter To Queen Valued At $73,500

The correspondence was recently discovered in a record collection stored in the anonymous owner's attic. It is a version of a famous note Lennon wrote to the Queen in 1969 informing her...

Lady Gaga Gatecrashes Wedding Photo Shoot

The singer-actress was visiting Central Park's Strawberry Fields with a film crew on Monday afternoon, when she saw a Japanese couple posing for snaps in their wedding attire at the John Lennon memorial....

Johnny Marr Felt Like Yoko Ono

Johnny Marr has compared himself to Yoko Ono.The legendary guitarist thinks John Lennon's widow - who was widely blamed for splitting up The Beatles - is the only person to have reached the level of...

John Lennon's Life Gets Comic Book Treatment

The work, titled Lennon, will follow the Liverpool-born musician's life story from childhood to worldwide fame with The Beatles. It will also explore his solo career and marriage to artist Yoko Ono.IDW Publishing unveiled the...

Shakira & Katy Perry Join Imagine Project And Sing John Lennon's Peace Anthem

The late Beatles star's widow Yoko Ono gave bosses at the global charity the rights to revamp his hit for the Unicef Imagine project, which was launched on International Children's Day in 2014....

Donovan To Headline John Lennon Tribute Concert

The Mellow Yellow hitmaker will take to the stage at Symphony Space in New York City to perform an extended set dedicated to the late Beatle which will include covers of his hits and...

The Beatles Were 'Threatened' By Yoko Ono

The Beatles felt ''threatened'' by Yoko Ono, according to Sir Paul McCartney. The 74-year-old singer songwriter has admitted he shares a ''good'' friendship with the widow of the late band mate John Lennon, although he...

The Beatles Used To Feel 'Threatened' By Yoko Ono

Sir Paul McCartney has admitted The Beatles felt ''threatened'' by Yoko Ono.The 74-year-old rocker has a ''good'' friendship with the late John Lennon's widow now, but in early days when she used to come into...

Sir Paul Mccartney: John Lennon Is 'Irreplaceable'

Sir Paul McCartney's friendship with John Lennon is ''irreplaceable''.The Beatles star doesn't think he will ever get on so well with another collaborator again as he did with the late musician.He said: ''I don't think...

Paul Mccartney: 'The Beatles Felt Threatened By Yoko Ono'

Yoko has often been blamed for breaking up the Fab Four, but the bandmates have always played down the gossip, insisting they were destined to split. Now, in a candid interview with...

Ringo Starr: Beatles Would've Toured Today

Ringo Starr insists The Beatles would have ''got over [their] difficulties'' and be touring again if they were still together today.The drummer in the legendary group - who went their separate ways during the final...

John Lennon Car To Fetch Up To £265,000 At Auction

John Lennon's classic car is set to fetch up to £265,000 at auction. The late Beatles legend's 1956 Austin Princess, which he bought in 1971 and was used in the film 'Imagine', which is based...

John Lennon's Classic Imagine Car Up For Auction

The classic car, which the former Beatles star bought in 1971 and used in his Imagine video, was donated to the Austin Rock & Roll Car Museum in Texas in 2008 by then-owner...

Unreleased David Bowie Album Set To Go On Sale

The record, an experimental soul and funk album titled The Gouster will appear later this year (16) in a box set compilation of his works from 1974 to 1976 called Who Can I...

Keith Richards Dismisses The Beatles As A Live Band

Keith Richards doesn't think The Beatles were a great live band.The 72-year-old guitarist appreciates the music of The Fab Four, the 60s rock rivals of his group The Rolling Stones, but doesn't think they ever...

Yoko Ono Donates Imagine Art In Response To Dallas Shootings

Five cops were shot and killed by a sniper at a Black Live Matter protest in Texas last Thursday, and in hopes of unifying the citizens of the city, Dallas Museum of Art's...

Kasabian's Unique Album

Kasabian's next album is nothing like '48.13'.The 'Fire' hitmakers have been busy tinkering away at their sixth studio LP and frontman Tom Meighan - who is joined by guitarist Sergio Pizzorno, Chris Edwards and Ian...

John Lennon Blood Soaked Shirt Sells At Auction For Over $40,000

The white button down shirt was worn by concierge Jay Hastings as part of his uniform while he worked at The Dakota building in New York. Hastings was on duty on 8 December, 1980, when...

Sean Lennon: 'I Feel Guilty About Surpassing My Dad's Age'

The Beatles legend John was murdered in December 1980 outside New York's Dakota Building, where he and Sean's mother Yoko Ono had an apartment He died two months after he had...

Corinne Bailey Rae: 'Yoko Ono Helped Me After Husband's Death'

The Put Your Records On hitmaker was left heartbroken after her first husband, Jason Rae, died in 2008 of an accidental overdose of methadone and alcohol. The 37-year-old British singer took a hiatus...

Hey Jude Makes History In China

The Paul MCCartney/John Lennon song will feature in Yesterday Once More, a new movie from director Yao Tingting. Film bosses at Beijing Enlight Media reportedly paid a six-figure sum to score the...

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