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Yoko Ono Opens London Art Exhibit

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has launched her first art show in London in a decade.To The Light features a collection of contemporary installations, performance videos and conceptual paintings the singer/artist has produced throughout her...

That'll Be The Day: Paul Mccartney Turns 70-Years-old

Happy Birthday to Sir Paul Mccartney, 50 per cent of the surviving half of The Beatles and legendary songwriter in his own right too. Many would argue that whilst it was John Lennon who perhaps...

Yoko Ono Dismissed Sam Taylor-wood's Lennon Movie Plans

Yoko Ono was initially sceptical about Sam Taylor-wood's plans to depict her late husband John Lennon in Nowhere Boy and was "flabbergasted" the director made such a "beautiful" biopic.The former artist contacted Ono while she...

Robin Gibb's Funeral To Be Held Next Week

Robin Gibb's funeral will take place next week. The Bee Gees star will be laid to rest on June 8, after losing his battle against liver and colon on May 20 aged 62.Family and close...

Elvis' Crypt: Yours For Just $100,000!

Just when you thought that all of Elvis Presley's personal artefacts had been plundered, sold, auctioned and sold all over again, an auction house has come up trumps and is intending to sell The King...

Chris Jericho: All Music Goes Back To The Beatles

Chris Jericho thinks all modern music is influenced by The Beatles.The Fozzy frontman says that even his band's brand of heavy metal stems from the melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo...

Robin Gibb Tribute Planned For St Paul's Cathedral

Robin Gibb's family are planning a memorial service for him at St Paul's Cathedral. The late Bee Gees star's family are hoping to stage a huge tribute to the singer at the London landmark, which...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Morrissey, John Lennon & Jimi Hendrix On Ultimate Icon Shortlist

Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, Liam Gallagher and John Lennon have been shortlisted for British rock bible Nme's Ultimate Icon Award.Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, David Bowie and Kurt Cobain also make the list to...

Rare 'Abbey Road' Beatles Photograph Could Be Yours

A rare photograph of The Beatles walking the "wrong way" across the Abbey Road pedestrian crossing is going up for auction, and should fetch around 9,000 pounds. The version found on the group's 1969 album...

John Lennon's Murderer Transferred To New Prison

John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman has been transferred to a new prison after spending 31 years in a maximum security facility in Attica, New York.Chapman gunned down the Beatles legend outside his Big Apple...

Julian Lennon Records With Aerosmith

John Lennon's musician son Julian is to feature on Aerosmith's next album.The British rocker was recruited by Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to contribute back-up vocals for the Walk This Way hitmakers' forthcoming release. Lennon has...

Paul Mccartney To Finish George Harrison Song?

Sir Paul McCartney may finish a recording by George Harrison.The Beatles legends could be reunited on a song almost 12 years after George's death from cancer in 2001, as his widow, Olivia, has launched a...

John Sinclair To Stage Gig For Freedom Rally Anniversary

Veteran poet and activist John Sinclair is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his famed Freedom Rally with a special event in London in memory of John Lennon.The protest, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, brought together...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

The Voice Recap: Adam And Cee-lo Send Two Home

On last night's episode of The Voice in the U.S., Cee-lo Green and Adam Levine both had to pick one of their own team members to eliminate (April 23, 2012). The public vote, meanwhile, will...

Guitar Pioneer Bert Weedon Dies

Pioneering guitarist Bert Weedon, who was credited as a major influence on a generation of rockers including John Lennon, Eric Clapton, and Brian May, has died at the age of 91.Weedon was the first British...

Mel Gibson On John Lennon Accusations: I'm A Huge Beatles Fan

Mel Gibson has vehemently denied allegations that he celebrated the death of John Lennon and claims screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is completely in the wrong for alleging he made anti-Semitic remarks during their time working together...

Mel Gibson Denies Saying John Lennon "Deserved To Be Shot"

Mel Gibson has hit back at screenwriter Joe Eszterhas, who claimed the Oscar-winning actor said John Lennon "deserved to be shot". In a nine-page letter to TheWrap.com, the writer blasts Gibson for his anti-Semitic comments...

Mel Gibson Said John Lennon Deserved To Be Shot?

Joe Eszter has claimed Mel Gibson is ''glad'' John Lennon is dead.According to a letter by the screenwriter obtained by The Wrap, it alleges Mel was happy when the Beatles legend was shot and killed...

Julian Lennon Worried About Repeating John's 'Mistakes'

Julian Lennon doesn't want to repeat the ''mistakes'' his father John Lennon did. The 49-year-old singer was the result of the late Beatles legend's first marriage to Cynthia Powell, and he admits he always delayed...

Ringo Starr's Sickening Stage Fright

Ringo Starr gets such bad stage fright he is often sick before performances.The Beatles legend says despite being a star for over 50 years he still suffers from nerves and is scared about getting on...

Julian Lennon Despises Biopics About Dad

Julian Lennon refuses to watch biopics about his father John Lennon because inaccuracies about The Beatles legend infuriate him.Singer Julian, John's son with his first wife Cynthia, has no interest in watching biographical films about...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

Mccartney, Lennon & Harrison Kids Consider Supergroup

The sons of Beatles stars Paul Mccartney, George Harrison and John Lennon are planning to team up to form a new supergroup.MCCartney's son James has revealed he has had conversations with Sean Lennon and Dhani...

The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

Sir Peter Blake Recreates Classic Beatles Cover On 80th Birthday

Sir Peter Blake has recreated The Beatles' classic 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album cover. The English pop artist chose a number of British cultural icons for the redesigned artwork to mark his 80th...

Ono Dismisses Lennon Bulimia Claims

Yoko Ono has dismissed reports her late husband John Lennon suffered from an eating disorder.Author Debra Sharon Davis alleges in her book BackStage Pass Vip that Lennon had issues with food and would make himself...

Paul Mccartney, John Lennon's Childhood Homes Made Listed Buildings

Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's childhood homes have been listed as Grade II buildings by the English Heritage, according to Bbc News. Both houses are of course in the North Western city of Liverpool, with...

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