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Julian Lennon Releasing New Solo Album

Julian Lennon is releasing his first solo album since 1998, 'Everything Changes'. The son of Beatles musician John Lennon had mainly been concentrating on philanthropic work and his photography career over the last decade, but...

John Scheinfeld To Direct First Elvis Feature Film

John Scheinfeld, the man behind documentaries about John Lennon and Harry Nilsson, is to direct a new film about Elvis Presley's life based on the memoirs penned by The King's former bodyguard Sonny West.Scheinfeld will...

John Lennon Letters To Be Published For The First Time

More than 250 letters and cards handwritten by late Beatles legend John Lennon are to be published for the first time.Author Hunter Davies, who wrote the only official biography of The Beatles in the 1960s,...

John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Norway

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower will be lit up in Iceland later this month (Aug11) in honour of the victims of the recent Norway massacre.The country was plunged into mourning last month (Jul11) when right-wing...

The Beatles Support Music Matters Campaign

The Beatles are supporting the Music Matters campaign to combat illegal downloading. The legendary pop group's estate has approved the use of the band's music in a special animated film which promotes downloading from legal...

John Lennon's Hat And Glasses Up For Auction

A cowboy hat and a pair of sunglasses once owned by Beatles legend John Lennon are to go under the hammer at auction.The singer donned the black hat on the Fab Four's 1965 tour of...

Aaron Johnson To Be A Father For Second Time

Aaron Johnson is to become a father for the second time.The 'Kick-Ass' actor and 44-year-old fiancee Sam-Taylor Wood - who have 12-month-daughter Wylda Rae - are now expecting another child, representatives for the couple have...

Yoko Ono To Receive Japanese Art Prize

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to receive the Hiroshima Art Prize for her efforts in spreading world peace.The 78 year old will pick up the accolade next summer (12) at a special ceremony in...

Ono 'Threatens To Sue Over Lennon Pub'

Yoko Ono has allegedly threatened legal action against the owner of a bar dedicated to her late husband John Lennon.Mike Craig spent thousands on memorabilia for his Beatles-themed venue, Lennon's Bar, in Dundee, Scotland, and...

Liam Gallagher Blasts 'Scary' Muse

Liam Gallagher says Muse frontman Matt Bellamy's voice "scares" him.The Beady Eye star isn't a fan of the 'Resistance' rockers and in particular Matt's unique, high-pitched voice.Liam - who was formerly the lead singer of...

New Documentary Unveils Political Truths About 'Republican' John Lennon

John Lennon was a closet Republican, who felt a little embarrassed by his former radicalism, at the time of his death - according to the tragic Beatles star's last personal assistant.Fred Seaman worked alongside the...

Denny Laine: 'Mccartney Swore He'd Never Fall Out With Anyone After Lennon's Death'

Former Wings star Denny Laine has given Beatles fans an insight into Paul Mccartney's reaction to John Lennon's death in a new documentary, revealing his bandmate was "gutted" and in need of musical therapy.Little is...

Art Garfunkel Gave John Lennon Reunion Advice

John Lennon once turned to Art Garfunkel for advice about a possible Beatles reunion in the mid-1970s.Garfunkel had set aside his ongoing feud with Paul Simon for a series of reunion concerts and Lennon wanted...

John Lennon Album Sells For 23k

An album signed by John Lennon hours before he was shot dead has fetched £23,750 at auction. The record - an edition of the former Beatles singer's 'Double Fantasy' album, signed in December 1980 shortly...

Paul Mccartney Reflects On Beatles Breakup

Paul McCartney "hadn't thought of the implications" when he effectively announced the end of The Beatles. The 'Heavy Roller' singer is credited as being the one who broke the news of the legendary British group's...

Paul Mccartney: 'John Lennon And I Considered Reunion For Saturday Night Live'

John Lennon and Paul Mccartney almost reunited on U.S. TV in the mid-1970s - for a bargain $1,500 (£940).MCCartney reveals he was visiting his former Beatles bandmate in New York when Lennon suggested they should...

Jon Voight Snubbed By John Lennon

Movie star Jon Voight is still sore about the day John Lennon snubbed a dinner meeting with him - because he never got another chance to meet the Beatle.The actor had become an overnight success...

John Lennon's Ex: 'Ringo Was My Favourite Beatle'

John Lennon's ex-girlfriend May Pang is set to stun fans in a new documentary by revealing her former lover wasn't her favourite Beatle.In Seth Swirsky's new movie Beatles Stories, Pang, who romanced Lennon in the...

Sir Paul Mccartney And Ono Celebrate Beatles Show Anniversary

Sir Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono hit Las Vegas on Wednesday (08Jun11) to celebrate Cirque du Soleil's hit Beatles show.George Harrison's widow Olivia and rocker son Dhani also showed up for the...

Keith Moon Partied Too Hard For Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper used to hide from Keith Moon because he couldn't handle how hard he partied.The 'School's Out' rocker used to be a member of a drinking club called the Hollywood Vampires, which saw him...

Al Pacino In Talks To Play Musician In John Lennon Letter Film

Al Pacino is in talks to play a washed-up musician who receives a lost letter from John Lennon in Cars screenwriter Dan Fogelman's directorial debut.In the film, a father decides to reconcile with his estranged...

The Beatles Assistant: 'Lazy Lennon Was Always Sleeping'

The Beatles' longtime assistant Tony Bramwell is convinced the Fab Four would not have recorded as many classics in their later years had it not been for Paul Mccartney - because John Lennon was too...

Comedy Duo Couldn't Understand Lennon Backstage At Ed Sullivan Show

The comedy duo which appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show when The Beatles made their iconic U.S. TV debut couldn't understand a word John Lennon said when he met them backstage.Mitzy MCCall and Charlie Brill...

Robbie Williams Having 'Most Fun Ever' With Take That

Robbie Williams had the "most fun" he has "ever had" performing with Take That again. The singer returned to the complete the original line up of the group last year, and their live return came...

The Beatles Nearly Drafted

The Beatles would never have formed if they hadn't narrowly escaped being drafted into the army. The band's Sir Paul McCartney said the group - which originally came together in 1960 - were lucky to...

The Beatles Entourage Set To Reunite For Cirque Du Soleil Anniversary

A few members and associates of the Beatles are set to get together in Las Vegas on 8 June to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Cirque Du Soleil's 'Love', the music-driven circus show from THE...

Ono Auctions Trip To Strawberry Fields

Yoko Ono is giving one lucky fan the chance to accompany her on a walk through Strawberry Fields, the section of New York's Central Park named in honour of her late husband John Lennon.The landscaped...

Steven Tyler Buries The Hatchet With Perry

Steven Tyler has made up with his Aerosmith bandmate Joe Perry so they can reform for the final of 'American Idol'.The 63-year-old rock star - who sits on the judging panel of the talent show...

Steven Tyler Wants 'Enthusiastic' Aerosmith Return

Steven Tyler hopes his autobiography will "jump start" Aerosmith into performing together again.Although the singer admits he has a complicated relationship with Joe Perry and the other members of Aerosmith including Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton...

John Lennon's Studio Equipment To Be Auctioned Off

Recording equipment John Lennon used while working on his peace anthem Imagine is to be auctioned off online.Microphones and tape recorders from Lennon's Ascot Sound Studios are among the items that will be sold off...

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