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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...

Yoko Ono Backs Non-violence Project With Artwork

Yoko Ono has thrown her support behind the Non-Violence Project and unveiled her interpretation of the organisation's iconic knotted gun symbol in memory of her late husband, John Lennon.The Non-Violence Project's signature logo, a gun...

Lady Gaga: 'I'm Like Perfectionist Lennon'

Pop singer Lady Gaga has likened herself to Beatles legend John Lennon - because she too is "perpetually unhappy" with her finished products.The Bad Romance hitmaker admits she struggles with such strong bouts of perfectionism...

John Lennon's Lyrics To Be Auctioned

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to the Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' are set to make £122,000 at auction. The lyric sheet features the song's third verse and the opening lines of 'She's...

John Lennon's Lucy Lyrics Up For Auction

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to classic Beatles tune Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds are to be auctioned off in Los Angeles next month (May11).Bosses at auction house Profiles in History expect the Fab Four...

Yoko Ono Rocks For Japan In New York

Yoko Ono played a special charity gig in New York on Sunday (27th March 2011) to raise money for the Japanese disaster relief fund.Yoko Ono, the Japanese-born artist and singer, headlined a disaster relief benefit...

John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Ono Wedding Anniversary

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again - to celebrate the former Beatles star's marriage to Yoko Ono.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by...

Yellow Submarine Goes In The Tank With Mars Needs Moms

The sinking of Robert Zemeckis's Mars Needs Moms has apparently sunk plans for another Zemickis motion-capture feature, the Beatles' Yellow Submarine. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the project has been canceled by Disney after the...

Yoko Ono's Dance Success Guilt

Yoko Ono feels "guilty" about being a dance star.The 78-year-old musician - widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has just scored her sixth consecutive number one track in the US dance charts with 'Move...

Taylor Momsen Wants Noel Gallagher Collaboration

Taylor Momsen wants to write music with Noel Gallagher. The 'Pretty Reckless'singer is a huge fan of Noel's former band Oasis and revealed while she would love to perform with the British group she would...

Elton Still Recalls Tragic Day Lennon Died

ELTON JOHN is still haunted by the day JOHN LENNON was shot and killed - he was detained at a Melbourne, Australia airport and given the sad news.The rocker and Lennon had been close friends...

Lennon Letters To Be Published

JOHN LENNON's letters are to be published after his widow YOKO ONO agreed to hand them over to a British book company for a reported $500,000-plus (£333,300).Publishers at Orion Books in London now own the...

Tourist Arrested At Lennon Building

A Korean man has been arrested after he entered the New York building where late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON once lived and rode the elevator with his widow YOKO ONO.Police detained the tourist, who is...

Gaz Coombes Thinks Noel Will Be More Experimental Than Liam

Gaz Coombes reckons Noel Gallagher's solo album will be more challenging than Beady Eye. The former Supergrass frontman is looking forward to albums from the ex-Oasis guitarist and his singer brother - who now fronts...

Landlord Sues Over Lennon Suit Auction

A New York City landlord has sued bosses of a gallery which auctioned an outfit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album earlier this month (Jan11).The late legend...

Lennon's First Ferrari To Be Sold

JOHN LENNON's 1965 Ferrari is set to fetch upwards of $150,000 (£100,000) when it goes under the hammer at an upcoming Paris, France auction.The tragic Beatles star reportedly bought the sportscar shortly after passing his...

Brad Pitt In Talks To Play John Lennon?

Brad Pitt is in talks to play John Lennon in a new movie biopic. The 47-year-old actor is believed to have met with Yoko Ono, the widow of the late Beatle, to discuss playing the...

Lennon's Abbey Road Suit Sells For $46,000

An outfit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of THE BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album has sold for a massive $46,000 (£30,667).The late musician was seen wearing the white suit in the iconic photograph,...

Liam Gallagher Inspired By Harrison

Liam Gallagher's style icon is George Harrison.The Beady Eye singer has his own fashion label Pretty Green and although he is famously obsessed with John Lennon, he claims The Fab Four's guitarist is a bigger...

Lennon's Peace Tower Lights Up Iceland

JOHN LENNON's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the sky in Iceland.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik launched on Thursday (30Dec10) to belatedly mark the 30th anniversary of the late Beatle's death....

Axl Rose Tops Greatest Frontman Poll

Axl Rose has been voted the greatest lead singer of all time.The Guns N' Roses frontman topped the survey carried out by website Musicradar.com, beating off competition from the likes of late Queen star Freddie...

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