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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...

Axl Rose Named Best Frontman Ever

Rocker AXL ROSE has been voted the best frontman of all time, ahead of stars including FREDDIE MERCURY and JOHN LENNON.The Guns N' Roses singer gained the most votes to take the top spot in...

Lady Gaga Scores Best Selling Album 2010

Lady Gaga's 'The Fame Monster' was the biggest selling album of 2010.The 'Telephone' singer's record - a repackaged version of her earlier disc, 'The Fame', with an additional eight tracks - sold 5.8 million copies...

Ono Donates Lennon Coin To Children's Hospital Auction

YOKO ONO has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring JOHN LENNON to an auction benefiting a children's hospital in the late BEATLES star's hometown.Ono is a patron of Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool,...

Lennon's Abbey Road Suit For Sale

The white suit worn by JOHN LENNON on the cover of the BEATLES' famous ABBEY ROAD album is up for sale.The wool-blend blazer and trousers, which Lennon is seen wearing in the 1969 record's iconic...

Ono Recreates Lennon's Anti-war Poster

YOKO ONO is recreating JOHN LENNON's famous billboard peace protest for the digital age - she's produced a downloadable version of his "War Is Over" poster in 100 different languages.The late Beatles legend hit headlines...

Bob Dylan Lyrics Sell For 422k At Auction

Original Bob Dylan lyrics have sold for $422,500.New York auction house Sotheby's had predicted the handwritten document - featuring the words but no musical notation for the legendary singer's 1964 classic 'The Times They Are...

Mccartney Honours Lennon With Moving Snl Set

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY paid tribute to his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON during an appearance on America's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - just three days after the 30th anniversary of the legend's death.The singer/songwriter was the star...

Mccartney Thankful For Renewed Lennon Friendship

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will forever be grateful he had the chance to patch up his differences with JOHN LENNON before his pal's untimely death, because he wouldn't have been able to live with the guilt...

Dion Sings Imagine For Lennon

CELINE DION honoured the late JOHN LENNON during an appearance on U.S. TV on Wednesday (08Dec10), singing an emotional rendition of his hit song IMAGINE.The music legend was shot outside his New York apartment block...

U2 Pay Tribute To Lennon

U2 frontman BONO marked the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death on Wednesday (08Dec10) by singing BEATLES songs throughout the band's gig in Australia.Lennon was gunned down outside his New York apartment on 8 December,...

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