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Ono Urges World To Remember Lennon

Thousands of BEATLES fans descended on New York on Wednesday (08Dec10) to mark the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death, after his widow YOKO ONO called for the world to remember the rock icon.Lennon was...

Lennon: 'I Don't Want To Be A Dead Hero'

JOHN LENNON blasted his critics and insisted he didn't want to be a "dead hero" - just three days before he was murdered in New York.The Beatles legend gave an interview to journalists from Rolling...

Ono's Heartfelt Tribute To Lennon On Death Anniversary

YOKO ONO has paid a touching tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON on the 30th anniversary of his death, recalling the happy times she shared with the BEATLES legend before he was killed.The Imagine...

John Lennon Didn't Want To Be 'Dead Hero'

John Lennon said he didn't want to become a "dead hero" three days before his death.The singer, songwriter and peace activist said how he had no desire to die before his time on December 5...

Beatles Song Played As Lennon's Life Ebbed Away

THE BEATLES' classic track ALL MY LOVING was eerily playing on hospital loudspeakers as medics desperately battled to save JOHN LENNON's life.On the 30th anniversary of the iconic musician's death, a witness in the hospital...

Lennon Remembered

Fans are planning to pay their respects to John Lennon, after he was shot dead 30 years ago today (08.12.10).The Beatles singer and songwriter was assassinated outside his New York home by a crazed fan...

Sarandon's Radio Show For Lennon

Hollywood actress SUSAN SARANDON is honouring the memory of JOHN LENNON with a special radio show on the 30th anniversary of his death.The Thelma & Louise star is presenting a two-part documentary focusing on the...

Last Christmas The Most Downloaded Christmas Song

Recent trend suggests Wham's classic 1984 track Last Christmas is the most downloaded Christmas song, the track written by George Michael was one of the bands most successful tracks.The second most downloaded song was Mariah...

Black's Emotional Gig After Lennon Murder

British singer CILLA BLACK almost broke down in tears on stage at an emotional concert just hours after she was told of the death of her close friend JOHN LENNON.The You're My World hitmaker was...

Ono Relives Horror Of Lennon's Murder

YOKO ONO has relived the night of JOHN LENNON's murder, 30 years after the former BEATLE was gunned down outside their home in New York.Ono choked back tears as she told producers of a British...

Lennon Remembered With Hometown Show

A huge concert to mark the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death is to be held in his hometown of Liverpool, England this week (beg06Dec10).Artists including the Beatles legend's first band, The Quarrymen, his old...

Sean Lennon's Fame Fears

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has developed a fear of fame since his rock star dad was killed by an obsessed BEATLES fan 30 years ago.The Fab Four legend was gunned down outside his New York...

Michael Jackson's Clothes Sell For Thousands At Auction

A glove and hat worn by Michael Jackson sold for over $400,000 at auction on Saturday (04.12.10). The items, a fedora which sold for $72,000 and a glove which reached $330,000, were part of the...

Michael Jackson's Clothes Sell For Millions At Auction

A glove and hat worn by Michael Jackson sold for over $400,000 at auction on Saturday (04.12.10). The items, a fedora which sold for $72,000 and a glove which reached $330,000, were part of the...

Gibb Still Cherishes First Lennon Meeting In Exclusive Club

BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB will always cherish the memory of his first meeting with JOHN LENNON after bumping into the BEATLES legend in an exclusive London club.The sibling group had just started to make...

Ono Picks Top Lennon Tunes

YOKO ONO has selected her 10 favourite JOHN LENNON tunes for Rolling Stone magazine's new Playlist issue.Marking the 30th anniversary of the late Beatle's death on 8 December (10), Ono has picked tracks including God,...

Beatles Memorabilia Set For Auction

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song I'M ONLY SLEEPING are expected to fetch up to $525,000 (£350,000) when they go up for auction in London next month (Dec10).The late rocker scribbled down the...

Chapman's Signed Lennon Album Up For Sale

The album JOHN LENNON autographed for his killer MARK CHAPMAN on the day he was murdered is up for sale.The current owner has decided to sell the signed Double Fantasy record for a staggering $850,000...

Ono's Joy At Beatles Itunes Deal

YOKO ONO is delighted THE BEATLES music is finally available to download - because it makes a fitting 70th birthday tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four's albums and singles were made available...

The Beatles Added To Itunes

The Beatles' back catalogue has been added to iTunes. The legendary British group - comprised of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - have been the largest artist to be conspicuously absent...

Lauper & Browne Duet At Lennon Tribute Show

CYNDI LAUPER teamed up with JACKSON BROWNE for an emotional rendition of hit song A DAY IN THE LIFE to honour JOHN LENNON at a tribute concert on Friday night (12Nov10).The pair was among the...

Lady Gaga Takes Out Restraining Order Against Fan

Lady Gaga has obtained a restraining order against a fan who allegedly sent her a death threat.The 'Alejandro' singer took action against Russian Anastasia Obukhova, 26, who had threatened to shoot her in the head.In...

Steve Carell's Imaginary Role

Steve Carell is set to star in 'Imagine'. The 'Dinner for Schmucks' actor will play a lead role in the comedy drama about an ageing rocker who goes on a hunt for his son (Carell)...

Dave Grohl To Get Silly For New Album

Dave Grohl has been urged to write some "silly" songs for the new Foo Fighters album. The band's bassist, Nate Mendel, requested the group's frontman drop weighty lyrical themes for some of the songs on...

Paul Mccartney's Ghostly Shock

George Harrison once tricked Sir Paul McCartney into thinking he was his dead mother.The Beatles stars and their bandmate John Lennon were once trying to contact the dead through an Ouija board - a flat...

Lennon Honoured With Limited Edition Coin

A commemorative British coin honouring late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has gone on sale in the U.K., weeks after what would have been the legend's 70th birthday.On Friday (29Oct10), the Imagine hitmaker was announced winner of...

Keith Richards Writes Song With Mccartney

Keith Richards and Sir Paul McCartney have written a song together. Legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith said the collaboration came about after he met his old 60s chart rival, former Beatle Paul, on holiday.He wrote...

Ringo Starr's Home Boarded Up

Ringo Starr's childhood home has been boarded up to stop Beatles fans from stealing mementos from it. The house - number nine Madryn Street, Liverpool, North East England - has had metal shutters fitted to...

Michael Jackson Earns Big From Beyond The Grave

Michael Jackson is the highest earning dead celebrity of the past year. The 'Thriller' singer - who died in June 2009 from an acute overdose of the anaesthetic Propofol - has earned $275 million since...

Jackson Is Top-earning Dead Celebrity

MICHAEL JACKSON has topped a list of the highest-earning deceased celebrities, making more money in the past year than ELVIS PRESLEY and JOHN LENNON.The Thriller icon, who died in June last year (09), posthumously pulled...

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