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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...

Aaron Johnson For Jack The Giant Killer?

Aaron Johnson is favourite to star in 'Jack the Giant Killer'. The 'Kick-Ass' actor is favoured by director Bryan Singer to take the lead role in the project based on the fairytale 'Jack and the...

Lovibond Upset By Lennon Biopic Snub

NOWHERE BOY actress OPHELIA LOVIBOND was crestfallen as she sat through the JOHN LENNON biopic at the London premiere - because her big scene had been cut from the film.The pretty star, who played Lennon's...

Lady Gaga's Fan Fears

Lady Gaga makes her bodyguard watch over her while she sleeps.The 'Poker Face' hitmaker is said to be terrified of being murdered by a crazed fan in a similar way to Beatles legend John Lennon...

Lennon Is Secret Bidder

JULIAN LENNON is forced to bid for his dad JOHN LENNON's rock memorabilia anonymously - because other buyers raise the stakes when they know they are competing against the BEATLE's son.The singer has been collecting...

Richards' Road Trip With Lennon

ROLLING STONES rocker KEITH RICHARDS once spent three days on a drug-fuelled road trip across Britain with BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON.The guitarist has revealed he teamed up with the late musician for a vacation and...

Jonas Brothers Pay Tribute To Lennon

The JONAS BROTHERS have filmed a video tribute to JOHN LENNON to mark what would have been the late BEATLE's 70th birthday on Saturday (09Oct10).The young pop stars cite Lennon as their greatest musical influence...

Julian Lennon 'Tight' With Mccartney

Julian Lennon is "pretty tight" with Sir Paul McCartney.The Beatles legend is in regular contact with photographer Julian - the son of Paul's late co-star John Lennon - after growing close to the musician during...

Jonas Brothers Pay Tribute To Lennon

The Jonas Brothers paid tribute to the late John Lennon on YouTube to celebrate his 70th birthday.The pop group - consisting of brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick - celebrated the late Beatles star's 70th birthday...

Lennon's 70th Birthday Marked With Hometown Monument

A monument in memory of JOHN LENNON was unveiled in his native Liverpool, England on Saturday (09Oct10) to mark what would have been the BEATLES legend's 70th birthday.The singer's first wife Cynthia and their son...

Sean Lennon: 'My Birthday Is All About Dad John'

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has no plans to celebrate when he turns 35 on Saturday (09Oct10) - he'll be too busy paying tribute to his dad, who shared the same birthday.The late Beatle's younger son...

Ono: 'Mccartney Saved Marriage To Lennon'

YOKO ONO has credited SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY with saving her marriage to JOHN LENNON by stepping in to reunite the separated couple.Lennon and Ono, who married in 1969, went their separate ways in 1973 and...

Lennon Capsule Buried At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Bosses at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio have marked JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday by 'burying' a time capsule containing the late Beatle's CDs, books and notes he wrote to his...

Aaron Johnson's Acting Hate

Aaron Johnson hates telling people he is an actor.The 20-year-old hunk professes he thinks he sounds like a "w****r" if he is asked about his profession and hates it when people question him. He said:...

Lennon's Application For U.s. Residency Banned From Auction

JOHN LENNON's application for U.S. residency has been banned from auction by officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).The rare piece of memorabilia from the late Beatle was expected to fetch upwards of $100,000...

John Lennon Gets Birthday Tributes

John Lennon, the legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of The Beatles, would have celebrated his 70th birthday on Saturday 6th October 2010. Lennon was shot and killed outside his apartment building in New York in...

Quarrymen To Play Lennon Birthday Gig

The three surviving members of JOHN LENNON's first band THE QUARRYMEN are to play a special charity concert just yards from the late BEATLE's former home in New York to mark his 70th birthday.Lennon would...

Beatles Scholar Directs Lennon Birthday Video

JOHN LENNON is to be remembered in a special video which will be released on his 70th birthday later this week (09Oct10).Beatles historian Martin Lewis has teamed up with the movie executives behind Lennon biopic...

Williams' Shock At Ono Wedding Gift

YOKO ONO sent ROBBIE WILLIAMS a wedding present after learning the ANGELS hitmaker's father nicknamed the star after her late husband JOHN LENNON.The British pop singer wed his American actress girlfriend Ayda Field at their...

Ozzy Osbourne Re-imagines Track

Ozzy Osbourne has released a version of John Lennon's 'Imagine' for Amnesty International.The former Black Sabbath frontman has re-recorded the track in the same week that ex-Beatle John's life is being celebrated ahead of what...

Robbie Williams Wants 'Gay Kids'

Robbie Williams wants a gay child.The 'Shame' singer - who married actress Ayda Field in August - is determined to start a family as soon as possible and says he would be happy with either...

Los Angeles Fans Celebrate Lennon Day

JOHN LENNON now has his own official Day in Los Angeles - 1 October.Friday (01Oct10) was declared John Lennon Day by city officials saluting the multiple celebrations of Lennon's upcoming 70th birthday. The former Beatles...

Gibson Guitars To Honour Lennon

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has signed a deal with legendary guitar manufacturer Gibson to release a series of limited edition instruments as part of the late musician's 70th birthday celebrations.Ono put on three concerts...

Gaga Duets With Ono

LADY GAGA took to the stage with YOKO ONO on Saturday night (02Oct10) to duet at a tribute concert for late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON.Lennon's widow organised three nights of shows in Los Angeles over...

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