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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...

Lady Gaga Plays At Lennon Tribute

Lady Gaga appeared onstage with Yoko Ono to pay tribute to John Lennon this weekend. The 'Poker Face' singer joined Yoko and a version of her and John's Plastic Ono band in Los Angeles where...

Yoko Ono Still With John

Yoko Ono still lives in the building where John Lennon shot because she believes he is "still here".The Beatles legend was gunned down outside The Dakota Building, in New York, in 1980 by deranged fan...

Stars Come Out For Ono As She Prepares To Celebrate Lennon's Birthday

YOKO ONO is bringing the stars to Los Angeles this weekend (01-03Oct10) to kickstart her late husband JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday celebrations.The singer/artist will perform two shows with her We Are Plastic Ono Band on...

Michael Jackson Was 'Pied Piper' To Kids

Michael Jackson was like a "Pied Piper" to children.Mark Ronson - who often enjoyed sleepovers at the late pop superstar's home when he was growing up - is amazed at the way kids just seemed...

Mark Ronson's Jackson Silence

Mark Ronson feared he'd be beaten up if he told his schoolmates he had sleepovers at Michael Jackson's house. The 'Bang Bang Bang' hitmaker often stayed at the late pop superstar's house along with his...

Ono Praises Taylor-wood At Premiere

YOKO ONO paid tribute to NOWHERE BOY director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD at the film's premiere in New York City - insisting her late husband JOHN LENNON "would have loved" his depiction in the movie.Taylor-Wood's Lennon biopic...

Boyle's Brother Fears She Will Die Like Lennon

SUSAN BOYLE's brother has called for the Scottish singer's security to be boosted following a series of prank calls because he fears she could be murdered in the same way as JOHN LENNON unless she...

Lennon Sign Calmed Director Taylor-wood

JOHN LENNON gave NOWHERE BOY director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD a pep talk from beyond the grave when she started struggling with the story of the late BEATLE's life.The new mum admits she broke down on the...

Julian Lennon Calls Time On Family Feud

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has ended his long-running family feud with half-brother SEAN and his former step-mother YOKO ONO, insisting "things are good" between the trio.Lennon's murder in 1980 reportedly sparked a rift between the...

Beth Ditto Wants Baby Yoko

Beth Ditto wants to have a baby - and plans to call her child Yoko.The openly lesbian Gossip singer has started a relationship with a long-time friend, known only as Kristin, and the pair have...

Lennon's Son Forging Photography Career

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN is hoping to step out of his famous father's shadow by forging a new career in photography.The 47-year-old rocker has released five albums throughout his career and is expected to return...

Ono: 'Lennon Would Have Loved The Internet'

YOKO ONO is convinced JOHN LENNON would have loved the creation of the internet - because he "always jumped" on new technology.The Beatles star, who was gunned down outside his home in New York City...

Leibovitz Shot Of Lennon And Ono Up For Sale

An intimate photo shot by ANNIE LEIBOVITZ featuring JOHN LENNON embracing YOKO ONO days before the rocker was killed is going up for auction in New York next month (Oct10).The image was one of a...

Lennon's Murder Targeted Taylor And Carson Too

JOHN LENNON's killer had DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR and beloved U.S. TV host JOHNNY CARSON in his sights before deciding it would be easier to murder the former BEATLES star instead.Mark David Chapman, who shot Lennon...

Nicky Wire Blasts Current Music Scene

Nicky Wire lies awake at night worrying about the future of rock n' roll.The Manic Street Preachers bassist has blasted the current music scene, claiming there are no longer any individual or iconic stars.He said:...

Star-studded Tribute Concert For Lennon

CYNDI LAUPER and PATTI SMITH have signed up to headline a tribute concert in honour of BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four star, who was gunned down outside his home in New York City in...

Aguilera's Lennon Tribute

CHRISTINA AGUILERA took to the stage to pay a musical tribute to JOHN LENNON at the launch of a special edition pen in New York on Sunday (12Sep10).The Dirrty hitmaker attended the global launch of...

Lennon Note Up For Sale

A handwritten note JOHN LENNON penned on the day of his murder has gone on sale for $154,000 (£102,000).The Beatles legend was gunned down outside his home in New York City by Mark Chapman in...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole Again

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the sixth time.The murderer, who gunned down the former Beatles star outside his home in New York in 1980, has been eligible for parole...

Lady Gaga To Perform At Lennon Celebration

Lady Gaga and Iggy Pop will take part in a performance to mark John Lennon's 70th birthday.The late musician's wife, Yoko Ono, is organising two concerts with her We Are Plastic Ono Band in Los...

Hamburg Film Festival Plans Beatles Tribute

Film festival bosses in Hamburg, Germany will mark JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday next month (9Oct10) with a special movie tribute to the BEATLES, 50 years after the band first performed in the country.The Fab Four...

Ono Eyeing Grant For Lennon Educational Bus

YOKO ONO is urging JOHN LENNON fans to celebrate the late BEATLES star's 70th birthday by voting for his Educational Tour Bus to win a $250,000 (£156,250) charity grant.The mobile recording and multimedia studio enables...

Lennon's Lavatory Sells For $14,000

A toilet which once belonged to late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON has sold for over $14,000 (£9,300) at an auction on Saturday (28Aug10).The blue and white porcelain bowl was once installed at Tittenhurst Park, Lennon's...

Ono Planning Lennon Tribute Gig

YOKO ONO is planning a special tribute gig in Iceland to mark what would have been JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday in October (10).The Beatles legend, who was shot and killed in New York City in...

'A Day In The Life' Voted The Beatles' Greatest Song

The Beatles' song 'A Day in the Life', written by JOHN LENNON and PAUL MCCARTNEY, has been voted the band's greatest ever track by Rolling Stone magazine. The publication has - for the first time...

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