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Hey Jude Makes History In China

The Paul MCCartney/John Lennon song will feature in Yesterday Once More, a new movie from director Yao Tingting. Film bosses at Beijing Enlight Media reportedly paid a six-figure sum to score the...

Porn Star Mary Millington Honoured With Blue Plaque

Mary Millington, who died in 1979, holds a world record for the longest-running British film which played continuously for four years.Her famed soft porn movie Come Play With Me set a record when it was...

Grammy Bosses Nix The Sale Of John Lennon's Best Song Trophy

The Beatles star's 1966 Song of the Year trophy has an opening bid of $40,000 (£28,000) at the Gotta Have Rock and Roll auction, but Grammy bosses have alerted the sellers they have...

Zayn Malik Took Inspiration From The Beatles For New Album

The former One Direction star is departing from his boyband roots with his debut solo album Mind of Mine, which has already spawned a U.K. and U.S. number one in the shape of...

Paul Mccartney Attempts To Regain Control Of Beatles' Us Publishing Rights

Sir Paul McCartney has launched a bid to regain control of his share of The Beatles’ catalogue’s US publishing rights from Sony / ATV Music Publishing. Although he co-wrote the majority of the legendary band’s...

Paul Mccartney Seeks Return Of Beatles Publishing Rights

The veteran musician filed paperwork at the U.S. Copyright Office in December (15) to start his bid to regain the ownership of all The Beatles' music, which was credited to him and the late John...

Music Producer George Martin Dies Aged 90

The legendary producer was often referred to as the Fifth Beatle due to his work with the iconic band. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr first revealed the tragic news on his Twitter.com page, writing: "God bless...

John Lennon's First Note Up For Auction

The thank you card the late Beatles star wrote to his Aunt Harriet is expected to go under the hammer for $42,400 (£30,000). The scrawl on a fold-out note card was written...

Yoko Ono Released From Hospital

The widow of John Lennon was hospitalised at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in New York on Friday (26Feb16) with flu-like symptoms, according to her publicist Elliot Mintz. Son Sean...

Yoko Ono Hospitalised For 'Flu-like' Symptoms, Not Stroke

The widow of John Lennon was admitted to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in New York with “extreme” flu-like symptoms, clarifies her publicist Elliot Mintz. He told People.com that the artist and activist...

Yoko Ono Hospitalised With 'Flu-like' Symptoms

Yoko Ono is recovering after being hospitalised in New York on Friday and receiving treatment for flu-like symptoms. The 83-year-old was taken to Mount Sinai West hospital at just after 9pm on Friday evening on...

Aaron Paul: 'I Can't Stop Humming Seal'

The Breaking Bad actor married Lauren Parsekian in 2013 after meeting her at music festival Coachella and even their wedding was a musical affair, with performances from Foster the People and John Mayer. Going through...

Lock Of John Lennon's Hair Sells For $35,000

Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas, announced on Saturday (20Feb16) that the four-inch lock of hair was bought by a U.K. based collector. "It was a good size with quite a lot of...

A Lock Of John Lennon’S Hair Is Expected To Fetch Over $12,000 At Auction

A lock of hair belonging to John Lennon is up for sale at a Dallas auction later this month and is currently bid up to $12,000. The lock was cut from Lennon’s hair by German...

Yoko Ono To Be Honoured With Inspiration Award

John Lennon's widow turns 83 on 18 February (16), but on the eve of the big day, she will be at London's O2 Academy Brixton to receive the honour, which recognises icons who...

Yoko Ono And Madonna Add Their Tributes To David Bowie

Yoko took to Twitter on Monday (11Jan16) and revealed Bowie was among her closest friends when she and Lennon set up home in New York. "As John & I had very few...

'Come Together' Is The Most Popular Beatles Track On Spotify

It’s been less than a week since The Beatles’ back catalogue finally hit streaming services and music fans all over the world have been indulging in all the Fab Four’s classic hits. But the band’s...

The Beatles' Back Catalogue Confirmed To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve

The Beatles music has finally been confirmed as hitting a range of streaming services just in time for Christmas. The band’s official twitter account made the announcement today, with their full catalogue becoming available from...

Beatles Christmas Card Up For Auction

The festive greeting was signed by the legendary band in December, 1963, as they stood on the brink of global superstardom at the height of Beatlemania in the U.K. It was sent...

Jessie J To Perform In Times Square On New Year's Eve

The Price Tag star will headline the special gig in Times Square, which will be streamed online, kicking off with the raising of the fabled ball at 6pm local time and ringing in...

Could The Beatles Be Ready To Hit Streaming Services On Christmas Eve?

It's been a long wait for fans, but The Beatles are rumoured to finally be about to begin releasing their music on streaming services and tracks could come as early as Christmas Eve. Despite being...

Beatles Retreat Opens In India

Paul MCCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr all spent time at the sanctuary run by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the city of Rishikesh in 1968. The musicians wrote around 48...

John Lennon Fans Mark Sad Anniversary In Central Park

Lennon was shot outside the city's Dakota Building, where he lived, on 8 December, 1980, by Mark David Chapman. Devotees from around the world performed Lennon's songs and observed moments of silence...

Yoko Ono Calls For An End To Gun Crime On 35th Anniversary Of John Lennon's Death

The Beatles icon was murdered by crazed fan Mark Chapman on 8 December, 1980, outside his home in Manhattan's Dakota building, and his widow has continued his avid peace campaigning since the tragedy....

Stars Line Up For John Lennon Tribute Gig

The trio will celebrate what would have been Lennon's 75th birthday at New York City's Theater at Madison Square Garden on 5 December (15). The show, which will be taped and broadcast...

John Lennon's Lost Guitar Sells For Millions At Auction

The 1962 Gibson J-160E was used by Lennon to record several early Beatles hits, including I Want to Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, Please, Please, Me, All My Loving, From Me to...

John Lennon's Stolen Guitar Fetches $2.4m At Auction

A guitar stolen from John Lennon in 1963 has sold for $2.4m at an auction in Beverley Hills. The Gibson acoustic was used on the recordings of ‘Love Me Do’ and ‘PS I Love You’...

Rainbow Bar & Grill Shut Down By Cockroaches

A city health official found live and dead cockroaches in the diner's kitchen, along with other violations, during an inspection last week (ends25Oct15), and the place was closed on Tuesday (27Oct15) after a...

Jack O'connell And Nicholas Hoult Tapped For Beatles Manager Biopic

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom filmmaker Justin Chadwick is in talks to direct A Life In The Day from a script by Tony Gittelson, with the two young actors expressing interest in tackling...

Yoko Ono: 'John Lennon Had A Desire To Have Sex With Men'

The Japanese artist reveals both she and Lennon had discussed the idea of sexual fluidity during their time together and were open to the thought of bisexuality. She tells TheDailyBeast.com, "John and...

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