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Donovan To Headline John Lennon Tribute Concert

The Mellow Yellow hitmaker will take to the stage at Symphony Space in New York City to perform an extended set dedicated to the late Beatle which will include covers of his hits and...

The Beatles Were 'Threatened' By Yoko Ono

The Beatles felt ''threatened'' by Yoko Ono, according to Sir Paul McCartney. The 74-year-old singer songwriter has admitted he shares a ''good'' friendship with the widow of the late band mate John Lennon, although he...

The Beatles Used To Feel 'Threatened' By Yoko Ono

Sir Paul McCartney has admitted The Beatles felt ''threatened'' by Yoko Ono.The 74-year-old rocker has a ''good'' friendship with the late John Lennon's widow now, but in early days when she used to come into...

Sir Paul Mccartney: John Lennon Is 'Irreplaceable'

Sir Paul McCartney's friendship with John Lennon is ''irreplaceable''.The Beatles star doesn't think he will ever get on so well with another collaborator again as he did with the late musician.He said: ''I don't think...

Paul Mccartney: 'The Beatles Felt Threatened By Yoko Ono'

Yoko has often been blamed for breaking up the Fab Four, but the bandmates have always played down the gossip, insisting they were destined to split. Now, in a candid interview with...

Ringo Starr: Beatles Would've Toured Today

Ringo Starr insists The Beatles would have ''got over [their] difficulties'' and be touring again if they were still together today.The drummer in the legendary group - who went their separate ways during the final...

John Lennon Car To Fetch Up To £265,000 At Auction

John Lennon's classic car is set to fetch up to £265,000 at auction. The late Beatles legend's 1956 Austin Princess, which he bought in 1971 and was used in the film 'Imagine', which is based...

John Lennon's Classic Imagine Car Up For Auction

The classic car, which the former Beatles star bought in 1971 and used in his Imagine video, was donated to the Austin Rock & Roll Car Museum in Texas in 2008 by then-owner...

Unreleased David Bowie Album Set To Go On Sale

The record, an experimental soul and funk album titled The Gouster will appear later this year (16) in a box set compilation of his works from 1974 to 1976 called Who Can I...

Keith Richards Dismisses The Beatles As A Live Band

Keith Richards doesn't think The Beatles were a great live band.The 72-year-old guitarist appreciates the music of The Fab Four, the 60s rock rivals of his group The Rolling Stones, but doesn't think they ever...

Yoko Ono Donates Imagine Art In Response To Dallas Shootings

Five cops were shot and killed by a sniper at a Black Live Matter protest in Texas last Thursday, and in hopes of unifying the citizens of the city, Dallas Museum of Art's...

Kasabian's Unique Album

Kasabian's next album is nothing like '48.13'.The 'Fire' hitmakers have been busy tinkering away at their sixth studio LP and frontman Tom Meighan - who is joined by guitarist Sergio Pizzorno, Chris Edwards and Ian...

John Lennon Blood Soaked Shirt Sells At Auction For Over $40,000

The white button down shirt was worn by concierge Jay Hastings as part of his uniform while he worked at The Dakota building in New York. Hastings was on duty on 8 December, 1980, when...

Sean Lennon: 'I Feel Guilty About Surpassing My Dad's Age'

The Beatles legend John was murdered in December 1980 outside New York's Dakota Building, where he and Sean's mother Yoko Ono had an apartment He died two months after he had...

Corinne Bailey Rae: 'Yoko Ono Helped Me After Husband's Death'

The Put Your Records On hitmaker was left heartbroken after her first husband, Jason Rae, died in 2008 of an accidental overdose of methadone and alcohol. The 37-year-old British singer took a hiatus...

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...

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