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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...

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...

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...

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...

Yoko Ono Still On Alert Following John Lennon's Death

Mark Chapman is still serving time for killing the former Beatles star, but even though he's behind bars, Ono is always looking over her shoulder, fearing that she could also become a target...

Yoko Ono Still Scared Of John Lennon's Killer

Yoko Ono is ''super careful'' since John Lennon's assassination.The 82-year-old artist was married to the Beatles star until his murder in 1980 and admits she now struggles to go anywhere without remembering the day crazed...

Ringo Starr Is Glad He's Embraced Twitter

Ringo Starr loves Twitter.The legendary musician - who was one of The Beatles with late stars John Lennon and George Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney - made a conscious decision to get involved on social...

Peter Noone Releasing John Lennon Tribute On Late Beatles Star's Birthday

I Can't Imagine (A Tribute to John Lennon) will be released on Friday (09Oct15) - the late Beatles star's actual birthday. Noone recorded the track in Nashville, Tennessee in 2012, during sessions...

Yoko Ono's Human Peace Sign World Record Attempt Fails

The Beatles star, who died in 1980, would have turned 75 this week (beg05Oct15), and to celebrate his birthday, his widow invited thousands of fans to Central Park in New York City....

The Beatles' Management Contract With Brian Epstein Fetches £365,000 At Auction

The original contract signed by The Beatles and their manager Brian Epstein sold at auction for £365,000 on Tuesday (September 29th).The document, dated October 1st 1962, was signed at Epstein’s office in Whitechapel a matter...

John Lennon's Detention Record Up For Auction

The document records the 29 occasions between September 9, 1955 and July 11, 1956 when Lennon, then 15 years old, received detention at Quarry Bank High School in Liverpool, England. Detailed...

The Beatles Contract Sold In New York

The Beatles' first record contract has sold for $75,000 in New York.The contract was signed in Hamburg in 1961 by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and drummer Pete Best - who was later replaced...

Ringo Starr Urges Paul Mccartney To Dig Out Old Beatles Photos

As he prepares to re-release his Fab Four photo book, Photograph, later this month (Sep15), the drummer has started thinking about a follow-up - but he admits he needs a little help from...

Alice Cooper's Tribute To 'Dead Drunk Friends'

The Hollywood Vampires' debut album will be a tribute to Alice Cooper's ''dead drunk friends''.The 67-year-old rocker was a founding member of a group of musicians including Harry Nilsson, John Lennon and Keith Moon, who...

The Beatles' Brian Epstein Contract Up For Auction

The document, which formally bound the Fab Four to Epstein's management roster for five years, was inked by all five parties in October, 1962, two months after Ringo Starr joined the band as...

Paul Mccartney Recalls Gun Terror

Sir Paul McCartney feared for his own life after John Lennon was murdered.The former Beatles star was constantly on ''high alert'' after his bandmate was shot outside his New York home in 1980, especially as...

Paul Mccartney Spooked By Army Gunmen After John Lennon Murder

The Beatles legend was on "high alert" after crazed Mark Chapman gunned down Lennon outside his New York home in 1980, and many of his showbusiness pals dramatically increased their security detail....

The Beatles' First Ever Recording Contract Going Up For Auction In New York

A critical piece of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia is to go on sale next month, with the news that the first ever recording contract signed by The Beatles is to go under the hammer in...

Beatles' First Record Contract Up For Sale

The Beatles' first recording contract has been put up for auction.The document - which is being sold by the estate of late Beatles historian Uwe Blaschke, who died in 2010 - will be sold at...

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