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Lennon's Lyrics Fetch $1.2 Million At Auction

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song A DAY IN THE LIFE have sold for a staggering $1.2 million (£800,000) at an auction in New York.Lennon's scrawled notes were purchased by a private American...

Paul Mccartney's Greek Escape Blocked

Sir Paul McCartney realised how famous he was when he could no longer holiday in Greece.The 'Hey Jude' hitmaker admits he loved escaping to Europe when The Beatles - also comprising Ringo Starr and the...

Lennon's Drunken On-stage Toilet Humour

JOHN LENNON was once so drunk during an early BEATLES gig, he graced the stage dressed only in his underwear - with a toilet seat hanging around his neck.Sir Paul MCCartney reveals his late bandmate...

Eccleston Thrilled To Play Lennon

Former DR. WHO star CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON jumped at the chance to play JOHN LENNON in new BBC film LENNON NAKED - because he has always been "fascinated" by the former BEATLES star.The actor, who bears...

Rock Photographer Duffy Dies

Celebrity photographer BRIAN DUFFY, who snapped stars including JOHN LENNON and BLACK SABBATH, has died. He was 76.Duffy passed away last Monday (31May10) after battling a degenerative lung disease. He began his career as a...

Yoko Ono - An Oasis Fan?

Yoko Ono wants Oasis to reform.John Lennon's widower has spoken out on her weekly online question and answer session that she enjoyed the group from Manchester's music and believes the industry "needs" them.She said: "I...

Aaron Johnson's Real Life Chatroom

Aaron Johnson's character in 'Chatroom' reflects real life.The 19-year-old actor - who rose to fame portraying John Lennon in biography 'Nowhere Boy' in 2009 - confesses the role of William in the thriller movie comes...

Mccartney Annoyed By Nowhere Boy

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has yet to watch JOHN LENNON biopic NOWHERE BOY - because he's "peeved" the actor playing his role is too short.The film stars Kick-Ass' Aaron Johnson as Lennon, while Thomas Sangster portrays...

Sir Paul Mccartney Wanted Reunion Laughs

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed "for a laugh".The singer-and-bassist admits the legendary group - drummer Ringo Starr and late members John Lennon and George Harrison - turned down several offers to...

Liam Gallagher Making Fab Film

Liam Gallagher is making a movie about The Beatles.The former Oasis frontman is developing a film about the legendary group - made up of Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and...

Lennon's Beatles Lyrics Go Up For Auction

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song A DAY IN THE LIFE are expected to sell for as much as $700,000 (GBP437,000) when they go under the hammer in New York in June (10).The...

Sir Paul Mccartney: It's Best Beatles Didn't Get Back

Sir Paul McCartney says it was a "blessing" The Beatles never reformed.The musician - who quit the Fab Four in 1970 - admits the possibility of him, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr reuniting...

Russell Brand Not Oasis' 'Yoko Ono'

Russell Brand doesn't want to be the "Yoko Ono" of Oasis.The group's former frontman Liam Gallagher branded the comedian a bad influence on brother Noel in the wake of the band's split last year, but...

Starr Opens Up About Lennon Track

RINGO STARR has defended his decision to sing about JOHN LENNON in a new track, insisting "it would have been weird" if anyone else had written about his late pal.The Beatles drummer pays tribute to...

Ringo Starr Defends Lennon Lyric

Ringo Starr thinks it would be "weird" if anyone else wrote a song referencing John Lennon.The former Beatles drummer insists his new track 'Peace Dream' - which features the lyrics 'Can you imagine this coming...

Ringo Starr Defends Lennon Lyric

Ringo Starr thinks it would be "weird" if anyone else wrote a song referencing John Lennon.The former Beatles drummer insists his new track 'Peace Dream' - which features the lyrics 'Can you imagine this coming...

Adam Yauch Meditating Against Cancer

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch wants fans to meditate with him to help beat cancer. The 'Intergalactic' hitmakers were forced to put their latest album 'Hot Sauce Committee' on hold when Adam - also known...

Ono Rules Out Lennon 'Duet'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has ruled out using modern technology to perform a beyond-the-grave "duet" with the late BEATLES legend.Janet Jackson wowed the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards last September (09) by...

Vedder Wishes O'brien A Happy Birthday With Lennon Tune

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER helped U.S. TV funnyman CONAN O BRIEN celebrate his 47th birthday in style on Monday night (19Apr10) when he adapted a JOHN LENNON song for the comic onstage in Seattle,...

Aaron Johnson's Kick-ass Challenge

Aaron Johnson was attracted to the 'Kick-Ass' script because it was different. The 19-year-old actor admits the movie - which tells the tale of a Aaron's character Dave Lizweski who decides one day he wants...

Aaron Johnson's Gummy Bear Outfit

Aaron Johnson thinks his outfit in 'Kick-Ass' makes him look like a "gummy bear". The British actor - who came to fame playing John Lennon in biopic 'Nowhere Boy' - admits people have commented about...

Ono Is Autism Ambassador

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been named the first Global Autism Ambassador of the charity Autism Speaks.The artist and singer first teamed up with the foundation to create Promises, a seven-foot (two metre) mural...

Lennon's Life To Be Marked With Two-month Festival

The life of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON is to be celebrated with a two-month long music festival later this year (10) in his hometown of Liverpool, England.The event is set to begin on 9...

John Lennon Festival Announced

John Lennon's 70th birthday is to be celebrated with a two month festival in his home town of Liverpool.The late Beatles singer and guitarist - who was assassinated in 1980 - will run from October...

Claudia Schiffer's Fearful Husband

Claudia Schiffer's husband is terrified she will be murdered by a fan - like John Lennon.Director Matthew Vaughn - who confronted a stalker in the couple's home in Suffolk, East England, in 2004 - has...

Schiffer's Husband Fears A Fan Will Kill Her

Moviemaker MATTHEW VAUGHN is petrified his wife CLAUDIA SCHIFFER will be assassinated like late BEATLE legend JOHN LENNON after a series of obsessed fans targeted the supermodel.In 2002 an Italian man was sectioned under the...

Osbournes To Help Celebrate Lennon's Birthday

OZZY OSBOURNE and his wife SHARON will lead the birthday celebrations for the late JOHN LENNON in his hometown of Liverpool, England this October (10).The former Black Sabbath frontman, who is a big Beatles fan,...

Sean Lennon Defends Advert

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has defended the use of footage of his father in a British car advert, insisting the promo helps keep the BEATLE legend "in the public consciousness".Footage of the late singer features...

Will Young Sings Like Lennon

Groove Armada claim to have made Will Young sound like John Lennon.The dance duo have collaborated with the 'Leave Right Now' singer on tracks for their new album 'Black Light' and were amazed at how...

Elton John Claims Jesus Was 'Gay'

Sir Elton John has claimed Jesus was a "super-intelligent gay man".The openly homosexual musician made the claim in a magazine interview and admits he admires the Christian Messiah because his aim was to spread peace...

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