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Lennon Appears In Posthumous Tv Ad

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON will appear in a television commercial for charity - 28 years after his death. Lennon urges U.S. citizens to support a campaign launched on Thursday (25Dec08) to deliver solar-powered laptop computers...

Slurred Lennon Cover Sells For $30,000

A recording of a supposedly drunk JOHN LENNON singing a cover version of a LLOYD PRICE song sold for $30,000 (GBP20,200) at an auction in Los Angeles on Sunday (21Dec08). The six-minute version of Price's...

Boozy Lennon Track Up For Auction

A rare recording of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON singing a slurred version of a song by rocker LLOYD PRICE will hit the auction block in Los Angeles on Sunday (21Dec08). The debauched track of Price's...

The Beatles' Early Bid For Fame

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON were once so desperate to see their names in print they sent personal ads to a local music magazine. The songwriting duo - along with guitarist bandmate George Harrison...

Lennon No Longer Mourns Late Beatles Dad

JULIAN LENNON has stunned fans offering him condolences on the anniversary of his father JOHN LENNON's death - by telling them he no longer mourns the late BEATLE. Singer John Lennon was gunned down by...

Vatican Forgives Lennon For Jesus Comment

The Vatican has formally forgiven late BEATLE JOHN LENNON for declaring the Fab Four "more popular than Jesus" - more than 40 years after the comments were made. The Imagine legend, who was shot dead...

Coyne Talks New Album

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed that the band will be starting recording work on their new album early next year.According to the singer, they have half an album's worth of material already written...

By on 20 November 2008

Beatles Tour Manager Defends Criticism Of Ono

The BEATLES' former tour manager has defended his decision to speak out about JOHN LENNON's wife YOKO ONO - insisting fans need to know the truth about her role in the band's history. Tony Bramwell...

Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A poll conducted on behalf of Guitar Hero World Tour found that the late, great Keith...

By on 14 November 2008

Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Found Dead In Hotel

The British drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mitch Mitchell, has been found dead in his US hotel room.The 62-year-old, the last surviving member of the legendary 60s group, was discovered in the Benson Hotel...

By on 13 November 2008

Ono Hopes Beatles Video Game Will Expand Fan Base

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO approved an MTV video game featuring music from THE BEATLES with the hope of inspiring a whole new generation of Fab Four fans. After months of negotiations, the legendary group's...

Lennon Jr. Still Haunted By His Father's Voice

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN still hurts when he hears BEATLES songs, 28 years after his father was murdered. Sean was just five years old in December 1980 when the singer was shot dead outside the...

Author Details Lennon's Obsession With Ono

A controversial new book about late Beatle JOHN LENNON charges the musician was so convinced his widow YOKO ONO would be unfaithful he forced her to remain at his side - even when he went...

Lennon's Sister Blasts Biographer For 'Scurrilous Rumours'

JOHN LENNON's half-sister JULIA BAIRD has slammed author PHILIP NORMAN for controversially claiming the late BEATLE harboured sexual feelings for their mother. Norman alleges he has a series of audio recordings of the singer discussing his...

Lennon's Artwork On Display At New York Gallery

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is launching an exhibition of never-before-seen artwork created by the late BEATLE at a New York gallery. Imagine Peace opens on Thursday (09Oct08) - on what would have been Lennon's...

Gallagher Spooked By Ono Visit

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER cut short a meeting with JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO - because he felt "weird" in her company. The rocker recently visited the late Beatle's wife in New York and was...

Ono Drops Imagine Film Lawsuit

LATEST: YOKO ONO has dropped her copyright lawsuit against a filmmaker who used part of JOHN LENNON's song IMAGINE without her permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI Blackwood Music...

Yoko Ono Drops Copyright Suit Against Documentary Makers

Yoko Ono and EMI Records have dropped a lawsuit against documentary-makers who used a portion of John Lennon's song Imagine without permission.Premise Media's documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, concerning the theory of intelligent design, used...

By on 08 October 2008

Lennon's Angry Outburst 'Damaged Son's Hearing'

A controversial new book claims JOHN LENNON had a temper so volatile his son SEAN had to be rushed to hospital as a young boy to repair his damaged hearing. Sean Lennon remembers his dad...

Gallagher Skeptical About Brother Liam's Lennon Love

NOEL GALLAGHER refuses to share brother LIAM's devotion to all things JOHN LENNON, insisting the OASIS frontman's romantic notions about the late BEATLES star are ridiculous. Liam Gallagher claims he has been touched by Lennon's...

Lennon Author Reveals New Recordings

Recordings which reportedly suggest JOHN LENNON had a questionably close relationship with his mother have been released by the author of a new tell-all book about the star. Philip Norman claims in a new biography,...

Sir Paul Rubbishes Claims Of Lennon 'Gay Fantasies'

Sir Paul McCartney has laughed off claims that his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon wanted to sleep with him.A new biography, Lennon: The Life, claims that Lennon hinted at wanting a gay relationship with band...

By on 15 September 2008

Mccartney Denies 'Gay Lennon' Claims

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has furiously dismissed claims his former BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON wanted a gay relationship with him. Author Philip Norman claims in a new biography, John Lennon: The Life, that the late...

Lennon 'Fantasised About Sex With Mother'

A leaked audio diary recorded a year before John Lennon's death has revealed the former Beatle allegedly used to fantasise about having sex with his mother.The content of the recordings is being made public by...

By on 13 September 2008

Mccartney 'Furious' With Gay Lennon Claims

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is said to be furious after a new book he contributed to accuses JOHN LENNON of wanting a gay relationship with his fellow BEATLE. MCCartney and Lennon's widow Yoko Ono, 75, both...

Gallagher's Lennon Tribute Was Nine Years In The Making

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER has finally completed a tribute song to his idol JOHN LENNON - nine years after he started writing it. The Wonderwall rocker confesses the track I'm Outta Time has been in...

Lennon Biopic Chronicles Beatle's Early Years

JOHN LENNON's early years are to be explored in a new biopic. Casting for a teenage Lennon has begun in Britain and the film, which will chronicle the Beatle's life before fame, will be shot...

Taylor-wood To Direct Lennon Biopic

Sam Taylor-Wood is to direct a film about John Lennon's teenage years, reports claim.The artist will be joined by Control writer Matt Greenhalgh in making Nowhere Boy, a look at the former Beatle's first brushes...

By on 29 August 2008

Lennon's Killer Regrets Murder

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN admits he is ashamed of murdering the former BEATLE. The confession came during his failed parole hearing last week (12Aug08), the transcripts of which were released on Tuesday (19Aug08). The...

Lennon's Killer Tried To Sell Signed Lp

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN attempted to sell an album the former BEATLE signed for him hours before he shot the star dead. The 53-year-old asked Lennon to sign the Double Fantasy LP before fatally...

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