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Lady Gaga: 'I Would've Fought Yoko For John'

LADY GAGA would have loved to have been a hippie in the 1960s - so she could have been a groupie chasing after JOHN LENNON. The 23-year-old singer is convinced she was born in the wrong...

Ono Bares Almost All In Forgotten Art Video

YOKO ONO is revealing almost all in a new gallery exhibit featuring a rarely seen video shot the year before she met JOHN LENNON. The artist/singer has offered a 1965 performance art film, featuring footage of...

Illusionist Star Lands Lead In Lennon Film

THE ILLUSIONIST star AARON JOHNSON has landed the lead in a new movie about JOHN LENNON's childhood. The actor, who played Edward Norton's character as a youngster in The Illusionist, is currently filming Nowhere Boy with...

Brits Would Hold Bed-in Protest With Kylie Minogue

A survey has shown British men would share a bed-in protest with Kylie Minogue, on the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's demonstration.In a protest against the Vietnam war, Lennon and Ono spent...

By on 02 March 2009

Lennon's Note Selling For $54,000

A note written by JOHN LENNON complaining about the lack of security at the New York apartment where he was eventually shot dead is selling for $54,000 (£38,300). The Beatles legend aired his concerns to his...

Ono's Art Career Hailed At Venice Exhibition

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will be honoured for her contributions to the art world at this year's (09) prestigious Venice Biennale event in Italy. Ono, 76, will be presented with a Golden Lion alongside fellow...

Peace Tower Lit To Mark Ono's Birthday

A tower of light, built in JOHN LENNON's memory, has been illuminated in Iceland - to mark his widow YOKO ONO's 76th birthday. Ono unveiled the Imagine Peace Tower in 2007. It beams a bright light...

Ono's Plea For Tribute Peace Protests

YOKO ONO has urged BEATLES fans to recreate her and late husband JOHN LENNON's "Bed-In for Peace" - 40 years after the famous stunt. The couple stayed under the covers for days on end at hotels...

Anderson To Record Under Alias

Former SUEDE frontman Brett Anderson is reportedly planning to record his forthcoming solo album under a new alias.The singer rose to fame in the 1990s with the popular indie band, enjoying chart success with songs...

By on 04 February 2009

Barlow Beats Lennon To Top Songwriters' Poll

TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW has topped a poll of the greatest British songwriters of all time - beating out competition from BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. The British singer penned many hit tracks for the hugely...

No Onstage Team-up For Lennon's Sons

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has blasted reports he is set to perform with his half-brother SEAN at a United Nations event in February (09). Fox News columnist Roger Friedman recently reported that the singing siblings were...

Lennon's Sons To Perform Together?

The sons of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON are reportedly set to perform together for the first time at a United Nations concert in New York. Julian Lennon, 45, from the star's first marriage to Cynthia...

Ledger In Top Posthumous Earnings List

Late actor HEATH LEDGER has joined ELVIS PRESLEY and JOHN LENNON on a list of celebrities who earned more after their death than when they were alive. The Brokeback Mountain star died aged 28 from an...

Mccartney's Security Fears After Lennon's Murder

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hired a bodyguard because he feared he would be assassinated after his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON was murdered. MCCartney was horrified by Lennon's death in New York in December 1980, at the...

Thomas And Duff To Star In Lennon Biopic

KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS and JAMES MCAVOY's actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF will star as JOHN LENNON's aunt and mother in a story of the late BEATLE's early life. British actor Aaron Johnson, 18, will portray Lennon...

Lennon's Mbe Uncovered In Royal Vault After 40 Years

A medal awarded to JOHN LENNON by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been uncovered in a royal vault - 40 years after the late BEATLE refused the honour as part of an anti-war protest....

The Digital John Lennon

The charitable foundation One Laptop per Child is rolling out a new commercial featuring the image and apparent voice of John Lennon. Through most of the commercial, the voice is heard over graphics, but at...

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...

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