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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...

Chapman's Wife To Reporters: 'Stop Calling Me'

The wife of JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has hit out at the media - begging reporters to stop contacting her. Gloria Hiroko Chapman married 53-year-old Mark just 18 months before he shot Lennon dead...

Lennon Piano On Show In New York

A piano played by JOHN LENNON just hours before he was murdered is to go on display in New York. The instrument, on which the former Beatle wrote and recorded songs for several years, will...

Lennon Drawings On Show

A collection of late BEATLE legend JOHN LENNON's original drawings are going on display at a U.S. museum. His widow, Yoko Ono, is protective of the sketches, which are worth a substantial sum, but is...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53 year old is expected to serve at least two more years at New York's...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53-year-old is expected to serve at least two more years at New York's Attica Correctional...

Ono: 'Keep Lennon's Killer Locked Up'

JOHN LENNON'S widow YOKO ONO has urged prison bosses not to free murderer MARK CHAPMAN - insisting he will be killed if he is released. Ono believes Chapman could be hunted down and killed by...

Lennon Killer's Sex In Jail

JOHN LENNON'S incarcerated murderer MARK CHAPMAN has been enjoying conjugal visits from his wife - for 16 years. Chapman is serving 20-years to life for shooting the ex-Beatle outside his New York home in December...

Lennon Fans Oppose Killer's Parole

A thousand fans of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON have signed a petition begging a parole board to keep his killer behind bars. Mark David Chapman is serving a 20 years to life sentence at New...

Lennon Fans Oppose Killer's Parole

A thousand fans of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON have signed a petition begging a parole board to keep his killer behind bars. Mark David Chapman is serving a 20 years to life sentence at New...

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

Seven New Film Projects Given Lottery Grants

Seven new British films are to be given lottery-funded development grants, the UK Film Council has announced.The films include a project about US photographer Lee Miller, directed by John Maybury, which is to receive 116,500.Nowhere...

By on 18 July 2008

Lennon's Childhood To Be A Movie

THE BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON's upbringing is to be the subject of a controversial new film. Lennon was raised by his Aunt Mimi in Liverpool, England after his parents split up. He later poured out...

Lennon: 'The Beatles Were A Christian Band'

An unheard interview with JOHN LENNON has revealed the late singer believed his group THE BEATLES were a Christian band. The star famously caused controversy after claiming in 1966 that the Fab Four were "bigger...

Lennon's Lyrics Sold At Auction

LATEST: Former BEATLE JOHN LENNON's lyrics for GIVE PEACE A CHANCE have sold at auction for $833,654 (GBP416,827). The valuable notes went under the hammer on Thursday (10Jul08) at London auction house Christie's, alongside a...

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