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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...

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...

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