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Osbourne's World 'Stopped' When He Heard Lennon Had Died

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE was so devastated when his wife SHARON broke the news ex-BEATLE JOHN LENNON had been shot dead in 1980, his "world stopped". Osbourne's favourite band is The Beatles, and he found it...

Lennon's Birthday Marked With Light Tower

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will unveil a light tower in Iceland to mark the BEATLES legend's 67th birthday next month (Oct07). Ono, 74, will travel to Reykjavik to reveal the Imagine Peace Tower in...

John + Yoko Top Couples Poll

JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO have topped a new list of rock couples. Music magazine Rolling Stone asked readers to vote for the best husband and wife reams in music over the weekend (22-23Sep07) and...

Lennon And Caine's Drunken Binge

Late rocker JOHN LENNON and actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE got drunk together and "behaved badly" when they first met. The Beatles legend met Caine at the Cannes Film Festival in France in 1964, where they...

Apple's Jobs Looking To End War With Nbc

Apple Chairman Steve Jobs said Wednesday that effective immediately, owners of iPhones will be able to download ringtones that can be associated with individuals on their contact lists. He said that if anyone from NBC...

Jolie Is Like Bono/lennon For Pitt

BRAD PITT has heaped praise on his partner ANGELINA JOLIE in a new magazine interview, likening her efforts to better the world to those of BONO and JOHN LENNON. The movie star credits his Mr....

Lennon Lighthouse To Shine In Iceland

YOKO ONO has unveiled a lighthouse in Iceland in honour of her late husband JOHN LENNON. The Peace Tower is due to be lit from the former Beatle's birthday (09Oct07) to the anniversary of his...

Movie About Teenage Lennon On The Way

The teenage years of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON are being turned into a movie. The Come Together star's adolescent life in 1950s Liverpool, England will form the basis of the currently untitled film, which is...

Lennon Biopic 'In Pipeline'

The early life of Beatles frontman John Lennon is to be the subject of a new film due to be made next year.Lennon endured a strict upbringing under the watchful eyes of his Aunt Mimi...

By on 31 August 2007

John Lennon Biopic 'Confirmed'

Plans for a film which will document the early years of Beatle JOHN LENNON have been confirmed. According to reports, director MATT GREENHALGH will be making the film which he is naming Lennon.Greenhalg has recently...

By on 31 August 2007

Lennon Available On Itunes

Late BEATLE legend JOHN LENNON's solo catalogue has been made available on iTunes for the first time. Sixteen of Lennon's solo works were launched online on Tuesday (14Aug07), with the Lennon Legend and Acoustic compilations...

Got To Get You Onto My Ipod

John Lennon's solo back catalogue is to come to Apple's iTunes store after an agreement was reached with the late singer's wife Yoko Ono.Lennon's work had not appeared on iTunes before, but as from today...

By on 15 August 2007

Lost Jagger Tunes Come To Life On New Best Of

Lost MICK JAGGER solo tracks, including a forgotten collaboration with JOHN LENNON, have been unearthed for an upcoming best of. The Very Best Of Mick Jagger will feature essential tracks from the rocker's four solo...

Jagger To Release Solo 'Best Of'

Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is set to release a best of from his back catalogue of solo material.The Very Best of Mick Jagger will be released on October 2nd and features 17 tracks, including...

By on 09 August 2007

Lennon's Ex To Release Book Of Photos

JOHN LENNON's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG is set to release a book of previously unseen photos taken of the late BEATLE during their 18-month romance. The book, titled Instamatic Karma in reference to Lennon's song Instant...

Lennon 'Bashful' About Nude Photoshoot

The iconic Two Virgins photo of JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO in the nude was taken in private because the late BEATLE was terrified of baring all. The full frontal picture of the pair later...

Lennon's Glasses Sold

LATEST: Former BEATLE JOHN LENNON's "granny" sunglasses have been sold to a British collector for an undisclosed amount. Online auction house 991.com refuses to say how much the glass-less spectacles sold for as the buyer...

John Lennon's Glasses Sold At Auction

A pair of JOHN LENNON'S iconic round glasses have been picked up at auction by a British collector.So far, auction organisers have not revealed how much the singer's glasses went for, but the item was...

By on 01 August 2007

Lennon + Ono Were Monitored By Canadian Police

JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO were monitored by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) at the height of the couple's peace protests in the early 1970s, according to newly-released reports. According to a heavily censored...

Lennon Denies Copying Father

JOHN LENNON' son JULIAN has denied trying to follow in his father's footsteps by making a movie about the environment. Lennon junior produced documentary The Gathering: Return of the Whale Dreamers which premiered at this...

Bids For Lennon's Glasses Top $1.5 Million

LATEST: The glasses JOHN LENNON wore on a 1966 BEATLES tour of Japan have sparked a bidding frenzy in cyberspace after reaching $1.5 million (GBP750,000) at auction. Online auction house 991.com has been inundated with...

Lennon Glasses Spark Bidding War

A pair of sunglasses owned by John Lennon have sparked a bidding war after being made available on an internet auction site.The glasses are expected to raise up to 1 million before the auction ends...

By on 14 July 2007

Lennon Glasses Expected To Fetch Two Million Dollars

Spectacles belonging to late rocker JOHN LENNON are expected to fetch $2 million (GBP1 million) at an online auction. The prized items went on sale on Thursday (12Jul07) on music memorabilia website www.991.com. The last...

One Is Not Amused By Photographer

A new BBC documentary has revealed that the Queen walked out of a photo shoot with celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz.The Queen was in the middle of a portrait shoot when Leibovitz suggested that she remove...

By on 12 July 2007

Ono: 'Keep Chapman Locked Up For Life'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has called for his murderer MARK CHAPMAN to be locked up until he dies. Chapman has been in prison since he shot Lennon to death outside his Manhattan home on...

Ono: 'I Didn't Influence Lennon'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has blasted claims she was a powerful influence on the former BEATLE - insisting it was he who led her. The Japanese performer was widely blamed for splitting up The...

Lennon's Son: 'Rock And Roll Is Dead'

The son of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has blasted the current state of the music scene, insisting "rock and roll is dead". Singer Sean Lennon is adamant the popular musical genre has lost its relevance...

Memories Come Flooding Back As Mccartney Sits On Lennon Stool

The fondest Beatles memories came flooding back for PAUL MCCARTNEY as he wrote tracks for his new album - because he composed songs on JOHN LENNON's old stool at the same old upright piano he...

King Is Ratings King Again -- Thanks To Paris

People may grumble at all the media attention lavished on Paris Hilton, but they nevertheless scampered to their TV sets to watch her on CNN's Larry King Live Wednesday night, giving the show its best...

Mccartney, Ringo Honour Dead Beatles With Yoko, Olivia

Despite years of feuding, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO have shown that they can put their differences aside at a ceremony in Las Vegas.Honouring Lennon and fellow late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON,...

By on 27 June 2007

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