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Elvis Named Richest Dead Celeb

Elvis has been named the year's highest-earning dead celebrity, with John Lennon coming a close second in a bizarre new poll.According to a list from financial site Forbes.com, the Jailhouse Rock singer has earned approximately...

By on 31 October 2007

Lennon Ghost 'Visited Liam'

Rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is wracked with fears that his home is haunted - by the ghost of JOHN LENNON. The Oasis frontman has often cited the former Beatle as an enormous influence on his music...

Ono: 'I Wanted To Marry A Priest'

YOKO ONO insists her dreams of marrying a priest came true when she wed JOHN LENNON - because he was more spiritual than most. The artist/musician grew up wanting nothing more than to support a...

Mccartney: 'Lennon Wasn't Gay'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has slammed rumours his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON was secretly gay. Lennon is claimed to have had affairs with men as well as women, before and during his marriages to Cynthia Lennon...

Harrison Albums Go Online

Nine albums by the late George Harrison have been released for download on iTunes.Releases including All Things Must Pass - the classic triple album Harrison released after the 1970 breakup of the Beatles - can...

By on 11 October 2007

Lennon's Ex Saves Collaboration With Jagger

SIR MICK JAGGER feared he'd never find a long-forgotten song he once recorded with JOHN LENNON - until the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend revealed she had saved the recording. The Rolling Stones star almost ditched his...

Teenage Lennon Image Unearthed

A rare photo of a teenage JOHN LENNON has been unearthed after it was hidden in a cupboard for 50 years. The 1958 image, which shows the 17-year-old former Beatle hanging out with childhood friend...

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...

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