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Mccartney Makes Triumphant Live Return

Paul McCartney made a triumphant live return last night with an intimate gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London.The former Beatle's last show was Live 8, so a small Camden club in front of...

By on 08 June 2007

Lennon Lyrics Feature As Pop Art

The lyrics to JOHN LENNON's classic song IMAGINE are to be appear as limited edition pop art. The ex-Beatle's widow Yoko Ono has given permission to designer Airside to emboss lyrics from the 1971 track...

Lennon Borrowed Army Medals

JOHN LENNON borrowed a set of medals from a sacked bandmate for the cover shot of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The Beatles star wore the military decorations on the cover of the iconic...

Lennon's Stamps On Display

JOHN LENNON's childhood stamp collection will be exhibited for the first time in Europe today (01Jun07). The former Beatle began his hobby at the age of 10, collecting 550 stamps from several countries including India,...

George Michael Donates Lennon Piano To Virginia Tech

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has made a GBP1.45 million ($2.9 million) donation to the Virginia Tech University massacre victims - in the shape of a piano that once belonged to JOHN LENNON. Michael bought...

Mccartney: 'Nothing Matches Lennon Collaboration'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hates collaborating with other pop stars - because they are never as good as his former Beatles bandmate JOHN LENNON. The 64-year-old rocker has teamed up with Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson...

Green Day Stun American Idol With Lennon Cover

GREEN DAY stunned America on the finale of talent show AMERICAN IDOL last night (23May07) with a performance of JOHN LENNON's WORKING CLASS HERO. The punk trio's surprise appearance on the hit show was staged...

Jury Shown Video In Spector Trial

A video of a key witness in the trial of music producer Phil Spector has been shown to the court in Los Angeles.The video of Adrian de Souza, who was Mr Spector's driver, showed the...

By on 23 May 2007

Lennon Memorial Festival Announced

A music festival in honour of JOHN LENNON will take place in the same remote Scottish village where the murdered BEATLES star used to spend his childhood summers. Musical sets, poetry recitals, film screenings and...

Dylan's Sympathy For Harrison

American rocker BOB DYLAN feels sorry for the late GEORGE HARRISON, because he believes the former Beatle was constantly overshadowed by bandmates JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. Dylan, 65, thinks the Got My Mind...

Chauffeur Speaks At Spector Trial

Phil Spector's chauffeur has told a Los Angeles court that the music producer admitted to killing somebody the night Lana Clarkson was found dead in Spector's home.Adriano De Souza, who was Spector's driver, said he...

By on 16 May 2007

Spector Trial Throws Up Fresh Allegations

A former employee for a lawyer who previously represented Phil Spector has told a US court he saw Sara Caplan remove a piece of evidence from the crime scene.Greg Diamond, who worked with Mr Spector's...

By on 03 May 2007

Artists Flock To Lennon Covers Cd

The compilers of a new JOHN LENNON covers album for charity have been so inundated with artists who want to appear on the project, they haven't been able to fit them all on the double...

Mccartney Plans Last "Great" Song

Paul McCartney is masterminding the release of the "last great" Beatles single, it has been reported. The former Beatle is to turn fragments of Now and Then, a song written by John Lennon, into a...

By on 30 April 2007

First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

By on 27 April 2007

Phil Spector Goes On Trial

Renowned music producer Phil Spector has gone on trial for murder in Los Angeles. Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers during the 1960s, is...

By on 26 April 2007

U2 Guitar Sells For $240k

A guitar with more than a little sentimental value to U2's The Edge has sold at a charity auction in New York.The Hard Rock Café auction run by Julien's Auctions saw the Gibson Les Paul...

By on 22 April 2007

Lennon Lid Up For Auction

An aluminium saucepan lid signed by JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO is expected to fetch GBP1,200 ($2,340) at an auction in London. The musical duo signed the lid in felt tip pen at the Institute...

Lennon Sells Beatles Stake

JOHN LENNON's eldest son JULIAN has sold his financial stake in the late BEATLE's songs. The 44-year-old handed over the rights to Primary Wave Music Publishing for a 'significant' sum, rumoured to be higher than...

Lennon Feud Inspires Mccartney's New Song

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's new song PIZZA AND FAIRYTALES is inspired by a bitter row with JOHN LENNON, who told his former bandmate that his music lacked depth. The feuding Beatles had a nasty argument in...

Beatles And Emi Work It Out

The Beatles' record company Apple Corps has reached a settlement with EMI over unpaid royalties, meaning the band's songs could finally be made available to download on the internet.A further step to getting the Beatles'...

By on 12 April 2007

Doherty And Moss Prove An Online Hit

A home video of PETE DOHERTY strumming a guitar while his scantily-clad supermodel girlfriend KATE MOSS wanders around has proved a smash hit on the internet. More than 130,000 people have so far viewed the...

Ono: 'Lennon Shot Carrying Walking On Thin Ice Demo'

Of all the songs YOKO ONO has written over the course of her career, she is most proud of WALKING ON THIN ICE - because her late husband JOHN LENNON was carrying a demo of...

Lennon Piano Continues Peace Tour

A piano once owned by late BEATLE JOHN LENNON is to promote peace by touring sites where violent acts have taken place. Last November (06), the upright instrument on which Lennon wrote his classic song...

Mccartney Death Riddle Tops Music Myths Poll

PAUL MCCARTNEY's death riddle has topped a new online poll to find rock's greatest myth. The 'Paul is dead' fable beat STEVIE NICKS' anal drug fixation to land at the top of Rolling Stone magazine's...

Borrell: 'I Took Drugs Because Of Lennon'

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL blames hero JOHN LENNON for his drug habit, and credits rock rival PETE DOHERTY with helping him kick it. Borrell - reportedly dating actress KIRSTEN DUNST - insists he was inspired...

Lennon Stubbed Cigarette Out On Hefner's Matisse

JOHN LENNON damaged a valuable HENRI MATISSE painting by using it as an ash tray during a wild party at the Playboy mansion in 1974, HUGH HEFNER claims. The French artist's works have sold for...

Lennon Almost Got Beaten Up At Playboy Mansion

Former BEATLE JOHN LENNON almost got beaten up during a mid-1970s visit to HUGH HEFNER's Playboy mansion - when he put out a cigarette on a priceless painting. Lennon was in Los Angeles in 1974...

Music Memorabilia Under The Hammer

LATEST: JIMI HENDRIX's flares, JOHN LENNON's glasses and BOB DYLAN's harmonica are the latest lots to be added to an auction of the iconic music memorabilia next month (APR07). The items will be sold alongside...

John Pays Tribute To Lennon At 60th Birthday Gig

SIR ELTON JOHN paid tribute to late BEATLE JOHN LENNON during his 60th birthday Madison Square Garden gig in New York City on Sunday (25MAR07). Lennon, who was shot dead in 1980, made his last...

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