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Elton Pays Tribute To Versace + Lennon In Intense Masterpiece

ELTON JOHN insists new song BLUES NEVER FADE AWAY is one of his masterpieces - because it's a personal tribute to dead friends JOHN LENNON and GIANNI VERSACE. The ROCKET MAN admits the song, which...

Beatles Escaped Fraud Prosecution

JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON were guilty of breaking banking laws in the UK - but were too famous to prosecute. The Bank of England decided to turn a blind eye on the former BEATLES,...

Rare Lennon Works To Be Displayed In Los Angeles

Fans of JOHN LENNON will be able to prepare themselves for the 26th anniversary of his death next month (DEC06) by gazing at the tragic BEATLE's rare art creations. A four-day exhibition (30NOV-03DEC06) of Lennon's...

Lennon's Illicit Sixties Affair

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON reportedly conducted an illicit affair with a British singer behind his first wife CYNTHIA's back. Lennon allegedly fell for the charms of star ALMA COGAN in the early 1960s, after...

Footage Of The Beatles' Final Concert Emerges

Unseen footage of THE BEATLES' final official concert is to be shown on British television later this month (NOV06), and will reveal that the band's tours where less than professionally handled. Recordings made by BARRY...

Lennon Wanted To Be A Laird

JOHN LENNON planned to become a Scottish laird before he died, asking his cousin STANLEY PARKES to find him a Scottish Highland estate. The late BEATLE was making plans to become a Scottish landowner when...

Ono Supports Lennon School Sale

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is facing a backlash from BEATLES fans after lending her support to the controversial sale of the singer's old art college. The avant garde artist/musician appeared at a recent fundraising...

Michael To Lend Lennon Piano To Anti-war Exhibition

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL will lend a piano previously owned by JOHN LENNON to an anti-war exhibition in America in December (06). The former BEATLE composed his anthemic IMAGINE on the upright piano - not...

Lennon Not Overshadowed By Dad's Legacy

SEAN LENNON refuses to allow the achievements of his late father JOHN LENNON and mother YOKO ONO to overshadow his own music career, because it was inevitable he would enter the "family business". The 31-year-old,...

Cobain Tops Dead Earners List

Tragic NIRVANA star KURT COBAIN has toppled ELVIS PRESLEY as the king of dead celebrities After years of topping Forbes com's annual list of the top earning dead celebrities, the king of rock 'n'...

Idle: 'Beatles Approved Rutles'

Comedian ERIC IDLE's BEATLES spoof THE RUTLES was approved by all of the Fab Four when it was released in 1978. Idle had no idea how The Beatles - GEORGE HARRISON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, JOHN LENNON...

Ono Sues Emi For $10 Million

LATEST: YOKO ONO has successfully sued record label EMI and Capitol Records Inc for $10 million (GBP5.5 million) yesterday (18OCT06), over claims she lost royalties due from the recordings of late husband JOHN LENNON. The...

Ono To Edit Today Programme

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been invited to guest edit BBC Radio 4's famous current affairs programme TODAY. Ono's show, which will be broadcast between Christmas (06) and New Year, will include a report...

Secret Track To Reignite Williams/gallagher Feud?

A previously unheard track by ROBBIE WILLIAMS is expected to reignite the pop star's feud with rocker LIAM GALLAGHER, with lyrics branding the OASIS star "inbred". Williams allegedly recorded JOHN LENNON spoof GIVE PIES A...

Lennon's Former Home Up For Sale

The English country home where JOHN LENNON lived at the height of Beatlemania up for sale in the UK for $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The six-bedroom house outside Weybridge, Surrey, is located south west of...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

The crazed fan who murdered JOHN LENNON in 1980 has been denied parole for a fourth time because of the "violent nature" of his offence. MARK CHAPMAN, 51, faces at least another two years behind...

Fans Mark Lennon's Birthday

Adoring fans of slain BEATLE JOHN LENNON will head to Central Park's Strawberry Fields today (09OCT06) to celebrate what would have been the 66th birthday of the beloved rock legend in New York City. Lennon...

Ono Marks Lennon's Birthday With Two Peace Events In Iceland

YOKO ONO is staging two events in Iceland to promote world peace today (09OCT06), on what would have been her late husband JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday. Campaigner Ono will award the Lennon Ono Grant For...

New Beatles Album To Be Released

THE BEATLES are releasing a new album next month (NOV06), which promises to be a "new experience" of the Fab Four's music. LOVE is the soundtrack to the Beatles-inspired Cirque du Soleil show of the...

Ono Hails Las Vegas

YOKO ONO has sparked rumours she's set to dump New York life for Las Vegas, arguing the city gives greater creative freedom. Ono visited the city recently to exhibit late husband JOHN LENNON's drawings at...

Sir Paul Awaiting Beatles Back Catalogue

Rock veteran SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is hopeful he will regain the rights to THE BEATLES hits in 10 years, because copyright laws mean he will regain what is rightfully his. MCCartney, 64, was outbid by...

Lennon: 'I'm Not My Dad'

SEAN LENNON has hit out at critics who expect him to be exactly like his dad, the late BEATLE JOHN LENNON. The young musician, who is preparing to release his new album FRIENDLY FIRE, resents...

Lennon Hails Ono's Direction

SEAN LENNON has heaped praise on his mother YOKO ONO for overseeing his latest series of music promos - even though she hated the concept at first. LINDSAY LOHAN, CARRIE FISHER and ASIA ARGENTO were...

Axl Rose Hit By Art Suit

Rocker AXL ROSE has been sued for damages by a Los Angeles art dealer who claims he backed out of a deal to buy $2.3 million (GBP1.2 million) ANDY WARHOL portrait of JOHN LENNON. The...

Lennon Loved Blondie's The Tide Is High

Music legend JOHN LENNON was once obsessed with BLONDIE's THE TIDE IS HIGH and played it non-stop at his Long Island retreat. The 1980 hit, a cover of THE PARAGONS 1967 single, was one of...

Lennon Birthday Marked By Peace Events

The anniversary of what would have been JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday next month (09OCT06) will be celebrated with two international peace events organised by the star's widow YOKO ONO. The former BEATLES legend will be...

Superman John Lennon Fights 'Evil' In New Film

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON is portrayed as a hero of "Superman" proportions in new movie THE US VS JOHN LENNON, according to his widow YOKO ONO. The film, which is released in New York and...

Elton Misses Slain Pals Everyday

SIR ELTON JOHN is still struggling to come to terms with the murders of close friends JOHN LENNON and GIANNI VERSACE. The former BEATLE and the Italian fashion designer were both gunned down outside their...

Lennon Regrets Not Making Up With Cheating Pal

SEAN LENNON regrets not making up with estranged best friend MAX LE ROY before his death, even though the socialite slept with his girlfriend behind his back. The son of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON based...

Yoko: 'Lennon Was The Only Beatle Who Fought For Peace'

YOKO ONO has hailed her late husband JOHN LENNON as the "only BEATLE" who fought for peace during his time in the band. The avant-garde artist insists the tragic icon's crusading nature was what attracted...

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