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Stars Sign Up For Lennon Tribute

AVRIL LAVIGNE, BLACK EYED PEAS, SUM 41 and DURAN DURAN are among the artists recording classic JOHN LENNON tunes for a new Amnesty International fundraising project. The recordings will be sold as downloads through...

Jagger 'Banned' From Being Lennon's Pal

SIR MICK JAGGER was banned from socialising with rock contemporary JOHN LENNON, because YOKO ONO insisted he was a "bad influence" on the ex-BEATLE. The ROLLING STONES frontman cemented his friendship with Lennon when...

Lohan Checked Tattoo With Italian Grandmother

LINDSAY LOHAN had to consult her grandmother over her latest tattoo, as she wanted to ensure her tribute to her late grandfather was correct. The MEAN GIRLS star decided to get 'la vita...

Trendy New T-shirts Recall Rock Icons

Enterprising Californian designer STEVE COE has created a new line of T-shirts modelled on classic tops worn by the likes of FRANK ZAPPA, SIR MICK JAGGER and JOHN LENNON. The Worn Free T-shirts come...

Jagger: 'Yoko Cut Me Out'

ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER is convinced YOKO ONO banned her late husband JOHN LENNON from seeing his rocker friends because she deemed them a "bad influence". The BROWN SUGAR singer enjoyed partying...

Ono: 'Chapman Tapes Are Macabre'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked US broadcaster NBC for choosing to mark the 25th anniversary of her late husband's murder with the broadcasting of an interview with his killer. Chilling recordings...

Ono Secretly Buys Lennon Lyrics?

Avant garde artist YOKO ONO reportedly bought the handwritten lyrics to her late husband JOHN LENNON's classic 1969 anthem GIVE PEACE A CHANCE for $427,000 (GBP250,000) at auction last night (17NOV05). The legendary lyrics,...

Lennon Blamed Mccartney For Beatles Break Up

JOHN LENNON blamed SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's hatred of his wife YOKO ONO for the break up of THE BEATLES, according to a previously unheard interview with the IMAGINE star recorded in 1970. In the...

Chapman Tapes To Air On Tv

Recordings of JOHN LENNON's killer describing the late BEATLE's horrific 8 December 1980 assassination are to be aired on television in Britain and America. The tapes, recorded in the early 1990s by a journalist...

Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

Chapman: 'Nothing Could Have Stopped Me Assassinating Lennon'

JOHN LENNON's assassin MARK DAVID CHAPMAN insists "nothing could have stopped" him murdering the former BEATLE. Chapman gunned Lennon down outside the Dakota Building in New York City in 1980, and claims his mission...

Lennon's School Book Under The Hammer

A school book in which JOHN LENNON wrote and illustrated poems will be auctioned in London next month (15DEC05). The former BEATLE used the exercise book when he was 12, during his first year...

Ono And Lennon Didn't Imagine

YOKO ONO is still amazed her late husband JOHN LENNON's song IMAGINE has become an international anthem for world peace. Ono, who helped the former BEATLE star write the 1971 song, knew it would...

Ono Praises Sweet Gallagher

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO thinks OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER's devotion to her late husband's legacy is "sweet". Ono, who was married to THE BEATLES legend for 11 years before he was assassinated in...

Apple Denied Access To Lennon's Digital Back Catalogue

JOHN LENNON's digital back catalogue will not be made available to iTunes users due to a legal wrangle between THE BEATLES' management company Apple Corps and technology giant Apple. Apple Corps contends that Apple's...

Lennon Back Catalogue For Download

JOHN LENNON's entire back catalogue of solo songs will be available for download by 6 December (05) - two days before the 25th anniversary of his death. The former BEATLE's posthumous greatest hits album...

Ono Says Sorry

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has publicly apologised to her late husband's BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY - for criticising his songwriting skills. Ono caused controversy recently when she accepted an award on...

Ono: 'The Press Invented My Feud With Mccartney'

LATEST: YOKO ONO has lashed out at the British media for suggesting she still bears a grudge against former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. Ono allegedly took a swipe at McCartney's songwriting when she took...

Lohan To Star In Lennon Assassination Movie

LINDSAY LOHAN's attempts to ditch her teen queen image have gone one step further - she has reportedly signed to star in JOHN LENNON assassination movie CHAPTER 27. The MEAN GIRLS actress will star...

New Lennon Songs Set For Release

Songs composed by late BEATLE JOHN LENNON and his protege BRUCE BIERMAN are set to be released, decades after the tracks were written. Little-known rocker Bierman struck up a friendship with the IMAGINE star...

Waxwork Beatles Sell At Auction

Waxwork heads of THE BEATLES from the cover of their classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND sold for $146,700 (GBP81,500) at auction yesterday (27OCT05). The busts of JOHN LENNON, GEORGE HARRISON, RINGO...

Presley Remains Top Dead Celebrity Earner

Legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY remains the highest earning dead celebrity - 28 years after he passed away in 1977. Forbes' annual list of Ten Top Earning Dead Celebrities shows Presley is the top earner...

Hardcore Rockers Say Happy Christmas

Hardcore rock acts like THE USED and MY AMERICAN HEART are offering their fans a quirky Christmas (05) treat - a new heavy reworking of classic festive tunes and modern Yule songs. The groups...

Lennon Lyrics To Be Auctioned

The envelope on which former BEATLE JOHN LENNON handwrote the lyrics of GIVE PEACE A CHANCE is going under the hammer in London. Bonhams auction house expect the rare music memorabilia to fetch in...

Elton Proud Of Professionalism At Diana's Funeral

SIR ELTON JOHN's proudest professional moment came when he performed at late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' funeral - because he had to call on all his skill to get through the somber performance...

Lennon/ono Shot Tops Magazine Covers List

Iconic photos taken of JOHN LENNON on what would be the last day of his life have topped a new list of the best magazine covers of all time. Lennon posed for photographs with...

Mccartney Apologies For Ono's Attack

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has apologised on behalf of YOKO ONO for her embarrassing on him at the Q Awards - insisting the Japanese artist is "not the brightest of buttons". Ono took a...

Ono To Mark Lennon Anniversary In Britain

YOKO ONO will break from tradition when she marks the 25th anniversary of her late husband JOHN LENNON's assassination this year (05), by spending it away from their New York City apartment. Ono has...

Lennon's Anger At World At War

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON would have been furious at the state of the world 25 years after his death, according to his widow YOKO ONO. Lennon spent much of his life campaigning for world...

Lennon The Computer Geek

JOHN LENNON would have become a computer geek if he'd lived into the 21st century, according to his widow YOKO ONO. Ono is convinced the BEATLE - who was murdered by crazed fan MARK...

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