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Lennon Honoured With Talking Doll

Legendary former BEATLE JOHN LENNON is to be honoured in the wake of the 25th anniversary of his death with a talking doll. The IMAGINE hitmaker, who was shot dead outside his New York...

Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the former BEATLE's HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) anthem for a...

Beatles Sue Emi

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the relatives of late BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON are suing record company EMI over $54 million (GBP30 million) in unpaid royalties. London's High Court will...

Lennon Cheque Makes A Loss At Auction

A cheque signed by former BEATLE JOHN LENNON has made a loss at auction - selling for only half its original price. The bizarre piece of memorabilia was snatched up for just $3,600 (GBP2,000)...

Stars Pay Tribute To Nilsson In New Documentary

ROBIN WILLIAMS, RANDY NEWMAN and YOKO ONO are among the celebrities paying tribute to late singer/songwriter HARRY NILSSON in a new documentary. WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (AND WHY IS EVERYBODY TALKIN' ABOUT HIM?) will...

Lennon Film-makers Dogged By Security

A film charting the life of JOHN LENNON's assassin has been criticised as disrespectful for shooting at the location where the former BEATLE was murdered. Security officials outside the Dakota apartment building, where the...

Mccartney Speaks Out About Lennon's Death

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has spoken out about the death of his friend and former bandmate JOHN LENNON, a day after the 25th anniversary of his murder. McCartney was devastated when he discovered his longterm...

Lennon's Egg Legacy To Geller

A brass egg given to former BEATLE JOHN LENNON "by aliens" has gone on show in London. The ornament, which Lennon gave to Israeli-born paranormalist URI GELLER before his untimely murder on 8 December...

U2 Pay Tribute To John Lennon

Irish band U2 performed a cover of THE BEATLES classic NORWEIGAN WOOD yesterday (08DEC05) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder. The ELEVATION hitmakers, currently on the US leg of their VERTIGO...

Japan Marks Lennon Anniversary

Japan marked the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death today (08DEC05) by holding a free concert at a specially built museum. The late BEATLE's Japanese widow YOKO ONO approved the building of the John...

Lennon's Infamous Mbe Medal Found In Vault

The Member Of The British Empire (MBE) medal JOHN LENNON returned in protest to British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been discovered on the 25th anniversary of the late BEATLE's murder. Lennon and his...

Fans Mourn Lennon 25 Years On

Fans of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON are today (8DEC05) marking the 25th anniversary of his murder. The singer was shot dead outside his New York City apartment block by MARK DAVID CHAPMAN on 8...

Beatles Reunion Was In Progress, Says Producer

THE BEATLES were planning their reunion when JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to the record producer working with the late rocker on the night he was shot. JACK DOUGLAS, who produced Lennon's final album...

Lennon's Cousin Fumes Over Chapman Tapes

JOHN LENNON's cousin STANLEY PARKES has slammed British TV network Channel 4 over their controversial decision to broadcast tapes of the rocker's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN. Channel 4 will broadcast 15-year-old recordings made by...

Mccartney Had Planned To Reunite Beatles

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY planned to reunite THE BEATLES a year before JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to a newly released record contract. In a 1979 deal with CBS Records, McCartney claimed he could again...

Lennon Thought Jagger Copied Him

JOHN LENNON accused ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER of imitating THE BEATLES during the bands' 1960s heyday in a 'lost' 1970 magazine interview. The late singer described Jagger as "a joke" in a...

Wonder Predicted Lennon Assassination

STEVIE WONDER was unsurprised by JOHN LENNON's murder - because he always feared the star's atheist beliefs would bring about his demise. The EBONY AND IVORY hitmaker was devastated when the former BEATLE was...

Douglas Pushes For Tighter Gun Control

FATAL ATTRACTION star MICHAEL DOUGLAS is planning to lobby the US government for tighter gun control, because he's still haunted by rocker JOHN LENNON's 1980 shooting death. Lennon was murdered outside his New York...

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...

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