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Lennon Terrified His Son

Peace-loving former BEATLE JOHN LENNON was an erratic and violent parent, according to his first wife CYNTHIA. The 66-year-old claims their son JULIAN was left mentally scarred by Lennon's neglect and unreasonable behaviour....

Spector Sues Agent For Embezzlement

Record producer PHIL SPECTOR, who is awaiting trial for murder, is suing his financial agent MICHELLE BLAINE, claiming she stoles thousands of dollars from his bank accounts. Spector, 64, filed suit in Los Angeles...

Art Critics Reconsider 'Mccartney Is Dead' Myth

New York's top art critics are refuelling the rock 'n' roll myth that PAUL McCARTNEY died over three decades ago - after taking a rare close-up view of his paintings. Top Big Apple celebrity...

Lennon Manuscript Up For Auction

The original manuscript of JOHN LENNON's hit song GIVE PEACE A CHANCE is to be sold at a London auction house in November (05). The late BEATLE composed the track on 1 June 1969...

Daily Mail Apologises To Yoko Ono

British newspaper The Daily Mail has issued an official apology to JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO after alleging she photographed the singer's bloodstained glasses on the pavement outside their Dakota apartment on the night of...

Lennon Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Online

The white suit JOHN LENNON wore on the front cover of THE BEATLES album ABBEY ROAD is to be auctioned next month (OCT05) on the internet - for an expected $150,000 (GBP83,000). The sale...

Stars Communist Files Revealed

Late screen siren MARILYN MONROE was a suspected communist and tracked by the FBI. Newly-released documents reveal Monroe was just a number of stars the Federal Bureau of Investigation kept files on - including...

Miles Davis Artwork Exhibition

The last painting by legendary jazz star MILES DAVIS is to be unveiled for the first time in Edinburgh, Scotland on Wednesday (21SEP05). The piece, entitled Gold Face, will form part of an exhibition...

Mccartney Felt Lennon's Presence At Beatles Reunion

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is convinced late rocker JOHN LENNON took on the form of a white peacock and visited his former THE BEATLES bandmates during a recording session for his song FREE AS A BIRD....

Mccartney's Not Scared

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is unfazed by the prospect of being stalked, even though his former THE BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON were subjected to savage attacks by crazed fans. Lennon was shot...

Harrison Tricked Lennon Into Lsd Binge

JOHN LENNON and his first wife CYNTHIA first experienced hallucinogenic drug LSD when GEORGE HARRISON spiked their drinks with it. Harrison pulled the prank after inviting the couple to a dinner party he held...

Mccartney Loves Guitar Therapy

Pop legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will never stop writing songs - because writing music is his therapy. The former BEATLE loves being able to turn his pain into music and confesses he spends hours...

Lennon Musical To Close

A Broadway music based on the life of JOHN LENNON will close after just six weeks on the New York stage, after disappointing audiences and critics alike. The cast of LENNON, created with help...

Mccartney: 'Lennon Always Topped Me'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY insists he shared a fiercely competitive relationship with JOHN LENNON even after THE BEATLES split up. The 61-year-old rocker recalls how the pair jousted creatively in a flurry of ongoing musical...

Mccartney Cautious Around Self-declared 'Fans'

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is cautious whenever he meets people who describe themselves as a "fan" - because he fears they're fanatics who are out to attack him. According to his wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY,...

Mccartney Conjures Up Lennon's Spirit In The Studio

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY still uses late songwriting partner JOHN LENNON for inspiration when he's stuck with melodies and lyrics. The former BEATLE admits he often conjures up the spirit of Lennon to help him...

Beatles Track Named Best British Song

THE BEATLES hit A DAY IN THE LIFE has been named the Best British Song of all time, by a magazine poll. Music experts, quizzed by Q Magazine, chose the track over THE KINKS'...

Starr's Birthplace To Be Destroyed

The British birthplace of former BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR is to be destroyed, as local officials have decided it has "no historical significance". The house in the Dingle district of Liverpool, England, was initially...

Byrne Refused To Honour Lennon

TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE horrified his bandmates on the day of JOHN LENNON's tragic murder in 1980 by refusing to pay tribute to the star during their concert that night. The ROAD TO...

Lennon Shock At Pregnancy Announcement

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA LENNON has revealed that the pop legend was horrified when she announced that she was pregnant. 21-year old Lennon received the bombshell just as THE BEATLES were beginning to...

Documentary Covers Lennon's Us Residence Fight

Late British rocker JOHN LENNON's effort to become a legal resident of the US is set to be the subject of a new documentary. The IMAGINE singer's widow, YOKO ONO, has agreed to cooperate...

Lennon Phone Bill Worth Thousands

A telephone bill belonging to JOHN LENNON is set to fetch a staggering $360,000 (GBP200,000) at auction this month (28SEPT05) - because the late BEATLE penned the lyrics to I'M ONLY SLEEPING on it....

Lennon Urinated On Nuns

Music legend JOHN LENNON was nicknamed "the Devil's own child" by rock 'n' roll star LITTLE RICHARD after the BEATLE urinated on German nuns during an early tour. The Beatles were supporting the TOOTIE...

Mccartney Starstruck And Tongue-tied By Everly

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY may be one of the most famous men in the world, but he was painfully starstruck when he met childhood musical idol PHIL EVERLY. Both McCartney and late BEATLES...

The Beatles Championed To Appear On British Money

Legendary pop group THE BEATLES could soon find themselves pictured on the British GBP20 note to honour their incredible achievements in the 1960s. Calls for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the late JOHN...

Bjork Donates Swan Dress To Charity Auction

Icelandic singer BJORK's infamous swan dress is among 150 celebrity fashion items to be sold on internet auction site eBay to raise money for charity next month (SEP05). The acclaimed performer was mocked...

Lennon 'Considered National Threat'

Late music legend JOHN LENNON was convinced the American government bugged his house phone because it considered him a national threat. The former BEATLE, who famously accused the US government of spying on him...

Lennon Resented Imagine

THE BEATLES star JOHN LENNON resented critics labelling his hugely successful solo album IMAGINE as the best he would ever produce, because he believed he would live long enough to pen a superior record....

Lennon: 'Split With Ono Made Me Insane'

Late legend JOHN LENNON felt he was losing his grip on sanity during his year-long separation from wife YOKO ONO in 1974. The former BEATLE, who was shot dead in 1980 by MARK...

Mccartney + Lennon Wrote Swimming Pool Song

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON wrote EIGHT DAYS A WEEK just so Lennon could buy himself a swimming pool with the profits. McCartney knew the BEATLES were rich when he and his songwriting...

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