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Mclaren: 'Pistols Stopped My Waxwork Plan'

Punk svengali MALCOLM McLAREN has blasted his former band the SEX PISTOLS for acting like "girls" after they snubbed his plan to burn waxworks of THE BEATLES. Outrageous McLaren, who managed the Sex Pistols...

Yoko And Sean Stage Multi-media Performance

Japanese artist YOKO ONO and her son SEAN LENNON are teaming up for a one-off multi-media performance in Paris, France. The widow of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON and her 30-year-old son will use art,...

Davies Relates To Lennon After Shooting

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES believes he can relate to how JOHN LENNON felt in his dying moments, after he survived a shooting two years ago. The WATERLOO SUNSET singer was shot in New...

Monaghan Took Drugs To Copy The Beatles

LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is such a huge fan of THE BEATLES he once experimented with marijuana and hallucinogenic drugs to be like his hero JOHN LENNON. Monaghan, who plays a heroin addict in...

Leto Unwinds On Tour

Actor JARED LETO plans to unwind after playing JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN by going on tour with his band THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS. The ALEXANDER star, who bulked up to play the...

Yoko Ono Tried To Stop Filming On Her Doorstep

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is being forced to watch the reenaction of her husband's murder on the doorstep of her New York City home, after failing to ban producers from filming new movie CHAPTER...

Hunky Leto Gets Chunky For Lennon Killer Role

Actor JARED LETO is the latest Hollywood star to gain weight for his leading role in CHAPTER 27 - about the murder of JOHN LENNON. The heart-throb, who has been linked romantically to such...

Lennon's Handwritten Lyrics For Sale

JOHN LENNON's original handwritten lyrics to THE BEATLES' classic A DAY IN THE LIFE went on sale yesterday (17JAN06), on the 39th anniversary he was inspired to write the song after reading a newspaper....

Lennon And Lohan Hang Out

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN is spending time with singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN to help her research her forthcoming role in CHAPTER 27 - a movie about his father's 1980 assassination. The unlikely pair have been...

Cavern Founder Dies

ALAN SYTNER, the founder of the legendary Cavern Club made famous by THE BEATLES, has died. Sytner was holidaying in France when he fell ill and passed away yesterday (12JAN06). It was the underground...

Yoko Snubs New Lennon Material

YOKO ONO has refused to co-operate with singer/songwriter BRUCE BIERMAN's plans to release material he composed with her late husband JOHN LENNON. Little-known rocker Bierman struck up a friendship with the IMAGINE star in...

Julian Lennon Eyes Comeback

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN is planning a pop comeback eight years after his last studio album came out in 1998. The 42-year-old became disillusioned when record company executives deliberately released his PHOTOGRAPH...

Imagine Britain's Favourite Song

JOHN LENNON's iconic track IMAGINE has been named the UK's number one song in a poll conducted by Virgin Radio. It beat out competition from THE BEATLES' songs HEY JUDE and LET IT BE...

Lennon Caught In Plane Flame Drama

SEAN LENNON was among 300 passengers left in a state of panic when a Boeing 747 was forced to make an emergency landing at New York City's JFK airport after an engine caught fire....

Lennon Looking For Love

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN is so desperate to find love, he has recruited the help of a US newspaper to find a new girlfriend. The 30-year-old tells the New York Post's Page Six column...

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...

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