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Lennon Tunic Fetches $175,000

A tunic worn by JOHN LENNON which influenced THE BEATLES' costumes on the cover of classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND fetched $175,000 (GBP100,000) at auction yesterday (28JUL05). The A HARD DAY'S...

Lennon Jacket To Raise A Fortune

JOHN LENNON's tunic - thought to have inspired the SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND album cover - is set to raise over $180,000 (GBP100,000) at auction this week (begs25JUL05) in London. The military...

Mani Defends Gillespie's Glastonbury Performance

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker MANI has defended the behaviour of his bandmate BOBBY GILLESPIE at the Glastonbury Festival in southwest England last month (JUN05). KILL ALL HIPPIES star Gillespie appeared to be intoxicated during his...

Lennon Exhibition Marks His Birth And Death

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's childhood memorabilia is being exhibited at his former British home, to mark the 65th anniversary of his birth and the 25 years since he was assassinated. The IMAGINE singer's widow...

Brits Fail To Recognise Lennon

British music-lovers have exposed their ignorance in a staggering new poll - which shows more people recognise Christian crooner SIR CLIFF RICHARD than iconic former BEATLE JOHN LENNON. A shocking 56 per cent...

Mccartney Dreams Of Beatles Reunion

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY predicts THE BEATLES would have reformed for LIVE 8 if all the band members had still been alive - because JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON would have been desperate to help the...

Lennon 'Yearned To Renew Affair Before Death'

JOHN LENNON's former lover MAY PANG was devastated when the BEATLE died in 1980 - because he told her he wanted to renew their affair, weeks before his tragic assassination. Pang enjoyed a two-year...

Cooper Wants To Duet With Mccartney

Rocker ALICE COOPER would love to fulfil his lifetime dream of duetting with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, despite already having accomplished a drunken singalong with the BEATLE's late bandmate JOHN LENNON. The SCHOOL'S OUT hitmaker...

Gillespie's Behaviour Angers Glastonbury Officials

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE shocked organisers of the Glastonbury Festival in southwest England yesterday (26JUL05), when he refused to leave the stage. The KILL ALL HIPPIES star appeared to be intoxicated as he...

Lennon In-law Quizzed Over Child Sex Assault

The future father-in-law of JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has been arrested over alleged sexual assaults on an eight-year-old girl. Police on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca are questioning multi-millionaire Robert Bayliss after a...

Lennon Stamps Go On Display In America

Stamps JOHN LENNON collected as a boy in Liverpool, England are to go on show in America. Curators at the Smithsonian Institution's National Postal Museum have acquired Lennon's childhood stamp album from a British...

Noel Quickly Put An End To Liam's Lennon Aspirations

OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is so obsessed with the late BEATLE JOHN LENNON he once impersonated his idol's accent and insisted all those around him call him 'John'. But bandmate and brother NOEL GALLAGHER...

Mccartneys Fear For Beatrice

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY fiercely guards her baby with her husband and former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, because she's terrified she will suffer the same fate as his late bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON....

Lennon's Lucy In The Sky Dies

LUCY RICHARDSON, the inspiration behind THE BEATLES' hit LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS, died two weeks ago (01JUN05) following a two year cancer battle. She was 47. Richardson, who became a...

Strawberry Field Not Forever

The children's home which inspired THE BEATLES' hit STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER has closed. The Liverpool, England facility, Strawberry Field, has been run by the Salvation Army for almost 70 years. JOHN LENNON left...

Madonna And Sting 'To Duet At Dazzling Live 8 Finale'

Pop superstar MADONNA and STING will reportedly provide a dazzling finale to the star-studded LIVE 8 charity concert - by performing an historic cover of JOHN LENNON's poignant classic IMAGINE. The MATERIAL GIRL reportedly...

Marsden Rubbished Beatles Hit

GERRY MARSDEN, frontman of 1960s rockers GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS, was given a sneak preview of THE BEATLES' chart-topping 1963 single I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND before it was released - but he dismissed the...

Crystal Extends Run Of Broadway Show

LATEST: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY star BILLY CRYSTAL is enjoying his Broadway show 700 SUNDAYS so much, he's decided to extend it for an extra three weeks. The comedian, whose autobiographical show was supposed...

Lennon Wanted A Beatles Reunion, Says Lover

JOHN LENNON's former lover has blasted historical records for declaring the BEATLES' split was permanent, insisting they'd always planned to play together again. Lennon's personal assistant MAY PANG - who had an 18-month affair...

Lennon's Stamps For Sale

Former BEATLE JOHN LENNON's childhood stamp collection is expected to fetch around $53,000 (GBP29,000) when it is sold off at auction. The IMAGINE singer, who was murdered 25 years ago (DEC80) in New York,...

Ono Enraged Over Chapman Broadcast

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked British television network CHANNEL 4 for planning to broadcast an interview with the late BEATLE's crazed killer MARK CHAPMAN on the 25th anniversary of Lennon's death. The...

The Beatles' Album Secret Revealed

THE BEATLES' album cover for their classic 1965 disc HELP! was shot in a grim English car park - not the glamorous Austrian location originally believed by fans. JOHN LENNON, SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, GEORGE...

Lennon's Killer Set For Tv Interview

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN is preparing to discuss the rock legend's death on TV for the first time, as part of an upcoming British documentary. CHANNEL 4 bosses have requested a meeting...

Lennon Show Cancelled

The producers of a new musical based on the life of JOHN LENNON have scrapped the show's upcoming Boston, Massachusetts run after failing to impress critics in San Francisco, California. The musical, LENNON, opened...

Ono Wants To Be A Scissor Sister

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is desperate to collaborate with camp pop quintet SCISSOR SISTERS. The avant-garde Japanese musician met the LAURA hitmakers at a recent pop event in England - and was completely...

Lennon Picked Fight At British Beach Concert

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN tried to start a fight with a punk rock bassist during an appearance at Britain's ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival this weekend (ends24APR05). The son of the BEATLES legend, who was...

Chapman Waited A Day To Kill Lennon

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN was hanging around the entrance to the New York apartment complex where the ex-BEATLE met his death 24 hours before the fatal gunshot was fired, according to a cleaner...

Lennon's Rage Over Mccartney Drug Bust

JOHN LENNON was furious when he found out his "stupid" former BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY had been arrested in Japan for possessing marijuana, according to his cleaning lady. ROSAURA LORENZO was present in...

Lennon Was No Heroin Addict, Says Ex Employee

JOHN LENNON's cleaning lady has vehemently blasted rumours the ex-BEATLE was addicted to heroin, because he was too "obsessed" with his health to risk damaging himself with the deadly narcotic. ROSAURA LORENZO was employed...

Magical Beatles Footage Found

Lost film footage of THE BEATLES shooting their 1967 movie MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR has been unearthed in a BBC archive store. The tape, which hasn't been seen for 40 years, features the Fab Four...

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