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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 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...

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...

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...

Kapranos Blasts 'Ono Criticises Mccartney' Stories

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed media reports YOKO ONO had a dig at SIR PAUL McCARTNEY at the Q Awards on Monday (10OCT05) as "perverse". On collecting the Special Award at the...

Ono Slams Mills Mccartney Criticism

YOKO ONO has dismissed media criticism of SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's marriage to former model HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY, because she knows the former BEATLE has chosen the right woman for him. Ono, who was famously...

Mccartney: 'Lennon's Songs Born Out Of Unhappy Past'

Late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON's talent for songwriting was a result of profound heart-ache, according to bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. McCartney admits he has often attempted to write emotionally charged lyrics for songs, but...

Gallagher Speaks Of His Wish To 'Protect' Ono

OASIS wildman LIAM GALLAGHER feels an urge to "hug" YOKO ONO whenever he meets her, and last night's (10OCT05) Q Awards in London was no exception. Gallagher has spoken of his admiration for Ono's...

Superfan Finds Beatles' Lost Shots

Lost photographs of THE BEATLES, tracked down and collected by superfan MARK HAYWARD, are being released in a new book. Hayward spent years purchasing the photographs and their copyrights for the new book, THE...

Ono Tells Of Lennon's Beatles Cover Agony

JOHN LENNON used to worry about why so few musicians covered his songs compared to how many reinterpreted the work of his fellow BEATLE PAUL McCARTNEY, according to his widow YOKO ONO. On collecting...

Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

Oasis Triumph At Q Awards

British rockers OASIS have triumphed at the Q Awards today (10OCT05), winning Best Album for DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, and the People's Choice Award - but longstanding rivals COLDPLAY have taken home the top prize:...

Gallagher: 'I Have No Time For Lennon's Campaigning'

OASIS singer LIAM GALLAGHER finds it difficult to appreciate the late JOHN LENNON's humanitarian efforts, despite the fact he has always loved the BEATLE's music. Gallagher, who named his son LENNON in honour of...

Lennon's Stamp Collection On Display

JOHN LENNON's stamp album has been put on display at Washington DC's Smithsonian National Postal Museum - and curators insist the find shows the late BEATLE was a fanatical collector. Officials at the museum...

Cynthia's Dinner Invitation To Cheating Lennon And Ono

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA was so shocked when she caught her husband cheating on her with YOKO ONO, she invited the lovers out to dinner. The late BEATLE's teenage sweetheart, who became his...

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