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Widow To Finish Donegan Autobiography

The widow of LONNIE DONEGAN will reveal why her skiffle legend husband died a poor man when she completes his unfinished autobiography. Donegan, who had 27 top 20 UK singles in one six-year period,...

Lennon Launches Record Label To Resurrect Career

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has set up his own record label so he can release his past music catalogue - because his CD releases were shelved by the labels and distributors he's previously...

Lennon Lover Left Out Of Ono Musical

JOHN LENNON's ex-lover MAY PANG has slammed his widow YOKO ONO for erasing her relationship with the late BEATLE from the Broadway, New York musical about his life. Pang was originally Lennon and Ono's...

Beatles' Offspring Top Richest Musical Youth List

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI is officially the wealthiest young person in British music, after inheriting a staggering $264 million (GBP140 million) fortune from his father. Ex-SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM and her soccer...

All-star Cast Set For Lennon Adaptation

A host of stars including LIV TYLER, VAL KILMER, VINCENT GALLO and ASIA ARGENTO are vying for roles in SEAN LENNON's film adaptation of Japanese book COIN LOCKER BABIES. Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's youngest...

Kelly Failed To Recognise Children Of Rock

KELLY OSBOURNE was left more than a little puzzled when she joined 14 other rock star offspring for the front cover of the new edition of ROLLING STONE magazine - she didn't recognise most of...

Stars Line Up For Movie By John Lennon's Son

A screenplay penned by JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has generated interest from VINCENT GALLO, LIV TYLER and ASIA ARGENTO, who are all vying for roles in the independent movie. Sean served as one of...

Beatles Generating Millions - 25 Years On

Legendary group THE BEATLES are generating millions of dollars in royalties - even though they split 25 years ago. APPLE CORPS, which handles the ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE quartet's joint business interests, has...

Lennon Wives Honour John's Memory

YOKO ONO and CYNTHIA LENNON are both working on projects to mark the 25th anniversary of their former husband JOHN LENNON's tragic murder. Ono, who was married to the former BEATLE when he was...

Ono Blasts Society's Ageism

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has slammed the western world's intolerance of older people. The 72-year-old argues older generations are sidelined in modern society's eternal quest for youth - even though there are...

Mccartney Accused Of Making Sacked Publicist Mentally Unstable

LATEST: Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's former publicist GEOFF BAKER has accused the ex-BEATLE of making him mentally unstable before firing him. The 62-year-old superstar sparked a war of words with Baker by posting...

Mccartney Scraps Love Songs Album

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has ditched plans to record an album of BEATLES love songs because he couldn't get the estates of JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON to agree with him on the project. McCartney...

Beatles Founder Dies

ERIC GRIFFITHS, the founding member of the band that became THE BEATLES, died on Saturday (29JAN05) following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 64. Griffiths formed THE QUARRYMEN with his school pal JOHN...

Lennon's Shoplifting Days

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON was an obsessive shoplifter during his student days in the 1950s, according to a former pal. The kleptomaniac IMAGINE singer would steal items from one particular bookstore in Liverpool,...

Tennant Influenced By Lennon

PET SHOP BOYS singer NEIL TENNANT was inspired to pursue a songwriting career by late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. The WEST END GIRLS star, who is famed for his unconventional lyrical approach to song-writing,...

Donegan Forced Lennon To Take Guitar Lessons

Late Beatle JOHN LENNON almost gave up playing the guitar, because he found it too difficult to master. The star only resumed the lessons he was taking after LONNIE DONEGAN's skiffle music craze swept...

Mccartney Mistaken For Lennon

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS reportedly exploded in rage at a passer-by in New York last week (ends07JAN05), after he mistook her husband for his late BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON. The pair were...

Lennon Letter Up For Auction

A letter written by a financially poor JOHN LENNON before he achieved international fame and fortune in THE BEATLES is expected to raise thousands at auction. In the 1962 note, the late IMAGINE star...

Banderas And Griffith See Dakota Application Turned Down

Married couple ANTONIO BANDERAS and MELANIE GRIFFITH have had an application to move into New York's notorious Dakota building turned down - because residents don't want another JOHN LENNON "incident". Ex-BEATLE Lennon lived in...

Toilet Roll Not Used By Beatles Up For Auction

BEATLES memorabilia has gone to back to basics with the auction of a roll of toilet paper the Fab Four refused to use, with a starting price of $76,000 (GBP40,000). The Beatles - JOHN...

Mccartney Angry With Ono's Beatles Song Ban

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is fuming over YOKO ONO's refusal to allow him to include his ballad YESTERDAY on a new solo album. Ono, the widow of late Beatle JOHN LENNON, insists the classic 60s...

Beatles' Guitar Fetches Six-figure Sum At Auction

A guitar played by the late BEATLES stars JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON has fetched $529,200 (GBP294,000) at an auction in New York. Harrison used the Gibson SG instrument from 1966 to 1969...

Uri Geller Reveals Lennon's Alien Encounter

JOHN LENNON died thinking aliens exist, according to the late BEATLE's psychic friend, URI GELLER. Geller has revealed Lennon told him he'd had a late-night visit from extra-terrestrials a year before he was shot...

Lennon's Artwork Arrives On Diaper Bags

Late rocker JOHN LENNON's artwork will soon be accessible to all his fans - on a range of diaper bags. The colourful satchels are part of the John Lennon REAL LOVE collection, consisting of...

Cole's Christmas Song Tops Poll

NAT KING COLE's version of THE CHRISTMAS SONG has beat 599 other hits to top a list of seasonal tracks. A November (04) test of 600 seasonal songs conducted by America's EDISON RESEARCH on behalf...

Madonna Fears 'Crazy Stalker'

MADONNA is terrified to leave her home, as she fears she will be shot by an obsessive stalker. The MATERIAL GIRL has reportedly been followed by a middle-aged American man since the start of her...

The Beatles' Lost Love Children

A British TV documentary will shock BEATLES fans with claims the Fab Four fathered a string of children before they married. The CHANNEL FIVE network alleges the group's manager BRIAN EPSTEIN provided prostitutes for...

Beatle And Stones Guitars To Be Auctioned

Guitars owned by late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON and ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS are forming the centre piece of an auction of entertainment memorabilia next month (DEC04). Late Harrison's GIBSON SG instrument, which was also...

Stalker Threatens George Michael

Former WHAM! star GEORGE MICHAEL is fearing for his life after being bombarded with a succession of threatening emails from an obsessive stalker. The fan broke into the pop hunk's luxury London home and...

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