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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...

Beatles More Popular Than Elvis At Auction

THE BEATLES have triumphed over rival rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY at an American auction - suits worn by the Fab Four sold but the King's lot failed to attract big enough bids....

Abbey Road Locals Fume At Beatles Tributes

London residents living near THE BEATLES' former recording studios are petitioning their local council to remove fans' graffiti from the walls of the famous Abbey Road building. Locals in St John's Wood, north west...

Lennon Voted Number One Icon

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been voted the Greatest Music Star Of All Time by a British music magazine. Lennon - who was murdered by deranged fan MARK CHAPMAN in New York in 1981...

Jovovich Dating Lennon?

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's son SEAN is reportedly dating actress MILLA JOVOVICH. Last week (ends4NOV04), the pair were spotted together at SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' birthday party in New York where supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL...

Ono Shows Lennon's Corpse On Dvd

YOKO ONO has released a picture of JOHN LENNON's corpse on the DVD of his greatest hits. The picture shows THE BEATLES legend's dead body lying on a mortuary slab after he was fatally...

Yoko Ono Tops Dance Chart

YOKO ONO has spectacularly topped the American dance chart at the age of 71. The track, called EVERY MAN HAS A MAN WHO LOVES HIM, is a revamped version of her 80's hit EVERY...

A Perfect Circle Cover Protest Songs

Heavy rockers A PERFECT CIRCLE are cashing in on the American presidential election by releasing an album of classic protest songs. The group, led by TOOL star MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN, have recorded covers of...

Ono: 'I Love Stella Mccartney'

YOKO ONO may have publicly fallen out with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, but she still loves his daughter STELLA. JOHN LENNON's ex-wife infuriated the MULL OF KINTYRE singer when she refused to allow the...

Mccartney's Cheap First Disc Is Costliest Record In UK

An early disc created by three of the original BEATLES has become England's most expensive record of all time worth at $180,000 (GBP100,000) - even though it only cost 90 pence ($1.60) to make in...

New Lennon Material To Be Released

YOKO ONO has given permission for previously unreleased recordings by late rocker JOHN LENNON to hit music stores later this year (04). The album ACOUSTIC will feature songs taken from Lennon's personal recording archive,...

Presley Is Top Dead Earner

Rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY is still topping rich lists 27 years after his death - he's been named the world's biggest earning dead celebrity. Boosted by the re-release of his 1954 hit...

Nixon Tried To Deport Lennon

Former US President RICHARD NIXON tried to get JOHN LENNON deported from America by fabricating drug charges, because he feared the late BEATLE's protests against the Vietnam War would end his presidency, according to FEDERAL...

Chapman: I Deserve Nothing

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN told parole officers he doesn't deserve to be freed. Chapman, who was convicted of murdering the former BEATLE in 1980, was refused parole in New York earlier this month...

Primal Scream In Charity Plea

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE has urged more musicians to use their influence to help charitable causes. The band - who are performing benefit concert HOPING FOR PALESTINE in London tomorrow night (16OCT04) to...

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