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John Lennon's Killer Craved Fame

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN shot the former BEATLE because he wanted some of his fame, an admission he made during a parole board hearing last week (05OCT04). Chapman - who was refused...

Beatles Show To Hit Las Vegas

The surviving BEATLES have joined forces with world renowned theatre group CIRQUE DU SOLEIL to create a new Las Vegas show. SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and RINGO STARR will not appear in the $100 million...

Lennon Was Boyle's Best Man

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND star PETER BOYLE had a rock 'n' roll moment at his 1977 nuptials - JOHN LENNON was his best man. Boyle, 68, walked down the aisle with LORAINE ALTERMAN in 1977,...

Lennon Art Marks Birthday

An exhibition of JOHN LENNON's art work has been launched in New York to celebrate what would have been his 64th birthday. Titled WHEN I'M 64 - after the BEATLES song of the same...

Bohemian Rhapsody Tops Another Poll

QUEEN's legendary anthem BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been voted the most popular British song of all time. Listeners of Britain's CAPITAL GOLD radio station voted for the six-minute song, which is the only track to...

Lennon's Killer Refused Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been ordered to spend at least two more years in prison, following a moving testimony by the late BEATLE's widow YOKO ONO. Chapman, who shot Lennon outside his...

Ozzy: Beatles Were My Inspiration

Metal star OZZY OSBOURNE has credited rock'n'roll legends THE BEATLES for inspiring the reality star to become a rocker. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman likens JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL McCARTNEY to modern day...

Professor Wins Lennon Papers Case

A University of California professor has won a major case against the FBI after they refused to let him read their secret files on JOHN LENNON. JONATHAN WIENER has spent the past 20 years...

Ono Begs Chiefs Not To Release Lennon's Killer

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has begged New York parole chiefs not to release the late BEATLE's murderer MARK CHAPMAN, next week (begs04OCT04). Crazed fan Chapman, 49, has served 24 years for killing Lennon...

Lennon's Sister Condemns Ono's Art Work

JOHN LENNON's half-sister is furious his widow YOKO ONO is displaying pornographic paintings of the ex-BEATLE's late mother - and she's determined to have them removed. JULIA BAIRD is disgusted Ono's controversial images...

Jagger Ready To Ditch Lennon

ELIZABETH JAGGER is planning to ditch on-off boyfriend SEAN LENNON, because she's too young to be tied down. The model daughter of ROLLING STONE SIR MICK has been dating late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's 28-year-old...

Fears For Lennon's Killer If Released

JOHN LENNON fans are threatening revenge attacks on his murderer MARK CHAPMAN, should he be released by a New York parole board next month (OCT04). Crazed BEATLES fan Chapman has served 24 years for...

Lennon Killer In Release Bid

Tragic rocker JOHN LENNON's murderer could be a free man next month (OCT04), if he satisfies a parole board he's safe to leave jail. In December 1980, MARK DAVID CHAPMAN shot the BEATLES star...

Ono Shocks With Breast Picture

YOKO ONO has unveiled her controversial new photo exhibition, featuring close-up shots of a woman's breasts and genitalia. But the widow of BEATLE JOHN LENNON insists her work is not meant to shock....

New Musical About John Lennon

A musical about the life of former BEATLE JOHN LENNON is set to open on New York's Broadway next summer (05), in time for the 25th anniversary of his murder. The show, titled LENNON...

Lennon's Romance With Jagger Back On

Rock offspring SEAN LENNON and ELIZABETH JAGGER proved their relationship is back on, by passionately kissing at a star-studded bash. The pair - the son of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON and ROLLING STONE SIR...

New Lennon Albums Set For Release

JOHN LENNON fans are set for a couple of extra special gifts this Christmas (04) - the dead BEATLE has two new albums ready for release. The rocker's classic ROCK 'N' ROLL has been...

Madonna Leaves Fans In Tears

Pop queen MADONNA reduced her sold-out Paris audience to tears when she dedicated her cover version of late JOHN LENNON's IMAGINE to victims of the recent Russian hostage crisis. The MATERIAL GIRL interrupted...

Clapton's Ex-wife Regrets Spurning Lennon

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON's second wife PATTIE BOYD still regrets not inviting late rocker JOHN LENNON to their wedding. The couple married on 27 March 1979 and devastated Lennon by spurning him, but inviting all...

Hilton In Bijou Battle With New Husband

Newly-married socialite NICKY HILTON is already at loggerheads with husband TODD MEISTER - over her close pal BIJOU PHILLIPS. The sister of controversial reality star PARIS is stuck in the middle of a feud...

Ono Remade Give Peace A Chance After 9/11

YOKO ONO decided to remake GIVE PEACE A CHANCE, her duet with her late husband JOHN LENNON, after the events of September 11 (01) left her deeply shaken. Ono has joined a range of...

Yoko Oks Lennon Trainers

JOHN LENNON will be the focus of a new NIKE trainer range after his widow YOKO ONO gave the company her blessing. The late BEATLE - who was shot dead in 1980 - wore...

Beatles' Grammys Up For Sale

Two GRAMMY AWARDS won by THE BEATLES and bandmember SIR PAUL McCARTNEY are up for auction on Saturday (14AUG04). The Fab Four won the golden trophy for A HARD DAY'S NIGHT, while McCartney is...

Lennon And Jagger 'Still Dating' Says Hall

Texan beauty JERRY HALL has lashed out at claims her model daughter ELIZABETH JAGGER has dumped JOHN LENNON's son SEAN LENNON. Model-turned-actress Hall says Jagger - whose father is ROLLING STONE MICK - and...

Granny Wins Fight With Lennon Over Loud Music

Rock offspring JULIAN LENNON has lost a battle with an old woman and has been ordered to turn down the volume at his Spanish nightclub RED BAR. The un-named woman has won a noise...

Mccartney: John And I Were Alike

Rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has discredited claims his vision for THE BEATLES greatly differed from the direction JOHN LENNON wanted to take their music, at least in the early days. The HEY JUDE star...

Mccartney: John's Christ Comment Was Misunderstood

Rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has defended JOHN LENNON's controversial statement that THE BEATLES were "bigger" than JESUS CHRIST, insisting his words were misinterpreted. Lennon - who was assassinated in New York in December 1980...

Ringo Shows Off Beatles Postcard Collection In New Book

BEATLES drummer RINGO STARR plans to release a limited edition quarter-leather bound book of postcards from JOHN LENNON, PAUL McCARTNEY and GEORGE HARRISON, dating back nearly 40 years. The collection will feature 53 cards,...

Yoko's 24-Year-old Tune Becomes A Gay Marriage Anthem

A 1980 YOKO ONO song has been adopted as a pro-gay marriage anthem as it races up America's dance music charts. Ono has re-recorded new versions of EVERY MAN HAS A WOMAN WHO LOVES...

Damon's Mom Praises 'Caring' Son

Hollywood heart-throb MATT DAMON has been a "caring" human being since the tender age of 10 - according to his mother NANCY CARLSSON-PAIGE. LESLEY UNIVERSITY professor Carlsson-Paige was delighted when her famous son offered...

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