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Yoko Ono Given Top Iceland Honour

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has been made an honorary citizen of Reykjavik, Iceland in recognition of her tireless efforts for world peace.The artist/singer was presented with the award by the region's Mayor Jon Gnarr...

Steve Earle To Headline Lennon Tribute Gig

Steve Earle and Marc Cohn are to headline a John Lennon charity tribute concert in New York in December (13).Venue bosses at Theatre Within, where the show will be staged two days before the anniversary...

John Lennon's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced

The Beatles legend John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced at the weekend (05-06Oct13).The Imagine icon's star, which lies next to Los Angeles' iconic Capitol Records building, was covered in graffiti...

Paul Mccartney Inspired By Beyonce

Sir Paul McCartney is influenced by Beyonce.The 71-year-old singer/songwriter makes a point of checking out the live shows by current chart artists because he wants to make sure his own concerts don't seem ''old fashioned''.He...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Collaborate With Thom Yorke?

Sir Paul McCartney is being advised by his daughter to collaborate with Thom Yorke. The Beatles legend has been urged by Stella to work with the Radiohead frontman but he admits, despite being keen, he...

John Lennon's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

The childhood home of 'The Beatles' member John Lennon is being put up for auction at Liverpool's Cavern Club on October 29th 2013.The property is a red bricked terrace house at No.9 Newcastle Road in...

John Lennon's Childhood Home Up For Auction

The Beatles legend John Lennon's childhood home is set to go up for auction.The house in Liverpool, England, where the late star lived for the first five years of his life will go on sale...

Yoko Ono Tops The Dance Chart With Remixes Of 1981'S Electro-pop Hit, 'Walking On Thin Ice'

Yoko Ono's re-envisaged single album, 'Walking On Thin Ice 2013' has become the pop culture icon's 11th chart topper after it rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Dance Club Play chart to...

Elton John Can't Watch John Lennon Footage Onstage

Sir Elton John has to look straight out at the audience when he performs his John Lennon tribute tune Empty Garden live because he fears he would burst into tears if he caught a glimpse...

John Lennon's Bermuda Trip Recreated For Itunes App

Fans of tragic Beatles star John Lennon can relive his 1980 trip to Bermuda as part of a new iTunes app, which will hit the online download store in November (13).John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes...

The Beatles Rarities Album To Be Released: 'On Air - Live At The Bbc Volume 2'

A new album from The Beatles will be released in November showcasing songs the Liverpool band recorded in the BBC's studios. The record, entitled On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2, will serve...

Wood Carving Of John Lennon's Original Sexy Sadie Lyrics Up For Sale

A piece of wood etched with the original lyrics of John Lennon's Beatles hit Sexy Sadie is set to go under the hammer at an upcoming auction in London.The Imagine icon initially opened the 1968...

John Lennon 'Tortured' By Beatles Session

John Lennon found recording with the Beatles ''torture'' at the end of their career. The late musician and songwriter talked about the making of the bands final album, 'Let It Be' in 1969 in a...

Ronnie Wood Meditates To Stay Sober

Ronnie Wood meditates and reads ''affirmation books'' to help him stay sober. The Rolling Stones guitarist beat alcohol addiction four years ago and has remained sober since, and uses five books published by US treatment...

Julian Lennon Spent 10 Years On Album

Julian Lennon spent 10 years crafting his latest album.The singer and songwriter - son of late Beatles musician John Lennon - spent a long time in the studio perfecting the tracks on 'Everything Changes' to...

John Lennon: 'Recording Beatles' Let It Be Was Torture'

Audio footage of an old interview with John Lennon, in which he describes the recording of The Beatles' final album as "torture", is set to be auctioned off nearly four decades after it was presumed...

Bloomingdale's Celebrates Beatlemania

Bloomingdales will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania with a new collection called Brit Style.The American department store is planning to honour British band The Beatles - consisting of John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, George...

Noel Gallagher Preferred The Pub To Writing Songs

Noel Gallagher says success made him want to ''go to the pub'' instead of writing new songs.The former Oasis rocker wrote some of the group's defining tracks when he was unemployment benefits and admitted the...

John Lennon's Tie Sells At Auction

A necktie once owned by John Lennon has sold for more than $4,500 (£3,000) at an auction in the U.K.The black knitted tie went under the hammer at the Beatles Shop in Lennon's native Liverpool,...

John Lennon's Jacket Auctioned For £7000: What Weird Celeb Items Have Been Sold?

The news has experienced a bit of a John Lennon frenzy in the past few days. The late Beatles guitarist has made headlines - or at least relics of him have - as news that...

John Lennon Tooth To Be Used For Dna Sequencing

A dentist has handed one of John Lennon's teeth over to scientists to have the Beatles legend's Dna extracted.Michael Zuk purchased the slain rocker's rotten molar for $30,000 (£20,000) two years ago (11), and has...

Dentist To Clone John Lennon

A dentist is planning to clone John Lennon from one of his rotten teeth. Canadian doctor Michael Zuk bought the late star's decaying gnasher for £20,000 at an auction two years ago in Britain and...

Rare John Lennon Jacket Up For Auction

A jacket worn by The Beatles star John Lennon is set to go under the hammer in England later this month (Aug13).The blue, three-quarter length coat, which dates from the late 1960s, is in the...

John Lennon's Imagine Microphone Up For Sale

The microphone John Lennon used to record his 1971 album Imagine is up for sale on listings website Craigslist.com.The London-based seller, who is asking for $2,250 (£1,500) for the Neumann mic, claims it was taken...

Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

Ozzy Osbourne Was Disgusted By Magazine Cover Featuring John Lennon's Killer

Ozzy Osbourne once fired off a letter of complaint to editors at America's People magazine after they turned John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, into a cover star.The Black Sabbath star's wife, Sharon, reveals her...

John Lennon Wrote Imagine To Outdo Yesterday

John Lennon was obsessed with writing a song better than Sir Paul Mccartney's Yesterday and hoped Imagine would finally replace The Beatles' hit as the world's most-loved song.The guitarist was consumed with his desire to...

Indepth John Lennon And Mick Jagger Interviews To Be Released As Downloads

Journalist, broadcaster and Oscar-winning documentarian Howard Smith's radio interviews with the likes of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger and Frank Zappa are to be made available for the first time in...

Yoko Ono Duets With Siouxsie Sioux At Meltdown Close

Yoko Ono joined punk veteran Siouxsie Sioux onstage to close the Meltdown Festival in London on Sunday (23Jun13) by duetting on the last song she recorded with her husband John Lennon.Ono was given the task...

Paul Mccartney's Touring Troubles With Wings

Sir Paul McCartney found it difficult to get gigs with his band Wings.The 70-year-old singer decided to go back to basics after The Beatles split in 1970 and took his new band - which included...

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