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John Lennon's Fireman Coat Sells For $31,000

A fireman coat once owned by John Lennon has sold at auction for $31,250 (£18,506).The blue, asymmetrical, cropped jacket, designed by Great Goat Fireman, was purchased during an online Nate D. Sanders auction for more...

John Lennon's Fireman Coat Up For Auction

A fireman-style jacket once owned by John Lennon is to go on sale at auction.The blue coat is believed to be the same garment the iconic musician sported on the back cover of his and...

John Lennon's A Matter Of Pee Sells For £53,000

A letter written by the late John Lennon to producer Phil Spector has sold at auction for £53,000.The Beatles star penned 'A Matter Of Pee' in the 70s to complain about Keith Moon of The...

John Lennon's Complaint Letter Fetches $84,000 At Auction

A letter written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star friends Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson fetched $84,000 (£53,000) at auction in London.The former Beatles star wrote the letter titled 'A matter of pee'...

Kurt Cobain Inspires New Comic Book

Kurt Cobain has inspired a new comic book.The late Nirvana frontman will have his life documented in a new animated biography - which documents the rock singer's rise to fame and battle with drugs in...

Is Radler's New Dead Celebrities Beer Advert Hilarious, Bad-taste...Or Both? [Video]

A new European beer commercial from the Radler brand has caused controversy across the world in countries where the advert's dark sense of humour doesn't sit well. The television commercial shows a bunch of dead...

Dead Stars Feature In Dutch Beer Commercial

Bosses at a Dutch brewing company have brought Kurt Cobain and John Lennon back from the dead for a new commercial.Marketing men behind the new Bavaria ad for Radler fruit-flavoured beer also features the likenesses...

John Lennon's Complaint Letter To Go Up For Auction

A note written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star pals Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson is set to go under the hammer on Friday (21Mar14)Lennon was working with a group of musicians during...

John Lennon's Writing Collection To Go For Auction

A collection of poems, short stories and drawings by John Lennon is to go under the hammer in New York later this year (14).The manuscripts written by the Beatles legend have been kept in a...

Rare Rickenbacker With Classic Beatles History Up For Auction

A 1962 Rickenbacker guitar played by both George Harrison and John Lennon is to be auctioned off in New York in May (14).The instrument will be among the highlight items going under the hammer at...

Miley Cyrus And Flaming Lips Record Beatles Cover

Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips are recording a Beatles cover.The 'Adore' hitmaker and the US rock band have announced they have teamed up in the studio and are in the process of creating their own...

Yoko Ono Pens Thank You Letter For Elbow

Yoko Ono has written an open letter to Elbow thanking the band for mentioning her in a song. The Japanese artist - the widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has been name-checked by the...

Pharrell's Big Grammys Hat On Ebay: Other Celeb Memorabilia Auctioned Off

Pharrell Williams is auctioning off the headline-grabbing Vivienne Westwood buffalo hat that he wore to the recent Grammy awards. As soon as the singer stepped out on to the red carpet wearing the oversized, brown,...

David Bailey Lifts The Lid On Tense Beatles Photoshoot

Celebrated snapper David Bailey ordered John Lennon to close his eyes and turn away from Sir Paul Mccartney during a photoshoot as he feared The Beatles stars were on the brink of brawling.The British lensman...

Liam Gallagher To Hold Castings For Beatles Film

Liam Gallagher is set to hold castings in Los Angeles for a new Beatles film. The Beady Eye frontman wants Jared Leto and Ethan Hawke to star in the movie and has convinced Michael Winterbottom...

Jared Leto Got Gout For Chapter 27

Jared Leto suffered with gout after putting on weight for 'Chapter 27'.The 42-year-old actor had to gain 67 lbs for his role of Mark Chapman - the deranged fan who assassinated John Lennon - in...

Jared Leto: Gaining Weight For Films Is Difficult

Jared Leto says gaining weight for film roles is harder than losing it.The 42-year-old actor piled on the pounds for 2007's 'Chapter 27' - where he plays John Lennon's murderer, Mark David Chapman - and...

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Reunite At Beatles Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were joined by Katy Perry, John Mayer and Alicia Keys for a special TV show to commemorate 50 years since The Beatles first appeared on US television. The...

Paul Mccartney Performs With Ringo Starr

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed together at the Grammy Awards last night (26.01.14).The two surviving members of The Beatles were introduced to the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Center by actress Julia Roberts...

John Lennon's Mansion Remains Unsold

The English mansion where John Lennon lived at the height of his Beatles fame is still on the market 18 months after it was put up for sale.The rocker lived in the six-bedroom property, named...

Yoko Ono Doesn't Want Her Son Compared John

Yoko Ono doesn't want her son to be compared to John Lennon.The 80-year-old artist - who enjoyed an 11 year marriage to the 'Imagine' hit-maker before he was shot dead in 1980 -feared their son,...

Yoko Ono Recalls Starving As A Child As She Helps Launch New Anti-hunger Initiative

Yoko Ono has opened up about her desperate days as a starving child in her native Japan after granting officials at an anti-poverty campaign in Tokyo the rights to use her late husband John Lennon's...

Paul Mccartney Joins The Japanese Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney performed with a Japanese Beatles tribute band at his wife's birthday bash.The 71-year-old singer took to the stage in Tokyo alongside The Parrots, who are a copycat band, to celebrate Nancy Shevell's...

John Lennon's School Detention Card To Be Auctioned Off

Detention report cards from John Lennon's troubled school years are set to go under the hammer later this month (Nov13).The late Beatles legend attended the Quarry Bank High School for Boys in his native Liverpool,...

John Lennon's First Home Sells For £480k

John Lennon's first ever home has sold for £480,000.The late Beatles star grew up in Liverpool, North East England, and spent his earliest years living in a red brick terrace at 9 Newcastle Road, Wavertree,...

John Lennon's First Home Sells At Auction

John Lennon's childhood home in Liverpool, England has sold for $720,000 (Gbp480,000) at auction.The late Beatles star lived at 9 Newcastle Road in Wavertree from birth until he was five. An anonymous telephone bidder...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney: 'I Can't Forgive John Lennon's Killer'

Sir Paul Mccartney will never forgive Mark Chapman for murdering John Lennon.The Beatles legend was gunned down by Chapman outside his New York apartment building in December, 1980, sending the pop world into mourning....

Paul Mccartney Ends Feud With Yoko Ono

Paul McCartney has quashed his feud with Yoko Ono once and for all.The Beatles hitmaker has finally put his long-standing grudge with John Lennon's widow to rest in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine,...

Paul Mccartney Praises 'Badass' Yoko Ono

Sir Paul McCartney thinks Yoko Ono is a ''badass''.The musician has publicly ended his feud with John Lennon's widow after years of holding a grudge against his late bandmate's wife, blaming her for the break-up...

Sir Paul Mccartney: 'John Lennon Still Helps Me Make Song Choices'

Sir Paul Mccartney has revealed he still chats to late Beatles bandmate John Lennon whenever he's struggling with a song.The pair became a prolific songwriting partnership and MCCartney admits he still calls on Lennon's spirit...

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