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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...

Ringo Starr: Beatles May Have Reunited If All Alive

Ringo Starr says the Beatles may have reunited by now had they all survived.The 72-year-old musician and his former bandmate Sir Paul McCartney have both gone on to have successful music careers since the band...

Ringo Starr Shares Rare Beatles Photographs

Ringo Starr is releasing never-before-seen photos of The Beatles in a new e-book.The iconic band's former drummer has compiled some of his favourite snapshots of the Fab Four as part of a new book, 'Photographs',...

Yoko Ono Wanted To Continue John Lennon's Battle

Yoko Ono says John Lennon ''fell in the battlefield''.The 80-year-old artist married the iconic musician in 1969 but insisted after his murder in 1980 she never thought of herself as a grieving ''widow'', instead wanting...

Paul Mccartney's Elvis Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney paid a visit to Elvis Presley's grave on Sunday (26.05.13).The Beatles legend toured Graceland mansion before stopping by the final resting place of the late musician and leaving one of his own...

Beatles Memorabilia Donated To British Library

A collection of letters and lyrics written by the late John Lennon has been donated to the British Library in London by the Beatles' only official biographer.Hunter Davies, who befriended the legendary singer in the...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

Yoko Ono Fears Emotional Overload At Meltdown

Yoko Ono fears she will collapse with emotion when she performs the last songs she released with John Lennon onstage for the first time next month (Jun13).The late Beatles star's widow is curating this year's...

John Lennon Regretted Political Campaigning

John Lennon regretted his political activism and was planning to return to his native U.K. in the months leading up to his murder, according to an old friend of the rocker.The Beatles legend was a...

Dizzee Rascal Goes Crazy With Robbie

Dizzee Rascal recruited Robbie Williams for his new single.The rapper didn't have to do much to persuade Robbie to appear on 'Goin' Crazy', as he is a huge fan of his previous hits.He told The...

Yoko Ono Publishes New Poetry Book

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has published a new poetry book nearly 50 years after her last offering.The musician released Grapefruit, a book of "instructional poetry" in 1964, and she is now poised to offer...

Yoko Ono To Play Double Fantasy Live At Meltdown Festival 2013

Yoko Ono will close the 2013 Meltdown Festival in London by performing the last album she recorded with her late husband John Lennon.The Japanese singer/artist, who is curating the event in June (13), has signed...

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