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The Beatles' Please Please Me To Be Re-recorded By Stars

Mick Hucknall and The Stereophonics are two of the artists re-recording The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' for the album's 50th anniversary.The Simply Red frontman and the 'Dakota' rockers, along with others, will have just 12...

Bono's Eye Condition Deteriorating

Bono's eye condition is getting worse.The U2 frontman has revealed in the past that he wears his ever present sunglasses because his eyes are sensitive to light but his close friend Julian Lennon, son of...

Ozzy Osbourne: The Airport

Ozzy Osbourne is set to have an airport named after him.The heavy metal legend's moniker has been put forward to be the new title of Birmingham International Airport after council bosses decided to name it...

Liam Gallagher Reveals Greatest Gift

Liam Gallagher's best Christmas present was one of John Lennon's guitars. The Beady Eye frontman is a huge fan of the late Beatles singer - even naming his first son, Lennon, 13, after him -...

Courtney Love 'Not Amused' By Nirvana Reunion

Courtney Love is ''not amused'' by Sir Paul McCartney's performance with Nirvana.The outspoken musician - widow of the band's late singer Kurt Cobain - was fuming over The Beatles star fronting a mini reunion with...

Mick Jagger's Secret Love Letters Fetch A Premium At Auction

Fascinating insights into the life of Mick Jagger via love letters sell for double their estimation, reaching over £180,000 for all 10 letters, The Telegraph Reports. The letters, written in Australia during the filming of...

Julian Lennon Displays Art Collection At Art Basel

John Lennon's eldest son Julian has launched a new photography exhibit to raise money for charity.The singer/artist, the Beatles star's son with his first wife Cynthia, is displaying his collection Alone at the prestigious Art...

Yoko Ono Launches Unusual Clothing Line

Yoko Ono; the Japanese artist, author, and peace activist is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. She isn't particularly renown for her work in...

Yoko Ono Designs John Lennon-inspired Clothing Line

Yoko Ono has designed a clothing line inspired by her late husband John Lennon.The singer/artist based the menswear collection on Fashions For Men, a set of sketches she drew as a gift for the Beatle...

The Beatles Decca Demo - The Biggest Mistake In Music History Up For Sale

A demo tape by The Beatles overlooked by Decca records - considered 'the biggest mistake in music history' - is to be sold at auction. Recorded on New Year's Day in 1961, the tape features...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Clearing Her Name

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has publicly thanked Sir Paul Mccartney for telling fans she was not the reason for The Beatles' split.Ono has long been blamed for pulling apart the Fab Four in 1970,...

Mick Jagger's Love Letters Up For Auction

Sir Mick Jagger's love letters are being put up for auction.The Rolling Stones rocker penned a series of 10 letters in 1969 to his former flame, American singer Marsha Hunt - who inspired the band's...

John Lennon Wrote To Eric Clapton Proposing Supergroup

John Lennon once approached Eric Clapton with a plan to form a supergroup, according to correspondence that will go under the hammer at an upcoming Profiles in History auction next month (Dec12).A "distinguished American private...

John Lennon's Tooth To Go On Tour

Slain Beatles star John Lennon's tooth is to tour dental practices all over Britain as part of an oral cancer awareness campaign.Dentist Michael Zuk paid $30,000 (Gbp19,000) for the tooth at auction and part of...

James Brown's Suit Goes Up For Auction

James Brown's white and orange suit, a shirt worn by The Beatles legend John Lennon during a family holiday, and several outfits sported by Lady Gaga are among items of rock 'n' roll memorabilia going...

Elizabeth Taylor Queen Of Posthumous Celeb Earnings, Toppling King-of-pop Michael Jackson From The Top Spot

After her death last year aged 79, just two years after her great friend Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor has become the world's highest grossing dead celebrity, according to Forbes. This result sees the growth of...

'You Can't Blame Yoko For Anything': Paul Mccartney Sits Down With David Frost

For four decades Beatles fans have blamed Yoko Ono for the band's demise. However, in a revealing interview with Sir Paul McCartney, the legendary singer has shed light on many aspects of himself and the...

Paul Mccartney Tells Fans To Let It Be Over Yoko Ono

Sir Paul Mccartney is adamant John Lennon's wife Yoko Ono was not the reason The Beatles split.The Hey Jude hitmakers called time on their career in 1970, seven years after their meteoric rise to global...

'Yoko Ono Didn't Break Up The Beatles' Says Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney claims Yoko Ono had nothing to do with The Beatles splitting up.The group - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - split up in 1970, but Paul...

Paul Mccartney: Yoko Wasn't To Blame For Beatles Split

Sir Paul McCartney has insisted Yoko Ono wasn't responsible for the end of The Beatles.The 70-year-old musician has attempted to end decades of anger directed at the Japanese artist for the band's demise in 1970...

Yoko Ono Makes Donation To U.k. University

Singer/artist Yoko Ono has made a $160,000 (£100,000) donation to a British university where her husband John Lennon once studied.The rocker's widow is handing over the money to help vulnerable students at England's Liverpool John...

Elizabeth Taylor Named Highest-earning Dead Celebrity

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has surpassed Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity in the past year. The late actress' estate amassed a staggering $210 million last year mainly thanks to the auction of Elizabeth's jewellery,...

Julian Lennon Landed Aerosmith Role Over Steven Tyler's Shower Singing

John Lennon's musician son Julian landed a collaboration with Aerosmith after he caught the band's frontman STEVEN TYLER singing in the shower during a stay at a hotel in Los Angeles.Lennon joined the group in...

Elton John Unveils Footage Of John Lennon Duet

Sir Elton John has unveiled extraordinary footage of his famous onstage performance of Empty Garden with John Lennon in New York.The painstakingly restored film, shot by a fan, is the only known colour footage of...

John Lennon's Imagine Banned From Funeral Services

John Lennon's classic song Imagine has been banned from dozens of church funeral services in the U.K. over its controversial lyrics.Despite being one of the best-loved songs of all time, religious leaders are declining to...

Lady Gaga Wants To 'Cry' Over Unreleased Songs

Lady Gaga wants to ''cry'' because there are so many songs she has recorded but cannot release.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker has put out two full albums since debut single 'Just Dance' in 2009, but...

John Lennon's 72nd Birthday Celebrated, His Legacy Lives On

There are few people that have ever lived, who have changed the world and made such an enormous impact, that subsequently results in their memory being upheld, almost as sacred, all over the world, decades...

I Love The Beatles But It’S Time To Move On: Jarvis Cocker Reviews John Lennon Letters Book

Jarvis Cocker has reviewed the latest book to be have been published about The Beatles. 'The John Lennon Letters', edited by Hunter Davies, is a collection of missives from the late Beatles’ songwriter, dating from...

Lady Gaga Dontes Peace Award To Charity

Lady Gaga in donating her peace award to charity.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker received the LennonOno Grant For Peace award from Yoko Ono as recognition of her social activism but the pop star announced that...

John Lennon Slammed Mccartneys In Angry Note

John Lennon ordered Sir Paul Mccartney's wife Linda to "shut up" and branded her "insane" in a furious rant after The Beatles broke up.A series of previously unseen letters penned by the late Imagine hitmaker...

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