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Son Of The Man Who Snubbed The Beatles Acquires Fab Four's Early Hits

13th January 2012

The son of the man who famously turned down the Beatles has now acquired John Lennon and Paul Mccartney's early hits as a partner at boutique music publisher Round Hill Music.Richard Rowe, whose father DICk...

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Cee-lo Green Refuses To Apologize To Angry John Lennon Fans

3rd January 2012

Cee-lo Green has refused to apologise to die-hard John Lennon fans after he altered the lyrics to the legendary Lennon song 'Imagine' in his New Year's Eve performance of the song in Times Square. Cee...

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Cee Lo Green Changes 'Imagine' Lyrics, John Lennon Fans Outraged

3rd January 2012

Cee Lo-green has risked the wrath of some of the most protective fans in history after the singer covered John Lennon's 'Imagine' on Nbc's New Year's Eve concert, changing the words of the famously atheist-suggesting...

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Cee Lo Green Upsets John Lennon Fans With Lyric Change

3rd January 2012

On New Year's Eve (December 31, 2011), Cee-lo Green performed his version of John Lennon's hit song 'Imagine' for the Nbc channel's New Year's broadcast in Times Square. However, he upset scores of John Lennon...

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Green Defends Imagine Lyric Change

2nd January 2012

Cee Lo Green has defended his decision to change the lyrics to John Lennon's Imagine during a live New Year's Eve TV performance, insisting he "meant no disrespect" to the Beatles legend.The Crazy hitmaker received...

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Michael Crawford Became Fifth Beatle During Spanish Trip

27th December 2011

Actor/singer Michael Crawford became an honorary member of the Beatles during one magical summer sharing a house in Spain with John Lennon.The Phantom of the Opera star became friends with the musician on the set...

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Sir Paul Mccartney To Include Wedding Song On Album

21st December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney will include the song he wrote for his wedding day on his new album. The Beatles legend sung a track called 'My Valentine' when he tied the knot with third wife Nancy...

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Paul Mccartney Releasing New Album Featuring Beatles Influences

20th December 2011

Paul Mccartney is set to return musically with his first studio release in five years, after confirming that his latest album will be released on February 7th 2012 and will feature a mix of covers...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Prepares New Album

19th December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney is releasing an album of cover songs.The legendary Beatles musician has been planning to make a collection of his favourite standards for over 20 years, and finally decided "If I don't do...

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Ringo Starr Asks For 'Peace' At Anti-weapons Initiative

9th December 2011

Ringo Starr asked for "peace and love" as he launched a new anti-weapons initiative yesterday (08.12.11) on the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder.The former Beatles drummer called for tougher sentences for anyone caught with...

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Ringo Starr Calls For Tougher Gun Laws On Anniversary Of Lennon's Death

9th December 2011

Beatles legend Ringo Starr has called for governments around the world to implement tougher gun laws on the anniversary of John Lennon's fatal shooting.The drummer was on hand to speak at an event held by...

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John Lennon Death Marked, 31 Years Later

8th December 2011

John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, 31 years ago on Thursday (December 8, 1980) at the age of 40. The legendary musician is being remembered by fans around the world today,...

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John Lennon Anniversary, Yoko Ono Pays Tribute 31 Years On

8th December 2011

John Lennon 's name will forever be linked with today's date on the calendar, for it was on December 8th of 1980 that the Beatles star, solo performer, artist and husband of Yoko Ono was...

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John Lennon Doctor Tackled Stalker

8th December 2011

John Lennon's optometrist once chased off a mystery man the Beatles legend feared was stalking him.Optometrist Gary Tracy examined Lennon's eyes and provided him with spectacles for four years in the 1970s after the rocker...

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Ono Hails Lennon's Legacy On Anniversary Of His Death

8th December 2011

Yoko Ono has paid tribute to her late husband John Lennon on the 31st anniversary of his death, hailing the current wave of global activism as a testament to his legacy.Lennon was gunned down outside...

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Ono Launches Songwriting Contest

6th December 2011

Yoko Ono is set to hand out $20,000 (£12,500) in scholarships as part of a songwriting competition launched in memory of her late husband John Lennon.Aspiring songwriters have been asked to submit original compositions for...

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Paul Mccartney Joined Onstage By Ronnie Wood

6th December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney was joined on stage by Ronnie Wood at his concert at The 02 in London last night (05.12.11).The Beatles legend told fans he "had a surprise" for them before introducing The Rolling...

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Lennon Put Son Off Having Kids

5th December 2011

John Lennon's son Julian is reluctant to have children of his own as he doesn't want a repeat of his own complicated relationship with his father.Julian, now 48, was just five years old when the...

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Paul Mccartney Has Antiseptic Aftershave

2nd December 2011

Sir Paul McCartney has joked he uses antiseptic cleaner as aftershave.The Beatles legend claimed he always splashes on Dettol liquid after he runs a razor across his face during an interview with Absolute Radio DJ...

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George Harrison's Sister Plans Tell-all Book

29th November 2011

George Harrison's sister is writing a tell-all book about the Beatles legend.Louise Harrison, the older sister of the late guitarist - who died from lung cancer ten years ago today (29.11.11) at the age of...

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John Lennon's To-do List Going Under The Hammer

28th November 2011

A list of errands written by John Lennon is expected to fetch at least $4,000 (£2,500) when it goes up for auction this week (begs28Nov11).The scribbled note includes odd jobs like buying marmalade, putting back...

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Pete Townshend Rocks Prince's Trust Gala

24th November 2011

Pete Townshend and Boy George topped an impressive bill at the Prince's Trust Rock Gala at the Royal Albert Hall in London last night (23.11.11). The pair were joined by veterans including Chris de Burgh,...

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John Lennon's Peace Sign Makes $160,000

16th November 2011

A placard made by John Lennon has pulled in nearly $160,000 (£100,000) at an auction in London.The sign, which reads 'Bed Peace', was created by the late Beatle during his 'bed-in' peace protest at a...

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Lennon's Bed Peace Sign Up For Auction

9th November 2011

John Lennon's famous Bed Peace sign displayed during his 1969 anti-war protest with wife Yoko Ono is expected to fetch $160,000 (£100,000) when it goes up for auction later this month (Nov11).The Beatles legend and...

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John Lennon's Tooth Sells At Auction

7th November 2011

One of John Lennon's rotten teeth has fetched £19,500 at auction. Dentist Michael Zuk purchased the late Beatles legend's molar by telephone bid at the Omega Auction House in Stockport, Greater Manchester, on Saturday (05.11.11),...

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John Lennon Tooth Sold To Canadian Dentist

7th November 2011

One of John Lennon's teeth has sold for $30,000 (£20,000) at auction.The tooth was snapped up by Canadian dentist Michael Zuk at the sale in Stockport, England on Saturday (05Nov11), with the rotten molar fetching...

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Lennon Clears Up Mccartney Remarks

7th November 2011

John Lennon's son Julian insists he was joking when he recently accused his late dad's Beatles bandmate Sir Paul Mccartney of "snubbing" him.Singer/songwriter Julian took to his Facebook.com page last month (Oct11) to apparently blast...

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Lennon Fuming Over Mccartney Wedding Snub

3rd November 2011

John Lennon's son Julian is convinced he has been "snubbed" and "ignored" by Sir Paul Mccartney after the former Beatle failed to invite him to his recent wedding.The music legend married American heiress Nancy Shevell...

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Ono Campaigns Against Childhood Hunger

2nd November 2011

Yoko Ono kept her late husband John Lennon's legacy alive on Tuesday (01Nov11) as she launched a campaign to fight childhood hunger and poverty.The singer visited the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City's Times...

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Michael Jackson Tops Highest-earning Dead Stars List

26th October 2011

Michael Jackson has been named the highest-earning dead celebrity of the past year. The late 'Thriller' hitmaker - who died in June 2009 aged 50 - has topped Forbes' annual list of the Top Earning...

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