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Fascinating Fact 10055

30th September 2010

The three existing members of JOHN LENNON's first band THE QUARRYMEN will perform at a pre-U.S. release screening of the late Beatles star's biopic Nowhere Boy in Hollywood on Thursday night (30Sep10). The film, which...

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Mark Ronson's Jackson Silence

28th September 2010

Mark Ronson feared he'd be beaten up if he told his schoolmates he had sleepovers at Michael Jackson's house. The 'Bang Bang Bang' hitmaker often stayed at the late pop superstar's house along with his...

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Ono Praises Taylor-wood At Premiere

28th September 2010

YOKO ONO paid tribute to NOWHERE BOY director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD at the film's premiere in New York City - insisting her late husband JOHN LENNON "would have loved" his depiction in the movie.Taylor-Wood's Lennon biopic...

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Boyle's Brother Fears She Will Die Like Lennon

26th September 2010

SUSAN BOYLE's brother has called for the Scottish singer's security to be boosted following a series of prank calls because he fears she could be murdered in the same way as JOHN LENNON unless she...

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Lennon Sign Calmed Director Taylor-wood

21st September 2010

JOHN LENNON gave NOWHERE BOY director SAM TAYLOR-WOOD a pep talk from beyond the grave when she started struggling with the story of the late BEATLE's life.The new mum admits she broke down on the...

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Julian Lennon Calls Time On Family Feud

20th September 2010

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has ended his long-running family feud with half-brother SEAN and his former step-mother YOKO ONO, insisting "things are good" between the trio.Lennon's murder in 1980 reportedly sparked a rift between the...

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Beth Ditto Wants Baby Yoko

20th September 2010

Beth Ditto wants to have a baby - and plans to call her child Yoko.The openly lesbian Gossip singer has started a relationship with a long-time friend, known only as Kristin, and the pair have...

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Lennon's Son Forging Photography Career

20th September 2010

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN is hoping to step out of his famous father's shadow by forging a new career in photography.The 47-year-old rocker has released five albums throughout his career and is expected to return...

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Ono: 'Lennon Would Have Loved The Internet'

20th September 2010

YOKO ONO is convinced JOHN LENNON would have loved the creation of the internet - because he "always jumped" on new technology.The Beatles star, who was gunned down outside his home in New York City...

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Leibovitz Shot Of Lennon And Ono Up For Sale

19th September 2010

An intimate photo shot by ANNIE LEIBOVITZ featuring JOHN LENNON embracing YOKO ONO days before the rocker was killed is going up for auction in New York next month (Oct10).The image was one of a...

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Lennon's Murder Targeted Taylor And Carson Too

16th September 2010

JOHN LENNON's killer had DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR and beloved U.S. TV host JOHNNY CARSON in his sights before deciding it would be easier to murder the former BEATLES star instead.Mark David Chapman, who shot Lennon...

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Nicky Wire Blasts Current Music Scene

16th September 2010

Nicky Wire lies awake at night worrying about the future of rock n' roll.The Manic Street Preachers bassist has blasted the current music scene, claiming there are no longer any individual or iconic stars.He said:...

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Star-studded Tribute Concert For Lennon

14th September 2010

CYNDI LAUPER and PATTI SMITH have signed up to headline a tribute concert in honour of BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four star, who was gunned down outside his home in New York City in...

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Aguilera's Lennon Tribute

13th September 2010

CHRISTINA AGUILERA took to the stage to pay a musical tribute to JOHN LENNON at the launch of a special edition pen in New York on Sunday (12Sep10).The Dirrty hitmaker attended the global launch of...

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Lennon Note Up For Sale

11th September 2010

A handwritten note JOHN LENNON penned on the day of his murder has gone on sale for $154,000 (£102,000).The Beatles legend was gunned down outside his home in New York City by Mark Chapman in...

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Lennon's Killer Denied Parole Again

7th September 2010

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the sixth time.The murderer, who gunned down the former Beatles star outside his home in New York in 1980, has been eligible for parole...

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Lady Gaga To Perform At Lennon Celebration

1st September 2010

Lady Gaga and Iggy Pop will take part in a performance to mark John Lennon's 70th birthday.The late musician's wife, Yoko Ono, is organising two concerts with her We Are Plastic Ono Band in Los...

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Hamburg Film Festival Plans Beatles Tribute

31st August 2010

Film festival bosses in Hamburg, Germany will mark JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday next month (9Oct10) with a special movie tribute to the BEATLES, 50 years after the band first performed in the country.The Fab Four...

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Ono Eyeing Grant For Lennon Educational Bus

31st August 2010

YOKO ONO is urging JOHN LENNON fans to celebrate the late BEATLES star's 70th birthday by voting for his Educational Tour Bus to win a $250,000 (£156,250) charity grant.The mobile recording and multimedia studio enables...

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Lennon's Lavatory Sells For $14,000

29th August 2010

A toilet which once belonged to late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON has sold for over $14,000 (£9,300) at an auction on Saturday (28Aug10).The blue and white porcelain bowl was once installed at Tittenhurst Park, Lennon's...

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Ono Planning Lennon Tribute Gig

27th August 2010

YOKO ONO is planning a special tribute gig in Iceland to mark what would have been JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday in October (10).The Beatles legend, who was shot and killed in New York City in...

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'A Day In The Life' Voted The Beatles' Greatest Song

27th August 2010

The Beatles' song 'A Day in the Life', written by JOHN LENNON and PAUL MCCARTNEY, has been voted the band's greatest ever track by Rolling Stone magazine. The publication has - for the first time...

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Stevie Nicks Attacks The Internet

25th August 2010

Stevie Nicks believes the internet is a bad thing.The Fleetwood Mac singer thinks the web is ruining people's social skills and is destroying rock music which she loves.She said: "The internet has destroyed rock. Children...

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Lennon's Toilet Up For Sale

23rd August 2010

A lavatory from the home of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON is to go on sale at an auction of Fab Four memorabilia later this month (Aug10).The porcelain toilet bowl was installed at Tittenhurst Park,...

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Lennon Letter Reaches Singer 34 Years Later

17th August 2010

A British folk singer was stunned to find BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON had written him a private letter advising him on how to handle success - because he only found out about the note after...

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Ono Lashes Out At Lennon Press Conference

14th August 2010

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO launched into a vicious rant during a press conference after a reporter asked why she's still living in the apartment block where the BEATLES legend was murdered.The singer/artist held a...

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Parole Hearing For Lennon's Killer Postponed

10th August 2010

The parole hearing for JOHN LENNON's killer has been postponed until next month (Sep10).Mark Chapman was convicted of murdering the Beatles legend in New York in 1980 and he was sentenced to 20-years-to-life behind bars....

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Ono Fears Lennon's Killer Will Come After Her If Released

8th August 2010

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO wants her late husband's killer to remain behind bars because she fears he could come after her and the star's children if he is released.The Beatles legend was shot dead...

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The Things They Say 17587

7th August 2010

"I always knew John Lennon had a very gentle side, otherwise I couldn't live with him. He was always very nice to me. But when Sean was born, he was a totally different person, not...

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Ono: 'Don't Hold Your Breath For Beatles Digital Deal'

6th August 2010

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has warned BEATLES fans not to expect any of the rockers' music to go online anytime soon - because they are still "holding out" over the terms of the deal.The...

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