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Lennon's Double Fantasy Remixed At Studio He Last Worked In

4th August 2010

The re-release of JOHN LENNON's DOUBLE FANTASY album was remastered at the same studio the late Beatle was working in on the night he died.Producer Jack Douglas and his engineer had to rework the album...

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Oasis 'Won't Reform Unless Skint'

30th July 2010

Oasis will only reform if they become "skint".Former frontman Liam Gallagher insists the group - who split up last August after tensions between the singer and his guitarist brother Noel Gallagher became unbearable - are...

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John Lennon's Time Capsule Ceremony

30th July 2010

John Lennon's 70th birthday will be marked with a time-capsule ceremony.Fans of the music legend are being asked to submit birthday wishes, musical performances and personal thoughts on the late star's legacy, which will join...

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Lennon's Legacy Preserved In Time Capsules

29th July 2010

The legacy of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON is set to live on for decades to come - three time capsules containing his music will be buried to mark what would have been his 70th...

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Ono Still Opposes Parole For Lennon's Killer

27th July 2010

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is continuing her staunch opposition to his killer's release - she has submitted her sixth letter to U.S. court officials in a bid to deny MARK CHAPMAN parole.The Beatles legend...

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Gallagher Idolised Lennon After His Death

19th July 2010

LIAM GALLAGHER's obsession with JOHN LENNON took hold after the BEATLES legend died - he was mesmerised by poignant images of the singer during TV tributes.The former Oasis frontman modelled himself on the musician from...

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Sean Lennon Defends Gaga Snap

11th July 2010

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has been blasted by fans of the late BEATLES star for allowing LADY GAGA to play the musician's iconic piano.Lennon and Yoko Ono's son posted a snap on Twitter.com of the...

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Aaron Johnson Becomes A Dad

8th July 2010

Aaron Johnson has become a father. Sam Taylor-Wood - the 20-year-old actor's fiancee - gave birth to a girl, who they have named Wylda Rae, yesterday (07.07.10).Aaron's 'Kick Ass' co-star Christopher Mintz-Plasse confirmed the news,...

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Ringo Starr Turns 70 With Peace And Love

8th July 2010

Ringo Starr celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday (07.07.10) with a party in New York's Times Square.The former Beatle stepped outside the Hard Rock Cafe at midday with his friends and family, including wife Barbara Bach,...

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Ono: 'Lennon's Songs Are Still Relevant'

30th June 2010

YOKO ONO is hopeful the remastering of JOHN LENNON's albums will introduce the late star to a new audience - because his lyrics are still as "relevant" as they were during his lifetime.Eight of the...

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Paul Mccartney Let's Butt Be

28th June 2010

Sir Paul McCartney turned down a request to sign a fan's butt during a concert yesterday (27.06.10).The Beatles legend spotted the wish on a placard being held up by the cheeky admirer during his headlining...

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Lennon Doodle Raises $56,000

25th June 2010

A doodle drawn by late BEATLES star JOHN LENNON has raised nearly $56,000 (£37,250) at auction.The caricature was scribbled by the musician during one of his famous 1969 'Bed-In' demonstrations with his wife Yoko Ono...

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Paul Mccartney Laughs At Beatles Facts

24th June 2010

Sir Paul McCartney says many films about The Beatles are "not true".The legendary musician - who was joined in the band by Ringo Starr, and the late John Lennon and George Harrison - insists many...

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Coin Collector Paul Mccartney

20th June 2010

Sir Paul McCartney once had pennies thrown at him by a group of "unruly youths". The Beatles legend admits the group - also comprising Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and George Harrison -...

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Fascinating Fact 9511

19th June 2010

Revellers at the Hard Rock Calling festival in London's Hyde Park on 27 June (10) will be treated to a special tribute exhibition of photographs taken by SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's late wife LINDA. The snapper's...

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Lennon's Lyrics Fetch $1.2 Million At Auction

18th June 2010

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song A DAY IN THE LIFE have sold for a staggering $1.2 million (£800,000) at an auction in New York.Lennon's scrawled notes were purchased by a private American...

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Paul Mccartney's Greek Escape Blocked

18th June 2010

Sir Paul McCartney realised how famous he was when he could no longer holiday in Greece.The 'Hey Jude' hitmaker admits he loved escaping to Europe when The Beatles - also comprising Ringo Starr and the...

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Lennon's Drunken On-stage Toilet Humour

17th June 2010

JOHN LENNON was once so drunk during an early BEATLES gig, he graced the stage dressed only in his underwear - with a toilet seat hanging around his neck.Sir Paul MCCartney reveals his late bandmate...

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Eccleston Thrilled To Play Lennon

6th June 2010

Former DR. WHO star CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON jumped at the chance to play JOHN LENNON in new BBC film LENNON NAKED - because he has always been "fascinated" by the former BEATLES star.The actor, who bears...

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Rock Photographer Duffy Dies

6th June 2010

Celebrity photographer BRIAN DUFFY, who snapped stars including JOHN LENNON and BLACK SABBATH, has died. He was 76.Duffy passed away last Monday (31May10) after battling a degenerative lung disease. He began his career as a...

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Yoko Ono - An Oasis Fan?

3rd June 2010

Yoko Ono wants Oasis to reform.John Lennon's widower has spoken out on her weekly online question and answer session that she enjoyed the group from Manchester's music and believes the industry "needs" them.She said: "I...

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Aaron Johnson's Real Life Chatroom

25th May 2010

Aaron Johnson's character in 'Chatroom' reflects real life.The 19-year-old actor - who rose to fame portraying John Lennon in biography 'Nowhere Boy' in 2009 - confesses the role of William in the thriller movie comes...

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Mccartney Annoyed By Nowhere Boy

24th May 2010

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has yet to watch JOHN LENNON biopic NOWHERE BOY - because he's "peeved" the actor playing his role is too short.The film stars Kick-Ass' Aaron Johnson as Lennon, while Thomas Sangster portrays...

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Fascinating Fact 9323

17th May 2010

JOHN LENNON biopic NOWHERE BOY will open in America on 9 October (10) - the day before what would have been the late BEATLE's 70th birthday.

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Sir Paul Mccartney Wanted Reunion Laughs

17th May 2010

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed "for a laugh".The singer-and-bassist admits the legendary group - drummer Ringo Starr and late members John Lennon and George Harrison - turned down several offers to...

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Liam Gallagher Making Fab Film

7th May 2010

Liam Gallagher is making a movie about The Beatles.The former Oasis frontman is developing a film about the legendary group - made up of Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and...

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Lennon's Beatles Lyrics Go Up For Auction

29th April 2010

JOHN LENNON's handwritten lyrics for the BEATLES song A DAY IN THE LIFE are expected to sell for as much as $700,000 (GBP437,000) when they go under the hammer in New York in June (10).The...

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Sir Paul Mccartney: It's Best Beatles Didn't Get Back

28th April 2010

Sir Paul McCartney says it was a "blessing" The Beatles never reformed.The musician - who quit the Fab Four in 1970 - admits the possibility of him, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr reuniting...

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Russell Brand Not Oasis' 'Yoko Ono'

27th April 2010

Russell Brand doesn't want to be the "Yoko Ono" of Oasis.The group's former frontman Liam Gallagher branded the comedian a bad influence on brother Noel in the wake of the band's split last year, but...

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Starr Opens Up About Lennon Track

26th April 2010

RINGO STARR has defended his decision to sing about JOHN LENNON in a new track, insisting "it would have been weird" if anyone else had written about his late pal.The Beatles drummer pays tribute to...

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