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Guess Which Insects Have Killed The George Harrison Memorial Tree?

By Michael West | 22nd July 2014

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles. The pine tree was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004, three years after the musician's death.George...

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Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th July 2014

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in San Francisco in 1966. The documentary will use archive footage...

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The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th July 2014

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will include new interviews with both surviving members, Paul McCartney and...

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Ron Howard Making Beatles Documentary

16th July 2014

Ron Howard is making an official documentary about The Beatles.The acclaimed filmmaker will helm a project about the legendary group from their early gigs to to their last public concert in Candlestick Park, San Francisco,...

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Ron Howard To Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club To San Francisco

By Michael West | 16th July 2014

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Crucially, the movie is being made...

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Paul Mccartney Jams With Johnny Depp In New Video

8th July 2014

Sir Paul McCartney jams with Johnny Depp in his new music video.The iconic rocker has paired up with the 'Alice in Wonderland' actor for his latest promo clip for his latest single 'Early Days', and...

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Yoko Ono To Take Glastonbury Festival Wishes To Peace Tower

26th June 2014

Yoko Ono will be taking fans' prayers to the Iceland Peace Tower she set up as a memorial to her late husband John Lennon after collecting them at the Glastonbury festival in England this weekend...

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John Lennon's Killer Controlled By 'Dark' Aliens

17th June 2014

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of ''dark'' aliens determined to eradicate his messages of peace and love, it has been claimed.The late Beatles legend was assassinated by Mark Chapman outside the Dakota Building...

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John Lennon's Doodles Sell For $27k And Other Crazy Music Auction Prices [Pictures]

By Joe DeAndrea | 6th June 2014

If I tried selling watercolor paintings that I made when I was eleven years old, do you think anyone would buy them? No? What about some random drawings and poems that I did? Okay. Fine....

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John Lennon Treasure Trove Smashes Auction Estimates

4th June 2014

A collection of handwritten notes, poems and sketches by the late John Lennon has smashed auction estimates after going under the hammer in New York.A rhyme called The Fat Budgie, valued at $35,000 (£21,875), sold...

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Professor Green & Millie Mackintosh Recreate Lennon 'Bed-in' Photo

3rd June 2014

British rapper Professor Green and his wife Millie Mackintosh have recreated John Lennon and Yoko Ono's iconic 'Bed-In' photo as part of a new River Island/War Child campaign.The couple shot the image in the presidential...

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Paul Mccartney And Yoko Ono Join Forces To Fight Fracking

2nd June 2014

Sir Paul Mccartney is teaming up with John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono to fight fracking.The former Beatles star and his Fab Four bandmate's wife have written an open letter to the British government demanding an...

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Alice Cooper Praises Musical Megastars

2nd June 2014

Alice Cooper is friends with his musical heroes.The 66-year-old rocker was lucky enough to meet many of his idols, from Frank Sinatra to John Lennon, over the course of his career and has always found...

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Tupac Shakur's Final Words Were 'F**K You,' Other Famous Last Words

By Sophie Miskiw | 23rd May 2014

The dying words of rapper Tupac Shakur have been revealed, 18 years after his death. The words were spoken to sergeant Chris Carroll, the policeman who questioned Shakur on the scene after the fatal shooting...

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Sean Lennon Baffled By Plan To Clone Beatles Star

8th May 2014

Sean Lennon has branded plans to clone his father John Lennon from Dna extracted from the late rocker's teeth as "bizarre, futuristic and dystopian".Last year (13) Canadian dentist Michael Zuk handed a rotten molar from...

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John Lennon's Fireman Coat Sells For $31,000

1st May 2014

A fireman coat once owned by John Lennon has sold at auction for $31,250 (£18,506).The blue, asymmetrical, cropped jacket, designed by Great Goat Fireman, was purchased during an online Nate D. Sanders auction for more...

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John Lennon's Fireman Coat Up For Auction

25th April 2014

A fireman-style jacket once owned by John Lennon is to go on sale at auction.The blue coat is believed to be the same garment the iconic musician sported on the back cover of his and...

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John Lennon's A Matter Of Pee Sells For £53,000

30th March 2014

A letter written by the late John Lennon to producer Phil Spector has sold at auction for £53,000.The Beatles star penned 'A Matter Of Pee' in the 70s to complain about Keith Moon of The...

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John Lennon's Complaint Letter Fetches $84,000 At Auction

30th March 2014

A letter written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star friends Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson fetched $84,000 (£53,000) at auction in London.The former Beatles star wrote the letter titled 'A matter of pee'...

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Kurt Cobain Inspires New Comic Book

27th March 2014

Kurt Cobain has inspired a new comic book.The late Nirvana frontman will have his life documented in a new animated biography - which documents the rock singer's rise to fame and battle with drugs in...

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Is Radler's New Dead Celebrities Beer Advert Hilarious, Bad-taste...Or Both? [Video]

By Lauren James | 26th March 2014

A new European beer commercial from the Radler brand has caused controversy across the world in countries where the advert's dark sense of humour doesn't sit well. The television commercial shows a bunch of dead...

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Dead Stars Feature In Dutch Beer Commercial

26th March 2014

Bosses at a Dutch brewing company have brought Kurt Cobain and John Lennon back from the dead for a new commercial.Marketing men behind the new Bavaria ad for Radler fruit-flavoured beer also features the likenesses...

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John Lennon's Complaint Letter To Go Up For Auction

20th March 2014

A note written by John Lennon complaining about his rock star pals Keith Moon and Harry Nilsson is set to go under the hammer on Friday (21Mar14)Lennon was working with a group of musicians during...

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John Lennon's Writing Collection To Go For Auction

18th March 2014

A collection of poems, short stories and drawings by John Lennon is to go under the hammer in New York later this year (14).The manuscripts written by the Beatles legend have been kept in a...

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Rare Rickenbacker With Classic Beatles History Up For Auction

17th March 2014

A 1962 Rickenbacker guitar played by both George Harrison and John Lennon is to be auctioned off in New York in May (14).The instrument will be among the highlight items going under the hammer at...

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Miley Cyrus And Flaming Lips Record Beatles Cover

17th March 2014

Miley Cyrus and Flaming Lips are recording a Beatles cover.The 'Adore' hitmaker and the US rock band have announced they have teamed up in the studio and are in the process of creating their own...

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Yoko Ono Pens Thank You Letter For Elbow

7th March 2014

Yoko Ono has written an open letter to Elbow thanking the band for mentioning her in a song. The Japanese artist - the widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has been name-checked by the...

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Pharrell's Big Grammys Hat On Ebay: Other Celeb Memorabilia Auctioned Off

By Lauren James | 21st February 2014

Pharrell Williams is auctioning off the headline-grabbing Vivienne Westwood buffalo hat that he wore to the recent Grammy awards. As soon as the singer stepped out on to the red carpet wearing the oversized, brown,...

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David Bailey Lifts The Lid On Tense Beatles Photoshoot

12th February 2014

Celebrated snapper David Bailey ordered John Lennon to close his eyes and turn away from Sir Paul Mccartney during a photoshoot as he feared The Beatles stars were on the brink of brawling.The British lensman...

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Liam Gallagher To Hold Castings For Beatles Film

11th February 2014

Liam Gallagher is set to hold castings in Los Angeles for a new Beatles film. The Beady Eye frontman wants Jared Leto and Ethan Hawke to star in the movie and has convinced Michael Winterbottom...

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