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Stiller Mourned Lennon's Death At Vigil

8th May 2009

BEN STILLER felt connected to JOHN LENNON following the rocker's assassination in 1980 - he joined thousands of fans in a famous vigil outside the BEATLES legend's New York apartment. As a wannabe rock star, Stiller...

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Lennon's High-powered Help Fighting U.s. Deportation

5th May 2009

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is to unveil a stack of letters written by influential American figures, begging the U.S. government not to deport the couple for their anti-war demonstrations. The late British rocker and Ono...

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George Harrison 'Forged Beatles Autographs'

3rd May 2009

George Harrison forged the Beatles' autographs for a dying fan, according to a report.The star faked the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, according to the Sun, to send to 16-year-old leukaemia...

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Lennon Set For New York Tribute

1st May 2009

Late rock legend JOHN LENNON is set to be honoured with a new exhibition in New York. Instruments and handwritten lyrics belonging to the former Beatle will go on display at the Rock & Roll Hall...

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The Rascals Get Gruff

23rd April 2009

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS singer GRUFF RHYS is set to work with Scouse rockers THE RASCALS, it has been revealed. Speaking to 6 Music, MILES KANE, frontman of the Liverpudlian act, revealed that the Welsh star...

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Fascinating Fact 7222

21st April 2009

JOHN LENNON was a budding professional soccer star before he joined THE BEATLES. The late star dreamed of playing for England's Liverpool Football Club, according to pal PETE BEST....

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Cyrus Records Imagine

7th April 2009

Teen superstar MILEY CYRUS has recorded a cover version of JOHN LENNON peace anthem IMAGINE. The 16-year-old hit the studio for a duet with her Hannah Montana: The Movie co-star Emily Osment after the pair bonded...

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Mccartney Pays Tribute To Lennon

6th April 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY remembered late BEATLE JOHN LENNON at DAVID LYNCH's Foundation Benefit gala on Saturday (04Apr09) by revealing he wrote HERE TODAY as a tribute to his former bandmate and songwriting partner. MCCartney headlined the...

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Ono Auctions Art For Autism Charity

3rd April 2009

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is to auction off 67 unique pieces of artwork to raise funds for an autism charity. The Japanese artist and singer unveiled a seven-foot (two metre) tall mural made up of...

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The Things They Say 11773

2nd April 2009

"She was the most incredible person, the epitome of the rock star's girlfriend. That's my mission in life, to match her on that one." YOKO ONO fan LADY GAGA is on the hunt for her...

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The Things They Say 11739

30th March 2009

"I can't sound like JOHN LENNON but I can do TOM JONES." Rocker CHRIS CORNELL on his musical impersonations....

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Lennon's Sister Facing Lawsuit Over Film

26th March 2009

A film about the early life of BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON has been thrown into jeopardy - the star's sister is facing legal action over the book on which the movie is based. Lennon's sister Julia...

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Lady Gaga: 'I Would've Fought Yoko For John'

24th March 2009

LADY GAGA would have loved to have been a hippie in the 1960s - so she could have been a groupie chasing after JOHN LENNON. The 23-year-old singer is convinced she was born in the wrong...

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Ono Bares Almost All In Forgotten Art Video

19th March 2009

YOKO ONO is revealing almost all in a new gallery exhibit featuring a rarely seen video shot the year before she met JOHN LENNON. The artist/singer has offered a 1965 performance art film, featuring footage of...

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Illusionist Star Lands Lead In Lennon Film

17th March 2009

THE ILLUSIONIST star AARON JOHNSON has landed the lead in a new movie about JOHN LENNON's childhood. The actor, who played Edward Norton's character as a youngster in The Illusionist, is currently filming Nowhere Boy with...

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Brits Would Hold Bed-in Protest With Kylie Minogue

2nd March 2009

A survey has shown British men would share a bed-in protest with Kylie Minogue, on the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's demonstration.In a protest against the Vietnam war, Lennon and Ono spent...

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Lennon's Note Selling For $54,000

27th February 2009

A note written by JOHN LENNON complaining about the lack of security at the New York apartment where he was eventually shot dead is selling for $54,000 (£38,300). The Beatles legend aired his concerns to his...

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Ono's Art Career Hailed At Venice Exhibition

26th February 2009

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will be honoured for her contributions to the art world at this year's (09) prestigious Venice Biennale event in Italy. Ono, 76, will be presented with a Golden Lion alongside fellow...

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Peace Tower Lit To Mark Ono's Birthday

18th February 2009

A tower of light, built in JOHN LENNON's memory, has been illuminated in Iceland - to mark his widow YOKO ONO's 76th birthday. Ono unveiled the Imagine Peace Tower in 2007. It beams a bright light...

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Ono's Plea For Tribute Peace Protests

13th February 2009

YOKO ONO has urged BEATLES fans to recreate her and late husband JOHN LENNON's "Bed-In for Peace" - 40 years after the famous stunt. The couple stayed under the covers for days on end at hotels...

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Anderson To Record Under Alias

4th February 2009

Former SUEDE frontman Brett Anderson is reportedly planning to record his forthcoming solo album under a new alias.The singer rose to fame in the 1990s with the popular indie band, enjoying chart success with songs...

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Barlow Beats Lennon To Top Songwriters' Poll

2nd February 2009

TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW has topped a poll of the greatest British songwriters of all time - beating out competition from BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON. The British singer penned many hit tracks for the hugely...

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No Onstage Team-up For Lennon's Sons

30th January 2009

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has blasted reports he is set to perform with his half-brother SEAN at a United Nations event in February (09). Fox News columnist Roger Friedman recently reported that the singing siblings were...

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Lennon's Sons To Perform Together?

30th January 2009

The sons of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON are reportedly set to perform together for the first time at a United Nations concert in New York. Julian Lennon, 45, from the star's first marriage to Cynthia...

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Ledger In Top Posthumous Earnings List

27th January 2009

Late actor HEATH LEDGER has joined ELVIS PRESLEY and JOHN LENNON on a list of celebrities who earned more after their death than when they were alive. The Brokeback Mountain star died aged 28 from an...

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Fascinating Fact 6704

26th January 2009

SIR ELTON JOHN has been voted the world's most iconic glasses wearer, beating off competition from bespectacled BEATLE JOHN LENNON. The ROCKET MAN star has owned more than 20,000 pairs over the years.

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Fascinating Fact 6703

26th January 2009

Muslim convert YUSUF ISLAM, the artist formerly knows as CAT STEVENS, has covered GEORGE HARRISON's THE DAY THE WORLD GET ROUND for a new album, which will be sold to raise cash for American Indians....

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Fascinating Fact 6666

16th January 2009

Pop sensation LADY GAGA has a peace sign inked on her wrist in tribute to late BEATLE and GIVE PEACE A CHANCE hitmaker JOHN LENNON....

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Mccartney's Security Fears After Lennon's Murder

14th January 2009

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hired a bodyguard because he feared he would be assassinated after his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON was murdered. MCCartney was horrified by Lennon's death in New York in December 1980, at the...

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Thomas And Duff To Star In Lennon Biopic

9th January 2009

KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS and JAMES MCAVOY's actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF will star as JOHN LENNON's aunt and mother in a story of the late BEATLE's early life. British actor Aaron Johnson, 18, will portray Lennon...

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