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Ono Blocks Plans For Lennon Film

21st January 2008

YOKO ONO has vetoed a film writer's request to use the songs of her late husband JOHN LENNON in a new film about the couple's 1969 trip to Scotland - because the holiday evokes "bad...

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Macca To Hold Linda Exhibition

16th January 2008

Sir Paul McCartney is to host the first major UK exhibition of photography by his late wife Linda.The former Beatle has been assembling the collection for the last three years and will stage the exhibit...

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Concert Rocks Liverpool Arena

13th January 2008

A musical extravaganza took place in Liverpool last night to mark the opening of the city's new Echo arena.The inauguration of the concert venue is part of the beginning of Liverpool's Capital of Culture year...

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Ono Launches Musical Bus

8th January 2008

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched an educational bus to teach children in North America the basics in recording music. The vehicle - which is dedicated to the late Beatle - was unveiled at...

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Lennon Neckties On The Way

7th January 2008

An American clothing brand is in final negotiations with YOKO ONO to use artwork by her late husband JOHN LENNON on a new line of neckties. Ralph Marlin and Company have proposed designs for eight...

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Movie Reviews: The Killing Of John Lennon

2nd January 2008

Some critics are of two minds about Andrew Piddington's The Killing of John Lennon, which opens in New York today (Wednesday). On the one hand, they all seem to agree that the writing, directing, and...

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Lennon's Hair Sells For $50,000

13th December 2007

A lock of hair from JOHN LENNON's famous moptop-style has fetched $48,000 (GBP24,000) at auction - over ten times the original estimate. The late Beatle's hair was expected to be bought for around $6,200 (GBP3,100)...

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Lennon's Hair For Sale

12th December 2007

A lock of hair from JOHN LENNON's famous moptop-style is expected to fetch as much as $6,200 (GBP3,100) when it goes up for auction on Wednesday (12Dec07). Hairdresser Betty Glasow - who trimmed the four-piece's...

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Ono Urges Fans To Spread Message Of Peace

7th December 2007

YOKO ONO is urging fans of the late JOHN LENNON to display an anti-war poster in their hometown to mark the 27th anniversary of the BEATLE's death. The poster - which reads War Is Over!...

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Rare Lennon Photos To Be Exhibited

2nd December 2007

An exhibition of never-before-seen photos of late singer JOHN LENNON is set to open in London later this month (07Dec07). Remember Love: John Lennon is a series of black and white pictures depicting the former...

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Gallagher's Out Of Body Experience With Lennon

1st December 2007

LIAM GALLAGHER chose to pursue a music career after a teenage out-of-body experience involving JOHN LENNON. The rocker is one of Lennon's biggest fans, and has a son named after the late Beatle. He tells...

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Fascinating Fact 4370

27th November 2007

REAL LOVE, the JOHN LENNON tune the BEATLES recorded for their ANTHOLOGY CD package in the mid 1990s, is being used to promote U.S. department store JC Penney this Christmas (07).

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Lennon Drawing Used For Holiday Cards

23rd November 2007

An illustration by JOHN LENNON is to be sold as a Christmas card for an international charity - 42 years after it was originally printed. The late Beatle's Fat Budgie drawing will be reprinted for...

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The Things They Say 6252

22nd November 2007

"As I recall, MICHELANGELO was not particularly social. I don't think JOHN LENNON was particularly social either." JOAQUIN PHOENIX has no plans to start networking more in Hollywood.

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Beatles Fans Fume Over Lennon Advert Track

14th November 2007

Fans of the BEATLES are infuriated after a JOHN LENNON track was licensed to appear in a commercial for a U.S. retailer. Supporters of the group have criticised Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, for approving J.C....

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Lennon's Glasses Stolen

13th November 2007

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been the victim of theft - after a vandal snatched his iconic round spectacles from a memorial statue of the star. The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, was...

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John Lennon Lock Up For Auction

31st October 2007

A lock of JOHN LENNON'S hair, kept for decades by a hairdresser, is to go under the hammer at an auction house next month.The hair, which is expected to sell for between 2,000 and 3,000,...

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Elvis Named Richest Dead Celeb

31st October 2007

Elvis has been named the year's highest-earning dead celebrity, with John Lennon coming a close second in a bizarre new poll.According to a list from financial site Forbes.com, the Jailhouse Rock singer has earned approximately...

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Lennon Ghost 'Visited Liam'

29th October 2007

Rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is wracked with fears that his home is haunted - by the ghost of JOHN LENNON. The Oasis frontman has often cited the former Beatle as an enormous influence on his music...

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Ono: 'I Wanted To Marry A Priest'

22nd October 2007

YOKO ONO insists her dreams of marrying a priest came true when she wed JOHN LENNON - because he was more spiritual than most. The artist/musician grew up wanting nothing more than to support a...

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Fascinating Fact 4128

18th October 2007

The Hard Rock theme park opening in South Carolina in 2008 will feature a three-storey 'Mount Rockmore' featuring the faces of JOHN LENNON, ELVIS, JIMI HENDRIX and BOB MARLEY.

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Mccartney: 'Lennon Wasn't Gay'

13th October 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has slammed rumours his BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON was secretly gay. Lennon is claimed to have had affairs with men as well as women, before and during his marriages to Cynthia Lennon...

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Harrison Albums Go Online

11th October 2007

Nine albums by the late George Harrison have been released for download on iTunes.Releases including All Things Must Pass - the classic triple album Harrison released after the 1970 breakup of the Beatles - can...

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Fascinating Fact 4066

10th October 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO unveiled a tower of light in Iceland on Tuesday (09Oct07), a tribute to mark what would have been the late BEATLE's 67th birthday. The Imagine Peace Tower in Videy island,...

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Lennon's Ex Saves Collaboration With Jagger

3rd October 2007

SIR MICK JAGGER feared he'd never find a long-forgotten song he once recorded with JOHN LENNON - until the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend revealed she had saved the recording. The Rolling Stones star almost ditched his...

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Teenage Lennon Image Unearthed

3rd October 2007

A rare photo of a teenage JOHN LENNON has been unearthed after it was hidden in a cupboard for 50 years. The 1958 image, which shows the 17-year-old former Beatle hanging out with childhood friend...

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Osbourne's World 'Stopped' When He Heard Lennon Had Died

1st October 2007

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE was so devastated when his wife SHARON broke the news ex-BEATLE JOHN LENNON had been shot dead in 1980, his "world stopped". Osbourne's favourite band is The Beatles, and he found it...

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Fascinating Fact 4022

29th September 2007

A three-day music festival in honour of JOHN LENNON began on Friday (28Sep07) in the remote Scottish village of Durness, where the murdered BEATLE star used to spend his childhood summers....

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Lennon's Birthday Marked With Light Tower

27th September 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will unveil a light tower in Iceland to mark the BEATLES legend's 67th birthday next month (Oct07). Ono, 74, will travel to Reykjavik to reveal the Imagine Peace Tower in...

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John + Yoko Top Couples Poll

25th September 2007

JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO have topped a new list of rock couples. Music magazine Rolling Stone asked readers to vote for the best husband and wife reams in music over the weekend (22-23Sep07) and...

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