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Lennon Brothers Reconcile

25th June 2007

The two sons of late Beatle JOHN LENNON have reconciled after a eight year feud. Julian Lennon - son of the singer's first wife Cynthia - fell out with his younger half-brother after he made...

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Lennon's Art Teacher Ditched His Work

25th June 2007

JOHN LENNON's former art teacher is disappointed she destroyed artworks by the rocker from his school days. Geraldine Brock, 69, supervised the late Beatle at Liverpool Art College in the 1950s, but didn't think his...

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Yoko 'Too Busy' For Biography

21st June 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is "too busy" to write her autobiography. The 74-year-old insists she plans to write her life story one day, but has yet to find time in her schedule to devote...

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Harrison Son Records Lennon Tribute

20th June 2007

The son of late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON has recorded a cover of his father's bandmate JOHN LENNON's 1971 song Gimme Some Truth. Dhani, whose mother is Harrison's widow Olivia, has teamed up with Bob Dylan's...

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Mccartney: 'Lennon Loved Me Yeah, Yeah, Yeah'

19th June 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY insists he had settled his differences with JOHN LENNON before his BEATLES bandmate was shot dead. The pair's friendship was famously fraught with tension throughout their working lives, but MCCartney is adamant...

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Lennon + Mccartney Top Songwriter Poll

12th June 2007

JOHN LENNON and PAUL MCCARTNEY have beaten MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS to the top of a new internet survey to find the Best Songwriting Duo of all time. The Beatles stars beat the Rolling...

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Ono Finally Grants Permission For Charity To Use Imagine

11th June 2007

YOKO ONO finally granted permission for JOHN LENNON's peace anthem IMAGINE to be used for an awareness campaign after deciding she trusted the charity's intentions. Since the ex-Beatle was murdered in 1980, Ono has turned...

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Lennon And Ono Saved By Dodgy Dealer

11th June 2007

JOHN LENNON and his wife YOKO ONO were saved from a life of heroin abuse after their drug dealer supplied them with questionable narcotics. Ono admits she and the late Beatle were exposed to a...

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Lennon Skipped Dinner To See Son When He Was Shot

10th June 2007

JOHN LENNON decided to skip dinner and return home to see his five-year-old son the night he was fatally shot outside his New York City apartment. The 40-year-old, who was murdered by Mark David Chapman...

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Ono: 'Lennon Convinced Me To Keep Baby Sean'

10th June 2007

JOHN LENNON was forced to persuade his wife YOKO ONO to keep the baby when she discovered she was pregnant in 1975, because she was ready to have an abortion. Ono, 74, admits she had...

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Mccartney Makes Triumphant Live Return

8th June 2007

Paul McCartney made a triumphant live return last night with an intimate gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London.The former Beatle's last show was Live 8, so a small Camden club in front of...

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Lennon Lyrics Feature As Pop Art

4th June 2007

The lyrics to JOHN LENNON's classic song IMAGINE are to be appear as limited edition pop art. The ex-Beatle's widow Yoko Ono has given permission to designer Airside to emboss lyrics from the 1971 track...

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Lennon Borrowed Army Medals

1st June 2007

JOHN LENNON borrowed a set of medals from a sacked bandmate for the cover shot of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. The Beatles star wore the military decorations on the cover of the iconic...

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Lennon's Stamps On Display

1st June 2007

JOHN LENNON's childhood stamp collection will be exhibited for the first time in Europe today (01Jun07). The former Beatle began his hobby at the age of 10, collecting 550 stamps from several countries including India,...

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Fascinating Fact 3320

29th May 2007

A grand piano used by late Beatle JOHN LENNON is on sale for $380,000 (GBP190,000) on a U.S. website....

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George Michael Donates Lennon Piano To Virginia Tech

29th May 2007

British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has made a GBP1.45 million ($2.9 million) donation to the Virginia Tech University massacre victims - in the shape of a piano that once belonged to JOHN LENNON. Michael bought...

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Fascinating Fact 3301

26th May 2007

Former BEATLES drummer PETE BEST, HELP! and A HARD DAYS NIGHT star VICTOR SPINETTI and ex-WINGS star DENNY LAINE are to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's first meeting at...

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Mccartney: 'Nothing Matches Lennon Collaboration'

25th May 2007

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hates collaborating with other pop stars - because they are never as good as his former Beatles bandmate JOHN LENNON. The 64-year-old rocker has teamed up with Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson...

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Green Day Stun American Idol With Lennon Cover

24th May 2007

GREEN DAY stunned America on the finale of talent show AMERICAN IDOL last night (23May07) with a performance of JOHN LENNON's WORKING CLASS HERO. The punk trio's surprise appearance on the hit show was staged...

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Jury Shown Video In Spector Trial

23rd May 2007

A video of a key witness in the trial of music producer Phil Spector has been shown to the court in Los Angeles.The video of Adrian de Souza, who was Mr Spector's driver, showed the...

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Lennon Memorial Festival Announced

20th May 2007

A music festival in honour of JOHN LENNON will take place in the same remote Scottish village where the murdered BEATLES star used to spend his childhood summers. Musical sets, poetry recitals, film screenings and...

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Dylan's Sympathy For Harrison

18th May 2007

American rocker BOB DYLAN feels sorry for the late GEORGE HARRISON, because he believes the former Beatle was constantly overshadowed by bandmates JOHN LENNON and SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. Dylan, 65, thinks the Got My Mind...

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Chauffeur Speaks At Spector Trial

16th May 2007

Phil Spector's chauffeur has told a Los Angeles court that the music producer admitted to killing somebody the night Lana Clarkson was found dead in Spector's home.Adriano De Souza, who was Spector's driver, said he...

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Spector Trial Throws Up Fresh Allegations

3rd May 2007

A former employee for a lawyer who previously represented Phil Spector has told a US court he saw Sara Caplan remove a piece of evidence from the crime scene.Greg Diamond, who worked with Mr Spector's...

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Artists Flock To Lennon Covers Cd

30th April 2007

The compilers of a new JOHN LENNON covers album for charity have been so inundated with artists who want to appear on the project, they haven't been able to fit them all on the double...

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Mccartney Plans Last "Great" Song

30th April 2007

Paul McCartney is masterminding the release of the "last great" Beatles single, it has been reported. The former Beatle is to turn fragments of Now and Then, a song written by John Lennon, into a...

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First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

27th April 2007

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

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Phil Spector Goes On Trial

26th April 2007

Renowned music producer Phil Spector has gone on trial for murder in Los Angeles. Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers during the 1960s, is...

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U2 Guitar Sells For $240k

22nd April 2007

A guitar with more than a little sentimental value to U2's The Edge has sold at a charity auction in New York.The Hard Rock Café auction run by Julien's Auctions saw the Gibson Les Paul...

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Lennon Lid Up For Auction

17th April 2007

An aluminium saucepan lid signed by JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO is expected to fetch GBP1,200 ($2,340) at an auction in London. The musical duo signed the lid in felt tip pen at the Institute...

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