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Paul Mccartney Defends Beatles On Early Days

18th October 2013

Sir Paul McCartney's new song 'Early Days' is a riposte to critics of The Beatles. The 71-year-old rocker released his 16th solo studio album 'New' this month and he admits that track contains...

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Yoko Ono Sues Co-op Board At Apartment Building

17th October 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is suing a board of property shareholders over allegations they hindered the sale of her empty $6 million (£3.7 million) New York penthouse.The artist/singer filed suit against the housing co-operative...

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Hologram Museum To Open In London

16th October 2013

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

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Fascinating Fact: 3907123

15th October 2013

The floorboards of the church where The Beatles legends Sir Paul Mccartney and John Lennon first met almost 60 years ago have been put on online auction site eBay. Bids on the block of wood...

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Elton John & John Lennon Refused To Let Warhol Be Part Of Cocaine Party

14th October 2013

Elton John and John Lennon once hid from pop art icon Andy Warhol in a New York hotel room because they feared he would expose them as cocaine fiends.The Rocket Man became great friends with...

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Robin Thicke Makes Soul Comparison

12th October 2013

Robin Thicke is ''blue-eyed soul'' like Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and John Lennon.The 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker credits seeing Michael Jackson as a child for his musical influences and thinks he has developed into a similar...

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Sir Paul Mccartney: The Rolling Stones Copies The Beatles

11th October 2013

Sir Paul McCartney claims The Rolling Stones copied The Beatles.The 71-year-old singer-and-bassists believes the rival rock band - consisting of Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - have only achieved so...

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Yoko Ono Given Top Iceland Honour

10th October 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has been made an honorary citizen of Reykjavik, Iceland in recognition of her tireless efforts for world peace.The artist/singer was presented with the award by the region's Mayor Jon Gnarr...

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Steve Earle To Headline Lennon Tribute Gig

9th October 2013

Steve Earle and Marc Cohn are to headline a John Lennon charity tribute concert in New York in December (13).Venue bosses at Theatre Within, where the show will be staged two days before the anniversary...

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John Lennon's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced

8th October 2013

The Beatles legend John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced at the weekend (05-06Oct13).The Imagine icon's star, which lies next to Los Angeles' iconic Capitol Records building, was covered in graffiti...

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Paul Mccartney Inspired By Beyonce

4th October 2013

Sir Paul McCartney is influenced by Beyonce.The 71-year-old singer/songwriter makes a point of checking out the live shows by current chart artists because he wants to make sure his own concerts don't seem ''old fashioned''.He...

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Sir Paul Mccartney To Collaborate With Thom Yorke?

3rd October 2013

Sir Paul McCartney is being advised by his daughter to collaborate with Thom Yorke. The Beatles legend has been urged by Stella to work with the Radiohead frontman but he admits, despite being keen, he...

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John Lennon's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

By Nick Hill | 2nd October 2013

The childhood home of 'The Beatles' member John Lennon is being put up for auction at Liverpool's Cavern Club on October 29th 2013.The property is a red bricked terrace house at No.9 Newcastle Road in...

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John Lennon's Childhood Home Up For Auction

1st October 2013

The Beatles legend John Lennon's childhood home is set to go up for auction.The house in Liverpool, England, where the late star lived for the first five years of his life will go on sale...

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Yoko Ono Tops The Dance Chart With Remixes Of 1981'S Electro-pop Hit, 'Walking On Thin Ice'

By Lauren James | 27th September 2013

Yoko Ono's re-envisaged single album, 'Walking On Thin Ice 2013' has become the pop culture icon's 11th chart topper after it rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Dance Club Play chart to...

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Elton John Can't Watch John Lennon Footage Onstage

27th September 2013

Sir Elton John has to look straight out at the audience when he performs his John Lennon tribute tune Empty Garden live because he fears he would burst into tears if he caught a glimpse...

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John Lennon's Bermuda Trip Recreated For Itunes App

24th September 2013

Fans of tragic Beatles star John Lennon can relive his 1980 trip to Bermuda as part of a new iTunes app, which will hit the online download store in November (13).John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes...

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The Beatles Rarities Album To Be Released: 'On Air - Live At The Bbc Volume 2'

By Lauren James | 12th September 2013

A new album from The Beatles will be released in November showcasing songs the Liverpool band recorded in the BBC's studios. The record, entitled On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2, will serve...

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Wood Carving Of John Lennon's Original Sexy Sadie Lyrics Up For Sale

11th September 2013

A piece of wood etched with the original lyrics of John Lennon's Beatles hit Sexy Sadie is set to go under the hammer at an upcoming auction in London.The Imagine icon initially opened the 1968...

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John Lennon 'Tortured' By Beatles Session

10th September 2013

John Lennon found recording with the Beatles ''torture'' at the end of their career. The late musician and songwriter talked about the making of the bands final album, 'Let It Be' in 1969 in a...

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Ronnie Wood Meditates To Stay Sober

10th September 2013

Ronnie Wood meditates and reads ''affirmation books'' to help him stay sober. The Rolling Stones guitarist beat alcohol addiction four years ago and has remained sober since, and uses five books published by US treatment...

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Julian Lennon Spent 10 Years On Album

7th September 2013

Julian Lennon spent 10 years crafting his latest album.The singer and songwriter - son of late Beatles musician John Lennon - spent a long time in the studio perfecting the tracks on 'Everything Changes' to...

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John Lennon: 'Recording Beatles' Let It Be Was Torture'

6th September 2013

Audio footage of an old interview with John Lennon, in which he describes the recording of The Beatles' final album as "torture", is set to be auctioned off nearly four decades after it was presumed...

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Bloomingdale's Celebrates Beatlemania

27th August 2013

Bloomingdales will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania with a new collection called Brit Style.The American department store is planning to honour British band The Beatles - consisting of John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, George...

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Noel Gallagher Preferred The Pub To Writing Songs

27th August 2013

Noel Gallagher says success made him want to ''go to the pub'' instead of writing new songs.The former Oasis rocker wrote some of the group's defining tracks when he was unemployment benefits and admitted the...

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John Lennon's Tie Sells At Auction

25th August 2013

A necktie once owned by John Lennon has sold for more than $4,500 (£3,000) at an auction in the U.K.The black knitted tie went under the hammer at the Beatles Shop in Lennon's native Liverpool,...

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John Lennon's Jacket Auctioned For £7000: What Weird Celeb Items Have Been Sold?

By Lauren James | 23rd August 2013

The news has experienced a bit of a John Lennon frenzy in the past few days. The late Beatles guitarist has made headlines - or at least relics of him have - as news that...

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Fascinating Fact: 3830504

23rd August 2013

A jacket worn by The Beatles legend John Lennon in the '60s sold for $10,350 (£6,900) at an auction on Thursday (22Aug13). The Imagine singer left the blue garment in Britain when he moved to...

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John Lennon Tooth To Be Used For Dna Sequencing

22nd August 2013

A dentist has handed one of John Lennon's teeth over to scientists to have the Beatles legend's Dna extracted.Michael Zuk purchased the slain rocker's rotten molar for $30,000 (£20,000) two years ago (11), and has...

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Dentist To Clone John Lennon

22nd August 2013

A dentist is planning to clone John Lennon from one of his rotten teeth. Canadian doctor Michael Zuk bought the late star's decaying gnasher for £20,000 at an auction two years ago in Britain and...

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