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Townshend's Girl Threatens Rude Fans With Sex Before A Show

28th November 2006

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER has a way of hitting back at THE WHO fans who dislike her - she threatens to have sex with the guitarist just before a show, and rob him...

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Ono Calls For Day Of Healing

27th November 2006

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is calling for the upcoming anniversary of the late BEATLE's death to become a day of worldwide healing. Ono took out a full-page advertisement in yesterday's (26NOV06) edition of The...

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Lennon Piano Marks Anniversary Of Jfk Assassination

23rd November 2006

A piano once owned by JOHN LENNON was put on display at the famous "grassy knoll" in Dallas, Texas yesterday (22NOV06) to mark the 43rd anniversary of former President JOHN F KENNEDY's assassination. The instrument...

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Killers Create Festive Track

23rd November 2006

Rockers THE KILLERS have been inspired by pop legend GEORGE MICHAEL to try for a Christmas number one. The MR BRIGHTSIDE hitmakers are huge fans of WHAM! classic LAST CHRISTMAS and headed back to the...

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Gallery Where Lennon Met Ono Recreated In London

21st November 2006

The 1960s art space where JOHN LENNON first met YOKO ONO was revived yesterday (20NOV06) with the unveiling of a new exhibition at London gallery Riflemaker. Mayfair conceptual art space Indica was financially backed by...

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Beatles Memorabilia To Go On Sale

20th November 2006

A guitar owned by GEORGE HARRISON valued at $180,000 (GBP100,000) and a psychedelic coat made-to-measure for JOHN LENNON are to go on sale on 30 November at an auction of BEATLES memorabilia. Harrison played the...

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Lennon's Wives Disagree Over New Beatles Album

19th November 2006

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA has hit out at YOKO ONO for not allowing his son JULIAN to contribute to a new album of reworked THE BEATLES songs. Cynthia, who was married to the late...

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Martin Confident Of Beatles Chart Success

19th November 2006

LATEST: Legendary British producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN is confident the new BEATLES album will outsell OASIS' greatest hits compilation when both albums go head-to-head tomorrow (20NOV06). Martin, who was the Fab Four's original producer, believes...

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Fascinating Fact 2431

14th November 2006

Kazakhstan is paying tribute to THE BEATLES by unveiling life-size statues of the Fab Four outside a concert venue on 9 December (06) - one day after the 26th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death.

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Lennon's Secret Psychedelic Island

14th November 2006

The late JOHN LENNON's plans for a reclusive life on a small island in Ireland were ruined when fans of the legendary BEATLE discovered its location. The NORWEGIAN WOOD hitmaker snapped up the hideaway on...

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Elton Pays Tribute To Versace + Lennon In Intense Masterpiece

13th November 2006

ELTON JOHN insists new song BLUES NEVER FADE AWAY is one of his masterpieces - because it's a personal tribute to dead friends JOHN LENNON and GIANNI VERSACE. The ROCKET MAN admits the song, which...

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Beatles Escaped Fraud Prosecution

9th November 2006

JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON were guilty of breaking banking laws in the UK - but were too famous to prosecute. The Bank of England decided to turn a blind eye on the former BEATLES,...

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Rare Lennon Works To Be Displayed In Los Angeles

9th November 2006

Fans of JOHN LENNON will be able to prepare themselves for the 26th anniversary of his death next month (DEC06) by gazing at the tragic BEATLE's rare art creations. A four-day exhibition (30NOV-03DEC06) of Lennon's...

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Lennon's Illicit Sixties Affair

8th November 2006

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON reportedly conducted an illicit affair with a British singer behind his first wife CYNTHIA's back. Lennon allegedly fell for the charms of star ALMA COGAN in the early 1960s, after...

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The Things They Say 3276

6th November 2006

"I'm not built to be a celebrity. I met ELVIS and JOHN LENNON, and I was an idiot, a complete moron. I think of myself as a plumber." MEAT LOAF insists he's an anti-celebrity.

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Footage Of The Beatles' Final Concert Emerges

6th November 2006

Unseen footage of THE BEATLES' final official concert is to be shown on British television later this month (NOV06), and will reveal that the band's tours where less than professionally handled. Recordings made by BARRY...

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Lennon Wanted To Be A Laird

5th November 2006

JOHN LENNON planned to become a Scottish laird before he died, asking his cousin STANLEY PARKES to find him a Scottish Highland estate. The late BEATLE was making plans to become a Scottish landowner when...

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Ono Supports Lennon School Sale

1st November 2006

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is facing a backlash from BEATLES fans after lending her support to the controversial sale of the singer's old art college. The avant garde artist/musician appeared at a recent fundraising...

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Michael To Lend Lennon Piano To Anti-war Exhibition

31st October 2006

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL will lend a piano previously owned by JOHN LENNON to an anti-war exhibition in America in December (06). The former BEATLE composed his anthemic IMAGINE on the upright piano - not...

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Lennon Not Overshadowed By Dad's Legacy

30th October 2006

SEAN LENNON refuses to allow the achievements of his late father JOHN LENNON and mother YOKO ONO to overshadow his own music career, because it was inevitable he would enter the "family business". The 31-year-old,...

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Fascinating Fact 2341

30th October 2006

THE CURE, THE BLACK EYED PEAS and MAROON 5 have contributed covers of JOHN LENNON hits to a new Amnesty International campaign. The covers are being offered for sale on the charity organisation's website.

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Cobain Tops Dead Earners List

25th October 2006

Tragic NIRVANA star KURT COBAIN has toppled ELVIS PRESLEY as the king of dead celebrities After years of topping Forbes com's annual list of the top earning dead celebrities, the king of rock 'n'...

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Idle: 'Beatles Approved Rutles'

23rd October 2006

Comedian ERIC IDLE's BEATLES spoof THE RUTLES was approved by all of the Fab Four when it was released in 1978. Idle had no idea how The Beatles - GEORGE HARRISON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, JOHN LENNON...

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Ono Sues Emi For $10 Million

19th October 2006

LATEST: YOKO ONO has successfully sued record label EMI and Capitol Records Inc for $10 million (GBP5.5 million) yesterday (18OCT06), over claims she lost royalties due from the recordings of late husband JOHN LENNON. The...

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Ono To Edit Today Programme

18th October 2006

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been invited to guest edit BBC Radio 4's famous current affairs programme TODAY. Ono's show, which will be broadcast between Christmas (06) and New Year, will include a report...

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Secret Track To Reignite Williams/gallagher Feud?

17th October 2006

A previously unheard track by ROBBIE WILLIAMS is expected to reignite the pop star's feud with rocker LIAM GALLAGHER, with lyrics branding the OASIS star "inbred". Williams allegedly recorded JOHN LENNON spoof GIVE PIES A...

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Lennon's Former Home Up For Sale

11th October 2006

The English country home where JOHN LENNON lived at the height of Beatlemania up for sale in the UK for $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The six-bedroom house outside Weybridge, Surrey, is located south west of...

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Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

11th October 2006

The crazed fan who murdered JOHN LENNON in 1980 has been denied parole for a fourth time because of the "violent nature" of his offence. MARK CHAPMAN, 51, faces at least another two years behind...

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Ono Marks Lennon's Birthday With Two Peace Events In Iceland

9th October 2006

YOKO ONO is staging two events in Iceland to promote world peace today (09OCT06), on what would have been her late husband JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday. Campaigner Ono will award the Lennon Ono Grant For...

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Fans Mark Lennon's Birthday

9th October 2006

Adoring fans of slain BEATLE JOHN LENNON will head to Central Park's Strawberry Fields today (09OCT06) to celebrate what would have been the 66th birthday of the beloved rock legend in New York City. Lennon...

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