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Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

17th December 2005

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the former BEATLE's HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER) anthem for a...

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Beatles Sue Emi

16th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the relatives of late BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON are suing record company EMI over $54 million (GBP30 million) in unpaid royalties. London's High Court will...

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Lennon Cheque Makes A Loss At Auction

15th December 2005

A cheque signed by former BEATLE JOHN LENNON has made a loss at auction - selling for only half its original price. The bizarre piece of memorabilia was snatched up for just $3,600 (GBP2,000)...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Nilsson In New Documentary

15th December 2005

ROBIN WILLIAMS, RANDY NEWMAN and YOKO ONO are among the celebrities paying tribute to late singer/songwriter HARRY NILSSON in a new documentary. WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (AND WHY IS EVERYBODY TALKIN' ABOUT HIM?) will...

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Lennon Film-makers Dogged By Security

12th December 2005

A film charting the life of JOHN LENNON's assassin has been criticised as disrespectful for shooting at the location where the former BEATLE was murdered. Security officials outside the Dakota apartment building, where the...

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Mccartney Speaks Out About Lennon's Death

9th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has spoken out about the death of his friend and former bandmate JOHN LENNON, a day after the 25th anniversary of his murder. McCartney was devastated when he discovered his longterm...

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U2 Pay Tribute To John Lennon

9th December 2005

Irish band U2 performed a cover of THE BEATLES classic NORWEIGAN WOOD yesterday (08DEC05) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder. The ELEVATION hitmakers, currently on the US leg of their VERTIGO...

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Lennon's Egg Legacy To Geller

9th December 2005

A brass egg given to former BEATLE JOHN LENNON "by aliens" has gone on show in London. The ornament, which Lennon gave to Israeli-born paranormalist URI GELLER before his untimely murder on 8 December...

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Fascinating Fact 647

9th December 2005

Hollywood veteran LAUREN BACALL joined fans outside the Dakota building in New York City paying tribute to late BEATLE JOHN LENNON on the 25th anniversary of his murder yesterday (08DEC05)....

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Fascinating Fact 641

8th December 2005

Music bible Rolling Stone are commemorating the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder today (08DEC05) by posting audio from a classic 1970 interview, in which he speaks candidly about The Beatles break-up, drugs and his...

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Japan Marks Lennon Anniversary

8th December 2005

Japan marked the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death today (08DEC05) by holding a free concert at a specially built museum. The late BEATLE's Japanese widow YOKO ONO approved the building of the John...

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Lennon's Infamous Mbe Medal Found In Vault

8th December 2005

The Member Of The British Empire (MBE) medal JOHN LENNON returned in protest to British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been discovered on the 25th anniversary of the late BEATLE's murder. Lennon and his...

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Fans Mourn Lennon 25 Years On

8th December 2005

Fans of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON are today (8DEC05) marking the 25th anniversary of his murder. The singer was shot dead outside his New York City apartment block by MARK DAVID CHAPMAN on 8...

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Beatles Reunion Was In Progress, Says Producer

8th December 2005

THE BEATLES were planning their reunion when JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to the record producer working with the late rocker on the night he was shot. JACK DOUGLAS, who produced Lennon's final album...

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Lennon's Cousin Fumes Over Chapman Tapes

7th December 2005

JOHN LENNON's cousin STANLEY PARKES has slammed British TV network Channel 4 over their controversial decision to broadcast tapes of the rocker's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN. Channel 4 will broadcast 15-year-old recordings made by...

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Mccartney Had Planned To Reunite Beatles

6th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY planned to reunite THE BEATLES a year before JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to a newly released record contract. In a 1979 deal with CBS Records, McCartney claimed he could again...

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Lennon Thought Jagger Copied Him

4th December 2005

JOHN LENNON accused ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER of imitating THE BEATLES during the bands' 1960s heyday in a 'lost' 1970 magazine interview. The late singer described Jagger as "a joke" in a...

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Wonder Predicted Lennon Assassination

3rd December 2005

STEVIE WONDER was unsurprised by JOHN LENNON's murder - because he always feared the star's atheist beliefs would bring about his demise. The EBONY AND IVORY hitmaker was devastated when the former BEATLE was...

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Douglas Pushes For Tighter Gun Control

2nd December 2005

FATAL ATTRACTION star MICHAEL DOUGLAS is planning to lobby the US government for tighter gun control, because he's still haunted by rocker JOHN LENNON's 1980 shooting death. Lennon was murdered outside his New York...

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Stars Sign Up For Lennon Tribute

1st December 2005

AVRIL LAVIGNE, BLACK EYED PEAS, SUM 41 and DURAN DURAN are among the artists recording classic JOHN LENNON tunes for a new Amnesty International fundraising project. The recordings will be sold as downloads through...

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Jagger 'Banned' From Being Lennon's Pal

27th November 2005

SIR MICK JAGGER was banned from socialising with rock contemporary JOHN LENNON, because YOKO ONO insisted he was a "bad influence" on the ex-BEATLE. The ROLLING STONES frontman cemented his friendship with Lennon when...

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Lohan Checked Tattoo With Italian Grandmother

26th November 2005

LINDSAY LOHAN had to consult her grandmother over her latest tattoo, as she wanted to ensure her tribute to her late grandfather was correct. The MEAN GIRLS star decided to get 'la vita...

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Fascinating Fact 561

23rd November 2005

Punk icon PATTI SMITH joined U2 frontman BONO for a version of JOHN LENNON's INSTANT KARMA as part of the encore of the Irish rock group's seventh show of 2005 at New York's Madison Square...

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Trendy New T-shirts Recall Rock Icons

23rd November 2005

Enterprising Californian designer STEVE COE has created a new line of T-shirts modelled on classic tops worn by the likes of FRANK ZAPPA, SIR MICK JAGGER and JOHN LENNON. The Worn Free T-shirts come...

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Jagger: 'Yoko Cut Me Out'

22nd November 2005

ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER is convinced YOKO ONO banned her late husband JOHN LENNON from seeing his rocker friends because she deemed them a "bad influence". The BROWN SUGAR singer enjoyed partying...

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Ono: 'Chapman Tapes Are Macabre'

21st November 2005

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked US broadcaster NBC for choosing to mark the 25th anniversary of her late husband's murder with the broadcasting of an interview with his killer. Chilling recordings...

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Ono Secretly Buys Lennon Lyrics?

18th November 2005

Avant garde artist YOKO ONO reportedly bought the handwritten lyrics to her late husband JOHN LENNON's classic 1969 anthem GIVE PEACE A CHANCE for $427,000 (GBP250,000) at auction last night (17NOV05). The legendary lyrics,...

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Lennon Blamed Mccartney For Beatles Break Up

18th November 2005

JOHN LENNON blamed SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's hatred of his wife YOKO ONO for the break up of THE BEATLES, according to a previously unheard interview with the IMAGINE star recorded in 1970. In the...

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Chapman Tapes To Air On Tv

17th November 2005

Recordings of JOHN LENNON's killer describing the late BEATLE's horrific 8 December 1980 assassination are to be aired on television in Britain and America. The tapes, recorded in the early 1990s by a journalist...

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Fascinating Fact 515

17th November 2005

UB40's new album WHO YOU FIGHTING FOR features a reggae version of rare JOHN LENNON/PAUL McCARTNEY tune I'LL BE ON MY WAY....

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