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Byrne Refused To Honour Lennon

6th September 2005

TALKING HEADS frontman DAVID BYRNE horrified his bandmates on the day of JOHN LENNON's tragic murder in 1980 by refusing to pay tribute to the star during their concert that night. The ROAD TO...

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Lennon Shock At Pregnancy Announcement

4th September 2005

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA LENNON has revealed that the pop legend was horrified when she announced that she was pregnant. 21-year old Lennon received the bombshell just as THE BEATLES were beginning to...

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Documentary Covers Lennon's Us Residence Fight

2nd September 2005

Late British rocker JOHN LENNON's effort to become a legal resident of the US is set to be the subject of a new documentary. The IMAGINE singer's widow, YOKO ONO, has agreed to cooperate...

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Lennon Phone Bill Worth Thousands

1st September 2005

A telephone bill belonging to JOHN LENNON is set to fetch a staggering $360,000 (GBP200,000) at auction this month (28SEPT05) - because the late BEATLE penned the lyrics to I'M ONLY SLEEPING on it....

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Lennon Urinated On Nuns

31st August 2005

Music legend JOHN LENNON was nicknamed "the Devil's own child" by rock 'n' roll star LITTLE RICHARD after the BEATLE urinated on German nuns during an early tour. The Beatles were supporting the TOOTIE...

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Mccartney Starstruck And Tongue-tied By Everly

31st August 2005

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY may be one of the most famous men in the world, but he was painfully starstruck when he met childhood musical idol PHIL EVERLY. Both McCartney and late BEATLES...

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The Beatles Championed To Appear On British Money

28th August 2005

Legendary pop group THE BEATLES could soon find themselves pictured on the British GBP20 note to honour their incredible achievements in the 1960s. Calls for SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the late JOHN...

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Bjork Donates Swan Dress To Charity Auction

25th August 2005

Icelandic singer BJORK's infamous swan dress is among 150 celebrity fashion items to be sold on internet auction site eBay to raise money for charity next month (SEP05). The acclaimed performer was mocked...

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Lennon 'Considered National Threat'

24th August 2005

Late music legend JOHN LENNON was convinced the American government bugged his house phone because it considered him a national threat. The former BEATLE, who famously accused the US government of spying on him...

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Lennon Resented Imagine

24th August 2005

THE BEATLES star JOHN LENNON resented critics labelling his hugely successful solo album IMAGINE as the best he would ever produce, because he believed he would live long enough to pen a superior record....

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Lennon: 'Split With Ono Made Me Insane'

24th August 2005

Late legend JOHN LENNON felt he was losing his grip on sanity during his year-long separation from wife YOKO ONO in 1974. The former BEATLE, who was shot dead in 1980 by MARK...

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Mccartney + Lennon Wrote Swimming Pool Song

23rd August 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON wrote EIGHT DAYS A WEEK just so Lennon could buy himself a swimming pool with the profits. McCartney knew the BEATLES were rich when he and his songwriting...

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Lennon Musical Savaged By Critics

16th August 2005

A new musical based on the life of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been torn apart by critics following its debut performance last night (15AUG05), but his widow YOKO ONO loved it anyway. Following...

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Mccartney: 'We Were Robbed'

12th August 2005

THE BEATLES were signed to a "slave contract" according to former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, who is still furious at the way the supergroup were treated in the early sixties. The YESTERDAY hitmaker believes...

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Iron Maiden Inducted Into Hollywood Rock Walk

11th August 2005

IRON MAIDEN has been honoured with the ultimate rock accolade - they are to be inducted into Hollywood's Rock Walk Of Fame. The British metal legends, who have enjoyed a resurgence of interest since...

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Ono: 'Lennon Hated Mccartney Covers'

9th August 2005

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is thrilled with new musical LENNON because she is convinced it would be exactly the tribute he wanted - especially as it contains none of his fellow BEATLE SIR PAUL...

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Homosexual Epstein Was Desperate To Marry

9th August 2005

THE BEATLES' former manager BRIAN EPSTEIN romanced singers ALMA COGAN and MARIANNE FAITHFULL despite his homosexuality, in a desperate bid to bow to convention and find a wife. The tragic music mogul was unrequitedly...

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Donovan: 'White Album Sound Is All Thanks To Me'

5th August 2005

Folk star DONOVAN insists he is the mastermind behind the distinctive guitar sound championed by THE BEATLES on their eponymous 1968 LP, popularly known as THE WHITE ALBUM. The MELLOW YELLOW rocker claims JOHN...

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Lennon Musical Postponed For Emergency Changes

1st August 2005

The Broadway premiere of a new musical about late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been postponed for two weeks for producers to make emergency changes. Lennon's widow, YOKO ONO has publicly supported the show, LENNON,...

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Lennon Tunic Fetches $175,000

29th July 2005

A tunic worn by JOHN LENNON which influenced THE BEATLES' costumes on the cover of classic album SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND fetched $175,000 (GBP100,000) at auction yesterday (28JUL05). The A HARD DAY'S...

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Lennon Jacket To Raise A Fortune

24th July 2005

JOHN LENNON's tunic - thought to have inspired the SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND album cover - is set to raise over $180,000 (GBP100,000) at auction this week (begs25JUL05) in London. The military...

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Mani Defends Gillespie's Glastonbury Performance

21st July 2005

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker MANI has defended the behaviour of his bandmate BOBBY GILLESPIE at the Glastonbury Festival in southwest England last month (JUN05). KILL ALL HIPPIES star Gillespie appeared to be intoxicated during his...

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Lennon Exhibition Marks His Birth And Death

18th July 2005

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's childhood memorabilia is being exhibited at his former British home, to mark the 65th anniversary of his birth and the 25 years since he was assassinated. The IMAGINE singer's widow...

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Brits Fail To Recognise Lennon

17th July 2005

British music-lovers have exposed their ignorance in a staggering new poll - which shows more people recognise Christian crooner SIR CLIFF RICHARD than iconic former BEATLE JOHN LENNON. A shocking 56 per cent...

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Mccartney Dreams Of Beatles Reunion

15th July 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY predicts THE BEATLES would have reformed for LIVE 8 if all the band members had still been alive - because JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON would have been desperate to help the...

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Lennon 'Yearned To Renew Affair Before Death'

7th July 2005

JOHN LENNON's former lover MAY PANG was devastated when the BEATLE died in 1980 - because he told her he wanted to renew their affair, weeks before his tragic assassination. Pang enjoyed a two-year...

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Cooper Wants To Duet With Mccartney

30th June 2005

Rocker ALICE COOPER would love to fulfil his lifetime dream of duetting with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, despite already having accomplished a drunken singalong with the BEATLE's late bandmate JOHN LENNON. The SCHOOL'S OUT hitmaker...

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Lennon In-law Quizzed Over Child Sex Assault

27th June 2005

The future father-in-law of JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has been arrested over alleged sexual assaults on an eight-year-old girl. Police on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca are questioning multi-millionaire Robert Bayliss after a...

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Gillespie's Behaviour Angers Glastonbury Officials

27th June 2005

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE shocked organisers of the Glastonbury Festival in southwest England yesterday (26JUL05), when he refused to leave the stage. The KILL ALL HIPPIES star appeared to be intoxicated as he...

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Lennon Stamps Go On Display In America

27th June 2005

Stamps JOHN LENNON collected as a boy in Liverpool, England are to go on show in America. Curators at the Smithsonian Institution's National Postal Museum have acquired Lennon's childhood stamp album from a British...

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