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Marsden Rubbished Beatles Hit

27th May 2005

GERRY MARSDEN, frontman of 1960s rockers GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS, was given a sneak preview of THE BEATLES' chart-topping 1963 single I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND before it was released - but he dismissed the...

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Crystal Extends Run Of Broadway Show

18th May 2005

LATEST: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY star BILLY CRYSTAL is enjoying his Broadway show 700 SUNDAYS so much, he's decided to extend it for an extra three weeks. The comedian, whose autobiographical show was supposed...

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Lennon Wanted A Beatles Reunion, Says Lover

17th May 2005

JOHN LENNON's former lover has blasted historical records for declaring the BEATLES' split was permanent, insisting they'd always planned to play together again. Lennon's personal assistant MAY PANG - who had an 18-month affair...

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Lennon's Stamps For Sale

15th May 2005

Former BEATLE JOHN LENNON's childhood stamp collection is expected to fetch around $53,000 (GBP29,000) when it is sold off at auction. The IMAGINE singer, who was murdered 25 years ago (DEC80) in New York,...

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Ono Enraged Over Chapman Broadcast

13th May 2005

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked British television network CHANNEL 4 for planning to broadcast an interview with the late BEATLE's crazed killer MARK CHAPMAN on the 25th anniversary of Lennon's death. The...

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The Beatles' Album Secret Revealed

9th May 2005

THE BEATLES' album cover for their classic 1965 disc HELP! was shot in a grim English car park - not the glamorous Austrian location originally believed by fans. JOHN LENNON, SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, GEORGE...

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Lennon's Killer Set For Tv Interview

9th May 2005

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN is preparing to discuss the rock legend's death on TV for the first time, as part of an upcoming British documentary. CHANNEL 4 bosses have requested a meeting...

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Lennon Show Cancelled

5th May 2005

The producers of a new musical based on the life of JOHN LENNON have scrapped the show's upcoming Boston, Massachusetts run after failing to impress critics in San Francisco, California. The musical, LENNON, opened...

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Ono Wants To Be A Scissor Sister

4th May 2005

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is desperate to collaborate with camp pop quintet SCISSOR SISTERS. The avant-garde Japanese musician met the LAURA hitmakers at a recent pop event in England - and was completely...

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Lennon Picked Fight At British Beach Concert

26th April 2005

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN tried to start a fight with a punk rock bassist during an appearance at Britain's ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival this weekend (ends24APR05). The son of the BEATLES legend, who was...

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Chapman Waited A Day To Kill Lennon

22nd April 2005

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN was hanging around the entrance to the New York apartment complex where the ex-BEATLE met his death 24 hours before the fatal gunshot was fired, according to a cleaner...

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Lennon's Rage Over Mccartney Drug Bust

22nd April 2005

JOHN LENNON was furious when he found out his "stupid" former BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY had been arrested in Japan for possessing marijuana, according to his cleaning lady. ROSAURA LORENZO was present in...

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Lennon Was No Heroin Addict, Says Ex Employee

22nd April 2005

JOHN LENNON's cleaning lady has vehemently blasted rumours the ex-BEATLE was addicted to heroin, because he was too "obsessed" with his health to risk damaging himself with the deadly narcotic. ROSAURA LORENZO was employed...

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Magical Beatles Footage Found

21st April 2005

Lost film footage of THE BEATLES shooting their 1967 movie MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR has been unearthed in a BBC archive store. The tape, which hasn't been seen for 40 years, features the Fab Four...

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Ono Praises Mccartney's Designs

20th April 2005

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is a huge fan of STELLA McCARTNEY's designs, in spite of her tumultuous relationship with the style guru's father SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. The Japanese singer and artist, 72, regularly...

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Epstein's 'Homosexual Acts' With Former Beatle

19th April 2005

Former BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN engaged in homosexual acts with one member of the legendary band - the gay pop mogul's ex-aide claims in a sensational new book. JOANNE PETERSON is working on THERE'S...

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Yoko To Headline All Tomorrow's Parties

15th April 2005

YOKO ONO will join PJ HARVEY at Britain's upcoming ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival held at the Camber Sands holiday resort. The widow of JOHN LENNON has been announced as the surprise guest at the...

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Harrison Reunited With Lennon In London Tribute

14th April 2005

A memorial plaque for late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON is being planned, and it will be positioned next to a similar tribute for JOHN LENNON. The Harrison plaque is being organised by the HERITAGE FOUNDATION...

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Widow To Finish Donegan Autobiography

11th April 2005

The widow of LONNIE DONEGAN will reveal why her skiffle legend husband died a poor man when she completes his unfinished autobiography. Donegan, who had 27 top 20 UK singles in one six-year period,...

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Lennon Launches Record Label To Resurrect Career

8th April 2005

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has set up his own record label so he can release his past music catalogue - because his CD releases were shelved by the labels and distributors he's previously...

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Lennon Lover Left Out Of Ono Musical

6th April 2005

JOHN LENNON's ex-lover MAY PANG has slammed his widow YOKO ONO for erasing her relationship with the late BEATLE from the Broadway, New York musical about his life. Pang was originally Lennon and Ono's...

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Beatles' Offspring Top Richest Musical Youth List

1st April 2005

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI is officially the wealthiest young person in British music, after inheriting a staggering $264 million (GBP140 million) fortune from his father. Ex-SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM and her soccer...

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All-star Cast Set For Lennon Adaptation

29th March 2005

A host of stars including LIV TYLER, VAL KILMER, VINCENT GALLO and ASIA ARGENTO are vying for roles in SEAN LENNON's film adaptation of Japanese book COIN LOCKER BABIES. Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's youngest...

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Kelly Failed To Recognise Children Of Rock

24th March 2005

KELLY OSBOURNE was left more than a little puzzled when she joined 14 other rock star offspring for the front cover of the new edition of ROLLING STONE magazine - she didn't recognise most of...

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Stars Line Up For Movie By John Lennon's Son

16th March 2005

A screenplay penned by JOHN LENNON's son SEAN has generated interest from VINCENT GALLO, LIV TYLER and ASIA ARGENTO, who are all vying for roles in the independent movie. Sean served as one of...

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Lennon Wives Honour John's Memory

16th March 2005

YOKO ONO and CYNTHIA LENNON are both working on projects to mark the 25th anniversary of their former husband JOHN LENNON's tragic murder. Ono, who was married to the former BEATLE when he was...

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Beatles Generating Millions - 25 Years On

16th March 2005

Legendary group THE BEATLES are generating millions of dollars in royalties - even though they split 25 years ago. APPLE CORPS, which handles the ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE quartet's joint business interests, has...

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Ono Blasts Society's Ageism

25th February 2005

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has slammed the western world's intolerance of older people. The 72-year-old argues older generations are sidelined in modern society's eternal quest for youth - even though there are...

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Mccartney Accused Of Making Sacked Publicist Mentally Unstable

7th February 2005

LATEST: Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's former publicist GEOFF BAKER has accused the ex-BEATLE of making him mentally unstable before firing him. The 62-year-old superstar sparked a war of words with Baker by posting...

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Mccartney Scraps Love Songs Album

3rd February 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has ditched plans to record an album of BEATLES love songs because he couldn't get the estates of JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON to agree with him on the project. McCartney...

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