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Yoko Ono Rings In 80th Birthday With Star-studded Gig

18th February 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono rang in her 80th birthday by playing a star-studded gig in Germany.The musician performed with her Plastic Ono Band at the Volksbuhne venue in Berlin on Sunday night (17Feb13), ahead...

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New John Lennon And Yoko Ono Book Gets The Seal Of Approval From Gere And Scorsese

11th February 2013

Richard Gere and Martin Scorsese have given author Jonathan Cott a big boost as he prepares to release his new book about the time he spent with John Lennon and Yoko Ono by endorsing the...

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Yoko Ono Addresses New York Governor In Anti-fracking Tv Ad

8th February 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has filmed a Tv commercial to address a U.S. politician in her ongoing anti-fracking campaign.Ono and her son Sean launched Artists Against Fracking in 2012 in a bid to urge...

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Yoko Ono Honours Julian Assange With Courage Prize

5th February 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono showed her support for Julian Assange on Sunday night (03Feb13) by honouring the WikiLeaks founder with a special award.Ono announced during her Courage Awards for the Arts ceremony in New...

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Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Take Anti-fracking Campaign To Pennsylvania

17th January 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have taken their anti-fracking campaign to Pennsylvania, where they are investigating reports of water poisoning from hydraulic gas drilling.The mother and son team launched Artists Against...

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The Beatles' Please Please Me To Be Re-recorded By Stars

17th January 2013

Mick Hucknall and The Stereophonics are two of the artists re-recording The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' for the album's 50th anniversary.The Simply Red frontman and the 'Dakota' rockers, along with others, will have just 12...

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Bono's Eye Condition Deteriorating

5th January 2013

Bono's eye condition is getting worse.The U2 frontman has revealed in the past that he wears his ever present sunglasses because his eyes are sensitive to light but his close friend Julian Lennon, son of...

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Ozzy Osbourne: The Airport

28th December 2012

Ozzy Osbourne is set to have an airport named after him.The heavy metal legend's moniker has been put forward to be the new title of Birmingham International Airport after council bosses decided to name it...

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Liam Gallagher Reveals Greatest Gift

24th December 2012

Liam Gallagher's best Christmas present was one of John Lennon's guitars. The Beady Eye frontman is a huge fan of the late Beatles singer - even naming his first son, Lennon, 13, after him -...

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Courtney Love 'Not Amused' By Nirvana Reunion

13th December 2012

Courtney Love is ''not amused'' by Sir Paul McCartney's performance with Nirvana.The outspoken musician - widow of the band's late singer Kurt Cobain - was fuming over The Beatles star fronting a mini reunion with...

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Mick Jagger's Secret Love Letters Fetch A Premium At Auction

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th December 2012

Fascinating insights into the life of Mick Jagger via love letters sell for double their estimation, reaching over £180,000 for all 10 letters, The Telegraph Reports. The letters, written in Australia during the filming of...

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Julian Lennon Displays Art Collection At Art Basel

6th December 2012

John Lennon's eldest son Julian has launched a new photography exhibit to raise money for charity.The singer/artist, the Beatles star's son with his first wife Cynthia, is displaying his collection Alone at the prestigious Art...

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Yoko Ono Launches Unusual Clothing Line

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th November 2012

Yoko Ono; the Japanese artist, author, and peace activist is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. She isn't particularly renown for her work in...

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Yoko Ono Designs John Lennon-inspired Clothing Line

27th November 2012

Yoko Ono has designed a clothing line inspired by her late husband John Lennon.The singer/artist based the menswear collection on Fashions For Men, a set of sketches she drew as a gift for the Beatle...

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The Beatles Decca Demo - The Biggest Mistake In Music History Up For Sale

By Michael West | 23rd November 2012

A demo tape by The Beatles overlooked by Decca records - considered 'the biggest mistake in music history' - is to be sold at auction. Recorded on New Year's Day in 1961, the tape features...

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Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Clearing Her Name

13th November 2012

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has publicly thanked Sir Paul Mccartney for telling fans she was not the reason for The Beatles' split.Ono has long been blamed for pulling apart the Fab Four in 1970,...

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Mick Jagger's Love Letters Up For Auction

13th November 2012

Sir Mick Jagger's love letters are being put up for auction.The Rolling Stones rocker penned a series of 10 letters in 1969 to his former flame, American singer Marsha Hunt - who inspired the band's...

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John Lennon Wrote To Eric Clapton Proposing Supergroup

5th November 2012

John Lennon once approached Eric Clapton with a plan to form a supergroup, according to correspondence that will go under the hammer at an upcoming Profiles in History auction next month (Dec12).A "distinguished American private...

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John Lennon's Tooth To Go On Tour

31st October 2012

Slain Beatles star John Lennon's tooth is to tour dental practices all over Britain as part of an oral cancer awareness campaign.Dentist Michael Zuk paid $30,000 (Gbp19,000) for the tooth at auction and part of...

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James Brown's Suit Goes Up For Auction

31st October 2012

James Brown's white and orange suit, a shirt worn by The Beatles legend John Lennon during a family holiday, and several outfits sported by Lady Gaga are among items of rock 'n' roll memorabilia going...

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Elizabeth Taylor Queen Of Posthumous Celeb Earnings, Toppling King-of-pop Michael Jackson From The Top Spot

By Lorna Greville  | 30th October 2012

After her death last year aged 79, just two years after her great friend Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor has become the world's highest grossing dead celebrity, according to Forbes. This result sees the growth of...

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'You Can't Blame Yoko For Anything': Paul Mccartney Sits Down With David Frost

By Lorna Greville  | 29th October 2012

For four decades Beatles fans have blamed Yoko Ono for the band's demise. However, in a revealing interview with Sir Paul McCartney, the legendary singer has shed light on many aspects of himself and the...

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Paul Mccartney Tells Fans To Let It Be Over Yoko Ono

29th October 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney is adamant John Lennon's wife Yoko Ono was not the reason The Beatles split.The Hey Jude hitmakers called time on their career in 1970, seven years after their meteoric rise to global...

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'Yoko Ono Didn't Break Up The Beatles' Says Paul Mccartney

29th October 2012

Sir Paul McCartney claims Yoko Ono had nothing to do with The Beatles splitting up.The group - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - split up in 1970, but Paul...

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Paul Mccartney: Yoko Wasn't To Blame For Beatles Split

29th October 2012

Sir Paul McCartney has insisted Yoko Ono wasn't responsible for the end of The Beatles.The 70-year-old musician has attempted to end decades of anger directed at the Japanese artist for the band's demise in 1970...

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Yoko Ono Makes Donation To U.k. University

26th October 2012

Singer/artist Yoko Ono has made a $160,000 (£100,000) donation to a British university where her husband John Lennon once studied.The rocker's widow is handing over the money to help vulnerable students at England's Liverpool John...

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Elizabeth Taylor Named Highest-earning Dead Celebrity

24th October 2012

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has surpassed Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity in the past year. The late actress' estate amassed a staggering $210 million last year mainly thanks to the auction of Elizabeth's jewellery,...

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Julian Lennon Landed Aerosmith Role Over Steven Tyler's Shower Singing

19th October 2012

John Lennon's musician son Julian landed a collaboration with Aerosmith after he caught the band's frontman STEVEN TYLER singing in the shower during a stay at a hotel in Los Angeles.Lennon joined the group in...

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Elton John Unveils Footage Of John Lennon Duet

15th October 2012

Sir Elton John has unveiled extraordinary footage of his famous onstage performance of Empty Garden with John Lennon in New York.The painstakingly restored film, shot by a fan, is the only known colour footage of...

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John Lennon's Imagine Banned From Funeral Services

15th October 2012

John Lennon's classic song Imagine has been banned from dozens of church funeral services in the U.K. over its controversial lyrics.Despite being one of the best-loved songs of all time, religious leaders are declining to...

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