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Yoko Ono Wanted To Continue John Lennon's Battle

28th May 2013

Yoko Ono says John Lennon ''fell in the battlefield''.The 80-year-old artist married the iconic musician in 1969 but insisted after his murder in 1980 she never thought of herself as a grieving ''widow'', instead wanting...

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Paul Mccartney's Elvis Tribute

28th May 2013

Sir Paul McCartney paid a visit to Elvis Presley's grave on Sunday (26.05.13).The Beatles legend toured Graceland mansion before stopping by the final resting place of the late musician and leaving one of his own...

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Beatles Memorabilia Donated To British Library

22nd May 2013

A collection of letters and lyrics written by the late John Lennon has been donated to the British Library in London by the Beatles' only official biographer.Hunter Davies, who befriended the legendary singer in the...

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Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

20th May 2013

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

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Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

19th May 2013

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

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Yoko Ono Fears Emotional Overload At Meltdown

14th May 2013

Yoko Ono fears she will collapse with emotion when she performs the last songs she released with John Lennon onstage for the first time next month (Jun13).The late Beatles star's widow is curating this year's...

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John Lennon Regretted Political Campaigning

13th May 2013

John Lennon regretted his political activism and was planning to return to his native U.K. in the months leading up to his murder, according to an old friend of the rocker.The Beatles legend was a...

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Fascinating Fact: 3658041

12th May 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono shocked U.K. chat show host Jonathan Ross by wrapping his upper body and head in bandages in a bid to make him feel "peaceful". The interview aired in Britain on...

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Dizzee Rascal Goes Crazy With Robbie

2nd May 2013

Dizzee Rascal recruited Robbie Williams for his new single.The rapper didn't have to do much to persuade Robbie to appear on 'Goin' Crazy', as he is a huge fan of his previous hits.He told The...

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Yoko Ono Publishes New Poetry Book

12th April 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has published a new poetry book nearly 50 years after her last offering.The musician released Grapefruit, a book of "instructional poetry" in 1964, and she is now poised to offer...

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Yoko Ono To Play Double Fantasy Live At Meltdown Festival 2013

4th April 2013

Yoko Ono will close the 2013 Meltdown Festival in London by performing the last album she recorded with her late husband John Lennon.The Japanese singer/artist, who is curating the event in June (13), has signed...

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Historical Letters By Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon And Eisehower To Be Auctioned Off By Collector

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th March 2013

Before her death, Marilyn Monroe reached out to her acting mentor Lee Strasber, in a letter. She talked about her despair and feeling like she didn’t belong to “the human race”. Now, that letter, written...

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Paul Mccartney Would Have Reformed The Beatles

27th March 2013

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed if they were all still alive.The 70-year-old singer-and-bassist thinks it would ''feel great'' to return to the stage with his old bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

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Noel Gallagher: Albarn Duet Will Be Remembered

26th March 2013

Noel Gallagher says performing with Damon Albarn was like ''John Lennon playing with Eric Clapton''.The former Britpop rivals performed Blur's hit 'Tender', along with Damon's bandmate Graham Coxon and Paul Weller at their Teenage Cancer...

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Paul Mccartney 'Cheesed Off' With Yoko

25th March 2013

Sir Paul McCartney was ''cheesed off'' with Yoko Ono attending The Beatles' recording sessions.Yoko - the widow of late band member John Lennon, who was shot in 1980 - regularly attended recordings with the band...

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Yoko Ono Hopes John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses Will Stop Gun Crime

25th March 2013

Yoko Ono has tweeted a provocative photo of John Lennon's bloodstained glasses.The Beatles singer's widow has taken a stand in America's gun crime debate - which has been heightened following the Sandy Hook school shootings...

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Yoko Ono Sued Over Clothing Line

25th March 2013

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is facing a legal battle over allegations she copied her wacky clothing line from another designer.New York City-based stylist Haleh Nematzadeh, 36, has filed suit against the star, alleging Ono...

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John Power To Play John Lennon Onstage

22nd March 2013

Cast frontman John Power is to portray John Lennon in a new musical.The Fine Time hitmaker, a former leader of cult band The La's, will make his theatrical debut in Rob Eaton's musical Lennon at...

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John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses: What Happened On December 8, 1980?

By Michael West | 22nd March 2013

As an artist, Yoko Ono is familiar with the phrase "a picture paints a thousand words," and she hopes the age-old saying will prove true in the debate to change America's gun law debate. This...

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Yoko Ono Tweeted John Lennon's Bloody Glasses In Support Of Gun Control

By Victoria Pavlova | 21st March 2013

The latest person to add her support to the gun control movement in the US has been Yoko Ono.This comes as absolutely no surprise, as Ono has never shied away from backing a social justice...

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Beatles Guitar To Fetch A Fortune At Auction

21st March 2013

An electric guitar played by The Beatles stars John Lennon and George Harrison is set to fetch as much as $300,000 (£188,000) at a New York auction in May (13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by...

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Yoko Ono Tweets Photograph Of John Lennon’S Blood Stained Glasses (Photo)

By Michael West | 21st March 2013

Yoko Ono has made a powerful contribution to America’s intense gun law debate by tweeting a photograph of the blood-stained glasses of husband John Lennon, who was gunned down in New York 33 years ago....

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Yoko Ono Marks John Lennon Wedding Anniversary With Anti-gun Call

21st March 2013

Yoko Ono marked what would have been her 44th wedding anniversary by launching an anti-gun protest and sharing a photograph of the bloodied glasses her late husband John Lennon was wearing when he was shot.The...

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Fascinating Fact: 3561053

18th March 2013

A new blue plaque commemorating The Beatles stars John Lennon and George Harrison has been unveiled in London. The memorial was placed on the site of a shop on Baker Street once owned by the...

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Yoko Ono Grants Lennon Song Rights To Ryan Murphy For Tv Show

7th March 2013

Producer Ryan Murphy has scored a major coup for his hit U.S. Tv show The New Normal after landing the rights to use John Lennon's highly personal track Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) in the upcoming...

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Documentary Director Lands Beatles Song Rights For Film About Secretary

20th February 2013

Documentary maker Ryan White's new movie about the BEATLES' 'mum' will feature four original Fab Four songs after Sir Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr and the estates of John Lennon and George Harrison signed off the...

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Letters Written By John Lennon's Killer To Be Sold

18th February 2013

Chilling letters written by John Lennon's killer are set to be sold off.Mark David Chapman, the man who fatally shot the Beatles star in New York in 1980, is currently in prison serving out a...

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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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