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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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Lady Gaga Wants To 'Cry' Over Unreleased Songs

12th October 2012

Lady Gaga wants to ''cry'' because there are so many songs she has recorded but cannot release.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker has put out two full albums since debut single 'Just Dance' in 2009, but...

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Fascinating Fact: 3319643

10th October 2012

Dozens of Beatles fans held a candlelit vigil at John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday night (09Oct12) to celebrate what would have been the late singer/songwriter's 72nd birthday. The devotees...

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John Lennon's 72nd Birthday Celebrated, His Legacy Lives On

By Michael West | 10th October 2012

There are few people that have ever lived, who have changed the world and made such an enormous impact, that subsequently results in their memory being upheld, almost as sacred, all over the world, decades...

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I Love The Beatles But It’S Time To Move On: Jarvis Cocker Reviews John Lennon Letters Book

By Hayley Avron | 10th October 2012

Jarvis Cocker has reviewed the latest book to be have been published about The Beatles. 'The John Lennon Letters', edited by Hunter Davies, is a collection of missives from the late Beatles’ songwriter, dating from...

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Lady Gaga Dontes Peace Award To Charity

10th October 2012

Lady Gaga in donating her peace award to charity.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker received the LennonOno Grant For Peace award from Yoko Ono as recognition of her social activism but the pop star announced that...

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The Things They Tweet: 3318504

9th October 2012

"Happy Birthday to my dear friend, Sean!" Actor JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT sends his best to Sean Lennon, who turned 37 on Tuesday (09Oct12) - the same day his late father, John Lennon, would have turned 72.

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John Lennon Slammed Mccartneys In Angry Note

9th October 2012

John Lennon ordered Sir Paul Mccartney's wife Linda to "shut up" and branded her "insane" in a furious rant after The Beatles broke up.A series of previously unseen letters penned by the late Imagine hitmaker...

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Lady Gaga Wins Peace Award From John Lennon And Yoko Ono

8th October 2012

Lady Gaga will be awarded the LennonOno Grant For Peace award.The 'Edge Of Glory' hitmaker has been chosen for the prize - in memory of late The Beatles musician John Lennon - for her commitment...

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Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Keen To Rework Another Lost John Lennon Track With Jeff Lynne

8th October 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney is plotting to return to the studio with producer Jeff Lynne and complete work on another John Lennon tune he and his Beatles bandmates gave up on while recording Free As A...

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Pussy Riot Use John Lennon Award Cash For Freedom Fight

5th October 2012

Jailed Russian punks Pussy Riot are using a cash grant from John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono to fund their fight for freedom.Three members of the controversial group - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich...

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Lady Gaga To Receive John Lennon Award

5th October 2012

Lady Gaga is to be honoured for her political activism by Yoko Ono with a special award in memory of her late husband John Lennon.The pop superstar will be handed the biennial LennonOno Grant For...

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The Beatles' Chip Shop Footage Set To Be Released

2nd October 2012

Unseen footage of The Beatles in a chip shop is set to be released. The Space is due to show behind the scenes footage of the 'Hey Jude' group - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison,...

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Unseen Beatles Footage Captures Their 'Fabulous World'

2nd October 2012

Unseen footage of The Beatles' captures the ''fabulous world'' of the band ''perfectly''.The legendary musicians - Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Star - are seen behind the scenes of their 1967...

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John Lennon Art Exhibition To Open In New York

2nd October 2012

An exhibition featuring artwork by the late John Lennon is set to open in New York this week (begs01Oct12) to mark what would have been his 72nd birthday.The Beatles icon's widow, Yoko Ono, will present...

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Neil Young And Foo Fighters Lead Central Park Poverty Awareness Concert

By Hayley Avron | 1st October 2012

Neil Young and Foo Fighters were among the star attractions at Saturday night’s Global Citizen Festival in Central Park. The concert was held in order to raise awareness about issues surrounding poverty and according to...

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Yoko Ono Takes Over Times Square For Peace Day

21st September 2012

Yoko Ono has dedicated an art project in New York City's famous Times Square to her late husband John Lennon as part of International Peace Day on Friday (21Sep12).The singer has taken over the...

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Liam Gallagher's Lennon Praise

20th September 2012

Liam Gallagher prefers John Lennon to Sir Paul McCartney.Although the Beady Eye rocker is a huge admirer of both Beatles legends he says his alliances will always be with the late John, because he was...

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The Things They Tweet: 3286044

19th September 2012

"John Lennon named as @Nme's Ultimate Icon. I'm so thrilled! I'm sure he's thrilled, too - up there! Big kiss, yoko". John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is proud of THE BEATLES star's latest posthumous achievement....

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Pussy Riot To Be Honoured By Yoko Ono

19th September 2012

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to pay tribute to jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot by handing them a special award in honour of her late husband.The band attracted worldwide attention in February (12)...

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John Lennon Named Rock's Biggest Ever Star

18th September 2012

The Beatles legend John Lennon has been named rock's ultimate icon by editors at British music magazine Nme.The late star, who was assassinated in 1980, topped a survey of more than 160,000 readers, beating former...

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Fascinating Fact 14101

14th September 2012

A small island once owned by John Lennon has been put on the market for $387,300 (£242,063). The Beatles icon purchased the land, off the west coast of Ireland, in the hopes of building a...

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Did Lady Gaga Get Married Last Night?

10th September 2012

Has Lady Gaga gotten married? The singer turned heads last night after she stepped out into the London night wearing a somewhat revealing wedding dress last night (September 9th). However, there was no groom to...

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Lady Gaga's Twickenham Show Kick Starts UK Leg Of 'Born This Way' Tour

9th September 2012

Lady Gaga kick started the UK leg of her 'Born This Way' tour at Twickenham last night and did so in typical Gaga-esque fashion. The 26-year-old singer played a set that saw her utilise a...

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John Lennon Killer Claims He Didn't Target Him

30th August 2012

John Lennon's killer claims he didn't target the Beatles singer.The 'Imagine' hitmaker was shot dead outside his New York apartment in December 1980 by Mark Chapman but he claims he only killed him because he...

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John Lennon's Murderer Planned To Live With Christian Minister

29th August 2012

John Lennon's murderer Mark David Chapman had planned to live and work with a Christian minister in New York if he had been granted parole.The 57 year old, who fatally shot the Beatles icon outside...

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The Things They Tweet 3096

28th August 2012

"My dear friend @SeanOnoLennon contributed this beautifully written piece to the Nyt. I encourage you to read it". The Dark Knight Rises star Joseph Gordon-levitt applauds John Lennon's son Sean for voicing his fears about...

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Sean Lennon Warns About Fracking In Opinion Piece

28th August 2012

John Lennon's son Sean has issued a public plea to officials in New York to ban hydraulic fracturing projects in the state to preserve natural land that is "on the verge" of destruction.The Beatles legend's...

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Yoko Ono To Host Anti-fracking Event In New York

25th August 2012

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the couple's son Sean are set to host an event against hydraulic fracturing in New York City on Wednesday (29Aug12) to protest drilling for natural gas.The mother and son...

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John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole, Again

23rd August 2012

John Lennon 's killer, Mark Chapman, has been denied release from prison after appearing in front of the parole board for the seventh time, reports The Ukpa. Chapman, 57 stood before The New York Department...

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