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John Lennon's Murderer Transferred To New Prison

16th May 2012

John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman has been transferred to a new prison after spending 31 years in a maximum security facility in Attica, New York.Chapman gunned down the Beatles legend outside his Big Apple...

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Julian Lennon Records With Aerosmith

15th May 2012

John Lennon's musician son Julian is to feature on Aerosmith's next album.The British rocker was recruited by Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to contribute back-up vocals for the Walk This Way hitmakers' forthcoming release. Lennon has...

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Paul Mccartney To Finish George Harrison Song?

14th May 2012

Sir Paul McCartney may finish a recording by George Harrison.The Beatles legends could be reunited on a song almost 12 years after George's death from cancer in 2001, as his widow, Olivia, has launched a...

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John Sinclair To Stage Gig For Freedom Rally Anniversary

9th May 2012

Veteran poet and activist John Sinclair is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his famed Freedom Rally with a special event in London in memory of John Lennon.The protest, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, brought together...

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Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

9th May 2012

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

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The Voice Recap: Adam And Cee-lo Send Two Home

24th April 2012

On last night's episode of The Voice in the U.S., Cee-lo Green and Adam Levine both had to pick one of their own team members to eliminate (April 23, 2012). The public vote, meanwhile, will...

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Guitar Pioneer Bert Weedon Dies

20th April 2012

Pioneering guitarist Bert Weedon, who was credited as a major influence on a generation of rockers including John Lennon, Eric Clapton, and Brian May, has died at the age of 91.Weedon was the first British...

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Mel Gibson On John Lennon Accusations: I'm A Huge Beatles Fan

13th April 2012

Mel Gibson has vehemently denied allegations that he celebrated the death of John Lennon and claims screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is completely in the wrong for alleging he made anti-Semitic remarks during their time working together...

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Mel Gibson Denies Saying John Lennon "Deserved To Be Shot"

12th April 2012

Mel Gibson has hit back at screenwriter Joe Eszterhas, who claimed the Oscar-winning actor said John Lennon "deserved to be shot". In a nine-page letter to TheWrap.com, the writer blasts Gibson for his anti-Semitic comments...

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Mel Gibson Said John Lennon Deserved To Be Shot?

12th April 2012

Joe Eszter has claimed Mel Gibson is ''glad'' John Lennon is dead.According to a letter by the screenwriter obtained by The Wrap, it alleges Mel was happy when the Beatles legend was shot and killed...

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Julian Lennon Worried About Repeating John's 'Mistakes'

11th April 2012

Julian Lennon doesn't want to repeat the ''mistakes'' his father John Lennon did. The 49-year-old singer was the result of the late Beatles legend's first marriage to Cynthia Powell, and he admits he always delayed...

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Ringo Starr's Sickening Stage Fright

10th April 2012

Ringo Starr gets such bad stage fright he is often sick before performances.The Beatles legend says despite being a star for over 50 years he still suffers from nerves and is scared about getting on...

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Julian Lennon Despises Biopics About Dad

5th April 2012

Julian Lennon refuses to watch biopics about his father John Lennon because inaccuracies about The Beatles legend infuriate him.Singer Julian, John's son with his first wife Cynthia, has no interest in watching biographical films about...

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James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

4th April 2012

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

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Mccartney, Lennon & Harrison Kids Consider Supergroup

3rd April 2012

The sons of Beatles stars Paul Mccartney, George Harrison and John Lennon are planning to team up to form a new supergroup.MCCartney's son James has revealed he has had conversations with Sean Lennon and Dhani...

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The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

3rd April 2012

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

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Sir Peter Blake Recreates Classic Beatles Cover On 80th Birthday

2nd April 2012

Sir Peter Blake has recreated The Beatles' classic 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album cover. The English pop artist chose a number of British cultural icons for the redesigned artwork to mark his 80th...

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Ono Dismisses Lennon Bulimia Claims

7th March 2012

Yoko Ono has dismissed reports her late husband John Lennon suffered from an eating disorder.Author Debra Sharon Davis alleges in her book BackStage Pass Vip that Lennon had issues with food and would make himself...

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Paul Mccartney, John Lennon's Childhood Homes Made Listed Buildings

29th February 2012

Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's childhood homes have been listed as Grade II buildings by the English Heritage, according to Bbc News. Both houses are of course in the North Western city of Liverpool, with...

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John Lennon And Mccartney's Childhood Homes Preserved

29th February 2012

The childhood homes of Beatles legends John Lennon and Sir Paul Mccartney are to be preserved as national landmarks.Lennon's Mendips duplex on Menlove Avenue in Liverpool, England and MCCartney's house on nearby Forthlin Road have...

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Cissy Houston Demands Lie Detector Tests Over Whitney Casket Photo

24th February 2012

Cissy Houston is understandably furious at the National Inquirer after they printed a photo of her daughter Whitney Houston 's open casket as the front cover of their latest issue, with My Fox Chicago reporting...

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Paul Mccartney Quits Weed Smoking For Daughter Beatrice

16th February 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney says he has finally given up smoking cannabis, due to a "sense of responsibility" in caring for his daughter Beatrice. MCCartney, 69, made the comment during an interview with Rolling Stone magazine.The...

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Paul Mccartney Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star - Finally

10th February 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney has followed in the footsteps of his former band members and been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Beatle became the 2,460th celebrity to be awarded the...

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Paul Mccartney Thanks 'The Boys' At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

10th February 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney unveiled his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (February 9, 2012). The rocker is surprisingly the last of The Beatles to be recognized on the legendary walk of...

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The Things They Tweet 2318

10th February 2012

"Dear Paul Mccartney at last all four stars shine brightly together. I know John is very happy for you on this special day. Lots of love Yoko." Yoko Ono reaches out to her late husband...

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Paul Mccartney Amazed He Was A Beatle

6th February 2012

Sir Paul McCartney still finds it hard to believe he was in The Beatles. The singer and songwriter started his career with the legendary pop group alongside John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison in...

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Paul Mccartney To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

2nd February 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is to unveil his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The music legend is the last of The Beatles to receive his own star on the famous pavement, which will be unveiled next...

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Ringo Starr Not 'Knocked Out' By John Bonham's Drumming

30th January 2012

Ringo Starr was never "knocked out" by John Bonham's drum solos.The Beatles drummer was never a fan of the late Led Zeppelin sticksman's lengthy mid-song workouts, as he believes the drummer shouldn't be the focus...

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Sir Paul Mccartney: My Dad Inspired The Beatles

30th January 2012

Sir Paul McCartney says his father is responsible for the sound of the Beatles. The 69-year-old musician praises his dad James - a keen amateur piano player - for introducing him to music growing up...

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Aaron Johnson Names Daughter Romy Hero Johnson

25th January 2012

Aaron Johnson and Sam Taylor-Wood have revealed the name of their newborn baby.The couple welcomed a daughter into the world at their Primrose Hill home in London earlier this month and have given the tot...

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