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Ono Sues Lennon

11th February 2008

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is suing a singer/songwriter for naming her band LENNON. Ono has filed court papers accusing rocker Lennon Murphy of fraudulently registering Lennon as a trademark and for the...

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Beatles Song Across The Universe To Be Sent Into Space

1st February 2008

The Beatles are to become the first band to have an audience deep in space as Nasa is to beam one of their songs to the edge of the universe.The Fab Four's song Across the...

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Ono Blocks Plans For Lennon Film

21st January 2008

YOKO ONO has vetoed a film writer's request to use the songs of her late husband JOHN LENNON in a new film about the couple's 1969 trip to Scotland - because the holiday evokes "bad...

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Ono Launches Musical Bus

8th January 2008

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched an educational bus to teach children in North America the basics in recording music. The vehicle - which is dedicated to the late Beatle - was unveiled at...

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Lennon Neckties On The Way

7th January 2008

An American clothing brand is in final negotiations with YOKO ONO to use artwork by her late husband JOHN LENNON on a new line of neckties. Ralph Marlin and Company have proposed designs for eight...

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Ono Urges Fans To Spread Message Of Peace

7th December 2007

YOKO ONO is urging fans of the late JOHN LENNON to display an anti-war poster in their hometown to mark the 27th anniversary of the BEATLE's death. The poster - which reads War Is Over!...

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Stars Design Lunch Boxes To Aid World Hunger

9th November 2007

SIR ELTON JOHN, YOKO ONO, MIKE MYERS and GWYNETH PALTROW are among a number of stars who will design lunch boxes in a bid to raise money for hunger relief charities. Over 100 music and...

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Ono: 'I Wanted To Marry A Priest'

22nd October 2007

YOKO ONO insists her dreams of marrying a priest came true when she wed JOHN LENNON - because he was more spiritual than most. The artist/musician grew up wanting nothing more than to support a...

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Ono To Donate Album Proceeds To Darfur

22nd October 2007

YOKO ONO has pledged to donate the royalties from the newly-released MAKE SOME NOISE album to a human rights charity in an effort to raise awareness about the Darfur crisis. The album - a compilation...

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Fascinating Fact 4066

10th October 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO unveiled a tower of light in Iceland on Tuesday (09Oct07), a tribute to mark what would have been the late BEATLE's 67th birthday. The Imagine Peace Tower in Videy island,...

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Lennon's Birthday Marked With Light Tower

27th September 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will unveil a light tower in Iceland to mark the BEATLES legend's 67th birthday next month (Oct07). Ono, 74, will travel to Reykjavik to reveal the Imagine Peace Tower in...

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John + Yoko Top Couples Poll

25th September 2007

JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO have topped a new list of rock couples. Music magazine Rolling Stone asked readers to vote for the best husband and wife reams in music over the weekend (22-23Sep07) and...

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Lennon Lighthouse To Shine In Iceland

4th September 2007

YOKO ONO has unveiled a lighthouse in Iceland in honour of her late husband JOHN LENNON. The Peace Tower is due to be lit from the former Beatle's birthday (09Oct07) to the anniversary of his...

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Ono Blasts Eco Friendly Cars

29th August 2007

YOKO ONO will never use an environmentally friendly car - because they are not as comfortable as her Bentley. The wife of late Beatle John Lennon has snubbed the Hybrid car - which is popular...

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The Things They Say 5452

27th August 2007

"Before I go to bed with a man, I'd ask him to show me a recent doctor's certificate, his mother's permission in writing and to sign a confidentiality agreement." YOKO ONO is a high-maintenance lover....

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Got To Get You Onto My Ipod

15th August 2007

John Lennon's solo back catalogue is to come to Apple's iTunes store after an agreement was reached with the late singer's wife Yoko Ono.Lennon's work had not appeared on iTunes before, but as from today...

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Lennon 'Bashful' About Nude Photoshoot

7th August 2007

The iconic Two Virgins photo of JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO in the nude was taken in private because the late BEATLE was terrified of baring all. The full frontal picture of the pair later...

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Fascinating Fact 3650

30th July 2007

JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO's son SEAN is reportedly dating teenage Dolce + Gabbana model CHARLOTTE KEMP. The couple was spotted holding hands while dining at New York's La Goulue restaurant on 19 July (07)....

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Lennon + Ono Were Monitored By Canadian Police

24th July 2007

JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO were monitored by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) at the height of the couple's peace protests in the early 1970s, according to newly-released reports. According to a heavily censored...

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Ono Plans Second Remix Album - For Kids

9th July 2007

YOKO ONO was so thrilled with the positive criticism of her 2007 remix album, she's planning a second one for children. Yes, I'm a Witch contained tracks from Ono's back catalogue remixed by other artists....

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Ono: 'I Didn't Influence Lennon'

9th July 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has blasted claims she was a powerful influence on the former BEATLE - insisting it was he who led her. The Japanese performer was widely blamed for splitting up The...

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Ono: 'Keep Chapman Locked Up For Life'

9th July 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has called for his murderer MARK CHAPMAN to be locked up until he dies. Chapman has been in prison since he shot Lennon to death outside his Manhattan home on...

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Mccartney, Ringo Honour Dead Beatles With Yoko, Olivia

27th June 2007

Despite years of feuding, SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO have shown that they can put their differences aside at a ceremony in Las Vegas.Honouring Lennon and fellow late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON,...

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Yoko 'Too Busy' For Biography

21st June 2007

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is "too busy" to write her autobiography. The 74-year-old insists she plans to write her life story one day, but has yet to find time in her schedule to devote...

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A "Beatles Reunion" On Larry King Live

20th June 2007

In what amounts to the first Beatles reunion -- of sorts -- Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon, and Olivia Harrison will be interviewed together on Larry King Live next Tuesday. Joining them will...

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Ono Finally Grants Permission For Charity To Use Imagine

11th June 2007

YOKO ONO finally granted permission for JOHN LENNON's peace anthem IMAGINE to be used for an awareness campaign after deciding she trusted the charity's intentions. Since the ex-Beatle was murdered in 1980, Ono has turned...

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Lennon And Ono Saved By Dodgy Dealer

11th June 2007

JOHN LENNON and his wife YOKO ONO were saved from a life of heroin abuse after their drug dealer supplied them with questionable narcotics. Ono admits she and the late Beatle were exposed to a...

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Ono: 'Lennon Convinced Me To Keep Baby Sean'

10th June 2007

JOHN LENNON was forced to persuade his wife YOKO ONO to keep the baby when she discovered she was pregnant in 1975, because she was ready to have an abortion. Ono, 74, admits she had...

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Yoko Dismisses Dog Meat Reports

7th June 2007

YOKO ONO has denied eating dog meat during an appearance on a London radio station last month (May07). The widow of late Beatle John Lennon has issued a statement dismissing the recent reports, which claimed...

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Ono: 'Mills Is Incredible'

28th May 2007

YOKO ONO has hailed HEATHER MILLS as a "heroine" for winning over the the U.S. public with her stint on hit TV contest, Dancing With The Stars. The widow of late Beatle John Lennon praised...

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