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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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Fascinating Fact: 3462087

22nd January 2013

Yoko Ono will celebrate her 80th birthday with a gig in Berlin, Germany. The singer/artist will perform at Volksbuhne with her son Sean Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band on 17 February (13) - on...

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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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Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Campaign Against Fracking In New York

14th January 2013

Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon travelled to Albany, New York on Friday (11Jan13) to speak out against the proposed plan to begin hydraulic fracturing in the state later this year (13).The mother and...

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Yoko Blames Paul For The Beatles Split

By Joe Wilde | 29th December 2012

Yoko Ono claims Paul McCartney is the reason why the Beatles split and it was not, as many others claim, her at the root of the band's disintegration.In a recently unarchived interview between her and...

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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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Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Anti-fracking Advert Competition

10th December 2012

Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon are calling on aspiring filmmakers to help them make a stand against hydraulic fracturing in New York by submitting video advertisements for their Artists Against Fracking organisation.The mother...

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Taylor Swift Branded One Direction's Yoko Ono

10th December 2012

Taylor Swift has been branded the Yoko Ono of One Direction.There are fears the 22-year-old singer's relationship with Harry Styles might lead to the break up of the 'Little Things' hitmakers, in the same way...

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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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Rare Rock Interviews Made Available To Public Online

29th November 2012

Music fans have been given a rare chance to listen to candid interviews with Sir Paul Mccartney, Yoko Ono, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett online after they were donated to America's Library of Congress earlier...

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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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Yoko Ono Invited Hard-hit Pals Into Her Home During Storm

13th November 2012

Yoko Ono did her part to help out during superstorm Sandy last month (Oct12) by opening the doors of her New York home to hard-hit family and friends.John Lennon's widow was holed up at her...

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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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Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Ask New Yorkers To 'Imagine There's No Fracking'

9th November 2012

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and their Artists Against Fracking organisation have taken their message to the streets by posting a billboard on the Major Deegan Expressway in New York.The group is hoping to urge state...

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Yoko Ono Announced As Curator Of Meltdown Festival 2013

By Contributor | 8th November 2012

We can’t think of many better ways to celebrate a birthday than curating an entire festival (so long as we don’t have to help out with loading gear in and out and all that rigmarole...

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Yoko Ono To Curate Meltdown Festival 2013

8th November 2012

Yoko Ono will curate next year's (13) Meltdown Festival in London.Ono was invited to perform as part of Patti Smith and Ornette Coleman's Meltdowns in 2005 and 2009, respectively, and she cannot wait to get...

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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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Mccartney: Yoko Didn't Break Up The Beatles

29th October 2012

Paul McCartney has taped what is believed to be his longest television interview ever -- a three-hour session with David Frost for Al Jazeera English, to be serialized over three weeks beginning Nov. 9. The...

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Mccartney: Yoko Didn't Break Up The Beatles

29th October 2012

Paul McCartney has taped what is believed to be his longest television interview ever -- a three-hour session with David Frost for Al Jazeera English, to be serialized over three weeks beginning Nov. 9. 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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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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Will Karl Lagerfeld Design Keira Knightley's Wedding Dress

By Joe Wilde | 12th October 2012

Keira Knightley hit the town in support of fashion powerhouse and personal friend Karl Lagerfeld as he unveiled Chanel's The Little Black Jacket exhibition in London on Thursday night (October 11, 2012).Although not in a...

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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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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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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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Lady Gaga Supports Yoko Ono's Anti-fracking Drive

9th October 2012

Lady Gaga has thrown her support behind Yoko Ono's efforts to stop controversial drilling techniques in the natural gas industry and urged her fans to sign a petition to end fracking in her native New...

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