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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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Yoko Ono And Bon Iver To Work On Flaming Lips Album

13th January 2012

The Flaming Lips are set to work with Yoko Ono and Bon Iver on their new album.The psychedelic rockers frontman Wayne Coyne has named a list of stars who will appear on their upcoming release...

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Yoko Ono To Present Artwork At Indian Gallery

26th December 2011

Yoko Ono is working on a special art installation for a gallery in Delhi, India to highlight the challenges facing modern women.John Lennon's widow will present her creation at the Vadhera Art Gallery as part...

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Ringo Starr Asks For 'Peace' At Anti-weapons Initiative

9th December 2011

Ringo Starr asked for "peace and love" as he launched a new anti-weapons initiative yesterday (08.12.11) on the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder.The former Beatles drummer called for tougher sentences for anyone caught with...

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John Lennon Death Marked, 31 Years Later

8th December 2011

John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, 31 years ago on Thursday (December 8, 1980) at the age of 40. The legendary musician is being remembered by fans around the world today,...

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John Lennon Anniversary, Yoko Ono Pays Tribute 31 Years On

8th December 2011

John Lennon 's name will forever be linked with today's date on the calendar, for it was on December 8th of 1980 that the Beatles star, solo performer, artist and husband of Yoko Ono was...

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Ono Hails Lennon's Legacy On Anniversary Of His Death

8th December 2011

Yoko Ono has paid tribute to her late husband John Lennon on the 31st anniversary of his death, hailing the current wave of global activism as a testament to his legacy.Lennon was gunned down outside...

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Yoko Records Christmas Tune With Flaming Lips

7th December 2011

Yoko Ono and the Flaming Lips have re-recorded a version of the band's festive tune Atlas Eets Christmas.The acts will team up for two New Year's concerts in Oklahoma at the end of the month...

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Ono Launches Songwriting Contest

6th December 2011

Yoko Ono is set to hand out $20,000 (£12,500) in scholarships as part of a songwriting competition launched in memory of her late husband John Lennon.Aspiring songwriters have been asked to submit original compositions for...

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Yoko Meets The Queen

2nd December 2011

Yoko Ono had a royal encounter on Thursday (01Dec11) when The Queen visited the new Museum of Liverpool in England.Ono was invited to be part of the visit to honour her late husband John Lennon...

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Flaming Lips To Ring In The New Year With Yoko Ono

27th November 2011

Rockers the Flaming Lips have announced a fifth New Year extravaganza with Yoko Ono in their native Oklahoma.Wayne Coyne's band will perform two Freakout concerts with Ono and the Plastic Ono Band in Oklahoma City...

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Lennon's Bed Peace Sign Up For Auction

9th November 2011

John Lennon's famous Bed Peace sign displayed during his 1969 anti-war protest with wife Yoko Ono is expected to fetch $160,000 (£100,000) when it goes up for auction later this month (Nov11).The Beatles legend and...

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Basement Jaxx Not Looking For Album Guests

6th November 2011

Basement Jaxx haven't lined up any guest stars for their new album.The duo have had worked with numerous singers, including Dizzee Rascal, Kele Le Roc, Siouxsie Sioux and Yoko Ono, on their tracks, but while...

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Ono Campaigns Against Childhood Hunger

2nd November 2011

Yoko Ono kept her late husband John Lennon's legacy alive on Tuesday (01Nov11) as she launched a campaign to fight childhood hunger and poverty.The singer visited the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City's Times...

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Yoko Ono Founds New Hunger Charity

10th October 2011

Yoko Ono is launching a new charity to combat global hunger.John Lennon's widow has teamed up with Hard Rock International and officials at the WhyHunger campaign to create Imagine There's No Hunger - a reference...

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Yoko Ono Lights Imagine Peace Tower

10th October 2011

Yoko Ono lit the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland in memory of John Lennon yesterday (09.10.11). The tower - based on Videy Island, just off the country's capital, Reykjavik - is lit up every year...

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Ono Lights Up Iceland To Mark Lennon's Birthday

10th October 2011

Yoko Ono marked what would have been her late husband John Lennon's 71st birthday by performing her annual ritual of switching on a beacon of light at the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland.The Beatles legend...

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John Lennon's Artwork On Display In New York

7th October 2011

Yoko Ono has put John Lennon's artwork on display in New York in a bid to promote world peace.The late Beatles star was an avid artist in his spare time and Ono has now chosen...

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Paul Mccartney And Ringo Pay Tribute To George

3rd October 2011

Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr joined to paid tribute to George Harrison yesterday (02.10.11).The two surviving members of The Beatles joined with their bandmate's widow, Olivia Harrison, his son Dhani, producer Sir George Martin,...

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Yoko Ono Praises Reality Show Contestant For Imagine Performance

13th September 2011

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has offered her support to a pop wannabe competing on Australia's The X Factor reality show after she was won over by the contestant's rendition of peace ballad Imagine.Emmanuel Kelly...

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Julian Lennon Releasing New Solo Album

13th September 2011

Julian Lennon is releasing his first solo album since 1998, 'Everything Changes'. The son of Beatles musician John Lennon had mainly been concentrating on philanthropic work and his photography career over the last decade, but...

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Yoko Ono Scores Seventh Consecutive U.s. Dance Club Chart Number One

6th September 2011

Yoko Ono is back at the top of Billboard's Dance Club Play Singles Chart in America with her latest summer anthem, Talking To The Universe.The track is her seventh consecutive number one dance single and...

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Yoko Ono Places Wreath At Hiroshima Memorial

29th July 2011

Yoko Ono has placed a wreath at a memorial for victims of the nuclear bomb attacks on Japan.John Lennon's widow is in her native country to receive an award for her charity work and promote...

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Yoko Ono To Receive Japanese Art Prize

26th July 2011

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to receive the Hiroshima Art Prize for her efforts in spreading world peace.The 78 year old will pick up the accolade next summer (12) at a special ceremony in...

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Ono 'Threatens To Sue Over Lennon Pub'

11th July 2011

Yoko Ono has allegedly threatened legal action against the owner of a bar dedicated to her late husband John Lennon.Mike Craig spent thousands on memorabilia for his Beatles-themed venue, Lennon's Bar, in Dundee, Scotland, and...

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Lady Gaga Wants Mainstream Performance Art

9th July 2011

Lady Gaga says it's always been her ambition to make performance art mainstream.The 'Edge of Glory' hitmaker is known just as much for her on-stage performances and eccentric outfits as she is for her singing...

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The Things They Tweet 1722

7th July 2011

"Happy Birthday Ringo! Peace and Love! lots of love from yoko" John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono wishes Ringo Starr well on his 71st birthday. The former Beatle celebrates his big day on Thursday (07Jul11).

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Yoko Ono's Busy Schedule Keeps Her Looking Young

5th July 2011

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono credits her hectic work schedule with her youthful appearance - because she's always on her feet.The 78 year old admits she struggles to stick to healthy eating programmes and work-out...

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Ono Donates To Tornado Auction

15th June 2011

Musician Yoko Ono is auctioning off a personalised iPad and a signed photo to raise funds for the victims of the tornado-hit city of Joplin, Missouri.The Japanese star has donated a black and white shot...

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Sir Paul Mccartney And Ono Celebrate Beatles Show Anniversary

9th June 2011

Sir Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono hit Las Vegas on Wednesday (08Jun11) to celebrate Cirque du Soleil's hit Beatles show.George Harrison's widow Olivia and rocker son Dhani also showed up for the...

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