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Niagara Falls Honours Ono

YOKO ONO has been given the key to the city of Niagara Falls to commemorate the honeymoon visit she and JOHN LENNON made to the landmark in 1969.The Lundy’s Lane Historical Museum in Ontario, Canada...

Yoko Ono To Judge Haiku Contest

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is sharing her Japanese heritage with the people of London, by judging a haiku contest in the city. Londoners have been challenged to write a haiku - a seventeen syllable poem...

Ono Fights Tears During Press Unveiling Of Lennon Exhibition

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO fought back tears as she spoke about an upcoming exhibition recalling the legendary BEATLE's time in New York. Nearly 30 years after Lennon was murdered outside his Manhattan home, Ono has...

Stars Design Shirts For Aids Campaign

KATY PERRY, CYNDI LAUPER, YOKO ONO and hip-hop group N.E.R.D. have joined forces to front clothing store H&M's new Fashion Against AIDS collection. The artists have all come up with their own T-shirt designs for the...

Lennon's High-powered Help Fighting U.s. Deportation

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is to unveil a stack of letters written by influential American figures, begging the U.S. government not to deport the couple for their anti-war demonstrations. The late British rocker and Ono...

Ono Auctions Art For Autism Charity

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is to auction off 67 unique pieces of artwork to raise funds for an autism charity. The Japanese artist and singer unveiled a seven-foot (two metre) tall mural made up of...

Ono Bares Almost All In Forgotten Art Video

YOKO ONO is revealing almost all in a new gallery exhibit featuring a rarely seen video shot the year before she met JOHN LENNON. The artist/singer has offered a 1965 performance art film, featuring footage of...

Brits Would Hold Bed-in Protest With Kylie Minogue

A survey has shown British men would share a bed-in protest with Kylie Minogue, on the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's demonstration.In a protest against the Vietnam war, Lennon and Ono spent...

By on 02 March 2009

Ono's Art Career Hailed At Venice Exhibition

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO will be honoured for her contributions to the art world at this year's (09) prestigious Venice Biennale event in Italy. Ono, 76, will be presented with a Golden Lion alongside fellow...

Peace Tower Lit To Mark Ono's Birthday

A tower of light, built in JOHN LENNON's memory, has been illuminated in Iceland - to mark his widow YOKO ONO's 76th birthday. Ono unveiled the Imagine Peace Tower in 2007. It beams a bright light...

Ono's Plea For Tribute Peace Protests

YOKO ONO has urged BEATLES fans to recreate her and late husband JOHN LENNON's "Bed-In for Peace" - 40 years after the famous stunt. The couple stayed under the covers for days on end at hotels...

The Digital John Lennon

The charitable foundation One Laptop per Child is rolling out a new commercial featuring the image and apparent voice of John Lennon. Through most of the commercial, the voice is heard over graphics, but at...

Beatles Tour Manager Defends Criticism Of Ono

The BEATLES' former tour manager has defended his decision to speak out about JOHN LENNON's wife YOKO ONO - insisting fans need to know the truth about her role in the band's history. Tony Bramwell...

Ono Hopes Beatles Video Game Will Expand Fan Base

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO approved an MTV video game featuring music from THE BEATLES with the hope of inspiring a whole new generation of Fab Four fans. After months of negotiations, the legendary group's...

Author Details Lennon's Obsession With Ono

A controversial new book about late Beatle JOHN LENNON charges the musician was so convinced his widow YOKO ONO would be unfaithful he forced her to remain at his side - even when he went...

Lennon's Artwork On Display At New York Gallery

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is launching an exhibition of never-before-seen artwork created by the late BEATLE at a New York gallery. Imagine Peace opens on Thursday (09Oct08) - on what would have been Lennon's...

Gallagher Spooked By Ono Visit

OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER cut short a meeting with JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO - because he felt "weird" in her company. The rocker recently visited the late Beatle's wife in New York and was...

Ono Drops Imagine Film Lawsuit

LATEST: YOKO ONO has dropped her copyright lawsuit against a filmmaker who used part of JOHN LENNON's song IMAGINE without her permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI Blackwood Music...

Yoko Ono Drops Copyright Suit Against Documentary Makers

Yoko Ono and EMI Records have dropped a lawsuit against documentary-makers who used a portion of John Lennon's song Imagine without permission.Premise Media's documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, concerning the theory of intelligent design, used...

By on 08 October 2008

Sir Paul Rubbishes Claims Of Lennon 'Gay Fantasies'

Sir Paul McCartney has laughed off claims that his late Beatles bandmate John Lennon wanted to sleep with him.A new biography, Lennon: The Life, claims that Lennon hinted at wanting a gay relationship with band...

By on 15 September 2008

Ono: 'Keep Lennon's Killer Locked Up'

JOHN LENNON'S widow YOKO ONO has urged prison bosses not to free murderer MARK CHAPMAN - insisting he will be killed if he is released. Ono believes Chapman could be hunted down and killed by...

Lennon/ono Concert Reunion Landed Elton John Godfather Role

JOHN LENNON insisted SIR ELTON JOHN was named his son SEAN's godfather because he was responsible for reuniting the former BEATLE and YOKO ONO. Lennon had split from Ono while he was recording Whatever Gets...

Ono To Appeal Imagine Ruling

LATEST: YOKO ONO plans to fight her failed lawsuit against a filmmaker who used a clip from JOHN LENNON's song IMAGINE without her permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI...

Ono Loses Imagine Case

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has lost her legal bid to sue a filmmaker for using the former BEATLE's hit track IMAGINE without permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian joined publisher EMI...

Ono Wins Fight To Keep Lennon Tapes Private

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has won a legal bid to stop a video company from airing footage of the late Beatle smoking marijuana. The nine-hour film - owned by Massachusetts-based World Wide Video -...

Nas Thanks Ono For 'Breaking Up The Beatles'

Outspoken rapper NAS has applauded YOKO ONO for reportedly splitting up THE BEATLES - because she helped JOHN LENNON develop his solo career. The I Can hitmaker is a big fan of Lennon's music and...

Ono Sues Over Lennon's Imagine

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched a second legal bid - she is suing a filmmaker for using the former BEATLE's hit track IMAGINE without permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian...

Yoko Ono In Court Over Secret Footage Of John Lennon

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is due in court next week to prevent the publication of footage showing the former Beatle smoking cannabis.Massachussetts-based company World Wide Video is claiming ownership of nine hours of video...

By on 23 April 2008

Ono Fights To Keep Lennon Tapes Private

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched a legal bid to stop a video company from airing footage of the late Beatle smoking pot. The nine-hour clip - owned by Massachusetts-based World Wide Video -...

Yoko Sympathises With Mills

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has spoken out about HEATHER MILLS' bitter divorce battle with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - insisting she sympathises with the former model. The 75-year-old - who was married to MCCartney's Beatles...

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