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Japan Marks Lennon Anniversary

Japan marked the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death today (08DEC05) by holding a free concert at a specially built museum. The late BEATLE's Japanese widow YOKO ONO approved the building of the John...

Beatles Reunion Was In Progress, Says Producer

THE BEATLES were planning their reunion when JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to the record producer working with the late rocker on the night he was shot. JACK DOUGLAS, who produced Lennon's final album...

Lennon's Cousin Fumes Over Chapman Tapes

JOHN LENNON's cousin STANLEY PARKES has slammed British TV network Channel 4 over their controversial decision to broadcast tapes of the rocker's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN. Channel 4 will broadcast 15-year-old recordings made by...

Jagger 'Banned' From Being Lennon's Pal

SIR MICK JAGGER was banned from socialising with rock contemporary JOHN LENNON, because YOKO ONO insisted he was a "bad influence" on the ex-BEATLE. The ROLLING STONES frontman cemented his friendship with Lennon when...

Trendy New T-shirts Recall Rock Icons

Enterprising Californian designer STEVE COE has created a new line of T-shirts modelled on classic tops worn by the likes of FRANK ZAPPA, SIR MICK JAGGER and JOHN LENNON. The Worn Free T-shirts come...

Jagger: 'Yoko Cut Me Out'

ROLLING STONES frontman SIR MICK JAGGER is convinced YOKO ONO banned her late husband JOHN LENNON from seeing his rocker friends because she deemed them a "bad influence". The BROWN SUGAR singer enjoyed partying...

Ono: 'Chapman Tapes Are Macabre'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked US broadcaster NBC for choosing to mark the 25th anniversary of her late husband's murder with the broadcasting of an interview with his killer. Chilling recordings...

Ono Secretly Buys Lennon Lyrics?

Avant garde artist YOKO ONO reportedly bought the handwritten lyrics to her late husband JOHN LENNON's classic 1969 anthem GIVE PEACE A CHANCE for $427,000 (GBP250,000) at auction last night (17NOV05). The legendary lyrics,...

Lennon Blamed Mccartney For Beatles Break Up

JOHN LENNON blamed SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's hatred of his wife YOKO ONO for the break up of THE BEATLES, according to a previously unheard interview with the IMAGINE star recorded in 1970. In the...

Ono And Lennon Didn't Imagine

YOKO ONO is still amazed her late husband JOHN LENNON's song IMAGINE has become an international anthem for world peace. Ono, who helped the former BEATLE star write the 1971 song, knew it would...

Ono Praises Sweet Gallagher

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO thinks OASIS star LIAM GALLAGHER's devotion to her late husband's legacy is "sweet". Ono, who was married to THE BEATLES legend for 11 years before he was assassinated in...

Apple Denied Access To Lennon's Digital Back Catalogue

JOHN LENNON's digital back catalogue will not be made available to iTunes users due to a legal wrangle between THE BEATLES' management company Apple Corps and technology giant Apple. Apple Corps contends that Apple's...

Lennon Back Catalogue For Download

JOHN LENNON's entire back catalogue of solo songs will be available for download by 6 December (05) - two days before the 25th anniversary of his death. The former BEATLE's posthumous greatest hits album...

Ono Says Sorry

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has publicly apologised to her late husband's BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY - for criticising his songwriting skills. Ono caused controversy recently when she accepted an award on...

Ono: 'The Press Invented My Feud With Mccartney'

LATEST: YOKO ONO has lashed out at the British media for suggesting she still bears a grudge against former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. Ono allegedly took a swipe at McCartney's songwriting when she took...

Lennon Lyrics To Be Auctioned

The envelope on which former BEATLE JOHN LENNON handwrote the lyrics of GIVE PEACE A CHANCE is going under the hammer in London. Bonhams auction house expect the rare music memorabilia to fetch in...

Lennon/ono Shot Tops Magazine Covers List

Iconic photos taken of JOHN LENNON on what would be the last day of his life have topped a new list of the best magazine covers of all time. Lennon posed for photographs with...

Mccartney Apologies For Ono's Attack

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has apologised on behalf of YOKO ONO for her embarrassing on him at the Q Awards - insisting the Japanese artist is "not the brightest of buttons". Ono took a...

Ono To Mark Lennon Anniversary In Britain

YOKO ONO will break from tradition when she marks the 25th anniversary of her late husband JOHN LENNON's assassination this year (05), by spending it away from their New York City apartment. Ono has...

Lennon's Anger At World At War

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON would have been furious at the state of the world 25 years after his death, according to his widow YOKO ONO. Lennon spent much of his life campaigning for world...

Lennon The Computer Geek

JOHN LENNON would have become a computer geek if he'd lived into the 21st century, according to his widow YOKO ONO. Ono is convinced the BEATLE - who was murdered by crazed fan MARK...

Kapranos Blasts 'Ono Criticises Mccartney' Stories

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed media reports YOKO ONO had a dig at SIR PAUL McCARTNEY at the Q Awards on Monday (10OCT05) as "perverse". On collecting the Special Award at the...

Ono Slams Mills Mccartney Criticism

YOKO ONO has dismissed media criticism of SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's marriage to former model HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY, because she knows the former BEATLE has chosen the right woman for him. Ono, who was famously...

Gallagher Speaks Of His Wish To 'Protect' Ono

OASIS wildman LIAM GALLAGHER feels an urge to "hug" YOKO ONO whenever he meets her, and last night's (10OCT05) Q Awards in London was no exception. Gallagher has spoken of his admiration for Ono's...

Ono Tells Of Lennon's Beatles Cover Agony

JOHN LENNON used to worry about why so few musicians covered his songs compared to how many reinterpreted the work of his fellow BEATLE PAUL McCARTNEY, according to his widow YOKO ONO. On collecting...

Cynthia's Dinner Invitation To Cheating Lennon And Ono

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA was so shocked when she caught her husband cheating on her with YOKO ONO, she invited the lovers out to dinner. The late BEATLE's teenage sweetheart, who became his...

Ono Hosts Lennon Memorial In Japan

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is hosting a musical extravaganza in her native Japan this Friday (06OCT05) - in honour of what would have been the late BEATLE's 65th birthday (08OCT05). The 72-year-old artist...

Ono: 'Lennon's Presence Is Stronger Than Ever'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO insists the late BEATLE's presence is stronger than ever - and she can even see how he would have looked had he lived. The 72-year-old artist planned to commune...

Lennon's 'Fling' Lasted Seven Years

JOHN LENNON enjoyed a lengthy and intimate relationship with his personal assistant MAY PANG, despite widespread belief their affair ended when the ex-BEATLE returned to his wife YOKO ONO. The pair's romance was thought...

Jagger's Girlfriend Fails To Reform Stones

SIR MICK JAGGER's stylist girlfriend L'WREN SCOTT has reportedly angered his fellow ROLLING STONES by attempting to give them fashionable make-overs. British newspaper the Daily Mail claims Scott has annoyed band members KEITH RICHARDS...

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