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Lennon Lyrics Fail To Sell

JOHN LENNON's handwritten THE BEATLES lyrics have failed to sell at auction, despite being tipped to fetch $360,000 (GBP200,000). The I'M ONLY SLEEPING verses, written on the back of a telephone bill, went under...

Lennon's Son Reignites Feud With Yoko Ono

JOHN LENNON's eldest son JULIAN has reignited his public feud with his father's widow YOKO ONO by accusing her of trying to control the former BEATLE's legacy. Lennon was attending a book launch to...

Lennon Wasn't Interested In Peace

BEATLES star and peace activist JOHN LENNON was unable to reconcile domestic differences, despite famously advocating tolerance and love - according to his first wife CYNTHIA. Cynthia claims her former husband abandoned their son...

Lennon Manuscript Up For Auction

The original manuscript of JOHN LENNON's hit song GIVE PEACE A CHANCE is to be sold at a London auction house in November (05). The late BEATLE composed the track on 1 June 1969...

Daily Mail Apologises To Yoko Ono

British newspaper The Daily Mail has issued an official apology to JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO after alleging she photographed the singer's bloodstained glasses on the pavement outside their Dakota apartment on the night of...

Lennon Musical To Close

A Broadway music based on the life of JOHN LENNON will close after just six weeks on the New York stage, after disappointing audiences and critics alike. The cast of LENNON, created with help...

Documentary Covers Lennon's Us Residence Fight

Late British rocker JOHN LENNON's effort to become a legal resident of the US is set to be the subject of a new documentary. The IMAGINE singer's widow, YOKO ONO, has agreed to cooperate...

Bjork Donates Swan Dress To Charity Auction

Icelandic singer BJORK's infamous swan dress is among 150 celebrity fashion items to be sold on internet auction site eBay to raise money for charity next month (SEP05). The acclaimed performer was mocked...

Lennon: 'Split With Ono Made Me Insane'

Late legend JOHN LENNON felt he was losing his grip on sanity during his year-long separation from wife YOKO ONO in 1974. The former BEATLE, who was shot dead in 1980 by MARK...

Lennon Musical Savaged By Critics

A new musical based on the life of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been torn apart by critics following its debut performance last night (15AUG05), but his widow YOKO ONO loved it anyway. Following...

Ono: 'Lennon Hated Mccartney Covers'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is thrilled with new musical LENNON because she is convinced it would be exactly the tribute he wanted - especially as it contains none of his fellow BEATLE SIR PAUL...

Lennon Musical Postponed For Emergency Changes

The Broadway premiere of a new musical about late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been postponed for two weeks for producers to make emergency changes. Lennon's widow, YOKO ONO has publicly supported the show, LENNON,...

Lennon Exhibition Marks His Birth And Death

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's childhood memorabilia is being exhibited at his former British home, to mark the 65th anniversary of his birth and the 25 years since he was assassinated. The IMAGINE singer's widow...

Lennon 'Yearned To Renew Affair Before Death'

JOHN LENNON's former lover MAY PANG was devastated when the BEATLE died in 1980 - because he told her he wanted to renew their affair, weeks before his tragic assassination. Pang enjoyed a two-year...

Ono Enraged Over Chapman Broadcast

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has attacked British television network CHANNEL 4 for planning to broadcast an interview with the late BEATLE's crazed killer MARK CHAPMAN on the 25th anniversary of Lennon's death. The...

Ono Wants To Be A Scissor Sister

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is desperate to collaborate with camp pop quintet SCISSOR SISTERS. The avant-garde Japanese musician met the LAURA hitmakers at a recent pop event in England - and was completely...

Lennon Picked Fight At British Beach Concert

JOHN LENNON's son SEAN tried to start a fight with a punk rock bassist during an appearance at Britain's ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival this weekend (ends24APR05). The son of the BEATLES legend, who was...

Lennon's Rage Over Mccartney Drug Bust

JOHN LENNON was furious when he found out his "stupid" former BEATLES bandmate SIR PAUL McCARTNEY had been arrested in Japan for possessing marijuana, according to his cleaning lady. ROSAURA LORENZO was present in...

Lennon Was No Heroin Addict, Says Ex Employee

JOHN LENNON's cleaning lady has vehemently blasted rumours the ex-BEATLE was addicted to heroin, because he was too "obsessed" with his health to risk damaging himself with the deadly narcotic. ROSAURA LORENZO was employed...

Ono Praises Mccartney's Designs

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is a huge fan of STELLA McCARTNEY's designs, in spite of her tumultuous relationship with the style guru's father SIR PAUL McCARTNEY. The Japanese singer and artist, 72, regularly...

Ono Gives Peace A Chance

Japanese artist YOKO ONO is continuing the pacifist campaign she started with her late husband JOHN LENNON - by serving as an honorary chairwoman of an art competition and exhibition for the 100th anniversary of...

Yoko To Headline All Tomorrow's Parties

YOKO ONO will join PJ HARVEY at Britain's upcoming ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival held at the Camber Sands holiday resort. The widow of JOHN LENNON has been announced as the surprise guest at the...

Lennon Lover Left Out Of Ono Musical

JOHN LENNON's ex-lover MAY PANG has slammed his widow YOKO ONO for erasing her relationship with the late BEATLE from the Broadway, New York musical about his life. Pang was originally Lennon and Ono's...

Lennon Wives Honour John's Memory

YOKO ONO and CYNTHIA LENNON are both working on projects to mark the 25th anniversary of their former husband JOHN LENNON's tragic murder. Ono, who was married to the former BEATLE when he was...

Wainwright Hallucinated A Galaxy Of Stars

Cult rocker RUFUS WAINWRIGHT became so intoxicated following a drink and drugs binge, he was convinced a host of stars had come to rescue him - only to discover a real-life YOKO ONO complaining about...

Ono Blasts Society's Ageism

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has slammed the western world's intolerance of older people. The 72-year-old argues older generations are sidelined in modern society's eternal quest for youth - even though there are...

Mccartney Accused Of Making Sacked Publicist Mentally Unstable

LATEST: Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's former publicist GEOFF BAKER has accused the ex-BEATLE of making him mentally unstable before firing him. The 62-year-old superstar sparked a war of words with Baker by posting...

Minogue Is One Of World's Most 'Influential' Women

KYLIE MINOGUE has been inducted into a guide listing the highest achieving women in the world. The Australian superstar joins HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING, MERYL STREEP and YOKO ONO in the fourth...

Mccartney Angry With Ono's Beatles Song Ban

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is fuming over YOKO ONO's refusal to allow him to include his ballad YESTERDAY on a new solo album. Ono, the widow of late Beatle JOHN LENNON, insists the classic 60s...

Lennon Songs Set For Broadway

Two unpublished JOHN LENNON songs are to appear in a new Broadway musical celebrating the former BEATLE's life. Lennon's widow YOKO ONO has given her permission for INDIA, INDIA - inspired by the Band's...

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