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Yoko Ono To Play Double Fantasy Live At Meltdown Festival 2013

Yoko Ono will close the 2013 Meltdown Festival in London by performing the last album she recorded with her late husband John Lennon.The Japanese singer/artist, who is curating the event in June (13), has signed...

Yoko Ono's Meltdown Performers Include Boy George, Patti Smith And Thurston Moore

Yoko Ono has announced the bulk of the names for her Meltdown Festival line-up to take place in London this year, with the former wife of John Lennon staying true to her vision to create...

Gas Chiefs File Complaint Over Yoko Ono's Campaign Group

Yoko Ono is facing a new challenge in her crusade against fracking after executives of an American oil and gas association accused her campaign group of breaking lobbying laws.John Lennon's widow and her son Sean...

Paul Mccartney 'Cheesed Off' With Yoko

Sir Paul McCartney was ''cheesed off'' with Yoko Ono attending The Beatles' recording sessions.Yoko - the widow of late band member John Lennon, who was shot in 1980 - regularly attended recordings with the band...

Yoko Ono Hopes John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses Will Stop Gun Crime

Yoko Ono has tweeted a provocative photo of John Lennon's bloodstained glasses.The Beatles singer's widow has taken a stand in America's gun crime debate - which has been heightened following the Sandy Hook school shootings...

Yoko Ono Sued Over Clothing Line

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is facing a legal battle over allegations she copied her wacky clothing line from another designer.New York City-based stylist Haleh Nematzadeh, 36, has filed suit against the star, alleging Ono...

John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses: What Happened On December 8, 1980?

As an artist, Yoko Ono is familiar with the phrase "a picture paints a thousand words," and she hopes the age-old saying will prove true in the debate to change America's gun law debate. This...

Yoko Ono Tweeted John Lennon's Bloody Glasses In Support Of Gun Control

The latest person to add her support to the gun control movement in the US has been Yoko Ono.This comes as absolutely no surprise, as Ono has never shied away from backing a social justice...

Yoko Ono Tweets Photograph Of John Lennon’S Blood Stained Glasses (Photo)

Yoko Ono has made a powerful contribution to America’s intense gun law debate by tweeting a photograph of the blood-stained glasses of husband John Lennon, who was gunned down in New York 33 years ago....

Yoko Ono Marks John Lennon Wedding Anniversary With Anti-gun Call

Yoko Ono marked what would have been her 44th wedding anniversary by launching an anti-gun protest and sharing a photograph of the bloodied glasses her late husband John Lennon was wearing when he was shot.The...

Fascinating Fact: 3514768

Yoko Ono spent her 80th birthday on Monday (18Feb13) in Berlin, Germany with her son Sean Lennon and a group of friends. She enjoyed a special breakfast with pals in the morning before heading out...

Yoko Ono Rings In 80th Birthday With Star-studded Gig

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono rang in her 80th birthday by playing a star-studded gig in Germany.The musician performed with her Plastic Ono Band at the Volksbuhne venue in Berlin on Sunday night (17Feb13), ahead...

New John Lennon And Yoko Ono Book Gets The Seal Of Approval From Gere And Scorsese

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...

Yoko Ono Addresses New York Governor In Anti-fracking Tv Ad

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...

Yoko Ono Honours Julian Assange With Courage Prize

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...

Fascinating Fact: 3462087

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...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Take Anti-fracking Campaign To Pennsylvania

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...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Campaign Against Fracking In New York

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...

Yoko Blames Paul For The Beatles Split

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...

Mick Jagger's Secret Love Letters Fetch A Premium At Auction

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...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Anti-fracking Advert Competition

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...

Taylor Swift Branded One Direction's Yoko Ono

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...

Yoko Ono Launches Unusual Clothing Line

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...

Rare Rock Interviews Made Available To Public Online

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...

Yoko Ono Designs John Lennon-inspired Clothing Line

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...

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

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...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Clearing Her Name

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,...

Mick Jagger's Love Letters Up For Auction

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...

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

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...

Yoko Ono Announced As Curator Of Meltdown Festival 2013

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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