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Madonna And Paul Mccartney Sign Amnesty International Letter For Russian Punks' Release

Madonna, Sir Paul Mccartney, Yoko Ono and Bruce Springsteen are among the stars who have teamed up with Amnesty International officials to call for the release of two jailed members of Russian punk band Pussy...

Indepth John Lennon And Mick Jagger Interviews To Be Released As Downloads

Journalist, broadcaster and Oscar-winning documentarian Howard Smith's radio interviews with the likes of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger and Frank Zappa are to be made available for the first time in...

Yoko Ono Duets With Siouxsie Sioux At Meltdown Close

Yoko Ono joined punk veteran Siouxsie Sioux onstage to close the Meltdown Festival in London on Sunday (23Jun13) by duetting on the last song she recorded with her husband John Lennon.Ono was given the task...

Yoko Ono Invites Russian Punk Stars To Her London Festival

Members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have jetted to London to attend a music festival curated by singer/artist Yoko Ono.Three members of the feminist collective were sentenced to prison stints last summer (12) after...

Yoko Ono Wanted To Continue John Lennon's Battle

Yoko Ono says John Lennon ''fell in the battlefield''.The 80-year-old artist married the iconic musician in 1969 but insisted after his murder in 1980 she never thought of herself as a grieving ''widow'', instead wanting...

Paul Mccartney's Elvis Tribute

Sir Paul McCartney paid a visit to Elvis Presley's grave on Sunday (26.05.13).The Beatles legend toured Graceland mansion before stopping by the final resting place of the late musician and leaving one of his own...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Defending Her

Yoko Ono thinks Sir Paul McCartney is ''sweet'' for saying she didn't cause The Beatles' break up.The 80-year-old widow of John Lennon thanked his former bandmate for insisting she ''could not be blamed for anything''...

Yoko Ono Fears Emotional Overload At Meltdown

Yoko Ono fears she will collapse with emotion when she performs the last songs she released with John Lennon onstage for the first time next month (Jun13).The late Beatles star's widow is curating this year's...

Yoko Ono To Launch Music Bus In Europe

Yoko Ono is to launch the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in Europe next month (May13).The Beatles legend's widow created the original bus - a state-of-the-art recording studio on wheels - in the U.S. in...

Yoko Ono Publishes New Poetry Book

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has published a new poetry book nearly 50 years after her last offering.The musician released Grapefruit, a book of "instructional poetry" in 1964, and she is now poised to offer...

The Flaming Lips And Ke$ha Record Album

The Flaming Lips and Ke$ha are making an album together.The indie rockers and the outspoken singer had such a ''blast'' the last time they worked together they have decided to team up again to record...

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...

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...

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...

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