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John Lennon's Former Home On Market For 15m

John Lennon's former home has gone up for sale for £15 million. The late music legend wrote a number of tracks for The Beatles' eighth studio album, the seminal 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band',...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Artists Against Fracking

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have launched a celebrity coalition campaigning against drilling techniques in the natural gas industry which could cause the contamination of water sources across America.The mother and...

Stars Team Up In A Bid To Improve Control Of Weapons Around The World

Rockers Coldplay, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and singer Annie Lennox have teamed up to urge world leaders to regulate the international arms trade.Representatives from more than 190 governments met in New York on Monday...

Yoko Ono Gave Smiling A Chance

Yoko Ono had to force herself to smile after the death of her husband John Lennon.The Japanese artist was inconsolable with grief after the iconic musician was shot dead in 1980 by deranged fan Mark...

Yoko Ono Opens London Art Exhibit

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has launched her first art show in London in a decade.To The Light features a collection of contemporary installations, performance videos and conceptual paintings the singer/artist has produced throughout her...

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Yoko Ono has come with a name for her collaborative project with former Sonic Youth stars Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore - the trio will release material under the name Yokokimthurston. The band's first single,...

Yoko Ono Dismissed Sam Taylor-wood's Lennon Movie Plans

Yoko Ono was initially sceptical about Sam Taylor-wood's plans to depict her late husband John Lennon in Nowhere Boy and was "flabbergasted" the director made such a "beautiful" biopic.The former artist contacted Ono while she...

Yoko Ono Records Charity Track With Sonic Youth Stars

Yoko Ono has teamed up with former members of Sonic Youth to record a new charity record.Her Early in the Morning track with Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon will be released as a limited edition...

Karl Lagerfeld Blasts Lack Of Gifted Stylists

Karl Lagerfeld has blasted the lack of ''gifted stylists'' in the fashion industry. The Chanel designer has collaborated with Carine Roitfeld for The Little Black Jacket tour, a travelling exhibition of images of Chanel's iconic...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

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"I was smoking until 10 years ago. But society is so down on smoking, everywhere you looked 'you will get cancer'. I thought I would get cancer just by reading that, so I thought I...

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Rockers The Flaming Lips have teamed up with pals like Yoko Ono, Nick Cave and KE$HA to record a special new album for next month's (Apr12) Record Store Day. The band's collaborations will feature on...

Ono Dismisses Lennon Bulimia Claims

Yoko Ono has dismissed reports her late husband John Lennon suffered from an eating disorder.Author Debra Sharon Davis alleges in her book BackStage Pass Vip that Lennon had issues with food and would make himself...

Paul Mccartney, John Lennon's Childhood Homes Made Listed Buildings

Paul Mccartney and John Lennon's childhood homes have been listed as Grade II buildings by the English Heritage, according to Bbc News. Both houses are of course in the North Western city of Liverpool, with...

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"Dear Paul Mccartney at last all four stars shine brightly together. I know John is very happy for you on this special day. Lots of love Yoko." Yoko Ono reaches out to her late husband...

Yoko Ono And Bon Iver To Work On Flaming Lips Album

The Flaming Lips are set to work with Yoko Ono and Bon Iver on their new album.The psychedelic rockers frontman Wayne Coyne has named a list of stars who will appear on their upcoming release...

Yoko Ono To Present Artwork At Indian Gallery

Yoko Ono is working on a special art installation for a gallery in Delhi, India to highlight the challenges facing modern women.John Lennon's widow will present her creation at the Vadhera Art Gallery as part...

Ringo Starr Asks For 'Peace' At Anti-weapons Initiative

Ringo Starr asked for "peace and love" as he launched a new anti-weapons initiative yesterday (08.12.11) on the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder.The former Beatles drummer called for tougher sentences for anyone caught with...

John Lennon Death Marked, 31 Years Later

John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, 31 years ago on Thursday (December 8, 1980) at the age of 40. The legendary musician is being remembered by fans around the world today,...

John Lennon Anniversary, Yoko Ono Pays Tribute 31 Years On

John Lennon 's name will forever be linked with today's date on the calendar, for it was on December 8th of 1980 that the Beatles star, solo performer, artist and husband of Yoko Ono was...

Ono Hails Lennon's Legacy On Anniversary Of His Death

Yoko Ono has paid tribute to her late husband John Lennon on the 31st anniversary of his death, hailing the current wave of global activism as a testament to his legacy.Lennon was gunned down outside...

Yoko Records Christmas Tune With Flaming Lips

Yoko Ono and the Flaming Lips have re-recorded a version of the band's festive tune Atlas Eets Christmas.The acts will team up for two New Year's concerts in Oklahoma at the end of the month...

Ono Launches Songwriting Contest

Yoko Ono is set to hand out $20,000 (£12,500) in scholarships as part of a songwriting competition launched in memory of her late husband John Lennon.Aspiring songwriters have been asked to submit original compositions for...

Yoko Meets The Queen

Yoko Ono had a royal encounter on Thursday (01Dec11) when The Queen visited the new Museum of Liverpool in England.Ono was invited to be part of the visit to honour her late husband John Lennon...

Flaming Lips To Ring In The New Year With Yoko Ono

Rockers the Flaming Lips have announced a fifth New Year extravaganza with Yoko Ono in their native Oklahoma.Wayne Coyne's band will perform two Freakout concerts with Ono and the Plastic Ono Band in Oklahoma City...

Lennon's Bed Peace Sign Up For Auction

John Lennon's famous Bed Peace sign displayed during his 1969 anti-war protest with wife Yoko Ono is expected to fetch $160,000 (£100,000) when it goes up for auction later this month (Nov11).The Beatles legend and...

Basement Jaxx Not Looking For Album Guests

Basement Jaxx haven't lined up any guest stars for their new album.The duo have had worked with numerous singers, including Dizzee Rascal, Kele Le Roc, Siouxsie Sioux and Yoko Ono, on their tracks, but while...

Ono Campaigns Against Childhood Hunger

Yoko Ono kept her late husband John Lennon's legacy alive on Tuesday (01Nov11) as she launched a campaign to fight childhood hunger and poverty.The singer visited the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City's Times...

Yoko Ono Founds New Hunger Charity

Yoko Ono is launching a new charity to combat global hunger.John Lennon's widow has teamed up with Hard Rock International and officials at the WhyHunger campaign to create Imagine There's No Hunger - a reference...

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