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Yoko Ono Backs Non-violence Project With Artwork

Yoko Ono has thrown her support behind the Non-Violence Project and unveiled her interpretation of the organisation's iconic knotted gun symbol in memory of her late husband, John Lennon.The Non-Violence Project's signature logo, a gun...

John Lennon's Lyrics To Be Auctioned

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to the Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' are set to make £122,000 at auction. The lyric sheet features the song's third verse and the opening lines of 'She's...

Yoko Ono's Words Of Support For Japan

Japanese singer/artist Yoko Ono is convinced her homeland will recover from the devastation wreaked by the recent earthquake and tsunami, insisting: "We're going to make it."John Lennon's widow, who now lives in New York City,...

Yoko Ono Stages Benefits For Japan

Yoko Ono has teamed up with Patti Smith and Sonic Youth to raise cash for the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami disasters in her native Japan.The singer/artist performed with Sonic Youth and her son...

Yoko Ono Rocks For Japan In New York

Yoko Ono played a special charity gig in New York on Sunday (27th March 2011) to raise money for the Japanese disaster relief fund.Yoko Ono, the Japanese-born artist and singer, headlined a disaster relief benefit...

John Lennon's Peace Tower Lit For Ono Wedding Anniversary

John Lennon's Imagine Peace Tower is lighting up the skies over Iceland again - to celebrate the former Beatles star's marriage to Yoko Ono.The beam-of-light art installation on Vioey Island in Reykjavik was launched by...

Yoko Ono And Lou Reed To Play Tsunami Benefit Shows

Yoko Ono, Lou Reed and Sonic Youth are to perform at special fundraising gigs to boost aid efforts in tsunami-hit Japan.The Japanese widow of John Lennon will be joined by their son Sean Lennon, rockers...

Lady Gaga And Katy Perry Urge Fans To Donate To Japan

Lady Gaga has designed a wristband to raise money for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Asian country has suffered widespread devastation to its north eastern island as a result of the...

Yoko Ono And George Takei Urge Help For Fellow Japanese

Japanese artist/musician Yoko Ono and Star Trek actor George Takei have urged fans to support relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake in the region.Hundreds were killed when a tsunami, sparked by the 8.9-magnitude...

Yoko Ono's Dance Success Guilt

Yoko Ono feels "guilty" about being a dance star.The 78-year-old musician - widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has just scored her sixth consecutive number one track in the US dance charts with 'Move...

Lennon Letters To Be Published

JOHN LENNON's letters are to be published after his widow YOKO ONO agreed to hand them over to a British book company for a reported $500,000-plus (£333,300).Publishers at Orion Books in London now own the...

Tourist Arrested At Lennon Building

A Korean man has been arrested after he entered the New York building where late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON once lived and rode the elevator with his widow YOKO ONO.Police detained the tourist, who is...

Brad Pitt In Talks To Play John Lennon?

Brad Pitt is in talks to play John Lennon in a new movie biopic. The 47-year-old actor is believed to have met with Yoko Ono, the widow of the late Beatle, to discuss playing the...

Lady Gaga Scores Best Selling Album 2010

Lady Gaga's 'The Fame Monster' was the biggest selling album of 2010.The 'Telephone' singer's record - a repackaged version of her earlier disc, 'The Fame', with an additional eight tracks - sold 5.8 million copies...

Ono Donates Lennon Coin To Children's Hospital Auction

YOKO ONO has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring JOHN LENNON to an auction benefiting a children's hospital in the late BEATLES star's hometown.Ono is a patron of Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool,...

Ono Recreates Lennon's Anti-war Poster

YOKO ONO is recreating JOHN LENNON's famous billboard peace protest for the digital age - she's produced a downloadable version of his "War Is Over" poster in 100 different languages.The late Beatles legend hit headlines...

Yoko Ono Leads Tributes To John Lennon

Yoko Ono led tributes to John Lennon on the 30th anniversary of his death yesterday (08.12.10).The widow of the iconic 'Imagine' songwriter and peace activist wrote a heartfelt eulogy on her blog to mark 30...

Ono Urges World To Remember Lennon

Thousands of BEATLES fans descended on New York on Wednesday (08Dec10) to mark the 30th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death, after his widow YOKO ONO called for the world to remember the rock icon.Lennon was...

Ono's Heartfelt Tribute To Lennon On Death Anniversary

YOKO ONO has paid a touching tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON on the 30th anniversary of his death, recalling the happy times she shared with the BEATLES legend before he was killed.The Imagine...

John Lennon Didn't Want To Be 'Dead Hero'

John Lennon said he didn't want to become a "dead hero" three days before his death.The singer, songwriter and peace activist said how he had no desire to die before his time on December 5...

Lennon Remembered

Fans are planning to pay their respects to John Lennon, after he was shot dead 30 years ago today (08.12.10).The Beatles singer and songwriter was assassinated outside his New York home by a crazed fan...

Ono Relives Horror Of Lennon's Murder

YOKO ONO has relived the night of JOHN LENNON's murder, 30 years after the former BEATLE was gunned down outside their home in New York.Ono choked back tears as she told producers of a British...

Ono Picks Top Lennon Tunes

YOKO ONO has selected her 10 favourite JOHN LENNON tunes for Rolling Stone magazine's new Playlist issue.Marking the 30th anniversary of the late Beatle's death on 8 December (10), Ono has picked tracks including God,...

Ono's Joy At Beatles Itunes Deal

YOKO ONO is delighted THE BEATLES music is finally available to download - because it makes a fitting 70th birthday tribute to her late husband JOHN LENNON.The Fab Four's albums and singles were made available...

Ono: 'Warhol Predicted Lady Gaga's Style'

YOKO ONO was urged to dress in flamboyant LADY GAGA-style costumes by late artist ANDY WARHOL, years before the eccentric singer shot to fame.John Lennon's widow admits the pop art legend gave her some interesting...

Julian Lennon 'Tight' With Mccartney

Julian Lennon is "pretty tight" with Sir Paul McCartney.The Beatles legend is in regular contact with photographer Julian - the son of Paul's late co-star John Lennon - after growing close to the musician during...

Jonas Brothers Pay Tribute To Lennon

The Jonas Brothers paid tribute to the late John Lennon on YouTube to celebrate his 70th birthday.The pop group - consisting of brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick - celebrated the late Beatles star's 70th birthday...

Ono: 'Mccartney Saved Marriage To Lennon'

YOKO ONO has credited SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY with saving her marriage to JOHN LENNON by stepping in to reunite the separated couple.Lennon and Ono, who married in 1969, went their separate ways in 1973 and...

Lennon Capsule Buried At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Bosses at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio have marked JOHN LENNON's 70th birthday by 'burying' a time capsule containing the late Beatle's CDs, books and notes he wrote to his...

Aaron Johnson's Acting Hate

Aaron Johnson hates telling people he is an actor.The 20-year-old hunk professes he thinks he sounds like a "w****r" if he is asked about his profession and hates it when people question him. He said:...

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