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John Lennon's Time Capsule Ceremony

John Lennon's 70th birthday will be marked with a time-capsule ceremony.Fans of the music legend are being asked to submit birthday wishes, musical performances and personal thoughts on the late star's legacy, which will join...

Ono Still Opposes Parole For Lennon's Killer

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is continuing her staunch opposition to his killer's release - she has submitted her sixth letter to U.S. court officials in a bid to deny MARK CHAPMAN parole.The Beatles legend...

Ringo Starr Turns 70 With Peace And Love

Ringo Starr celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday (07.07.10) with a party in New York's Times Square.The former Beatle stepped outside the Hard Rock Cafe at midday with his friends and family, including wife Barbara Bach,...

Ono: 'Lennon's Songs Are Still Relevant'

YOKO ONO is hopeful the remastering of JOHN LENNON's albums will introduce the late star to a new audience - because his lyrics are still as "relevant" as they were during his lifetime.Eight of the...

Paul Mccartney Laughs At Beatles Facts

Sir Paul McCartney says many films about The Beatles are "not true".The legendary musician - who was joined in the band by Ringo Starr, and the late John Lennon and George Harrison - insists many...

Ono Upset About Oasis Split

YOKO ONO is mourning the OASIS split - because she feels the world needs the group's "power of goodness".John Lennon's widow was a huge fan of the band, fronted by Beatles-inspired siblings Noel and Liam...

Yoko Ono - An Oasis Fan?

Yoko Ono wants Oasis to reform.John Lennon's widower has spoken out on her weekly online question and answer session that she enjoyed the group from Manchester's music and believes the industry "needs" them.She said: "I...

Russell Brand Not Oasis' 'Yoko Ono'

Russell Brand doesn't want to be the "Yoko Ono" of Oasis.The group's former frontman Liam Gallagher branded the comedian a bad influence on brother Noel in the wake of the band's split last year, but...

Adam Yauch Meditating Against Cancer

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch wants fans to meditate with him to help beat cancer. The 'Intergalactic' hitmakers were forced to put their latest album 'Hot Sauce Committee' on hold when Adam - also known...

Ono Rules Out Lennon 'Duet'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has ruled out using modern technology to perform a beyond-the-grave "duet" with the late BEATLES legend.Janet Jackson wowed the audience at the MTV Video Music Awards last September (09) by...

Ono Is Autism Ambassador

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been named the first Global Autism Ambassador of the charity Autism Speaks.The artist and singer first teamed up with the foundation to create Promises, a seven-foot (two metre) mural...

Ono, Clapton And Midler Join Forces For One-off Show

YOKO ONO was joined by a star-studded line-up including ERIC CLAPTON, BETTE MIDLER and the SCISSOR SISTERS on Tuesday night (16Feb10) to perform the first PLASTIC ONO BAND show in 40 years.Clapton joined bassist Klaus...

Ono To Close Lennon Museum

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is to close the museum she dedicated to her late husband in her native Japan.Ono opened the John Lennon Museum on the outskirts of Tokyo in 2000 to mark what...

Lennon Was 'Ashamed Of Racist Britain'

JOHN LENNON felt "ashamed" of his native U.K. after wife YOKO ONO endured racist taunts from his fellow Brits, according to a newly discovered essay by the late BEATLE.The couple met in London and wed...

Clapton & Simon Join Ono Band For One-off Show

ERIC CLAPTON and PAUL SIMON will join YOKO ONO for the first PLASTIC ONO BAND show in 40 years.The trio will be joined by Sonic Youth stars Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon, Bette Midler, Ono's...

Yoko Ono To Pen Memoirs

Yoko Ono is to release a book about her life with John Lennon.The 76-year-old widow of the late former Beatle has revealed she will put pen to paper over the next few years and write...

Ono Eyeing Autobiography

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is set to end her silence on her time with THE BEATLES star - she's preparing to write her autobiography.The couple wed in 1969 and lived together as man and...

Taylor Wood Relieved Ono Liked Lennon Film

Director SAM TAYLOR WOOD is relieved JOHN LENNON's wife YOKO ONO liked her new film about the late BEATLE - because the moviemaker was terrified of her reaction.The former artist wanted to use Lennon's song...

Gaga Delighted At Ono's Imagine Praise

Pop star LADY GAGA was overjoyed when she received a call from JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO earlier this month (Oct09), praising her for a rendition of the late singer's classic IMAGINE.The Poker Face hitmaker,...

Lady Gaga Makes Yoko Ono 'Choke Up'

Yoko Ono "choked up" when she heard Lady Gaga covering John Lennon's 'Imagine'.The eccentric pop singer had played a cover of the late songwriter's peace song at a Human Rights Campaign dinner in Washington DC,...

U2 Want Rock Band Game

U2 want to release a 'Rock Band' video game like their idols The Beatles.Bass player Adam Clayton has revealed he and his bandmates - singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and drummer Larry Mullen, Jr. -...

Ono's Insecurity

YOKO ONO grew up so insecure about her looks, husband JOHN LENNON had to constantly reassure her about her beauty.The Japanese performer claims she inherited her father's bone structure and always felt she had more...

Yoko: 'Sean Never Knew Lennon Was A Beatle'

YOKO ONO and JOHN LENNON kept their celebrity status so far away from family life their son SEAN had no idea his dad was a former member of the BEATLES.Ono has revealed she and her...

Yoko Ono Rocks Into Old Age

Yoko Ono is planning to make music until she is at least 96 years old.The 76-year-old musician - the widow of Beatles singer John Lennon - is currently "focusing" her creativity in preparation for a...

Ono Praises 'Survivor' Spears

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has spoken out in defence of BRITNEY SPEARS, insisting the pop star should be applauded for turning her life around.The singer has revived her career with a hit album and...

Yoko Ono's Virtual Peace

Yoko Ono thinks the new Beatles video game will help create "a world of peace".The 76-year-old widow of 'Fab Four'singer John Lennon has praised Beatles Rock Band - which was released earlier this month -...

Ono Praises Beatles' 'Special' Songs

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO barely knows the BEATLES songs - and only realised their music is "special" when she recently revisited the band's back catalogue.Avant-garde artist Ono met Lennon in 1966 - at the...

Take That Fan Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is a huge Take That fan.The widow of Beatles singer John Lennon has praised the British foursome - consisting of Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Howard Donald and Jason Orange - and revealed she...

John Lennon 'Divorced' Mccartney

John Lennon told Paul McCartney he wanted "a divorce" months before The Beatles split. A lost interview with the guitarist and singer – who was assassinated in 1980 – reveals he told his co-songwriter of...

Yoko's Abbey Road 'Bed-in' Was The Last Straw For The Beatles

The men behind the controls of the final BEATLES album have spoken out about the tensions that led to the Fab Four's split, insisting a decision to wheel an injured bed-bound YOKO ONO into the...

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