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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...

Lennon 'Would Have Loved' The Beatles: Rock Band

YOKO ONO has dismissed criticism of the new BEATLES Rock Band game, insisting her late husband JOHN LENNON "would have loved it".Fans of the Fab Four will be able to play along to 45 of...

Basement Jaxx Team Up With Ono For New Album

British dance group BASEMENT JAXX have recruited YOKO ONO for an unlikely duet on their forthcoming album.The Where's Your Head At? hitmakers - comprising of Felix Burton and Simon Ratcliffe - admit they have been...

Basement Jaxx's Bathtime Record

Basement Jaxx have recorded an album of "bath-time music".The dance duo say that as well as working on long-awaited new LP 'Scars', they have also recorded a second set of material which is radically different.Felix...

Stars Reach Out During Jackson Memorial

A host of celebrities including JANE FONDA, YOKO ONO and PARIS HILTON logged on during MICHAEL JACKSON's memorial service to express their sadness at his death.A flurry of messages were posted on social networking site...

Stars Reach Out During Jackson Memorial

A host of celebrities including JANE FONDA, YOKO ONO and PARIS HILTON logged on during MICHAEL JACKSON's memorial service to express their sadness at his death.A flurry of messages were posted on social networking site...

Ono Wins Video Footage Lawsuit

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has won her legal battle against a group of collectors who disputed her rights to movie footage containing intimate moments of the late BEATLES star.World Wide Video filed a lawsuit...

Gallagher Tongue-tied At Ono Meeting

LIAM GALLAGHER found himself lost for words when he met up with his idol JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO - and just stared out of her apartment window.The Oasis frontman is a huge follower of...

Sean Lennon Slams Springsteen

John Lennon's son is furious Bruce Springsteen is headlining the Glastonbury Festival.Sean Lennon - the son of Beatles legend John and Yoko Ono - thinks the 'Born to Run' singer is an "outrageous" choice to...

Liam Gallagher's Yoko Silence

Liam Gallagher and Yoko Ono didn't speak when they met.The Oasis rocker visited the widow of his hero John Lennon at her New York home, but Yoko admits they were so overawed they didn't engage...

Lennon & Ono Bed-in Photos On Display For The First Time

Unseen photos of JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO have gone on display at the museum on the site of the Woodstock festival, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in August (09).The Give Peace A Chance: John...

Yoko Ono Wins Mojo

Yoko Ono claims John Lennon would not have been surprised that she won a major music honour.The widow of the late Beatles legend was handed a Lifetime Achievement gong - her first ever music award...

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