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Paul Mccartney's Touring Troubles With Wings

Sir Paul McCartney found it difficult to get gigs with his band Wings.The 70-year-old singer decided to go back to basics after The Beatles split in 1970 and took his new band - which included...

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''...

Beatles Guitar Smashes Auction Estimates

An electric guitar played by The Beatles legends John Lennon and George Harrison shattered auction estimates and sold for $408,000 (£263,000) in New York on Saturday (18May13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by the late rockers...

John Lennon Regretted Political Campaigning

John Lennon regretted his political activism and was planning to return to his native U.K. in the months leading up to his murder, according to an old friend of the rocker.The Beatles legend was a...

Dizzee Rascal Goes Crazy With Robbie

Dizzee Rascal recruited Robbie Williams for his new single.The rapper didn't have to do much to persuade Robbie to appear on 'Goin' Crazy', as he is a huge fan of his previous hits.He told The...

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...

Historical Letters By Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon And Eisehower To Be Auctioned Off By Collector

Before her death, Marilyn Monroe reached out to her acting mentor Lee Strasber, in a letter. She talked about her despair and feeling like she didn’t belong to “the human race”. Now, that letter, written...

Paul Mccartney Would Have Reformed The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney thinks The Beatles would have reformed if they were all still alive.The 70-year-old singer-and-bassist thinks it would ''feel great'' to return to the stage with his old bandmates Ringo Starr, John Lennon...

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 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 Power To Play John Lennon Onstage

Cast frontman John Power is to portray John Lennon in a new musical.The Fine Time hitmaker, a former leader of cult band The La's, will make his theatrical debut in Rob Eaton's musical Lennon at...

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...

Beatles Guitar To Fetch A Fortune At Auction

An electric guitar played by The Beatles stars John Lennon and George Harrison is set to fetch as much as $300,000 (£188,000) at a New York auction in May (13).The custom-built Vox instrument, used by...

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 Grants Lennon Song Rights To Ryan Murphy For Tv Show

Producer Ryan Murphy has scored a major coup for his hit U.S. Tv show The New Normal after landing the rights to use John Lennon's highly personal track Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) in the upcoming...

Documentary Director Lands Beatles Song Rights For Film About Secretary

Documentary maker Ryan White's new movie about the BEATLES' 'mum' will feature four original Fab Four songs after Sir Paul Mccartney, Ringo Starr and the estates of John Lennon and George Harrison signed off 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...

Bono's Eye Condition Deteriorating

Bono's eye condition is getting worse.The U2 frontman has revealed in the past that he wears his ever present sunglasses because his eyes are sensitive to light but his close friend Julian Lennon, son of...

Courtney Love 'Not Amused' By Nirvana Reunion

Courtney Love is ''not amused'' by Sir Paul McCartney's performance with Nirvana.The outspoken musician - widow of the band's late singer Kurt Cobain - was fuming over The Beatles star fronting a mini reunion with...

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...

Julian Lennon Displays Art Collection At Art Basel

John Lennon's eldest son Julian has launched a new photography exhibit to raise money for charity.The singer/artist, the Beatles star's son with his first wife Cynthia, is displaying his collection Alone at the prestigious Art...

Yoko Ono Launches Unusual Clothing Line

Yoko Ono; the Japanese artist, author, and peace activist is best known for her marriage to John Lennon and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. She isn't particularly renown for her work in...

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