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John Lennon's Bathrobe & George Harrison's Guitar Up For Auction

Harrison's stage-played Mastersound instrument and a guitar once owned by Eric Clapton are expected to be the big money items at the Julien's Auctions sale, but Lennon's bathrobe is also expected to fascinate...

Colts Owner Buys Lennon's Paperback Writer Guitar

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has snapped up the guitar John Lennon used to record the Beatles' Paperback Writer after the instrument failed to sell at auction last year (Nov14).Lennon's cousin David Birch pulled the...

John Lennon's Mother's Home Up For Auction

A former home of John Lennon's mother Julia is expected to fetch more than $192,000 (£120,000) at auction later this year (15).The property in Liverpool, England was lived in by Julia and her daughters Jackie...

Heather Mills 'Too Strong' For Paul Mccartney

Heather Mills believes her marriage to Sir Paul McCartney failed because he didn't want a ''strong woman''.The 47-year-old model married the Beatles legend - with whom she has 11-year-old daughter Beatrice - in 2002 but...

Sean Lennon Takes British Band Under His Wing

John Lennon's musician son Sean is playing mentor to fledgling British punk band Fat White Family by putting them up at his New York home, giving them free use of his recording studio, and allowing...

Abbey Road Werewolf Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney recreated The Beatles 'Abbey Road' album cover while dressed as a werewolf.The 72-year-old musician passed by the world famous recording studio in London while returning home after a Halloween party in October...

Katy Perry And Will.i.am To Cover Imagine For Unicef

Yoko Ono, Katy Perry, will.i.am and David Guetta are among the celebrities who have recorded a cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine' to raise funds for UNICEF.The star-studded cover will be accompanied by an interactive video...

John Lennon Telegram Up For Auction

A telegram in which John Lennon apologises to a Dj for punching him during Sir Paul Mccartney's birthday party is among a host of Beatles memorabilia up for auction next month (Dec14).The late musician sent...

Rihanna's Alleged Stalker Attends Court

A judge has branded Rihanna's latest stalker a ''ticking time bomb''.New York City judge Orlando Marrazzo fears Kevin McGlynn has the potential to become like Mark David Chapman - the man responsible for shooting and...

Tom Odell Covers John Lennon For Christmas Commercial

British singer Tom Odell has recorded a version of John Lennon's song Real Love for an annual Christmas Tv advertisement.The songwriter provides the soundtrack to this year's (14) traditional festive commercial for British department store...

Sir Paul Mccartney Surprises College Students

Sir Paul McCartney surprised students at a Florida college.The event where the 72-year-old Beatles frontman appeared was kept secret from the students until the last minute.Paul said: ''Doing this for the students was such a...

John Lennon's Glasses To Be Auctioned

A pair of glasses once worn by John Lennon is expected to fetch up to $40,000 (£25,000) at auction next month (Nov14).The spectacles have been sitting in an underwear drawer since he gave them to...

John Lennon Letter Sells For $28,000

A letter written by John Lennon has sold for more than $28,000 (£17,500) at auction.In the 1971 note, which was addressed to U.S. Tv host Joe Franklin, the Beatles legend praises the musical talents of...

John Lennon Lands Spider Species Honour

A newly-discovered tarantula species has been named after late Beatles star John Lennon.The nocturnal Bumba lennoni has been found in Brazil. In a report in the online science journal Zoo Keys, one of the...

Liam Gallagher's Menswear Label Teams Up With Mick Rock

Liam Gallagher's menswear label Pretty Green has teamed up with legendary photographer Mick Rock. The collaboration between the brand and Mick entitled 'The David Bowie Collection' consists of five round neck T-shirts featuring the photographer's...

Debbie Harry To Headline 2014 John Lennon Tribute Concert

Debbie Harry will honour the memory of John Lennon this December (14) by headlining a charity concert in his name.The Blondie rocker will top the bill at the 34th annual John Lennon Tribute at Symphony...

John Lennon's Guitar To Fetch Up To $1 Million At Auction

The guitar John Lennon used to record Paperback Writer is expected to fetch nearly $1 million (£625,000) when it goes under the hammer later this year (14).The Beatles legend gifted the Gretsch 6120 to his...

John Lennon Guitar To Fetch 1m

A guitar used by John Lennon is expected to fetch $1 million at auction.The musical instrument - a Gretsch 6120 - was used by the late Beatles legend when the group recorded 'Paperback Writer' and...

Eddie Vedder Covers John Lennon For Charity

Rocker Eddie Vedder has released a cover of John Lennon's peace anthem Imagine in a bid to raise funds for a charity supporting unity in the Middle East.The Pearl Jam frontman's version of the iconic...

John Lennon Movie Is Spain's Official Oscars Pick

A new movie about a Spanish man's quest to meet John Lennon has been selected as Spain's official entry for next year's (15) Best Foreign Film Oscar.Director David Trueba's Vivir es Facil con los Ojos...

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

John Lennon's killer has been denied parole for the eighth time.Mark David Chapman, 59, who shot and killed the Beatles legend outside his Dakota Building home in New York in December, 1980, has lost his...

John Lennon's Killer Fighting For Freedom

John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally be freed from prison after his eighth parole case this week (beg18Aug14).Chapman was sentenced to 20-years-to-life behind bars for gunning...

Guess Which Insects Have Killed The George Harrison Memorial Tree?

A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles. The pine tree was planted in Los Angeles' Griffith Park in 2004, three years after the musician's death.George...

Happy Days! Why Ron Howard Will Make A Great Director Of The Beatles Documentary

Ron Howard is set to direct a new documentary focussing on The Beatles' journey from The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final performance in San Francisco in 1966. The documentary will use archive footage...

The Beatles Revived One More Time In Concert Documentary About The Early Years

Big news, Beatles fans: a new authorised documentary on the rock icons is in the works, with Ron Howard slated to direct. The film will include new interviews with both surviving members, Paul McCartney and...

Ron Howard To Direct Beatles Documentary, From Cavern Club To San Francisco

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is set to direct a documentary about The Beatles, following their journey from Liverpool's Cavern Club to their last concert at San Francisco's Candlestick Park. Crucially, the movie is being made...

John Lennon's Killer Controlled By 'Dark' Aliens

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of ''dark'' aliens determined to eradicate his messages of peace and love, it has been claimed.The late Beatles legend was assassinated by Mark Chapman outside the Dakota Building...

John Lennon's Doodles Sell For $27k And Other Crazy Music Auction Prices [Pictures]

If I tried selling watercolor paintings that I made when I was eleven years old, do you think anyone would buy them? No? What about some random drawings and poems that I did? Okay. Fine....

John Lennon Treasure Trove Smashes Auction Estimates

A collection of handwritten notes, poems and sketches by the late John Lennon has smashed auction estimates after going under the hammer in New York.A rhyme called The Fat Budgie, valued at $35,000 (£21,875), sold...

Paul Mccartney And Yoko Ono Join Forces To Fight Fracking

Sir Paul Mccartney is teaming up with John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono to fight fracking.The former Beatles star and his Fab Four bandmate's wife have written an open letter to the British government demanding an...

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