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Yoko Ono Given Top Iceland Honour

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has been made an honorary citizen of Reykjavik, Iceland in recognition of her tireless efforts for world peace.The artist/singer was presented with the award by the region's Mayor Jon Gnarr...

John Lennon's Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star Defaced

The Beatles legend John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced at the weekend (05-06Oct13).The Imagine icon's star, which lies next to Los Angeles' iconic Capitol Records building, was covered in graffiti...

Paul Mccartney Inspired By Beyonce

Sir Paul McCartney is influenced by Beyonce.The 71-year-old singer/songwriter makes a point of checking out the live shows by current chart artists because he wants to make sure his own concerts don't seem ''old fashioned''.He...

John Lennon's Childhood Home To Be Auctioned Off

The childhood home of 'The Beatles' member John Lennon is being put up for auction at Liverpool's Cavern Club on October 29th 2013.The property is a red bricked terrace house at No.9 Newcastle Road in...

John Lennon's Childhood Home Up For Auction

The Beatles legend John Lennon's childhood home is set to go up for auction.The house in Liverpool, England, where the late star lived for the first five years of his life will go on sale...

Yoko Ono Tops The Dance Chart With Remixes Of 1981'S Electro-pop Hit, 'Walking On Thin Ice'

Yoko Ono's re-envisaged single album, 'Walking On Thin Ice 2013' has become the pop culture icon's 11th chart topper after it rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Dance Club Play chart to...

The Beatles Rarities Album To Be Released: 'On Air - Live At The Bbc Volume 2'

A new album from The Beatles will be released in November showcasing songs the Liverpool band recorded in the BBC's studios. The record, entitled On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2, will serve...

John Lennon 'Tortured' By Beatles Session

John Lennon found recording with the Beatles ''torture'' at the end of their career. The late musician and songwriter talked about the making of the bands final album, 'Let It Be' in 1969 in a...

Ronnie Wood Meditates To Stay Sober

Ronnie Wood meditates and reads ''affirmation books'' to help him stay sober. The Rolling Stones guitarist beat alcohol addiction four years ago and has remained sober since, and uses five books published by US treatment...

Bloomingdale's Celebrates Beatlemania

Bloomingdales will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania with a new collection called Brit Style.The American department store is planning to honour British band The Beatles - consisting of John Lennon, Sir Paul McCartney, George...

John Lennon's Tie Sells At Auction

A necktie once owned by John Lennon has sold for more than $4,500 (£3,000) at an auction in the U.K.The black knitted tie went under the hammer at the Beatles Shop in Lennon's native Liverpool,...

John Lennon's Jacket Auctioned For £7000: What Weird Celeb Items Have Been Sold?

The news has experienced a bit of a John Lennon frenzy in the past few days. The late Beatles guitarist has made headlines - or at least relics of him have - as news that...

John Lennon Tooth To Be Used For Dna Sequencing

A dentist has handed one of John Lennon's teeth over to scientists to have the Beatles legend's Dna extracted.Michael Zuk purchased the slain rocker's rotten molar for $30,000 (£20,000) two years ago (11), and has...

Dentist To Clone John Lennon

A dentist is planning to clone John Lennon from one of his rotten teeth. Canadian doctor Michael Zuk bought the late star's decaying gnasher for £20,000 at an auction two years ago in Britain and...

Rare John Lennon Jacket Up For Auction

A jacket worn by The Beatles star John Lennon is set to go under the hammer in England later this month (Aug13).The blue, three-quarter length coat, which dates from the late 1960s, is in the...

John Lennon's Imagine Microphone Up For Sale

The microphone John Lennon used to record his 1971 album Imagine is up for sale on listings website Craigslist.com.The London-based seller, who is asking for $2,250 (£1,500) for the Neumann mic, claims it was taken...

Let It Be: The Beatles Broadway Musical Opens Despite Copyright Lawsuit

Having played in the West End last year, the Beatles musical Let It Be opened on Broadway last night (24th July) in the midst of an on-going copyright infringement lawsuit that has been filed by...

Ozzy Osbourne Was Disgusted By Magazine Cover Featuring John Lennon's Killer

Ozzy Osbourne once fired off a letter of complaint to editors at America's People magazine after they turned John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, into a cover star.The Black Sabbath star's wife, Sharon, reveals her...

John Lennon Wrote Imagine To Outdo Yesterday

John Lennon was obsessed with writing a song better than Sir Paul Mccartney's Yesterday and hoped Imagine would finally replace The Beatles' hit as the world's most-loved song.The guitarist was consumed with his desire to...

Indepth John Lennon And Mick Jagger Interviews To Be Released As Downloads

Journalist, broadcaster and Oscar-winning documentarian Howard Smith's radio interviews with the likes of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger and Frank Zappa are to be made available for the first time in...

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...

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