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Bob Dylan's New Album Features Lennon Tribute

Bob Dylan's new album Tempest will feature a tribute to John Lennon.The singer/songwriter's 35th studio release will include the track Roll on John, which features lyrics from multiple Beatles songs, including A Day in the...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Artists Against Fracking

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and their son Sean have launched a celebrity coalition campaigning against drilling techniques in the natural gas industry which could cause the contamination of water sources across America.The mother and...

Stars Team Up In A Bid To Improve Control Of Weapons Around The World

Rockers Coldplay, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and singer Annie Lennox have teamed up to urge world leaders to regulate the international arms trade.Representatives from more than 190 governments met in New York on Monday...

Paul Mccartney 'Lost It' When Performed With Brian Wilson

Sir Paul McCartney ''lost it'' when he got to perform with Brian Wilson.The Beatles legend sang at a charity concert on the Beach Boys star's hit 'God Only Knows' and admits he was very overwhelmed...

Paul Mccartney: 'Music Has Healing Powers'

Sir Paul McCartney believes in the ''healing power'' of music.The Beatles legend insists song has a ''powerful'' effect and even claims to have cured a headache by listening to one of his favourite records.Speaking on...

Yoko Ono Gave Smiling A Chance

Yoko Ono had to force herself to smile after the death of her husband John Lennon.The Japanese artist was inconsolable with grief after the iconic musician was shot dead in 1980 by deranged fan Mark...

Yoko Ono Opens London Art Exhibit

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has launched her first art show in London in a decade.To The Light features a collection of contemporary installations, performance videos and conceptual paintings the singer/artist has produced throughout her...

Chris Jericho: All Music Goes Back To The Beatles

Chris Jericho thinks all modern music is influenced by The Beatles.The Fozzy frontman says that even his band's brand of heavy metal stems from the melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Morrissey, John Lennon & Jimi Hendrix On Ultimate Icon Shortlist

Morrissey, Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, Liam Gallagher and John Lennon have been shortlisted for British rock bible Nme's Ultimate Icon Award.Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, David Bowie and Kurt Cobain also make the list to...

Rare 'Abbey Road' Beatles Photograph Could Be Yours

A rare photograph of The Beatles walking the "wrong way" across the Abbey Road pedestrian crossing is going up for auction, and should fetch around 9,000 pounds. The version found on the group's 1969 album...

John Lennon's Murderer Transferred To New Prison

John Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman has been transferred to a new prison after spending 31 years in a maximum security facility in Attica, New York.Chapman gunned down the Beatles legend outside his Big Apple...

Julian Lennon Records With Aerosmith

John Lennon's musician son Julian is to feature on Aerosmith's next album.The British rocker was recruited by Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler to contribute back-up vocals for the Walk This Way hitmakers' forthcoming release. Lennon has...

John Sinclair To Stage Gig For Freedom Rally Anniversary

Veteran poet and activist John Sinclair is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his famed Freedom Rally with a special event in London in memory of John Lennon.The protest, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, brought together...

Mad Men Producers Shell Out $250,000 For Beatles Track

The producers of Mad Men have shelled out an impressive sum of $250,000 in order to use a Beatles song in one of their new episodes. The New York Daily News revealed today that the...

Guitar Pioneer Bert Weedon Dies

Pioneering guitarist Bert Weedon, who was credited as a major influence on a generation of rockers including John Lennon, Eric Clapton, and Brian May, has died at the age of 91.Weedon was the first British...

Julian Lennon Worried About Repeating John's 'Mistakes'

Julian Lennon doesn't want to repeat the ''mistakes'' his father John Lennon did. The 49-year-old singer was the result of the late Beatles legend's first marriage to Cynthia Powell, and he admits he always delayed...

Ringo Starr's Sickening Stage Fright

Ringo Starr gets such bad stage fright he is often sick before performances.The Beatles legend says despite being a star for over 50 years he still suffers from nerves and is scared about getting on...

Julian Lennon Despises Biopics About Dad

Julian Lennon refuses to watch biopics about his father John Lennon because inaccuracies about The Beatles legend infuriate him.Singer Julian, John's son with his first wife Cynthia, has no interest in watching biographical films about...

James Mccartney To Form The Beatles 2.0 With Sean Lennon?

Paul MCCartney's son, James Mccartney, has hinted that The Beatles - The Next Generation is a distinct possibility. In an interview with the Bbc, James explained that the idea of The Beatles: Version 2.0, featuring...

The Sons Of The Beatles To Form Band?

The sons of The Beatles are considering forming a band.James McCartney - son of Sir Paul, the legendary group's bassist - has discussed playing with the offspring of drummer Ringo Starr, singer and guitarist John...

Ono Dismisses Lennon Bulimia Claims

Yoko Ono has dismissed reports her late husband John Lennon suffered from an eating disorder.Author Debra Sharon Davis alleges in her book BackStage Pass Vip that Lennon had issues with food and would make himself...

John Lennon And Mccartney's Childhood Homes Preserved

The childhood homes of Beatles legends John Lennon and Sir Paul Mccartney are to be preserved as national landmarks.Lennon's Mendips duplex on Menlove Avenue in Liverpool, England and MCCartney's house on nearby Forthlin Road have...

Paul Mccartney Thanks 'The Boys' At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Sir Paul Mccartney unveiled his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (February 9, 2012). The rocker is surprisingly the last of The Beatles to be recognized on the legendary walk of...

Paul Mccartney To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Sir Paul McCartney is to unveil his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The music legend is the last of The Beatles to receive his own star on the famous pavement, which will be unveiled next...

Ringo Starr Not 'Knocked Out' By John Bonham's Drumming

Ringo Starr was never "knocked out" by John Bonham's drum solos.The Beatles drummer was never a fan of the late Led Zeppelin sticksman's lengthy mid-song workouts, as he believes the drummer shouldn't be the focus...

Sir Paul Mccartney: My Dad Inspired The Beatles

Sir Paul McCartney says his father is responsible for the sound of the Beatles. The 69-year-old musician praises his dad James - a keen amateur piano player - for introducing him to music growing up...

Aaron Johnson A Father For Second Time

Aaron Johnson has become a father for the second time.His fiancee Sam Taylor-Wood gave birth to a baby girl earlier this month, joining their 18-month-old daughter Wylda Rae, although a name for the newborn is...

President Obama Sings Al Green's 'Let's Stay Together' (Video)

President Barack Obama took the unexpected step of belting out some lines of Al Green's classic soul track 'Let's Stay Together' at Manhattan's Apollo Theater on Thursday evening (January 19, 2012). The President was thanking...

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