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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 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...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Campaign Against Fracking In New York

Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon travelled to Albany, New York on Friday (11Jan13) to speak out against the proposed plan to begin hydraulic fracturing in the state later this year (13).The mother and...

Yoko Blames Paul For The Beatles Split

Yoko Ono claims Paul McCartney is the reason why the Beatles split and it was not, as many others claim, her at the root of the band's disintegration.In a recently unarchived interview between her and...

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...

Yoko Ono And Sean Lennon Launch Anti-fracking Advert Competition

Yoko Ono and her son Sean Lennon are calling on aspiring filmmakers to help them make a stand against hydraulic fracturing in New York by submitting video advertisements for their Artists Against Fracking organisation.The mother...

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...

Yoko Ono Thanks Paul Mccartney For Clearing Her Name

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has publicly thanked Sir Paul Mccartney for telling fans she was not the reason for The Beatles' split.Ono has long been blamed for pulling apart the Fab Four in 1970,...

Mick Jagger's Love Letters Up For Auction

Sir Mick Jagger's love letters are being put up for auction.The Rolling Stones rocker penned a series of 10 letters in 1969 to his former flame, American singer Marsha Hunt - who inspired the band's...

Yoko Ono Announced As Curator Of Meltdown Festival 2013

We can’t think of many better ways to celebrate a birthday than curating an entire festival (so long as we don’t have to help out with loading gear in and out and all that rigmarole...

Yoko Ono To Curate Meltdown Festival 2013

Yoko Ono will curate next year's (13) Meltdown Festival in London.Ono was invited to perform as part of Patti Smith and Ornette Coleman's Meltdowns in 2005 and 2009, respectively, and she cannot wait to get...

'You Can't Blame Yoko For Anything': Paul Mccartney Sits Down With David Frost

For four decades Beatles fans have blamed Yoko Ono for the band's demise. However, in a revealing interview with Sir Paul McCartney, the legendary singer has shed light on many aspects of himself and the...

'Yoko Ono Didn't Break Up The Beatles' Says Paul Mccartney

Sir Paul McCartney claims Yoko Ono had nothing to do with The Beatles splitting up.The group - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison - split up in 1970, but Paul...

Will Karl Lagerfeld Design Keira Knightley's Wedding Dress

Keira Knightley hit the town in support of fashion powerhouse and personal friend Karl Lagerfeld as he unveiled Chanel's The Little Black Jacket exhibition in London on Thursday night (October 11, 2012).Although not in a...

Lady Gaga Wants To 'Cry' Over Unreleased Songs

Lady Gaga wants to ''cry'' because there are so many songs she has recorded but cannot release.The 'Born This Way' hitmaker has put out two full albums since debut single 'Just Dance' in 2009, but...

John Lennon's 72nd Birthday Celebrated, His Legacy Lives On

There are few people that have ever lived, who have changed the world and made such an enormous impact, that subsequently results in their memory being upheld, almost as sacred, all over the world, decades...

Lady Gaga Wins Peace Award From John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Lady Gaga will be awarded the LennonOno Grant For Peace award.The 'Edge Of Glory' hitmaker has been chosen for the prize - in memory of late The Beatles musician John Lennon - for her commitment...

Pussy Riot Use John Lennon Award Cash For Freedom Fight

Jailed Russian punks Pussy Riot are using a cash grant from John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono to fund their fight for freedom.Three members of the controversial group - Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich...

Lady Gaga To Receive John Lennon Award

Lady Gaga is to be honoured for her political activism by Yoko Ono with a special award in memory of her late husband John Lennon.The pop superstar will be handed the biennial LennonOno Grant For...

Yoko Ono Imagines Peace In New York

Yoko Ono is taking over Times Square in New York City for International Peace Day today (21.09.12).The artist - the widow of Beatles musician John Lennon - will screen the words ''Imagine Peace'' intermittently throughout...

Pussy Riot To Be Honoured By Yoko Ono

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is to pay tribute to jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot by handing them a special award in honour of her late husband.The band attracted worldwide attention in February (12)...

Yoko Ono Designs Swarovski Keys

Artist and activist Yoko Ono has designed a special collection of crystal keys to spread her message of hope and peace.John Lennon's widow has been commissioned by executives at Swarovski crystal jewellers to come up...

John Lennon Killer Claims He Didn't Target Him

John Lennon's killer claims he didn't target the Beatles singer.The 'Imagine' hitmaker was shot dead outside his New York apartment in December 1980 by Mark Chapman but he claims he only killed him because he...

Yoko Ono To Host Anti-fracking Event In New York

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono and the couple's son Sean are set to host an event against hydraulic fracturing in New York City on Wednesday (29Aug12) to protest drilling for natural gas.The mother and son...

John Lennon's Killer Mark Chapman Denied Parole: Will He Ever Be Released?

Mark David Chapman, the man responsible for John Lennon 's death has been denied parole for the seventh time, prison officials said on Thursday (August 23, 2012). Mr Chapman, who shot dead the legendary Beatles...

John Lennon's Former Home On Market For 15m

John Lennon's former home has gone up for sale for £15 million. The late music legend wrote a number of tracks for The Beatles' eighth studio album, the seminal 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band',...

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