John Lennon

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9/29/20-Paul on Lennon

  Source: music-news.com Paul McCartney has told John Lennon's son Sean how happy it makes him that he got the chance to reconcile with his Beatles band mate before his murder. Childhood friends McCartney and Lennon fell out when the Beatles split in 1970, but had mended fences before John was tragically shot and killed in December 1980. And speaking to Sean for BBC Radio 2's John Lennon at 80 […]

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3/30/20-Julian on John Lennon

From: music-news.com John Lennon's son felt 'cast aside' when he embarked on a relationship with Yoko Ono Julian Lennon has recalled how he felt the late Beatles legend had "disappeared off the face of the planet" when he divorced his mother Cynthia in 1968 and got together with the artist because they had very little contact. Julian said: "Suddenly my dad literally disappeared off the face of the planet. At […]

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09/15/19-Beatles news

Source: music-news.com Former Beatles bandmates Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney have reunited to record a John Lennon song. "Grow Old With Me" will feature on Ringo's upcoming album, "What's My Name" released on 25 October (19). "I really wanted Paul to play on it, and he said yes," Starr explains, revealing the inspiration to record the tune came from Jack Douglas, who produced Lennon and Yoko Ono’s "Double Fantasy" album. […]

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3/10/19-Lost Lennon Films

Filmmaker Michael Epstein couldn't believe his luck when Yoko Ono gave him access to hours of forgotten footage of her life with John Lennon. The singer and performance artist decided it was time to show fans the home videos shot at the couple's Tittenhurst Park home in England and in New York in 1970 and 1971, and called in Epstein to sort through it. The result is John & Yoko: […]

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12/14/18-McCartney Robbed

Paul McCartney's London home was raided by thieves days before his recent homecoming gig in Liverpool, England. Police officers were called to the Beatles rocker's property in leafy St John's Wood last Friday evening after a report of a break-in, a Metropolitan Police spokesperson tells WENN. It is not clear if Paul or his wife Nancy Shevell were at home at the time of the incident. "Officers attended and identified […]

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3/24/18-McCartney & Lennon & guns

(CNN) Paul McCartney attended the March for Our Lives in New York on Saturday, telling CNN the cause was important to him because he lost John Lennon to gun violence. Wearing a shirt that said, "We can end gun violence," the former Beatle told CNN's Jason Carroll, he came to the march "just to support the people." "I don't know" if we can end gun violence, McCartney said. "But this […]

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9/21/17-Lennon's "Imagine" lives on

“[My husband] wrote Imagine as a song calling for peace around the world. Today, we need peace more than ever… Imagine. Together we can make peace happen. Then the world truly will live as one” – Yoko Ono Lennon Thousands of people around the world - from Iceland to Brazil - have joined a call for peace and solidarity to celebrate John Lennon’s iconic Imagine lyrics, which have been published […]

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6/15/17-Yoko Ono's Imagine!

(CNN) "Imagine" Yoko Ono had inspired one of John Lennon's greatest songs. It's easy if you try. The National Music Publishers Association on Wednesday announced that Lennon's widow is to receive a co-writing credit on the 1971 song as part of the organization's Centennial Song Award. During the announcement, a clip of an interview with Lennon from 1980 was played in which he said credit for "Imagine" should be shared […]

todayJune 15, 2017 2

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8/30/16-John Lennon's killer

Mark David Chapman, the man who was convicted of murdering John Lennon in 1980, has been once again denied parole. A three man board denied his application for parole, the ninth time he has requested release. Chapman, 61, will be able to submit a new request in two years. Over the years, Chapman has said that he has "found God" and that he was an "idiot" for killing Lennon and, […]

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