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Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot


September 21st, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yoko Ono, widow of Beatles star John Lennon, will give a peace prize in the couple's name to Russian female punk band Pussy Riot, Amnesty ... Read more...

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In jail for 31 years, Lennon killer up for parole again


August 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Mark Chapman, who was jailed in 1981 for the murder of John Lennon, is up for parole for the seventh time and may be released, a ... Read more...

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My art reflects my affair with Lennon: Yoko Ono (With Image)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) From the "world's most famous unknown artist" to the "woman who broke up the Beatles", Yoko Ono has had her share of bouquets and brickbats. ... Read more...

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I will learn a lot from Indian women: Yoko Ono


January 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Multi-media artist and peace activist Yoko Ono, widow of late Beatles icon John Lennon, reconnected with India nearly four decades after she visited the country ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono star of India-Japan friendship gala (With image)


January 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Conceptual and multi-media artist Yoko Ono, wife of late Beatles icon John Lennon, is the shining star of the 60th anniversary celebrations of India-Japan ... Read more...

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Today is John Lennon’s death anniversary


December 8th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today marks the 31st anniversary of the death of Beatles’ founder John Lennon. The singer was shot and killed at the entrance of his house on ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono to bring multimedia art to India


December 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A multimedia exhibition featuring public art installtions and conventional art, as also performances by Yoko Ono, wife of late Beatles icon John Lennon, will bring ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ microphones up for grabs


April 30th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): John Lennon's microphones and equipment, through which he recorded early solo albums and hit song 'Imagine', are set to go under hammer.The former Beatle had the equipment installed ... Read more...

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FBI spied on Beatles, Michael Jackson, even KFC boss


April 14th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Classified FBI files that have now been made public reveal that the American domestic intelligence agency spied on the Beatles and Michael Jackson in case ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s never before seen art work to go on display


February 21st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Late Beatles member John Lennon's never before seen artwork is set to go on display in a new exhibition.The Art of John Lennon will feature prints of Lennon's ... Read more...

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Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame To Pay Tribute To Female Artists


February 4th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The women, who have always played an important role in enhancing the acceptability and popularity of music, will now be revered by the Rock and Roll ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s letter to be published next year


January 24th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): John Lennon's letters are to be published by a book company.His widow Yoko Ono has handed the letters to the firm for a reported 333,300 pounds.Publishers at Orion ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s Personal Letters To Be Published


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is a piece of news that is sure to leave all the Beatles fans out there highly delighted. A collection of personal letters written by ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s letters sold for $500,000


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Legendary Beatle John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has handed over his letters to a British book company, reportedly for over $500,000.Publishers at Orion Books in London now own ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt Planning For A Film On Late Beatles Star, John Lennon


January 8th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood star Brad Pitt is planning a biopic on late English musician John Lennon, who became popular mainly for being one of the founder members of music band ‘The Beatles’. He ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt in talks to play John Lennon?


January 8th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is reportedly in talks to produce and star in a biopic about the life of legendary Beatle John Lennon.The 47-year-old actor is believed ... Read more...

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Pitt to play John Lennon in biopic


January 7th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 07 (ANI): Brad Pitt is reportedly in secret talks to play John Lennon in a biopic.The 47-year-old actor is said to be in negotiations to portray the late Beatle ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s ‘Abbey Road’ suit sells $46K


January 4th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a new proud owner of the very suit that John Lennon had worn on the cover of the Beatles album “Abbey Road.”The white suit ... Read more...

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Beatles broke up because they had reached an end, says Yoko Ono


December 26th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): After almost 40 years of speculation, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has finally dispelled the myths surrounding The Beatles' break-up.Ono, who has been often accused of being ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono donates Lennon coin to auction benefiting children’s hospital


December 19th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has donated a limited edition commemorative coin featuring the late Beatle to an auction to raise funds for a children's hospital in the ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s iconic ‘Abbey Road’ suit up for grabs


December 18th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): John Lennon's iconic white suit from the Beatles' 'Abbey Road' album cover is among a host of the singer's possessions up for auction.The suit, along with the blazer ... Read more...

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Lennon’s Abbey Road suit to go under hammer


December 18th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) The white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of the Beatles' famous Abbey Road album has been put up on an auction.The wool-blend blazer and trousers, ... Read more...

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John Lennon ‘didn’t want to be a dead hero’


December 9th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Three days before he was murdered, John Lennon said he did not want to be a "dead hero".The remark was made in an interview with journalist Jonathan ... Read more...

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Wife of John Lennon’s assassin could have saved the ex-Beatle


December 8th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): The wife of John Lennon's assassin knew about her husband's killing plot but remained mum.After 30 years since the former Beatle was gunned down in New York, the ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s ‘Double Fantasy’ project out in the open


December 7th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just before John Lennon was killed, he and wife, Yoko Ono recorded the “Double Fantasy”. And after three decades, a Boston photographer is here to share more ... Read more...

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How Yoko Ono reacted when doc broke John Lennon’s death news


December 6th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): The news of rock icon John Lennon's death shattered his wife so much that she started hitting her head against the wall, it has been revealed.The doctor who ... Read more...

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Doc opens up about murdered John Lennon’s final moments


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): A doctor who struggled to revive John Lennon after he was shot has revealed in a documentary how he held the ex-Beatle's heart in his hand as he ... Read more...

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Beatles Christmas exhibition to recreate John -Yoko ‘bed-in’


November 28th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A Beatles Christmas exhibition at the Artwaves gallery in Stoke-on-Trent in December will feature the famous 'John and Yoko' bed-in.Exhibits include Beatles Christmas memorabilia, and some of John ... Read more...

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Andy Warhol predicted Lady Gaga’s style: Yoko Ono


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 3 (ANI): John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has said that Andy Warhol had first advised her to dress in an over-the-top style like Lady Gaga."[Warhol] said, 'Yoko, you ... Read more...

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Rare John Lennon pics taken 2 days before his death up for grabs


October 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Never before seen photographs of former Beatle John Lennon taken two days before he was murdered have been made public.The photos show him alongside his wife Yoko Ono ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono credits Macca with saving her marriage to John Lennon


October 11th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Late John Lennon's wife Yoko Ono has credited Sir Paul McCartney with saving her marriage to the Beatles legend by stepping in to reunite the separated couple.Lennon ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr joins Yoko Ono on stage at John Lennon tribute concert


October 11th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Ringo Starr joined Yoko Ono on stage at a John Lennon tribute concert.The pair sang 'Give Peace A Chance', a Plastic Ono Band song penned by Lennon ... Read more...

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Lennon’s 70th birthday marked with monument at hometown


October 11th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A monument in memory of John Lennon was unveiled in his native Liverpool Saturday to mark what would have been the legend's 70th birthday.The singer's first wife Cynthia ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono celebrates John Lennon’s 70th birthday with a musical birthday message


October 10th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
On the anniversary of what would have been John Lennon’s birthday, his wife, Yoko Ono has delivered a birthday message from Iceland for her late husband. It may be recalled that ... Read more...

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Ono credits McCartney for saving her marriage


October 10th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Singer Yoko Ono has credited Sir Paul McCartney for reuniting her with her late husband John Lennon.Lennon and Ono, who tied the knot in 1969, split in ... Read more...

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