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John Lennon's trademark round sunglasses to be sold at auction

Nov 29, 2019 - 4:28 PM

The sunglasses will be auctioned online by Sotheby's with other Beatles memorabilia including George Harrison's guitar and a parking ticket given to Ringo Starr

JOHN LENNON. Bob Gruen's iconic image of the Beatles musician wearing his signature round sunglasses is displayed at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, New York City in 2015. A pair of sunglasses that belonged to Lennon will be put up for auction along with other Beatles memorabilia. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

John Lennon's Strawberry Field opens to the public

Sep 19, 2019 - 10:14 AM

John Lennon's childhood sanctuary that inspired the classic Beatles song, 'Strawberry Fields Forever' opens its gates to tourists

Not the only one: Protest 'Lennon Walls' flower across Hong Kong

Jul 21, 2019 - 8:48 AM

A banner flying from a bridge next to the wall of parliament throughout the occupation of 2014 quotes John Lennon's song 'Imagine': 'You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one'

This photo taken on July 10, 2019 shows traditional Chinese script (top) that reads "Lennon Tunnel", as people walk past messages related to protests against the proposed extradition bill pasted onto walls in an underpass at Tai Po Market in Hong Kong. Plastered in colourful sticky-notes carrying messages of defiance towards Hong Kong's government, so-called "Lennon Walls" have sprung up across the city -- though fights have broken out as Beijing loyalists try to tear them down.  VIVEK PRAKASH / AFP

IN PHOTOS: Julian Lennon visits Manila

Apr 01, 2019 - 11:36 AM

Julian, son of Beatles member John Lennon, visits Intramuros and meets Tourism secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat during his visit in the country

Akhirnya Yoko Ono diakui sebagai penulis lagu 'Imagine'

Jun 16, 2017 - 2:58 PM

John Lennon dan Yoko Ono sekarang resmi tercatat sebagai penulis lagu Imagine

DIAKUI. Setelah bertahun-tahun dirilis, akhirnya nama Yoko Ono diakui sebagai penulis lagu 'Imagine' bersama John Lennon. Foto dari akun Instagram yokoonoofficial

Decades later, Yoko Ono to be credited on 'Imagine'

Jun 16, 2017 - 10:06 AM

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are now co writers on the song Imagine

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Mar 09, 2016 - 7:10 PM

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Yoko Ono fine after brief hospitalization

Feb 28, 2016 - 10:02 AM

She s home and running about as usual says Yoko s son Sean Lennon

Yoko Ono hospitalized due to dehydration

Feb 27, 2016 - 12:57 PM

3rd UPDATE Her son Sean Ono Lennon confirms that she was rushed to the hospital for dehydration and not a possible stroke or serious flu as reported earlier

File photo by Peter Foley/EPA

At 83, Yoko Ono says she didn't break Beatles

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:55 AM

I had nothing to do with breaking up The Beatles And I think Paul McCartney is a pretty cool dude says the Japanese born singer and widow of John Lennon

YOKO ONO. The 83-year-old singer, artist, and widow of John Lennon says that she did not break up The Beatles. File photo shows Yoko at the opening of her exhibition 'Land of Hope' at the Museum of Tolerance and Memory in Mexico City. Photo from EPA/SASHENKA GUTIÉRREZ

WATCH: Musician plays 'Imagine' outside Bataclan, site of deadly Paris attack

Nov 15, 2015 - 2:15 PM

German pianist Davide Martello brings a mobile keyboard near the entrance of the Bataclan theater and plays John Lennon s Imagine

Cynthia, first wife of John Lennon, dies – son

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:27 AM

Peace and love to Julian Lennon God bless Cynthia love Ringo and Barbara tweets Beatles drummer Ringo Starr

REST IN PEACE, CYNTHIA. Cynthia, first wife of John Lennon, dies after battling cancer. Photo by Albert Olive/EPA

#PugadBaboy: Paranoid

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Paranoid punchline 2

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Paranoid punchline 3

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#PugadBaboy: Mindset

Dec 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The starving artist

Aug 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Webhits: Neil Armstrong's lunar heartbeat used for a John Lennon cover

Aug 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Berlin based songwriter Louise Gold honors the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission by using Neil Armstrong s heartbeat as a bass line for a John Lennon original

Oscar winner Ron Howard to make new Beatles film

Jul 17, 2014 - 12:05 PM

The two surviving Beatles and the widows of the deceased band members are also supporting this authorized project

John Lennon drawings, poems coming up for auction

Mar 18, 2014 - 1:10 PM

The private collection of John Lennon drawings poems and prose will be on exhibit at showrooms in London and New York

JOHN AND YOKO. In this file photo, John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono visit the Paris Flea Market in 1969. Mychele Daniau/Agence France-Presse

Yoko Ono in Beatles family reunion at Grammys

Jan 27, 2014 - 7:22 PM

Paul and Ringo reunite to accept the Lifetime Achievement award for the iconic band The Beatles at the 2014 Grammy Awards

REUNITED. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr brought the house down. Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images North America / AFP

#PugadBaboy: Imagine punchline 2

Oct 24, 2013 - 5:00 AM

What happens if John Lennon s dream comes true

#PugadBaboy: Imagine

Oct 24, 2013 - 5:00 AM

What happens if John Lennon dream comes true

#PugadBaboy: Imagine punchline 3

Oct 24, 2013 - 5:00 AM

What happens if John Lennon s dream comes true

[Entertainment wRap] Yoko Ono gets peace prize, Tokyo filmfest kicks off

Oct 20, 2013 - 7:04 PM

And renowned French actor Alain Delon quits beauty contest committee over a political row

PEACE. Yoko Ono poses in front of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. Photo: Tim Brakemeier/AFP

Vandals deface Lennon star before birthday

Oct 08, 2013 - 9:16 AM

Workers scramble to clean up mess in time for annual vigil by fans

'THEY SAY IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY.' A worker cleans up John Lennon’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Photo by Michael Thurston/AFP

Lennon terrified by Beatles, auctioned clip shows

Sep 10, 2013 - 3:14 PM

We were going through hell It s torture every time we produce anything

ICONIC. Wax figures of the Fab Four as an ‘Abbey Road’ stand outside the Hotel Adlon in Berlin.  Photo: Stephanie Pilick/GERMANY OUT/AFP

Taylor-Johnson to direct '50 Shades' film

Jun 20, 2013 - 8:09 AM

EL James characters and vivid storytelling require a director who is willing to take risks and push the envelope where needed

PERFECT FIT. Sam Taylor-Johnson and husband Aaron at the Royal World Premiere of 'Skyfall' in London (October 2012)

Yoko Ono donates P400,000 to Pablo victims

Jan 31, 2013 - 12:03 PM

Yoko Ono John Lennon s wife has more connections to the Philippines than you might think

IMAGINE, GIVE. Yoko Ono has a history of helping Filipinos. Photo from the Yoko Ono Facebook page

John Lennon's killer denied parole again

Aug 23, 2012 - 10:40 PM

Despite his good behavior the convicted killer of John Lennon will remain behind bars after his parole was denied for the 7th time

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Ringo Starr: 71 and going strong

Jun 20, 2012 - 2:55 PM

Like former bandmate Paul McCartney the Beatles drummer is still playing

STILL SIMPLE, STILL PLAYING. Ringo Starr addressing the press at his All Starr Band's press preview. Screen grab from YouTube

Paul McCartney: rock's patriarch still going strong at 70

Jun 18, 2012 - 5:47 PM

If I m really enjoying this why retire? Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney from a performance in September 2011. Image courtesy of McCartney's official page on Facebook.