When it comes to the Beatles, we'll never let it be

Sep 28, 2016

When it comes to the Beatles, we'll never let it be

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The Beatles’ career as a live band came to a — literally — screeching halt in August 1966, when on their final American tour, the howling of frenzied female fans became so deafening they could no longer hear themselves play. Author Tom Wolfe, describing ...

At 83, Yoko Ono says she did not break up the Beatles

Feb 25, 2016

At 83, Yoko Ono says she did not break up the Beatles

Yoko Ono has been a prominent artist for decades but at age 83 she is again answering a familiar question — no, she didn’t break up the Beatles. The Japanese-born singer, artist and widow of John Lennon defended her record in entertainment magazine Us ...

Lock of John Lennon's hair fetches $35,000 at auction

Feb 21, 2016

Lock of John Lennon's hair fetches $35,000 at auction

A lock of John Lennon’s hair that was snipped as he prepared for a film role has sold for $35,000. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said Saturday that the 4-inch (10-centimeter) lock of hair was purchased by Paul Fraser, a United Kingdom-based memorabilia collector. A German ...

Cynthia, first wife of John Lennon, dead at 75, son Julian says

Apr 2, 2015

Cynthia, first wife of John Lennon, dead at 75, son Julian says

Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles’ songwriter John Lennon, has died at age 75, the couple’s son, Julian, said Wednesday. A message on the musician’s website said Lennon “passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain following a short but ...

How John Lennon, Yoko Ono affect U.S. immigration fight

Sep 5, 2014

How John Lennon, Yoko Ono affect U.S. immigration fight

The argument over President Barack Obama’s legal authority to defer deportations began 42 years ago with a bit of hashish, a dogged lawyer and John Lennon and Yoko Ono. President Richard Nixon was seeking re-election and Lennon was in New York facing deportation from ...