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 ...

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 hairdresser kept ...

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 a ...

Yoko Ono: 'I feel that I am starting a new life at 80'

Jun 1, 2013

Yoko Ono: 'I feel that I am starting a new life at 80'

Sitting at her kitchen table, sipping green tea, Yoko Ono looks much the same as she did when I met her 20 years ago. Dressed in black and peering intently over tinted spectacles, her face bears little trace of the passing of time and ...