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Yoko Ono given top Iceland honor - Friday, October 11, 2013

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been made an honorary citizen of Reykjavik, Iceland in recognition of her tireless efforts for world peace. The artist/singer was presented with the award by the region's Mayor Jon Gnarr at a special ceremony in the city on what would have been Lennon's 73rd birthday on Wednesday (09Oct13).

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Paul McCartney spent his second wedding anniversary on Wednesday afternoon performing for around 400 high school students in Queens, New York. - Thursday, October 10, 2013
Paul McCartney spent his second wedding anniversary on Wednesday afternoon performing for around 400 high school students in Queens, New York. The kids at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts gathered in the school’s Tony Bennett Concert Hall along with Bennett, who founded the school 12 years ago, but had no idea who would be performing.
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Yoko Ono shares John Lennon’s drawings to help the vulnerable in the city he loved - Wednesday, October 09, 2013

An exhibit of drawings by John Lennon will be up in Soho from Oct. 9 to Oct. 14 to raise money for Citymeals-on-Wheels, a local emergency food provider that delivered 64,000 meals to homebound seniors in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy last year.

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Love me don't: National Trust won't bid for John Lennon's childhood home - Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The National Trust has revealed that it will not be bidding for John Lennon’s childhood home when it goes up for auction at Liverpool’s famous Cavern Club on 29th October.

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Happy ending: John Lennon's star ready to go for birthday after graffiti removed - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which was desecrated by vandals over the weekend with writing and drawings, is back to its original state Oct. 7 after workers, first from Capitol Records, then the Walk of Fame, feverishly removed the damage on Monday.

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Macca sacks estate caretakers after 20 years’ service - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Paul McCartney has fired a loyal caretaker from his Scottish estate after twenty years of service. Jimmy Paterson is said to be shocked at being given three months notice by the musician to vacate the High Park Farm on the Mull of Kintyre, where he is the live-in caretaker.

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John Lennon's Hollywood Walk of Fame star defaced - Tuesday, October 08, 2013

John Lennon’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was defaced with graffiti and other markings over the weekend, just days before what would have been his 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

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US Beatles fan flies in to donate original Fab Four albums to museum - Monday, October 07, 2013

Please Please Me, With the Beatles and Beatles for Sale return to Liverpool after being sent from Crease's Music Store 50 years ago. A Beatles fan from across the Atlantic donated her prized collection of Fab Four records to Liverpool on her first ever visit to the city.

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Brian Epstein Movie To Feature Beatles Songs - Monday, October 07, 2013

The Fifth Beatle, the upcoming Brian Epstein biopic, will include songs from the Beatles' catalog—the first time a dramatization about the Fab Four has done so. The film, set for release sometime in 2014, follows the private life of the band's manager, who accidentally overdosed in 1967.

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Book review: All These Years: The Beatles Tune In - Sunday, October 06, 2013

Thirty-three years ago, when he was writing the mournful epilogue to the book that still stands as a benchmark, Philip Norman tried to communicate how it felt: a world after the Beatles. He pictured a widow in a lofty apartment on Fifth Avenue, myriad lawyers and accountants mired in wrangling over the band’s money, and a still-beautiful barmaid in Hamburg, tired of the old questions (“Did you really invent the Beatle cut?”).

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