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

john lenonThree 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 Cott, who recently found ‘lost’ tapes as he cleared a cupboard and made them public on the legend’s 30th death anniversary. When Cott played them he heard

Album signed by John Lennon for his killer for sale

An album that John Lennon signed for his killer David Chapman hours before he killed the former Beatle is back up for sale for an astonishing 850,000 dollars. The “Double Fantasy” LP was signed by Lennon as he left his home at the Dakota on Dec. 8, 1980. He was murdered by Chapman when he

Royal Mint issues commemorative £5 John Lennon coin

Late John Lennon has been immortalised in a commemorative 5 pounds coin that has gone on sale for 44.99 pounds only weeks after what would have been his 70th birthday. Lennon won the Royal Mint’s public vote for the next “Great Briton” to be immortalised on a limited edition coin, joining William Shakespeare, Sir Winston

Yoko Ono John Lennon 70th Birthday Tribute

On Saturday, Yoko Ono paid tearful tribute to her husband, late music icon John Lennon, on what would have been The Beatles star’s 70th birthday. In 1980, Lennon was gunned down by stalker fan Mark David Chapman in front of Manhattan’s The Dakota Apartment Building, where he shared a home with Yoko and their then