All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘John Lennon’

Jerry Lewis: Muscular Dystrophy Telethon Ends, Marking the End of an Era

Jerry Lewis worked tirelessly for more than 45 years bringing together celebrities, his humor and viewers for an annual Labor Day telethon to benefit children suffering from Muscular Dystrophy. It seemed the country came together to watch celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Celine Dion and Jennifer Lopez perform and man telephones as the tote board marked the millions of dollars coming …

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Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s Ex-Wife, Dies at 75

Cynthia Lennon, the ex-wife of John Lennon, died on Wednesday of cancer at her home in Mallorca, Spain. She was 75. John and Cynthia Lennon were married from 1962 to 1968 and had one child, Julian Lennon. Julian was with his mother when she passed away. A representative for Julian Lennon posted a statement on his website announcing his mother’s …

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Al Pacino: Jennifer Garner Talks ‘Danny Collins’ and Working With Movie Icon

Al Pacino stars in Danny Collins, which opens Friday in theaters nationwide. Jennifer Garner stars in the film, too, and during a recent interview with the Boston Herald, she discussed both the film and working with Al Pacino. “I feel like, well, it’s a lot of work to be Al Pacino. And he very deftly neutralizes that factor when you …

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Jennifer Garner: ‘Danny Collins’ Press Tour Includes Visit With Jimmy Fallon

Jennifer Garner has had a very busy week. As part of her Danny Collins press tour she visited Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, and even gave him a friendly warning about children–and a hint at what he can look forward to as the father of two girls. Jimmy Fallon is dad to daughters Winnie and Frances, and Jennifer Garner …

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Jennifer Garner Cries Her Heart Of Gold Out On ‘Today’ Show

Jennifer Garner cried her golden heart out during an interview with Today on Wednesday. While promoting her new movie “Danny Collins”, Garner was asked to tell more about her recent Southern Living photo shoot with mom Patricia and sisters Susannah and Melissa. The Hollywood star welled up in reply saying, “There’s nothing like sharing the spotlight or anything else with …

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Pharrell Williams: Lawyer Tells YouTube to Remove Songs

Pharrell Williams is just one musician whose music videos are on YouTube illegally, at least according to music-business attorney Irving Azof. He founded the new legal group Global Music Rights, and has told YouTube that it does not have performance rights to thousands of songs by about 40 of his clients, including the Eagles, Chris Cornel, John Lennon, and Pharrell …

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Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist who toured and appeared on albums with the Rolling Stones, passed away on Tuesday at his Franklin, Tennessee home, after battling a lengthy illness. He was 70. Known for his blistering solos, most notably on the Rolling Stones’ 1971 hit “Brown Sugar,” Keys also at times led the horn section when the band went into …

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Rolling Stones Death: Saxophonist Bobby Keys Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist for The Rolling Stones, died early Tuesday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 70. Michael Webb, the keyboardist in Keys’ band, the Suffering Bastards, announced Keys’ death. Suffering from cirrhosis of the liver, Keys missed the Stones’ October and November tour dates in Australia and New Zealand and was replaced by veteran saxophonist …

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Yoko Ono And Hugh Jackman Start Global Sing-Along To John Lennon’s “Imagine”

On Thursday, November 20, Yoko Ono and Hugh Jackman took part in a groundbreaking event for UNICEF at the United Nations in New York. The two stars led a “global sing-along” set to the classic John Lennon song “Imagine”. With the help of a special app made for smartphones, anyone can insert themselves singing along to the song. An interactive …

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Kanye West Calls Himself ‘Biggest Rock Star in the World’

Kanye West performed on time at the Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival in Virginia on Friday night and called himself the biggest rock star in the world. He compared himself to the likes of music legends John Lennon, Jim Morrison, and Jimi Hendrix. On the heels of his marriage to Kim Kardashian, West flew in to Tennessee straight from a …

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Watch This Woman Hear A Voice For The First Time

Many of us take for granted what our favorite songs sound like; in the car or on our smartphones, we can listen to anything from Terry Reid to Nirvana. But imagine, for a moment, what it might be like to hear those songs for the first time ever. That’s what Joanne Milne faced recently after receiving cochlear implants; the 40-year …

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Paul McCartney to Receive NME Award

Paul McCartney is set to receive NME’s special Songwriter’s Songwriter award later in February. It is expected that the former Beatle will be on hand to accept his award in person. McCartney, whose hit single Queenie has put him back on the music charts at the age of 71, is seen performing the track in the music video above. The …

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