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McCartney publishes Linda poems
Ananova
31 December, 2000
Sir Paul McCartney is to publish a number of poems he penned just before the death of his wife
Linda.
Also: McCartney unveils poems for Linda, Beatle Paul's poetry wins praise
 
CBE for Trust chief who secured Sir Paul's old house
Ananova
30 December, 2000
The man who secured Sir Paul McCartney's childhood home under the protection of the National
Trust is celebrating receiving a CBE in the Queen's New Year Honours.
 
Pressing On With The Beatles
By Brian McTavish, The Kansas City Star
29 December, 2000
Veteran Hollywood publicist Jerry Pam has touted such major stars as Michael Caine, Marlon
Brando, Warren Beatty and Clint Eastwood.
 
Westlife round off 2000 with poll win
Ananova
29 December, 2000
Westlife have been voted Best Band in the world by readers of The Sun.
 
LiveDaily Interview: Jack Douglas, producer and engineer
By Don Zulaica, LiveDaily
28 December, 2000
Perhaps Jack Douglas isn't a household name, but the list of acts he's produced and engineered
looks a lot like a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame roll call.
 
Gary Wright On George Harrison's Status One Year After Attack
By Sue Falco and Bruce Simon, Launch.com
28 December, 2000
It was one year ago Saturday (December 30) that George Harrison and his wife Olivia were
attacked in their home by a knife-wielding intruder.
 
McCartney's Photos To Be Exhibited
By Karen Guzman, The Hartford Courant
28 December, 2000
The New Britain Museum of American Art will play host to a photography exhibit by the late Linda
McCartney.
 
Beatlesmania Hits US This Christmas
Dotmusic
28 December, 2000
Fab Four fever gripped the US music buying public again last week to send sales of The Beatles'
'1' compilation over the million mark for a single weeks sales.
 
George Harrison says being an ex-Beatle is his pension
Ananova
28 December, 2000
George Harrison says it is great being an ex-Beatle and has described it as a form of pension
plan.
Also: Beatle George felt left out
 
All Saints to cover Beatles hit
Ananova
28 December, 2000
All Saints are to record a Beatles track for charity.
 
The Beatles are bigger than ... The Beatles
Radioundercover.com
28 December, 2000
The Beatles in 2000 are now selling more and faster than at any other time in their career.
 
Harrison makes spiritual record after attack
Ananova
27 December, 2000
George Harrison has recorded a new version of his solo hit My Sweet Lord after nearly being
killed by a man who believed he was "an aline from hell'.
 
Beatles Hits Album Secures Festive Top Spot
Music 365
24 December, 2000
Somewhat predictably THE BEATLES' '1' is the Christmas Number One album.
 
Glasses Stolen From Lennon Statue in Cuba
Reuters
23 December, 2000
All we are saying ... is give me my glasses back!
 
Beatles Shadow Loomed Over 2000
By Anthony Decurtis, Rolling Stone
23 December, 2000
Just like all those years ago, Beatles are the band on everybody's mind
 
Sir Paul McCartney to record US benefit album
Ananova
22 December, 2000
Sir Paul McCartney, Billy Joel and Ray Charles will be among the musicians contributing new
material to a benefit album for the American Cancer Society.
 
Guaranteed to raise a smile
By Bob Thompson, Toronto Sun
22 December, 2000
Yeah, yeah, yeah. The Beatles are back, as if they never went away -- on TV and on the charts.
Also: 'Hard Day's Night' still a joy to watch
 
Harrison re-records 'My Sweet Lord'
Jam! Music
21 December, 2000
George Harrison has re-recorded his signature song "My Sweet Lord" for a 30th anniversary
edition of his classic album "All Things Must Pass," Reuters reports.
Also: Exclusive: George Harrison Talks Catalog Reissues, George Harrison to Lord
Krishna: Save the world, my sweet Lord, MUSIC TO MY EARS: George Harrison: 'All
Things' In Good Time
 
Shops selling six Beatles albums a second
Ananova
21 December, 2000
The Beatles' greatest hits album 1 has been flying off shelves at a rate of six albums a second.
 
The New Boy in Town
By Liz Smith, Newsday
19 December, 2000
UNDER THE MISTLETOE: Several of Paul McCartney's children were not overjoyed that dad
included the name of his ladylove, Heather Mills, on his Christmas cards.
 
Beatles album is biggest seller of 2000
Ananova
18 December, 2000
The greatest hits collection of The Beatles has become 2000's biggest-selling album - in only
five weeks.
Also: We still love you, yeah, yeah, yeah, Beatles Album Is Number One Around World,
Beatles' '1' Continues Chart-Topping Reign (thanks to Jeff Boswell), A Very Beatle
Christmas
 
Romantic Christmas For Paul McCartney
MTV Asia
18 December, 2000
This year Sir Paul McCartney will skip Christmas with his family -- in favor of a romantic getaway
in Jamaica.
Also: Macca's Love Trip
 
Beatles Remain At Number One
Music365 (Thanks to Jeff Boswell)
17 December, 2000
The Beatles compilation album "1" rests comfortably at the top of the charts for the fifth week
running.
 
The boys take us down their long and winding road
By Michael Hoffman, Asahi Evening News
17 December, 2000
`Once upon a time there were three little boys called John, George and Paul by name christened.
They decided to get together because they were the getting-together type.
 
A new look at the Beatles' music
By Rob Lowman, Los Angeles Daily News
17 December, 2000
Yeah, yeah, yeah . . . the Beatles are here, there and everywhere these days.
 
George Harrison: mental health reforms fall short
Ananova
17 December, 2000
The former Beatle George Harrison and his wife Olivia have warned that Government reforms
to the Mental Health Act do not go far enough to protect the victims of attacks by the mentally ill.
 
Lennon Remembers
By Jeffrey Miller, The Korea Times
15 December, 2000
Like most people from my generation, who had grown up with The Beatles, who could forget
that Monday night in December 1980 when the news of the death of John Lennon was
beamed around the globe.
 
Beatles: The Long and Winding Chart Story
By David Basham, VH1
15 December, 2000
Take a lesson, boy bands: No group is bigger than the Beatles.
 
Online chance to buy Beatles rarities
Ananova
14 December, 2000
Rare Beatles items have gone on sale online.
 
Fans flock to McCartney's book-signing session
Ananova
13 December, 2000
Beatles fans have been breaking down in tears during a book signing by Sir Paul McCartney.
Also: Fans Travel To Meet Paul McCartney, Sir Paul McCartney Signs a Copy of his
Book 'Paul McCartney..., Ex-Beatle Paul Finds All You Need Is Art, Reuters Photo,
Macca - from songster to painter, Sir Paul's art for the masses, It's Macca mania
 
Beatles' "1" Returns To No. 1
By Jonathan Cohen, Billboard (Thanks to Jeff Boswell)
13 December, 2000
For the second time in four weeks, the Beatles' "1" album (Capitol) hit the top of The Billboard
200, posting another huge week at retail, with more than 670,000 copies sold, according to
SoundScan.
Also: Beatles Bounce Backstreet Boys From Top
 
20 Pot Busts Made At Lennon Vigil
By Rob Kemp, Sonicnet (thanks to Bob Gilmartin #2)
13 December, 2000
Fans had gathered at Strawberry Fields section of New York's Central Park on Friday 20th
anniversary of ex-Beatle's death.
 
Imagine meeting with John - Beatle fan looks over his most treasured
possessions
By Emma Cox, Newcastle Evening Chronicle
12 December, 2000
A beatles fanatic marked the 20th anniversary of John Lennon's death this weekend by sifting
through his collection of memorabilia built up over the last 30 years.
 
Beatles Rack Up Fourth Week At No. 1
Music365
11 December, 2000
The Beatles compilation album "1" has remained at the top of the charts, for the fourth week
running.
 
In The Town Where He Was Born
Liverpool.com
9 December, 2000
John Lennon's childhood home has found its place in history - two decades to the day he
was shot dead.
 
Fans Mark John Lennon's Murder
Associated Press
9 December, 2000
Some fans chronicled stories of chance street encounters with John Lennon. Others stood
alone on the fringe of the growing crowd, soaking in the atmosphere.
 
US fans commemorate ex-Beatles' John Lennon
channelnewsasia.com
9 December, 2000
Hundreds of John Lennon fans on Friday gathered in Central Park to commemorate the 20th
anniversary of the assassination of the lead singer and guitarist for the British supergroup The
Beatles.
 
Japanese people pay homage to John Lennon
Dawn
9 December, 2000
About 1,400 fans of ex-Beatle John Lennon took part in an event on Friday in Japan to mark the
20th anniversary of his murder.
 
Fab...
By Jay Carr, The Boston Globe
8 December, 2000
Before ''A Hard Day's Night'' (1964), The Beatles were the Fab Four. After the group's first film hit
movie screens, they were John, Paul, George, and Ringo - four distinct individuals united by a
giddy sense of cheeky fun.
 
Paperback Singer
Dotmusic
8 December, 2000
London's Piccadilly is expected to come to a standstill next Wednesday when Sir Paul
McCartney undertakes his first-ever London book signing.
 
We'll Never Forget You,
Liverpool.com
8 December, 2000
The eyes of the world were on Liverpool today as the city remembered its most famous son.
 
Loved Ones Comment On Anniversary Of John Lennon Assassination
By Kevin Raub, Allstar
8 December, 2000
On Dec. 8, 1980, the music died for many. Outside the Dakota apartments in New York City,
former Beatle and successful solo artist and humanitarian John Lennon was gunned down at
the hand of obsessed fan Mark David Chapman.
 
Movie Review: The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night Hits The Big Screen Dec. 8
By Gillian G. Gaar, allstar
8 December, 2000
With a No. 1 album, 1, and book, The Beatles Anthology, and specials and TV movies on the tube,
it's clear that Beatlemania is reaching into the 21st century.
 
Life And Death Of A Legend
Guinness World Records
8 December, 2000
John Lennon is one of the century's greatest musical talents. It's an accolode earnt after writing
26 No 1. US hit singles - 23 of those co-written with Paul McCartney. Three of his singles topped
the UK chart in the two months after his murder in New York on December 8, 1980, by Mark
David Chapman.
 
Ballad of John And Yoko Rings Out 20 Years On
Reuters
8 December, 2000
John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono vowed Friday never to leave the Manhattan apartment they
shared when he was killed 20 years ago and said it had been left virtually untouched since his
death.
Also: Reuters Photo, Reuters Photo  #2
 
Once-Shunned Lennon Now Feted in Communist Cuba
Reuters
8 December, 2000
Communist-run Cuba came full circle on Friday to fete John Lennon, whose music was once
frowned on as a decadent Western influence, as a ``revolutionary'' hero.
Also: Once-shunned Lennon now feted in communist Cuba
 
Memorials worldwide for John Lennon
CNN
8 December, 2000
With Beatles' fans around the world preparing to mark the 20th anniversary of John Lennon's
death, a plaque was being unveiled at his childhood home in Liverpool.
 
Beatles Seen as Greatest Rock-and-Roll Band of All Time
Gallup News Service
8 December, 2000
December 8 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of founding Beatles member John Lennon,
and Beatles fans everywhere will gather for vigils, watch televised tributes, and purchase
memorabilia.
 
The vulnerable legend
By Allan Kozinn, New York Times
8 December, 2000
John Lennon did not want to be anyone's saint
 
British invasion in person, on screen
By Stephanie Shapiro, SunSpot.net
8 December, 2000
It was the cacophonous summer of 1964. I was 11. Atlantic City would house the Democratic
National Convention, "A Hard Day's Night" would premiere, and, oh, the Beatles would
perform live at the convention center on the heels of LBJ and the Dems.
 
Living with Lennon's legacy
BBC
8 December, 2000
It was never going to be easy living up to your dad when the man in question is John Lennon.
 
Liverpool Grieves for Lennon, 20 Years After Death
Reuters
8 December, 2000
Twenty years to the day after the death of Beatle John Lennon, the city of Liverpool paid its
respects to its number one son on Friday.
 
More Than 50,000 Visit Japan's John Lennon Museum
Xtra
8 December, 2000
More than 50,000 people have visited a museum near Tokyo dedicated to late Beatle John
Lennon in the two months since it opened, a museum official said Thursday, a day before the
20th anniversary of Lennon's murder.
 
Capital tribute to Lennon from the city band who keep Beatles alive
This Is Exeter
8 December, 2000
Fans of the Beatles in Devon are paying tribute to John Lennon who was shot dead 20
years ago today.
 
Fab night caught on film
By Philippa Tomson, West Midlands Express and Star
8 December, 2000
There are less than 24 hours to go until Beatles mania returns to Wolverhampton.
 
Cavern Club is Creamed in Monopoly move
Ananova
8 December, 2000
The Cavern Club has disappeared from the 2000 version of the Liverpool edition of
Monopoly - and been replaced with trendy superclub Cream.
 
Yoko To Mourn Lennon In Solitude
MTV Asia
8 December, 2000
John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono will be alone in her New York apartment for the 20th
anniversary of her lover's slaying today.
 
Lennon fans pay tributes
BBC
8 December, 2000
Thousands of fans are are attending events around the world on Friday to mark the 20th
anniversary of the murder of former Beatle John Lennon.
Also: The night Lennon died
 
Japan commemorates 20th anniversary of John Lennon's death
AFP
8 December, 2000
Several hundred people Friday commemorated the 20th anniversary of John Lennon's
murder at the world's first museum dedicated to the ex-Beatle near Tokyo.
 
Lennon shot 20 years ago today
The Evening Post
8 December, 2000
It was 20 years ago today . . . former Beatle John Lennon was shot dead outside his New
York apartment by Mark Chapman.
 
Celebration Of John Lennon's Life
Isle of Man Online
8 December, 2000
A Douglas pub hosts a tribute to the life of John Lennon next Wednesday.
 
A Bootleg Beatle's memories
By Darren Waters, BBC
8 December, 2000
Neil Harrison, who performs as John Lennon in the Bootleg Beatles tribute band, will
dedicate the song Imagine to the late singer at a concert in Bradford on Friday.
 
Lennon fans label mayor as 'mean Mr Mustard'
Ananova
8 December, 2000
New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has been labelled a "Mean Mr Mustard" after stopping a
traditional early morning vigil for John Lennon taking place in Central Park.
Also: Lennon vigil will end at 1am, says mayor
 
24h Beatles special
A 24h Beatles special will be broadcast by "Matadepera Radio" starting friday Dec, 8th at
22:00h (cet).
 
John Lennon: Remembering a dreamer . . .
By Scott Iwasaki, Deseret News
8 December, 2000
Criminal defense attorney Ron Yengich was watching Monday night football on Dec. 8, 1980,
when Howard Cosell made the announcement: John Lennon had been shot in front of his New
York apartment building.
 
Many Views of Lennon on Death Anniversary
Wall Of Sound
7 December, 2000
With the 20th anniversary of the death of former Beatle John Lennon approaching, many who
knew the singer are reflecting on his life.
 
George Harrison re-records his classic My Sweet Lord
Undercover Music News
7 December, 2000
Former Beatle George Harrison has re-recorded his all time classic My Sweet Lord to mark the
30th anniversary of the release of the album All Things Must Pass.
 
Sir Paul remembers Lennon fondly
Ananova
7 December, 2000
Sir Paul McCartney said he will remember his old friend and Beatles bandmate John Lennon
with all the love in his heart on the 20th anniversary of his death tomorrow.
 
Julian Lennon Looks Back in Anger
By Paul Majendie, Reuters
7 December, 2000
Julian Lennon looked back in anger at his father's legacy on Thursday, 20 years after John
Lennon was gunned down outside his New York apartment.
Also: Lennon A 'Manipulated Lost Soul' Says Son
 
Beatles back at the top in US
Ananova
7 December, 2000
The Beatles are back at number one in the US album chart after being knocked off the top slot
for a week by N Sync.
Also: Backstreet Boys Hold Off Beatles for Second Week
 
Beatles album is fastest seller ever
Ananova
6 December, 2000
The Beatles are believed to have scored a new world record, with their greatest hits album
becoming the fastest seller of all time.
Also: Apple says Beatles '1' fastest selling album ever (thanks to Jeff Boswell)
 
Time to remember horror of the gun, says Yoko
Ananova
6 December, 2000
John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is calling for the world to reflect on the horrors of "gun violence"
in a message to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the former Beatle.
Also: Yoko Uses Lennon Blood In Ad
 
Detroit Almanac: Beatles vs. Detroit
Detroit Free Press
5 December, 2000
SOBS -- Stamp Out the Beatles Society -- was a gimmick organization launched in 1963 at
the University of Detroit by public relations genius Bill Rabe.
 
Lennon fans to mark 20th anniversary of his death
Ananova
5 December, 2000
John Lennon fans are being invited to take part in a worldwide candlelit vigil.
 
Yoko Ono Chats With ABCNEWS.com
Zaptoit.com
4 December, 2000
On the anniversary of the death of former Beatle John Lennon, his widow Yoko Ono will chat
live with ABCNEWS.com Dec. 6 after ABCNEWS.com premieres the webumentary "Lennon
in New York."
 
Final photo of Lennon and McCartney for sale
Ananova
4 December, 2000
The last known picture of John Lennon and Sir Paul McCartney together is expected to be
sold for about £15,000 in an internet auction this week.
Also: 'Last photo' of Lennon and McCartney for sale
 
TV movie shows Lennon before fame
By Ed Bark, The Dallas Morning News
3 December, 2000
Stephen Mackenna, Mark McGann, Jared Harris and now Phillip McQuillan.
Over a span of 21 years, this hardly Fab Four has come together to claim membership in an
exclusive club. Still, few except close personal friends, cast mates and dog-eared TV critics
remember that:
Also: Movie recalls Beatles' early years
 
Beatle-buying boom begins
By Thor Christensen, The Dallas Morning News
3 December, 2000
The cold, hard fact that John Lennon was murdered on December 8 and not on, say, March 8
or July 8 or turns out to be a stroke of great luck for merchants this year: What better way to
commemorate the 20th anniversary of the singer's death than to buy a Beatles-related Christmas
gift for that special Lennon fan in your life?
 
Lennon would have been dot.com innovator - Yoko
Ananova
3 December, 2000
John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has said she could imagine the murdered Beatle being a
dot.com innovator.
 
Beatles Still No 1
Music365
3 December, 2000
With a chart situation likely to repeat itself many many times over the coming months, the
Beatles have remained at the top spot in the album charts with their aptly-titled compilation '1'.
 
Actor's VERY Convincing Work as Rock Legend
Planet Hollywood.com
2 December, 2000
Phillip McQuillan is convincing as John Lennon -- maybe too convincing.
 
CBC Newsworld documentary looks at Lennon & Ono's 1969 Canadian visit
The Canadian Press
1 December, 2000
John & Yoko's Year of Peace, Sunday night's documentary instalment on Newsworld's The
Passionate Eye, promises footage of former Beatle John Lennon not seen in 30 years.
 
Lennon fans call for all-night vigil to mark anniversary killing
Ananova
1 December, 2000
With the 20th anniversary of John Lennon's killing approaching, fans of the ex-Beatle are
calling on city officials to allow an all-night vigil inside the Strawberry Fields section of New
York's Central Park.
 
Cuba erects statue to Lennon
Ananova
1 December, 2000
A statue has been sculpted and a series of concerts planned to remember John Lennon in
communist Cuba on the 20th anniversary of his death.
 
NBC movie follows life of Lennon as young adult
By R. D. Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal
1 December, 2000
With the 20th anniversary of John Lennon's murder coming up, television is looking at the
ex-Beatle's life in more detail, notably in the TV-movie In His Life: The John Lennon Story
airing at 9 p.m. Sunday on NBC.
Also: `Lennon Story' gets setting right, John Then, Paul Now And Both Ob-La-Dull,
Yesterday seems far away for 'Lennon' lead, Lennon actor apologises to Yoko Ono,
Early Lennon years chronicled in NBC movie
 
'Hard Day's Night' comes together
By Andy Seiler, USA Today
1 December, 2000
"Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!" A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles' first and finest movie, opens today in Los
Angeles and New York with a fully restored negative and digitally restored soundtrack making
it closer to its original 1964 state than ever.
 
 
 
 
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