He knew a huge array of people - at the kitchen table might be Lord Olivier, Natalie Wood, Tennessee Williams, or Ingrid Bergman, all of whom relished his unbridled wit
It's been 35 years since the music icon's untimely death.
The mythology surrounding the White Album takes in warring Beatles, Charles Manson and installation art. What's even weirder is that Starr ended up with the very first copy, which he's selling off tomorrow.
Davide Martello heard the news while watching the France v Germany match on TV
Kurt Cobain's cardigan and Freddie Mercury’s 'Invisible Man' sunglasses also up for sale
Mark Chapman has been denied parole eight times for shooting the Beatles singer
They were the most photographed band in the world, but even at the height of the Beatles' fame, no one trained a lens on them more enthusiastically than Ringo Starr. He talks to Craig McLean, and we publish a selection of his pictures of John, Paul, George and friends
The wisest woman on Twitter dispels some important advice
Lennon's school records are expected to sell for up to £3,000
9 Newcastle Road is quite close to Penny Lane
Dr Michael Zuk hopes to team up with scientists who could work out the late singer’s DNA code
“Allen, despite Allen, contained multitudes,” said the New York punk priestess Patti Smith of her late friend, the beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Cut to five words, it was possibly the most profound tribute Ginsberg received during this 90-minute joint homage from Smith and his friend and collaborator Philip Glass. Even when the music and poetry weren’t necessarily about him, Ginsberg’s presence hung in the room.
The car that gave John Lennon his ticket to ride is to go under the hammer. The Beatle bought his first ever vehicle, a 1965 Ferrari 330GT Coupé, on the day he passed his driving test.
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Letters from John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe and Dwight Eisenhower are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction.
If a picture paints a thousand words then Yoko Ono’s contribution to America’s gun law debate will be difficult for the firearms lobby to counter.