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Paul McCartney Admits the Beatles Felt ‘Threatened’ by Yoko Ono

It's no secret that Yoko Ono's relationship with the Beatles was strained after John Lennon brought her into the band's orbit.

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The Story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In for Peace’

Most newlyweds like to spend their first few days as a couple far away from their hometown in some exotic locale, isolated from the rest of the world.

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The Time John Lennon Was Ordered to Leave the U.S. by Immigration Authorities

On March 23, 1973, John Lennon was issued an order by U.S. immigration authorities to leave the United States.

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Yoko Ono Hospitalized for Flu-Like Symptoms

Despite previous reports the 83-year-old artist suffered a stroke, her son, Sean Lennon, said Ono was dehydrated and tired but "fine."

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That Time John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Controversial ‘Two Virgins’ Album Was Seized by Police

On Jan. 2, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins' was seized by police because of its controversial cover.

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That Time John Lennon Learned He’s a Bad Driver the Hard Way

John Lennon was a brilliant songwriter, but not much of a driver.

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The Day John Lennon Married Yoko Ono

For their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono then staged a week-long "Bed-In" for peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel.

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How John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Montreal Bed-In Led to ‘Give Peace a Chance’

Two months after their Amsterdam “Bed-In for Peace” drew worldwide attention, John Lennon and Yoko Ono chose Montreal as the site for a second event.

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Courtney Love: ‘I Don’t Think the Yoko Comparison Is Fair’

Kurt Cobain's widow denied that her impact on Nirvana was similar to Yoko Ono's on the Beatles.

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45 Years Ago: John Lennon and Yoko Ono Release ‘Two Virgins’

When John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Two Virgins’ was released in November 1968, it threw more than a few Beatles fans for a loop. From the cover image of a stark-naked Lennon and Ono to the other-worldly and improvised sounds contained within, ‘Two Virgins’ was both a singular statement for the time and a line in the sand -- not only between Lennon and his fans, but among his band members as well.

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Yoko Ono Says Being a Beatle’s Wife is a ‘Difficult’ Life

As part of Yoko Ono's UK press blitz for her efforts as curator of the 2013 Meltdown Festival in London, the 80-year-old artist/activist acknowledged the pressures inherent in her marriage to the late John Lennon, describing being married to a Beatle as "the most difficult thing to be."

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Yoko Ono Urges New Gun Control Laws

Since John Lennon was shot and killed on Dec. 8, 1980, his widow Yoko Ono has devoted herself to campaigning for stricter gun control legislation -- so it's only fitting that yesterday (March 21), Ono celebrated what should have been their 44th wedding anniversary by issuing a poignant reminder of what's at stake in the ongoing battle over our interpretation of the Second Amendment.

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