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In 'The Dakota Winters,' Finding A New Story To Tell About John Lennon  NPR

The Dakota Winters isn't a novel set on frozen prairies, but in the rarefied precincts of perhaps the most famous apartment house in New York: the Dakota, on the ...

‘SNL’: Miley Cyrus Joined by Mark Ronson, Sean Lennon for ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’  Variety

Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus and Sean Ono Lennon performed the John Lennon classic "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" on the last "SNL" of 2018.

Letter: Imagine John Lennon's world  The Record (New Westminster)

Dear Editor, It is this time of the year more than any other that I contemplate John Lennon's vision of how we could make the world a more humane and loving ...

The 1969 Gig Starring John Lennon, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Keith Moon And More  uDiscover Music

A historic concert that, surprisingly, sometimes goes under the radar in the history of some British rock royalty took place at London's Lyceum Theatre on 15 ...

Listen to Miley Cyrus’ cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’  NME Live

Miley Cyrus has recorded a cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' – listen to the festive track below. Originally released in 1971 by ...

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot  Evening News and Tribune

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot December 8, 1980 The 40-year-old former member of the Beatles was shot and killed by obsessed fan Mark David ...

John Lennon's Old School Report Card From 1956  My Modern Met

John Lennon's old school report card from 1956 shows you don't need to be straight-A student to have success. Aged 15 at the time, the scribbled piece of ...

John Lennon was ‘absolutely devastated’ of losing his mother in a tragic road accident, book reveals  Fox News

Ray Connolly was supposed to arrive in New York City from his native England on Dec. 9, 1980 to visit his pal John Lennon for a few days at his apartment in the ...

Rock Legend Ronnie Spector Recalls Her Close Friendship (and Almost Romance!) with John Lennon

Rock and roll legend Ronnie Spector reflects on the time she turned down one of the Beatles — and her friendship with the Rolling Stones.

QUIZ: How much of a John Lennon fan are you?  Smooth Radio

It's been nearly 40 years since the world lost a true music icon.

Attending the Last Concert of John Lennon  Next Avenue

In 1974, 20000 people including this writer attended a historic concert at Madison Square Garden, where Elton John introduced special guest, John Lennon.

The Story of... 'Happy Xmas (War is Over)' by John Lennon  Smooth Radio

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1971 track is one of the world's most popular Christmas songs, and one that also contained a political message that is still ...

John Lennon's 1956 Report Card Had Him Heading for Failure  RealClearLife

John Lennon's teachers thought the 15-year-old was headed for failure when they scribbled notes about his academic performance while he was a student in ...

Remembering John Lennon: The Beatles 'White Album' Experience Spotify Playlist  JamBase

Saturday Stream remembers the late great John Lennon with a special Spotify Playlist featuring The Beatles landmark 'White Album.'

Tom Barbash drops John Lennon’s – and other famous names – in ‘Dakota Winters’ novel  The Mercury News

John Lennon is just one of the celebrity characters in the Marin-based novelist's latest book.

John Lennon joined Elton John onstage in New York City on this day in 1974  Creative Loafing Tampa

Today in rock history: On this date in 1974, former Beatle John Lennon made his final concert appearance. Lennon joined the top pop star of the day, Elton John, ...

How Yoko Ono relentlessly pursued John Lennon  Daily Mail

John Lennon became mesmerized by Yoko Ono after she set her sights on him, writes author Ray Connolly in new book Being John Lennon: A Restless Life ...

John Lennon Eerily Declared Critics Wanted To See Him Die — 3 Days Before His Murder  Radar Online

John Lennon eerily declared his critics wanted to see him die — 3 days before he was murdered, can exclusively reveal!

John Lennon's lifeline: how Beatles fans learnt to love Yoko Ono

Has anyone in pop culture divided opinion quite as much as Yoko Ono? She has gone from being one of the most reviled and demonised women in rock history ...

Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, says he didn't want ex-Beatle to "suffer"  CBS News

The man who killed John Lennon told a parole board he used hollow-point bullets to ensure the former Beatle would die, but did not want him to suffer.

How did John Lennon die?  The Week UK

On 8 December 1980, Beatles star John Lennon was murdered outside his home in New York City by a fan, plunging the music world into shock and mourning.

HISTORY, Dec. 8: John Lennon gunned down outside his NYC apartment  Jacksonville Daily News

Today is Saturday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2018. There are 23 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Dec. 8, 1941, the United States entered ...

Curtiss A doubles his annual John Lennon tribute with kid-friendly First Ave show  Star Tribune

“I'm So Tired” might be an especially apt Beatles song for Curtiss A to sing at First Avenue this weekend. After the usual 39th annual installment of his popular A ...

‘Jealous Guy’: Behind John Lennon’s Unflinchingly Honest Love Song  uDiscover Music

Beginning life as a song inspired by the Maharishi, John Lennon's Jealous Guy evolved to look at the insecurities and possessive nature of love.

Paul McCartney Saddened After Learning About Death Of Longtime Collaborator John Lennon  The Onion

NEW YORK—Expressing his grief and despair over his fallen friend, musical celebrity emeritus Paul McCartney was saddened Monday to learn that his longtime ...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono Documentary, ‘Above Us Only Sky’ Airs On Channel 4 Tonight  uDiscover Music

A new John Lennon and Yoko Ono documentary entitled John And Yoko: Above Us Only Sky airs at 8.30pm tonight, 24 November, on UK television's Channel 4 ...

"Being John Lennon: A Restless Life" By Ray Connolly  WAMC

Ray Connolly has published a number of books, including "Being Elvis." He also directed the television documentary "James Dean: The First American ...

Paul McCartney Shares John Lennon-Inspired 'Dear Friend' Ahead of Wings Album Archive Release: Listen  Billboard

Paul McCartney shared two exclusive versions of the John Lennon-inspired track "Dear Friend" to mark the upcoming release of his 11-disc archive collection of ...

John Lennon played Imagine for writer Ray Connolly at his home in Berkshire  Daily Mail

John Lennon tricked me when he first played Imagine to me. I was at his Tittenhurst Park estate in Berkshire one Saturday afternoon in 1971, when he told me ...

Ariana Grande Is Coming for John Lennon With Her Next Single, ‘Imagine’  Vulture

Ariana Grande will release her new single, “Imagine,” on Thursday. The release has been publicized on her Twitter and Instagram. “Imagine” will most likely not ...

9 John Lennon Quotes That Still Pack a Punch 38 Years After His Death (Photos)  Alton Telegraph

John Lennon died 38 years ago today. Read original story 9 John Lennon Quotes That Still Pack a Punch 38 Years After His Death (Photos) At TheWrap.

How John Lennon's Trolling of Eric Clapton Birthed a Rock-and-Roll Classic  The Daily Beast

On Aug. 13, 1968, the Beatles convened in a small annex room adjacent to Abbey Road's studio two to take on a genre that was not their standard remit.

Inside the Montreal hotel room where John Lennon and Yoko Ono had their 1969 bed-in  Daily Mail

MailOnline was given a private tour of the swanky pad, located on the 17th floor of the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in central downtown Montreal.

Willie Nelson, Brandon Flowers, Aloe Blacc & More Perform 'All You Need is Love' In Honor of John Lennon: Watc  Billboard

The 75th birthday concert in honor of John Lennon will come to DVD in January with performances from Brandon Flowers, Steven Tyler and more.

'Dakota Winters' author explains the art of capturing John Lennon  amNewYork

When John Lennon was shot to death in December 1980 outside his home at the Dakota, it was a horrific ending to a tumultuous year. Fifty-two Americans ...

Mars, John Lennon, and Yellow Vest Protests  KMOX

As we open this hour of the show, Ryan plays audio from Mars that NASA has released. Ryan also discusses upcoming and existing missions to Mars. After that ...

Music Review: John Lennon - 'Imagine - The Ultimate Collection' (4 CD / 2 Blu-ray)

Quick-what is John Lennon's greatest achievement as a solo artist? Answer: his 1970 debut studio album, Plastic Ono Band. Every track a classic. Sparse ...

Here's why Beatles fans spend 10 minutes in silence on December 14  Creative Loafing Tampa

Today in rock history: At 2 p.m. on December 14, 1980, Yoko Ono — widow of John Lennon, who was murdered a week prior — asked those who wished to ...

Emily Hackett Covers John Lennon "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" -  VENTS Magazine

Emily Hackett has re-released her cover of John Lennon's “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” from last year, with a lyric video to accompany it, which you can watch it ...

John Lennon's Killer Says He Feels Shame

It was one of the most stunning events in music history: the murder of John Lennon in 1980. Now, the man who pulled the trigger is expressing remorse. Related: ...

John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky, review: why Lennon’s message of peace, love and people power remains potent today  The Telegraph

The spirit of revolution was alive and well in John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky (Channel 4), a documentary celebrating John Lennon's peace, love and ...

Paul McCartney Shares Unheard 'Dear Friend' Demo About John Lennon  Dan's Papers

Paul McCartney recently shared a previously unreleased demo of "Dear Friend," a heartfelt message to John Lennon from his Wings "Wild Life" reissue.

Tekashi69, John Lennon, Iron Maiden, Etc.  CelebrityAccess ENCORE

Mark David Chapman says in a recent interview that he didn't want John Lennon to suffer but can't yet say he's 100 percent remorseful for killing the.

Listening Back: 50 Years Of The Beatles' 'White Album'  WBUR

The Beatles' "White Album" turns 50. We'll return to Abbey Road.

John Lennon's Tragic Childhood Made Him Never Want To Be Alone, New Book Reveals  Closer Weekly

According to a new book, John Lennon had a tragic childhood because he was abandoned by his parents and it made him never want to be alone — get the ...

Beatles fan’s collection has been growing for 50 years  Charlotte Observer

Northern Indiana man has been growing his Beatles memorabilia collection for 50 years.

The Disco Biscuits Welcome Tom Hamilton, Debut John Lennon Cover at Holidaze

After four years in the Dominican Republic, destination concert event Holidaze returned to Mexico earlier this week at the Now Sapphire Resort in Puerto ...

Aircraft makes dramatic Liverpool John Lennon Airport landing after experiencing difficulties  Liverpool Echo

Emergency services on standby after pilot flagged up difficulties after take off.

Paul McCartney Says His Song 'Dear Friend' For Late John Lennon Still Makes Him 'Very Emotional'  Closer Weekly

Paul McCartney still gets "very emotional" listening to his song "Dear Friend" for John Lennon who was killed almost four decades ago — get the details.

Watch Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, Tom Morello Sing ‘All You Need Is Love’  Rolling Stone

Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, the Killers' Brandon Flowers, Sheryl Crow, Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello, Aloe Blacc and Eric Church performed a ...

Star-studded 2015 John Lennon tribute concert being released in January on CD, DVD and vinyl  WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM

On December 5, 2015, stars from various musical genres, including rock legends John Fogerty, Steven Tyler and Peter Frampton, came together in New York ...

John Lennon's killer says he feels "more and more shame" about the murder  Rock 107

Courtesy of Wende Correctional FacilityJohn Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied parole for a 10th time this past August, and now a transcript of ...

New York story: A review of ‘The Dakota Winters,’ by Tom Barbash  San Francisco Chronicle

There's something weirdly fascinating about a celebrity crackup — especially a fantastically dramatic one that takes place in a public space. Famous people…

Photos: Today in History: Dec. 15 | Photo Galleries

Professor Albert Einstein, author of the Theory of Relativity, calls upon Rabindranath Tagore, right, noted Indian poet and philosopher, in New York, December ...

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus Plead for Peace with 2 New Singles  Vulture

Ariana Grande and Miley Cyrus both released new tracks at midnight EST. “Imagine” by Grande is the second track on her breakup album. “War is Over” is a ...

Bruce Springsteen: Springsteen on Broadway; Paul McCartney at Liverpool Echo Arena – reviews  The Guardian

Two musical veterans take stock after half a century, with self-reflection and serious back catalogues.

Wings was a better band than Paul McCartney or his critics think  Salon

The new reissues of "Wild Life" and "Red Rose Speedway" reveal a much more interesting sound behind the originals.

See John Lennon And George Harrison Perform 'How Do You Sleep?' : All Songs Considered  NPR

Today we have some incredible, never-before-seen footage of John Lennon recording his seemingly cutthroat song, "How Do You Sleep?" It's a song he ...

Revisiting ‘Imagine,’ in John Lennon’s own words and pictures  The Washington Post

Imagine John Yoko” answers any lingering questions about the former Beatle's celebrated solo album.

Hamburg in harmony: the ebb and flow of an artistic city  The Guardian

Its latest landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, dominates the waterfront but throughout this port city there is captivating art, architecture and music.

Being John Lennon: A Restless Life by Ray Connolly review – just a complicated guy  The Guardian

A fascinating new biography by a journalist who knew Lennon in the 60s and 70s captures his contradictory traits.

Not the only one: how Yoko Ono helped create John Lennon's Imagine  The Guardian

A new book about the making of his 1971 solo album restores his artist wife to her crucial role in his musical life. She looks back to a time of peace and love ...

The candid, caustic side of John Lennon you don’t have to imagine  The Boston Globe

Every year on John Lennon's birthday — he would have turned 78 this coming Tuesday — the former Beatle is recalled and revered as a dreamer, the man who ...

John Lennon's killer says he feels 'more and more shame' every year  The Guardian

Mark David Chapman told parole board members about his remorse at 10th hearing in August, according to transcript. Associated Press. Thu 15 Nov 2018 ...

John Lennon and Paul McCartney's sons pose for Instagram selfie

Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney, the sons of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, respectively, posed for a selfie — and it's giving us Beatles flashbacks!

With new book, box set, John Lennon's iconic 'Imagine' album is celebrated by Yoko Ono  USA TODAY

The archival photos are jolting, and heart-rending, because you know where John and Yoko's life story eventually takes them. Dressed in olive drab and gazing ...

Jean-Marc Vallée to direct John Lennon and Yoko Ono biopic  Consequence of Sound

Jean-Marc Vallee, known for Dallas Buyers Club and Big Little Lies, has been tapped to direct a forthcoming biopic focused on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's ...

John Lennon’s New ‘Imagine’ Box Set: An Exclusive Guide  Rolling Stone

When John Lennon headed into the studio in 1971 to make his solo classic Imagine, wth Yoko Ono and Phil Spector, he had a lot to prove. He wanted to shake ...

John Lennon's Plea For A Slower Way Of Thinking  Forbes

"I'm just sitting here watching the wheels go round and round / I really love to watch them roll / No longer riding on the merry-go-round / I just had to let it go"

50 Years Ago: John and Cynthia Lennon's Tumultuous Marriage Ends  Ultimate Classic Rock

On Nov. 8, 1968, John and Cynthia Lennon's divorce became official. It brought to an end a tumultuous romance that included courtship, marriage, childbirth and ...

He did the impossible and made John Lennon sound like the Dalai Lama  The Washington Post

John Lennon wanted to sound like “the Dalai Lama singing from a mountaintop 25 miles away from the studio.” Luckily, the Beatles had Geoff Emerick.

Universal Pictures, Director Jean-Marc Vallée Board John Lennon & Yoko Ono Film  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures is in negotiations to option rights to an untitled drama about the epic love story between John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and ...

Mixing John Lennon's Imagine: We meet engineer Rob Stevens  CNET

It's a dream job for an engineer. Rob Stevens tells us how he brings out the best in John Lennon's solo work.

A Songwriting Mystery Solved: Math Proves John Lennon Wrote 'In My Life'  NPR

John Lennon and Paul McCartney have differing memories of who wrote the music for "In My Life." A mathematics professor has spent 10 years working with ...

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Movie Underway  Ultimate Classic Rock

A movie exploring the epic love story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono was reported to be underway in October 2018.

John Lennon's Imagine: Yoko Ono Reflects on Tracks from the Enduring Classic

Yoko Ono reflects on tracks from Imagine, the classic 1971 album she helped make with her husband, John Lennon.

John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s lookalike sons pose for selfie  The Independent

Beatles fans have been treated to a heartwarming glimpse of the real-life friendship between John Lennon and Paul McCartney's sons on Instagram. Sean Ono ...

Paul McCartney claims John Lennon liked only 1 of his Beatles songs  Fox News

Paul McCartney admitted that he and John Lennon “were competitive” with each other and that his former Beatles bandmate only “once” praised one of his ...

Paul McCartney Recalls 'Writing Fast' With John Lennon  Ultimate Classic Rock

Paul McCartney recalled how he and John Lennon used to get excited at the idea of having a whole week to write a Beatles album.

When John Lennon and Yoko Ono Invited the World into Bed with Them  Artsy

In 1969, the lovers created a media sensation with “Bed-Ins” at hotels in Amsterdam and Montreal. Their goal? To show that peace and love might win after all.

Review: ‘Imagine: The Ultimate Collection’ Goes Deep Inside John Lennon’s Most Grandly Beautiful LP  Rolling Stone

“Yoko and I always live about two-thousand light years' speed when we're working,” John Lennon says in one of the 1971 interviews unearthed on the new box ...

Watch Searing New Video for John Lennon’s Protest Anthem ‘Gimme Some Truth’  Rolling Stone

A new lyric video highlights the fury of John Lennon's 1971 track “Gimme Some Truth.” The clip is set to the new “ultimate mix” of the song, which appears on the ...

John Lennon's killer denied parole for 10th time  The Guardian

Mark Chapman told by parole board in New York to wait two years before applying again.

John Lennon on US stamp, imagine that  Press Herald

NEW YORK — John Lennon's iconic moptop, round glasses and grin will now adorn a U.S. stamp. Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean Lennon, ...

John Lennon was a philatelist  Boing Boing

Like many young (and old) people, John Lennon had a stamp collecting phase. His collection is now on view at the Smithsonian's National Post Museum in ...

Paul McCartney confirms John Lennon broke up The Beatles  Global News

'There was a meeting where John came in and said, 'I'm leaving the group.' And looking back on it, he'd reached that stage in his life. We all had,' Paul ...

John Lennon 'Worried' About How He'd Be Remembered  Ultimate Classic Rock

Paul McCartney recalled a moment in which Beatles bandmate John Lennon admitted he was worried about how he'd be remembered – and admitted that, ...

Before He Was a Musician, John Lennon Was a Philatelist

Marking the arrival of a new postage stamp, the musician's boyhood collection is on view at the National Postal Museum.

John Lennon & Yoko Ono's 'Imagine' Film Returns to Theaters: Inside the Restoration Process  Billboard

The 1972 film Imagine, which John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-directed, co-wrote and co-starred in, featuring cameos by Andy Warhol, Fred Astaire, Miles Davis, ...

Reimagining John Lennon’s Imagine album  CNET

Outdoing last year's Beatles masterpiece Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band remix, John Lennon's 1971 Imagine album loads on remixes, outtakes and ...

Paul McCartney recalls John Lennon's lone compliment  Orlando Sentinel

Paul McCartney discusses his rivalry with John Lennon and shares stories behind Beatles photos in an interview Sunday on “60 Minutes.” McCartney says he ...

John Lennon's Restless Life - inside the new biography

By many peoples' standards, Ray Connelly may have landed himself the greatest job on Earth. As a newbie journalist in 1967, his first assignment was to follow ...

John Lennon honoured with postage stamp  Newshub

All you need is 50c if you want to get your hands on the newest piece of Beatles memorabilia. The US Postal *Service* honoured John Lennon on Friday at ...

John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, denied parole for 'safety of society'  USA TODAY

John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, has been denied parole for a 10th time and will remain behind bars for at least two more years.

John Lennon, 'Imagine: The Ultimate Collection': Album Review  Ultimate Classic Rock

When Imagine was released in September 1971, John Lennon finally gave Beatles fans the album they wanted. His first three solo records were recorded and ...

The 15 Most Inspirational John Lennon Quotes  Entrepreneur

John Lennon's incredible way with words wasn't confined to Beatles lyrics. The British singer/songwriter/peace activist who co-founded the most popular rock ...

Rare and intimate pictures of John Lennon following The Beatles split  Daily Mail

In the aftermath of The Beatles' break-up, and still in the first bloom of his love affair with Yoko Ono, John Lennon threw himself into a new life.

John Lennon: Imagine - The Ultimate Collection :: Music :: Reviews :: John Lennon :: Paste  Paste Magazine

The new remaster and reissue of John Lennon's second studio album Imagine comes around at an unusual time. The six-disc set (four CDs and two Blu-ray ...

New book shows a young Fab Four at Abbey Road Studios in 1963  Daily Mail

Well-known British fashion photographer Norman Parkinson snapped The Beatles at their hotel and while they recorded songs at Abbey Road Studios in ...

New John Lennon book features LI realtor  Newsday

When John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded the album “Imagine” in the Manhattan recording studio Record Plant, Long Island real estate agent Arlene Reckson ...


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