In honor of Yoko Ono‘s 82nd birthday, the singer has collaborated with Antony and John Zorn on two new limited edition 10″ vinyl releases. The first is called Antony & Yoko and features a duet on Ono’s “I Love You Earth”, along with Antony’s solo rendition of Ono’s “I’m Going Away Smiling”. ANTONY & YOKO “I Love You Earth” “I’m Going Away […]
See Hear Yoko See Hear Yoko captures the rich complexity of Yoko Ono—woman, artist, activist, wife and mother—from her days with John Lennon through the present, with intimate portraits by the legendary rock-and-roll photographer Bob Gruen, and words by Ono herself, edited from conversations with Jody Denberg, rock radio’s “Voice of Austin, Texas.” Conceived expressly […]
Among the gems on Amazon’s All Is Bright playlist is Yoko Ono and Wayne Coyne’s cover of John Lennon’s “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” The track, originally released in 1971 by John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir, has grown into a Christmas classic over the past 43 years, entering the pantheon of “White Christmas,” “O […]
TO MY FRIENDS My dear friends. How was your year? Mine was very trying. But I came out of it smelling the sweet air! I hope you did too. I do get concerned, though, how you will be doing over the holidays. So here’s what I want you to do. Follow your heart. And repeat: […]
ONO ASCENDS TO THE TOP OF THE BILLBOARD DANCE CLUB CHART WITH HER LATEST DANCEFLOOR REINVENTION “ANGEL” (THE REMIXES) FEATURING RADIANT REWORKS BY DAVE AUDÉ, TOM STEPHAN (SUPERCHUMBO), DJ LYNNWOOD, ROSABEL, MIKE CRUZ, DANK, FAGAULT & MARINA, EMJAE, SOUL CARTEL, JAMLIMMAT & MIGUEL PICASSO, THE CARRY NATION, AND BORDERTOWN THE SINGLE MARKS THE PIONEERING CULTURAL […]
For all those that Imagine Peace, YOKO ONO INFINITE UNIVERSE AT DAWN celebrates Yoko Ono’s seminal art and activism across eight decades. ‘Seeds of ideas, like pebbles, were raining through my life. Genesis Publications has captured those seeds and presented them to you here, for your observation, selection and experimentation, to make their destination entirely […]
I am proposing the feminization of society; the use of feminine nature as a positive force to change the world. We can change ourselves with feminine intelligence and awareness, into a basically organic, noncompetitive society that is based on love, rather than reasoning. The result will be a society of balance, peace and contentment.
Yoko Ono is inspired by Folkestone after visiting the Kent town for an art exhibition by Yoko Ono, Mail Online, 22 Oct 2014 Liverpool is always very special to me because of John, and I love London, of course. But now I have added Folkestone to my list of special places. It’s very surprising to […]
Jeremy Gilley (Peace One Day), Doreen Remen & Yvonne Force Villareal (Art Production Fund), YOKO ONO, Jón Gnarr (previous Mayor of Reyjkavik), Dagur Bergþóruson Eggertsson (current Mayor of Reyjkavik), Jann S. Wenner (Rolling Stone). Yoko Ono today presented the latest four recipients of the biennial Lennon Ono Grant For Peace on what would have been […]
from The Japan Times HIROSHIMA – Artist Yoko Ono on Wednesday urged youngsters gathered at a peace event in Hiroshima to help teach the world about the experiences of the city that was devastated by a U.S. atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945. The 81-year-old widow of John Lennon told roughly 300 participants: ” ‘No […]
This is fantastic! It was too cool then, I suppose. It’s a favorite song of mine from ‘It’s Alright (I See Rainbows)’. Nobody told me about this version. Great that I was shown now! Thank you, guys, for doing such an incredible video! ‘Wake Up’ by Yoko Ono, performed by Trio Wake up, wake up […]
UNCOVER by Yoko Ono Let’s quickly assemble the knowledge we have. We ourselves must be peaceful to get peace. Once we follow that logic, and clear our minds of anger, hatred, fear and violence, we can see what we were doing wrong. We are being given the option of having a peaceful world or a […]
If you are in the UK, you can watch the full show on the BBC website here. Featuring Yo La Tengo Don’t Stop Me! Waiting For The D Train Rising Moving Mountains O Wind Don’t Worry Kyoko Mind Train We’re All Water Unun.to Glastonbury Programme Glastonbury Free Press Earlier this year I played two small […]
Message from Yoko Ono Dear Friends, In 1969, John and I were so naïve to think that doing the Bed-In would help change the world. Well, it might have. But at the time, we didn’t know. It was good that we filmed it, though. The film is powerful now. What we said then could have […]
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Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band will play The Park Stage at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday 29 June 2014. YOKO ONO’S WISH TREE FOR GLASTONBURY 2014 If you are going to Glastonbury Festival this year, please visit The Ancient Oak in The Green Kids Field, where you can add your wishes to Yoko Ono’s WISH TREE. […]
ON THE DAY OF THE BIRTH OF NUTOPIA – 1 April 2014 Nutopia is a country that exists in all of us. John and I created this imaginary world. We called a press conference and produced a white handkerchief from our pockets and said “This is a flag to Surrender to Peace.” Not Fight for […]
Yoko Ono just played three incredible sold-out shows in London, all at Cafe OTO in Dalston. On the weekend of March 22nd & 23rd, Ono delivered scorching improvised sets with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth, to the obvious delight of the audience, many of whom couldn’t believe they had got a ticket […]
Behind every great artist is a great curator. But what do they actually do? Serpentine superstar Hans Ulrich Obrist reveals the delights and dangers of his craft – while Yoko Ono, David Shrigley and more pick their all-time favourite show Interviews by Stuart Jeffries and Nancy Groves, The Guardian, Sunday 23 March 2014 ‘One […]
Yoko: “Let’s go back to the future, you know. That’s why we’re here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world, because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They’re going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We’re not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we’re with them.”
Listen to John & Yoko on honeymoon spreading their peace message in Amsterdam.