To Elbow: Dear Guy, Craig, Mark, Pete and Richard, Yes. New York has been kind to me as your song says. Thank you. For John, he always wanted to come and live in this city, ever since he saw Bob Dylan on the famous album cover (The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan). And I played the catalyst to […]
“I’m so thrilled that NME have voted John Lennon as the Ultimate Icon of NME’s Lifetime. A great surprise to wake up to this morning! Thankyou, NME and thankyou to all of you who voted for John. I’m sure he’s thrilled, too – up there! Big kiss, yoko”
Having celebrated its tenth anniversary last year, this year’s edition of the Dream Power John Lennon Super Live will mark a new beginning, taking place once again on the anniversary of his passing, Thursday, December 8, at the Nippon Budokan. The concert was initiated at Yoko Ono’s behest to donate schools to children throughout the […]
Many lives will be saved by Mayor Bloomberg’s sensible proposal to improve background checks for the purchase of guns.
I fully support Mayor Bloomberg’s wise proposal. Thank you, Mayor.
We New Yorkers are all very proud of you for your wisdom and courage.
With deep respect and love,
Yoko Ono Lennon
24 January 2011
“I had a fantastic time last night with Brian & Roger from Queen! Thanks, Brian Rasic, for the photo! love, yoko”
BMI Icon Honorees Brian May and Roger Taylor of Queen pose with Yoko Ono, wife of the late John Lennon who was honored with MillionAir Awards for “Woman” by John Lennon (4 million US radio airplays) and 5 other Beatles songs at the 2011 BMI London Awards held October 4 at the Dorchester Hotel in London. (Photo by Brian Rasic)
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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 […]
Upload your father’s photo to the MY DADDY IS BEAUTIFUL groups on Facebook or Flickr.
Write his name, a note about him, to him and to yourself.
If it gets to be a love letter, a poem or a very long message or as long as a novel (!), that’s fine. Make sure to squeeze him with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of i ii iii. love,
Yoko Ono Lennon
for Fathers Day: Sunday 19th June 2011
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday 10 June 2007 Listen now on BBC iPlayer (45 minutes) Download to keep Kirsty Young’s castaway this week is Yoko Ono. She was already an avant-garde artist in her own right when, in 1968, she started dating one of the most famous men in the world, John Lennon. […]
MAR.16.2011 SWEET RELIEF TO RAISE MONEY FOR JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO LENNON’S SAXOPHONIST STANLEY BRONSTEIN Sweet Relief is asking for your help in providing assistance to Stanley Bronstein who has been battling lung and brain cancer. Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund was contacted by the loving family of Stanley Bronstein in an effort to […]
IMAGINE PEACE 2012 Yoko Ono Lennon 18 February 2011 Dear Friends, Today, February 18th, 2011, I am 78. I know you are asking many questions on Twitter and elsewhere about what I am really like. It’s something I would love to know, too! One day it will suddenly dawn on us …maybe. The world situation […]
GRAMMY: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project. Song: Imagine, featuring Pink, Seal, India Arie. Congratulations to Herbie Hancock – awarded a GRAMMY for ’Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals’ for his version of the John Lennon song “Imagine”, featuring vocals from India Arie, Pink, Seal and guitar work from Jeff Beck. He collected […]
Yoko Ono Visited The GRAMMY Museum – 9 Oct 2010 Two-time GRAMMY winner discussed her art and the life and legacy of her late husband John Lennon In celebration of the 70th anniversary of John Lennon’s birth on Oct. 9, 1940, two-time GRAMMY winner Yoko Ono visited the GRAMMY Museum on Oct. 3 for an […]
It’s hard to imagine, but 9 October 2010 would have been the 70th birthday of one of Britain’s most iconic musicians, John Lennon, and 8 December 2010 marks the 30th anniversary of his death. In this programme, journalist and broadcaster Nina Myskow meets Yoko Ono, whom she has interviewed on several previous occasions, for an […]
Yoko Ono loves the Beatles, but in choosing her late husband’s best songs, she focused on the records Lennon made after the band’s breakup. “He felt more free,” says Ono. “He was getting down to what he was feeling. He was really speaking the truth.” “Oh My Love” 1971 In most love songs, you’re making […]
THE QUARRYMEN: LESLIE KEARNEY 1957 © 2010 THE QUARRYMEN SCREENINGS FROM THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA COLLECTION A Tribute to John Lennon Friday, October 8, 2010 to Friday, December 31, 2010, The Paley Center for Media, 25 West 52 Street, New York, NY 10019 Screening Fridays at 3:00 pm and Saturdays at 1:00 pm FREE for […]
The musician and songwriter John Lennon (1940-80) was commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque today, Saturday 23 October, in celebration of his life and contribution to music. The plaque was unveiled at 11am at 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone, by Yoko Ono. The basement and ground-floor flat at 34 Montagu Square was the first home […]