Yoko Ono is one of the most polarizing figures in rock ‘n’ roll history. The people that love her LOVE her and the people who don’t love her never will. Aside from being married to John Lennon, she also created the blueprint for avant-punk and electronic music, and remixes of her songs have been regularly charting in the top ten of Billboard’s dance music chart for the last decade. Ono has an amazing new CD, Between My Head and the Sky, that continues her artistic progression and has to be the greatest rock record ever recorded by a 76-year-old.
Yoko Ono began 2010 by participating in “Art Adds,” a project that exhibits her artwork on New York City taxicabs. Replacing advertisements that traditionally decorate the rooftops of taxis, Ono’s peace-promoting works (along with pieces by Alex Katz and Shirin Neshat) move throughout the city as a kind of public art. In Carol Vogel’s New York Times article about the project, Ono likens the experience to a dance, saying, “The message is always in motion.”
by Hays Davis, Richmond.com There’s a fact about Yoko Ono that has been obscured over the past few decades due largely to her life and work with her late husband. Early in her career, Ono became an acclaimed and influential artist in her own right through her development of fascinating conceptual and performance pieces. Having [...]
Over the past few years you’ve collaborated with many groundbreaking artists including (but not limited to) Antony, Peaches, Spiritualized, Le Tigre & Cat Power. Whom did you have the best time working with and why? Also, is Peaches as twisted as we’re led to believe? They are all great people. I didn’t know much about indie music [...]
Release Date: February 06, 2007 Label: Astralwerks Length: 63:03 What the contributing artists say about Yes, I’m A Witch “To be able to play with a track as uncompromising and confrontational as John and Yoko’s ‘Cambridge 1969′ is, for any curious artist, a rare treat. We took Yoko’s primal screams and John’s moaning feedback and [...]
Since the early 1960s, initially as an important if orbital member of the Fluxus movement, Yoko Ono has been making subtle and challenging works of art across a range of media. After meeting John Lennon in 1966 she was placed in a position of global celebrity that no member of the avant-garde had ever experienced [...]
Release Date: May 02, 1994 Label:Capitol Length:77:16 Synopsis New York Rock is an off-Broadway musical by Yoko Ono. It is a musical account of Yoko Ono’s life, including her time with John Lennon. The musical contains many songs from Ono’s albums throughout the years, as well as several new tracks, some of which were reworked for [...]
Yoko Ono: A Story Release Date: 1974 Label: Rykodisc Length: 43:40 A STORY (album)-Yoko Ono 1. A Story 2. Loneliness 3. Will You Touch Me 4. Dogtown 5. Tomorrow May Never Come 6. Yes, I’m A Witch 7. She Gets Down On Her Knees 8. It Happened 9. Winter Friend 10. Heartburn Stew 11. Hard Times Are Over [...]