To the Japanese fishermen of Taiji from Yoko Ono Lennon, 20 January 2014.

Mon 20 Jan 2014 - Imagine All The People

TO THE JAPANESE FISHERMAN OF TAIJI FROM YOKO ONO LENNON, 20 JANUARY 2014. Dear Japanese Fishermen of Taiji, I understand how you must feel about the one-sided-ness of the West to be angry at your traditional capture and slaughter of Dolphins. But that tradition was made only when the world, and Japanese Fishermen did not […]

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#IMAGINENOHUNGER Wish Trees at Hard Rock Café, Dallas, Texas

Fri 03 Jan 2014 - Wish Trees

Happy New Year! At Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas, Texas, we had a beautiful wish tree set up in our Retail area. As part of “Imagine No Hunger”, our annual campaign for WHY Hunger, we encouraged guests to fill out their wishes when they purchased a t-shirt, pin or bracelet for the organization. We had […]

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YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo (MoCA Tokyo, Japan)

Sun 01 Dec 2013 - Imagine All The People, Wish Trees

YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo (MoCA Tokyo, Japan) December 8, 2013 Wish Tree for Tokyo, first on view in YES Yoko Ono spring 2004 at MOT, has been planted in the museum’s sculpture garden. The work has been donated by the artist to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo for its permanent collection. Each […]

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Yoko Ono: War Is Over! (If You Want It) (MCA, Sydney, Australia)

Fri 15 Nov 2013 - Events & Exhibitions

Explore five decades of art works across a range of media by legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono. The title comes from a text work by Ono and her husband John Lennon that first appeared in 1969 across public billboards in twelve cities worldwide, including New York and London. This survey of works by […]

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John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes – interactive App to benefit Why Hunger

Thu 14 Nov 2013 - Imagine No Hunger

The groundbreaking interactive album app, JOHN LENNON: THE BERMUDA TAPES, is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in the Apple App Store! John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes tells the story of John Lennon’s life changing journey sailing through a mid-Atlantic storm to Bermuda in June 1980, the profound creative discovery during his time on […]

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Yoko Ono Lennon, WhyHunger & HardRock: IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER 2013

IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER – 6TH ANNUAL CAMPAIGN Yoko Ono Lennon is teaming up with WhyHunger, Hard Rock International and thousands of supporters around the world for “Imagine There’s No Hunger,” a global campaign to fight childhood hunger and poverty through the support of sustainable agriculture education and nutritional feeding programs. HELPING COMMUNITIES in 22 […]

Lou Reed

Thu 31 Oct 2013 - Written work

The last time I saw Lou was when we did a show together in New York to raise money for the victims of the Fukushima disaster. Lou’s song was full of anger. I couldn’t help asking why. Lou just smiled a warm smile. I will never forget that smile. Lou will always be in our […]

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The Times: Yoko Ono interviewed by Nina Myskow

Tue 22 Oct 2013 - Interviews & Articles

by Nina Myskow, The Times. “I know you’re not supposed to show your legs at my age,” she says with a giggle. Then she shrugs and adds without a trace of self-pity: “I don’t know how long I’ve got, so I’m just going for it. I thought I better just do what I want to […]

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On 9th October 2013, Yoko Ono relit IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in memory of John Lennon. CHESHIRE CAT CRY I’m rolling in your dreams Listening to your screams Cheshire Cat Cry The River is dry We the expendable people of the United States Digging our own ditches While the Dead in the trenches Are covered with […]

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Yoko Ono made an Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík, Iceland

Wed 09 Oct 2013 - Awards

Jón Gnarr, mayor of Reykjavík, nominated the artist YOKO ONO as Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík at a special ceremony at Höfdi House today. The City Council Executive Committee of Reykjavík agreed unanimously last week to make ONO an honorary citizen of Reykjavík, capital of Iceland. With this honorary title Reykjavík wants to thank Yoko for […]


Dream Power John Lennon Super Live 2013 concert – 7 Dec 2013 at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

Sat 28 Sep 2013 - Events & Exhibitions

The 2013 edition of the Dream Power John Lennon Super Live Concert will be shown on TV. The event, held at the Nippon Budokan on December 7, will be broadcast on the CS “Fuji TV Next Live Premium” channel. The channel can be seen on SKY PerfecTV!, cable, and Hikari TV. The details of the […]

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ONO – Walking On Thin Ice (2013 Remix) #1 in Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart on 3 Oct 2013

Fri 27 Sep 2013 - Discography



Magnet: Everything Was Beautiful – interview with Yoko Ono by Thurston Moore

Fri 27 Sep 2013 - Interviews & Articles

EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL In a MAGNET exclusive, Yoko Ono talks family, art history and the revived Plastic Ono Band’s Take Me To The Land Of Hell with Thurston Moore. Portraits by Gene Smirnov We Americans aren’t very comfortable with avantgarde artists. Neither are most other cultures, taken all around, but there’s something distinctively American in […]


Yoko Ono to receive the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award in Berlin

Thu 26 Sep 2013 - Awards

Yoko Ono will receive the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award for her strong commitment to world peace and gender equality over her entire career. The prize will be awarded on October 17th in Berlin, Gemany. The award recalls the german manager and patron Theodor Wanner (1875-1955), on whose initiative the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations […]


WNYC Soundcheck Interview: Yoko Ono At 80: Dancing Through Life

Wed 25 Sep 2013 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono almost needs no introduction. The 80-year-old artist, activist and musician recently told a reporter for The Australian that “art is breathing” — and she has been breathing, and making art for more than half a century. Among her recent projects is a new album with the Plastic Ono Band called Take Me To […]


The Talkhouse: David Harrington & Yoko Ono

Mon 23 Sep 2013 - Music News

David Harrington There was a recent article in the paper about how ancient redwoods and sequoias are growing faster now than at any other time in their long lives. When I read this I had just begun my first listenings to Yoko Ono’s Take Me to the Land of Hell. That’s when I began to […]


Yoko Ono – Cheshire Cat Cry – for Peace Day

For #PEACEDAY, here is my new song CHESHIRE CAT CRY. I revised the lyrics for the version performed on September 15th at my Bowery Ballroom Concert. I love you! yoko CHESHIRE CAT CRY I’m rolling in your dreams Listening to your screams Cheshire Cat Cry The River is dry We the expendable people of the […]


Bicycle Piece For Orchestra – Homage to Yoko Ono from Norbert Krause

Sat 21 Sep 2013 - Events & Exhibitions

Dear Yoko, As I promised, this is my ‘Homage to Yoko Ono: Bicycle Piece for Orchestra’, performed by the Niederrheinische Sinfonieorchester Mönchengladbach. (trailer of a 7 minutes film, which is going to be seen in full length for the first time tomorrow at my studio) Do you like it? Love, Norbert Krause Dear Norbert, It’s […]

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – Take Me To The Land Of Hell

Tue 17 Sep 2013 - Discography

TAKE ME TO THE LAND OF HELL is the new album by YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND out Sept 17th on CD, vinyl & digital download. TAKE ME TO THE LAND OF HELL features the talents of YOKO ONO, Sean Lennon, Yuka C Honda, Keigo “Cornelius” Oyamada, Hirotaka “Shimmy” Shimizu, Yuko Araki, Nels Cline, tUnE-yArDs, […]


IMAGINE – 9/11/2013

Wed 11 Sep 2013 - Imagine All The People

IMAGINE Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today… Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace… You may say […]

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