♬ Listen to Yoko Ono on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs (from the BBC Radio Archives)

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. [...]

2011-05-09T02:51:57-05:00April 24th, 2011|Interviews & Articles, Yoko listens|

Clash Music: Ask Courtney Love…

Courtney Love: "I’d just had Frances and Kurt came into the hospital with a Yoko Ono boxset and I threw it at his head. I was so offended by it, because of what it meant. He thought that was cool, I did not at the time. He loved Yoko Ono and he loved her work. Then I got round to listening to it and I thought she was quite brilliant. Bizarre but brilliant. She sticks with her own thing. Why was I offended? Because she got so much shit - I wrote in the song: “You don’t fuck with the fabulous four, or you spend the rest of your life picking things up off the floor”".

2010-02-25T09:57:26-05:00February 25th, 2010|Interviews & Articles|

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon & Basement Jaxx on BBC TV 20 & 23 Oct: LATER.. with Jools Holland

LATER... with Jools Holland Series 35, Episode 6 BBC TV - BBC2 Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Basement Jaxx, The Dead Weather, Bassekou Jouyate & Ngoni Ba. Jools Holland brings together hot, legendary and relatively unknown artists in performance, along with some light-hearted, informal chat Jools's guests this time are South London's Basement Jaxx with tunes [...]

2012-03-02T10:21:45-05:00October 18th, 2009|Radio & TV|

Japan keeps Lennon’s memory alive

Japan keeps Lennon's memory alive By Duncan Bartlett, BBC News, Tokyo John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is marking the 28th anniversary of the musician's death by playing a special memorial concert in Tokyo. Japan is one country where John Lennon's memory is kept very much alive. Beatlemania has never really died. Every night in Tokyo, bands [...]

2008-12-08T11:41:23-05:00December 8th, 2008|Interviews & Articles, Radio & TV|
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