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IMAGINE: The Peace Ballad of John and Yoko [Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada]

A “conscientious objector” during a period of societal and political crisis throughout the world, John Lennon, along with his muse and alter ego Yoko Ono, sang a message of hope and tolerance that sought the transformation of violence into peace, and hate and racism into love. Today, the work they carried out together has not [...]

2009-09-05T16:11:51-05:00April 10th, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|

$4m+ of INSTANT KARMA to Darfur

Gift of Lennon's Songbook Supports Amnesty International’s Global Campaign on Darfur February 18, 2009 Yoko Ono's generous gift to Amnesty International -- the right to have leading international musical artists record new versions of John Lennon's solo compositions – provided a significant boost toward the organization's campaign to end the violence in Darfur, achieve security for [...]

ONO: GIVE PEACE A CHANCE The International Remixes – OUT NOW on iTunes & Beatport

ONO: GIVE PEACE A CHANCE The International Remixes OUT NOW! The final installment of ONO’s series of three digital-only, environmentally-friendly “green” remix singles on Mindtrain/Twisted Records. Available February 18th 2009 (Yoko’s birthday!) from iTunes & Beatport. The potent set includes electrifying reworks of the landmark world peace anthem which has been re-recorded by the tireless humanitarian as an [...]

2009-02-17T00:41:06-05:00February 16th, 2009|Discography, Music News|

Blueprint For A Reprise

Blueprint For A Reprise by LYDIA FONG An Interview with Yoko Ono *** Many of us remember the scene: Yoko Ono, in a white sleeping gown, unmistakable long black hair framing her face, sitting in bed next to John Lennon in a hotel room packed with reporters, celebrities and activists. Tape recorder on and guitar in [...]

2008-11-05T07:43:58-05:00November 5th, 2008|Interviews & Articles|

Imagine There’s No Hunger

More than just the words on the walls, Hard Rock International has remained true to its motto -- "LOVE ALL, SERVE ALL" -- since the company's founding in 1971 by continuing its pledge to serving others. Hard Rock is proud to announce the launch of its 2008 global "Imagine There's No Hunger" campaign to benefit WHY [...]

2008-10-31T21:48:02-05:00October 31st, 2008|Imagine All The People|

YOKO ONO INTERVIEW: GAY.COM

She may be 75, but she hit number one on the Billboard club chart with her "Give Peace a Chance (the Remixes)" this month. The song's release marked the 39th anniversary of the song's original recording -- during her and Lennon's legendary week-long Bed-In for Peace at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel -- giving new life [...]

2008-11-07T19:04:24-05:00August 29th, 2008|Interviews & Articles|

THE MUSIC SLUT: 8 QUESTIONS WITH YOKO ONO

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 [...]

2008-10-24T18:27:10-05:00August 28th, 2008|Interviews & Articles, Music News|

PREFIX INTERVIEW WITH YOKO ONO

Yoko Ono has spent nearly 50 years on the front lines as a challenging, provocative artist, from her early-'60s work as a visual artist on the New York avant-garde scene to her legendary work with third husband John Lennon up through 21st century collaborations with everyone from Cat Power to DJ Spooky. Now, for the [...]

2008-10-24T14:39:12-05:00July 10th, 2008|Interviews & Articles, Music News|
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