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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER unveiling ceremony in Second Life on 09 Oct 09

‘I dedicate this light tower to John Lennon. My love for you is forever.’ Yoko Ono ‘Imagine all the people living life in peace’ John Lennon ‘A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.’ Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Images from official IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Second [...]

Hear Yoko IMAGINE at Strawberry Fields

Visitors to New York’s famous Central Park can now get a guided tour of the attraction, voiced by a galaxy of stars. Yoko Ono,  Jerry Seinfeld, Matthew Broderick, Anne Hathaway, Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close and Sigourney Weaver are among the 30+ celebrities who have recorded special messages about the park’s landmarks. Tourists and locals will [...]

2009-06-30T21:11:47-05:00June 23rd, 2009|Imagine All The People|

John Lennon’s Imagine rang out on Liverpool Cathedral bells

Video - Liverpool Cathedral Bells play Lennon’s Imagine By Ian Jackson, Art in Liverpool.com, 16 May 2009 Actually being there in front of the great cathedral with a crowd of people listening intently was quite an experience. It sounded quite melancholic and moving but it maybe doesn’t translate well onto this bit of video. The [...]

2009-05-18T03:11:08-05:00May 12th, 2009|Imagine All The People, In The News|

Blue Velvet at Patisserie Clover, Japan

This is a patisserie which existed from the time John and I were in Tokyo. We use to walk to it from the hotel we stayed in. It was quite a walk, but we liked that. We were getting some exercise as well that way. It had a nice after the war elegance, spiral staircase [...]

2009-02-09T13:43:48-05:00February 9th, 2009|Yoko recommends|

Imagine: A Celebration of John Lennon at LaGuardia High School’s 25th anniversary, NYC

Dear Imagine Peace: We would like to share with your readers information about a special encore performance of Imagine: A Celebration of John Lennon on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts Concert Hall in New York City to benefit the nonprofit, National Dance Institute (NDI), and celebrate the 25th [...]

2010-01-22T23:49:23-05:00January 23rd, 2009|Imagine All The People|

The John Lennon/Yoko Ono Double Fantasy Box Set

"Our life together is so precious together, we have grown--we have grown." These were the first words we heard John Lennon intimate on his classic album, Double Fantasy, released November 17th, 1980, after a pretty long hiatus from commercial recording as a solo artist. Taken from the song "Starting Over," these lyrics were written, with love, [...]

2008-12-09T15:02:39-05:00December 9th, 2008|Music News|

Group Show LIVE: Dream Power John Lennon Super Live 2008 [Tokyo, Japan]

Message from Yoko Ono The Dream Power 2008 Concert sold out two months ago over capacity (the capacity is eight thousand). 13 thousand tickets were sold. So many kids are determined to support this cause! I like the fact that while the world is panicing over the financial crisis, these Japanese artists are doing a [...]

2008-12-06T10:43:23-05:00December 6th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions, IMAGINE PEACE: CURRENT NEWS|

Yoko listens to

air traffic al jarreau amiina amy winehouse antony & the johnsons the apples in stereo aretha franklin automatic bacon brothers barbra streisand basement jaxx the beatles ben folds ben lee billie holiday bimbo jones bjork blondie blow up bob dylan bob marley & the wailers bob weir brother brothers bruce springsteen buffalo springfield buffy sainte-marie [...]

2011-06-18T03:03:00-05:00December 3rd, 2008|Yoko listens|

The 28th Annual Lennon Tribute

For the second consecutive year proceeds will benefit World Hunger Year, the outstanding organization dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty founded by Bill Ayres and legendary folksinger Harry Chapin.  The show features a stellar line-up of accomplished singer-songwriters: Rosanne Cash, Cliff Eberhardt, Vance Gilbert, Carrie Rodriguez, The Kennedys, Erin McKeown, Karlus Trapp and a surprise guest! [...]

2008-12-04T19:11:37-05:00November 29th, 2008|In The News|

Jonas Mekas films about Yoko and John

These film excerpts are courtesy of www.jonasmekas.com, where longer versions can be downloaded, some of which are free. Click on the title of the film (under its QuickTime) to link to the relevant page. Thursday June 7th, 2007 (from 365 Films) 3 min. 14 sec. On a visit to Girona, Spain, we stumble on a surprise - [...]

2008-11-13T06:48:24-05:00November 12th, 2008|Films & Videos|

Visiting Mendips (Menlove Ave) and Forthlin Rd

The National Trust looks after two suburban houses in Merseyside, 20 Forthlin Road and Mendips. These unassuming houses are the childhood homes of two Beatles, Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon. Visiting the Beatles houses in Liverpool is an absolute must for fans of the band of any ages. The tours provide a real insight [...]

2008-11-07T20:08:08-05:00November 3rd, 2008|Beatles News|

John Lennon not abandoned by mother, says sister Julia

By Nick Coligan, Liverpool Echo JOHN Lennon’s sister has hit back at claims her brother was abandoned by their mother. Speaking on what would have been his 68th birthday, Julia Baird said she was not happy about comments made in relation to a new film about John, which said he was a “lonely teenager abandoned by [...]

2008-11-07T18:48:23-05:00October 10th, 2008|Yoko recommends|