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Lock Of John Lennon's Hair Saved By Hairdresser Sells For Thousands

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Entertainment

A lock of John Lennon's hair has sold for a record $35,000. Heritage Auctions in Dallas sold the 4-inch tuft to U.K.-based memorabilia buyer Paul Fras...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Yoko Ono Discusses New Album, Bowie, and the Message of "Love & Understanding"

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Photo/Scott Rudd (containing image by Karl Lagerfeld) How do you even try to come up with a worthy opening sentence about Yoko Ono? Well, you don't. ...

Glitter Goddess: Queen of the Sunset Strip

Kelly Hughes | Posted 02.08.2017 | Entertainment
Kelly Hughes

Decades before The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the current crop of Reality TV stars, an enterprising California girl could earn her fifteen m...

Upgraded Beatles Lyrics 2.0

Paul Lander | Posted 02.07.2017 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Upgraded Beatles lyrics 2.0 bring you such titles as "All You Need Is Like, Like Is All You Need".

David Bowie: Odd Soundtracker of Our Lives Bids Farewell

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 01.12.2017 | Entertainment
Yavuz Baydar

Was he a revolutionary? In many ways, he was different from his immensely influential contemporaries, such as John Lennon and Roger Waters, both of whom he admired but did not follow as explicitly when they identified themselves with political rebellion.

Playing the Government's Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose

John W. Whitehead | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

"When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system's game. The establishment will irritate you - pull your beard, flick you...

Christina Aguilera Slays Your Faves With Cover Of John Lennon's 'Mother'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.06.2016 | Entertainment

Christina Aguilera came out for the gays Tuesday night. At a celebration for Linda Perry's song "Hands of Love," from the movie "Freeheld," Xtina bro...

So This Is Christmas, and Here's What The Beatles Have Done

David Hinckley | Posted 12.23.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

As of 12:01 a.m. Christmas Eve, the 224 songs recorded by the Fab Four in the 1960s will be finally be available on nine major music streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Prime Music, Tidal, Deezer, Microsoft Groove, Napster/Rhapsody and Slacker Radio.

Hear John Lennon Sing 'Do You Want To Hold A Penis'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.11.2015 | Weird News

Ahem, this wasn't the verse we remembered. Listen below to John Lennon sing "Do you want to hold a penis?" during a Beatles recording session for "Rub...

Michael McArthur Covers John Lennon's "Imagine" As a Contribution For Peace

Morena Duwe | Posted 12.10.2016 | Impact
Morena Duwe

Though the world is wreathed in strife, artists, writers, poets and musicians are finding ways to extend the light for those who only see darkness.

Processing Speed: Our Reaction to Violence

Mary Rowen | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Mary Rowen

What American adult will ever forget the Newtown massacre? As that horrific story hit the media on December 14, 2012, I recall being overwhelmed by sh...

The Time I Met John Lennon

Stu Kreisman | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Stu Kreisman

John Lennon was always one of my heroes. I'm damn lucky to have met him. It's a moment I'll never forget. And on a day when everyone is talking about his death, I just figured today was the right time to tell this story to you.

On the 35th Anniversary of John Lennon's Passing, His Call to Give Peace a Chance Is Needed More Than Ever

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

Lennon's best known song and one that has an equally strong message calling for peace is "Imagine." I have chosen to offer my personal interpretation Lennon's message for peace that resides in its lyrics.

Come Together

Battersby Duo | Posted 12.06.2016 | Arts
Battersby Duo

I was lying in a hospital bed. I'd had a massive stroke 3 days earlier. I was unable to speak and the left side of my body was pretty well paralyzed. ...

Imagine: 12 Great Books About John Lennon

Dennis Miller | Posted 12.01.2016 | Books
Dennis Miller

Because his early life and half of his artistic career was so interwoven with the Beatles, I've included several biographies of the Beatles as well, which show the evolution of the group and the interactions of the members, especially the genius writing team of Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Rock n Roll Watergate

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 11.23.2016 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

After feverishly reading Robert Rosen's updated 15th anniversary eBook edition of Nowhere Man: The Final Days of John Lennon, you feel like you are in...

Prima Donna Revisited: Chats With Rufus Wainwright, Marty Balin and Band of Merrymakers, Plus Dre Towey and Pre-Christmas Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There are incredible opera houses and singers and orchestras that are really sweating it right now. I don't know if I'm going to save them necessarily myself but I do feel indebted to what that music has given me and I want to give back to that world."

75 Facts About Dr. John for his 75th Birthday

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 11.20.2016 | Arts
Karen Dalton-Beninato

#7 Had a finger shot off protecting a bandmate whose mother told him she would "chop his cojones off if anything happened to her son." #8 So he switched from playing guitar to playing piano.

For Love and for the Love of Lennon in New York City: 35th Annual Tribute Concert Preview

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.17.2016 | New York
Tom Semioli

"John was a great artist, yes. But he was more than that. He was a revolutionary, an activist who spoke truth to power and stood for something beyond ...

Religion Is The Problem

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 11.17.2016 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

The Paris attacks reignited an argument we have been having for a long time. Religion, particularly when twinned with nationalism, is to blame for division, terrorism, violence and war. Not just Islam. Religion. And I agree. True faith consists of one thing and one thing only: love.

No, Hate, You Cannot Have Paris

Flynn Coleman | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Flynn Coleman

I have lived some of the greatest days of my life in Paris. I have loved there, had some of the most profound love story moments of my life there. That is Paris, for me, and for many others. So hate, you cannot have Paris.

Santa Monica Auctions Offers Rare Works at Exceptional Prices, Sunday November 15, 2015!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

"Auctions are the most democratic way for people to buy art," said Robert Berman, owner of SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS, who is gearing up for his next aucti...

Within You Without You: George Harrison and a Popular Dialogue among Civilizations

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Hirad Abtahi

Mid-late 1960s: West goes East. While it was John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Canada that initiated Rock n' Roll Diplomacy, George Harrison was the first to apply that concept to music.

Why the Beatles?

Andre Averbug | Posted 10.29.2016 | Entertainment
Andre Averbug

Most discussions about art eventually hit the wall of the argument that "taste is subjective". Nevertheless, in terms of pop music, there is near consensus that the Beatles were the greatest, most important band of all time. This post is dedicated to the minority that is still not convinced.

We All Shine On

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun." -- John Lennon Last night after watching the nine-o'clock news (not recommended)...