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The Two Johns

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.12.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

In our turbulent and uncertain times today, we still have the music of John Lennon and Joe Strummer. It is as if they predicted the future, but are also along with us to see what happens next.

Yoko Ono Returns For First Public UK Show In A Decade

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Yoko Ono, the widow of Beatles' songwriter John Lennon is preparing for her first show in a UK public institution in over a decade. The exhibition, fe...

My Visit With John Lennon at the Dakota, 1978

C.P. Roth | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment
C.P. Roth

In Christmas 1978, I'd been working at Manny's Music Store for a little over a year. A few days after New Year's, Manny's owner announced, "Charly, I need you to go to John Lennon's home!"

Lindi Ortega Video Exclusive, Plus Chatting With Yo-Yo Ma and Mason Jennings

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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John Lennon's To-Do List Up For Auction

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

Another day, another trivial Beatles artifact up for auction. We've had the tooth, the drummer letter and the cardboard sign. Now we add arguably the ...

George Harrison (Feb. 25, 1943--Nov. 29, 2001): A Life Remembered in Words and Songs

John W. Whitehead | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home
John W. Whitehead

Harrison left behind an amazing legacy, one that not only spanned a legendary musical career that began with the Beatles and continued throughout his solo career, but also went beyond the cultural to the spiritual.

Beatles Genesis: Backbeat Rocks London's West End (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

How does one credibly portray the greatest rock 'n' roll band of all time without benefit of their recorded music?

Paul McCartney's Letter To Drummer Sells For A Hefty Sum

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Over 50 years later, Beatlemania is still in strong effect: A letter written by the former Beatles bassist offering an unknown drummer an audition jus...

"We Are Young" and Odd Souls: Chatting With Mutemath's Darren King and fun.'s Andrew Dost

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The most fun things would be international travel, getting to hang out with your best buds, playing a live show, and making music videos. Not fun things are setting up and tearing down, file management while recording, picking out a name for your band."

Occupy Philadelphia: The Birth of "Peopleism"

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Having attended Occupy Philadelphia for a second visit Tuesday, October 18, this time with my friend, Carolyn, I was honored to hear two gifted orator...

John Lennon's Tooth Is Up For Auction

Posted 12.18.2011 | Home

Would you pay $16,000 for someone's old tooth? What if it happened to belong to John Lennon? The late musician's tooth will go up for auction next ...

Happy Birthday, John Lennon! What Were His Greatest Songs?

Posted 12.09.2011 | Entertainment

The tragedy is that John Lennon graced the earth for but forty years. But a perfect storm of brilliance, social consciousness, personal pain and popul...

Happy Birthday, John Lennon

Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

John Lennon would have been 71 if he were alive today. He requires no introduction, but it does bear mentioning that his repertoire is even more exten...

Autumn Is Dead! Long Live Summer! (With These Events)

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

If you were just getting ready to enjoy that crisp autumn weather, too bad. It's gone already. Summer is back this weekend, as temperatures are expect...

The Beatles Would Have Reunited, Paul McCartney Says

Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment

The Beatles broke up in 1969 an exhausted, fractured and embittered group of former friends, rivalries and resentments having torn apart the most bril...

Flaming Lips Records 6-Hour Song To Benefit Animals, Music Program

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | Impact

By Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City-based alternative rock band Flaming Lips has recorded a six-hour song to raise money for the C...

PHOTOS: Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono Finally Friends?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Entertainment

Having traded barbs in the press for the past 40 years, alternating moments of anger and accusation with reconciliation and kind words, it's hard to k...

Documents Reveal The Beatles Stood Up To Segregation

Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn tells Examiner's Beatle's page that the clause against playing for a segregated audience was not a one-time th...

Songs From The South and How To Make Gravy: Conversations With Paul Kelly Plus Lisa Hannigan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Paul Kelly is a well known and highly respected songwriter all over the world, but not necessarily in the United States. Here he shares his thoughts about his music having been somewhat elusive to American audiences.

The Question for John Lennon's 71st Birthday: Did Yoko Ono Really Break Up the Beatles?

Mario Almonte | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home
Mario Almonte

Approaching what would have been John Lennon's 71st birthday, it is finally time to look back through more sober eyes, and to finally acknowledge that Yoko Ono did not destroy the Beatles.

VOTE: Scorsese Chose George; Who's Your Favorite Beatle?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

On October 5 and 6, HBO will air George Harrison: Living In The Material Wold, Martin Scorsese's latest documentary. Scorcese said of Harrison's m...

FringeFest NYC #1: Woody Guthrie, Soldiers, Sexy Students and Lennon

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

FringeFest NYC is our response to the Edinburgh Fringe Fest. This year it features almost 200 plays, musicals and dance pieces scattered throughout NYC over 16 days.

The Fab Four Reunite As Stick Figures Who Need Cash

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

Paul and Ringo are the latest musicians to throw in with Why Music Matters, the year-old campaign intended to shame you from BitTorrenting. In WMM’s...

A Better Class Of Riot

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

After last week's riots, Russell Brand writing in the Guardian owned up to having once been involved in such things. And a while back in the Daily Mail, right-wing columnist Peter Hitchens also owned up. Neither attempted to excuse their behaviour, but there was a slight suggestion that perhaps, in their day, compared with what we saw in Britain last week, there was a better class of riot.

Money Is a Concept: Pain, Hip-Hop, and Economic Soul-Sickness

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

These are disastrous times for millions of people, and our zero-sum money system can only enrich the few by bringing pain to the many. Can we build an economic policy out of our shared crisis and find a common purpose in its solution?