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Friday, August 31, 2018
2018 Liverpool International BeatleWeek was a fantastic seven days

Highlights of the 2018 Liverpool International BeatleWeek included something for everyone, from Beatles' VIP Guest Speakers Patti Boyd, the 75th Birthday celebration of George Harrison, a London Westend Musical Choir, the Analogues band making history by playing the complete White Band, to a "Scousechella" and much more.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Previously unreleased version of Jealous Guy now on internet

On October 5, Geffen/UMe will release a six-disc boxed set, Imagine - The Ultimate Collection, remixed and remastered 140 tracks fully authorized by Yoko Ono. Now on the internet is a portion of "Jealous Guy (Elements Mix)" from the box set, a piano, bass, and drums mix featuring Nicky Hopkins' haunting piano track.

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Monday, August 27, 2018
Yoko Ono and Ringo Starr Come Together on John Lennon Bus

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is returning to New York City to launch the fifth annual Come Together NYC residency on Sept. 13. The event will kick off with a "Bed-In" featuring Ringo Starr, Jeff Bridges, iconic rock photographer Henry Diltz, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker of the NYC Council Corey Johnson.

Source: ET, Canada
Friday, August 24, 2018
Liverpool film maker and author to be featured at Beatles at the Ridge

2018 Beatles at the Ridge Featured Artist Dave Bedford is perhaps best known for his incredible books on The Beatles. In fact, he will be releasing his latest volume, "Finding the Fourth Beatle," at a free-to-the-public Book Launch Party at Beatles at the Ridge. Also, his film "Looking for Lennon" will be shown at the festival.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
John and Yoko's restored Imagine film coming to theaters

Imagine, the ground-breaking 1972 music film from John Lennon and Yoko Ono is coming to movie theaters in September. The film, restored and remastered frame-by-frame, will also include 15 minutes of previously unreleased bonus material, remixed and restored footage, with an immersive Dolby Atmos soundtrack mix.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, August 13, 2018
Beatles' Indian hideaway comes together, 50 years on

Fifty years after the Beatles went to India, the bungalows where they lived, the post office where John Lennon sent Yoko Ono postcards and the giggling guru's house fell into disuse in the early 2000s and are all ruins. But thanks to the efforts of a group of locals, the site has been reclaimed from the jungle and tourists can now visit.

Source: The Statesman
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Yoko releases another track from her upcoming album

Yoko Ono has premiered another song from her forthcoming album, Warzone, which finds her revisiting songs from throughout her career with stripped-down arrangements that emphasize each song's message. One such song is "Now or Never," a poignant call-to-action that Ono originally released in 1971.

Related Articles  Source: Rock Cellar Magazine
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Yoko shares track from her new album

Yoko Ono recently announced a new album, Warzone, that will find her revisiting some songs from her prior works and, interestingly, covering "Imagine." Ono has now released a second song from the LP, a re-working of a song from her 1985 album Starpeace, her fresh (and poignant) take on "Hell in Paradise" can be streamed now.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Yoko Ono to release new album with cover of Imagine

At age 85, Yoko Ono will release a brand new album, Warzone, on Oct. 19, including a cover of John Lennon's Imagine. The album will be available on Chimera Music, the label run by her son, Sean Lennon. According to the album's website, "Yoko revisits and reimagines 13 songs from her past work, spanning 1970-2009."

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Monday, July 23, 2018
Today in 1968: The Beatles record Everybody's Got Something To Hide

Fifty years ago today, The Beatles sat in Abbey Road studios in London, hard at work on what would come to be known as the White Album. The song they recorded on this day turned out to be Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey. John Lennon reportedly claimed that it was about Yoko Ono.

Source: Lemon Wire
Friday, July 20, 2018
New book explores making of John Lennon's Imagine album

The creation of John Lennon's 1971 album Imagine will be the subject of a new book. Compiled by Yoko Ono, Imagine John Yoko will be released on Oct. 9, what would have been Lennon's 78th birthday. Ono said, "A lot has been written about the creation of the song, the album and the film of Imagine, mainly by people who weren't there."

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
John Lennon car sells at auction

A 1956 Austin Princess formerly owned by John Lennon has sold at auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $159,500. The sale included the car's original, registration signed by John Lennon. Purchased by Lennon in 1971, the car was seen extensively in his 1972 made-for-TV documentary "Imagine" with Yoko Ono.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
John Lennon birthday celebration in Hollywood starts at new, later time

Music, poetry, birthday cake and the decorating of John Lennon's Hollywood Walk of Fame star will all be taking place as Lennon and Beatles fans of all ages are invited to come together on Sunday, October 9 starting 6:00pm, until 8pm, to remember and honor the late legendary singer, songwriter and peace advocate on his 76th birthday.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, September 2, 2016
Andy Peebles discloses his last dinner with John Lennon after BBC interview

Former BBC radio host Andy Peebles recently shared new unpublished information from his time spent with John Lennon over dinner on December 6th, 1980, with Beatles fans at last Sunday's Liverpool International BeatleWeek. Andy revealed some new information about the story leading up to the historic interview.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, March 14, 2016
Louisiana lithographer to exhibit at Beatles Symposium

Enoch Doyle Jeter hosts the longest-running John Lennon Birthday Party in America, twice recognized by Yoko Ono, and three years ago, he illustrated a chapter in book 3 of The John Lennon Series, She Loves You. Jeter will display his creations and talk with visitors at the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi's Beatles Symposium, April 1-2.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Beatles DJ celebrates Yoko Ono's birthday with special contest

Veteran Beatles DJ Ken Michaels is celebrating Yoko Ono's recent 82nd birthday and her extraordinary life and career by giving away on his website, a combo package of two new releases, the photo book "See Hear Yoko" by famous photographer Bob Gruen and Jody Denberg, and the new tribute CD compilation "Cut Pieces."

Source: Beatles News
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Photo exhibition uncovers John Lennon's lost weekend

May Pang was the special guest at the Hotel Zetta reception in San Francisco on Monday to kick off an exhibition of unusual photographs. A very relaxed and happy John Lennon can be seen in the photos, taken by May during the two years they spent together from 1973 to 1975 during the commonly misnamed "Lost Weekend."

Source: Beatles News
Monday, February 17, 2014
Theatre Within produces world's longest running annual John Lennon Tribute

Theatre Within, an experimental performance workshop started in 1962, which was originally located just a few blocks from the Dakota building where John Lennon lived, started their annual John Lennon tribute show back in 1981. It's one of just two Lennon Tribute shows in the world that Yoko Ono officially sanctions.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, January 10, 2014
Fans to share evening of intimate conversation with Beatles friends

On Thursday, February 6, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first weekend in America, New York's 92nd Street Y will present an evening of intimate conversation with some of the Beatles' friends - Peter Asher, Donovan, Billy J. Kramer, Freda Kelly and Vince Calandra, moderated by Beatles scholar Martin Lewis.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, November 15, 2013
First fully signed White Album expected to auction for over £100k

An American 1968 stereo pressing of The Beatles White Album, autographed by all four Beatles on the inner gatefold, will go up for auction next Friday, November 22, with on-line bidding at TracksAuction.com. This autographed White Album is the rarest fully signed Beatles album ever to be publicly auctioned.

Source: Beatles News
Friday, October 4, 2013
John Lennon birthday celebration at Hollywood Walk of Fame star

John Lennon and Beatles fans of all ages will gather at a public John Lennon Birthday Celebration taking place at his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9 to celebrate the life and music of the late legendary singer, songwriter and Beatles member on what would have been his 73rd birthday.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Monday, February 25, 2013
Weekly Beatles radio show to rebroadcast Tony Sheridan interview

This Wednesday, as a tribute to Tony Sheridan, veteran Beatles DJ Ken Michaels will present his interview with Sheridan on the live broadcast of his weekly live and syndicated Beatles radio program "Every Little Thing." The interview took place in November 1992 at a Beatles Getaway weekend at Pines Hotel, Catskills, NY.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Monday, February 18, 2013
Reminder: We don't use his name

As it is in the news today that there is some stuff for sale related to John Lennon's killer, I think it's appropriate to remind everyone that we do not ever mention the name of the man that murdered John Lennon. At the time of John's death, both Paul McCartney...

Source: Beatles News Blog
Distinguished Louisiana lithographer to illustrate Lennon biography

Enoch Doyle Jeter, Instructor in Fine Arts Printmaking at the University Of Louisiana at Monroe has produced a series of 14 original lithographs expressly for Jude Southerland Kessler's new work on John Lennon, She Loves You, the third volume in The John Lennon Series, covering Lennon's life from May 1963 to August 1964.

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Thursday, September 20, 2012
John Lennon birthday party 2012 planned

The longest-running Lennon Birthday Bash in America will be held at Enoch's Irish Pub in Monroe, Louisiana on Tuesday October 9. Festivities will include a traditional Irish Toast to John, a huge birthday cake, live music, and a tribute written for the occasion by Jude Southerland Kessler, author of the 9-volume John Lennon Series.

Source: Beatles News

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