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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Imagine book due

A new 320-page hardcover book, Imagine, will be published Oct. 9, which would have been John Lennon's 78th birthday. The book explores the making of the acclaimed 1971 album by John Lennon. "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," said Yoko.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Toronto museum visitors can take home pieces of Yoko Ono exhibit

Visitors to a Yoko Ono art exhibit in Toronto will get a chance to take home pieces of the installation as it winds down this weekend. The Gardiner Museum says the first 500 visitors Sunday will receive white boxes to fill with some of the broken ceramic cups and saucers that made up the exhibit, as well as colorful materials to decorate them.

Source: The Toronto Sun
Friday, May 18, 2018
Frail Yoko Ono visits John Lennon's two childhood homes in Liverpool

A frail-looking Yoko Ono visited Liverpool to open a exhibition dedicated to her relationship with John Lennon. While in the city, she visited Mendips and 9 Newcastle Road, the homes where Lennon grew up. It is believed to be the first time she has visited the Newcastle Road home, having reportedly bought it in 2013.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Monday, April 30, 2018
Yoko Ono imagines John Lennon's reaction to upcoming Korean summit

Yoko Ono has weighed in on the upcoming summit between leaders of North and South Korea. On Twitter Saturday, Yoko said, "I saw my husband, John Lennon, jumping around in space with joy. This I hope is the start of all countries shaking hands. One world one people. I hope this will be a start in what my husband and I believed in."

Source: USA Today
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
Friday, July 6, 2012
Beatles DJ features web exclusive Birds of Paradox track

Beatles DJ Ken Michaels is featuring an exclusive track from a supergroup formed called Birds of Paradox, which includes several artists connected to the Beatles, including two former members of Elephant's Memory and the last drummer in Paul McCartney's band Wings. The exclusive track from Birds Of Paradox is called "Baby Forgive Me."

Source: Beatles News
Monday, May 21, 2012
Louisiana pub honors John Lennon daily

EWhen you walk into Enoch's Pub in Louisiana, it's immediately apparent that John Lennon is the pub's "patron saint." For those who know Lennon well, his spirit is all over the pub. And each year on October 9, the pub "pulls out all the stops" to honor John Lennon with song, birthday cake, cheers, and well wishes.

Source: Beatles News
Auction Update: Lennon suitcase to be sold on Thursday

A suitcase which once belonged to John Lennon is now up for auction. The black leather suitcase has two brass clips and a gray, white, burgundy and black tartan wool lined interior. The suitcase last appeared for auction in 1996, when it was sold by Cynthia Lennon. Online bidding will end this Thursday at 7:00pm BST.

Source: Beatles News Blog

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Peter Asher first to hear demo of I Want to Hold Your Hand

Grammy award record producer Peter Asher, formerly of Peter and Gordon, played hit songs from the sixties and entertained the audience with stories mixed in with personal photos and short film excerpts in his hit show, "A Musical Memoir of the 60s and Beyond" that closed Sunday night in San Francisco after a successful 5 night run.

Source: Beatles News
Monday, November 14, 2011
New John Lennon tribute album to be released tomorrow

A live album chronicling the sold out, star-studded 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute in New York City will be released tomorrow, November 15. The 15-song release will be available digitally via iTunes, Amazon and other major online music outlets. It was recored November 12, 2010 at New York's legendary Beacon Theatre.

Source: Beatles News
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Paul McCartney wows the audience at Love 5th anniversary

Sir Paul McCartney made an unexpected appearance on the stage after the Cirque du Soleil's LOVE show 5th anniversary ended last night and said "how it gets better and better every year" to the wildly cheering audience. Ringo was unable to attend last night's show as he is touring, but he sent a special videotaped message.

Source: Beatles News Blog
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Beatles tour guide to be in Vegas for Love's 5th anniversary

Our friend Beatles expert Gillian Lomax will be in Las Vegas on June 8 for the 5th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil's Love show, along with Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison. She said, "I'm really excited about the 5th anniversary of the Beatles Love show in Las Vegas. It's going to be a truly magnificent event."

Source: Beatles News Blog

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