Yoko Ono

The Cover Image From "The Concert for Bangla Desh"

Rock Flashback: The Concert for Bangla Desh on Vinyl

In the summer of 1971, George Harrison and Ravi Shankar organized the Concert for Bangla Desh to benefit refugees in the newly-independent country of Bangla Desh (formerly East Pakistan), which was ravaged by war and […]

12/27/2011

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Yoko Ono Plans to Fight Child Hunger with ‘Imagine’ Campaign

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yoko Ono[/lastfm], the widow of former Beatle John Lennon, is launching a global campaign to help to raise money and awareness in the fight against childhood hunger and poverty.  Called “Imagine There’s No Hunger,” […]

11/01/2011

Music Rewind: John Lennon Records “Give Peace A Chance”

On this day in 1969, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yoko Ono[/lastfm] retreated to Montreal to record the classic “Give Peace a Chance.” They also held a peace rally and performed the song for tens […]

06/01/2011

“I Love You Earth” – By Yoko Ono

Today is Earth Day.  Since 1970, April 22nd has been the date set aside to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yoko Ono[/lastfm] has written a brand new poem called “I Love You […]

04/22/2011

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame To Open ‘Women Who Rock’ Exhibit

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will soon open a groundbreaking and provocative new exhibit that will illustrate the important roles women have played in rock and roll, from its inception through […]

02/04/2011

The Top 10 Rock And Roll Christmas Songs

Let me start by saying this isn’t my list.  This one was compiled by writer Jennifer Budd who defends her choices most of which I totally disagree with.  I’ll share my list tomorrow, but in […]

12/13/2010

John Lennon: The FINAL Interview

If you missed KOOL‘s exclusive airing of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm]‘s final interview Wednesday night – or just want to hear it again – you’ve come to the right place.  We’re more than happy to keep […]

12/08/2010

John Lennon 1975 Interview About “Rock ‘n’ Roll”

Saturday, October 9 marks what would have been [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm]‘s 70th birthday, and in honor of the occasion, EMI today releases remastered versions of the entire John Lennon solo album catalog. (A highlight of these […]

10/05/2010

“NEW” John Lennon Music?

Yes and no.  To commemorate what would have been [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm]‘s 70th birthday, eight of his solo albums have been digitally remastered and will be re-released next month!  I can’t tell you how, but I got […]

09/14/2010

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