Stream Yoko Ono’s Customarily Intriguing New Album ‘Warzone,’ Featuring a Fresh Take on John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

Stream Yoko Ono’s Customarily Intriguing New Album ‘Warzone,’ Featuring a Fresh Take on John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

Over the past few weeks, Yoko Ono has been premiering song after song from her new album, Warzone, which features reinterpretations of songs from throughout her vast catalog of music — and even a take on her late husband John Lennon‘s classic song, “Imagine,” which had its release on Oct. 9 to coincide with Lennon’s […]

Yoko Ono Premiered a Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Mark His 78th Birthday (Listen)

Yoko Ono Premiered a Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to Mark His 78th Birthday (Listen)

When Yoko Ono announced her new studio album, Warzone, back in July, attention focused on the fact that she would be including a cover of “Imagine,” the song made famous by her late husband, John Lennon. Today, Oct. 9, is Lennon’s birthday. He’d have turned 78, were he still around. Happy Birthday, John. pic.twitter.com/EjGjOVSY57 — […]

Six-Disc John Lennon ‘Imagine – The Ultimate Collection’ Coming 10/5, Spanning 140 Tracks

Six-Disc John Lennon ‘Imagine – The Ultimate Collection’ Coming 10/5, Spanning 140 Tracks

John Lennon‘s solo career reached its peak with the Imagine album, released in 1971 after the dissolution by the Beatles and recorded by John and Yoko Ono. The record’s title track, of course, became the late icon’s career highlight outside of the Beatles (and perhaps overall, depending on who you ask). On October 5, the […]

Hear Yoko Ono’s Updated Version of Her 1971 Call-To-Action, ‘Now Or Never’

Hear Yoko Ono’s Updated Version of Her 1971 Call-To-Action, ‘Now Or Never’

Yoko Ono has premiered another song from her forthcoming album, Warzone, which finds her revisiting songs from throughout her career (and covering “Imagine,” her late husband John Lennon’s classic hit) 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. The […]

We’re All Right: An Interview with Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen

We’re All Right: An Interview with Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen

A sample question from the TV show Jeopardy would read… “Two heartthrobs, two weirdos and a pulverizing sound mining Beatles-esque melodic magic affixed to Who/Yardbirds/Kinks muscle. The answer… “What is Cheap Trick?” Since storming the scene in the late ‘70s, Cheap Trick have weathered Mount Olympus commercial highs, devastating commercial misfortune, band lineup changes and […]

Top 11 New York City Songs

Top 11 New York City Songs

“New York now leads the world’s great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn’t make a sudden move.” – David Letterman (Editor’s Note: As this list curates songs from the folk/classic rock realm, it does not feature Frank Sinatra’s classic “Theme From ‘New York New York,” though that has been added here […]

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