Posts tagged "John Lennon"

Charli XCX Thinks Britney Spears’ Albums Are “So Intelligent”: Morning Mix

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:: There’s no secret that Charli XCX (aka The “London Queen”) is a big fan of the Princess of Pop – Britney Spears. In a recent interview with Cosmopolitan, the UK singer expressed her love for Spears’ music. “Have you heard her albums? They’re so intelligent. The way hes

By: Bianca Gracie / October 8, 2014

Stevie Wonder Covers John Lennon’s “Imagine” At Global Citizen Festival: Watch

Stevie Wonder covered John Lennon‘s “Imagine” at this year’s Global Citizen Festival, in efforts to advocate stricter gun control laws. “Can you believe that they let blind people carry guns? Come on,” he said. The crowd laughed as the blind singer mimed a misfire.

The one-day festival, on September 28 at New York’…

By: Christina Lee / September 29, 2013

Behind The Candelabra: 15 Great Piano-Driven Pop Songs

HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, Steven Soderbergh’s highly anticipated biopic on Liberace, debuted this past weekend to much critical fanfare, with many critics praising Soderbergh for approaching his subject with a modicum of humanity (as opposed to mean-spirited camp). Although Liberace never openly pined to be taken seriously, we think he’d appreciate the film’s attempt to…

By: John Hamilton / May 27, 2013

Father’s Day Playlist: 11 Songs About Dad

Father knows best. When he’s not tinkering in the garage or mowing the lawn after a long day of work, he’s coaching your little league team and he’s running after you when you’ve finally learned to ride that bike. He’s there to teach you how to wear your first tie, and he’s there to chase…

By: Idolator Staff / June 6, 2012

Michael Jackson Is Top-Earning Dead Celebrity, Says ‘Forbes’

As the trial of Michael Jackson’s former doctor Conrad Murray wears on, Forbes reports that the onetime King Of Pop is #1 on the publication’s annual list of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities. It’s the second year in a row the music legend has topped the list, though Forbes points out that the $170 million his estate…

By: Robbie Daw / October 26, 2011

‘American Idol': The Top 9 Bring The Beatles To Life With Bizarre Instruments

American Idol’s theme last night was songs by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, but it turned into What Random Instrument Can We Bring Up On Stage? Instead of having a mentor, the Idols were on their own this week, and it appears a few of the Top 9 contestants took free range to come up with…

By: Becky Bain / April 7, 2010

The Beatles’ New Revolution

ARTIST: The Beatles
TITLE: “Revolution 1 (Take 20)”
WEB DEBUT: February 2009…

By: Lucas Jensen / February 26, 2009

Yoko Ono Orders The World Back To Bed

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Ono and…

By: Maura / February 13, 2009

Good news: the Pope (Benedict, that is) has…

By: Mike Barthel / November 24, 2008

Maybe Someone Should Have Proofed The Press Release’s Headline More Closely Dept.

“ONO’s ‘GIVE PEACE A CHANCE’ (THE REMIXES) Hits #1 With A Bullet On Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play Chart This Week!!”…

By: Maura / August 6, 2008

They’re Only In It For The Money: “Sgt. Pepper” Drum Head Fetches $1.067M

Well, someone out there still has discretionary income: The drum head that appeared on the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band went up for auction yesterday at Christie’s London outpost, and it realized a price of £541,250, or $1,067,346. Imagine if that money had been used to, you know, buy actual Beatles albums–I’m…

By: Maura / July 11, 2008

Yoko Ono Loses Bid to Prevent Use of “Imagine” in Film

Yoko Ono and the sons of John Lennon have lost a bid to prevent the usage of Lennon’s song “Imagine” in the Ben Stein-starring film Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, which examines discrimination against teachers who include the theory of intelligent design in their curriculum.

By: Maura / June 3, 2008

Yoko Ono and the sons of John Lennon have lost a bid to prevent the usage of Lennon’s song “Imagine” in the Ben Stein-starring film Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, which examines discrimination against teachers who include the theory of intelligent design in their curriculum.

By: Maura / June 3, 2008

Yoko Doesn’t Want Us To See John Lennon Get High

Yoko Ono and the film company World Wide Media are in a legal battle over who owns the rights to some undoubtedly priceless footage of John Lennon filmed in 1970. The nine hours of material are claimed to include Lennon smoking a joint, working on songs and describing his plans to put LSD in Richard…

By: anthonyjmiccio / April 23, 2008

Yoko Ono has filed a lawsuit against Lennon Murphy. The reason for her interest in the frontwoman for a Florida nu-metal band whose biggest claim to fame is they were once signed to a major label in the heyday of Mudvayne?

By: Jess Harvell / February 11, 2008

Light Up The Tree, Mister President (And Bring John Lennon With You)

The efforts of Clear Channel’s programmers have probably helped you already get sick of holiday music, but there are many fine celebratory songs that would never cross their airwaves out there. To help cut through the clutter we’ve asked Jon Solomon, whose 20th annual 24-Hour Holiday Radio Show on WPRB kicks off at 6 p.m.

By: Maura / December 21, 2007

Yoko Ono Builds Giant Mailbox For Children’s Letters To <s>Santa</s>John Lennon

In lieu of a kegger to celebrate John Lennon’s 67th birthday, his widow has erected a…something in Reykjavik in which to trap the dreams of his fans like General Zod:…

By: jharv / September 10, 2007

Dead Rock Star Files: Do You Know How Much A Pair Of Glasses Costs These Days?

How are you celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Summer of Love? Some people* are scooping up every one of the Rolling Stone Top 40 Albums of 1967. (Who can blame them? Disraeli Gears, people!) Some are dropping acid and out, not necessarily in that order. Me?

By: mmatos / July 19, 2007

“Children Of Men” Soundtrack Spawns Numerous MP3-Post Possibilities

Yesterday, we featured a King Crimson track from the fantastic Children Of Men soundtrack, and because the movie clearly has a lot of fans–and because today has so few news items–we’re going to follow it up with John Lennon’s “Bring On The Lucie (Freda Peeple),” which is…

By: Brian Raftery / January 24, 2007