John & Yoko Ono Lennon's Timeless Global Anthem, "Imagine," Certified Triple Platinum In The U.S. Ahead Of John Lennon's Birthday
As John & Yoko Ono Lennon’s paean for peace, “Imagine,” continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the iconic song has just been certified triple platinum by the RIAA for selling 3 million units in the U.S. The achievement comes on the eve of what would have been John’s 81st birthday this Saturday, October 9th.
John Lennon Estate And Song Exploder Team Up For Special First-Of-Its-Kind Episode About Lennon's Classic Song, "God"
The John Lennon Estate and Song Exploder have teamed up for a special, first-of-its kind episode about John Lennon’s classic song, “God,” from his transformational and influential masterpiece, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, Lennon’s first post-Beatles solo album, released in 1970. “God” was recorded on Lennon’s 30th birthday, October 9th, 1970, 51 years ago this week.
Fab Four enthusiasts will be delighted this month to have been granted access to four previously unreleased mixes from the band’s 1969 and 1970 Get Back sessions which ultimately culminated in 1970’s Let It Be. The batch of songs, released collectively as a single titled Get Back (Take 8), includes alternate versions of “Get Back,” “One After 909,” “Across The Universe,” and George Harrison’s “I Me Mine.”
John Lennon & Yoko Ono's "Imagine" Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary With Global Participatory Events On September 9th
Since it was released on September 9, 1971, on the iconic eponymous album, “Imagine,” John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s paean for peace has become one of the most famous and beloved songs in the history of music – an indelible melody known the world over, a sentiment shared no matter the language spoken.
‘24 Hours: The World of John and Yoko’, a documentary short that initially aired on December 15, 1969, on the BBC, is now available to stream for the first time since its original broadcast exclusively on The Coda Collection.
Directed by Paul Morrison, the cinema verite style film chronicles the creativity and activism of John Lennon and Yoko Ono during the period and was shot at Lennon’s Tittenhurst Park estate, Abbey Road Studios, and the Apple offices in London during the couple’s campaign to promote peace.
Sean Ono Lennon Teams Up With Team Behind "I Met The Walrus" For Innovative Spotify Canvas Loops For New Ultimate Mixes Of "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band"
Sean Ono Lennon has created a series of captivating and innovative animations using the Spotify Canvas medium to visually accompany the eleven album tracks and three singles of the Enhanced Spotify release of John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Mixes. Written and directed by Ono Lennon, “I Am the Egbert” is a series of short looping scenes that tell the story of a character named Egbert, whose life experiences strangely mirror the sentiments in the sequence of songs on the album tracks and the encores, “Give Peace A Chance,” “Cold Turkey,” and “Instant Karma!
The John Lennon Estate has released a video for the new Raw Studio Mix of John's classic track "Isolation," which was filmed upstairs at John and Yoko’s home at Tittenhurst Park in Berkshire on July 16, 1971. The video is filled with timed Easter Eggs throughout that shows hidden elements and clues of the life John and Yoko shared, as well as important artifacts.
John Lennon & Yoko Ono Lennon's Legendary Peace Anthem "Give Peace A Chance" Revealed In New Never-Before-Seen Video
Before famously recording their legendary pacifist anthem “Give Peace A Chance” at their Bed-In for Peace at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal on May 31st, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono rehearsed an early version of the song while at the Sheraton Oceanus Hotel in the Bahamas just days before, on May 25th.
Intimate, never-before-seen 8mm film footage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono Lennon captured at home in 1968 has been paired together with the brand-new Ultimate Mix of “Look At Me” for a thrilling new video. Filmed by camera operator William Wareing and his crew, the video features black and white and color footage on “home movie” Standard 8 film filmed between takes of John and Yoko’s films, “Film No. 5” (“Smile”) (conceived by Yoko) and “Two Virgins” (conceived by John and Yoko).