Welcome to The Beatles Rarity Of The Week. As with the BROWs over the last couple of weeks, this one is focused on another television appearance subsequent to the Beatles break up. On Labor Day weekend 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono were musical guests on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. The telethon, a charity [...]
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On February 14-18, 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono did a one week co-host stint on US television’s Mike Douglas Show. This performance aired on the Feb. 14th show and was actually taped two weeks earlier on Jan. 31st. John and Yoko are joined onstage by the Elephants Memory Band to perform a song from [...]
Eight digitally remastered solo albums by John Lennon are to be re-released in October, alongside three special compilations, to coincide with what would have been the singer’s 70th birthday. In this very special year, which would have seen my husband and life partner John reach the age of 70, I hope that this remastering / [...]
Welcome to BROW. I can think of no other Beatles-related album that is more politically oriented than the John Lennon/Yoko Ono w/Elephants Memory release from 1972 titled Sometime In New York City. Every track on the double LP was a blatant political statement at a time of widespread controversy around the world. The album’s cover [...]