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2010-08-16 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug.16 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth, THE JOHN LENNON Box Of Vision®, a limited edition individually numbered collection, is now available for pre-order at www.BoxOfVision.com for early October delivery, and will be available at retail this Fall through EMI Music Services. Officially licensed by Yoko Ono Lennon, the stunning new collection includes: A 166-page hard bound book containing all of John...

2010-08-05 09:00:00

LONDON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The dazzling range of music originally issued by Apple Records between 1968 and 1973, which is now the subject of an unprecedented multi-album worldwide campaign starting October 26th -- including remastered CDs (with bonus material revealed for the first time below) and Apple's first digital downloads -- will now be augmented by two additional titles: 'Come and Get It: The Best Of Apple Records,' the first commercially issued multi-artist compilation in the...

2010-07-27 12:30:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alternative Country duo, Madison Violet, has been announced the winner of the coveted "Maxell Song of the Year" from the 13th annual John Lennon Songwriting Contest for their original composition, "The Ransom." The duo made up of Brenely MacEachern, who sings the lead vocals on the track, and Lisa MacIsaac, who sings the harmony, will be awarded $20,000 courtesy of Maxell, in addition to other prizes. Known for their extensive touring routine,...

2010-06-29 10:29:00

LONDON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight of John Lennon's classic solo albums and other standout recordings have been digitally remastered from his original mixes for a global catalogue initiative commemorating the music legend's 70th birthday, which falls on October 9. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA28297) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/LA28297) Overseen by Yoko Ono, John Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth" campaign will launch on 4 October (5 October...

2010-05-21 10:26:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Grey New York announced today that its fourth annual Music Seminar with Living Legends will feature Yoko Ono on Friday, June 25, at the Debussy. The 2010 Cannes event follows three years of high popularity for the Grey music seminar with legends Stevie Van Zandt in 2009, Tony Bennett in 2008, and John Legend and Donavan in 2007. Yoko Ono is multimedia artist who constantly challenges the traditional boundaries of art, known for her groundbreaking...

2010-04-12 05:03:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DAS LABEL/Interscope's The Pretty Reckless was announced today by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) as an official spokesgroup of National Wanna Play Music Week, May 3-7. Taylor Momsen, one of the stars of the CW's hit show, "Gossip Girl," makes her musical debut this year as the lead singer and songwriter of the The Pretty Reckless. The group appears on the lead single "Make Me Wanna Die" from the soundtrack for the...

2010-01-11 10:42:00

- Show Features Extraordinary Look Back at the Beatles - PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Franklin Institute will present "Larry Kane's Ticket to Ride," an extraordinary lecture and multi-media presentation featuring best-selling Beatles author and Philadelphia journalist Larry Kane's experiences with the Beatles, beginning Friday, March 5 @ 8 PM. Presented in the Institute's Franklin Theater, the shows will be hosted by rock historian and radio impresario Denny...

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2009-12-03 07:40:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently some rare and unreleased John Lennon recordings were discovered in a vault. These recordings were taped on August 19, 1980. They were done separately from the mysteriously missing video footage that was filmed at what is believed to be John Lennon's last recording session with his band prior to his death. Even more incredible, these recordings have never been released until now. Twenty-nine years ago on December 08, 1980, The Beatles fans were...

2009-11-10 00:30:00

Hard Rock Kicks Off "Imagine There's No Hunger" Campaign to Benefit WHY (World Hunger Year) with Exclusive Performance by Artist Ambassadors O.A.R. Yoko Ono Lennon has teamed up with Hard Rock International for Imagine There's No Hunger, a global campaign to benefit WHY - a nonprofit organization that strives to fight against hunger and poverty around the world. Dedicated to its Love All, Serve All motto, 100% of net proceeds from Hard Rock's campaign will directly benefit WHY and...

2009-11-09 05:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1971, John Lennon expressed his vision of hope, peace and a world free of poverty through his powerful song "Imagine". Decades later, his lyrics continue to influence and inspire. Lennon's mission lives on as his wife, artist and musician Yoko Ono Lennon has joined Hard Rock International for IMAGINE THERE'S NO HUNGER, a global campaign to benefit WHY - a nonprofit organization that strives to fight against hunger and poverty around the world....