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2010-09-20 06:07:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Like virtually every other young person in the United States who came of age during the 1960s, David Lanz was enamored of the music of John, Paul, George and Ringo. Age 13 and already an accomplished pianist when he first saw the Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show, the young man from Seattle soon knew what he wanted to do with his life: play music professionally. Now, with more than four decades of experience behind him, David Lanz is finally paying...

2010-09-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For anyone who has heard the music of John Lennon, there is most likely a favorite song or two that touches their heart. To honor the memory of John Lennon and celebrate his music, his passion for peace and his love for New York City, Theatre Within will present its 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute on Friday, November 12th at 8pm at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The concert, benefiting the Playing For Change Foundation (PFCF), is a...

2010-09-01 09:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- EMI Music unveils today the complete tracklists and cover art for a broad selection of remastered John Lennon albums and new collections to be released on CD and digitally on 4 October (5 October in North America). Announced last month, EMI Music's global John Lennon 'Gimme Some Truth' catalogue campaign is being overseen by Yoko Ono and commemorates the music legend's 70th birthday on 9 October, 2010. Featured in the sweeping initiative are eight...

2010-08-16 12:57:00

HAMBURG, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 17th 1960, the Beatles played their very first concert at Indra, a Hamburg music club. Over the following two and a half years, the band played 281 gigs in Germany, and laid the foundations of their career. Now, 50 years later, the all-star band Bambi Kino, which includes members of Maplewood, Nada Surf and Moby, will bring pop history to life by performing the exact set-list of the Beatles from that very day. Beatles fans from all...

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...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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