Latest John Lennon Stories

2010-10-06 13:26:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC) is celebrating the anniversary of John Lennon's 70th Birthday on October 9, 2010, with a special tribute contest.

2010-10-05 13:02:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International is joining with Yoko Ono and Ozzy Osbourne in shining a light on the 70th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon with a special new recording of the iconic Lennon song "How?" to be released on iTunes on Tuesday, October 5.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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 in...

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.