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John Lennon’s Best Guitar Solos

John Lennon, the revolutionary Beatle, was born on October 9, 1940, in working-class Liverpool, England. This year, he would have turned 74. Lennon made history as a Beatle, of course, and as a solo artist, collaborator and producer until his murder in 1980 at age 40. Until then, he lived a rich life indeed. Lennon was knighted by…
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Josh Groban, John Lennon, Yoko Ono And More Make First AVSC Album Appearance

The A Very Special Christmas® holiday music series, benefitting Special Olympics, will celebrate its 26th holiday season with the release of A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS: ICON on October 15 through Universal Music Enterprises. The new edition of the venerable series …
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Still Fab! The 10 Greatest Solo Albums By Former Beatles

Sure, The Beatles revolutionized music and created a body of work that will stand for centuries. That doesn’t mean, however, that the members of group didn’t go on to produce music that in some instances was just as timeless. Below are 10 solo albums made by Fab Four alumni that should be part of every record collection. Plastic Ono Band – John Lennon (1970). Few Beatles fans were prepared for the searing introspection John Lennon unleashed with his first solo album. Having recently undergone primal …
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Instant Karma: John Lennon’s Top 10 Guitar Moments

John Lennon was one of the greatest songwriters of the rock and roll era, with or without Paul McCartney and with or without The Beatles. His legacy of Fab Four albums and solo recordings is staggeringly lyrical, emotionally complex and as often raw as it is achingly beautiful. It’s hard to believe the same guy who tugged six-minute symphonies of feedback from his Epiphone Casino with the Plastic Ono Band also was the architect of the acoustic Gibson J-160E-based “Norwegian Wood” and the textural, piano-driven “Imagine.”
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Lenono Music & Ono Music Select TuneSat to Monitor Songs on Television and the Internet

Lenono Music and Ono Music,
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BMI Foundation Announces 15th Annual John Lennon Scholarship Comp.

The opening of the 15th annual John
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The B-52s –With the Wild Crowd!- Live in Athens, GA

Since 1976, The B-52s’ music has had a way of getting listeners jazzed. It’s impossible to relax as their irresistible blend of retro rock, surf, and post-punk dance music inspires the mind and body, sweeping them off to the odd places in their songs, like in “Mesopotamia,” “Planet Claire,” and the “Funplex.” Even retiring legends are taken over by their whacky charms. In the famous 1980 Rolling Stone interview given three days before his murder, Beatle John Lennon tells…
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