Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 John Lennon

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Fri. April 13, 2018

-
LAKE FOREST -- Though Deer Path Middle School students, teachers and parents span generations, they have at least one thing in common. They all say they grew up on The Beatles. The Deer Path community got a chance to get closer to The Beatles April 9-12 when the John Lennon Educational ... School
Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono Lennon, has authorized the use of his sketch on the license plates. "Imagine is a great word to spread around and I was happy to do this because it is helping a very important charity," says Yoko in a statement. The plates are sponsored by California's Department of ...

If you're a John Lennon fan, you can now use his handwriting to create your next party invitation - or your own song lyrics. ... Julien Sens and Nicolas Damiens, who have developed a series of free-to-use typefaces in the handwriting of musicians such as David Bowie, Kurt Cobain and John Lennon.
The 'Kurt' font, created from Cobain's letters and notes, was created for personal use only. SongwritersFonts.com. Share. By David Griner. musical lyrics
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus presented by OWC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) state-of-the-art mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility. In its 21st year, with the very newest technology and gear, the Bus continues to be dedicated to providing young people with tours of the ...
Have you ever considered writing in a font that mimics your favorite artist's handwriting? No? Well, now you can anyway. A website creatively named 'Songwriters Fonts' hosts free typefaces modelled after legendary musicians. So far these include the scrawls of Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, John ...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTVU) - California motorists may soon have an opportunity to help in the efforts to feed the hungry in California with new John Lennon inspired specialty license plates. The plate design features John Lennon's iconic self-portrait sketch and the words "Imagine No Hunger" inscribed on ...
The enduring image of John Lennon depicts the ultimate peace-loving hippie — a man who could only “imagine” a perfect future without possessions, greed, hunger, and war. The world remembers him as a musical genius who loved deeply, expressed himself fully, and was eventually martyred for his ...
He did songs by James Taylor (“Millworker”), U2 (“Bad”), Bob Dylan (“Masters of War”), John Lennon (“Imagine”), the Clash (“Should I Stay or Should I Go”), Daniel Johnston (“Walking the Cow”), Pink Floyd (“Brain Damage”), Warren Zevon (“Keep Me In Your Heart”), and Tom Petty (“Wildflowers”). He also ...
The words of John Lennon, former Beatle, replaced those of Thomas Cranmer, former Archbishop of Canterbury, in Liverpool Cathedral yesterday as more than 2,000 people attended a Festival of Peace in memory of the assassinated musician. On a more traditional Sunday afternoon there are 150 people ...
Album that John Lennon autographed for Salt Lake City radio station hours before his death goes up for auction ... (Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions/HA.com) A promo copy of the John Lennon/Yoko Ono album "Double Fantasy" was autographed for Salt Lake City radio station KCPX just hours before ...
The inside of the John Lennon Educational Bus is filled to capacity. The air conditioner is pumping a cool breeze, but the lights and equipment and bodies packed together raise the temperature until it's competing with the Texas heat outside. The lights and cameras are all pointed at a Berkner High School ...
John Lennon's classic Imagine LP is getting the complete tribute treatment courtesy of electronic pop duo GEMS, who will release a limited-edition cover of the album later this month. GEMS' Imagine cover, due out March 30, marks the group's first full-length release since 2015's Kill the One You Love, and ...
The former Beatle was joined by his wife Nancy Shevell at the rally blocks away from the Dakota Building, where John Lennon was shot in 1980. In McCartney's native England, it's significantly more difficult for private citizens to own guns, a result of a 1996 mass shooting in Dunblane, Scotland, in which a ...
And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: March 25th, 1969, 49 years ago today … the start of a now-legendary bedtime story. For that was the day Beatle John Lennon and his new bride, Yoko Ono, began their self-styled "Bed-In For Peace" in Amsterdam. Married just five days before in ...
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Sir Paul McCartney joins thousands of people, many of them students, march against gun violence in Manhattan during the March for Our Lives rally on March 24, 2018 in New York, United States. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)(Spencer Platt/Getty Images). Spencer Platt/Getty Images.

Amongst the thousands who took to the streets for the March for Our Lives protests Saturday were several famous faces. Wearing a "We can end gun violence" T-shirt, Paul McCartney joined the demonstration in New York City and cited the memory of his friend John Lennon as the reason why he felt it was ...
Wearing a black T-shirt that read "We can end gun violence," Paul McCartney joined the March for Our Lives in New York City Saturday. ABC News reports the 75-year-old former Beatle and his wife, Nancy Shevell, joined a multitude of marchers on the Upper West Side in Manhattan to call for an end to ...
Stopped by CNN while he was with a crowd in New York for comment, the living Beatles legend paid tribute to the late John Lennon. “One of my best friends was shot not far from where we are right now," McCartney said. Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman on Dec. 8, 1980 outside his New ...
8, 1980, John Lennon was shot outside his Manhattan apartment. When the news broke, patrons in a Kitchener-Waterloo bar—including Brian Griffiths—were as shocked as everyone else. Word quickly spread that, some 15 years earlier, a local fellow named Frank had attended a Beatles concert at ...
While all the tracks have gained their own life in the fifty years since, the creation of the fourth number on the iconic album, John Lennon– and Paul McCartney-penned tune, “Getting Better”, has become fabled in Beatles lore. An extensive piece by Rolling Stone details the rich history behind “Getting Better” ...
“I had a lot of emotional abuse with my mother; she was schizophrenic,” said Kaya John as she discussed her book, “When Life Sends You Lemons, Make Lennonaid: What John Lennon's Life Did For Mine” (Balboa Press, 192 pp., $14.99), a story of how The Beatles and, in particular, John Lennon saved ...
A motorcycle once owned by Beatles legend John Lennon has fetched a record-breaking £57,500 at auction. The 1969 Honda Z50A Monkey Bike sold for almost double the estimated £30,000 when it went under the hammer at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull. Lennon used the bike to get ...
Foo Fighters have shared a clip of them performing a mashup of John Lennon and Van Halen. The band, who are currently rehearsing for their upcoming tours, shared a clip of their performance on Twitter. The performance features the lyrics of Van Halen's 'Jump' against the music of Lennon's 'Imagine.'.
That's right, John Lennon used to have a Honda Monkey bike as well as a Mercedes 600 Pullman and a psychedelic Rolls-Royce. He bought the bike new in 1969, and used it to ride around the premises of his country house near Ascot, England. The 49cc Z50A is one of the earlier Monkeys, as the model ...
The act was established in 1980 and have gone on to play huge, notable shows in the UK and further afield. They were among the artists on the bill at the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2002, and have also performed at Glastonbury. The Bootleg Beatles are currently comprised of Adam Hastings ...
The United States' “Shib Sibs" brought some paradise to PyeongChang as the Winter Games' ice dance program reached a thrilling climax. For their final round performance, Team USA's sibling duo Alex and Maia Shibutani skated out to Coldplay's “Paradise,” with a brief cut of “Fix You.” The crowd loved it, ...
Molecule8 is a company that makes collectible figures, and they recently got permission from Yoko Ono and the John Lennon Estate to create a lifelike 1:6 scale, 12-inch-tall recreation of John Lennon. Their Lennon figure has a posable exoskeleton with two interchangeable heads that display singing or ...
SACRAMENTO -- It's not so much a bus, but more of a state-of-the-art mobile music studio. Brian Rothschild created the John Lennon educational tour bus 21 years ago. "We are supporting the opportunity for students to be creative, to demonstrate their knowledge of different topics through the use of music ...
The torrid courtship of John Lennon and Yoko Ono was—and still is—one of the most frequently discussed and publicly visible relationships in the history of popular culture. On this day in 1969, the two were married in characteristically bold and vocal fashion. The immeasurably famous member of The ...
It actually was John Lennon.” Alan said yes and the following day was on his way to Toronto, learning songs on the plane. The gig was immortalised on an album called Live Peace in Toronto 1969, including the track Give Peace a Chance, and it reached the number 10 slot in the American chart.
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus travels the country visiting schools, music and technology events, and partners with communities and media outlets to call attention to the importance of the arts and digital media education. Lennon said, “My function in society is to be an artist. Art is a functional part ...
When John Lennon sang Imagine in 1971, he was asking us to picture a planet where people weren't divided by countries and religions. It's 2018, and people are arguing vehemently over whether the poop emoji should have a frowning face or not. So Steve Mah's parody of Lennon's classic, titled Emojine, ...
For some it was December 6, 1969, the day the Rolling Stones clambered aboard a helicopter and fled the anarchy of the Altamont Free Concert. For Rikki Farr, the moment of reckoning came almost a year later. In August 1970, he stood on the stage at the Isle of Wight Festival, looked out over a crowd of ...
When John Lennon sang Imagine in 1971, he was asking us to picture a planet where people weren't divided by countries and religions. It's 2018, and people are arguing vehemently over whether the poop emoji should have a frowning face or not. So Steve Mah's parody of Lennon's classic, titled Emojine, ...
Fans of memorabilia are being given the chance to buy slices of celebrity history at an Etwall auction house when goods once owned by Madonna and John Lennon go under the hammer. A total of 200 celebrity items have all been recovered from a property in Dubai and will be sold at Hansons ...
Local rock band Red Letter Day was chosen as a winner of the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC) for their original song, "202." The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus announced that the winning band will perform at the 2018 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in ...
For some it was December 6, 1969, the day the Rolling Stones clambered aboard a helicopter and fled the anarchy of the Altamont Free Concert. For Rikki Farr, the moment of reckoning came almost a year later. In August 1970, he stood on the stage at the Isle of Wight Festival, looked out over a crowd of ...
The act was established in 1980 and have gone on to play huge, notable shows in the UK and further afield. They were among the artists on the bill at the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2002, and have also performed at Glastonbury. The Bootleg Beatles are currently comprised of Adam Hastings ...
The United States' “Shib Sibs" brought some paradise to PyeongChang as the Winter Games' ice dance program reached a thrilling climax. For their final round performance, Team USA's sibling duo Alex and Maia Shibutani skated out to Coldplay's “Paradise,” with a brief cut of “Fix You.” The crowd loved it, ...
Molecule8 is a company that makes collectible figures, and they recently got permission from Yoko Ono and the John Lennon Estate to create a lifelike 1:6 scale, 12-inch-tall recreation of John Lennon. Their Lennon figure has a posable exoskeleton with two interchangeable heads that display singing or ...
UK-based finance, production and sales outfit Evolutionary Films has closed a slew of deals on two of the titles on its slate. Music documentary Looking For Lennon has sold to North America (SP Releasing), China (Lemon Tree), Italy (Koch Media), Brazil (Globosat), Spain (Vertice) and Poland (Against ...
SACRAMENTO -- It's not so much a bus, but more of a state-of-the-art mobile music studio. Brian Rothschild created the John Lennon educational tour bus 21 years ago. "We are supporting the opportunity for students to be creative, to demonstrate their knowledge of different topics through the use of music ...
The 2018 Winter Olympics opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this week and four of Korea's most well-known artists collaborated on a live cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine.' The performance included Ha Hyun-woo of indie rock band Guckkasten, K-Pop duo Bolbbalgan4's Ahn Ji-young, solo artist Lee ...
Four notable Korean artists joined together to cover John Lennon's "Imagine" as part of the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang. By Daniel Kreps. 2 days ago. More News. 'Imagine' Pianist Revealed, Talks Paris Performance Openly Gay Ice Skater Adam Rippon Makes Winter Olympics History Mike ...
During the PyeongChang Olympics' opening event, viewers were treated to a performance of John Lennon's classic song, "Imagine." The rendition wasn't performed by a single musician, however. So, who sang "Imagine" at the 2018 Olympics opening ceremony? The duty was shared by four Korean ...
Molecule 8/Epic RightsA limited-edition John Lennon figure standing a foot tall will be available this April from the Molecule8 design company. The collectible statuette has been created with the approval of Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and the Epic Rights licensing company. The high-quality figure, which is priced at ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

  career
   musicians
    composers
      john lennon

music composers:
      john lennon