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The Sky’s the Limit as 50 Museums Join to Stream Yoko Ono-inspired Cloud Gazing

Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member ». In 1967, Yoko Ono installed a live feed of the sky above London’s Lisson Gallery, flooding sun, light, and clouds into the art space. It was “a TV just to see the sky,” the artist said. At the time, Ono was living in a windowless home and “wanted so desperately to have a sky in my apartment.” For her, the sky has held a healing presence, as she recalls in interviews that during her childhood in World War II Japan, “the sky was always for there for me.” Over the years, she continued to make artworks about the sky, most recently installing a blue mosaic speckled with clouds in a New York City subway.
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Iowa’s Izaya Fullard proud of family history to Yoko Ono and John Lennon

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) - Iowa senior first baseman Izaya Fullard is known for a lot of things such as hitting home runs or that his dad, Kenny Fullard, is a former Iowa basketball player. However, his last name carries the most meaning; his full last name is Ono-Fullard, meaning his great aunt is Yoko Ono, which also means his great uncle is John Lennon.
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THIS >>>> Re: Stupid Yoko Ono...ruined everything.

Whatever choice(s) you make makes you. Choose wisely. They have publicly accused the football program of providing impermissible benefits to their players. They’ll just try to burn the whole AD down if they don’t get what they want. Oh look who’s back. Did you like your shoutout in the article...
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John Medeski-led band covers Yoko Ono

Saint Disruption, the spirit-driven artistic duo led by pianist John Medeski and folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, has teamed up with Asheville-based hip-hop quartet Free Radio to release a split single and reimagined version of Yoko Ono’s “Where Do We Go From Here.” Listen to “Where Do We Go From Here” here: https://youtu.be/osZPO10zDe8.
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‘Working Class Hero’: John Lennon and Yoko Ono On The Classic Song

Excerpted from John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection, what follows is John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s words on the track “Working Class Hero.”. John Lennon: I like “Working Class Hero” – as a song, or a poem or whatever it is. I think its concept is revolutionary. It’s for the people like me who are working class, who are supposed to be processed into the middle classes, or into the machinery. It’s my experience, and I hope it’s just a warning to people. The thing about the song that nobody ever got right was that it was supposed to be sardonic. It had nothing to do with socialism, it had to do with: if you want to go through that trip, you’ll get up to where I am, and this is what you’ll be – some guy whining on a record, all right? If you want to do it, do it. I’m not recommending it, I’m just saying it’s something to be, like a lawyer.
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What Yoko Ono really thought about John Lennon leaving The Beatles for Plastic Ono Band

On 13 September 1969, John Lennon – the Beatle most quickly heading for the exit door – played the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival under the name Plastic Ono Band. For the first time he appeared on stage with his wife of six months, Yoko Ono. She and Lennon had been together since 1967, but within and without the Beatles’ industrial-cultural complex the Japanese artist remained, as dutifully inscribed rock lore has it, a divisive figure.Yet performing that night in Canada, as she took her place alongside her husband, Ono was united as an artist with perhaps the greatest songwriter in the...
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Watch unearthed footage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono in ‘Look At Me’ video

A new video for John Lennon‘s 1970 song ‘Look At Me’ has been released – you can watch it below. Shared by The John Lennon Estate, the black and white and colour video, shot on 8 mm film, features never-before-seen footage of Lennon and wife Yoko Ono Lennon from 1968, captured in their home in Weybridge, Surrey.
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John Lennon and Yoko Ono in Never-Before-Seen Footage From Plastic Ono Band Box Set

The 50th anniversary of the album, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, will be commemorated this year with the release of a variety of new editions including a super deluxe box set on 8 discs featuring 159 new mixes including outtakes, demos, jams and more. The set, also available on 2-CDs and 2-LPs, arrives on April 16 via Capitol/UMe.
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GALLERY: John Lennon and Yoko Ono Through the Years

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were married on March 20, 1969. The couple’s nuptials famously took place in Gibraltar, followed by their infamous “Bed-In For Peace” honeymoon in the Presidential Suite of Amsterdam’s Hilton Hotel that lasted a week. Both events were immortalized in The Beatles track “The Ballad of John and Yoko.”