Tag: Yoko Ono

Music, News

What You Need to Know: The Streaming Beatles

At 12:01 AM this morning, the world was gifted by The Beatles' music appearing on virtually every available streaming service. But what...

Popdose Flashback

Music, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1993: Billy Joel, “River of Dreams”

In 1993 Billy Joel made people feel awkward and sad. ...

Lutra Lutra

Music, Parlour to Parlour, Popdose Interviews

Parlour to Parlour, Episode 38: Lutra Lutra

"It's like hearing any of your five favorite primo-voiced pop princesses aiming for, and succeeding at, creating high art."...

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Taking Yoko Ono Seriously

 For almost 80 years, Kirkus Reviews has served as the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now...

Popblerd!

Popblerd New Release Report 9/25/12: Push & Shove Your Way Into Your Record Store

No Doubt will be competing with Mumford & Sons and Lupe Fiasco for the title of this week's biggest selling new release. Who will...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Sean Lennon’s “Dead Meat” (2006)

For the past five years or so, Brooklyn-based rich kids hipsters and indie rockers are two sides of the same coin, or at least that’s...

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Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: D&M

Rob Smith Can't Say No to the alternative pop of Drexel University's own D&M....

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Yoko Ono’s “Walking on Thin Ice” (1981)

This column usually presents semi-obscure or forgotten songs that should have been hits. “Walking on Thin Ice” is different, because if...

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Music

Imagine

For John....

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: American Masters, “LENNONYC” (PBS)

The latest entry in the esteemed PBS series American Masters covers the post-Beatles years that John Lennon spent living in New York City....

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Music

John Lennon: Real Love — The Artist at 70

John Lennon would have been 70 years old tomorrow. The Popdose staff has gathered to pay tribute....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: John Lennon, “Walls and Bridges”

There is very little difference between breakup bravado and a midlife crisis. Both make people do drastic things, buy pink Corvettes, show...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: John Lennon and Yoko Ono, “Double Fantasy Stripped Down”

In celebration of what would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday, Capitol Records has released a remastered set of his solo work,...

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Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing a Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 2

What if the Beatles had never broken up...and their best solo tracks ended up on Fab Four albums?...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 65

In this week's Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed takes us through a decade's worth of chart-scraping tracks from acts whose names start with the...