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Every Song On The Beatles’ “White Album” Ranked Worst To Best

"The White Album" was a neat little concept. Actually, it was a sprawling mess that defies concept, but still: clever idea to roll this one…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2018 - 10:00 am

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In Honor Of Sgt. Pepper’s 50th Anniversary, We Ranked Every Beatles Album

It was 50 years ago today: The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, an album of profound significance in the arc of modern
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2017 - 10:48 am

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Just Like He’s Ringing A Bell: 20 Great Chuck Berry Moments

Six years ago, when I was a Pitchfork News writer, I wrote Chuck Berry's obituary. Berry had collapsed onstage in Chicago, and my editor wanted…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2017 - 8:58 am

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Miley Cyrus & Mark Ronson – “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” (Feat. Sean Ono Lennon) (John Lennon & Yoko Ono Cover)

In 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono, his second wife, and he quit the Beatles. Two years later, Lennon and Ono teamed up with the…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2018 - 8:55 am

Yoko Ono Shares New Version Of “Imagine” On John Lennon’s Birthday

Earlier this year, Yoko Ono announced a new album Warzone, consisting of new versions of songs she’s recorded or been involved with throughout her career.
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | October 9, 2018 - 3:21 pm

Paul McCartney Reveals The Only Song John Lennon Ever Complimented Him On

Paul McCartney is busy on the press tour for his recently released new album Egypt Station, which means that we just got an extensive GQ
Peter Helman | September 28, 2018 - 3:46 pm

John Lennon: Imagine: The Ultimate Collection Includes Previously Unheard Demos And Outtakes

John Lennon would have been 78 this year on 10/9. In the week leading up to the beloved icon’s birthday, Geffen and UMe are debuting…
Gil Green | August 23, 2018 - 10:23 am

Lennon & McCartney Take A Selfie

You read that right: Lennon and McCartney took a selfie together. Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney, that is.
Chris DeVille | August 15, 2018 - 9:36 am

Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, & Other Rock Stars’ Handwriting Made Into Downloadable Typefaces

The new frontier in rock-star hero worship: fonts.
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2018 - 3:49 pm

Win A Limited Edition John Lennon Figure From Molecule8

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…
Stereogum | February 19, 2018 - 12:02 pm

Watch Coldplay Cover Chuck Berry’s “You Never Can Tell” In Charlottesville

The big surprise guest at Dave Matthews' Concert For Charlottesville last night was Stevie Wonder, who came out during the Dave Matthews' set to perform…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2017 - 10:17 am

Yoko Ono Makes John Lemon Drink Change Its Name

Back in 2012, a Polish beverage company started the John Lemon line of lemonades. The drinks have started to gain popularity in Europe, and now…
James Rettig | September 20, 2017 - 1:45 pm

Hear Arcade Fire’s Studio Cover Of John Lennon’s “Mind Games”

Lately, Arcade Fire have been covering John Lennon's 1973 marital-discord anthem "Mind Games." They debuted it live at a Lollapalooza aftershow at Chicago's Metro last…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2017 - 8:56 am

Watch Arcade Fire Cover John Lennon’s “Mind Games” In Chicago

Arcade Fire played a Lollapalooza aftershow at the Metro in Chicago last night. After decrying all the negativity in the world, Win Butler launched into…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2017 - 10:42 am

Yoko Ono Will Receive Songwriting Credit On John Lennon’s “Imagine”

John Lennon's "Imagine" is one of the most popular, most covered, most licensed songs in popular music history, and now Lennon's widow and collaborator Yoko…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 9:35 am

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Just Like He’s Ringing A Bell: 20 Great Chuck Berry Moments

Six years ago, when I was a Pitchfork News writer, I wrote Chuck Berry's obituary. Berry had collapsed onstage in Chicago, and my editor wanted…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2017 - 8:58 am
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