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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Lennon’s “(Just Like) Starting Over”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2020 - 8:56 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Elton John’s “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2019 - 10:33 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Lennon’s “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2019 - 10:16 am

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Watch Sean Ono Lennon Cover “Isolation” For His Dad’s 80th Birthday

Since quarantine began, we've gotten a lot of John Lennon covers. Besides Gal Gadot's now-infamous star-studded "Imagine" singalong, we got renditions of the topical "Isolation"
Peter Helman | October 9, 2020 - 1:51 pm

Watch Tame Impala Play “Jealous Guy” In Bed For John Lennon’s 80th Birthday

If he were still alive, John Lennon would be turning 80 today. And to celebrate his birthday, Tame Impala mastermind Kevin Parker, whose voice has…
Peter Helman | October 9, 2020 - 12:57 pm

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Invokes John Lennon’s “Imagine” To Dismiss The Idea Of Defunding Police

Amidst countless reports of New York police brutalizing and escalating confrontations with protesters over the past week, including the incident where police rammed vans into
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2020 - 12:15 pm

Superorganism Board The Quarantine John Lennon Cover Train

As we get deeper into this quarantine, it seems like bands are navigating towards covering classic rock acts in this time of international uncertainty. John…
James Rettig | April 27, 2020 - 1:14 pm

Jamie Dornan Addresses “Imagine” Video Backlash, Concedes “Too Many Beautiful Trees”

One of the first great unifying experiences of this mass quarantine we've all been enduring was coming together to mock a video of celebrities including…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2020 - 12:15 pm

Margo Price Pushes Back Album Release, Shares John Lennon Cover

Margo Price has joined not one but two exclusive coronavirus clubs today: artists who have delayed their album due to the pandemic and artists who
Peter Helman | March 27, 2020 - 12:13 pm

Dirty Projectors – “Isolation” (John Lennon Cover)

Watch out, Gal Gadot -- you're not the only one who can cover a John Lennon song while self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic! While Gadot
Peter Helman | March 19, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Check Out Lingua Ignota’s Sick Remix Of Gal Gadot & Friends’ “Imagine” Cover

What was your first thought when you watched Gal Gadot and her ragtag band of quarantined celebrity friends covering John Lennon's "Imagine"? OK, second thought,…
Peter Helman | March 19, 2020 - 1:16 pm

Tulsi Gabbard Shares “Imagine” Cover On Anniversary Of John Lennon’s Death

Move over, Mayor Pete! There's a new Democratic presidential challenger in the music game.
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2019 - 12:04 pm

Howard Stern Hosts Spoon Covering John Lennon, Tries To Set Robin Up With Britt Daniel

Spoon stopped by the Howard Stern Show to perform their 2014 track "Rent I Pay" and cover John Lennon’s 1970 song "Isolation." Last year, frontman…
Julia Gray | September 11, 2019 - 5:48 pm

Watch Robin Pecknold, James Mercer, & Friends Cover “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” With Judy Collins Herself

This year's Newport Folk Festival was quite eventful! Not only did country supergroup the Highwomen make their official debut performance, the fest ended with an…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2019 - 11:55 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: John Lennon’s “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2019 - 10:16 am
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