Monday, August 23, 2010

Assorted John news

- To commemorate what would have been John's 70th birthday this October, three time capsules will be put together by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Musuem and BoxofVision.

- A letter that John wrote to a young folk singer in 1971 found its intended recipient nearly four decades after the fact.

- The many ways that John's death has been represented in pop culture.

- And here's another one, a play which suggests that the CIA was behind John's tragic murder. How original.

- Yoko talks about the documentary, LENNONYC, which will premiere on PBS in November.

- Info about the touring exhibition, "Give Peace A Chance: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Bed-In For Peace."

- It has been announced that, in early October, the Plastic Ono Band will play two shows in Los Angeles.

- Finally, Thank You for Your Love, the forthcoming EP from Antony and the Johnsons, will feature a cover of "Imagine."

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