In choosing photos for this blog, I usually shy away from really famous ones Iwo Jima, the Time Square Kiss because the chances are that most people not only have seen them but also know the backstories behind them some probably even better than I do. The picture of John Lennon and Yoko Ono lying on the floor together a few hours before he was murdered was ten years in the making. The first picture I took of John was my first important assignment from Rolling Stonein
It's arguably the most controversial album cover in rock 'n' roll history, and if authorities in New Jersey had their way, every last one of them would have been destroyed. On Jan. The album, which had been released the previous November, featured a picture John and Yoko stark naked on the cover which, even by today's looser standards, is still not necessarily the most effective way of getting product onto the shelves.
Long before a body-positive movement really existed, the couple tried to present themselves as simply 'two slightly overweight ex-junkies'. U nfinished Music No 1: Two Virginsreleased 50 years ago this month, is only for the most ardent Beatles fans. The first of three experimental albums that John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded centred around birdsong, garbled shrieking, amplifier feedback, tape loops and distorted instrumentation.
The nine slides and negatives were held as evidence in an aggravated arson case stemming from a house fire May 11, The pictures have been in the Criminal District Court's property room since court action ended in the case in AugustNew Orleans attorney Matt Greenbaum. Ono asked Greenbaum a week ago to try to get the pictures.
A famous nude image of John Lennon and Yoko Ono that adorned their album cover is to be made into an advert for vodka. The photograph, from the couple's album, Unfinished No 1: Two Virgins, has been bought by Swedish vodka firm Absolut to be used in an American advertising campaign. The picture is the rear cover of the album and shows a naked John and Yoko from behind, with the space in between them altered to represent the shape of an Absolut bottle.
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Because pretty much everything we cover here on Treble can be traced back to The Beatles in some way. And they each released anywhere between one and a half dozen great records from then on, All Things Must Pass and Plastic Ono Band being the best of the bunch. But they also each had their own descent into mediocrity at some point or another.
Life is, John Lennon said, what happens while you are busy making other plans. He also said that he believes that time wounds all heels. It was a magical mystery tour around this, perhaps the most famous 19th century apartment in New York, the Dakota Building.
Unfinished Music No. It was the result of an all-night session of musical experimentation with Yoko in John's home studio at Kenwoodwhile his wife, Cynthia Lennonwas on holiday in Greece. In an attempt to avoid controversy, the LP record was sold in a brown paper bag, and distributed by Track and Tetragrammaton in the United Kingdom and the United States respectively.