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John Lennon’s Gimme Some Truth Box Set Out Now (Win Two Albums!)

November 23, 2010 drainu182 0

To commemorate John Lennon’s 70th birthday on 9 October, 2010, EMI released the Gimme Some Truth Box Set. Featured in the sweeping initiative are eight remastered John Lennon solo albums and new titles including Double Fantasy Stripped Down, Power To The People: The Hits, Gimme Some Truth, and the John Lennon Signature Box.

For the first time, Lennon’s classic solo albums and other standout recordings have been digitally remastered from his original mixes. Double Fantasy, 1980’s GRAMMY …

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Will Ferrell and Manny Pacquiao Cover John Lennon’s “Imagine” on Kimmel

November 2, 2010 drainu182 0

Will Ferrell and Spider-Man Manny Pacquiao covered John Lennon’s “Imagine” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. This is Ferrell’s second recent musical performance on a late night show. He was last on Letterman singing some Celine Dion. We can’t wait for the inevitable Will Ferrell duet with his doppelganger Red Hot Chili Peppers’s Chad Smith. Did we just make a Spider-Man and doppelganger joke in the same post? Oh snap. Anyways, check out the video of “Imagine” below …

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Record Store Day – John Lennon, Devo, Queens of The Stone Age, The Thermals, The Cribs, Charlotte Gainsbourg

April 8, 2010 drainu182 1

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John Lennon, DEVO, The Thermals, The Cribs, Queens of The Stone Age, and Charolotte Gainsbourg are included among the wealth of exclusive pieces that will be available on Record Store Day at select participating independent record stores. In support of indie record stores and the annual occasion, many labels have created special cds, records, box sets, and more for some of their most celebrated artists that will only be available on April 17, 2010 until they sell out. There are …

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Stone Temple Pilots – “Revolution” Come Together John Lennon Tribute 10/2/01

December 8, 2009 drainu182 1

Twenty nine years ago today, John Lennon was killed outside of his New York apartment. On October 2nd, 2001, a tribute concert was held at Radio City Music Hall. Come Together: A Night for John Lennon’s Words and Music was hosted by Kevin Spacey and featured performances from Dave Matthews, Cyndi Lauper, Stone Temple Pilots and more. Here’s Stone Temple Pilots rendition of the Beatles’ classic “Revolution.” If you like the performance, you can pick up the DVD on Amazon