1980 – John and Yoko’s ‘Double Fantasy’ album was released. A No.1 in the US & the UK the set featured the No.1 single ‘Just Like Starting Over.’
1979 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono celebrate his and Sean’s birthdays with a party at New York’s Tavern on the Green. John and Sean were born on the same day… wow.
1976 – John Lennon receives his “green card” from U.S. immigration authorities. Sometime In New York City (1972) is as outward-looking and blunt as Imagine was, for the most part, soft-focused and otherworldly. As its title suggests, the album reflects Lennon’s immersion in the drama and noise of the city to which he had moved […]
1975 – Sean Lennon is born this day in rock history! Sean Taro Ono Lennon (aka Sean Ono Lennon, born 9 October 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He is the son of musicians and peace activists John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Biography Early life and education Sean Lennon was born in […]
1974 – Lennon is reunited with Yoko Ono after his yearlong, booze-sodden “Lost Weekend.”
1974 – John Lennon releases his “Walls And Bridges” LP, which would go on to top the Billboard album chart a few weeks later. Recorded during his estrangement from Yoko Ono, it turned out to be the last record that Lennon recorded without input from her.
1972 – Yoko Ono’s ex-husband Tony Cox is reported missing with the couple’s daughter Kyoko.
1972 – John Lennon & Yoko Ono release Some Time in New York City. The album comes free with a second disc that features an atrocious live performance in which the Mothers of Invention back the couple.
1971 – Yoko Ono appears at the London department store Selfridges, where she signs copies of her book Grapefruit. John Lennon turns up to lend a wrist.
1971 – Frank Zappa and his Mothers of Invention are joined onstage at New York’s Fillmore East by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
1971 – At Cannes, John Lennon and Yoko Ono screen their films “Apotheosis” and “Fly.”
1970 – In today’s Rolling Stone is the first part of an off-the-cuff interview with John Lennon by Jann Wenner. Among Lennon’s pearls is this summary of the Beatles reaction to Yoko Ono: “You sit through 60 sessions with the most big-headed uptight people on earth and see what it’s f*ckin’ like, and be insulted […]