Yoko Ono Will Share Credit for John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ – The New York Times

Yoko Ono

Source: Yoko Ono Will Share Credit for John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ – The New York Times

I wouldn’t have imagined this (pun intended), but the reasoning behind including Yoko Ono in the songwriting credits for “Imagine” are certainly solid. I can’t say I am a fan of Ms. Ono’s art, but she certainly is, and has been since before I was born, an intellectual. It is clear to me that John Lennon would have valued her ideas, so songwriting credit…sure, why not. Or better yet, hell yes. read more

The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ at 50: Still Full of Joy and Whimsy – The New York Times

Source: The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ at 50: Still Full of Joy and Whimsy – The New York Times

The first album I ever bought. Some of it sounds goofy to me now, but mostly it’s brilliant. An absolute classic.