Chatting with Carlos Santana and his wife, drummer Cindy Santana on June 5th, 2020 to talk about their cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" for "SONG AID" that day. We were three months into the pandemic and lockdown, so I asked Carlos if this song also speaks to the pain and loss many of us were experiencing during Covid-19.
Beatle Brunch Host Joe Johnson, along with Beatles Channel host Tom Frangione, met and talked with the true "Fifth Beatle", Billy Preston on August 21, 2004, about his then new EP CD of Beatles tunes and his plans for those songs, plus everything George and Beatles. Surprisingly, Billy told us he was a listener of Beatle Brunch, which just made our day. Billy passed away on June 6, 2006 at the age of 59.He is truly missed.
John & Yoko's Plastic Ono Band 50th anniversary remix remaster is OUT. Here this this 1-hour radio show hosted by noted British archivist, author and radio personality, Kevin Howlett, featuring interviews with Ringo Starr, Klaus Voorman, Yoko Ono, Alan White and many others, PLUS historic recollections from John Lennon. Enjoy this commercial free special honoring John & Yoko's favorite project together: Plastic Ono Band.
Perhaps the most hated man in the world, who gunned down John Lennon outside of his Dakota apartment in front of his wife Yoko Ono in 1980, was denied parole for an 11th time, New York state corrections officers announced on Wednesday.