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  • 02:02

    JOHN LENNON Afterlife Communication Channeled by Solana

    in Spirituality

     


    TONIGHT- Medium & Channeler SOLANA channels John Lennon in the afterlife. Join us for this celebration and Q&A of one of the most beloved men in our history, Mr. John Lennon. 


    The killing, on Dec. 8, 1980, marked a major social shift


    John Lennon’s death 34 years ago today triggered the same shock and outpouring of grief as the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and John F. Kennedy. So wrote critic Jay Cocks for his 1980 TIME cover story about the legacy of the late Beatle and his death by the hands of Mark David Chapman. The touching tribute — comments from Bruce Springsteen that are included in the piece may bring tears to your eyes — featured one memorable quote from Lennon’s wife, Yoko Ono: “This is not the end of an era,” she said in the days after he was killed. “The ’80s are still going to be a beautiful time, and John believed it.”


    But in his piece, Cocks makes the case for why Ono’s words were more wishful thinking than a truthful declaration.


    The band had broken up a decade before, but Lennon’s death signaled a shift more serious than the Beatles’ dissolution ever did. After all, the music of the Beatles would be around indefinitely, whether or not the band continued to record together.


    When Lennon died at age 40, however, everyone who had grown up with the Beatles was approaching middle age too. In addition to their sadness about Lennon’s death, they could not ignore their own mortality. “For everyone who cherished the sustaining myth of the Beatles,” Cocks wrote, “the murder was something else. It was an assassination, a ritual slaying of something that could hardly be named. Hope, perhaps; or idealism. Or time. Not only lost, but suddenly dislocated, fractured.”

  • 01:25

    Marla Mase & Tomás Doncker; Music , Global Soul and True Groove Records!

    in Music

    Marla Mase is a writer/performer/producer/singer/songwriter from New York City. She writes songs, plays, monologues, short stories, erotica, blogs, and poems. She is known for her gutsy, sexy, raw performance style and her intelligent lyrics and is regarded by her peers as a true musical pioneer.  Her songs, a mix of world beat, spoken word, funk, r&b, punk, soul, and classic rock-n-roll are infused with GLOBAL SOUL, the signature sound of  Tomás Doncker, her guitarist, co-writer  and producer . She is backed by his band, the Tomás Doncker Band.  Marla is also SVP of Marketing/A&R with True Groove Records, a label she runs with Tomás Doncker.


     Tomás Doncker As a prime mover on New York’s downtown “No Wave” scene in the early 1980s, Tomás Doncker cut his teeth as a guitarist with such genre-busting groups as James Chance & The Contortions, Defunkt, J. Walter Negro & The Loose Jointz and many more. Eventually he went international, touring and recording in Japan with jazz pianist Masabumi Kikuchi, and producing studio and songwriting sessions with Boosty Collins, Yoko Ono,  Reggae vocal group The Itals, and producer Prince Charles Alexander, to name just a few. Since then, Doncker has continued to work with an A-list of iconic artists including Ivan Neville, Bonnie Raitt, Meshell Ndegeocello, Living Colour lead singer Corey Glover, former P-Funk keyboardist Amp Fiddler,Shamekia Copeland,and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa. He also frequently collaborates with legendary Producer/Bassist Bill Laswell, and his ongoing "Power Of The Trinity" project was featured on CNN on November 27,2012 (Jimi Hendrix' birthday).His most recent project is "Big Apple Blues",his 2nd collaboration with Pulitzer Prize winning Poet Yusef Komunyakaa.


     

  • 01:24

    Bob Gruen, "See Hear Yoko" by Bob Gruen & Jody Denberg for Yoko Ono!

    in Pop Culture

    See Hear Yoko captures the rich complexity of Yoko Ono—woman, artist, activist, wife and mother—from her days with John Lennon through the present, with intimate portraits by the legendary rock-and-roll photographer Bob Gruen, and words by Ono herself, edited from conversations with Jody Denberg, rock radio’s “Voice of Austin, Texas.”


    Conceived expressly for Yoko Ono as a gift between friends on the occasion of her eightieth birthday, and published at her personal request, See Hear Yoko is legendary rock-and-roll photographer Bob Gruen’s tribute to an icon of contemporary American cultural history, from her days with John Lennon up through the present. Gruen, who served as personal photographer to Lennon and Ono during their years in New York City, has collaborated with his friend, Austin rock radio mainstay Jody Denberg, who edited twenty-five years of interviews with Yoko for the book’s text.


    In this breathtaking volume, Gruen has selected more than two-hundred classic color and black-and-white photographs that intimately illuminate the life of Yoko Ono at the height of her fame as a woman, wife, mother and avant-garde artist (who keeps creating, she says, because “That’s who I am.”) Yoko’s role as peace activist and artist underscores the enduring legacy of the era of rock-and-roll. See Hear Yoko reveals a modern woman in love, in ascension, in grief, in joy and in peace.


    Lavish and beautiful, mirroring the deeply personal design of the original volume given to Yoko herself, See Hear Yoko brings into focus an extraordinary woman and one of the most memorable periods in modern history.

  • 00:59

    John's Sound Engineer, Dennis Ferrante Makes YOU Smile!

    in Pop Culture

    Meet the one and only Dennis Ferrante who served as John's Sound Engineer at the Record Plant in New York City. This incredibly talented and witty musician has also worked with Alice Cooper, Hall and Oates, Cher, and many others...and even won a Grammy for his restoration of the complete collection of Duke Ellington's works. Funny, sweet, and full of energy join Dennis and his host, Jude Southerland Kessler, as they talk about John's days in New York City, about Yoko's encounter with Dennis, and about John's invitation to Dennis on 8 December 1980. At the beginning of this show, Jude (author of The John Lennon Series, http://www.johnlennonseries.com) will offer her tribute to the lovely Cynthia Lennon.

  • 01:05

    The20thAngieBowieBarnettRadioShowwithco-hostRICKHUNT& GuestARTHURMAY#20

    in Entertainment

    I’ve been involved with music and entertainment on a professional level since 1969 when I made my first Single in Paris at Pathé Marconi. I stayed in France for about two years after the recording where I worked writing what they called Ghost Songs. During this time I worked with several record companies and various writers. The early 70’s I returned to the UK and started to get into Bands and also played in a duo doing the Folk circuit. During this time I met a lot of musicians that would later go on to do great things, for example Al Stewart, John Martyn, Jasper Carrot and many more. I studied music in London and was lucky to get into a place where they did composition for a course. It was four years well spent and was a very valuable formation. It showed me how to arrange and also taught me the limitations and problems all musicians have. Around 75 I joined my first Pro Band when I was invited to join a hippy group called Starry Eyed and Laughing. Although I wasn’t very happy in this outfit I did my first real touring and very first BBC radio sessions and got into the studio more than ever. After a couple of years the group broke up and frustrated I went to Canada. This was 77 and I went to Canada because they wouldn’t let me into the USA. I formed a punk Band called Arthurs Dilemma and over the next 7 months we totally ruled Montreal. During this time I met a sponsor who took me to New York where I did the same thing but with fresh musicians. We had a lot of success. My premier was packed full of beautiful people. For example John and Yoko were there along with Andy Warhol and we are going to hear the rest of the story LIVE from ARTHUR today and hear some of hgis wonderful music. Do join us!

  • 00:31

    Take Me to the Land of Hell: discussing life/beliefs & Yoko Ono #88

    in Entertainment

    Welcome to this very special show where we talk about different people and their different belief systems about this life, the next life, above/beyond and what to do when we are absolutely bored.


    We go into what some people like to do daily, what some people like to do monthly, and how the 'other side' lives. A very thorough & informative show if I do say so myself, and brought to you as we finally count down to the FINAL 10. COMING UP.


    Also my own plans will be discussed as well.


     


     

  • 01:02

    The15thAngieBowieBarnettTalkRadioShowCo-HostRICKHUNT& GuestCHRISROBISONepisode15

    in Entertainment

    The15thAngieBowieBarnettTalkRadioShowwithCo-HostRICKHUNT&GuestCHRISROBISON-episode15. CHRIS ROBISON is a mighty keyboard player and songwriter from the North-East USA - CHRIS ROBISON has played with Elephant's Memory, The New York Dolls, Stumble Bunny and has contributed songs and touring performance to so many other musical talents. Chris is a dear friend since the 1970s where his open sexuality meshed strongly with our own beliefs about non discrimination towards all sexual preferences was our goal....He is another Musician/teacher and a great performer!

  • 01:01

    TheAngieBowieBarnettShowTalkRadio#14Gary & Eva Van Sycoc with Rick Hunt

    in Entertainment

    TheAngieBowieBarnettBlogTalkRadioShow#14presents a MINDBLOWING VALENTINE'S Show with SPECIAL GUESTS GARY & EVA VAN SYCOC!!!! GARY played BASS behind JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO, ELEPHANT'S MEMORY BAND and has played and recorded with a roster of musicians too numerous to mention here....RICK HUNT is the co host on our new one hour long RADIO show! We will discuss Gary's new release/cd POP GOES THE ELEPHANT. Gary wrote a moving tribute song to his beautiful wife EVA and Eva will be on the show with us! Showtime is 12.00 Noon  - 1.00 pm EST USA Thursday February 12 2015 and 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm GMT UK the same day. TURN ON! TUNE IN! DON'T DROP OUT FROM THIS SPARKLING INTERVIEW!

  • 00:55

    Elephants Memory Band Days with Ed Kleinman and Gary Van Scyoc

    in Pop Culture

    Having penned a GREAT new book called Joint Venture, Elephant's Memory Band Tour Manager, Ed Kleinman, gives John Lennon fans an exciting glimpse at John's solo career during the New York City years...a time about which we've heard so little. This week Ed Kleinman will be in the studio to talk with Jude about his first meeting with John, Yoko, and May Pang...and about their happy days at the Record Factory! Ed will be joined at 9:30 by Elephants Memory Band bass player, Gary Van Scyoc, and we'll rock'n'roll!!!! You can call in and chat with these two true rockers on Thursday night at 9pmET.
     

  • Holly Stephey & Gary Van Scyoc Pop Goes The Elephant John Lennon and more!

    in Entertainment

    Gary’s professional performances, experience and knowledge of the music and recording industry have continued for over fifty years.His performance and recording credits include John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Mick Jagger, Stevie Wonder, Jerry Garcia, Neil Sedaka, Keith Moon, Paul Simon, 60’s soul singer Howard Tate and the legendary songwriter/producer Jerry Ragavoy. Gary is featured in John Lennon’s “Live in NYC” music video on MTV, VH-1, HBO and Showtime. He also appears in the feature film “Imagine”, Yoko’s “Then and Now” music video, Chuck Berry’s “Hail Hail Rock and Roll”, “The John Lennon Video Collection”, The John Lennon Anthology” [Box Set], as well as the documentary’s “The U.S. vs John Lennon”, “LENNONYC” PBS’s American Masters Series, and “Strange Fruit” the history of Apple records. Other TV performances with John Lennon include the Mike Douglas show, the Dick Cavett show, Dick Clark’s “Rolling Stone's 25 Years”, VH-1’s Legends and Behind the Music. As a singer/songwriter Gary has also recorded with his own groups, the Dynatones on Hanna Barbera records, Pig Iron on Columbia records and Elephants Memory on Apple records. Gary continues to record, perform, make appearances at Beatle shows and produce local acts. He wrote his first instructional book “Shortcuts” To Improving Your Bass Playing in 2006. Gary’s work is included in the new John Lennon exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.Gary released his first “Solo” CD “Pop Goes The Elephant” in the Fall of 2014. 

  • 01:00

    The Thomas Loop Radio Show-Clint Malarchuk/Jay Moynihan - AM1440 WJJL 12/17/2014

    in Music

    The Thomas Loop Radio Show broadcast leads off with Clint Malarchuck - supporting his book - A Matter of Inches - the former NHL Goaltender tells an incredbible story.  The book can be found at www.triumphbooks.com 


    Jay Moynihan is live in studio - His bio reads here from JaySax.com - I was asked to play with the Legendary Blues, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and 6 time Grammy award winner, Buddy Guy. That was the time of my life (1999-2006). We played every state in America and 20+ countries, in just the first two years. My passport had more stamps than a stamp collection. While playing with Mr. Guy, I also got a chance to be on national television a have dozen times (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 3 times, Craig Ferguson Show twice, Jimmie Kimmel Show and The Jools Holland Show in the UK with REM and Yoko Ono). I also got to play with some of my all time idols while with Mr.Guy......Carlos Santana, Rolling Stones, Dave Matthews, Robert Plant, B.B. King, Jimmie Vaughan, John Mayer, Johnny Lang, Zac Wylde, Jools Holland, Cheryl Crow, Robert Cray, Dr.John, Van Morrison, Little Milton, Kid Rock, Ike Turner, Actor Richard Gere ,  Lou Ann Barton, Kim Wilson, and many others you'll just have to ask me about. I'm also on many different boot-leg recordings (video & Audio) with Mr.guy, so let me know what YOU find out there. 


     


    Bill Kennedy is the lead role in Frankenstein's Patchwork Monster. I'll be playing the audio trailer for the movie, which premiers 2/14/2015.