Happy Birthday, Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono is one of my greatest inspirations, a true artist in every fiber of her being. Her words have symbolically marked my mixtapes, and her book, Grapefruit, sits always on my desk at work.

She isĀ 83 today, and still making daring music that puts most artists a quarter of her age to shame. Here’s hoping there’s more to come.

In November of 1980, a few days before John Lennon untimely death on December 8, photographer Allan Tannenbaum had unique and total access to Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, who were emerging from five years of seclusion, ready to release a new album, "Double Fantasy." Many of the photographs never released before are now in the book "John & Yoko, A new York Love Story", release by Insight Editions, November 2007.///John Lennon and Yoko Ono during filming of the "Starting Over" video.

In November of 1980, a few days before John Lennon untimely death on December 8, photographer Allan Tannenbaum had unique and total access to Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, who were emerging from five years of seclusion, ready to release a new album, “Double Fantasy.” Many of the photographs never released before are now in the book “John & Yoko, A new York Love Story”, release by Insight Editions, November 2007.///John Lennon and Yoko Ono during filming of the “Starting Over” video.

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I Am Thirty Three Today // Here’s The Smashing Pumpkins

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Today is my birthday, and in celebration I’m sharing the incredible stop-motion video for The Smashing Pumpkins‘ timeless love song, Thirty Three. It’s not just one of my favorite tunes of all time, but one of the best videos from my childhood.

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