Category: John Lennon

Salah, The Prolific Frontman Making Liverpool’s ‘Fab 4’ Sing

There is a new “Fab Four” which makes Liverpool sing — and this time, there is no question which member is the biggest celebrity. Many fans of The Beatles think John Lennon has been the driving force behind the Liverpudlian group that became a phenomenon in the 1960s. Others lean to Paul McCartney. Mohamed Salah …

Exclusive: Wyclef Jean Samples Planet Jupiter In Uplifting New Song ‘Borrowed Time’

For his latest single, Wyclef Jean looked into the stars.   “I had been interested to hear what was coming out of Jupiter,” says Jean, 47. “What I discovered was a collage of vibrations that seemed to me just like a piano. I heard low tones, mid-range, high tones — it almost sounded like a brand …

Salah, Liverpool’s Being Made By The Frontman ‘Fab 4’ Sing

There is a new “Fab Four” which makes Liverpool sing — and this time, there’s no question which member is the largest star. Some fans of The Beatles believe John Lennon has been the driving force behind the Liverpudlian band that became a global phenomenon in the 1960s. Others lean to Paul McCartney. From the …

Why Prince Fans Are Bashing On Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance

You were wrong if you thought media went to give a pass to Justin Timberlake. Timberlake showcased lots of his hits but included a performance of Prince’s I Would Die 4 U using a giant projection of the artist onto a sheet behind the stage. After Sheila E., a close Prince buddy, tweeted that Timberlake promised her …

Massive John Lennon Painting Pays Tribute

A Guinness World Record holder is currently marking a 2,500 square foot painting of John Lennon on the International Day of Peace. Eric Waugh, who made a Guinness World Record in 2001 for creating the “world’s largest painting on canvas with a single artist,” established  his Lennon tribute, Imagine Again, in Austin, Texas. Waugh used 10 gallons …

Playlist: What’s SOJA Listening To?

Over the course of their near-20-year career, SOJA has amassed a loyal following due to their societal justice-minded brand of roots reggae. Seven members of this team — Jacob Hemphill, Kenny Bongos, Patrick O’Shea, Bobby Lee, Byrd, Hellman Escorcia, and Rafa Rodriguez — teamed up to make a playlist for USA TODAY in celebration of the new   album Poetry in …