John Lennon

John Lennon

December 14, 2022
by Bill King

REVIVAL69: The Concert That Rocked The World

John Lennon image courtesy of (Ron) Chapman Prod's.
December 7, 2022
by Nicholas Jennings

There are seminal events in music history, seismic shifts when forces of personality, timing and circumstance collide to create something truly mon

Justin Bieber  Facebook photo
April 7, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Ontario locks live-streams down again, Justin Bieber (pictured) delivers an Easter surprise, and D.O.A. reflects upon touring life. Others in the headlines include Kim Harris, the ACM Awards, BMG, KKR, Tina Turner, Linda Dawe, dancehall, Anghami, Amoeba Music, Cathal Coughlan, DMX, Paul Simon, Keith Urban, John Lennon, Ryley Walker, Richard Thompson, and Pino Palladino.

Tory Lanez  Instagram photo
October 13, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Tory Lanez (pictured) is facing felony charges, We Are The City break up, and the results of the Niagara Music Awards are in. Others in the news include Unison, Indie Week, Downchild, OKAN, Terra Lightfoot, Madisyn Gifford, Samian, John Lennon, Gord Sinclair, the Glenn Gould Prize Laureate, #MondoNYC, Bahamas, Paul Hyde, and farewell Erin Wall, Mohammad Reza Shajarian, and Zoe Chilco.

Macy Gray  Facebook photo
October 1, 2020
by FYI Staff

A Canadian connection for Macy Gray (pictured), Vancouver launches a new arts grant program, and the use of avatars in pop. Also in the headlines are Brett Kissel, Holly Ellsworth-Clark, Shakers Roadhouse, Jim Byrnes, Pete Ganbarg, Napster, Prince, Twitch, Austin venues, BTS, Vin Diesel, Noel Gallagher, Lizzo, Bob Dylan, Shy Carter, Panic! at the Disco, Eric Clapton, and John Lennon.

September 24, 2020
by Kerry Doole

There’s a strong Canadian connection to the upcoming John Lennon tribute concert (pictured), Post Malone heads the Billboard Music Awards noms, and CARAS names four new Board members. Also in the news are CIMA, Lori Yates, BreakOut West, TBS Talent Search, Leahy, Amanda Martinez, Sultans of String, Contact(less) East 2020, Laila Biali, Drake, Carla Collins, Victoria Anthony, Izabelle, and farewell Tommy DeVito, Juliette Greco, and Roy Head.

Choir! Choir! Choir! Facebook photo
April 6, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Two major Montreal summer fests are cancelled, Choir! Choir! Choir! (pictured) partners with the Canadian Cancer Society, and changes for the Prism Prize. Also in the news are 8 Til Faint, Hamilton Artists Relief Fund, Tory Lanez, The Trews, John Lennon, and farewell Bill Withers and Barry Allen.



December 15, 2019
by FYI Staff

On December 16, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono arrived in Toronto and were taken straight to Ronnie Hawkins' 20-acre farm in Mississauga's northeas

Bob Ezrin photo provided by Primary Wave
October 23, 2019
by External Source

The US-based entertainment rights colossus has acquired a treasure chest of rights and song catalogues that include some of the most revered names in popular music. Among them Bob Marley, Smokey Robinson, Kurt Cobain, Lamont Dozier, Glenn Gould, Paul Anka, and now a considerable blue-chip list featuring Bob Ezrin's credits.

Cuff The Duke  Facebook photo
January 14, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Roots-rock ensemble Cuff the Duke (pictured) returns to the fray, vinyl supplier RPM closes down, a Beatles collection is stolen, and the Who announces another farewell tour. Also in the headlines are John Lennon, Lana Del Rey, Dierks Bentley, Spotify, R. Kelly, Total Gadjos, TSO, CES, Asian underground, music videos, The Masked Singer, the 1975, United Sound Systems, and Lou Reed.

Quincy Jones  Photo: Consequence of Sound
September 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Legendary music producer Quincy Jones (pictured) reflects on painful personal loss, Drake and Meek Mill make up, and John Lennon is remembered with a special US stamp. Also in the headlines are Ron Delsener, the CCMAs, Mac Miller, Hole, Aqua, Roger Waters, Skookum, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Hawksley Workman, Olivia Newton-John, Kara Grainger, Chicago, Joan Jett, and Lindy Morrison.

November 22, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The songs surgeons play while working in the operating room make our roundup of headlines, alongside Jann Arden's new memoir, the Doctor Who theme, and dance music in outer space.