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More John Lennon
Following the release of the Working Class Hero – the Definitive Lennon retrospective two CD earlier this month, Capitol Records will reissue two John Lennon catalogue solo albums on
bonus cuts. Sometime in
The remaining tracks on the original double album were taken from a surprise appearance at Frank Zappa's Fillmore East show in June 1971. It's these tracks that Yoko Ono has decided to edit, making the new version of the album a concise single CD.
Says Ono, "When John started singing 'Baby Please Don't Go' at the Fillmore East show it was his cry from the heart to the two heavily avant-garde artists - Frank Zappa and myself - with whom he was sharing a stage. John started to sing a rock n' roll song with simple chords from his childhood, to which not much could be added musically by Zappa's great band. I did my vocalization to add a little twist, while Frank jammed on his guitar - but the main emotion of the piece was pure
For this new single CD, "Listen, The Snow is Falling" and "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" have been added. "Happy Xmas" did not feature on the original album, although it preceded its release when it was released as a single, backed with "Listen, The Snow is Falling" in the
Woman Is The Nigger Of The World
Sisters O Sisters
Born In A Prison
Sunday Bloody Sunday
The Luck Of The Irish
We're All Water
Cold Turkey (Live At The Lyceum Ballroom, 1969)
Don't Worry Kyoko (Live At The Lyceum, 1969)
Well (Baby Please Don't Go) (Live At The Fillmore East, 1971)
Listen, The Snow Is Falling
Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
All tracks have been remixed except "John Sinclair" and "
Walls and Bridges was first released in 1974 and features contributions from Elton John, Klaus Voormann, Jesse Ed Davis, Jim Keltner and Nicky Hopkins. It gave Lenon his first solo No. 1 hit single with "Whatever Gets You Thru The Night" and, perhaps because of the turmoil he was going through at the time, proved to be a great album overall. This new edition features three bonus tracks including a live version of "Whatever Gets You Through The Night" recorded live at
This was the legendary show where Lennon made a surprise appearance with Elton John, having lost a bet that the song would top the chart. Elton John challenged that Lennon should repay the favor by appearing onstage with him in a show that would go on to attain legendary status for two reasons - it led to the reconciliation of John and Yoko after John's 'lost weekend', and it would turn out to be the last time John ever appeared on a public stage.
Two further bonus tracks are "Nobody Loves You (When You're Down and Out)," a previously unreleased acoustic outtake, and an interview recorded in
Walls And Bridges Track Listing:
Going Down On Love
Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
Old Dirt Road *
What You Got
Bless You *
Steel And Glass
Nobody Loves You (When You're Down And Out) *
30 Years Later:
When nine-time Grammy winner Bonnie Raitt kicked off her Souls Alike tour in early October, she promised it would be a yearlong tour. But after a few weeks on the road, fans will be happy to hear she's already talking about taking it into the spring of 2007.
"Come back soon, Bonnie. OK?" said the Ann Arbor News in a review of her sold-out show at the Michigan Theater while Billboard called the night "a testament to her enduring creative vitality."
"Raitt's voice was rich and true as she and her wonderful band traversed a musical soundscape that spanned eras and styles," said the Syracuse Post-Standard. "The night started with 'Unnecessarily Mercenary,' written by Raitt's longtime keyboardist, Jon Cleary, as a rolling tribute to his hometown,
"I Will Not Be Broken," the first single from Souls Alike, which debuted at #19 on the Billboard 200 in September, is currently in the Top 5 at the AAA radio format.
Those who haven't yet caught the current tour will have numerous opportunities to see Raitt perform on television in the months ahead. On November 18th, VH1 Classic will premiere a "Decades Rock Live" episode featuring Bonnie and her special guests Norah Jones, Ben Harper, Keb' Mo' and Alison Krauss. "CBS Sunday Morning" will air a segment on Raitt on November 20th featuring footage shot at her recent
Raitt will be interviewed on NPR's "All Things Considered" this Friday, October 28, 2005 and next Friday, November 4, 2005 her performance on "The World Café with David Dye" will air. And on November 22, 2005 iTunes will release a seven-song digital "iTunes Originals" EP by Raitt featuring live in-studio recordings, an insightful interview, and much more.
Newly announced dates for 2006 are listed below, as well a recap of Raitt's remaining 2005 tour dates. Musictoday will run ticketing pre-sales for most of the North American dates, and premium seats and meet-and-greet passes will continue to be auctioned off for charity by Charityfolks.com. See www.bonnieraitt.com for further details, including specific on-sale dates.
BONNIE RAITT - SOULS ALIKE TOUR
Date City Venue 2005
2/10 Santa Cruz, CA Civic Auditorium
2/12 Indio, CA Fantasy Springs Casino
2/13 San Diego, CA Symphony Hall
2/14 Santa Barbara, CA Arlington Theater (on-sale now)
2/16 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theater
2/18 Albuquerque, NM Kiva Auditorium
2/20 Ft. Worth, TX Bass Performance Hall
2/21 Austin, TX UT Performing Arts Center
2/22 San Antonio, TX Majestic Theater
2/24 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
2/25 Tunica, MS Grand Casino Event Center
2/28 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
3/1 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theater
3/3 Boca Raton, FL Mizner Park Amphitheater
3/4 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live (Universal Orlando)
3/5 Ft. Myers, FL Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
3/7 Asheville, NC Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
3/8 Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium
3/10 Bossier City, LA Horseshoe Casino
3/11 Marksville, LA Mari Center, Paragon Casino
UK AND EUROPE
07-Apr Carling Apollo Manchester, England
08-Apr Clyde Auditorium Glasgow, Scotland
10-Apr Symphony Hall Birmingham, England
11-Apr Cardiff Int'l Arena Cardiff, Wales
12-Apr Plymouth Pavillion Plymouth, England
14-Apr Carling Apollo Hammersmith London, England
15-Apr The New Oxford Theatre Oxford, England
17-Apr Brighton Dome Brighton, England
18-Apr Colston Hall Bristol, England
20-Apr City Hall Sheffield, England
23-Apr Waterfront Hall Belfast, Northern Ireland
24-Apr Olympia Theater Dublin, Ireland
25-Apr Royal Theater Castlebar, Ireland
27-Apr Queen Elizabeth Hall Antwerp, Belgium
29-Apr Vredenburg Utrecht, Nederland
30-Apr Oosterpoort Groningen, Nederland
02-May Amager Bio Copenhagen, Denmark
03-May Train Aarhus, Denmark
Lifetime in December
RECIPE FOR A PERFECT CHRISTMAS (Lifetime Original Movie Premiere)
Airs Monday, December 5, , Wednesday, December 14, , Friday, December 16, , Saturday, December 24, .
A hilarious holiday treat about a first-time food critic who bites off more than she can chew! JJ Jenner’s orderly life is turned upside down when her estranged, free-spirited mother, Lee, shows up unannounced to stay for the holidays. Desperate to get some work done, JJ sets her mom up with Alex, a sweet and ambitious young chef, in exchange for reviewing his restaurant. When writer’s block suddenly hits, JJ begins to realize that her true feelings for Alex may be the problem. Starring Carly Pope, Christine Baranski and Bobby Cannavale. (Comedy/2005)
STRONG MEDICINE (Original Series, Premiere Episode)
We Wish You A Merry Cryst-Meth
Airs Sunday, December 11, /PT
With Dylan on vacation with Araya, Lu juggles his heavy caseload and a hectic clinic while the Christmas holidays quickly approach. Lu also searches for someone to take care of three kids abandoned by their meth-addicted mother. Meanwhile, the hospital’s Bad Santa dampens Christmas spirits all around the hospital.
MISSING (Original Series, Premiere Episode)
Have You Seen This Man?
Airs Sunday, December 11, /PT
A volunteer fails to return from his work in
HOW CLEAN IS YOUR HOUSE (Original Series, Premiere Episodes)
Who Let the Dogs Out?
Airs Friday, December 5, /PT
Jackie loves to rescue dogs. Her and her husband share their home and bed with 12 dogs! In addition to dirty dishes and neglected laundry there are pet stains and mounds of fur. Rescue begins here! Will Kim & Aggie get this twosome out of the doghouse?
Airs Friday, December 16, /PT
Shanette and her three kids share a three-bedroom clutter fest; piles of clothes, stacks of dirty dishes and filth from floor to ceiling! Their busy schedules, shopping adoration and pack-rat tendencies only add fuel to this fire. Can Kim & Aggie give this place the clean it desperately needs?
Airs Friday, December 23, /PT
Mark leaves his pristine paralegal office and goes home to a purely putrid apartment. This successful 32 year-old admits his failure: cleaning. He pad is so bad he flew his little sister in from
“EVERY DAY’S A
Airs Monday-Friday, November 28 to December 23, .
A month of feel-good holiday themed movies to help ring in the holiday season.
DECK THE HALLS (
Airs Monday, December 12,
Holly returns to her hometown with her eight-year old son, Ben, to work for her father's toy business. Soon after, Ben watches a man, Nicholas Hall, move in next door with a sleigh, red suit, and lots of Christmas goodies. Ben begins to believe that their new neighbor is Santa Claus, and devises a plan to set up his mom with Santa Claus. Starring Gabrielle Carteris. (Dramedy/2005)
Airs Tuesday, December 6 ,
Fourteen-year-old LeAnn Rimes wants nothing more than to sing at the Grand Ole Opry. She is invited to sing at a Christmas concert on
CRAZY FOR CHRISTMAS
Airs Wednesday, December 7,
ON THE 2ND DAY OF CHRISTMAS
Airs Friday, December 16,
In this spirited Christmas romantic comedy, a determined security guard's life is transformed when he nabs a pickpocket team of a young woman and her six-year-old niece. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Mary Stuart Masterson and Lauren Pratt. (Drama/1997)
HIS AND HER CHRISTMAS (
Airs Monday, December 19,
Tom and Liz are journalists who work at rival papers in the same city. Tom's employer, the biggest paper in town, is trying to buy the small paper that Liz works for. In an effort to save her newspaper, Liz creates a Christmas column that is an instant hit. The bigger paper responds by assigning Tom to write a rival Christmas column. A chance meeting between the two journalists turns into a public disaster, but it is also love at first sight. (Dramedy/2005)
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (
Airs Monday, December 26,
After their parents are killed in an accident, the four McMurrin children live with their loving Aunt Martha. Martha wants to adopt the children, but the town's bitter old banker stands in their way. However, the children's courage and ingenuity triumph and they become a family just before the holidays. Starring Sean Young, Perry King, Lucia Walters and John Novak. (Dramedy/2005)
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SANTA (Lifetime Premiere)
Airs Tuesday, December 6 at
Tyler Madison is one of
NOEL (Lifetime Premiere)
Airs Tuesday, December 13 at
The lives of several New Yorkers intertwine on Christmas Eve. Nina is dealing with a possible pregnancy and her fiancé’s jealousy, Rose is struggling with loneliness and her mother's Alzheimer’s, and a young man makes plans to purposefully spend Christmas in the hospital. Ultimately, their lives intersect and they help each other realize that the holiday doesn't have to be perfect. Starring Penelope Cruz, Paul Walker, Susan Sarandon, Marcus Thomas, Alan Arkin and Robin Williams. (Drama/2004)
MIRACLE ON THE 17TH GREEN (Basic Cable Premiere)
Airs Tuesday, December 20 at
When a man loses his job at an advertising agency, he decides that he will try to make money by joining the U.S. Senior Golf Tour. His decision causes tensions with his wife and family. Starring Robert Urich, Meredith Baxter and Ernie Hudson. (Drama/1999)
BEAUTY (Lifetime Premiere)
Airs Tuesday, December 27,
Alix Miller is an artist commissioned to paint Lee Crompton's portrait at his country estate. Alix soon discovers that Crompton's facial deformities can't hide his intelligence and inner beauty. Together they find their hearts' desires, and find that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Starring Janine Turner, Jamey Sheridan, Hal Holbrook and
BETRAYAL (Basic Cable Premiere)
Airs, Wednesday December 28,
A professional assassin who works for the mob steals one million dollars from her last hit and decides to leave town with the money. She meets a woman and her teenage son and pays them for a ride to
HARLEQUIN: DIAMOND GIRL (Lifetime Premiere)
Airs Thursday, December 29,
FATHERS AND SONS (Basic Cable Premiere)
Airs Friday, December 30,
The lives of neighbors on the same street intertwine over the course of several years. Anthony and his wife Jenny have a newborn and struggle with parenting, an airline pilot is unhappily married to Nora and meets an intriguing woman, and a young man returns to his estranged family after his father's death and falls in love with a woman. Starring Bradley Whitford, Vinessa Shaw, Samantha Mathis, Shelly Duvall, Kathy Baker, Gale Harrold, John Mahoney, Ron Eldard, Barbara Barrie and Lisa Edlestein. (Drama/2004)
King Kong Peter Jackson's Production Diaries -- the three-time Academy Award® winning director (the Lord of the Rings trilogy) invites viewers to immerse themselves in this project, which combines a full-color book with more than 50 pages, four production conceptual art prints and two DVDs to create a step-by-step, first-hand account of the film's intense eight-month production process. In another first, King Kong Peter Jackson's Production Diaries will be released
Available for a limited time, this comes with a collector's letter of authenticity. Introduced by Jackson himself, the package's 54 production diaries provide an opportunity to see stars Naomi Watts (Oscar® nominated for 21 Grams), Jack Black (
· A full-color book with more than 50 pages containing dozens of on-set and behind-the-scenes photographs, drawings and images from the production.
· Four production lithographs created by the conceptual artists at Big Primate Pictures and WETA workshop, commissioned for the production diaries DVD collection and suitable for framing.
· Numbered letter of authenticity.
· Two DVDs featuring 54 production diaries, an introduction from director Peter Jackson and a look at the creation of the Kong/T-Rex battle scene.
Industry Honors Acting Coach
More than 100 industry executives and celebrities gathered at the
"What I love most about Scott's book is the fact that these eight can be found in any life situation - the office, your family - even the White House!," said Emmy award-winning TV director Mary Lou Belli.
Sedita's breakdown of the eight characters are: the neurotic, the bitch/bastard, the womanizer/manizer, the loveable loser, the logical smart one, the materialstic one, the dumb one and the one who lives in his own universe.
"Well, according to Scott, I guess my character's the Bitch!" said Kate Linder ('Esther Valentine' on 'Young & the Restless"). More than 98 books were purchased. Sedita will soon embark upon a national radio campaign. www.SitcomActing.com
Cameron Diaz in College
mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, continued its surprise “Stand In” event series today by hosting actress Cameron Diaz at
“Cameron Diaz has used her passion for the environment to focus global attention on this issue,” said Stephen Friedman, GM, mtvU. “It’s an honor to bring her and William McDonough – arguably one of today’s most respected sustainable development experts – to share their thoughts and ideas with college students.”
“If telling my stories can somehow highlight sustainable design and environmental protection issues in the minds of the people who will be planning and building our cities, then I hope that they can somehow redefine the way engineering impacts our environment,” said Cameron Diaz. “Giving these students this surprise was not only fun, but hopefully Mr. McDonough and I gave them some food for thought as they progress through their education and move into their chosen career path.”
Diaz is an international superstar with more than twenty-five feature films to her credit including the current hit “In Her Shoes” with Toni Collette and Shirley MacLain, “There’s Something About Mary,” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Shrek.” This spring, Diaz traveled the globe’s most exotic, and sometimes ecologically threatened, wonders to seek and discover ways to preserve them in MTV’s adventure reality series “Trippin.’
Cameron Diaz is also involved with mtvU's ongoing CURB GLOBAL WARMING campaign, organizing college students to join a virtual march on
William McDonough is a world-renowned architect and designer and winner of three
Cameron Diaz and William McDonough are the latest national public figures to participate as a guest in mtvU’s “Stand In” event series. Each stepping in as a guest professor and teaching a class unique to their experience and background, previous participants include Madonna, Bill Gates, Melissa Etheridge, Kanye West, Shimon Peres, Elie Wiesel, Russell Simmons, author Tom Wolfe, Marilyn Manson, Senator John McCain and Sting.
20,000 Streets Under the Sky –
This story of unrequited love, set in the grimy streets and bars of 1930s
20,000 Streets Under the Sky premieres Tuesday, December 27, /
MR. HARVEY LIGHTS A CANDLE –
High school teacher Mr. Harvey (Timothy Spall, Shooting the Past, Secrets & Lies) is completely misunderstood — and not just in the classroom. He’s been carrying a secret which has shaped his entire identity, but he is about to shed it. The kids, and his colleagues, think he’s always been an old, humorless, fuddy-duddy. But before the end of a field trip to a 13th century cathedral, they’ll learn about his painful secret. Before the end of the trip the students, staff, and Mr. Harvey himself will experience an epiphany. Also starring Celia Imrie (
Mr. Harvey Lights a Candle premieres Saturday, December 24, /
CREATURE COMFORTS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL —
This hilarious collection of film shorts from the makers of Wallace & Gromit puts interview responses about the holidays into the mouths of a collection of animal characters. This half-hour holiday special is part of BBC
The Creature Comforts Christmas special premieres Friday, December 23, /
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS —
Robson Green (Wire in the Blood) stars in this heartwarming story of love and friendship, centered on two lifelong friends who take rivalry to extremes and forget what Christmas is really about. Colin (Robson Green) and Howie (Mark Benton, Murphy’s Law) are in their thirties, happily married, and living on the same street. But despite their grown-up responsibilities, they're still locked in a schoolboy obsession with outdoing each other. Once it was football, girls, and clothes — now they compete over cars, jobs, and Christmas decorations! As they cover their houses with an ever-expanding and expensive array of lights, they seem oblivious to the damage their competition has had on their marriages and their lives. Can anything bring them to their senses?
Christmas Lights premieres Friday, December 23, /
LIVING IN THE MORNING, LAUGHS IN THE AFTERNOON
This holiday season BBC
The BBC AMERICA holiday marathon runs Saturday, December 24 through Saturday, December 31.
MONTY PYTHON NEW YEAR’S BINGE
Fall off the comedy wagon this New Year’s Eve with BBC
The Monty Python New Year’s Binge begins Saturday, December 31, /
DECEMBER PREMIERES AND MARATHONS
CREATURE COMFORTS —
This hilarious collection of film shorts from the makers of Wallace & Gromit puts interview responses from the British public into the mouths of over one hundred animal characters. In the series, a shar-pei will do his best impression of Naomi Campbell, hens will explain how feng shui should be incorporated at the work place, and sea lions will speak out against liposuction. BBC
Creature Comforts premieres Friday, December 2, /
WAKING THE DEAD (SEASON FIVE) –
Waking the Dead follows the crack team from the Cold Case unit, led by Chief Inspector Boyd (Trevor Eve, Heat of the Sun, The Politician’s Wife) as they reopen files on old crimes, applying cutting-edge techniques. The team always seems to unearth chilling new dangers, probably because they are the only ones who can bring a murderer to justice several years after a crime. As the fifth season begins, the team is still rattled over the death of a colleague, and they’re wondering if their new recruit is a mole.
Waking the Dead premieres Monday, December 5, /
SILENT WITNESS (SEASON EIGHT) —
Forensic pathologist Sam Ryan (Amanda Burton, The Whistle Blower) believes passionately in her work and will not rest until she has solved the mystery of how and why the person in front of her has died. In the eighth season of this award-winning series Ryan embarks on a journey home to
Silent Witness premieres Thursday, December 1, /
MILE HIGH FREQUENT FLYER CLUB
Fasten your seatbelts, place your seats and tray tables in the upright position, and get ready for takeoff with BBC
Tune in to see the first six episodes of Mile High Saturday, December 3, / This marathon will repeat on Sunday, December 4, /
SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE BAD GIRLS
Spend Saturday night locked in with Bad Girls, the new BBC
Catch the first five episodes of Bad Girls on Saturday, December 10, / This marathon will repeat on Sunday, December 11, /
NIGHT OF VICE
Don’t miss a night of fighting prostitution, pornography, and murder in this marathon of The Vice. Past demons, compromising situations, and dangerous tactics are central themes in this dark series set in the Vice Unit of London’s Metropolitan Police. Starring Ken Stott (Messiah) as Inspector Pat Chappel, who struggles to keep home life separate from the seamy
Episode #10: "Triumph"
Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 6 (/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 8 (), 9 (), 10 (), 11 (), 12 (), 13 () and 18 ()
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 6 (), 7 () and 14 ()
Unanimously proclaimed emperor by the Senate, Caesar (Ciaran Hinds) pronounces the war over, and prepares for five days of feasting and games honoring his "triumph." No longer an enlisted soldier, Pullo (Ray Stevenson) eyes a pastoral future with Eirene (Chiara Mastalli); Vorenus (Kevin McKidd) runs for municipal magistrate, with Posca's help; Octavian (Max Pirkis) retrieves Octavia (Kerry Condon) from her self-imposed exile; and Servilia (Lindsay Duncan) invites a revenge-minded Quintus Pompey (Rick Warden) into her home, to Brutus' (Tobias Menzies) dismay.
Written by Adrian Hodges; directed by Alan Taylor.
Episode #11: "The Spoils"
Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 13 ()
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 15 (), 16 (), 17 (), 18 (), 19 ( ET/11:00 pm PT) and 20 ()
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 13 (), 14 () and 21 ()
While Pullo descends into Erastes' (Lorcan Cranitch) netherworld, Vorenus negotiates a severance for veteran soldiers on behalf of Caesar, who invites him and Niobe (Indira Varma) to one of Atia's (Polly Walker) parties. Cassius (Guy Henry) attempts to convince Brutus that the life and death of the republic is "in your hands."
Written by Bruno Heller; directed by Mikael Salomon.
Episode #12 (season finale): "Kalends of February"
Debut date: SUNDAY, NOV. 20 ()
Other HBO playdates: Nov. 22 (), 23 (), 24 (), 25 () and 26 ()
HBO2 playdates: Nov. 20 () and 21 ()
As a result of their arena exploits, Pullo and Vorenus have become heroes to the Roman rank and file, causing Caesar to reward those he normally would punish. Pullo's unexpected return to Vorenus' household is not appreciated by his former slave Eirene; Caesar decides to overhaul the Senate by adding some unexpected new faces, to the chagrin of the old guard; and Servilia hurdles the final obstacle in her ambitious revenge scenario, at Niobe's expense.
Judy Tenuta and Nicollette Sheridan, plus many of the daytime stars, use Color Club.
Color Club will be participating in an upcoming Allure event, by donating product. Allure will be co-partnering with Shecky's to once again bring City Pretty - this time in
The events will benefit Operation Smile, an organization that works to change the lives of tens of thousands of children and young adults suffering from devastating facial deformities throughout the world. To date, Operation Smile has operated on more than 95,000 children in 25 countries worldwide.
Moschino + Cartier
= Starlet Fave
Alexis Bledel, Devon Aoki, and Elizabeth Banks wore Moschino dresses at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Show Sponsored by Cartier. The event took place on
LeAnn Rimes wore a black fringed Moschino cocktail dress at the Lili Claire event this last weekend. The dress retails for $2300. Available at select Saks and Berdorf Goodman stores.