Thursday 9 September 2021


imagine 50 : 

8:40 pm UK • 3:40 pm NYC • 1:40 pm LA • 4:40 am Tokyo

Immediately following the Tim’s Twitter Listening Party on September 9, Sean Ono Lennon and BBC6 Music’s Chris Hawkins will host a special #IMAGINE50 Listening Party Aftershow with discussion and Q&A via Twitter Spaces. The audio-only event will include the Special Guests below.



Chris Hawkins, our compere, is a seasoned radio broadcaster: presenter, host, interviewer, DJ, music aficionado and reviewer. He has gained a reputation for thoughtful, insightful and informative radio documentary programmes. He is a regular voice on BBC Radio 5 Live, and frequently appears on BBC News and BBC Breakfast TV. He currently hosts the early morning show on dedicated alternative music station BBC Radio 6 Music, the most listened-to digital-only radio station in the UK.



Sean Ono Lennon is a British-Asian-American musician, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, artist, actor and polymath. He is the son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono and brother to Kyoko Ono and Julian Lennon. He has been a member of Cibo Matto, Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Plastic Ono Band and guested with many other bands. He is a prolific songwriter, film score composer and producer and runs independent record label Chimera Music with partner Charlotte Kemp Muhl.



Klaus Voormann is a graphic designer, illustrator, musician and producer. He first met The Beatles in Hamburg’s Kaiserkeller club in 1960 and they became close friends. His design for The Beatles’ Revolver album won multiple awards including two GRAMMYs. He played bass on ‘Imagine’, the Imagine album and most of John’s solo albums and singles. He played on recordings by George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Manfred Mann, Carly Simon, Harry Nilsson, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more. His artworks and books have been exhibited/published worldwide.





Alan White is an English drummer and songwriter best known for his tenure in the progressive rock band Yes, which he joined in 1972. In 1969, he joined the Plastic Ono Band after John Lennon invited him to play at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival. He subsequently played on ‘Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)’, ‘Imagine’ and the Imagine album. White also played with The Alan Price Set, George Harrison (notably the All Things Must Pass album), Billy Preston, Ginger Baker’s Air Force and Terry Reid.



Nic Knowland BSC is a BAFTA, BIFA, BIFICA, RTS & Kodak Award winning Director of Photography. He was cameraman for John & Yoko for many of their film projects, including Imagine, “RAPE”, Apotheosis and Bed Peace. His camerawork can also be seen throughout the Grammy Award-winning documentary Gimme Some Truth featuring the recording of the Imagine album in John & Yoko’s home studio at Tittenhurst. Nick remains a much sought-after Director of Photography for music videos, concert films, commercials, documentaries, dramas and feature films.



Dan Richter is best known as Moonwatcher the man-ape in the opening sequence of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, which he also choreographed. Dan lived and worked closely with John Lennon and Yoko Ono from 1969 to 1973, organising many of their creative projects. He has had a long career as a mime, choreographer, actor, director, producer, memoirist, and for two decades a Hollywood executive. For the last thirty years, Dan has been leading mountaineering trips in Sierra Madre, California, where he teaches courses on rock climbing and mountaineering.




Tariq Ali is a political commentator, activist, film-maker and widely published author. He has written numerous books on history and politics, seven novels and is the long-standing editor of the New Left Review. He corresponded with, met and became friends with John & Yoko after John wrote ‘Revolution’ and enjoyed lively political debate with them both at home and in the pages of Black Dwarf and Red Mole alternative newspapers. He can be seen in the documentaries Gimme Some Truth and Above Us Only Sky talking about ‘Imagine’ with John & Yoko in their Tittenhurst kitchen in May 1971.




Elliot Mintz is an American broadcaster, DJ, interviewer, entertainment correspondent, TV show host, celebrity publicist and PR consultant. He first interviewed John & Yoko in 1971. They met in 1972 and became lifelong friends: socialising, travelling and vacationing together. As a DJ, Elliot’s legendary weekly syndicated radio show The Lost Lennon Tapes ran consecutively for four years, containing 219 hours of rare John Lennon material that Elliot hand-selected from the archives – a massive creative labour of love. He remains a close friend and advisor to the family.




Simon Hilton is a London-based Creative Director and prolific music video director and film editor. He is the series producer of The John Lennon Ultimate Collection Series, editor of the books Imagine John Yoko and John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band, was responsible for supervising the restoration of the Imagine and Gimme Some Truth films with their reconstruction from the original negative and new audio remixes in Stereo, Surround Sound and Dolby Atmos. He has worked with Yoko Ono for the last 18 years.





Paul Hicks is a triple Grammy Award winning British mixer and engineer renowned for his work at Abbey Road Studios and worldwide for mixing and remastering music by The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. As a musician he collaborates with Dhani Harrison, writing and performing in the band thenewno2 and composing original soundtracks for films and documentaries.




👉All that you need →  HERE  

No comments:

Post a Comment