Tag Archives: John Lennon

Scribes Sounding Off: Did It! From Yippie to Yuppie: Jerry Rubin, An American Revolutionary

Author Pat Thomas and Sean Jewell will be guests on The Roadhouse on KEXP tonight from 7:30 to 8:30 PM to discuss his new book and play music from the era with fill-in host DJ Hans. Review by Sean Jewell, DJ assistant for The Roadhouse on KEXP Pat Thomas is the author of Listen, Whitey:Read more…

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Take Your Mama Out: KEXP’s Mothers Day Video Roundup

It’s time to take your mama out all night. No, really, ’cause it’s Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14th, and moms don’t get the props they deserve for what has to be one of the most thankless jobs on the planet. Plus, they physically pushed you out of their body. That in itself deserves a bouquetRead more…

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Bed Peace: A KEXP Video Roundup

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were certainly not the only ones singing for peace, and many have and will join them in the decades to come. As KEXP gathers for a Bed-In for Peace in the Gathering Space, starting at 8:00 AM, here on the blog, we’ve gathered some of our favorite songs about loveRead more…

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Bed Peace: The Story of John & Yoko

Dear Friends, In 1969, John and I were so naïve to think that doing the Bed-In would help change the world. Well, it might have. But at the time, we didn’t know. It was good that we filmed it, though. The film is powerful now. What we said then could have been said now. InRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2016

It’s that time of year again, and KEXP has a menu of musical delights for your Thankgiving! And in the spirit of the holiday, we want to thank all our donors and listeners for helping make listener-powered KEXP happen. (And if you’re not a donor yet, why not make a tax-deductible gift before the endRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2015

It’s Thankgiving, and chances are, you’ve already got your menu all planned out, right? Well, to help feed your musical appetite, KEXP is serving up a Video Roundup of delicious songs below. No need to loosen your belt; this playlist platter is calorie free! Listen along as you finish up in the kitchen, greet yourRead more…

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Friday on My Mind – Father’s Day!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind a weekly post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Father’s Day will be taking place this Sunday June 17th, so we’re looking at songs about Dads. The origin of Father’s Day isRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: The Best Non-Traditional Traditional Holiday Songs

For this new weekly feature, Friday on My Mind, we are collaborating with King 5 News to bring you a different “Top 3″ list centered around various musical subjects and themes. This week, I’m bringing you the Best Non-Traditional Traditional Holiday Songs. There haven’t been very many holiday songs in recent memory that have crossedRead more…

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Occupy Music

Recent news of Miley Cyrus dedicating her song “Liberty Walk” to “to the thousands of people who are standing up for what they believe in,” those who are taking part in the Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement in general, has drawn mixed response from music fans, protestors and pretty much everyone else. ThatRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

The Flaming Lips, now with 20 times more balloons and confetti: For their New Year’s Eve event in Oklahoma City, The Flaming Lips promise a unique experience for their fans. A performance of their 1999 breakthrough album, The Soft Bulletin, in its entirety at midnight is just part of the fun. Band leader Wayne CoyneRead more…

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