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Remember Love: The Yoko Ono Appreciation Thread
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Since the Paul Appreciation thread recently got a "club name," I was wondering if it was time this joined the other appreciation threads by getting one as well?

Any suggestions? 

Dangerous question when it comes to Yoko. Remember, please, that this is the appreciation thread. a-hard-days-night-george-10

I have this tongue-in-cheek suggestion:

Walking on Thin Ice: The Yoko Ono Appreciation Thread

Her and John's final piece of work together, kind of sums up her life in the public eye since she met John.

What do you reckon?

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Ron Nasty said
 

Walking on Thin Ice: The Yoko Ono Appreciation Thread

Her and John's final piece of work together, kind of sums up her life in the public eye since she met John.

What do you reckon?

  

while there's a certain poignancy to your suggestion...  I'm not sure that it's suitable here for its threads like this one where we are attempting to change the unfair perceptions abound...  I guess the other side of it is that maybe we should remind people of how "her life in the public eye" was (still is perhaps) in the attempt to give her her proper due...  Expert Textpert would be the one to ask, not just because of his admirable "appreciation" of Yoko, but I believe that he's the one who started the thread to begin with...:-)

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Yes, Ex Tex should choose, I'm sure he'll find something perfect.

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I’ll throw in “Hard Times Are Over” in the mix because its my favorite song of Yoko’s. 

"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

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I have two suggestions: 

1. Grapefruit 

2. Acorn 

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I like Grapefruit yoko-ono_01

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It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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Another suggestion:

Remember Love - symbolic, and it's a lovely Yoko song on the B-side of the Give Peace A Chance single.

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Oooh, Richard, that's a really good one, I like that.

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Yes, Remember Love is good too.

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Just listened to my first three Yoko songs (Remember Love, Mrs. Lennon, and Death of Samantha) and I am very impressed. john-lennon-salute_gif

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50yearslate said
Just listened to my first three Yoko songs (Remember Love, Mrs. Lennon, and Death of Samantha) and I am very impressed. john-lennon-salute_gif

  

Awesome. Mrs. Lennon was copied by Big Star for their song, Holocaust.

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I'm listening to my playlist of recommended Yoko songs and really enjoying it. She is such a talented person, it's a shame people are always criticizing her, even on this forum.

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Take Me to the Land of Hell always makes me cry.

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Every Man Has A Woman Who Loves Him, Kiss Kiss Kiss, Yang Yang and also Open Your Box (B side to Power To The People ) are some of my Yoko favourites. There was a song from the Fly album that once popped up when I browsing the Radiooooooo site I quite liked but I can't remember it's name. Will update when I find it.

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Expert Textpert said
Take Me to the Land of Hell always makes me cry.

  

I was listening to that again earlier. It is very emotional.

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QuarryMan said

Expert Textpert said

Take Me to the Land of Hell always makes me cry.

  

I was listening to that again earlier. It is very emotional.

  

With the lines about east and west and the words about the reunion she is hoping for (to never be apart again), it seems to me that the song is about John.

It's strange that she imagines her reunion with John taking place in Hell. Maybe somehow an admission of guilt on her part.

Also the lines "you're my curse, I'm your noose" seem to point to the troubles she and John caused each other.

Also the reference to a "Nowhereland in the universe" references "Nowhere Man ."

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Good analysis. It hurts that although this was released decades after John's passing, the pain is still evidently so fresh for her. 

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True. It’s not hard to imagine that she keeps the products coming out of love for John and not out of greed as some people on this forum allege. 

Also, as a married woman John’s fortune was 50% hers anyway. People will criticize the poor woman for anything.

It’s obvious she has deep feelings and cares about others.

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Sign me up for the Fan Club! What about calling us "The Ocean Children" That IS what Yoko means! 😉

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