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Yoko's music
6 September 2016
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Yeah, I used to download music illegally, but I don’t do it anymore because I don’t find that it is morally acceptable in my life at this moment. I am a fan of the library because the one by my house has a large selection of CDs you can borrow (the problem is returning them, though, as I oftentimes end up having to pay late fees ): ).

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@Expert Textpert said

George Harrison ‘s albums are about 15.00 on Amazon. Is that too steep for you?  

But this is George Harrison , we’re talking about.  His music is worth wayyy more than Yoko’s (At least in my book).

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6 September 2016
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The CDs come out to a little over 16.50 a piece and you get a T-shirt with each order. It’s not robbery.  

Can you send the t-shirt back and get refunded $6.50?

I know this is a done thing but i don’t want a t-shirt with my CD; if i want a t-shirt i’ll go and buy one.

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@William Shears Campbell, if you value pleasant melodies over cutting edge music that takes risks, I can see how it would be worth more to you. 

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I actually only want the shirt. John designed it.

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Expert Textpert said
I actually only want the shirt. John designed it.  

Can you send back the CD and get refunded $10?

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7 September 2016
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Expert Textpert said
I actually only want the shirt. John designed it.  

What is the design like?

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7 September 2016
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I don’t know if it says anything on the back, but the front is just white and says Y O K O  O N O.  It really does look nice, though. My description makes it seem crappy.

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Are there any reviews of Yoko’s music from Japanese magazines, newspapers, etc.?

16 November 2016
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Little Piggy Dragonguy said
Yeah, I used to download music illegally, but I don’t do it anymore because I don’t find that it is morally acceptable in my life at this moment. I am a fan of the library because the one by my house has a large selection of CDs you can borrow (the problem is returning them, though, as I oftentimes end up having to pay late fees ): ).  

Yeah, I borrow CDs too and put them in my iTunes.  Is that wrong?? a-hard-days-night-ringo-6ahdn_ringo_09

Now getting back to YOKO.  Is her screaming really considered music???? two-virgins

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Now getting back to YOKO.  Is her screaming really considered music???? two-virgins  

 

Are we really going to have this stupid discussion again? This is one of the reasons I don’t post here as often anymore.

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16 November 2016
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@Expert Textpert said here: https://www.beatlesbible.com/f…..6/#p176490

What she is doing is called “hetai.” It’s a Japanese vocal technique from kabuki theater, and yes I do appreciate it, but I can’t explain why. I probably like it for the same reasons you hate it.

That’s why I wondered if there were reviews of her music from Japanese sources. They may look at her work much more differently than Westerners would.

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That would be interesting to know. Does anyone here speak Japanese?

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16 November 2016
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I think @Oudis did.

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Expert Textpert said

 

Are we really going to have this stupid discussion again? This is one of the reasons I don’t post here as often anymore. 

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You don’t come on here much, because some people thinks her music sucks???  Really?  Do you honestly believe she would be famous if she hadn’t met John?

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Her “music” is too darn pretentious for me.

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16 November 2016
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I just got the bundle of her first three albums on clear/white vinyl (with a bonus white “Yoko Ono” T-shirt, yay). The one I’m most interested in listening to is YO/POB, which I think is a genuinely interesting record – John and Klaus and Ringo rocking out at Abbey Road . I’m less enamoured with the Unfinished Music albums but wanted to have them for the collection anyway.

It feels like these reissues have been sold mainly as Yoko projects, whereas you’d think there’s be more of a market among Lennon fans/collectors.

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I don’t care, I dig Yoko. I respect her art. I don’t know if I’d buy this set, and I already have all the J&Y stuff so probably not. But it’s cool. yoko-ono_01two-virgins

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Bongo said

You don’t come on here much, because some people thinks her music sucks???  Really?  Do you honestly believe she would be famous if she hadn’t met John?  

Fame is irrelevant to your opinion of her music.

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I wonder if the sound is an improvement over the Rykodisc editions, or if they have compressed the hell out of it.

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