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Classic Rock N Recall: Yoko Ono; Awesome Vocalist or Wounded Woodland Creature

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Today In Classic Rock History
In 1969
Janis Joplin was arrested for using vulgar and indecent language at a concert in Tampa.  The charges stemmed from an incident in which Joplin swore at police in her refusal to to instruct audience members to take their seats.

In 1971
Grand Funk Railroad released the album “E Pluribus Funk.”

In 1991
Aerosmith released the album “Pandora’s Box.”

In 1992
Ozzy Osbourne performed what he was calling his last concert.  The show turned into a Black Sabbath reunion when Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward joined him on stage.

In 1999
Metallica released the video “S&M.”

In 2003
Yoko Ono’s anti-war art project, “The Imagine Peace Map Room 2003,” opened at the Tate Liverpool gallery.


What is it with Yoko Ono? I have no idea even where to go with this, except to say

Yea, John had a choice, stay with Cynthia, or go out and sleep with what is probably one of the most unattractive people on the planet. Seriously…. I DO NOT GET IT. Do You?

John was one of the most brilliant song writers of all time. He was an awesome vocalist and peace advocate. This is a guy who I would call a pretty intelligent dude. But then… There’s the Yoko thing? I’m not losing sleep over it, but, what the hell? Apparently ‘All You Need is Love?’  Maybe some thicker glasses would have helped, John?

And what’s with the Plastic Ono Band? Yea I know that they had Eric Clapton and other very talented people in the group. But Yoko wasn’t one of them. Have you ever heard this women sing? It sounds like a wounded water buffalo being eaten by a pack of hungry hyenas. Of course, it’s just my opinion, but it’s the only one that matters to me. Do you care to comment?

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