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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Lennon, John

Lennon, John (9 Oct 1940)   Reference library

Jonas Westover

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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... Elton John and David Bowie . By 1975 , Lennon decided to take a break from the industry, not producing another record until just before he was killed in 1980 . Bibliography H.A. Goldman : The Lives of John Lennon (Chicago, 2001) B. Harry : The John Lennon Encyclopedia (London, 2000/ R ) P. Norman : John Lennon: the Life (New York, 2008) Jonas...

Lennon, John Anthony

Lennon, John Anthony (14 Jan 1950)   Reference library

James Chute

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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..., John Anthony ( b Greensboro, NC , 14 Jan 1950 ). Composer . He studied at the University of San Francisco (BA 1972 ) and the University of Michigan (MM 1975 , DMA 1978 ), where his composition teachers included william hugh Albright , Eugene Kurtz , George Wilson , and leslie Bassett . He has taught at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville ( 1977–94 ), and Emory University ( 1994 –). Among his awards are the Prix de Rome ( 1980 ), a Guggenheim Fellowship ( 1981 ), a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst residency ( 1986 ), and grants from...

Dark Tourism

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John Lennon

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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...was vacant for many years, and the push for demolition was very strong before a local conservation society eventually succeeded in promoting the building to commemorate the life of President John F. Kennedy (see Lennon & Foley, 2000 , for further discussion). In the U.K., the disguise of another address associated with notorious crimes was evident at the home of John Christie at 10 Rillington Place, London. This location underwent a name change after the execution of its owner in 1953 . Christie, who confessed to the murders of four women including his...

Beatles, the

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Walter Everett

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...the . English pop group. George Harrison ( b Liverpool, England, 25 Feb 1943 ; d Los Angeles, CA, 29 Nov 2001 ), John Lennon (John Winston (Ono) Lennon; b Liverpool, 9 Oct 1940 ; d New York, NY, 8 Dec 1980 ), Paul McCartney ( James Paul McCartney ; b Liverpool, 18 June 1942 ), and Ringo Starr ( Richard Starkey ; b 7 July 1940 ). They were the world's most popular musical force from 1964 through their 1970 break-up, and their legacy has continued to be highly influential for subsequent artists, the entertainment industry,...

Commission on Industrial Relations

Commission on Industrial Relations   Reference library

Stephanie Taylor

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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...of Railway Conductors; James O’Connell, former president of the International Association of Machinists; and John Brown Lennon, former president of the Journeyman Tailors’ Union. The business representatives were Frederic Delano, railroad executive and uncle of Franklin D. Roosevelt; Harris Weinstock, owner of a department store; and Samuel Thurston Ballard, owner of a wheat refinery. Representing the public were Florence Harriman and Professor John R. Commons. Frank P. Walsh, a liberal attorney from Kansas City, Missouri, was appointed chairman. Over the next...

Ono, Yoko

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Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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.... Neo-Dadaism, Fluxus. After settling in New York, Yoko Ono initially took an active role in the Fluxus group, organising concerts (particularly of La Monte Young) and putting up artists from the group (George Brecht, Allan Kaprow, George Segal). After marrying the singer John Lennon of the Beatles, she broke of from her own activities as an artist and took part in demonstrations for peace and for the emancipation of women. Following the assassination of her husband, she returned to her work as an artist. In the 1960s, during her period with the Fluxus ...

Criminal Justice

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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...workers being involved in the criminal justice system due to the lack of self-determination of clients and possible conflicts with social work values (Alexander, 1997 ). Criminal justice is not the most popular area for practice among social work students and professionals. Lennon ( 2005 ) reported that only 713 (2.7%) of 26,137 undergraduate students were placed in field settings involving criminal justice and only 798 (2.2%) of 37,052 postgraduate students were placed in field settings involving criminal justice. Still, social workers occupy a number of...

Social Work Education

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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...are quite positive, there is tremendous variation in the quality of doctoral education in research among the large and growing numbers of doctoral programs in social work, which have increased in number from 35 doctoral programs in 1977 to 62 doctoral programs by 1999 (Lennon, 2001 ; Wittman, 1979 ). A number of concerns raised since [the] -1980s about the quality of doctoral programs in social work, such as the need to strengthen the research productivity of graduates, the limited publication records and involvement in funded research by doctoral...

Social Work Profession

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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...the continued growth of the number of social work educational programs, the number of students graduating from these programs has fluctuated in recent years, thus raising concern about the supply of trained professionals available to meet an anticipated increased workforce need (Lennon, 2007 , pp. 52–53). See Table 2. Social work graduates continue to be predominately female and white at both the BSW level (88.3%) and the MSW level (86.6%). The number of ethnic and racial minority graduates has increased slightly. Among 2002 social work graduates, 33.1% were...

South Africa

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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...Box 5635, Washington, D.C. 20016-5635; info@kenyansabroad.org; http://www.kenyansabroad.org . Knox, D. , & K. Wilson . 1981. Dating behaviours of university students . Family Relations , 30:255–258. Lachman, S. J. 1990. The challenge of AIDS in the 1990's . South Africa: Lennon Ltd. South Africa. Loubser, W. 1994 (May 19). Seks en die standerd sesse [Sex and the standard sixes]. Huisgenoot , 18–20. Masters, W. H. , & V. E. Johnson . 1986. Human sexual response . Toronto: Bantam. Monnig, H. V. 1983. The Pedi . Pretoria, South Africa: L. van...

Children

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Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)

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...Cowles, L. A. (2003) Social work in the health field: A care perspective (2nd ed.) . Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press Eder, W. , Ege, M. J. , von Mutius, E. (2006). The asthma epidemic . The New England Journal of Medicine , 355(21), 2226–2235. Elmelech, Y. , McCaskie, K. , Lennon, M. C. , & Lu, H. (2002). Children of immigrants: A statistical profile (September 2002) . New York: National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University. Families USA. (2006). Retrieved October 18, 2007, from ...

Music of the 1960s and Social Justice: Masterpieces of American Protest Songs and Why They Matter in the Trump Era

Music of the 1960s and Social Justice: Masterpieces of American Protest Songs and Why They Matter in the Trump Era   Reference library

Mark S. Hamm

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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.... Meanwhile, the Beatles were breaking up. John Lennon was internationally celebrated for his music as a Beatle and was known for his widely quoted criticism of the Vietnam War. In the spring of 1969 , Lennon and his new bride Yoko Ono petitioned the U.S. State Department for an audience with Nixon in the hope of presenting the president with two acorns to bury in the White House lawn for peace. Yet due to a previous marijuana bust—and the fact that Lennon had just recorded the Beatles song “Revolution”—Lennon was denied a U.S. travel visa. “The States are...

Crime and Celebrity

Crime and Celebrity   Reference library

Lindsay Steenberg

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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...and success of Walsh’s program is testament to the lucrative resonance of the revenge story. The Victimized Celebrity Illustrative examples of Victimized Celebrities include the following: • The assassination of President John F. Kennedy (JFK) in Dallas in 1963 . • The murder of former Beatles member John Lennon in New York in 1980 . • The 1999 murder of Crimewatch presenter Jill Dando in London. Where the Celebrity Victim becomes famous because of the violence perpetrated against them (and perhaps because of their willingness to “fight back”)...

Visual Representations of the Genocide

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Maria Elander

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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...fails to save Prahn from the Khmer Rouge, the two are separated. While Schanberg leads a comfortable life in the United States, Prahn struggles to stay alive in the countryside. Nevertheless, in the last scene of the film, Schanberg and Prahn are reunited—all to the tones of John Lennon’s Imagine . With this, the film ends with a sense of optimism and closure. Brown and Rafter argue that commercial genocide films tend to “anaesthetise the audience, offering spectacles of violence and telling us at the end that all is now all right” ( Brown & Rafter, 2013 , p....

Corpses, Popular Culture, and Forensic Science

Corpses, Popular Culture, and Forensic Science   Reference library

Ruth Penfold-Mounce

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

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...but not exclusively, violent death” ( 1996 , p. 15). The lure of the dead is so strong that the site of death or the invisible presence of the dead becomes symbolically powerful. It draws morbid curiosity and the malicious indulgence of other people’s suffering ( Seaton & Lennon, 2004 ) as well as a collective sense of identity or survival ( Rojek, 1997 ). Dark tourism sites have varying shades of darkness as classified by Philip Stone ( 2006 ) , who set up the Institute for Dark Tourism Research (IDTR) in 2012 . Stone identifies a dark tourism...

Lennon, Sean

Lennon, Sean (9 Oct 1975)   Reference library

Wendy F. Hsu

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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..., Sean ( Taro Ono ) ( b New York, NY , 9 Oct 1975 ). Rock songwriter , singer , guitarist , and musician ; son of john Lennon and yoko Ono . Sean Lennon was born in New York City on his father's 35th birthday. He attended a boarding school in Switzerland and, briefly, Columbia University. His earliest musical endeavors were associated with his mother Yoko Ono. On Season of Glass , he recited a story that his father used to tell him. He also collaborated with his mother on the albums It's Alright (I See Rainbows) and Starpeace . In 1995 ,...

Ono, Yoko

Ono, Yoko (18 Feb 1933)   Reference library

David W. Bernstein and Wendy F. Hsu

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...screams, sighs, moans, gasps, and multi-phonics. After Ono's marriage to john Lennon in 1969 , the couple performed as a group throughout the late 1960s and 70s. A notable music project of this era was the Plastic Ono Band, a concept band consisting Ono, Lennon, and a rotating group of musicians. Ono conceived of the band first as an imaginary ensemble with tape recorders and microphones, as a supergroup with a flexible membership. Intersecting rock music and avant-garde styles, Lennon and Ono performed alongside Eric Clapton, Klaus Voorman, and Alan White at...

Hilburn

Hilburn (25 Sept 1939)   Reference library

Eric Hung

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...until his retirement in 2005 . He published his memoirs, Corn Flakes with John Lennon and Other Tales from a Rock ‘n’ Roll Life (Emmaus, PA, 2009 ). Hilburn's writings for the Los Angeles Times established him as one of the world's preeminent pop critics. He believes that a critic's main tasks are to discover great young talent and to follow the careers of major artists. Some find his writings to be flowery and overly reverential to his favorite musicians, such as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Bono. His ability to conduct insightful...

Spector, Phil(lip Harvey)

Spector, Phil(lip Harvey) (25 Dec 1940)   Reference library

Paul D. Fischer

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...circulated. Largely retired in the 1970s, Spector reemerged professionally to produce John Lennon's album Instant Karma. He then mixed The Beatles’ Let It Be , winning an Oscar for the film soundtrack. He also produced George Harrison's All Things Must Pass and Lennon/Ono's Some Time in New York City , and recorded The Concert for Bangladesh , winning a Grammy Award. Later production credits ranged from Leonard Cohen's Death of a Ladies’ Man and John Lennon's Imagine to The Ramones’ End of the Century . Widely acclaimed for his studio wizardry,...

King Curtis

King Curtis (7 Feb 1934)   Reference library

David Brackett

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

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...successfully under his own name ( 1962–70 ). These recordings capitalized on the popularity of soul jazz, using blues-derived harmonic progressions, open-ended vamps and syncopated riffs. In the late 1960s he became the musical director for Aretha Franklin and was working on John Lennon's album Imagine at the time of his death in 1971 . King Curtis was inspired by such saxophonists as Louis Jordan, Illinois Jacquet, Earl Bostic, and Gene Ammons. Although he was influenced by the rhythm and blues “honkin’” style of the 1940s and 50s, his playing reveals a...

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