The Smith Tapes is a kickstarter that is looking to release a collection of rare music interviews by Howard Smith.Check out a video on the project and as well as a clip from Smith’s rare interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the breakup of The Beatles HERE
John Lennon owned a circus poster that inspired him to write the Sgt. Pepper track Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite. In this fascinating short video Beatles fan Peter Dean goes through an extensive process to recreate the famous poster. Watch here
John Lennon would have been 72 years old today. You can’t help but wonder what he would be doing today. I’d have to imagine he would be still living in NYC and a frequent collaborator of today’s groundbreaking artists. Here is one of my favorite short Lennon clips in which he gracefully walks around Central Park a few days before his death(via Happy Birthday John Lennon)
This past November Canadian dentist Dr. Michael Zuk spent $32,000 on a tooth John Lennon had once given to his housekeeper, combining Dr. Zuk’s love of teeth and The Beatles in one of the strangest rock memorabilia READ MORE
Photographer Tim Mantoani has released a book called Behind Photographs. It features photos of photographic legends pictured holding their legendary photos. It that meta enough for you? We picked out some of our favorites like Jim Marshall holding his 1969 photo of Johnny Cash (pictured above). See more after the jump!