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Ani DiFranco to be honored at John Lennon benefit show

Oct. 01, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When she was 9 years old, singer Ani DiFranco's guitar teacher gave her a Beatles songbook. She now has reason to consult it again. A group that holds a John Lennon benefit concert has selected DiFranco for its John Lennon Real Love Award, and she'll...

John Lennon interview tape fetches $58,240 at Danish auction

Sep. 28, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A cassette tape with a 33-minute audio recording of John Lennon being interviewed by four Danish teenagers 51 years ago as well as an apparently unpublished song by the late Beatle fetched 370,000 kroner ($58,240) Tuesday at an auction in Denmark. ...

Lennon interview to schoolboys, songs, to auction in Denmark

Sep. 15, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Half a century ago, four Danish teenagers interviewed John Lennon for their school paper. A cassette tape with a 33-minute audio recording of the chat, which also includes an apparently unpublished song by the late Beatle, will be auctioned in Denmark later this...

Sanz: The Olympics are magic that the world was missing

Jul. 23, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Alejandro Sanz just earned another accolade to go with his 29 Grammys: Olympic performer. The Spanish sensation joined John Legend, Keith Urban and Angelique Kidjo on Friday to spread the message of peace at the Tokyo Games in a pre-recorded...

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

Jul. 23, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Tennis star Naomi Osaka has lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games, ending the...