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    Do you think that John Lennon would have come back to Liverpool and gave his support to the City of Culture project?

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    Dunno?

    John never really came here much in his later years, though yoko is said to have talked about John going on about Liverpool forever, and how he was going to take her there.

    Maybe 2008 may have been the time he did?

    I would have liked George to have been here, Thats one guy i would have liked to have met

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnomie View Post
    Dunno?

    John never really came here much in his later years, though yoko is said to have talked about John going on about Liverpool forever, and how he was going to take her there.

    Maybe 2008 may have been the time he did?

    I would have liked George to have been here, Thats one guy i would have liked to have met
    John couldn't leave America until his Green Card was processed. There was a lot of stink about it, he was seen as too Anti-War for the US Government.

    He had just got American citizenship when he was murdered, and had plans in step for a return to the UK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerry View Post
    Do you think that John Lennon would have come back to Liverpool and gave his support to the City of Culture project?
    Hello Gerry

    John went through a very angry period after the Beatles split up, when he and Yoko went through the primal scream therapy and he put out the album with the lyrics directed to Paul, "How do you sleep" and putting down "silly love songs." And then of course he went into his radical mode that got him in trouble with Nixon and U.S. Immigration but by 1980 and the time he and Yoko recorded "Double Fantasy," just before he was murdered he had, I think, already mellowed and was photographed wearing his Quarry Bank tie. So I think if he was still alive now, yes, I do think that John would have liked to come home to support the City of Culture project and to perform for the people of Liverpool. For me, the fact that he wore his Quarry Bank tie also tells me that he was not as anti-Quarry Bank as Yoko says he was.

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    Yoko Ono: Performance at The Bluecoat..


    This event is planned to start at 7:00 pm on Apr 4, 2008.

    YOKO ONO, live at the Bluecoat, Liverpool:

    Film, Music, Dance, Art, Performance Art, Q&A...
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    This event will be officially announced on Thursday 7th Feb 2008 after which tickets will be available through the Bluecoat website

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    YOKO WILL BE COMING TO LIVERPOOL... thought this might add a bit to this thread... interesting...

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    Thanks for all you views folks.

    I never got to see the Beatles live but would hope that John would have sorted out his problems and would have been proud to return to his beautiful home town.

    Good to see that Yoko is coming and no doubt John will be with her in spirit on her trip.

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    yes i think john would have mellowed like we all do and come back this year -and george too im sure. Fair enough they may not want to live in liverpool but im sure everyone has a soft spot for their home town. I know i sound mean but im non too keen on yoko-i know john loved her but its like having to accept your in laws and childrens or siblings partners-you try for their sake -but dont always like or agree with them. But im sure john and yoko's relationship would have mellowed by now anyway and stopped being so intense and self absorbed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerry View Post
    Do you think that John Lennon would have come back to Liverpool and gave his support to the City of Culture project?
    Without Doubt. He loved the city and never said anything bad about the place.
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    [QUOTE=Gnomie;110895]Dunno?

    John never really came here much in his later years, though yoko is said to have talked about John going on about Liverpool forever, and how he was going to take her there.
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    He did. He took her down Matthew st, etc. He could not leave the US because of legal reasons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerry View Post
    Thanks for all you views folks.

    I never got to see the Beatles live but would hope that John would have sorted out his problems
    What problems? His only only problems were his wifes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Waterways View Post
    What problems? His only only problems were his wifes.
    I was referring to the green card problems in the US that Chris mentioned in his post.

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    Im sure he is there in Spirit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by molly View Post
    Im sure he is there in Spirit.
    Nice reply Molly

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    john would have stayed in new york and let yoko come on her ono

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    Quote Originally Posted by shoney View Post
    john would have stayed in new york and let yoko come on her ono
    And she is going on her "ono", soon to Liverpool.. Hope someone grabs a pic.....

    She also, in Maui, Hawaii.. opened up, a few years ago..(in the influential tourist area of Kanapali Coast), a gallery of John Lennon's Drawings..

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