This week would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. John’s sons, Julian Lennon, who inspired Paul McCartney to write “Hey Jude,” Sean Lennon, widow Yoko Ono, and former wife Cynthia Lennon, recently came together in New York to celebrate one of the famous rock star’s most enduring legacies: the artistic expressions of his son.
Alicia Keys, the Grammy winning global sensation, was proud to show off signs of her advancing pregnancy at the Keep a Child Alive fundraiser in New York City recently. Married to rapper and producer Swizz Beatz, the artist’s passion for children led her to co-found the charity after seeing the devastating impact of the AIDS virus on Africa’s children. Keys says the most important contribution she can make to her future child is the example of her own life.
Studying music can be beneficial to a child’s education. Research demonstrates that learning to play piano, guitar, drums or any other musical instrument prepares kids to be more successful, both academically and professionally in their adult lives.
The “Godfather of Grunge,” Neil Young has two children who suffer from cerebral palsy and a third fighting epilepsy. Being a creative genius, Young invented the Big Red Button, a device allowing his quadriplegic son to enjoy playing with an electric train set. Fans can see Neil Young perform live this week in Hollywood, Florida.
Wedding music can make or break your big day’s ceremony and reception. The question for a couple is always choosing between a DJ and live talent for their wedding music. There is no right or wrong, as wedding music is always a matter of opinion, as well as money.
From the little boy playing on his legendary father’s drum to filling his mighty shoes at the Zeppelin reunion tour in 2007, Jason Bonham certainly knows there are benefits when Daddy is a rock star. The powerful musician is currently touring the world with The Led Zeppelin Experience.