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  Imagine (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The song was used in the last sequence of the 1984 film The Killing Fields and was performed during a show commemorating the 30th anniversary of Star Trek.
On 15 January 2005, Madonna performed a live cover-version of John Lennon's "Imagine" (which was also part of her "The Re-Invention Tour" in 2004) at the NBC Benefit Telethon "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope".
The song "Tasavor Kon" (in Persian: Imagine), written by Yaghma Golroyi and sung by Siavash Ghomeishi, is a free translation of this song.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Imagine_(song)   (1402 words)

 Imagine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Imagine (ADandD magazine), Short lived Dungeons and Dragons magazine published by TSR UK in the mid 1980s.
Imagine (magazine), a periodical published by the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University.
Imagine, a 3D raytracing program by Impulse originally released for the Amiga and later ported to Microsoft Windows.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Imagine   (249 words)

 Interview with Yoko Ono
On the eve of the our Imagine Campaign rollout, we sat down to talk with Yoko Ono about the "Imagine" song, her thoughts on the world and working for peace.
It's a song that is really concerned about the betterment of the world and I think it's effective.
By bringing this "Imagine" campaign all over the world, and by asking children of different countries to sing the song, it's a way of getting children to come together.
www.amnestyusa.org /imagine/yoko_interview.html   (743 words)

 Planet Bluegrass - Song School
Imagine a place where you can explore and grow every aspect of your song- writing and creativity: melody, lyrics, performance, voice, story, guitar techniques… a place where you receive professional feedback, music business and recording tips.
Imagine a place where songwriters from around the country are with you – people who are just beginning to write or sing, professionals with busy tour schedules and everybody in between.
Imagine all this learning and sharing taking place within a dynamic circle of community where the most important goal is to help each other take the next creative step.
www.bluegrass.com /songschool/index.html   (469 words)

 Imagine by John Lennon Songfacts
The second verse he says "imagine there's no country...nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too." He then says "imagine all the people LIVING LIFE IN FEAR." I take this as saying without a country (or a creator) to fall back on, people would be fear for their lives all the time.
Imagine is one of the best songs ever written and John Lennon truly was a man of hope and genius.
Imagine was an extremley personal song, and if being against death and war is something that you cant agree with John on then good for you.
www.songfacts.com /detail.php?id=1094   (10142 words)

 About the Imagine Campaign
“Imagine” expresses the hope and idealism that inspire Amnesty International’s vision: that of a world in which every person enjoys all of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
In its appeal to the power of imagination, the song echoes Amnesty International’s faith in the power of the ordinary individual to make a difference.
Amnesty International, in turn, is the embodiment of what can be accomplished by those who dare to imagine a better world and who have the courage to act on their vision.
www.amnestyusa.org /imagine/aboutimagine.html   (339 words)

 Amazon.ca: Imagine: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Imagine may not be the best way to discover Eva Cassidy for the first time, but established fans will warmly welcome this new collection.
She shunned the spotlight till it was nearly too late, or preferred to sing backup vocals or duets as she did on Chuck Brown's wonderful album 'The Other Side', released in 1995, which although is a Brown album, it is the wonderful voice of Eva Cassidy that grabs your attention.
Play this song in any room and in seconds it will reduce people to silence as they listen to Eva Cassidy's voice caress the air.
www.amazon.ca /Imagine-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B00006AFFK   (1389 words)

 The Blog | Sheldon Drobny: Imagine | The Huffington Post
When this song was released over 30 years ago, these lyrics created much controversy, but its wisdom has been confirmed, in my opinion, by the events that have occurred in the United States since 9/11.
Imagine was written during the Vietnam War many years ago when the message from the United States government was “ We need to fight communism because the communists are a threat to our existence and the communists are trying to take over the world”.
What made "Imagine" and his other works so effective, in my opinion, was his ability to take a topic of his day and draw out of it a larger point about our human condition.
www.huffingtonpost.com /sheldon-drobny/imagine_b_10548.html   (4483 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Imagine: Remastered: Music: John Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The song "Imagine" is so much a part of our culture, it is impossible not to feel something for the album that shares its title.
On two other songs where Yoko is not the dominant theme, she is nevertheless invoked through the "oh no, oh no" refrain.
It is a song that has to be listened to more than once-it will grow on you, despite the sickly feeling that may arise from the first three listings.
www.amazon.co.uk /Imagine-Remastered-John-Lennon/dp/B0000457L2   (2642 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: Imagine, John Lennon, CD, Remastered
One of John Lennon's finest post-Beatles recordings, IMAGINE displays the varied voices that made the former mop-top one of pop's most profoundly engaging and perplexing figures -- an idealist one minute, a cynic the next.
True to the songs, the arrangements are simple, with John at the piano or behind the guitar.
Imagine had become very familiar to most folks just from all the radio airplay most of the songs had received over the years.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?userid=PQ0lejBC0y&EAN=724352485826&ITM=4   (795 words)

 Amazon.com: Imagine: Music: Eva Cassidy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In typical Eva style, the songs are all over the map, ranging from Paul Anka to John Lennon to Gordon Lightfoot to her beloved traditional tunes and beyond.
This song is, with only its minimal acoustic guitar (played by Cassidy) and the porcelain miracle of her voice, something of a longing look cast backwards--even if Cassidy didn't intend it to be.
Accompanied only by her guitar, which she handles adroitly, Eva sings this song as though she was truly "a long way from home" "missing her loved ones." Though this song is a bit less vocally than some of her other songs, it is difficult to avoid being impressed by the purity of her notes.
www.amazon.com /Imagine-Eva-Cassidy/dp/B00006AFFK   (2959 words)

 Worship: Song Story: "I Can Only Imagine" - Higher Praise Worship
Now, his song "I Can Only Imagine" is helping others heal-and his father keep a promise a decade after his death.
The soaring song "I Can Only Imagine," a track about envisioning the hereafter and our response to meeting God one day in Heaven, has catapulted Texas-based MercyMe to the forefront of the Christian music scene, garnered three Dove Awards and brought tears to the eyes of countless radio listeners.
As if responses like that aren't enough, the song is also helping to fulfill a promise Millard's dad made to him shortly before he died.
www.higherpraise.com /worship/worship_songstory-icanonlyimagine.htm   (970 words)

 John Lennon and Neil Young
At the site, an excerpt from a song that was part of the Clear Channel graylist (it's not quite a fllist, since it's voluntary) played over images from the Sept. 11 attacks and their aftermath, with each photograph perfectly keyed to a song lyric for maximum emotional impact.
Young's point was to remove a small arrogance from the song, to confess that even he, the self- sufficient mountain man, may not be able to let go of the material world.
Even his classic song 'Give Peace a Chance,' currently being re-recorded by his widow, Yoko Ono, and her pop-star friends, did not cast blame on the typical countercultural enemy, 'them.' Instead, it had a 'you' implied.
www.thrasherswheat.org /jammin/lennon.htm   (1558 words)

 "Imagine" -- A Wellness Theme Song?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The song continues with this: "Imagine all the people, living for today." This is my favorite part, and one of the most popular themes in the health promotion literature, that is, the importance of appreciating each day of the life you have on this earth.
This, in short, is the "carpe diem" clause in John Lennon's "Imagine" and it's a magnificent sentiment.
In fact, this stanza ("Imagine there's no countries, It isn't hard to do") seems analogous to wishing that everyone could live illness free, happy-go-lucky lives until, say, 100 years had passed since their birth and then go peacefully into eternity in one's sleep, contented and pain-free.
www.seekwellness.com /wellness/reports/2002-08-28.htm   (1520 words)

 John Lennon - Imagine song facts and lyric meanings
Lennon was asking to imagine a place where things that divide people (religion, possessions, etc.) did not exist.
Lennon realized that the softer approach would bring the song to a wider audience, who hopefully would listen to his message.
This was the last song played on WABC before they switched from a top-40 format to talk radio.
www.rock-songs.com /songfacts/imagine-john-lennon.html   (549 words)

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By bringing this 'Imagine' campaign all over the world, and by asking children of different countries to sing the song, it's a way of getting children -- and adults -- to come together.
The "Imagine" campaign's advertising kicked off in the New York Times Magazine (December 8) and will include a four-page insert in the December 23 issue of The New Yorker.
"The artistic community's support of the 'Imagine' campaign will be invaluable in helping Amnesty International reach across generations in defense of human rights as John Lennon did so eloquently when he wrote this classic song," said Bonnie Abaunza, AIUSA Director of Artists for Amnesty.
abbeyrd.best.vwh.net /news/1213imagine.html   (653 words)

 Peace Love and Freedom
Musician and peace activist for his music and anti-war protests which helped to bring to the attention of an entire generation the ideals of peace and love.
On January 1, 2005, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) named "Imagine" the greatest song in the past 100 years, as voted by listeners.
Imagine all the people, living life in peace.
www.peaceandlove.ca /peace.html   (1535 words)

 Imagine: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
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Maybe we should all imagine a world free from the hope of heaven and the fear of hell.
And so "Imagine" is the ultimate anthem for idealists everywhere.
www.music.com /performance/imagine/143   (189 words)

 MercyMe - I Can Only Imagine Song Reviews
May that song touch others hearts and lead them to God like it touched many others and may you be proud of this song you made for him.
This song has given me a new meaning, I had never heard the song before, until my boyfriend sand it to me. That song means alot to me because he sang it to me, I want to listen to it all the time now.
That song is a beautiful song, and I believe that when we have the music awards that they should recieve an award for the best song.
www.tophitsonline.com /reviews.php?songid=2476   (2055 words)

 Five Horizons: September 1998 Song X - Hard to Imagine
In the annals of PJ fandom, there are a handful of unreleased songs that have obtained "legendary" status.
This song came to the forefront of everyone's minds again two years ago, when a tape surfaced of a lengthy soundcheck before the 1996 Barcelona show.
However, while the song occasionally surfaced in soundchecks, HtI did not have its live debut until the Montreal show on August 20; from the way the song is introduced, it sounds like this performance was as the result of a sign - of course, they did soundcheck it that day as well!
www.fivehorizons.com /songs/sept98/index.shtml   (975 words)

 Qweedle.com » Blog Archive » Imagine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This is my acoustic cover of a very old song by the legendary Beatles member, John Lennon.
This is a song I’ve wanted to do for a long time but never really got around to learning it.
I changed the song up just a tiny bit and added an acoustic guitar solo with leads throughout the song.
www.qweedle.com /?p=8   (129 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In the song, the thought is presented that we "can only imagine" what it will be like when we stand before God.
As I listened to the song on the radio, I envisioned myself in heaven.
I was standing in the middle of a large crowd of people that were all facing Jesus, Who was standing in front of His throne.
www.cbn.com /spirituallife/devotions/noebel_heaven.asp   (436 words)

 Imagine No Ignorance - THE SONG [Free Republic]
Earlier this week Rush Limbaugh drew attention to a column that I wrote for Bressler.org back in March, "Imagine There's No Ignorance." In that piece I facetiously suggested that I might re-write John Lennon's song Imagine.
I dedicate this song to the balding, pony-tailed Democrat staffer who spends 7 hours a day smoking out in front of the Legislative Office Building on N Street.
I dedicate this song to Assemblywoman Carole Migden of San Francisco who recently postulated that, "The idea of a legislator is to advance ideas and reform thinking and opinion…"
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3b32204d7a07.htm   (601 words)

 Blogcritics.org: "Imagine" the Dumbest Protest Song Ever
What no one has mentioned, directly anyway, is that the deepest value of the song is in the performance, which is one of the greatest singers of the 20th century at his most inclusive, centered and reverential.
You know and I know that "Imagine" is a sentimental song written primarily for preaching to the choir, which is perfectly acceptable, and in that sense the song is mediocre at the very worst.
It IS largely a hippie pop song and I too snicker when Joan Baez sings it in her comical falsetto at protest after protest.
blogcritics.org /archives/2005/12/09/121013.php   (9343 words)

 Songs On / About: imagine IMAGINE lyrics song text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Imagine if I said I sometimes hear you call my name.
Imagine if I said I still could love you.
Imagine if I said I sometimes still can see your face.
www.poemhunter.com /songs/imagine/page-3   (324 words)

 Music : Playhouse Disney: Imagine and Learn with Music
Each song is a theme song, or a popular one from a popular Playhouse Disney show.
Several of the tunes on it have been heard on past albums and there are so many other songs they could have used instead of recycling material.
I am sone what disappointed that some of the songs on the CD are not the same as the ones shown on the amazon web site.
www.intergator.com /pdetail/B000AA4MJA/Playhouse+Disney%3A+Imagine+%26+Learn+With+Music   (591 words)

 Liverpool - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Made famous by the song Ferry Cross the Mersey by Gerry and the Pacemakers, the song is now played on the ferryboats themselves every time they prepare to dock at Liverpool after a tourist cruise.
The Mersey is crossed upstream from Liverpool at Runcorn and Widnes, by the Silver Jubilee Bridge (usually known simply as the "Runcorn Bridge") and the Runcorn railway bridge.
The airport was the starting point for many Beatles tours in the sixties, and image of the boys boarding planes there were seen throughout the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool   (3738 words)

 The Song Fight Network :: View topic - Imagine the Mathematical Possibilities (Twin Kiss Reviews)
Things are still a bit hectic, but I found some time to get a song in for this week.
If the song continues like it is so far, this will not be my bag.
Ok Focus at :58 shifts to bass, but is the most boring bass in the whole song, as it is overall good bassing.
www.songfight.net /forums/viewtopic.php?t=1320   (3226 words)

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