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You’re the woman who has done for singing what Wayne Sleep has done for Rugby League”.’Peebles and his team spent the next day Christmas shopping, and boarded their return Pan Am flight on the evening of December 8.
When they were halfway across the Atlantic, assassin Mark Chapman shot Lennon outside his home.
I always knew she was small but, even so, I'm not quite prepared for how teeny and bird-like Yoko Ono is. The home movies taken by her and Lennon in the 1970s reveal a figure with big, fluffy hair and pensive, wary features. John and I were both musicians and, at the same time, artists and film-makers and activists. So we were busy with our own lives, and people saying bad things about us was very far away. I don't mean that in a fairy-tale way, but an incredible and busy working life."And the work continues.
But the woman sitting next to me is smiling broadly and is stylishly clad in dark jeans, tight black sweater and chunky boots. Society tells you that when you're old you have to retire. In a fortnight she will release a new album, Take Me to the Land of Hell.
She received a Golden Lion Award for lifetime achievement from the Venice Biennale in 2009 and the 2012 Oskar Kokoschka Prize, Austria's highest award for applied contemporary art.
As Lennon's widow, Ono works to preserve his legacy.
Bound by professional obligations to the BBC, as well a natural sense of discretion, Peebles has never before told the story of the aftermath of his close, if improbable, friendship with John’s charismatic widow, Yoko Ono.
Peebles fears that John and Yoko – but especially Yoko – manipulated him for the sake of commercial profit.
Retrospectives of her artwork have also been presented at the Japan Society in New York City in 2001, in Bielefeld, Germany, and the UK in 2008, Frankfurt, and Bilbao, Spain, in 2013 and MOMA in New York City in 2015.Now he was back on the music scene, promoting the album Double Fantasy, which featured an equal number of songs by husband and wife.And they wanted to talk to the BBC, the broadcaster that John held most dear. A respected DJ and music authority who spent 13 years at Radio One and created the long-running My Top Ten, interviewing stars about their favourite records.‘We had agreed to meet her at The Dakota [the apartment block where she and Lennon lived] at midday on Friday, December 5,’ Peebles recalls.Ono has never been a multitasker; she enjoys and demands complete focus.I first met her a few years ago in her home in the Dakota Building.