Yoko Ono

double fantasy


"Accept that it's unknown and it's plain sailing"

John Lennon in 1980 (in a Playboy interview by David Sheff): "You breathe in and you breathe out. We feel like doing it and we have something to say. Also, Yoko and I attempted a few times to make music together, but that was a long time ago and people still had the idea that the Beatles were some kind of sacred thing that shouldn't step outside its circle. It was hard for us to work together then. We think either people have forgotten or they have grown up by now, so we can make a second foray into that place where she and I are together, making music... simply that. It's not like I'm some wondrous, mystic prince from the rock-'n'-roll world dabbling in strange music with this exotic, Oriental dragon lady, which was the picture projected by the press before."

"It's fear of the unknown. Unknown is what it is. Accept that it's unknown and it's plain sailing."

Yoko Ono in 1998

"Looking back, it was the happiest and therefore the most tragic period of our lives. As John said in his song, "You don't know what you've got, until you lose it." We thought we knew... but we really didn't."

 

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