by Eileen Fleming
21 May, 2010
Palestinian Loss of Land 1946 to 2005
Info-map orders: PIAG
“All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth. I’ve had enough of reading things by neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians. All I want is the truth. Just gimme some truth.” — John Lennon, 1971.
Sir Elton Hercules John, is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv on June 17, 2010.
Four decades ago, Israel banned The Beatles fearing their revolutionary message of love and peace would corrupt their youth.
On Lennon’s 1974 release, Walls and Bridges, which yielded Lennon’s only number one single in his lifetime; “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night” Elton played piano and sang backing vocals.