Welcome to STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, an AKOM series about Yoko Ono and Paul McCartney after John Lennon’s death.
In Episode 2 we welcome author Joe Hagan for a loose, candid and wide-ranging conversation centered around Paul, Yoko and Jann Wenner.
Topics include: Rolling Stone’s stake in the Ono-McCartney drama, Jann’s autobiography, the Rock Hall, Paul’s endorsement of Wenner’s book, McCartney’s image building, Joe’s experiences interviewing both McCartney and Ono, Yoko’s attitude towards Paul, Paul’s “Fairy Dust,” Wenner’s philosophy and attitude towards music and pop culture, John and Yoko’s media obsession, George Harrison and loads MORE.
Well, Well, Well JOHN LENNON (1970)
Wanna Be Your Man ROCK HALL PERFORMERS (2015)
Yes, I’m Your Angel YOKO ONO (1980)
Do the Oz JOHN LENNON (1970)
Smile Away PAUL McCARTNEY (1971)
Three Legs PAUL McCARTNEY (1971)
Wah Wah GEORGE HARRISON (1970)
Get Me Out of Here PAUL McCARTNEY (2013)
“Sticky Fingers, the Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine” Joe Hagan. Knopf (October 24, 2017)
“Jann Wenner: Like a Rolling Stone” Jann Wenner. Little, Brown and Company (September 13, 2022)