Listen to Yoko Ono’s new version of “Imagine,” released on what would’ve been John Lennon’s 78th birthday

Credit: Matthew PlacekHad he lived, John Lennon would have turned 78 Tuesday. In honor of his birthday, the rock legend’s widow, Yoko Ono, debuted her rendition of his classic 1971 song “Imagine” via a lyric video posted on her official website and YouTube channel.

The video features animated drawings created by Ono, set against a depiction of a blue sky with white clouds. The track features Yoko’s shaky but emotional vocals, accompanied by sparse keyboards. Ono’s new version of “Imagine,” a song she co-wrote with Lennon although wasn’t …read more