I'm so thrilled that NME have voted John Lennon as the Ultimate Icon of NME's Lifetime. A great surprise to wake up to this morning! Thankyou, NME and thankyou to all of you who voted for John. I'm sure he's thrilled, too - up there! Big kiss, yoko by Yoko Ono official, via Flickr Nme Lifetime, Ultimate Icons, Voting John, John Lennon
Singer-songwriter Joan Baez performs one of her classic folk ballads at the March for Peace Rally held in Washington, D.C. in 1965. Along with Bob Dylan and the folk trio Peter, Paul, and Mary, Joan Baez was a cultural icon of the 1960’s peace and civil rights movements. This Joyce image captures Baez at the height of her musical career and in full command of the large audience that had marched on Washington to protest America’s involvement in the Vietnam War.
U1496826 30 Nov 1965, Washington, DC, USA --- Socialist Addresses mass. Washington, D.C.: Norman Thomas, 81 year old patriarch of the U.S. Socialist movement, addresses a throng of demonstrators who came to Washington to protest U.S. military policy in Vietnam. The crowd roared its approval as Norman condemned "the immoral and stupid war in Vietnam." --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson listens to tape sent by Captain Charles Robb from Vietnam, 1968 by Jack E. Kightlinger.