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* 1970 - 'Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band''**

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* 1970 - 'Yoko ''Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band''**


* CoolOldLady: [[YokoOhNo In spite of what you think of her,]] she qualifies because [[http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/10/yoko_ono_played_a_show_with_la.html she sang with Lady Gaga]], members of Music/SonicYouth, and more. Both her musical and artistic works have regained a major critical revision by the mid-90s, enshrining her in this trope.

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* CoolOldLady: [[YokoOhNo In spite of what you think of her,]] she qualifies because [[http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/10/yoko_ono_played_a_show_with_la.html she She sang with Lady Gaga]], members of Music/SonicYouth, and more. Both her musical and artistic works have regained a major critical revision by the mid-90s, enshrining her in this trope.mid-90s.



* YokoOhNo:[[invoked]] The TropeNamer, if [[ThisIndexIsNotAnExample not an example]].


!!Studio and Live Discography (* = John and [[Music/YokoOno Yoko]], ** = Yoko Ono):

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!!Studio and Live Discography (* = John and [[Music/YokoOno Yoko]], and Yoko, ** = Yoko Ono):


* BlueBlood: She was a descendent of the Yasuda clan of ''samurai'' warrior-scholars (who later founded the Yazuka ''zaibatsu'' conglomerate, centered on banking) on her mother's side, while her paternal grandfather was ennobled (into the Japanese ''kazoku'' nobility) in 1915.

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* BlueBlood: She was a descendent of the Yasuda clan of ''samurai'' warrior-scholars (who later founded the Yazuka Yasuda ''zaibatsu'' conglomerate, centered on banking) on her mother's side, while her paternal grandfather was ennobled (into the Japanese ''kazoku'' nobility) in 1915.


** In fact, many of them (especially the notorious "Bottoms") are meant to be funny, but people unfamiliar with surrealist art often didn't realize this.

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** In fact, many of them (especially the notorious "Bottoms") "No. 4"[[note]]also known as "Bottoms" and consisting of 80 minutes of a close-up on people's bare asses as they walk on a treadmill[[/note]]) are meant to be funny, but people unfamiliar with surrealist art often didn't realize this.



* DistinctDoubleAlbum: ''Fly'' features rock and blues songs, a piano ballad and a piece for tabla on the first disc; and avant-garde music and short film scores on the second disc.

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* DistinctDoubleAlbum: ''Fly'' features rock and blues songs, a piano ballad and a piece for tabla on the first disc; and avant-garde music and short film scores for short films on the second disc.



* MinimalistCast: Her films usually feature a bear minimum of people.
** "Fly" features the titular creature crawling across a nude Virginia Lust.
** "Eye Blink" is one minute of exactly that.
** "Cut Piece" features Yoko seated on stage while the audience is invited to use scissors to remove a small piece of her dress.



* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "Listen, the Snow is Falling", released as the B-side to "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" and later covered by Music/{{Galaxie 500}}.
** Throughout the years, she's made several of them, including "No Bed for Beatle John" and "Mrs. Lennon". Her 1974 album ''A Story'' consists of this mostly.

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* POVCam: Her short film "Rape" is told from the perspective of the rapist (though the assailant knocks the woman over in an alleyway, instead of doing something much more harmful.)
* SelectiveLocalization: "Telephone Piece" would use the standard phone ringing noise associated with either the United States, United Kingdom or Japan, depending on where one bought the album ''Fly''. Averted by the 1997 reissue of ''Fly'' by Rykodisc, which uses the version made with the USA ringing noise.
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "Listen, the Snow is Falling", released as the B-side to "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" and later covered by Music/{{Galaxie 500}}.
**
Throughout the years, she's made several of them, including "No Bed for Beatle John" and "Mrs. Lennon". Her 1974 album ''A Story'' consists of this mostly.mostly.
** "Listen, the Snow is Falling", released as the B-side to "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" and later covered by Music/{{Galaxie 500}}.


* DistinctDoubleAlbum: ''Fly'' features rock and blues songs, a piano ballad and a piece for tabla on the first disc; and avant-garde music and short film scores on the second disc.



* WildHair: In her heyday. She's mostly remembered looking like such. On itself, it makes quite a unique silhouette and there's also the way it frames her face.

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* WildHair: In her heyday. She's mostly remembered looking like such. On itself, it makes quite heyday, Yoko was known for sporting large, seemingly unkempt hair, which provided a unique silhouette and there's also facial frame that she is mostly remembered for. She began sporting a ponytail in the way 80s before cutting it frames her face.shorter.


After John Lennon left the Beatles, the two artists collaborated on music together - working together on very different projects all underneath the umbrella of "Plastic Ono Band." Yoko collaborated together with John on his first three albums: ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo1TwoVirgins'' (1968), ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo2LifeWithTheLions'' (1968) and ''Music/WeddingAlbum'' (1969). In 1971, Yoko Ono began to release a number of solo records. ''Fly'' - a double album that helped make her known for her caterwauling vocals. She also released two other, more conventional, albums during this time - ''Approximately Infinite Universe'' and ''Feeling the Space''. Although Yoko's work was poorly received initially, the albums have survived and aged well - proving to be part of the foundation of punk rock and new wave music.

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After John Lennon left the Beatles, the two artists collaborated on music together - working together on very different projects all underneath the umbrella of "Plastic Ono Band." Yoko collaborated together with John on his first three albums: ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo1TwoVirgins'' (1968), ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo2LifeWithTheLions'' (1968) and ''Music/WeddingAlbum'' (1969). In 1971, 1970, Yoko Ono began to release a number of solo records. ''Fly'' - a double album records, which began incorporating rock and blues songs into them, as she was recording many of them in the same studios and with the same musicians that helped make her known for her caterwauling vocals. She also released two other, more conventional, albums during this time - ''Approximately Infinite Universe'' and ''Feeling the Space''. John was using. Although Yoko's work was poorly received initially, the albums have survived and aged well - proving to be part of the foundation of punk rock and new wave music.
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!!Studio and Live Discography (* = John and [[Music/YokoOno Yoko]], ** = Yoko Ono):

* 1968 - ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo1TwoVirgins''*
* 1969 - ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo2LifeWithTheLions''*
* 1969 - ''Music/WeddingAlbum''*
* 1969 - ''Live Peace In Toronto 1969''*
* 1970 - 'Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band''**
* 1971 - ''Fly''**
* 1972 - ''Some Time In New York City''* [[note]]The first half was recorded in the studio, the second half was recorded live[[/note]]
* 1973 - ''Approximately Infinite Universe''
* 1973 - ''Feeling the Space''** (credited to Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band & Something Different)
* 1980 - ''Double Fantasy''*
* 1981 - ''Season of Glass''**
* 1982 - ''It's Alright (I See Rainbows)''**
* 1984 - ''Milk And Honey''*
* 1985 - Starpeace**
* 1986 - ''Live In New York City''*
* 1994 - ''New York Rock''** (musical)
* 1996 - ''Rising''** (with Ima)
* 1997 - ''A Story''**
* 2001 - ''Blueprint for a Sunrise''**
* 2009 - ''BETWEEN MY HEAD AND THE SKY''** (credited to Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band)
* 2012 - ''YOKOKIMTHURSTON''** (with Music/SonicYouth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore)
* 2013 - ''TAKE ME TO THE LAND OF HELL''** (credited to Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band)




* CoolOldLady: [[YokoOhNo In spite of what you think of her,]] she can qualify because [[http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/10/yoko_ono_played_a_show_with_la.html she sang with Lady Gaga.]]
* CoolShades: Often wore big sunglasses.
* TheImmodestOrgasm: At the end of her "Kiss Kiss Kiss" song.
* MyBelovedSmother: According to some biographers, her relationship with Music/JohnLennon had elements of this; he even referred to her as "Mother."

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* CoolOldLady: [[YokoOhNo In spite of what you think of her,]] she can qualify qualifies because [[http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/10/yoko_ono_played_a_show_with_la.html she sang with Lady Gaga.]]
Gaga]], members of Music/SonicYouth, and more. Both her musical and artistic works have regained a major critical revision by the mid-90s, enshrining her in this trope.
* CoolShades: Often wore big sunglasses.
giant sunglasses that covered half of her face.
* TheImmodestOrgasm: At Some of her warblings sound like this, but there are times where she really meant it, like at the end of her "Kiss Kiss Kiss" song.
Kiss", and midway through "AOS".
* LongTitle: "Greenfield Morning I Pushed an Empty Baby Carriage All Over the City" and "Don't Worry, Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking for Her Hand in the Snow)"
* MyBelovedSmother: According to some biographers, her relationship with Music/JohnLennon had elements of this; he even referred to her as "Mother." "Mother", and John appreciated dating an older woman for the maternal aspects.



* PopStarComposer: Her album ''Fly'' contains "Airmale", the score to John Lennon's film ''Erection'' [[note]]which shows a building being erected in time lapsed photography[[/note]] and "Fly", the soundtrack to her film of the same name. It also includes audio versions of her art pieces "Toilet Piece" (which was a microphone amplifying a flushing toilet in Carnegie Hall) and "Telephone Piece" (in which she would call a telephone inside a museum, say "Hello, this is Yoko," and then hang up.)



** Throughout the years, she's made several of them. Her 1974 album ''A Story'' consists of this mostly.

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** Throughout the years, she's made several of them.them, including "No Bed for Beatle John" and "Mrs. Lennon". Her 1974 album ''A Story'' consists of this mostly.


''Just to have you as my very own personal Venus"''\\
--'''Music/BarenakedLadies''', "Be My Yoko Ono"

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''Just to have you as my very own personal Venus"''\\
--'''Music/BarenakedLadies''',
Venus"''
-->-- '''Music/BarenakedLadies''',
"Be My Yoko Ono"


* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: If you take account on her... unconventionality.



* {{Jerkass}}: Was very much this to John's son Julian and tried to prevent them from ever becoming close. Thankfully she has failed. The two reconciled and were communicating before John's death.
** Her attempt to render John's first wife Cynthia into an UnPerson and to exclude her son Julian from his father's legacy have been noted, though. Yoko has distanced herself from the Liverpool side of Lennon's life and his surviving relatives there, to the extent of refusing to disclose to them the secret of Lennon's final resting place. Julian is not holding his breath on inheriting any of his father's substantial assets: as far as Yoko is concerned, John Lennon only had one son and it ain't Julian.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Was very much this to John's son Julian and tried to prevent them from ever becoming close. Thankfully she has failed. The two reconciled and were communicating before John's death.
** Her attempt to render John's first wife Cynthia into an UnPerson and to exclude her son Julian from his father's legacy have been noted, though. Yoko has distanced herself from the Liverpool side of Lennon's life and his surviving relatives there, to the extent of refusing to disclose to them the secret of Lennon's final resting place. Julian is not holding his breath on inheriting any of his father's substantial assets: as far as Yoko is concerned, John Lennon only had one son and it ain't Julian.



* SweaterGirl: Has worn a lot of fancy sweaters in public and her videos.


* AllThatGlitters: A few years ago she made considerable notoriety for "Promise Piece-Bones", taking a priceless 500 year old Ming vase and shattering it into pieces and handing each shard away, as a tribute to losing a friend (fellow Fluxus artist Nam June Paik) whom she considered more valuable than an old jar could ever be.

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* AllThatGlitters: A few years ago In 2006, she made gained considerable notoriety for "Promise Piece-Bones", taking a priceless 500 year old Ming vase and shattering it into pieces and handing each shard away, as a tribute to losing a friend (fellow Fluxus artist Nam June Paik) whom she considered more valuable than an old jar could ever be.

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* AwesomeMcCoolName: ''Yoko'' means "ocean child" in Japanese.
* BlueBlood: She was a descendent of the Yasuda clan of ''samurai'' warrior-scholars (who later founded the Yazuka ''zaibatsu'' conglomerate, centered on banking) on her mother's side, while her paternal grandfather was ennobled (into the Japanese ''kazoku'' nobility) in 1915.


* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "Listen, the Snow is Falling", released as the B-side to "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" and later covered by {{Galaxie 500}}.

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* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "Listen, the Snow is Falling", released as the B-side to "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" and later covered by {{Galaxie Music/{{Galaxie 500}}.


* YokoOhNo:[[invoked]] The TropeNamer.

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* YokoOhNo:[[invoked]] The TropeNamer.TropeNamer, if [[ThisIndexIsNotAnExample not an example]].

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