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Bettye LaVette and Jack Douglas Among Guests at Upcoming John Lennon Event
By: Gary Graff
9/10/2013


Grammy Award-nominated singer Bettye LaVette and record producer Jack Douglas will be part of Theater Within's "Remembering John Lennon: An Evening of Music & Memories With Those Who Knew & Worked With John," which takes place Thursday (September 12) at the City Winery in New York City.

LaVette, who's currently seen on the AMC series “Low Winter Sun,” will perform a selection of Lennon songs, while Douglas, who produced 1980's "Double Fantasy" album, will talk about his experiences with Lennon.

Also appearing at the event will be photographer Bob Gruen, radio personality Dennis Elsas and and MAD Magazine senior editor Joe Raiola, who created the Annual John Lennon Tribute concert.

Proceeds from the Theater Within will go to benefit Friends of the Annual John Lennon Tribute to help cover production expenses for that show -- which, in turn, raises money for various charities.

More information about Thursday's event and this year`s Lennon Tribute, which takes place December 6, is available at www.LennonTribute.org and at www.TheatreWithin.org.

CLICK HERE to learn out more about Gary Graff and his award-winning music journalism including the books he has written on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.


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