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Cat Power and Iggy Pop team up for cover of John Lennon’s ‘Working Class Hero’ for Marianne Faithfull tribute

Cat Power and Iggy Pop have covered ‘Working Class Hero’ in an upcoming tribute album to Marianne Faithfull.Back in November, it was announced that a Faithfull covers album was in the works, with the likes of Shirley Manson and Peaches set to duet on ‘Why D’Ya Do It’.Now, Cat Power and Iggy Pop have teamed up to cover ‘Working Class Hero’, originally written by John Lennon and covered by Faithfull herself in her album ‘Broken English’ (1979).In a statement, Power said of Faithfull: “Marianne has lived a life!! She is a queen to all who know her, and all who adore her! Her framework of contributions to the world of music is unmistakable! Every time I hear her gorgeous vocal sway, I am moved, I am closer to permanence. In a world of dizzying, new fizzling arrows of song and voices, Marianne has always struck the bullseye of my heart and soul. I adore her like no other.

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Trailer for Apple’s new John Lennon documentary, narrated by Kiefer Sutherland
John Lennon: Murder Without A Trial, which is narrated by none other than Kiefer Sutherland.The series examines the tragic murder of music and cultural icon John Lennon, and the investigation and conviction of his killer Mark David Chapman.The docuseries features exclusive eyewitness interviews and previously unseen crime scene photos, shedding new light on the life and murder of music and cultural icon John Lennon, and the investigation and conviction of Mark David Chapman, his confessed killer. It arrives on the streamer on 6th December.The official synopsis is as follows:“John Lennon: Murder Without A Trial” is a deeply researched examination of John Lennon’s 1980 murder, which shocked and saddened the world. The production was granted extensive Freedom of Information Act requests from the New York City Police Department, the Board of Parole and the District Attorney’s office; and the series includes exclusive interviews including Richard Peterson, a taxi driver who was witness to the shooting; Jay Hastings, a doorman at The Dakota who heard Lennon’s last words; David Suggs, Mark David Chapman’s defense lawyer; Elliot Mintz, a confidant to Lennon and Yoko Ono; and Dr Naomi Goldstein, the psychiatrist who first assessed Chapman. Check out the new trailer below.When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.@ THN - The Hollywood News 2023