No, No, No

Album: Season Of Glass (1981)

Songfacts®:

  • This song opens with several scissor snips, five gunshots, and a scream. The scissors represent the cutting apart of the "Johnandyoko" entity. The gunshots are the shots that killed John and the scream is Yoko's initial reaction.
  • The title was a play (negation more like) of the song "Kiss Kiss Kiss," which is on John Lennon's Double Fantasy album. >>
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    Davis - Montreal, Canada, for above 2
  • A re-mix of this track topped the American Hot Dance Club Play chart in January 2008. Ono was aged 74, when this reached #1, making her the oldest artist ever to reach the summit on this tally. This was the third time she'd achieved this feat. In 2003, less than a month after turning 70, the Japanese artist achieved pole position on the Hot Dance Club Play chart for the first time with "Walking on Thin Ice," the oldest person to do so. She repeated that feat a year later, at the age 71, when "Everyman...Everywoman..." spent a week at #1. Yoko repeated the feat yet again in June 2009, when at the age of 76 she achieved her 5th #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart with "I'm Not Getting Enough."
  • Her credit for the remix of "No, No, No" was the single name Ono. That makes the combination of artist and title "Ono - No, No, No," or in reverse, "Ono - No, No, No"- a perfect palindrome. In addition "No, No, No" also has the distinction of being possibly the only ever instance of a song title that only uses letters from the artist's name.

Comments: 2

  • Linc from Beaumont, TxDid you know that Kiss Kiss Kiss doesn't come up on this site...odd since it is mentioned above. John Lennon's You Know My Name (Look Up My Number)track released under the Plastic Ono Band Lable that is on Past Masters Vol II...isn't avaible either hummmm...
  • Ashley from YarmouthThat beginging is kinda scary. Oh Yoko, your such a doll though, I love your strange ways.
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