FROM THE NEWS NEST: Beatles fans up in arms over Lady Gaga and more.
Recently Sean Lennon, son of John and Yoko Ono, took Lady Gaga (pictured) to his mother’s house, where Gaga sat down at John Lennon‘s white piano and did what people do at pianos: played and sang a little. When Sean posted a photo to his Twitter, there was an immediate outcry from Beatles fans who considered the singer not worthy of the instrument. Sean defended Gaga, but still took down the photo.
Carlos Santana proposed to girlfriend and acclaimed drummer Cindy Blackman at his Chicago tour stop this weekend. Blackman, who had just finished her “virtuoso drum solo,” said yes. “Cindy and I are blessed to have found each other,” said Santana in a press release. “Being in love is a gift from the universe, and the spirit and vibrations that come with it are infinitely powerful.Â I look forward to expressing that incredible energy through my music, and in helping to tip the balance toward more love in the world with what Cindy and I share.”
If you’ve been holding out for a full-on Police reunion, forget about it, kids. Sting has officially killed all hopes for the reunion of the ’80s hitmakers. “People reacted to The Police coming back as if mum and dad had got together, you could see that emotion in the audience,” Sting told Contact Music. “But who really wants to go and live with the wife you divorced? I won’t do it again. But I don’t need to I’ve done it now.”