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Yoko Ono. Were Ron Burgundy to translate the name, he would say it meant "destroyer of worlds." So it was to be expected that the wife of John Lennon would give the team at Harmonix a hard time.

An interview with some of the developers working on The Beatles: Rock Band over at Wired reveals that, in March of this year, Ono turned up on Harmonix's doorstep. With demands.

Ono made specific suggestions, like proposing that the game's final scene-the Beatles' infamous rooftop concert on the Apple Corps building in Knightsbridge-look windier. Her criticism sent Harmonix scurrying to improve the graphics.


MTV's Paul DeGooyer says "She gave the designers hell", while Harmonix's Alex Rigopolous was equally glowing in his praise, saying "She's an artist,"so she was very concerned with the look of the game. She really held our feet to the fire."

Sounds like a real hoot, doesn't she?

The Beatles Make the Leap to Rock Band [Wired]

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