Sean Lennon serenades ‘Occupy Wall St.’ with Madonna’s ‘Material Girl’

By Stephen C. Webster
Monday, October 24, 2011 12:17 EDT
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Sean Lennon, from his official site. Photo by Julian Lennon.
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In a surprise appearance last night, Sean Lennon — son of the famed Beatles frontman John Lennon — dropped by “Occupy Wall Street” and performed Madonna’s “Material Girl” for the protesters camping in Zuccotti Park. He was reportedly joined by songwriter Rufus Wainwright.

Video of the impromptu show is below, as published to YouTube on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011.

Photo: A portrait of Sean Lennon, taken from SeanOnoLennon.com.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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