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Songwriter shares a lifetime of lyrics waiting for music

Whenever Yoko called the house in Beverly, she’d introduce herself with her full name: “It’s Yoko Ono.”

“Like we’d get calls from any other Yoko,” recalls David Greenberg. A longtime employee of Rykodisc, the pioneering record company based on Salem’s Pickering Wharf in the 1980s and ’90s, Greenberg worked as a product manager and in various other capacities for many of Ryko’s biggest acts, including Elvis Costello, Frank Zappa, and the Boston band Morphine.

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