John Winston Ono Lennon (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, musician and peace activist who achieved worldwide fame as the founder, co-songwriter, co-lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. Lennon was characterised by the rebellious nature and acerbic wit in his music, writing and […]
The Bed-ins for Peace were two week-long nonviolent protests against wars, intended as experimental tests of new ways to promote peace. As the Vietnam War raged in 1969, John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono held one protest at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam and one at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. What does […]
According to the radio DJ, John Lennon said, “He’s like a brother. I love him. Families, we certainly have our ups and downs and quarrels. But at the end of the day, when it’s all said and done, I would do anything for him. Were Paul McCartney and John Lennon friends? Now, in his new […]
He spoke admiringly of Paul’s masterpieces, including “Hey Jude” and “Yesterday” (a track that drove John Lennon nuts in later years). But John wasn’t really making news when he called those songs classics. Did John Lennon ever compliment Paul McCartney? The track was, of course, ‘Here, There and Everywhere’. Sharyn Alfonsi asked Macca whether the […]
John Lennon wrote “How Do You Sleep?” in the aftermath of Paul McCartney’s successful suit in the London High Court to dissolve the Beatles as a legal partnership. How many songs did John Lennon wrote about Paul McCartney? Lennon wrote 61 songs credited to ”Lennon-McCartney” entirely by himself, and McCartney composed 43 on his own.
Some consider John Lennon’s last song to be “I Don’t Want to Face It” while others regard his guitar performance on Yoko Ono’s “Walking On Thin Ice” — recorded just an hour before his death — as his last recorded track. What song was released when John Lennon died? On the day of John Lennon’s […]