Why John Lennon Was “Terrified” to Meet Elvis Presley

SPINEditor's note: This exclusive, in-depth interview, conducted in 1975, first appeared in our October 1988 issue. We've re-posted it to celebrate what would've been John Lennon's 79th birthday. Read through and experience Lennon talking about his marriage, ...

October 10th 2019


Flashback: Waylon Jennings Sings John Lennon's 'Norwegian Wood'

Rolling StoneJohn Lennon, in particular, would take inspiration from Bob Dylan, then charting his own course from traditional folksinger to spokesperson for a generation. Lennon, who was born 79 years ago today in Liverpool, and his fellow Beatles would influence ...

October 9th 2019


In Honor of John Lennon's Birthday, 10 Memorable Post-Beatles Songs

RADIO.COMThey probably didn't realize it at the time, but The Beatles were churning out more material in the sixties than can be reasonably expected of a rock band. And despite releasing twelve studio albums in less than a decade as the Fab Four, John Lennon, Paul ...

October 9th 2019


John Lennon's least favourite Beatles song is one he 'knocked off' from Elvis

MetroThe Beatles are still widely known thought of as the biggest band in the world, recording some of the most recognised music in history. The band – made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison – were known as the Fab Four, ...

October 9th 2019


John Lennon would have been 79 today

PennLive.comBritish rock and roll singer John Lennon of the Beatles arrives in an armored car before a concert in Houston, Texas, on Aug. 19, 1965. Screaming fans surrounded the group from the moment their plane arrived in Houston for radio station KILT's "Back to ...

October 9th 2019


(FOTOS) Así se ve el asesino de John Lennon a 38 años de su muerte

La Tribuna (México)El homicida ha presentado diez apelaciones para obtener su libertad pero hasta ahora todas han sido rechazadas. A continuación te presentamos una galería para que veas los cambios, a lo largo de los años, del asesino de John Lennon: ...

December 9th 2018


A 38 años de la muerte de John Lennon: ¿Qué es de su asesino?

TeletreceEl 8 de diciembre de 1980 el mundo sintió la partida de un integrante de "The Beatles". John Lennon fue asesinado a los 40 años por Mark David Chapman, un fanático que le disparó cinco veces por la espalda a la salida de su departamento en Nueva York ...

December 8th 2018


Columna | Las balas que mataron a John Lennon, por Alfredo Gálvez

RPPJohn Lennon yace sobre un charco de sangre caliente en la entrada del edificio Dakota, ubicado en 1 W 72nd St, en el corazón de Manhattan, Nueva York. El viento corría dejando una estela de frío, Las pequeñas ramas de los árboles del Central Park a ...

December 8th 2018


Remembering John Lennon: The Beatles 'White Album' Experience Spotify Playlist

JamBaseThis day each year marks the unfortunate anniversary of the tragic death of John Lennon who was murdered in 1980 at the age of 40. The Beatles legend wrote many of the Fab Four's most beloved songs and composed several more standouts during his ...

December 8th 2018


John Lennon shot on this day: Events told by the people who were with him

Coventry LiveIt was on December 8, 1980, that five gunshots rang out in the New York night, signalling the end of an era. The victim was John Lennon, the former Beatle who had adopted the city as his home and was enjoying a musical comeback after five years out of ...

December 8th 2018


Wild conspiracy that John Lennon 'admitted to BURYING Paul McCartney' resurfaces

Daily StarBack in 1980, British rock icon John Lennon was shot dead in New York City at just 40 years old. Now, 38 years since Lennon was killed, a cult theory has re-emerged claiming the Imagine singer buried his Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney back in 1966.

December 8th 2018


Richardson: Imagine we still had John Lennon to guide us

Ottawa CitizenOn the title track, Lennon invites us to “imagine no possessions” and coyly asks “I wonder if you can.” Since he wrote the song, globalization has caused the price of consumer goods to tumble and many of us have more stuff than ever. It's difficult to ...

December 8th 2018


Yoko Ono releases new version of John Lennon's Imagine

The GuardianForty-seven years after she co-wrote it with her husband John Lennon, Yoko Ono has released a new version of his signature solo hit, Imagine. Taken from her forthcoming new album Warzone, Ono, 85, creates a new arrangement, first set to drifting ...

October 10th 2018


Revisiting 'Imagine,' in John Lennon's own words and pictures

Washington PostThe 50th anniversary of John Lennon's “Imagine” is three years away, but Yoko Ono decided to celebrate early with “Imagine John Yoko,” a lavishly illustrated, intensely detailed study of the album, the related film (also called “Imagine”) and other ...

October 10th 2018


Hear Yoko Ono Mark John Lennon's Birthday With New Version of 'Imagine'

Rolling StoneYoko Ono unveiled a delicate rendition of the John Lennon classic “Imagine” on what would've been the late musician's 78th birthday. The track will appear on Ono's upcoming album Warzone, which arrives October 19th via Chimera Music. Ono's version of ...

October 10th 2018