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John Lennon

Beatles Love Me Do

July 31, 2021

The Beatles, arguably the most popular and most influential band in history, started with two English schoolboys skipping class to write songs. In 1958 at ages 16 and 17 respectively, Paul McCartne...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono's 'Bed-Ins:' What Was The Poin...

March 25, 2021

John Lennon and Yoko talking to Donald Zec about their seven day event at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel. March 1969 Z03078-011 (Photo by WATFORD/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpi...

Beatles 'More Popular Than Jesus' -- Really? Meaning Of...

March 4, 2021

Teenagers gather at a "Beatles Burning," staged by WAYX-AM (Georgia), where records, books, and wigs are burned in a bonfire in response to John Lennon's commen...

'How Do You Sleep?:' John Lennon's Most Ungroovy Anti-M...

September 9, 2020

Musician John Lennon formerly of "The Beatles" performs onstage at the Chrysler Arena on December 10, 1971 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Tom Copi/Michael Oc...

Dylan, The Beatles, And Weed: The Night Bob Got The Fab...

August 28, 2020

Left: The Beatles pose for a portrait in front of an American Flag, New York City, 1964. Right: Milton Glaser's poster portrait of Bob Dylan. Sources: Michael O...

The Beatles' 'Come Together:' Song Meaning, Lyrics, And...

April 17, 2020

"Here come old flat-top" it begins, then describes a man with "ju-ju eyeball," "toe-jam football" and "monkey finger" -- "Come Together" contains lyrics that...

The Truth About 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds:' Is It ...

January 4, 2020

Picture yourself in a boat on a river, using your kaleidoscope eyes to read about the writing and recording of “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” the seminal B...

Why Did The Beatles Break Up? A Long And Winding Story

December 30, 2019

Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Paul McCartney in the audience at the London Pavillion for premiere of 'Yellow Submarine,' July 17, 1968. (Photo by Cummings Archives/Redfern...

John Lennon’s Fight With Nixon And The FBI To Stay In A...

September 29, 2019

In 1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono moved to New York -- and the FBI and President Richard Nixon noticed. The Beatles had broken up two years earlier. John L...

Sgt. Pilcher: The Narc Who Arrested Mick Jagger, John L...

August 19, 2019

Beatle John Lennon and his Japanese girlfriend Yoko Ono leaving Marylebone Magistrates Court after they appeared to answer charges of drug possession and police...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono: A Love Story That Creeped His...

July 19, 2019

John Lennon, sporting a short haircut, and his wife Yoko Ono among the spectators at the Watergate hearings 6/27. At the witness table was John Dean III. Source...

The Beatles And The Maharishi: Failed Spiritual Quest '...

March 14, 2019

The Beatles and their wives at the Rishikesh in India with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, March 1968. Seated in front of the Maharishi are Jane Asher, Paul McCartne...

Ringo Starr's $2M Drum And 10 Other Bank-Breaking '60s ...

March 4, 2019

The most expensive rock 'n roll memorabilia from the '60s is a moving target -- it seems with each passing year, something new (well, 50 years old, actually)...

Beatlemania: 52 True Stories About The Craziest Fans Th...

November 22, 2018

The Beatles' "Love Me Do" was released in 1962; the following year saw the release of "Please Please Me," "From Me To You," "She Loves You," "I Want To Hold Your ...

Eric Clapton Almost Replaced George Harrison In The Bea...

March 8, 2018

George Harrison and Eric Clapton performing at the Concert for Bangladesh at Madison Square Garden on August 1, 1971. Source: Getty Images / Bettmann / Contribu...

30 Things You Probably Didn't Know About John Lennon

January 10, 2017

Left: John Lennon in Beverly Hills in 1979. Right: Howard Cosell and Frank Gifford in a publicity photo for 'Monday Night Football.' Sources: Photo by Michael Brennan...