Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bassist, Record producer, Writer, Artist
John Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980), was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the rock band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular...Wikipedia
Age: 40 (age at death)
Born: 9th October, 1940, Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, UK
Died: 8th December, 1980, New York City, New York, USA the Dakota.
Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Beatles
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My defenses were so great. The cocky rock and roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn`t know how to cry. Simple.
Music is everybody`s possession. It`s only publishers who think that people own it.
Added "Ono" to his name in honour of wife Yoko Ono (aka Yoko Ono Lennon); he wished to drop his middle name Winston, but couldn't under British law. While he never used "Winston" again, his U.S. Resident Alien card (aka "green card") was issued to "John Winston Ono Lennon."
An actor named Mark Lindsay Chapman was supposed to play the part of John Lennon in John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985) (TV), but lost the part because he had the same name (Mark Chapman) as Lennon's killer. He later portrayed Lennon in Chapter 27 (2007).
Beatles Release Free EP on iTunes
by Jeff Giles September 24, 2014 10:08 AM
iTunes certainly seems to be in a giving spirit lately. First they delivered U2‘s new ‘Songs of Innocence‘ album to every single one of their members free of charge, and now comes word that they’re giving away a four-song EP containing some of the former Beatles‘ solo works.
“The members of the Beatles combined forces as a famously and indelibly fab quartet who forever changed the face of pop culture,” explains the online entertainment... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 4 months ago
New Beatles Documentary in the Works from Director Ron Howard
by Jeff Giles July 16, 2014 3:14 PM
Hot on the heels of ‘Made in America,’ his recently released documentary about Jay Z‘s 2012 Budweiser Made in America Festival, director Ron Howard is ready to train his lens on the Beatles.
Rolling Stone reports that the film will focus on the period between 1960-66, which encompasses the group’s touring years as well as their rise to massive worldwide fame. It’s the summation of a lifelong appreciation for Howard, how laughingly... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 6 months ago
Ken Thorne, Composer of Beatles ‘Help’ Score, Dies
by Dave Lifton July 15, 2014 10:34 AM
Ken Thorne, the Academy Award-winning film composer who worked on movies by the Beatles and the Monkees, died of natural causes on July 9. He was 90.
According to the L.A. Times, the British-born Thorne began playing piano at the age of five, turning pro at 15. In 1965, he was hired by Richard Lester to create the incidental score for the Beatles’ second movie, ‘Help.’ He said that he was given very clear instructions for the job. “My... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 6 months ago
Paul McCartney returned to a concert stage Saturday in Albany, New York, after being sidelined for two months because of a virus, spinning out songs from the Beatles, Wings and a solo career that has spanned more than 50 years of rock 'n' roll.
"It's great to be back," said McCartney, who turned 72 two weeks ago. He looked none the worse for wear, putting on a show of just under three hours with 38 songs before finishing with the three-song medley that ends the Abbey Road album.
McCartney was briefly hospitalized in Tokyo in May because of the... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 months ago
The Beatles Presented with Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
by Matthew Wilkening January 26, 2014 4:47 PM
The Beatles were presented with a long-overdue Lifetime Achievement Award at a special pre-Grammy Special Merit Award ceremony held on Saturday afternoon.
Ringo Starr, George Harrison‘s widow Olivia and John Lennon‘s widow Yoko Ono were on hand to accept the award. Paul McCartney was unable to attend because he was rehearsing for his performance at the televised Grammy ceremony, which takes place tonight. The Beatles were chosen for the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.