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Paul McCartney Reveals John Lennon’s Biggest Fear  The Vintage News

Sometimes the biggest talents are the ones most lacking in confidence. Take the Beatles for example. They blazed a trail across the world stage between.

Premiere: The Proper Ornaments - 'Song For John Lennon'  Clash Magazine

The Proper Ornaments have been through a lot together. Essentially hinging on the friendship between James Hoare (also of Ultimate Painting/Veronica Falls) ...

Why John Lennon Remains The Ultimate Rock Star  Forbes

When you are a proud music geek, you sit and think about things like who is the ultimate rock star. There are a number of choices for a variety of reasons.

Lennon’s talents, contradictions and self-inventions  The Washington Post

Ray Connolly explores the many sides of the Beatle's brief life.

KEVIN LEININGER: What John Lennon imagined, America is enduring — and the result doesn't look like utopia  News Sentinel

I love the Beatles, but one of the most insipid songs of all time has to be the 1971 John Lennon anthem that gave his fawning disciples such wisdom as:

'Being John Lennon' : a new look at the life of a self-centered rock icon  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nearly 55 years ago, the British Invasion of the American music scene commenced with the arrival of the Beatles. John Lennon, the singer, guitarist and ...

John Lennon: Paul McCartney describes Beatles' self-doubt, uncertainty in 60 Minutes interview  CBS News

He's a rock star, a music legend with dozens of platinum albums — a Beatle. But even after more than 50 years behind the microphone, Paul McCartney still has ...

Yoko Ono Considers Revealing Extent of Influence on John Lennon  Ultimate Classic Rock

Yoko Ono said she was considering the possibility of revealing the full extent of how she had influenced music written by John Lennon, though she wasn't sure ...

Mill Valley’s Tom Barbash drops John Lennon’s name in new novel  Marin Independent Journal

Tom Barbash, an award-winning novelist and Mill Valley resident who also teaches writing at Oakland's California College of the Arts, often cautions his ...

The Dakota Winters by Tom Barbash reimagines John Lennon review  USA TODAY

Tom Barbash's new novel 'The Dakota Winters' is set in the Dakota in 1980, and John Lennon is a key character. A book review.

“He is certainly on the road to failure”: Read John Lennon’s 1956 school report card  Happy

"He has too many wrong ambitions and his energy is too often misplaced": Read what John Lennon's school teachers had to say about him at age 15.

Paul McCartney reveals he has reformed The Beatles in his dreams: 'The other morning I was with George'  The Independent

Have you ever dreamt of a Beatles reunion? You're not the only one. Paul McCartney has revealed that he has, in fact, reformed the iconic group in the past – in ...

The Restless John Lennon - Overnights  ABC Local

What shaped Lennon as a person and how did his life evolve with the Beatles and then with Yoko Ono? Michael Pavlich discussed this with Ray Connolly, ...

The Beatles' Paul McCartney Reveals Untold Story About John Lennon and Yoko Ono  Metalheadzone

During in a recent interview with Sharyn Alfonsi from 60 Minutes Overtime, The Beatles bassist Paul McCartney has shared untold story about late singer John.

Police seized 30000 copies of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Two Virgins album on this day in 1968  Creative Loafing Tampa

Today in rock history: On this date in 1968, police seized 30,000 copies of Two Virgins, the experimental album recorded by John Lennon and his significant ...

Inside John Lennon's 'Imagine' with Klaus Voorman, Jim Keltner and Joey Molland  Rock Cellar Magazine

Go deep into the behind-the-scenes process of "Imagine," the legendary album from John Lennon which was recently re-released for a big anniversary.

Miley Cyrus, Sean Ono Lennon, Mark Ronson Come Together for ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’  Variety

Watch Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson, and Sean Ono Lennon's live performance of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Happy Xmas (War Is Over).'

The final year of Beatles's legend John Lennon  Concord Monitor

Imagine sailing to Bermuda with John Lennon. It's easy if you try! Now imagine Lennon has steered your ship safely through a horrific storm, lashing himself to ...

John Lennon & Paul McCartney Holiday Classics Hit Hot 100 at Last, Among 20 Seasonal Songs on the Chart  Billboard

As previously reported, Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" tops the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Dec. 29) for a sixth week. Plus, late legend Andy Williams ends a ...

Retired Teacher Mick Peterson on his letter from John Lennon's assassin  WGN Radio - Chicago

Retired Teacher Mick Peterson of Walnut High School joins John Williams to explain why he assigned his class to write a letter to Mark David Chapman, the ...

The Beatles' Paul McCartney on John Lennon: "We Were Competitors"  Metalheadzone

The Beatles bassist Paul McCartney spoke in an interview with Sharyn Alfonsi of CBS News and admitted his competition with late singer John Lennon.

The War On Drugs Dust Off John Lennon Cover & Welcome Tim Heidecker In Philadelphia  JamBase

The War On Drugs unearthed their cover of John Lennon's "Mind Games" for the first time in over four years at night one of their 'Drug-Cember To Remember' ...

John Lennon's 'Imagine' being played at Japan's suicide forest to stop people taking own lives  The Independent

A musician has been playing songs into Japan's “suicide forest” in a bid to prevent people taking their own lives. Kyochi Watanabe blasts rock, pop and hip-hop ...

David Bowie was 'paranoid' of assassination after John Lennon death  Metro.co.uk

David Bowie was allegedly so 'paranoid' after John Lennon's murder that he feared he would himself be assassinated at a concert in Ireland. The Let's Dance ...

The John Williams Show Full Podcast 12.19.18: Writing John Lennon's assassin, speed eating, Judy Pielach, Trump Foundation  WGN Radio - Chicago

A listener texted in yesterday that his class assignment in high school was to send a letter to Mark David Chapman, who assassinated John Lennon. John invites ...

How art schools created British pop music  New Statesman

A new book chronicles the long, fertile and symbiotic relationship between pop music and the art schools.

When the Beatles Let Their Freak Flag Fly  The Daily Beast

The strangest item in the Beatles' catalogue turns 50.

4 yellow Bumblebee Camaros from Transformers movies will hit Barrett-Jackson auction block  AZCentral

Chevrolet will auction four Bumblebee Camaros from the Transformers movie franchise at Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale.

Burren owner Tommy McCarthy has brush with Springsteen at Boston pub  Wicked Local

It was just a typical Friday evening at The Bebop on Boylston in Boston, when, suddenly, The Boss walked in.The Boss, of course, was Bruce Springsteen.

BBC's Icons sparks huge debate by leaving out some legends  DigitalSpy.com

BBC Two's Icons was bound to spark debate by trying to narrow down the most iconic public figure of the 20th Century. And that's exactly what happened!

Wednesday Playlist: worthwhile Beatles covers | Arts & Culture  Oregon Daily Emerald

The Beatles gave the world some of the best and most progressive pop music ever made. Naturally, attempting to recreate the band's music isn't easy. Doing a ...

5 student friendly holiday destinations for 2019  IOL

Student-friendly holiday hotspots to carry you through 2019.

Bruce Springsteen surprises locals at Boston pub  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) - Bruce Springsteen surprised bargoers during an unexpected visit to an Irish pub in Boston last week. Tommy McCarthy, the owner of The ...

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: 60 Years Later, Show Recalls Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper  WeAreGreenBay.com

The influential Buddy Holly is remembered 60 years after years after his death, with 'John Mueller's Winter Dance Party' helping relive his famous show in Green ...

A Brief History of Music Censorship in America  Ultimate-Guitar.Com

Just as any other form of self-expression, music has been a target for different restrictions and prohibitions. The Land of Free is no exception: the first case of ...

Visiting The Set Of 'High Maintenance,' Still The Best Show About NYC  Gothamist

Inside a class at Abha Yoga in Gowanus, a teacher is guiding her students through some of the typical breathing exercises in Kundalini yoga. But instructions on ...

Why We Can't Separate R. Kelly's Sexual Abuse From His Art  The Daily Beast

In the wake of 'Surviving R. Kelly,' some have argued that we should “separate the art from the artist.” With artists like Kelly that's not possible, writes Stereo ...

See John Lennon And George Harrison Perform 'How Do You Sleep?' : All Songs Considered  NPR

Today we have some incredible, never-before-seen footage of John Lennon recording his seemingly cutthroat song, "How Do You Sleep?" It's a song he ...

How to get a cheap package holiday from Liverpool in summer 2019  Liverpool Echo

Cheapest destinations, best discount codes and deposit tips for your summer family holiday.

Rick Miller returns to Theatre Calgary with BOOM sequel, solo show BOOM X  CBC.ca

Rick Miller is part of generation X, but he didn't know exactly what that meant. Miller said he decided to make a one-man show about about gen X as a way to ...

10 Of The Best Harry Nilsson Songs Of All Time To Remember His Legacy  The Federalist

If you're a fan of singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson, it probably means you love Harry Nilsson. If you belong to a younger demographic of Nilsson enthusiasts, ...

Dunphy: Davis is no human rights activist  Alton Telegraph

Many Americans today will have to Google Angela Davis just to learn who she is. For Baby Boomers such as myself, however, Davis symbolized the political ...

The Bleak, Ominous Second-Inversion Minor Chord  Guitar World Magazine

Tell an engaging story and make a powerful statement with second-inversion minor chords.

Barrett Jackson 2019 Car Show  Komando

What we are expecting to see this year at the 2019 Barrett Jackson Car Show.

Former Brighton council leader becomes paperback writer  Brighton and Hove News

What next for a former council leader? After stepping down from the helm of Brighton and Hove City Council in 2015, Jason Kitcat started writing his first novel, ...

BRIAN JONES: Learning to channel political anger  The Telegram

It turns out Newfoundlanders aren't the only ones who don't have a clue what to do with their political anger. In petrol-producing Alberta, they're getting pumped ...

John Lennon was ‘absolutely devastated’ of losing his mother in a tragic road accident, book reveals  Fox News

Ray Connolly was supposed to arrive in New York City from his native England on Dec. 9, 1980 to visit his pal John Lennon for a few days at his apartment in the ...

Revisiting ‘Imagine,’ in John Lennon’s own words and pictures  The Washington Post

Imagine John Yoko” answers any lingering questions about the former Beatle's celebrated solo album.

Jimmy Barnes is giving Red Hot Summer fans a My Criminal Record live preview  Noise11

Jimmy Barnes fans at the first Red Hot Summer of 2019 were treated to a new music preview with five songs from Jimmy's upcoming 'My Criminal Record' album ...

Scottish Government announces funding boost for Ayrshire & Clyde tourism  Insider.co.uk

Around 100 local businesses and other stakeholders gathered to hear plans for an exciting new tourism initiative.

Pop Star Harry Styles Has Covered Nirvana And It Doesn't Suck  Triple M

A name more popular with your daughters, Harry Styles has covered Nirvana and we don't hate it. The pop musician has shown his cool side in recent years ...

John Lennon's killer says he feels 'more and more shame' every year  The Guardian

Mark David Chapman told parole board members about his remorse at 10th hearing in August, according to transcript. Associated Press. Thu 15 Nov 2018 ...

“This was something new” – Palach Week 1989, when thousands first took to the streets to protest communism  Radio Prague

The 20th anniversary of Jan Palach's self-immolation brought many thousands onto the streets for protests that had no precedent in communist Czechoslovakia.

Here are 5 stories to start your day  Fall River Herald News

Every day, The Herald News will be serving you some local news highlights to enjoy with your morning coffee. Here are our top stories for Tuesday, Jan.

Being John Lennon: A Restless Life by Ray Connolly review – just a complicated guy  The Guardian

There are several “definitive” biographies of John Lennon, and even more tomes claiming to provide the ultimate lowdown on the Beatles' well-documented ...

John Lennon and Paul McCartney's sons pose for Instagram selfie  Today.com

Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney, the sons of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, respectively, posed for a selfie — and it's giving us Beatles flashbacks!

Review: ‘Imagine: The Ultimate Collection’ Goes Deep Inside John Lennon’s Most Grandly Beautiful LP  Rolling Stone

“Yoko and I always live about two-thousand light years' speed when we're working,” John Lennon says in one of the 1971 interviews unearthed on the new box ...

Jean-Marc Vallee to Direct John Lennon-Yoko Ono Movie for Universal  Variety

Jean-Marc Vallee is set to direct a film about John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

John Lennon’s New ‘Imagine’ Box Set: An Exclusive Guide  Rolling Stone

When John Lennon headed into the studio in 1971 to make his solo classic Imagine, wth Yoko Ono and Phil Spector, he had a lot to prove. He wanted to shake ...

With new book, box set, John Lennon's iconic 'Imagine' album is celebrated by Yoko Ono  USA TODAY

The archival photos are jolting, and heart-rending, because you know where John and Yoko's life story eventually takes them. Dressed in olive drab and gazing ...

Not the only one: how Yoko Ono helped create John Lennon's Imagine  The Guardian

A new book about the making of his 1971 solo album restores his artist wife to her crucial role in his musical life. She looks back to a time of peace and love ...

Attending the Last Concert of John Lennon  Next Avenue

In 1974, 20000 people including this writer attended a historic concert at Madison Square Garden, where Elton John introduced special guest, John Lennon.

It will be a mild, rainy New Year's Eve for millions packed into Times Square  ABC Action News

Snoop Dogg, Sting and Christina Aguilera will welcome 2019 in a packed Times Square Monday along with revelers from around the world who come to see the ...

How a national conspiracy theory museum wound up in the 'boondocks' of York County, Pa.  York Daily Record

A nondescript office in York County houses the national Hidden History Museum and Research Center inspired by "alternative historian" John Judge.

He did the impossible and made John Lennon sound like the Dalai Lama  The Washington Post

John Lennon wanted to sound like “the Dalai Lama singing from a mountaintop 25 miles away from the studio.” Luckily, the Beatles had Geoff Emerick.

50 Years Ago: John and Cynthia Lennon's Tumultuous Marriage Ends  Ultimate Classic Rock

On Nov. 8, 1968, John and Cynthia Lennon's divorce became official. It brought to an end a tumultuous romance that included courtship, marriage, childbirth and ...

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot  Evening News and Tribune

This Day in History: John Lennon Is Shot December 8, 1980 The 40-year-old former member of the Beatles was shot and killed by obsessed fan Mark David ...

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Movie Underway  Ultimate Classic Rock

A movie exploring the epic love story of John Lennon and Yoko Ono was reported to be underway in October 2018.

QUIZ: How much of a John Lennon fan are you?  Smooth Radio

It's been nearly 40 years since the world lost a true music icon.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Imagine' Film Returning to Theaters  Ultimate Classic Rock

A restored and remixed version of John Lennon & Yoko Ono's Imagine will reach theaters around the world beginning on Sept. 17. The movie documents the ...

Rock Legend Ronnie Spector Recalls Her Close Friendship (and Almost Romance!) with John Lennon  PEOPLE.com

Rock and roll legend Ronnie Spector reflects on the time she turned down one of the Beatles — and her friendship with the Rolling Stones.

John Lennon's Imagine: Yoko Ono Reflects on Tracks from the Enduring Classic  PEOPLE.com

Yoko Ono reflects on tracks from Imagine, the classic 1971 album she helped make with her husband, John Lennon.

John Lennon, Yoko Ono Documentary to Reveal the Untold Story of ‘Imagine’  Variety

A new feature documentary will use unseen archive and access to material from John Lennon's estate to relay the untold story behind his classic song “Imagine ...

John Lennon's Plea For A Slower Way Of Thinking  Forbes

"I'm just sitting here watching the wheels go round and round / I really love to watch them roll / No longer riding on the merry-go-round / I just had to let it go"

John Lennon joined Elton John onstage in New York City on this day in 1974  Creative Loafing Tampa

Today in rock history: On this date in 1974, former Beatle John Lennon made his final concert appearance. Lennon joined the top pop star of the day, Elton John, ...

The candid, caustic side of John Lennon you don’t have to imagine  The Boston Globe

Every year on John Lennon's birthday — he would have turned 78 this coming Tuesday — the former Beatle is recalled and revered as a dreamer, the man who ...

Paul McCartney confirms John Lennon broke up The Beatles  Global News

Paul McCartney dropped by SiriusXM'S studios on Wednesday to pay a visit to Howard Stern's radio show, and the host — a huge fan of The Beatles — had ...

Slowik: Lennon's death ended reunion dream, but joy of Beatles music endures  Chicago Tribune

The murder of John Lennon on Dec. 8, 1980, ended the dream of a Beatles reunion, but the band's music endures.

‘Jealous Guy’: Behind John Lennon’s Unflinchingly Honest Love Song  uDiscover Music

Beginning life as a song inspired by the Maharishi, John Lennon's Jealous Guy evolved to look at the insecurities and possessive nature of love.

Mixing John Lennon's Imagine: We meet engineer Rob Stevens  CNET

It's a dream job for an engineer. Rob Stevens tells us how he brings out the best in John Lennon's solo work.

Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's killer, says he didn't want ex-Beatle to "suffer"  CBS News

The man who killed John Lennon told a parole board he used hollow-point bullets to ensure the former Beatle would die, but did not want him to suffer.

Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson have covered John Lennon's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)'  Smooth Radio

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Christmas song 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' has been covered by the pop duo Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson, and it features ...

Paul McCartney claims John Lennon liked only 1 of his Beatles songs  Fox News

Paul McCartney admitted that he and John Lennon “were competitive” with each other and that his former Beatles bandmate only “once” praised one of his ...

In 'The Dakota Winters,' Finding A New Story To Tell About John Lennon  NPR

Tom Barbash's new novel is set in the famed Manhattan apartment house where Lennon spent the last year of his life — and where, in this telling, he befriends a ...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono Documentary, ‘Above Us Only Sky’ Airs On Channel 4 Tonight  uDiscover Music

A new John Lennon and Yoko Ono documentary entitled John And Yoko: Above Us Only Sky airs at 8.30pm tonight, 24 November, on UK television's Channel 4 ...

Man who tried to sell stolen John Lennon diaries charged in Germany  Reuters

A 59-year-old man was charged in Germany on Monday on suspicion of trying to sell stolen diaries and other items that had belonged to the late Beatle John ...

How Yoko Ono relentlessly pursued John Lennon  Daily Mail

John Lennon became mesmerized by Yoko Ono after she set her sights on him, writes author Ray Connolly in new book Being John Lennon: A Restless Life ...

John Lennon was a philatelist  Boing Boing

Like many young (and old) people, John Lennon had a stamp collecting phase. His collection is now on view at the Smithsonian's National Post Museum in ...

Jean-Marc Vallée to direct John Lennon and Yoko Ono biopic  Consequence of Sound

Jean-Marc Vallee, known for Dallas Buyers Club and Big Little Lies, has been tapped to direct a forthcoming biopic focused on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's ...

John Lennon's lifeline: how Beatles fans learnt to love Yoko Ono  Telegraph.co.uk

Has anyone in pop culture divided opinion quite as much as Yoko Ono? She has gone from being one of the most reviled and demonised women in rock history ...

"Being John Lennon: A Restless Life" By Ray Connolly  WAMC

Ray Connolly has published a number of books, including "Being Elvis." He also directed the television documentary "James Dean: The First American ...

Paul McCartney and John Lennon masturbated together to Brigitte Bardot  Page Six

Paul McCartney is detailing some wild sex stories from his days in The Beatles, including a group masturbation session with bandmate John Lennon, which he ...

The Story of... 'Happy Xmas (War is Over)' by John Lennon  Smooth Radio

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1971 track is one of the world's most popular Christmas songs, and one that also contained a political message that is still ...

John Lennon's Old School Report Card From 1956  My Modern Met

John Lennon's old school report card from 1956 shows you don't need to be straight-A student to have success. Aged 15 at the time, the scribbled piece of ...

A new film about John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s relationship is on the way  The Vinyl Factory

Jean-Marc Vallée is directing a biopic about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's relationship, with Yoko Ono to co-produce the project.

John Lennon's killer denied parole for 10th time  The Guardian

Mark Chapman told by parole board in New York to wait two years before applying again.

John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, denied parole for 'safety of society'  USA TODAY

John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, has been denied parole for a 10th time and will remain behind bars for at least two more years.

Why a Conservative mayor is trying to nationalise local airport  Financial Times

Ben Houchen says Durham Tees Valley could be a success, but Labour is wary of the plans.

The John Williams Show Full Podcast 12.18.18: Letters with celebrities, Michael Flynn sentencing, the stock market  WGN Radio - Chicago

Hillary Clinton wrote an encouraging letter to a 3rd grader who lost her school election. So, on today's show, he invited you to share your stories of letters ...

Before He Was a Musician, John Lennon Was a Philatelist  Smithsonian.com

Marking the arrival of a new postage stamp, the musician's boyhood collection is on view at the National Postal Museum.

 

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