John Lennon

13 Most Successful Solo Careers by Legendary Rock Band Members

Most rock bands have a shelf life. For every Rolling Stones there’s ten Led Zeppelins – bands that shot through the universe for a finite period of time and made their mark. But that doesn’t mean the musicians in those bands don’t have anything else to say, so they continue their careers in...
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The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Turns 50 Today

On June 1st, 1967, came the release of The Beatles ' massively successful (and according to Rolling Stone , the "Best Album of All Time") Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band . Known for more than just it's iconic album art, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was ahead of its time in terms of...
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50 Years Ago, Huge Backlash After John Lennon Says The Beatles Were 'Bigger Than Jesus'

On July 29th, 1966, the American teen magazine Datebook republished a statement John Lennon made on March 4th in an interview with the London Evening Standard that echoed forever in The Beatles ' history in which he says that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus." Another one of Lennon's...
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50 Years Ago, John Lennon Drops The "Bigger Than Jesus" Comment

In an article published in the London Evening Standard on March 4th, 1966, Beatles frontman John Lennon made a few comments that would cause a firestorm of controversy that would be branded on Lennon for the rest of his life. In an article written by Maureen Cleave titled "How Does A Beatle Live?"...
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