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English singer and songwriter, founding member of the Beatles

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John Lennon: English singer and songwriter, founding member of the Beatles
John Winston Ono Lennon was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history. In 1969, he started the Plastic Ono Band with his second wife, Yoko Ono. After the Beatles disbanded in 1970, Lennon continued as a solo artist.

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Today in History for October 9th

Highlights of this day in history: Guerrilla leader Che Guevara executed in Bolivia; Anthrax-laced letters sent to Capitol Hill; Achille Lauro hijackers surrender; Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace..
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Paul McCartney: human, humble and still having fun

In an interview with 60 Minutes, the Beatle talks about worrying, songwriting, and how even John Lennon was insecure
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Videos for John Lennon

Elton John talks highlights and health scares as autobiography hits shelves [Video]Elton John talks highlights and health scares as autobiography hits shelves

Music Legend Elton John has been reflecting on his life and career in a wide-ranging interview to coincide with the release of his first and only autobiography, 'Me'. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:59Published

Elton John talks highlights and heath scares as autobiography hits shelves [Video]Elton John talks highlights and heath scares as autobiography hits shelves

Music Legend Elton John has been reflecting on his life and career in a wide-ranging interview to coincide with the release of his first and only autobiography, 'Me'. Francesca Lynagh reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Strawberry Field's gates open to the public [Video]Strawberry Field's gates open to the public

Beatles fans will be able to follow in the footsteps of John Lennon as the grounds of the children's home which inspired Strawberry Fields Forever are opened to the public. From Saturday, visitors will..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Leonard Cohen: Statue of late singer-songwriter unveiled in Vilnius, Lithuania [Video]Leonard Cohen: Statue of late singer-songwriter unveiled in Vilnius, Lithuania

Both of Cohen's grandfathers hailed from Lithuania, but he never visited the country himself. Statues of Frank Zappa and John Lennon, neither of whom have ties to the country, are also a big tourist..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

 

'I have a lot of dreams about John': Paul McCartney reminisces about The Beatles

After all these years, Paul McCartney still believes in yesterday. The Beatles musician told Stephen Colbert he thinks about John Lennon 'quite often.'
USATODAY.com - Published

Almanac: Ringo Starr's birthday

79 years ago today, Richard Starkey was born in a tough neighborhood of Liverpool, England. He grew up to become known as Ringo Starr, the drummer who in 1962 joined John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and..
CBS News - Published

Paul McCartney reveals John Lennon's fear to 60 Minutes

The Beatle also talks about worrying, songwriting, and how even his famous bandmate was insecure
CBS News - Published

The story behind McCartney's "Michelle"

Paul McCartney says John Lennon encouraged him to turn his "crazy little French thing" into a song
CBS News - Published

Jim Irsay buys piano John Lennon used to compose 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' songs

Colts owner bought the piano John Lennon used to compose songs from the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album.
USATODAY.com - Published

John Lennon, Yoko Ono seen on honeymoon in footage found in cellar

John Lennon, Yoko Ono famously staged honeymoon "bed-in" for peace in Amsterdam hotel
CBS News - Published

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