Bob Dylan and John Lennon

Bob Dyland and John Lennon

Bob Dylan and John Lennon were two of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, and their relationship was complex and inspiring. Despite only meeting a few times, their musical relationship changed the course of popular music in many ways. From Dylan introducing The Beatles to cannabis in 1964, to Lennon’s tribute song to […]

May Pang & John Lennon

May Pang John Lennon

You’ve likely heard of John Lennon, one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century. But have you heard of May Pang? She was Lennon’s assistant and lover during his “lost weekend”, a tumultuous 18-month period in his life. Now, Pang is telling her side of the story in a new documentary, showcasing her […]

Julian Lennon & John Lennon

Julian Lennon And John Lennon

John Lennon stands as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. He was married to Cynthia, his first wife, and together they had a son named Julian Lennon. Growing up in the shadow of his famous father was a challenge for Julian, but he has gone on to carve out his own […]

Why was John Lennon murdered?

Why was John Lennon murdered

When John Lennon was murdered on 8 December 1980, it shocked the world and left many wondering how could this happen? Why was John Lennon murdered? He was murdered by Mark David Chapman, a fan who associated the story “catcher in the rye” with the success of John Lennon. Chapman killed John Lennon because he was “angry […]

Is John Lennon Still Alive?

Is John Lennon Still Alive

This seems to be quite a popular question, albeit a surprising one given that it is common knowledge that John Lennon was shot and killed in 1980. For more than 30 years there are rumours that the Beatles ex-singer is living in secrecy somewhere for some reason. Is it fact or just a hoax? Is […]

Was John Lennon a Communist

Was John Lennon a Communist

Was john lennon a communist? No. Lennon was a radical socialist, but not a communist. In order to make this claim, you have to ignore a LOT of Lennon history. He actually said he was a ‘radical leftist’ in Rolling Stone Magazine. John Lennon’s political views Former Beatle, Lennon began his political activism on behalf […]

So Why Did John Lennon Write Imagine?

Why did John Lennon write Imagine

The most famous (and commercially successful) of John’s solo career is undoubtedly ‘Imagine’, the song that first appears on the album of the same name in 1971. Many theories to its meaning and origin exist. Why did John Lennon write ‘Imagine’? Whilst the writing credits for ‘Imagine’ were solely listed as being John Lennon, John […]