John Lennon was shot dead in New York on this day 41 years ago - and his death was announced to Americans during a live NFL broadcast.
This epic new Disney+ documentary is essential viewing for fans of the Fab Four and music history.
The son of 'Imagine' singer John Lennon has said he is not sure "race consciousness" is better than being 'colour blind'.
McCartney shared a throwback photo on what would've been Lennon's 80th birthday of the pair working together.
The two Beatles stars fell out when the band split in 1970 but McCartney has spoken of his gratitude at managing a reconciliation before Lennon's death.
McCartney said of Lennon: 'I look back on it now like a fan, how lucky was I to meet this strange teddy boy.'
The message inspired the drummer to record his own version of Lennon's track for his new album.
Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher revealed he believes he owns haunted furniture previously owned by Beatles legend John Lennon.
76-year-old Paul McCartney spoke about everything from his sexual exploits in the early days of the Beatles to his relationship with Kanye West today in a candid new interview.
John Lennon‘s murderer is up for parole for the 10th time — and as part of the process, he has a new mug shot.
John Lennon's murderer, Mark David Chapman, is up for parole for the 10th time, and as part of the process, he appears — looking smug — in a new mug shot.
It wasn't exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage company's new drink called "John Lemon". The company has now agreed to change its drink's name to "On Lemon", after lawyers acting for Ono wrote to distributors warning they faced costs of up to 5,000 euros ($5,998) a day and 500 euros for every bottle sold if they infringed the trademark. Lawyers acting for the beverage firm denied it had infringed the late star's rights, but Ono's lawyers pointed to a Facebook post from John Lemon Ireland, which featured an image of the iconic singer.
Beatles legend John Lennon was never exactly one to mince his words, and it has now been discovered that absolutely nobody was safe from the star’s sass - not even royalty. A letter that Lennon reportedly wrote to the Queen back in 1969 has been discovered inside a record sleeve, with the singer explaining his reasons for returning his MBE to Her Majesty. The entire band received the accolade back in 1965, but Lennon opted to return his in protest of the British involvement in the Nigerian Civil War and the UK’s support of America’s involvement in the Vietnam War.
John Lennon’s life is to be chronicled in a comic book biography. The making of a new graphic novel titled ‘Lennon’ was revealed on what would have been the ‘Imagine’ hitmakers 76th birthday (09.10.16) and recalls the star’s life “from childhood to worldwide fame and his solo career and marriage to artist Yoko Ono”, according to The Hollywood Reporter. ‘Lennon’ was announced at New York Comic Con over the weekend and is re-worked from the 2010 novel of the same name by David Foenkinos, which focuses on a series of fictional counselling sessions between him and a therapist.
Mark David Chapman, the man who murdered John Lennon back in 1980, has reportedly been denied parole for the ninth time. Now aged 61, Chapman was given a sentence of 20 years to life after shooting The Beatles star in Manhattan 36 years ago, however, officials do not think that he is ready to be released.
A shirt that was stained with John Lennon’s blood on the night of his murder has been sold for £31,000 at an auction. The white shirt was worn by concierge Jay Hastings as part of his uniform at the Dakota building in New York when the Beatles legend was shot by deranged fan Mark Chapman. The porter reportedly had a great working relationship with John and Yoko Ono and also included a signed copy of John’s album ‘Double Fantasy’ and a Thanksgiving card in the lot.
Sir Paul McCartney has opened up about life after the most iconic band in history split. The singer has admitted that he was gripped by depression and turned to alcohol when his four-piece band The Beatles, which also included John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, broke up in 1970. Recalling the dark time in his life, Paul shared: “I was depressed at the time, yeah.
The former One Direction singer, below, said he drew inspiration from the Working Class Hero legend when he wrote his single Fool For You from his debut solo album Mind Of Mine. The 23-year-old told NME magazine: “I was listening to a lot of John Lennon the week I got that loop.
On June 6 1962, The Beatles entered Abbey Road studios - which would become their recording hub for years - for the first time to have their debut meeting with Sir George Martin. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and then drummer Pete Best had already been stung by rejection after being summoned to London to try out for Decca on the recommendation of a company junior who had seen them at Liverpool’s Cavern Club.