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John Lennon
John Lennon


Background information
Birth name John Winston Lennon
Born October 9, 1940
Born place Liverpool, England, UK
Died December 8, 1980
Death place New York, New York, USA
Genre(s) Rock
Pop
Years active 1957—1975
Label(s) Capitol Records
Geffen Records
Parlophone Records
Apple Records
Associated acts The Beatles
The Quarrymen
Plastic Ono Band
The Dirty Mac
Yoko Ono
Website Website



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John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles, and together with Paul McCartney formed one of the most successful songwriting partnerships of the 20th century.


Albums
Acoustic (2004) Wonsaponatime (1998) Menlove Ave. (1986) The John Lennon Collection (1982) Rock 'N' Roll (1975) Shaved Fish (1975) Walls And Bridges (1974) Mind Games (1973) Some Time In New York City (1972) Imagine (1971)


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News

John Lennon's Letter About Beatles Split To Paul McCartney Up For Auction

April 18, 2011
A letter written by John Lennon to Paul and Linda McCartney about The Beatles split is up for auction. The letter, believed to be written in 1971 but never sent, takes aim at McCartney and attacks other Beatles' members. The penned letter is expected to sell for forty thousand pounds when it goes up for auction in the US next month, reports The Daily Telegraph.   Read more 

John Lennon's 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' Lyrics Up For Auction

April 14, 2011
John Lennon's handwritten 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' lyrics are up for auction. The 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds' lyrics, taken from the 1967 album 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band', are expected to fetch up to 200,000 dollars (122,000 pounds) when they go up for auction in May, reports BBC.   Read more 

Beatles' John Lennon's Letters And Drawings To Be Turned Into A Book

January 21, 2011
John Lennon's drawings and letters are set to be turned into a published book. Yoko Ono has sold the rights to a collection of Lennon's letters and drawings, Rolling Stone reports.  Read more 

Beatles' John Lennon's Abbey Road Suit Triggers Lawsuit

January 18, 2011
The recently auctioned John Lennon suit has been caught up in a lawsuit, it has been reported. The white suit, worn by John Lennon on The Beatles' album 'Abbey Road', was auctioned off at a recent US auction for 46,000 dollars.  Read more 

Beatles' John Lennon's Abbey Road Suit Sells For $46,000

January 4, 2011
The white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road has sold at auction for 46,000 dollars, it has been reported. The iconic two-piece garment was one of a host of items to go under the hammer at Braswell Galleries in Connecticut on New Year’s Day (January 1).  Read more 

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