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After years of negotiations, Apple and EMI agreed to offer to the iTunes customers The Beatles albums. Steve Jobs, CEO Apple and, apparently, big Beatles fan declared: “been a long and winding road to get here” 🙂 “We love the Beatles and are honoured and thrilled to welcome them to iTunes“. Moreover, Sir Paul McCartney   Read More …

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John Lennon has his own art style. Here are some of his drawings: They appear to depict John, Yoko Ono and their son, Sean.

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You’ll be amazed to find out that Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda, stayed only 10 days apart in a 29-year marriage! Why?

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Guitar World presents the 20 most shocking banned album covers of all time. An Alice Cooper album cover is placed first, followed by The Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today”. For their 1966 album, Yesterday and Today, the Beatles presented themselves as grinning butchers, complete with raw beef and dismembered baby dolls. However, the image was not   Read More …

Yoko Ono declares: “Now, 99% of the world is taking a stand against wars like Iraq and Afghanistan. John would have done that but he’d have loved the new communication media. He would have been writing statements and sending them out to the world as a blogger and a tweeter.”

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9th of October was his birth day. Not his birthday anymore. In order to pay John Lennon a tribute, Google decided to celebrate this date : (using his own self-portrait) And Youtube did the same:

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70 years ago, John Lennon was born. Being the son of Julia and Alfred Lennon, he was named after his paternal grandfather, John “Jack” Lennon, and Winston Churchill (as his complete name was John Winston Lennon). According to some biographers, a German air raid was taking place, and Julia’s sister, Mary “Mimi” Smith, used the   Read More …

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Its origins: The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman (1961) And then: The Beatles – Please Mr. Postman The Carpenters – Please Mr. Postman

“The leaves on the trees would be softly sighin’, If they heard from the breeze that you left me cryin’, They’d be sad, don’t be bad to me.” (Lennon/McCartney)

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To coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Beatles’ 12th and final studio album, “Let It Be“ (1970), Rolling Stone magazine released a special collector’s edition issue entitled “The Beatles: 100 Greatest Songs“. And… “A Day in the Life“, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, was ranked first. On of my favourites, “I Want   Read More …

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