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The Troubling Truth About John Lennon

Few people have had a more profound influence on pop culture and music than John Lennon. With Paul McCartney, he's one half of arguably the greatest songwriting partnership of all time. With the Beatles, he claimed to be "more popular than Jesus." He was one of the most famous anti-war advocates of his time, and his solo career spawned such time-tested hits that the merest mention of the word "imagine" is likely to make that song play in your head.

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    The Troubling Truth About John Lennon

    The Troubling Truth About John Lennon

    Few people have had a more profound influence on pop culture and music than John Lennon. With Paul McCartney, he's one half of arguably the greatest songwriting partnership of all time. With the Beatles, he claimed to be "more popular than Jesus." He was one of the most famous anti-war advocates of his time, and his solo career spawned such time-tested hits that the merest mention of the word "imagine" is likely to make that song play in your head.

    The Break Up Of The Beatles Explained - Grunge

    The Break Up Of The Beatles Explained - Grunge

    Yoko Ono broke up the Beatles. Or at least, that's how many fans have seen it in the 50 years since the demise of the biggest band to have ever formed, whose short career together changed the face of popular music forever, leaving ripples of influence that can still be felt to this day.

    What It Was Really Like To Be A Beatles Fan In The 1960s - Grunge

    What It Was Really Like To Be A Beatles Fan In The 1960s - Grunge

    The Beatles were one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all time. They also had one of the fiercest, most intensely loyal fandoms of all time. Beatles fans — mainly teenage girls — offered the band their unbridled devotion throughout the 1960s, buying records and gathering at concert venues in a way that the world had never witnessed before. Without their help, the Fab Four would have never become the legends they are today.

    The Tragic Real-Life Story Of Ringo Starr

    The Tragic Real-Life Story Of Ringo Starr

    After playing in a few Liverpool area rock bands, Richard Starkey — aka Ringo Starr — joined another group and replaced a drummer named Pete Best ... and then became one of the most famous and successful musicians ever. For that band was the Beatles, obviously, which shaped rock n' roll for decades to come, thanks in part to Starr sitting behind the kit and keeping the beat with his sharp, aggressive style of play.

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