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Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, UK
Place of Death
New York City, New York, USA the Dakota.
Cause of Death
Murdered by gunshot
Claim to Fame
Rock & Roll, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock, AM Pop
Intimate, Acerbic, Rousing, Passionate, Cathartic, Cynical/Sarcastic, Earnest, Visceral, Amiable/Good-Natured, Reckless, Poignant, Gentle, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Freewheeling, Fiery, Reflective, Angry, Bitter, Rebellious, Earthy
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Soundtrack, Producer, Director
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In the mid-1950s John Lennon formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, which he attended) who, with the addition of and , later became . After some years of performing in Liverpool and Hamburg, Germany, "Beatlemania" erupted in England and Europe in 1963 after the release of their singles "Love Me Do" and "Please Please Me". The next year flew to America to appear on "Toast of the Town" (1948) (aka The Ed Sullivan Show), and Beatlemania spread worldwide. Queen Elizabeth II granted all four Beatles M.B.E. medals in 1965, for import revenues from their record sales; John returned his four years later, as part of an antiwar statement. John and continued to tour and perform live until 1966, when protests over his calling the Beatles phenomenon "more popular than Jesus" and the frustrations of touring made the band decide to quit the road. They devoted themselves to studio work, recording and releasing albums such as "Sgt. Pepper`s Lonely Hearts Club Band", "Magical Mystery Tour" and the "White Album". Instead of appearing live, the band began making their own "pop clips" (an early term for music videos), which were featured on television programs of the time. In the late 1960s John began performing and making albums with his second wife Yoko Ono, as the Beatles began to break up. Their first two albums, "Two Virgins" and "Life With The Lions", were experimental and flops by Beatles standards, while their "Wedding Album" was almost a vanity work, but their live album "Live Peace In Toronto" became a Top Ten hit, at the end of the 1960s. In the early 1970s John and Yoko continued to record together, making television appearances and performing at charity concerts. After the release of John`s biggest hit, "Imagine", they moved to the US, where John was nearly deported because of his political views (a late-`60s conviction for possession of hashish in the U.K. was the excuse given by the government), but after a four-year legal battle he won the right to stay. In the midst of this, John and Yoko separated for over a year; John lived in Los Angeles with personal assistant May Pang, while Yoko dated guitarist David Spinozza. When John made a guest appearance at Elton John`s Thanksgiving 1974 concert, Yoko was in the audience, and surprised John backstage. They reconciled in early 1975, and Yoko soon became pregnant. After the birth of their son , John settled into the roles of "househusband" and full-time daddy, while Yoko became his business manager; both appeared happy in their new life together. After a five-year break from music and the public eye, they made a comeback with their album "Double Fantasy", but within weeks of their re-emergence, Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman, a onetime Beatles fan angry and jealous over John`s ongoing career.
Dovedall Primary School, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Liverpool College of Art, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
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Full Name at Birth
John Winston Lennon Stanley
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Bernard (Dog - a present he gave to Cynthia in early 1968)
Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lewis
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Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bassist, Record producer, Writer, Artist
He played on guitar, piano, harmonica, harmonium, elecronic organ, six-string bass
Alfred Lennon, John Albert, Bobby (step father)
Julia Baird (half-sister), Jackie Stanley (half-sister)
Mary Stanley, Mimi Smith (aunt), George Toogood Smith (uncle)
New York City, New York, USA
Cheese and Onion Crisps and Cheese Burger
Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Elton John 'Your Song'
Mice and Men
Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
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Quarry Bank High School, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
Rickenbacker 325, Epiphone Casino, Gibson J-160E
He gets his middle name from Prime Minister Winston Churchill
John "Jack" Lennon (grandfather), Julian Lennon (son) (musician), Sean Lennon (son) (musician)
Stuart Sutcliffe, David Bowie, Brian Epstein, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Mitch Mitchell, Elton John, Mick Jagger
Stuart Sutcliffe ( First Best Friend )
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Music Profile Complete
Stash De Rola (Dandy and playboy)
Music Genre (Text)
Rock, Pop, Experimental
Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Harmonica, Bass Guitar
Parlophone, Capitol, Apple, Geffen, Polydor
The Quarrymen, the Beatles, Plastic Ono Band, Harry Nilsson, the Dirty Mac, Yoko Ono, David Bowie, Elton John
Music Genre (Text)
Guitar, Piano, Harmonica
The Beatles, The Dirty Mac
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passed away on 8th Dec 1980 aged 40. |||
John Lennon passed away on 8th Dec 1980 aged 40.
John Lennon was previously married to Yoko Ono (1967 - 1980) and Cynthia Lennon (1958 - 1968).
He was also in relationships with May Pang (1973 - 1975), Krissy Wood (1973), Jenny Kee (Designer) (1964), Sonnie Drane (1964 - 1965), Alma Cogan (1964 - 1966), Jackie DeShannon (1964), Maureen Cleave (1964), Ida Holly (1963), Bettina Derlien (1961 - 1963), Patricia Inder (1960 - 1962), Thelma Pickles (1957 - 1958), Barbara Baker (1956 - 1958), Margaret Jones (1955), Joan Baez and Ronnie Spector.
John Lennon is rumoured to have hooked up with Linda McCartney (1970), Eleanor Bron (1965), Brian Epstein (1963 - 1967) and Alice Ormsby-Gore.
John Lennon had 2 children, John Charles Julian (53) and Sean Taro Ono (40).
John Lennon is a 40 year old British Musician. Born John Winston Lennon Stanley on 9th October, 1940 in Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, UK and educated at Dovedall Primary School, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK, he is famous for The Beatles in a career that spans 1957–75, 1980. His zodiac sign is Libra.
John Lennon was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Cynthia Lennon in Beatles' Biggest Secrets (2007) and Yoko Ono in The Beatles Story (1996).
John Lennon is a member of the following lists:
People murdered in New York City,
English male singer-songwriters and
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