John Lennon

10 Very British References in Beatles Songs

This week sees the 50th anniversary of the Beatles era-defining first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. If one moment could be said to illustrate how completely they managed to up-end popular culture, it is this one.

Personality Quiz: Which Beatle Are You?

Imagine what it must have been like to meet the Beatles in 1964, as they came to America for the first time. You’d have been some hardened showbiz hack, confused by the sudden arrival of four young men with identical haircuts and …

WATCH: A Brand-New Beatles Video

I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for this sort of a thing. It’s a new video made principally of old footage and new animations, set to a newly-available recording of the Beatles singing an old song by Buddy …

Happy 73rd Birthday, John Lennon

Let’s start with some historical vertigo:

Seven years from now, we’ll be looking back over a period of time that is as long since John Lennon was shot as that brutal event was from his birth.