Tag Archives: John Lennon

John Lennon’s Collected Letters to be Released in 2012

Think you know all there is to know about John Lennon? While his vast collection of songs provides a glimpse into the gifted mind of one of music’s most celebrated artists, other published works such as In His Own Write and ...

John Lennon’s Ferrari Hits the Auction Block

Back in 1965, John Lennon may have been on top of the world as a member of The Beatles. But the millionaire rock star also passed his driver’s test. His reward: a Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Coupe.

WATCH: Colin Firth, Other Stars Remember John Lennon

It’s been 40 years since The Beatles split this month, and 30 years since the death of John Lennon. Tom Brook, who was the first British journalist to report live from the scene of Lennon’s murder, has interviewed top celebs ...

Paul McCartney Spoofs Royals, Honors John Lennon on ‘SNL’

For those who missed it, Sir Paul McCartney visited 30 Rock over the weekend for another outstanding appearance on Saturday Night Live. The Beatles legend was on hand to perform choice cuts from his deluxe Band On the Run reissue, but ...

WATCH: Full James Taylor Interview About John Lennon

In a story we posted earlier, singer/songwriter James Taylor has recalled his own frightening encounter with John Lennon‘s killer, Mark David Chapman, just a day before the Beatle’s murder 30 years ago today.

LISTEN: Tom Brook’s 1980 News Report on Lennon’s Murder

On that fateful day 30 years ago, BBC’s Tom Brook was the first British journalist to report live from the scene of John Lennon‘s murder outside his New York home. Brook writes: “On the evening of December 8th 1980, I ...

James Taylor: I Met Lennon’s Killer Day Before The Murder

In an interview with BBC’s Tom Brook, singer/songwriter James Taylor reveals how he met John Lennon‘s assassin Mark David Chapman the day before the murder on December 8, 1980. “His assassin had buttonholed me in the ...

Beatles Sell More Than 2 Million in First Week on iTunes

Apparently, Beatles fans were ecstatic that the Fab Four’s catalog was finally made available on iTunes last week. The band sold an impressive 2 million individual tracks and over 450,000 albums worldwide in their debut week, ...

Royal Mint Pays Tribute to John Lennon

Last month, the world honored the late John Lennon in what would have been his 70th birthday. The UK Royal Mint is also memorializing the ex-Beatle with his own coin.

Music Roundup: Bryan Ferry Is Still the Original ‘Casanova’

Bryan Ferry has unequivocally defined the meaning of cool for nearly 40 years and the Roxy Music frontman does not disappoint on Olympia, his 13th solo effort and follow up to 2007's Dylanesque. The 10-song stunner features a ...