Tag: Lennon

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Were Afraid to Buy Things for Their Child

John Lennon and Yoko Ono married in 1969 Lennon and Ono met in 1966 at an exhibition for her artwork. In 1975, Yoko Ono and John Lennon became parents to their first and only child, Sean Lennon. Ono and Lennon had children from their previous marriages, but they wanted a child together. Prior to the birth […]

John Lennon Tried to Convince Paul McCartney to Drill a Hole in His Skull

John Lennon and Paul McCartney | Fox Photos/Getty Images Paul McCartney shared the way he and John Lennon were different Lennon and McCartney were close and had been long before the success of The Beatles, but McCartney explained that there were some clear differences between them. He wondered if that had to do with his […]

How John Lennon Popularized the Term ‘Househusband’

Sean Ono Lennon and The Beatles’ John Lennon | Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images John Lennon was proud of being a househusband The book All We Are Saying: The Last Major Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono includes an interview from 1980. In it, John discusses his relationship with his second son, Sean. “He […]

Paul McCartney Once Had to Stop John Lennon From Drilling Holes in His Head

John Lennon wanted to try trepanning John Lennon and Paul McCartney | Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Lennon was very open to trying new experiences that delivered psychedelic sensations. In an interview with GQ, Paul McCartney said John Lennon wanted to try trepanning, which is the act of drilling a hole through the skull to […]

Paul McCartney Once Said He Had an ‘Edge’ Over John Lennon ‘Musically’

Paul McCartney and John Lennon | Getty Images/Bettmann John Lennon’s birthday was celebrated by those closest to him In an interview for BBC Radio 2, to mark what would have been Lennon’s 80th birthday, Sean Ono Lennon interviewed those closest to his father, including Julian Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Elton John. Paul McCartney and John Lennon […]

John Lennon Wrote 1 Song From The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ as a Teen

John Lennon co-wrote a song from The Beatles’ before the band was famous. Paul McCartney said the song wasn’t as good as “Love Me Do.” John said a number in the song’s title had a special meaning to him. The Beatles’ John Lennon | Michael Ochs Archives / Stringer John Lennon wrote one of the […]

Why The Beatles Song ‘I Am the Walrus’ Was Banned by the BBC

What is ‘I Am the Walrus’ by The Beatles about? George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney | Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images “I Am the Walrus” is possibly the weirdest song by The Beatles. Released in 1967, it’s hard to blame anyone for listening to the lyrics and not understanding the song. Mainly because […]

Paul McCartney Said a Vicious John Lennon Interview Made Him Feel Like ‘a Turd’

John Lennon and Paul McCartney | Val Wilmer/Redferns John Lennon gave a scathing interview about Paul McCartney and his other former bandmates In 1970, Lennon spoke with Rolling Stone about his new music and his experience with The Beatles. He also shared his not-so-flattering opinions about his former bandmates’ new music. After The Beatles broke up, John […]