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#John Lennon

# john-lennon - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York
# John Lennon
# John Lennon

Today marks 40 years since John Lennon was shot dead on his doorstep in New York

Dec 8th 2020, 9:28 AM 16,376 Views 43 Comments

Mark Chapman shot the singer on 8 December 1980.

# john-lennon - Friday 9 October, 2020

Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday
# The Beatles
# The Beatles

Tributes paid to John Lennon's 'outstanding contribution to music' on what would have been his 80th birthday

Oct 9th 2020, 10:06 AM 14,675 Views 42 Comments

The musician, who was shot dead in 1980, has continued to have an enduring influence on popular culture.

# john-lennon - Monday 21 September, 2020

John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’
# John Lennon
# John Lennon

John Lennon’s killer apologises to Yoko Ono for his ‘despicable act’

Sep 21st 2020, 10:01 PM 48,478 Views 52 Comments

Mark David Chapman was denied parole for an 11th time in August.

# john-lennon - Monday 18 March, 2019

Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: When the Beatles played Dublin in 1963 John Lennon declared: ‘We’re all Irish’

Mar 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 34,869 Views 20 Comments

Lennon’s search for rebellion was nurtured by his embrace of Liverpool’s Irish influence and the dynamic effect of the city’s seafarer culture via the movement of ideas across oceans, writes Francis Kenny.

# john-lennon - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

Mar 25th 2018, 9:36 AM 19,410 Views 65 Comments

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

# john-lennon - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels
# Brussels Actually
# Brussels Actually

Donald Tusk welcomes Ireland's 'young, energetic' new Taoiseach to Brussels

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:54 PM 14,241 Views 44 Comments

EU leaders are meeting in Brussels today.

# john-lennon - Thursday 15 June, 2017

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'
# Better Late Than Never
# Better Late Than Never

46 years later, Yoko Ono has been added to the credits for Lennon hit 'Imagine'

Jun 15th 2017, 9:57 PM 14,059 Views 35 Comments

The anti-war track was first written in 1971.

# john-lennon - Saturday 29 April, 2017

All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction
# Ticket To Ride
# Ticket To Ride

All John Lennon's idea? Sketch of iconic Sgt Pepper's album cover to fetch €55k at auction

Apr 29th 2017, 4:00 PM 10,472 Views 0 Comments

The drawing was recently discovered at a former home of the Beatle in Weybridge.

# john-lennon - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz
# You Can Work It Out
# You Can Work It Out

Test yourself in the ultimate Bumper Beatles Christmas Quiz

Dec 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,460 Views 40 Comments

How well do you know the most famous band in history?

# john-lennon - Monday 7 March, 2016

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction
# Memorabilia
# Memorabilia

Earliest known letter of John Lennon to go for £30,000 at auction

Mar 7th 2016, 10:12 AM 7,176 Views 7 Comments

The letter is part of a Beatles rock ‘n roll memorabilia auction.

# john-lennon - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Lock of John Lennon's hair sells for thousands at auction

Feb 21st 2016, 11:13 AM 9,768 Views 18 Comments

The four-inch lock of hair was purchased by a UK-based memorabilia collector.

# john-lennon - Friday 15 January, 2016

'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

'Alex Ferguson is the John Lennon of football'

Jan 15th 2016, 3:07 PM 20,223 Views 52 Comments

Jurgen Klopp had his say on past and present Manchester United managers today.

# john-lennon - Sunday 8 November, 2015

A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night
# Love Me Dollary Do
# Love Me Dollary Do

A guitar bought for €250 sold for €2.2 million last night

Nov 8th 2015, 1:29 PM 16,856 Views 12 Comments

It once belonged to John Lennon, in fairness.

# john-lennon - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Cynthia Lennon, ex-wife of Beatle John, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Cynthia Lennon, ex-wife of Beatle John, has died

Apr 1st 2015, 4:47 PM 26,037 Views 31 Comments

She was 75 years old.

# john-lennon - Friday 22 August, 2014

The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time
# No Release
# No Release

The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time

Aug 22nd 2014, 10:39 PM 25,649 Views 153 Comments

Now 59, Mark David Chapman has been in jail for 33 years.

# john-lennon - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
# Up To Speed
# Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:30 PM 6,834 Views 3 Comments

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

# john-lennon - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain
# On The Beer
From The Daily Edge
# On The Beer

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,632 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

# john-lennon - Saturday 8 February, 2014

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington
# 50 Years On
# 50 Years On

"The fans were pelting us with jellybeans": Here's what happened when The Beatles stormed Washington

Feb 8th 2014, 3:00 PM 7,133 Views 7 Comments

John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered America 50 years ago this weekend — making their historic debut on ‘Ed Sullivan’, and playing their first US gig to 8,000 screaming fans.

# john-lennon - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Get Back: 10 ways to live The Beatles Dublin experience this weekend
# You're A Starr
# You're A Starr

Get Back: 10 ways to live The Beatles Dublin experience this weekend

Nov 9th 2013, 10:00 AM 9,219 Views 7 Comments

John, Paul, George and Ringo played the Adelphi 50 years ago this week. Make like a Yellow Submarine and immerse yourself in the celebrations…

# john-lennon - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Look! It's George Harrison as a child on O'Connell Street...
# Magical History Tour
# Magical History Tour

Look! It's George Harrison as a child on O'Connell Street...

Nov 6th 2013, 8:30 PM 26,868 Views 18 Comments

It’s 50 years tomorrow since the Beatles played Dublin, but at least one of the foursome was in the city years earlier — demonstrating a prototype ‘mop-top’ too, by the looks of it.

# john-lennon - Thursday 31 October, 2013

'The greatest substitution in the history of football and music'
# What's In A Name?
From The42
# What's In A Name?

'The greatest substitution in the history of football and music'

Oct 31st 2013, 4:47 PM 8,404 Views 0 Comments

If you saw Michael Jackson come on for John Lennon the other night, you weren’t seeing things.

# john-lennon - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Lennon or McCartney? Richard Bruton's choice might surprise you...
# Let It Be
# Let It Be

Lennon or McCartney? Richard Bruton's choice might surprise you...

Sep 29th 2013, 5:00 PM 7,617 Views 28 Comments

“Paul, obviously, was a good man for writing the songs…”

# john-lennon - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

John Lennon Educational Bus open to Irish public
# Imagine
# Imagine

John Lennon Educational Bus open to Irish public

Aug 7th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,763 Views 2 Comments

The bus was launched by Yoko Ono earlier this year and was brought here by the U2-funded Music Generation programme.

# john-lennon - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

What if John Lennon auditioned on The Voice?
# Imagine
From The Daily Edge
# Imagine

What if John Lennon auditioned on The Voice?

Jun 26th 2013, 9:03 AM 869 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a video of what would happen.

# john-lennon - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

'Imagine Peace' - Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times
# Yoko Ono
# Yoko Ono

'Imagine Peace' - Yoko Ono takes out full page ad in New York Times

Jan 1st 2013, 5:17 PM 16,917 Views 32 Comments

A simple message.

# john-lennon - Friday 5 October, 2012

Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today
# The Beatles
# The Beatles

Love me do: The Beatles' debut single released 50 years ago today

Oct 5th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,922 Views 17 Comments

The Fab Four’s debut single turns 50 today, so why not check out some of the boys’ best moments in video?

# john-lennon - Monday 24 September, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Should we forgive Chris Brown?

Sep 24th 2012, 7:00 AM 79 Views 85 Comments

As the pop star heads to Dublin for a gig later this year, should we remain hostile to him over his brutality towards Rihanna or let him get on with it?

# john-lennon - Monday 20 August, 2012

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week
# New York
# New York

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman to seek parole this week

Aug 20th 2012, 9:32 AM 6,448 Views 54 Comments

This will be the seventh time that Chapman has sought parole.

# john-lennon - Monday 13 August, 2012

Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony
# London 2012
From The Daily Edge
# London 2012

Pictures and video: The 8 weirdest moments from the Olympics closing ceremony

Aug 13th 2012, 9:56 AM 17,603 Views 39 Comments

Giant octopuses, Russell Brand, children bursting out of John Lennon’s face… It was a long night.

# john-lennon - Friday 22 June, 2012

Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell
# Unexpected
From The Daily Edge
# Unexpected

Unexpected Tweet of the Day: Yoko Ono and Daniel O'Connell

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:40 PM 9,785 Views 9 Comments

Who knew?

# john-lennon - Sunday 4 March, 2012

BEST OF: 15 hits from the Google Doodle collection
# Chart
# Chart

BEST OF: 15 hits from the Google Doodle collection

Mar 4th 2012, 10:00 AM 7,912 Views 2 Comments

Plus, the 14-year history of Google doodling.

# john-lennon - Monday 29 August, 2011

Guitar blues: Gibson faces probe over wood smuggling allegations
# Don't Fret
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Fret

Guitar blues: Gibson faces probe over wood smuggling allegations

Aug 29th 2011, 1:06 PM 880 Views 5 Comments

The legendary guitar maker was raided by federal authorities in the US last week but denies any wrongdoing.

# john-lennon - Thursday 9 December, 2010

The Score's weekly YouTube chart
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

The Score's weekly YouTube chart

Dec 9th 2010, 4:48 PM 461 Views 0 Comments

An inspiration from Down Under, a wonderful goalkeeping howler and the death of a Beatle at a football game.

John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death
# John Lennon
From The Daily Edge
# John Lennon

John Lennon remembered on 30th anniversary of his death

Dec 9th 2010, 9:38 AM 303 Views 0 Comments

Fans across the world gathered to remember one of the world’s biggest stars.

# john-lennon - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

John Lennon’s killer denied parole – again
# Mark David Chapman
# Mark David Chapman

John Lennon’s killer denied parole – again

Sep 7th 2010, 9:50 PM 333 Views 0 Comments

Mark David Chapman’s application for parole turned down for the sixth time after almost 30 years in prison.

# john-lennon - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Parole hearing for John Lennon's killer postponed
# Parole Postponed
From The Daily Edge
# Parole Postponed

Parole hearing for John Lennon's killer postponed

Aug 11th 2010, 5:10 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Mark David Chapman’s sixth application for parole has been put off until September.