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John Lennon thought two members of The Beatles were unnecessary

The Beatles were truly formed in 1962, after their manager, Brian Epstein, decided to fire the band’s first drummer Pete Best, before replacing him with Ringo Starr. After that, the Fab Four proceeded to take over the world with their music. But John Lennon felt as if two of the band members were not needed […]

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John Lennon and Paul McCartney Used Unreleased Parts From Other

The Beatles have plenty of hidden gems that were never released to the public. Some of the unreleased recordings include fragments of other songs that were edited out. While writing “The End,” John Lennon and Paul McCartney combined two Beatles songs to create a song that ended the band on a high note.  ‘The End’ […]

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Paul McCartney Said John Lennon Was Excited to Tell Him He Was

Paul McCartney claims John Lennon was excited to tell him he was leaving The Beatles for good. It was not a good time for the songwriting partners. John Lennon and Paul McCartney | Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images How the bandmate’s songwriting partnership crumbled When Paul and John formed The Beatles, they also created a […]

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John Lennon Said 1 Beatles Song Designed to Be a Single ‘Never

TL;DR: John Lennon said he designed one of The Beatles’ songs to be a single. Paul McCartney compared the song in question to “Please Please Me.” The tune appeared on an album that was a massive hit in the United Kingdom. John Lennon | Max Scheler – K & K / Contributor John Lennon said […]

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John Lennon was thrown out of Vegas show after making demand of

John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a volatile relationship in the early 1970s. In late 1973 the famous star of The Beatles split from his wife of four years and left their home in New York City to move to Los Angeles. Lennon became nocturnal and began drinking – hard – every single night in […]

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Cynthia Lennon ‘Barely Recognized’ John Lennon During His

John Lennon had a profound impact on the music world. Yet he still had his faults. He and the rest of The Beatles treated Stuart Sutcliffe awfully during his tenure in the band and were cowards for how they fired Pete Best. He also wasn’t an especially good husband to Cynthia Lennon, who once said […]

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Steely Dan vs John Lennon: The feud that signified the end of The

(Credits: Far Out / Alamy / Press / Flickr) Music Sat 21st Jan 2023 17.00 GMT “I still believe that love is all you need,” Paul McCartney continues to proclaim, “I don’t know a better message than that.” And yet John Lennon took that love-uber-alles ethos to such an extreme in the 1970s that even […]

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Rock’s best kept secret: Tony King on life with John Lennon,

On the wall of Tony King’s flat in north London, there is a beautiful signed Andy Warhol print of Marilyn Monroe. There’s another inscription on the back, in a scrawl immediately familiar to anyone with a passing knowledge of the Beatles: “To Tony with love, from one of your problems, love John.” An abashed Lennon […]

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Paul McCartney Thought John Lennon Was a Drunk ‘Old Man’ When

When Paul McCartney and John Lennon met in 1956, they set out on a course that would eventually lead to the formation of The Beatles. Both were impressed with each other’s musical abilities, but McCartney wasn’t sure what to make of Lennon when he first approached him. At first, Lennon seemed to be a drunk “old […]

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Why John Lennon ‘Was Going Through Murder’ in The Beatles Peak

Fame, success, and money can’t buy everything. Just ask John Lennon. He repeatedly proved his songwriting talents with The Beatles, including his magical last-minute addition to “All My Loving,” but worldwide renown and being bigger than Jesus didn’t satisfy him. Not long before the band broke up, John revealed The Beatles’ peak years were so […]