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About John Lennon
John Lennon was an English singer and songwriter, as well as a founding member of The Beatles. He released 27 studio albums with the band and 11 solo albums. He also was a peace activist and his criticism on the Vietnam War resulted in an attempt by Richard Nixon to deport him.
Solo albums: "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band", "Imagine", "Double Fantasy".
He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987 and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at No 5 on their list with the greatest singers of all time.
As a member of The Beatles, he won an Academy Award, 3 Brit Awards and 9 Grammy Awards. As a solo artist, he won the 1981 Grammy Award for Album of the Year ("Double Fantasy").
His Personal Life
His first wife was Cynthia Powell and his second wife Yoko Ono. He was murdered 3 weeks after the release of the album "Double Fantasy" at the age of 40.
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Famous quotes by John Lennon
All we are saying is give peace a chance.John Lennon
All you need is love.John Lennon
And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.John Lennon
As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.John Lennon
Everything is clearer when you're in love.John Lennon
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.John Lennon
Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something.John Lennon
He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.John Lennon
I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?John Lennon
I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong.John Lennon
I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of soul. I've never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can... But I still believe in peace, love and understanding.John Lennon
I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people.John Lennon
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.John Lennon
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.John Lennon
If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.John Lennon
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.John Lennon
Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.John Lennon
Love is the answer, and you know that for sure Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.John Lennon
Love is the flower you've got to let grow.John Lennon
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.John Lennon
My role in society, or any artist's or poet's role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.John Lennon
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.John Lennon
Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty.John Lennon
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.John Lennon
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.John Lennon
The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?John Lennon
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.John Lennon
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.John Lennon
You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.John Lennon
You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate.John Lennon
F.A.Q. about John Lennon
When is his birthday?
John Lennon's birthday is on October 9, 1940.
In how many days is his birthday?
John's birthday is in 17 days
How old was John when he died?
He was 40 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 8, 1980.
How old would he be today?
John Lennon would be 80 years old if he was alive today.
Where was John from?
He was born in Liverpool, England, UK.
John Lennon's Popularity
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