John Lennon
John Lennon
John Lennon

John Lennon

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John Lennon About

Became one of the most influential songwriters in the history of popular music after co-founding  The Beatles  with Paul McCartney and George Harrison . He was a symbol of counterculture, promoting peace, activism and freedom of speech. After his time with The Beatles , he had success as a solo artist with the albums Plastic Ono Band and Imagine.

John Lennon Before Fame

His mother bought him his first guitar when he was sixteen, and he used it to play with The Quarrymen, a skiffle/rock group that would eventually evolve into The Beatles.

John Lennon Trivial Things

He released an album in 1980 with Yoko Ono entitled Double Fantasy. The album won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.

John Lennon Family Life

He was married to  Cynthia Lennon  from 1962 until 1968. He then married Yoko Ono on March 20, 1969 up until his death in 1980. He had two children named Sean and Julian.

John Lennon Associated With

D r u m m e r R i n g o S t a r r b e g a n p l a y i n g w i t h T h e B e a t l e s a f t e r t h e i r o r i g i n a l d r u m m e r , P e t e B e s t , w a s f i r e d b y t h e i r m a n a g e r .