Tag: John Lennon

When the Beatles Brought Psychedelia to Prime Time

from the Huffington Post On February 25, 1967, promotional films for the Beatles’ “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever” debuted on ABC’s Hollywood Palace. Fans had never seen films like these before, and they hadn’t seen the Beatles look or sound...

/ February 22, 2017

18 Beatles Songs That John Lennon Totally Hated

1. “A Taste of Honey” Lennon thought the Bobby Scott/Rick Marlow song was too old-fashioned and spitefully called it “A Waste of Money.” 2. “It’s Only Love” “That’s the one song I really hate of mine,” he told Hit Parader in 1972. “Terrible lyric.”...

/ January 27, 2017

George Harrison’s sister speaks out on the 15th anniversary of his death

from Daily Mail UK George Harrison’s sister has revealed her heartbreak over not being told the Beatles star was dying and in terrible pain until two weeks before he lost his battle with lung cancer. In an exclusive interview on...

/ November 29, 2016

Yoko Ono Didn’t Break Up The Beatles, John Lennon Did

Rooting through record bins one day at the late, great Central Records in Cambridge, Mass., I came upon a stash of Yoko Ono albums and asked the sagely aging raver behind the counter what they were like. Were they song-based records or...

/ November 17, 2016

This Letter From John Lennon Shows His Real Feelings About Paul McCartney

The nasty 1971 message makes it obvious why The Beatles didn’t last. The early 1970s were a tough time in the lives of The Beatles. The band had dissolved among growing tensions between the musicians, and in 1970 they decided...

/ November 15, 2016

Ron Howard Wants To Make Second Beatles Film

from TheBeatlesWorld.com | Ron Howard wants to make a follow-up to his rock documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years.The 62-year-old filmmaker has edited archive material, unearthed new footage of The Beatles in concert and even...

/ September 20, 2016