John Lennon by David Rao

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John Lennon by David Rao

JOHN LENNON by David Rao

BiographyJohn Lennon was born on 9th October 1940 in Liverpool. As a child he loved to collect stamps.When he was 15 he founded the skiffle group called the Quarryman. 3 years later he wrote his first song called "Hello Little Girl". After a while the group fell apart. In the early '60 Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Sutcliffe formed "The Beatles". Next year Pete Best joined the group. 1962 Sutcliffe left "The Beatles" and Ringo Star replaced Pete Best as a drummer. On 20th March 1969 John married Yoko Ono and they were promoters of Bed-in for peace. At the same time he recorded "Give Peace a Chance". Next year group fell apart and John started a solo career. 1971 he recorded another anti-war song called "Imagine". Few months later he released a song "Happy Xmas" but the true meaning of the song was "War Is Over". While Lennon was recording Ming Games 1973 Yoko decided that she does not want ro record Mind Games anymore.

DeathAround 10:50 p.m. on 8th December 1980, Mark David Chapman shot John 4 times in the back. He died at 11:00 in a hospital. Earlier that evening John had autographed a copy of Double Fantasy for Champman.

Most popular songs:

Give Peace a Chance

Imagine

Happy Xmas

Some people think that Mark David Chapman did not kill John Lennon. They think John was killed because he was too much in politics.


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