John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history. In 1969, he started the Plastic Ono Band with his second wife, Yoko Ono. After the Beatles disbanded in 1970, Lennon continued as a solo artist.
Born in Liverpool, Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze as a teenager. In 1957, he formed his first band, the Quarrymen, which evolved into the Beatles in 1960. He was initially the group's de facto leader, a role gradually ceded to McCartney. Starting in 1967, Lennon's lyrics began to espouse a pacifist message, and some of his songs were soon adopted as anthems by the anti-war movement and the larger counterculture. From 1968 to 1972, he produced more than a dozen records with Ono, including a trilogy of avant-garde albums, his first solo LP John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, and the international top 10 singles "Give Peace a Chance", "Instant Karma!", "Imagine" and "Happy Xmas".

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Now Hush, Hush (Live At The BBC For "Easy Beat" / 20th October, 1963)On Air - Live At The BBC (Vol.2)0:24
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Get Back2014 Hal Leonard Choral Spectrum Children's Music2:10
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If I Wasn’t In America (Live At The BBC For "Saturday Club" / 15th February, 1964)On Air - Live At The BBC (Vol.2)0:44
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Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Remastered)A Very Special Christmas - Essential3:32
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Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Ultimate Mix) (feat. The Harlem Community Choir)Imagine (The Ultimate Mixes Deluxe)3:35
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Be-Bop-A-Lula (Remastered 2010)Signature Box2:37
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Oh My Love (Ultimate Mix)Imagine (The Ultimate Mixes Deluxe)2:47
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Gimme Some Truth (Ultimate Mix)Imagine (The Ultimate Collection)3:18
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Dear YokoDouble Fantasy2:34
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Isolation (Studio Outtake)Signature Box3:06
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