Latest John Lennon News and Updates
R.I.P., John 'Duff' Lowe: Former Member of Pre-Beatles Band the Quarrymen Has Died at 81With John Lennon on lead vocal, the group recorded a Paul McCartney/George Harrison original, 'In Spite of All The Danger,' as well as Buddy Holly's 'That'll Be The Day."
The Beatles Are Getting Four Different Biopics From Director Sam MendesWith the full life and music rights of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the families of George Harrison and John Lennon approved, the as-yet-untitled biopics will be released theatrically in 2027.
On This Day In Music
On This Day In Music… February 18, 2000: John Lennon's Secret FBI Files Finally RevealedPresident Nixon had ordered the Bureau to keep tabs on the singer after he was deemed a threat to national security.
Paul McCartney Is Reunited With Lost Hofner BassStories of the bass' disappearance had been circulating among Beatles fans for decades.
'John Lennon & Yoko Ono: Mind Games - The Book' Set for June ReleaseThe publication will coincide with a reissued/remixed 72 song, 6x CD / 2 Blu-ray collection of Lennon's 1973 LP 'Mind Games.'
R.I.P., Tom Smothers: Comedian, Musician, and Activist Who Was Half of the Smothers Brothers, Dead at 86In addition to battling prime-time censorship with his brother Dick, he also played guitar on John Lennon's 'Give Peace a Chance.'
The Beatles' 1966 Japanese Painting to Hit the Auction Block'Images of a Woman' is believed to be the only joint artwork created by all four Beatles.
The Q Interview
Director Oliver Murray on Assembling the Documentary Short 'Now and Then: The Last Beatles Song''I felt like I've been a part of something that was important in the history of music.'
Julian Lennon ‘Driven up the Wall’ by ‘Hey Jude’, Describes the Song he Inspired as ‘Deep Emotional Pain’“A lot of people don’t quite get how intense, how emotional, and how personal that is.”
Sean Ono Lennon and Peter Jackson Collab on New Animated Short Film Inspired by 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)''War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko,' has had an Oscar-qualifying run and is seeking distribution.
The Q Interview
'Confessions of a Rock 'N' Roll Name Dropper': Laurie Kaye on the Final Interview with John LennonThroughout her career, Laurie Kaye interviewed numerous greats. But one of her biggest interviews is laced with tragedy.
Q: The Music for the Weekend (December 8, 2023)In this week's playlist, we start with John Lennon, close with Bob Marley, and in between there's everything from X-Ray Spex to Erykah Badu
Paul McCartney's 'Eyes of the Storm' Photography Exhibit Makes Its Way to America, Begins Its U.S. Tour in Norfolk, VirginiaPhotographic Curator and Archivist Sarah Brown takes Q through a bit of the exhibition personally.
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'The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story': A 10-Year Anniversary Conversation With Author Vivek TiwaryThe Grammy-winning Broadway producer's graphic novel 'The Fifth Beatle' tells the story of Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
'Penny Lane' Sign Gets Back to Liverpool's Beatles Story Museum, 47 Years After Being Stolen by StudentsThe sign is not the only one to have been stolen from the road, but the museum says it's the oldest one to be returned.
Graham Nash Honored as New York City's Theater Within Celebrate 43rd Annual John Lennon TributeTwo-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash will receive the 2023 John Lennon Real Love Award on December 2
'We Can Work It Out – Covers of The Beatles 1962-1966' Releases November 24Try to see it my way: a compilation worthy of the Lennon-McCartney-Harrison songbook.
The Beatles Record-Breaking Week from the UK Official ChartsA Number 1 single and looking towards a Number 1 album? Beatlemania is not over yet.
The Beatles Release 50th Anniversary Editions of the 'Red' and 'Blue' Albums Nov. 10Since their first incarnations appeared in April 1973, these albums have introduced successive generations to The Beatles' music
The Q Interview
Ken Womack, Author, 'Living The Beatles Legend: The Untold Story of Mal Evans'The first full-length biography of Mal Evans, the Beatles' beloved friend, confidant, and roadie.
The Beatles "Now and Then" Video Directed by Peter Jackson: "All I Had To Do Was Say No""My lifelong love of The Beatles collided into a wall of sheer terror at the thought of letting everyone down."
The Beatles Break Spotify (and Everything Else) with "Now And Then"Not new, not old, it's just simply the Beatles
The Beatles Tease "Now and Then" with Short Documentary Featuring New FootageThe song - dubbed The Last Beatles Song - will be be released Nov. 3
The Beatles Announce Release of "Now and Then" and Re-Issues of 'Red' and 'Blue' Albums"It was incredibly touching to hear them working together after all the years that Dad had been gone." - Sean Ono Lennon