John Lennon: Oh Yoko!

Today is the anniversary of the first meeting between John Lennon and Yoko Ono in a London art gallery (at least according to some versions of the story). A lot of Beatles fans would curse this day, but I'm not one of them. "Oh Yoko!" is a great tune from Lennon's Imagine. » 11/09/14 7:00pm 11/09/14 7:00pm

John Lennon wrote "Come Together" for Timothy Leary but pot ruined it

Pull up a chair, Beatles fans, I have a story for you, a story about politics, pot, and rock and roll, starring John Lennon and Timothy Leary. IT'S A GOOD ONE. » 8/08/14 5:20pm 8/08/14 5:20pm

The Dirty Mac - Yer Blues

John Lennon of The Beatles, Eric Clapton of Cream, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones, and Mitch Mitchell of the Jimi Hendrix Experience—each helped found some of the biggest musical acts in history. But for one magical night in 1968, these four musical maestros teamed up to form the superest of supergroups ever… » 6/10/13 7:00pm 6/10/13 7:00pm

John Lennon: Imagine

Today in 1980, the world lost a true music icon much of whose work is as relevant today as it ever was. While it's pretty futile to try and touch on John Lennon's influence on modern music in its entirety, "Imagine" stands as a classic that sounds just as good today as it ever has. So take a few minutes to give it a… » 12/08/12 8:00pm 12/08/12 8:00pm

Google Used Video in Their Logo For the First Time Today

Google is getting even more daring (and bandwidth-hogging) with their doodles, with today's logo celebrating John Lennon's 70th birthday being their first to feature video. It's a clever embedded YouTube of Imagine, one of the greatest songs ever written. » 10/08/10 12:40pm 10/08/10 12:40pm

John Lennon Digitally Reanimated for Unsettling OLPC Ad

The OLPC Foundation's last advertising effort was close to perfect, with a strong message and affecting imagery. Their latest? A creepy, boomer-manipulating, possibly effective oddity. » 12/29/08 7:01am 12/29/08 7:01am

Paul McCartney Signs $400 Million iTunes Deal For The Beatles Catalog

Finally! Paul McCartney has signed a $400 million deal, which will see the Beatles catalog make its way to iTunes, at long last. UPDATE: While the UPI is a great source, and their story was written as fact, Sony/ATV, holders of much of the Beatles publishing rights, are throwing doubt on any of this being true. The… » 3/09/08 1:10pm 3/09/08 1:10pm