Post Tagged with: "John Lennon"

Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ introduced Julian Lennon to pot: ‘I went, What is this?’

Rolling Stones’ ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ introduced Julian Lennon to pot: ‘I went, What is this?’

As John Lennon’s son, Julian Lennon occasionally found himself in settings that would boggle the mind of the average kid.

“Good Morning Good Morning” (1967): Deep Beatles

“Good Morning Good Morning” (1967): Deep Beatles

A seemingly straightforward, upbeat rock track from the Beatles instead that tells a bleak story of discontentment.

For Don Henley, a Beatles star remains his primary influence: ‘I loved what he stood for, what he believed in’

For Don Henley, a Beatles star remains his primary influence: ‘I loved what he stood for, what he believed in’

“The first song I ever tried to sing in public was one of his songs,” the Eagles’ Don Henley says. “He was my biggest hero.”

“Dig a Pony,” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

“Dig a Pony,” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

The Beatles’ often-overlooked “Dig a Pony” is a classic example of John Lennon’s love of wordplay.

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon’s 40-year-old ‘Walls and Bridges’ is long overdue for a critical reevaluation.

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You’re Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You’re Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

We return to a key, lesser-heard moment from John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges,’ released 40 years ago this weekend.

‘Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto

‘Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto

The gold-selling album also marked the debut of a future prog legend.

Deep Beatles: “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

It should’ve been in the film; it should’ve been a lead single. What happened?

‘Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver

‘Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver

They consolidated everything they’d mastered, while hinting at triumphs to come.

Deep Beatles: “When I Get Home” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “When I Get Home” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

While often overlooked, the album cut is worth a closer listen.