John Lennon

John Lennon

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John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician, singer, songwriter, and peace activist, born in Liverpool, UK who gained worldwide fame as a founding member of The Beatles. With Paul McCartney, Lennon formed one of the most influential and successful songwriting partnerships of the 20th century and "wrote some of the most popular music in rock and roll history". He is ranked the second most successful songwriter in UK singles chart history after Paul McCartney. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon
    Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon
  • Imagine
    Imagine
  • Lennon Legend
    Lennon Legend
  • John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
    John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
  • The John Lennon Collection
    The John Lennon Collection
  • Plastic Ono Band
    Plastic Ono Band
  • Shaved Fish
    Shaved Fish
  • Double Fantasy
    Double Fantasy
  • Rock 'N' Roll
    Rock 'N' Roll
  • Mind Games
    Mind Games
  • Acoustic
    Acoustic
  • Walls and Bridges
    Walls and Bridges
  • Power To The People - The Hits
    Power To The People - The Hits
  • Milk And Honey
    Milk And Honey
  • Lennon (disc 2)
    Lennon (disc 2)
  • The Best Christmas Album In The World...Ever! - 1
    The Best Christmas Album In The World...Ever! - 1
  • Working Class Hero - The Definitive Lennon
    Working Class Hero - The Definitive Lennon
  • Live In New York City
    Live In New York City
  • Anthology
    Anthology
  • Gimme Some Truth
    Gimme Some Truth
  • Peace, Love & Truth
    Peace, Love & Truth
  • His Own Words
    His Own Words
  • Wonsaponatime
    Wonsaponatime
  • Anthology (disc 4: Dakota)
    Anthology (disc 4: Dakota)
  • Menlove Ave
    Menlove Ave
  • Sometime in New York City
    Sometime in New York City
  • Greatest Hits
    Greatest Hits
  • Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon
    Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon
  • Live Peace in Toronto 1969
    Live Peace in Toronto 1969
  • Mind Games (Digitally Remixed and Remastered)
    Mind Games (Digitally Remixed and Remastered)
  • The U.S. vs. John Lennon
    The U.S. vs. John Lennon
  • Working Class Hero
    Working Class Hero
  • Menlove Ave.
    Menlove Ave.
  • Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon (disc 2)
    Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon (disc 2)
  • Give Peace a Chance
    Give Peace a Chance
  • Much Missed Man - A Tribute To John Lennon
    Much Missed Man - A Tribute To John Lennon
  • Signature Box
    Signature Box
  • Lennon (disc 1)
    Lennon (disc 1)
  • Unplugged
    Unplugged
  • Especially for You
    Especially for You
  • Anthology (disc 1: Ascot)
    Anthology (disc 1: Ascot)
  • Instant Karma
    Instant Karma
  • Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon
    Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon
  • Collection
    Collection
  • Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon (disc 1)
    Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon (disc 1)
  • Anthology (disc 2: New York City)
    Anthology (disc 2: New York City)
  • Anthology (disc 3: The Lost Weekend)
    Anthology (disc 3: The Lost Weekend)
  • Lennon (disc 4)
    Lennon (disc 4)

John Lennon. Artist Bio

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician, singer, songwriter, and peace activist, born in Liverpool, UK who gained worldwide fame as a founding member of The Beatles. With Paul McCartney, Lennon formed one of the most influential and successful songwriting partnerships of the 20th century and "wrote some of the most popular music in rock and roll history". He is ranked the second most successful songwriter in UK singles chart history after Paul McCartney.

Lennon revealed a rebellious nature, and biting wit, in his music, on film, in books, and at press conferences and interviews. He was controversial through his work as a peace activist and artist. After The Beatles, Lennon enjoyed a successful solo career (that started in 1968, 2 years before the break-up of The Beatles) with such acclaimed albums as John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band and Imagine and iconic songs such as "Give Peace a Chance" and "Imagine". After a self-imposed "retirement" to raise his son, Lennon reemerged with a comeback album, Double Fantasy, but was murdered less than one month after its release. The album would go on to win the 1981 Grammy Award for Album of the Year.

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