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8th April 1967, John Lennon took his Rolls Royce to coachbuilders J.P. Fallon Ltd in Surrey to enquire if they could paint his car in psychedelic colours. This was based on an idea by Marijke Koger (“The Fool” who was a member of Dutch team of gypsy artists). J.P. Fallon commissioned Steve Weaver’s pattern of […]

John Lennon’s little boy John Charles Julian Lennon is celebrating his 55th birthday today. Of course you know him better as Julian Lennon. He is the child of John and his first wife, Cynthia. The Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein, was his godfather. Julian was named after his paternal grandmother, Julia Lennon. He was the direct […]

John Lennon married Yoko Ono 49 years ago today. It was a week after Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman. John and Yoko had some problems getting the wedding arranged and John ended up writing a song about it. We have posted many stories about John and Yoko on this site and we always get a […]

20th March 1969, John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. They spent their honeymoon in Amsterdam campaigning for an international “Bed-In” for peace. They planned another “Bed-in” in the United States, but were denied entry. The couple then went to Montreal, and during a “Bed-in” at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel recorded ‘Give Peace a Chance’. […]

John Sebastian has 74 candles on his birthday cake today. John first came to fame in The Lovin’ Spoonful with songs like “Summer In The City”, “Do You Believe In Magic”, “Daydream” and many others. He also had a great impromptu performance at Woodstock where he has admitted he was a ‘little’ high. Is there […]

14th March 1983, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Alec John Such formed Bon Jovi. Their fourth album, New Jersey, released in 1988, is notable for producing five Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 singles, the most top ten hits to date from a hard rock album. Read it here

On March 14, 1975, The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward and John Lodge released an album titled “Blue Jays”. It was recorded and released during the Moody Blues’ five-year hiatus. During work on the Moody Blues album that was to follow Seventh Sojourn, bandmates Lodge, Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas and Graeme Edge summoned Hayward and producer […]

It was part of John Lennon’s so called ‘lost weekend’. 44 Years Ago: John Lennon, Harry Nilsson Tossed From Troubadour for Heckling. From Ultimate Classic Rock (they wrote a great article on it): The evening that drinking buddy Harry Nilsson introduced John Lennon to the brandy Alexander cocktail wouldn’t end well. On March 12, 1974, […]

4th March 1966, John Lennon’s statement that The Beatles were ‘more popular than Jesus Christ’ was published in The London Evening Standard. “Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. We’re more popular then Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first, rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity. Jesus was alright, but his disciples were […]

John Francis Bongiovi Jr. has 56 candles on his birthday cake today. Of course he is better known as Jon Bon Jovi, the frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi Bon Jovi has released 2 solo albums and 12 studio albums with his band, which to date have sold over 130 million albums worldwide, thus […]


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