John Lennon (I) (1940–1980)

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John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, which he attended) who, with the addition of Paul ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Facebook Club (Documentary short) (music by)
 2013 Power: The Truth Behind Mass-Shootings (Documentary) (music by)
 2011 Hjælp, det er jul (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kiksetricket (2011)
 2003 John Lennon: #9 Dream (Video short)
 2003 John Lennon: Mind Games (Video short)
 2003 John Lennon: Mother (Video short)
 2003 John Lennon: Watching the Wheels (Video short)
 2003 John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band: Love (Video short)
 2003 Plastic Ono Band: Cold Turkey (Video short)
 1995 The Beatles: Free as a Bird (Video short)
 1995 The Beatles: Real Love (Video short) (uncredited)
 1994 R.A.D.D.: Drive My Car (TV Short)
 1992 John Lennon: Power to the People (Video short)
 1988 Michael Jackson: Come Together (Video short) (music by)
 1986 John Lennon: Come Together (Video short)
 1986 John Lennon Live in New York City (Video documentary)
 1984 John Lennon: Grow Old with Me (Video short)
 1984 John Lennon: I'm Steppin' Out (Video short)
 1981 John Lennon: Woman (Video short)
 1981 Stars on 45: Stars on 45 (Video short)
 1980 John Farnham: Help! (Video short)
 1971 Almarna i Kungsträdgården (Documentary short)
 1971 John Lennon: Gimme Some Truth (Video short)
 1971 John Lennon: How? (Video short)
 1971 John Lennon: How Do You Sleep? (Video short)
 1971 John Lennon: It's So Hard (Video short)
 1971 John Lennon: Oh My Love (Video short)
 1971 John Lennon: Oh Yoko! (Video short)
 1971 John Lennon: Imagine (Video short)
 1971 Clock (Documentary)
 1971 The Inner Revolution (Documentary)
 1970/I Freedom (Short)
 1970 The Beatles: Let It Be (Video short)
 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Video short)
 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Video short)
 1968 The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (Video short)
 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Video short)
 1968 The Beatles: Eleanor Rigby (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Video short)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: All You Need Is Love (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Video short)
 1967 Girl (Short)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Video short)
 1966 The Beatles: Paperback Writer (Video short)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain - B&W Version (Video short)
 1966 ...und dann bye bye (Short) (archive footage)
 1965 The Beatles: We Can Work it Out (Video short)
 1965 The Music of Lennon & McCartney (TV Special documentary)
 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 2 (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: Ticket to Ride (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: Yesterday (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 1 (Video short)
 1965 Mods and Rockers (Short)
 1964 The Beatles: Please Please Me (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: From Me to You (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Video short)
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Other Works:

Album: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (w/The Beatles) See more »

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22 Biographical Movies | 27 Print Biographies | 23 Portrayals | 8 Interviews | 73 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Plastic Ono Band | The Beatles | John | John Winston Ono Lennon | John Winston Lennon


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Alfred Lennon | Julia Lennon

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In 2002 Paul McCartney changed the credits to many of the songs he wrote with Lennon to "McCartney & Lennon" (from "Lennon & McCartney") to a large public uproar. However, this was not the first time McCartney's name appeared first; many of their early songs were so credited, and the same had been done with songs on the 1976 live album "Wings Over America". In the credits to Give My Regards to ... See more »


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