Lennon takes the chord changes of the classic rock n roll slow dance, plays them more slowly than they've ever been played before, and builds on them some of the most moving music in all of rock.
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When we examine Lennon, we must examine not just a temporal snapshot but the history of music, film, comics, conspiracy theory, literature, poetry, politics, technology from his birthday onward.
Nowhere Boy, Sam Taylor-Wood's look at the a couple of years in teenage John Lennon's life, shows how Lennon was shaped by the two women in his life at the moment in time.
NEW YORK — The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon's fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop.
U.S. agents removed the item on Wednesday ...
One of the most poignant and joyous salutes will be a collection of music stars and friends of Lennon who are gathering to pay an informal musical tribute to Lennon with a charity concert.
It's hard to believe that John Lennon would have turned 70 this year. His hometown of Liverpool is hosting the John Lennon Tribute Season to celebrate his life through music, film, poetry and art.
I caught up with Ono as she gets ready to head to Vioey Island in Iceland, where, on Lennon's birthday, she'll once again light the Imagine Peace Tower.
Nowhere Boy, Sam Taylor-Wood's exploration of John Lennon's late teens, doesn't cover much new ground. But it does offer a pop psychology look at Lennon's confused home life.
This episode was disappointing to me, in that it demanded such a suspension of disbelief, with very intelligent and sophisticated characters behaving in remarkably boneheaded ways. And it had a major soap opera cliche employed in striking fashion.
For nearly a decade, Lennon embraced the gritty, violent, yet dynamic and creative city. "New York is the greatest place on the planet," Lennon would say.
This week we feature music by Paul Simon, Gwen Stefani, Sting, Hall & Oates, John Lennon, and more.
Celebrate what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday on October 9th with a free screening of the new American Masters film "LENNONYC."
For its November issue, the British music magazine Q published four different covers to mark what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. Below, ...
'Nowhere Boy,' the film about John Lennon's youth, finally premiered in New York Tuesday night.
The film's director, Sam Taylor-Wood, and stars Aar...
NEW YORK — A photo that Annie Leibovitz took of John Lennon shortly before he was killed is going up for auction in New York City.
The photo wa...
Books on street art are as common as taggers who think they're going to be the next Banksy. So when we heard the elusive artist himself wrote the intr...
Nowhere Boy is the story of a young man whose life is a rage against adversity and a sad childhood full of loss and identity issues.
There is something about celebrity novels that seems intrinsically against nature, like cats playing the piano. Celebrities are perfect the way they ...
The grand finale of L.A.'s eleventh annual Mods & Rockers Film Festival on Sunday night featured a triple-feature treasure trove of concert films.
The sound of the screaming audience was beyond anything I'd ever experienced. It was a high-pitched white noise that shut out the entire world. The stadium became an alien place.
At its quarter century mark in 2036, will the World Trade Center Memorial still have an audience beyond descendant survivors and first-time tourists?
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The parole hearing for John Lennon's killer has been postponed for a month.
Mark David Chapman was scheduled to be interviewed ...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — John Lennon's killer will seek his freedom this week for a sixth time.
A parole hearing for Mark David Chapman, 55, is schedule...
Listening Booth: 1970 is a concept album that compiles Marc Cohn's favorite -- and many would feel greatest -- songs from that year.
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