What did John Lennon say about religion?
"I'm a most religious fellow. I was brought up Christian and I only now understand some of the things Jesus said in his parables." - John Lennon, 1980
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John Lennon was a musician/peace activist and founding member ofthe Beatles -John was born Oct. 9th 1940 in Liverpool, England.. -His mothers name was Julia (1914-1958), his father was Alfred(1912-1976).. -He was abandoned by his father. -He had three half-sisters, Victoria, Julia and Jackie. (b…orn toJulia). -and two half-brothers Davis and Robbin (Alfred's children). -He was raised by his aunt Mimi (1903-1991) and her Husband GeorgeSmith (1903-1955).. -His mother was killed when he was 17.. -John started the band (the Black Jacks) which would turn into theBeatles in 1956.. -His first son Julian was born April 8th 1963. (Born to first wifeCynthia). -His second son was born October 9th 1975, John's 35th Birthday.(Born to second wife/widow Yoko). -He recorded his first solo record in 1969.. -He stared in How I Won the War (1967), his only movie roll withoutthe Beatles.. -He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters (1987) and Rockn Roll Hall of Fame (1994).. (MORE)
probably grew up under the Church of England(christian) but after living a bit became nonreligious but finally believe god was a women on a white cloud with a white beard wearing a white robe from Africa
John Lennon was a singer/songwriter and peace activist. He wasregarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, along withPaul McCartney.
Lennon's principal instrument was rhythm guitar. But he occasionally played lead (for example on "You Can't Do That" and "Get Back"). He played keyboards on a few tracks (for example, "I'm Down", "Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite"). He also played bass a few times when Paul was playing keyboards - m…ainly on some tracks from "Let It Be", including the title track. He also played the harmonica. . Rickenbacker "Capri" '58 325 electric guitar . Rickenbacker "Capri" '58 325 electric guitar, rebuild from the first one . Rickenbacker '64 325JG electric guitar . Rickenbacker 325/12 electric guitar . Gibson J-160E Acoustic-Electric Guitar . Epiphone Casino electric guitar sunburst . Epiphone Casino electric guitar refinished Rhythm Guitar (mostly), Lead Guitar, and Vocals He sang, played the guitar, harmonica, the keyboard and sometimes he played the bass as well. (MORE)
John was murdered by (the psychotically delusional) Mark David Chapman because "he was easier to find than his other intended targets".
John Lennon was bisexual, or at least sexually fluid. He used to"dabble" with men in his younger days and when he got older too.
Well, obviously, his impact in the music industry is legendary and his legacy in this world will continue on forever. But as far as what impact he on America, besides musically through his huge contributions to the Beatle's work, we should think about what impact he wasn't able to make because of hi…s death. Who knows what the world would be like today had he continued on through his political and peace activism. He had some major plans for world peace, trying to accomplish it through music. He wasn't able to fufil his plans because he was taken from us. His impact on America may be simply on the aspect of music, but he did, at one point, have the Nixon Administration considering him a threat, that's pretty big, and just gos to show that the possibilities are endless when thinking about what impact he could have made. (MORE)
"Lennon was a most talented man and above all, a gentle soul. John and his colleagues set a high standard by which contemporary music continues to be measured." Frank Sinatra on John Lennon. "What the hell is "I Am The Walrus" all about?" Frank Sinatra on John Lennon.
Julian Lennon some say that L ucy in the S ky with D iamonds was inspired by LSD of the 60s. My answer. It was from a picture Julian drew, he called it "Lucy in the sky with diamonds"
To be frank; yes - Cynthia caught him with Yoko whilst Cynthia and John were still married. John later admitted to many affairs whilst married to Cynthia. Poor Cynthia came home from a holiday in Greece to find John and Yoko in bathrobes (Yoko wearing Cynthia's bathrobe) facing each other sitting… on the floor. Cynthia left that night. (MORE)
Here are a few quotes from the man himself... "People always got the image I was an anti-Christ or antireligion. I'm not. I'm a most religious fellow. I was brought up a Christian and I only now understand some of the things that Christ was saying in those parables." "I believe in God, but not… as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong." "I think a lot of bad things have happened in the name of the church and in the name of Christ and therefore I shy away from church." (MORE)
Lennon had a turn of phrase which mainly came out in song writing. Some of his more well known sayings are: "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." "All we are saying is give peace a chance." "Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm righ…t and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity." "If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal." "Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one." "Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem." (MORE)
Actor/comedian Thomas Lennon ("Lt. Dangle" of Reno 911 fame) is of no relation to musician John Lennon. Bologna.
Yes they did, John Charles Julian Lennon (just known as Julian) was born in 1963.
Julian Lennon is John Lennon's son from his first wife, Cynthia. He was born in 1962. He has some affiliation with some later Beatles songs. The song Hey Jude was written by Paul on his way to visit Cynthia and Julian to help him get over his parents' divorce. Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds, contr…ary to the barbaric belief that it stands for LSD, was written by John about a painting that Julian had done at school which he replied, when John asked what it was, 'Lucy in the sky with diamonds.' The song Good Night was also written by John (but sung by Ringo) for Julian as a lullaby to help him get to sleep. (MORE)
John Lennon has indeed been arrested. He was arrested for posssion of illegal drugs atleast once.
His wife was Yoko Ono who was with him when he was assasinated by a 'fan' in 1980. Mark David Chapman claimed he was a massive fan of Lennon and shot him so he could be always connected to him in a way, he is still in prison
It probably means nothing at all, apart from the fact that you may like or admire him.
His music with the Beatles revolutionized pop culture and entertainment in a way that society had never seen at that point.
He said they were more popular than Jesus and didn't get in troublefor it fans just got mad at him and started a fire to burn up theBeatles stuff that they owned.
John Lennon impacted America through his music. He had an open mind and encouraged peace and was against war. He had a huge group of followers, which the Nixon administration didn't like to wellâ¦
John Lennon sang a number of songs from The Beatles and on his ownsolo career. Some of his most noted songs are: "Imagine", "All YouNeed Is Love", "Instant Karma", and "Give Peace A Chance".
John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a son, Sean, born on October 9, 1975Lennon's 35th birthday.
John Lennon died December 8, 1980 at the age of 40. He was senselessly shot to death.
April 22, 1969, in a brief ceremony on the roof of Apple Corps headquarters, supervised by commissioner Bueno de Mesquita. Lennon hated his middle name Winston (given to him by his mother in a moment of wartime patriotism, after Winston Churchill) and wanted to drop it, but was told he couldn't u…nder British law. He was allowed to add a new name; he chose Ono to honor his new wife Yoko, and the name was added by deed poll. He told the media "Yoko changed her name for me (when they were married), I've changed mine for her." From then on, Lennon gave his middle name as Ono when asked, and signed any legal paperwork "John Ono Lennon" or "JOL" (his initials); his subsequent Wedding Album with Yoko Ono, and first single record of 1970 ("Instant Karma!" b/w "Who Has Seen The Wind?") were credited to "John Ono Lennon and Yoko Ono Lennon". After winning his US immigration case (clearing the way for him to receive his long-desired "green card"), his Resident Alien registration was issued to "John Winston Ono Lennon"; the only time he used his full legal name after 1969. (MORE)
really, John wanted world peace because he used to get into arguments and minor fights, paulk didnt want the world to make the same mistake so he wrote peace and anti war songs like "Give Peace a Chance" and "War is Over If You Want It To Be" and others
You can get info by searching him online, reading books about himand sometimes the newspaper could tell you things about him.
I would say he definitely was not. It's very evident in the content of many of his songs including "Power to the People", and "Happy Xmas". But he also made an appearance on a tv show (which can be seen in the documentary The US. vs. John Lennon) where he introduced co-founder of the Black Panther P…arty, Bobby Seale (a Black man), as his friend. (MORE)
Yes, all of The Beatles members sung. John Lennon is most famous for his song, 'Imagine'.
John Lennon was a famous musician and member of the revolutionary band The Beatles. John Lennon and Yoko Ono protested for nonviolent interactions in the world, and for the end of the Vietnam War. Lennon was inspired by Gandhi's use of nonviolence to solve issues.
Not really, no. John's mother and father divorced when he was little and he lived with his mum for a while, but then ended up living with his Aunt Mimi while he was still young.
By promoting peace & standing for equality . He said things that people were thinking but didn't have the heart to say .
he was just an ordinary man who inspired other people to like music as the years grew by he song on stage and in local pubs yhen he got picked up and inspired so he basicly started singing with other people and then basicly becsme famous
Perhaps you mean what were John Lennon's characteristics? If that's the case, John Lennon was a multi-talented man born in 1940 in Liverpool, England, and murdered in 1980 in New York City He was known for his wit and dry humour, and of course for his membership in the Beatles, the most influenti…al band in the history of rock'n'roll (MORE)
He liked Philip K. Dick for one, probably read all the famous titles for sure. I got that from reading an interview of his years ago.
"When I was a Beatle, I thought we were the best f---ing group in the g------ed world." (1980)
John Lennon was the founding member of The Beatles. You are mostlikely mistaking him for Vladimir Lenin, who was a Russian dictatorin the 1920s.
Yes, he was often bitterly sarcastic, and he did not really spend much time with his son Julian.
He was in the 2 Beatles films; 'Hard Days Night" and 'Help" and was in one other which I think was called 'How I won the war"; I have a feeling there was a documentary made about the making of the album "Let it be', which finished with them on the roof singing 'Get Back', Check out the IMDB to see i…f that has any further information. (MORE)
Obviously, yes; he was from Liverpool, A Northern City in England, Great Britain. He spoke with an English dialect known as 'Scouse', which is native to Liverpool and its surrounding areas. While the other Beatles had/have seemingly contrasting voices, they too were from Liverpool and all of their… speech is Scouse. Due to the nature of its history, the diversity of accents and dialects in Great Britain is surprisingly huge. There is no single "British accent" in reality. (MORE)
He's singing lyrics backwards. Like "If the rain comes, they run and hide their heads," and "Rain."
His father was often not there because he was in the navy, but hesaw his mother often until her untimely death when he was 17.
If you're talking about the bathtub scene where john is speaking German, he says something like "Good morning, will we be joining us for tea?" and when George walks in he says "Good morning."
"Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity." -John Lennon -a
They don't like her or her singing and think she's responsible foreverything that has to do with him including the break up of theBeatles.
John Lennon gave an interview that was published in the London Evening Standard on March 4, 1966. The statement was: "Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go fir…st - rock 'n' roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me." On July 29, 1966, an American teen magazine, Datebook, quoted John out of context. Since this was shortly before the Beatles' 1966 US tour, the controversy grew quickly. Even after John "apologized" in a press conference in Chicago - which was the first stop on the tour - the press tried to fan the flames. The first question after John made his statement was "Do you believe the press is trying to 'crucify' you?" John was NOT happy about that question. His reply: "NO! I WOULDN'T say that!" Look for the clip and see the disdain on John's face. (MORE)
He'd seen too many religious phonies, and people who used religion as a crutch, Christianity in particular. Publicist Elliot Mintz contended that despite the I-don't-believe-ins in Lennon's song "God", "He believed in all of it." Lennon visited the Great Pyramid, Buddhist temples in Japan with Yo…ko Ono, and other historic religious sites, and was respectful at each of them: "He would worship there", Mintz revealed. (MORE)
Probably yes; he felt a lot of guilt about leaving her to go on tour - and for around 2 years, he was very rarely at home.
That depends on what you are specifically talking about. He did alot of different things for lots of different reasons.
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