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John Lennon


Murder Without a Trial (2024)

John Lennon - Murder Without a Trial

Nick Dent-Robinson assesses a new three-part documentary from Apple TV+ about the murder of John Lennon.


Double Fantasy (2010)

John Lennon - Double Fantasy

In our 'Re: View' column, in which our writers look at albums from the past, Anthony Strutt reflects on John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1980 album, 'Double Fantasy' which has been reissued in a double CD 30th anniversary edition, which includes an alternative version of the album


The Image That Made Me Weep (2021)

John Lennon - The Image That Made Me Weep

In 'The Image That Made Me Weep, Lisa Torem writes of a life-sized statue of John Lennon that she discovered while visiting Havana.

Beatlebone (2017)

John Lennon - Beatlebone

In 'Raging Pages' Lisa Torem discovers that by writing a novel, 'Beatlebone', about one of the most famous musicians in the world, John Lennon, Kevin Barry has taken a huge risk, yet finds it all coming together magically

Ten Songs That Made Me Love... (2017)

John Lennon - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

Carl Bookstein looks back at the music of John Lennon and the Beatles and ten songs that made him love the iconic singer and songwriter.

John Lennon (2010)

John Lennon - John Lennon

In our 'Soundtrack of Our Lives' column, in which our writers write about the personal impact of music on their lives, Lisa Torem writes of the reconciling effect that John Lennon's songwriting has had at various difficult points in her life

Remasters Profile (2005)

John Lennon - Remasters Profile

Most of John Lennon's solo work has already been remastered . With the final two albums 'Walls and Bridges' and 'Sometime in New York City' being released to coincide with the 25th anniversary of his death, Anthony Strutt examines their abiding impact


The US Vs John Lennon (2006)

Enjoyable sundtrack album to accompany forthcoming John Lennon documentary film which includes some previously unreleased live and instrumental recordings

Working Class Hero (2005)

Sumptious new double CD of John Lennon solo material , released to coincide with what would have been his 65th birthday



Interview Madeline Bell - Interview

Former Blue Mink singer Madeline Bell talks to Adam Coxon about her career in the 1960s and 1970s working as a backing singer for artists and producers such as John Lennon, George Harrison, Phil Spector and Giorgio Moroder and her friendship with Dusty Springfield.

Interview Jay Bergen - Interview

Lisa Torem speaks to Jay Bergen about his ‘under-the-radar’ memoir, ‘Lennon, Mobster and The Lawyer’, which is a fascinating account of John Lennon’s commitment to the courtroom when battling two lawsuits, with Bergen as his attorney.

Earl Slick
Interview Earl Slick - Interview

New York guitarist Earl Slick talks to Lisa Torem about performing with former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock, and his experiences working with David Bowie and John Lennon.

May Pang
Interview 1 May Pang - Interview 1

May Pang recalls her rise as a music executive, explores the art of song plugging and demystifies her relationship with John Lennon, and more with Lisa Torem in an exclusive two-part interview.

Joey Molland
Interview Joey Molland - Interview

Joey Molland, the guitarist with Badfinger, talks to Lisa Torem about the bestselling 70's group, working with both John Lennon and George Harrison and his recent fourth solo album, 'Return to Memphis'

John Lennon McCullagh

Anthony Strutt speaks to 15-year old singer-songwriter John Lennon McCullaugh, who is the first signing to ex-Creation Records boss Alan McGee's new label 359 Music, about his debut album, 'North South Divide'


The Quarrymen was the first group of John Lennon. Banjo player and founding member Rod Davis speaks to Lisa Torem about the group's skiffle influences and Lennon


Leon Wildes
Interview Leon Wildes - Interview

Leon Wildes, author of 'John Lennon vs the USA', immigration attorney and winner of this groundbreaking case, talks about working with Lennon and Yoko Ono, legal challenges and the effects on posterity.

Cynthia Lennon
Interview Beatles - Interview

In this 1985 archival interview the late Cynthia Lennon talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about her marriage to John Lennon and the Beatles

Cynthia Lennon
1939-2015 Beatles - 1939-2015

Nick Dent-Robinson looks back on the life of Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon

Cynthia Lennon
A Personal Tribute Beatles - A Personal Tribute

Lisa Torem pays a personal tribute to Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of John Lennon, who died in April

Julia Baird
Interview Julia Baird - Interview

Lisa Torem talks with John Lennon's half-sister Julia Baird about her reissued memoir, 'Imagine This: Growing Up with My Brother John Lennon'

Unlistenable ?
Miscellaneous -

Jon Rogers devotes a day listening to some of the most unlistenable albums of all time including albums by Lou Reed, Royal Trux, John Lennon and Yoko Ono


Music Box Theatre, Chicago, 3/10/2010 TBA (Aka Natalie Beridze) - Music Box Theatre, Chicago, 3/10/2010

To coincide with a screening of John Lennon biopic 'Nowhere Boy', Lisa Torem at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago sees Lennon's first band, the Quarrymen, play an enjoyable set of early rock and roll and skiffle numbers


Songs We Remember Quarrymen - Songs We Remember

Lisa Torem writes of 'Songs We Remember', the 2004 comeback album of the Quarrymen, which was the first band of John Lennon.


Raging Pages Jay Bergen - Raging Pages

In her 'Raging Pages' book column, Lisa Torem examines Jay Bergen's new memoir 'Lennon, the Mobster and the Lawyer', which tells of his experiences representing John Lennon against Morris Levy, the Mafia-connected owner of Roulette Records, for the rights to his 1975 LP, Rock ‘n’ Roll’.

Leon Wildes
Raging Pages Leon Wildes - Raging Pages

Immigration attorney Leon Wildes won the infamous John Lennon vs. The USA deportation case, allowing Lennon and Yoko Ono to remain in New York City. Lisa Torem in 'Raging Pages' examines his book, 'John Lennon vs. the USA', highlights the drama and its aftermath.

AC's A-Z of Music
I - Imagine Miscellaneous - I - Imagine

In his 'AC's A-Z of Music' column, Andy Cassidy has reached the letter 'I', and writes about how the ending of his first teenage romance prompted him into first buying John Lennon's 'Imagine' album

Rock Salt Row
July 2009 Miscellaneous - July 2009

In new column 'Rock Salt Row', Lisa Torem will be debating each month with a different Pennyblackmusic writer about a moment in rock history and its impact now. She begins by talking with editor John Clarkson about John Lennon's 1966 controversial quote that the Beatles 'were more popular than Jesus


John Lennon McCullagh
Photoscapes John Lennon McCullagh - Photoscapes

Bill Gray photographs sixteen year old singer-songwriter John Lennon McCullagh, who was the first signing to ex-Creation Records boss Alan McGee's new label 359 Music

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