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John Lennon Mark David Chapman
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35 Years Ago: Mark David Chapman Pleads Guilty to Murdering John Lennon

Six months after killing John Lennon, Mark David Chapman entered a guilty plea in a New York courtroom.

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The Beatles and George Martin
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‘Fifth Beatle’ Producer George Martin Dies at 90

"He guided the career of The Beatles with such skill and good humour that he became a true friend to me and my family," Paul McCartney wrote of Martin.

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50 Years Ago: John Lennon’s ‘Beatles More Popular Than Jesus’ Comment Published

On March 4, 1966, an article appeared in the London Evening Standard that would cause an uproar and ripple for some time.

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When John Lennon Returned to His ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Roots

In a way, John Lennon's 'Rock 'N' Roll' album is the back-to-basics record the Beatles' 'Let It Be' was supposed to be.

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When George Harrison Joined John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men

The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.

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John Lennon Two Virgins Seized by Police
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That Time John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Controversial ‘Two Virgins’ Album Was Seized by Police

On Jan. 2, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Two Virgins' was seized by police because of its controversial cover.

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That Time John Lennon Learned He’s a Bad Driver the Hard Way

John Lennon was a brilliant songwriter, but not much of a driver.

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John Lennon’s Solo Albums Collected in New Vinyl Box

John Lennon's solo albums are getting the vinyl reissue treatment — and being boxed up for a deluxe package scheduled to arrive in stores on June 9.

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The Day John Lennon Married Yoko Ono

For their honeymoon, John Lennon and Yoko Ono then staged a week-long "Bed-In" for peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel.

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John Lennon’s ‘Paperback Writer’ Guitar Purchased by Indianapolis Colts Owner

The Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville model hollow body guitar that John Lennon used while recording the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" has changed hands, with Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay purchasing the instrument for more than $500,000.

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Watch ‘Paul McCartney’ Explain Kanye West to ‘John Lennon’

Comedian Dana Carvey imagines how Paul McCartney would explain Kanye West to John Lennon.

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45 Years Ago: John Lennon Writes and Records ‘Instant Karma’

"I wrote it for breakfast, recorded it for lunch and we're putting it out for dinner."

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