“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans “
– John Lennon
John Lennon (1940-1980)
This week’s quote comes from the musician John Lennon. A member of the iconic band The Beatles, he epitomises a tragic life snatched away at a young age. Along with Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and musician Jimi Hendrix, his death meant that his life became legendary.
Did you know?
- he was born in Liverpool, England, during a German air raid in ww2
- his first band was called The Quarrymen
- The Beatles were formed with Paul McCartney, discovered by Brian Epstein at the Cavern Club, Liverpool
- The Beatles were the most commercially successful band of all time, and included hits such as ‘All you Need is Love’ ‘Love Me Do, and ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
- as a writer, performer, or co -writer, he created 25 No1 singles
- he’s regarded as the 5th greatest singer of all time by Rolling Stone magazine