“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans “

– John Lennon

 

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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
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