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Rock N Roll Millions Of People
1,847 wordsJohn Lennon October 9, 1940 marked the date the remarkable John Lennon was born. John was born and raised in Liverpool, England. Lennon did not have an easy childhood at all, he was left by his father and mother at a young age. Out of true kindness, his Aunt Mimi Smith took him in and supported him. She was a middle classed woman who also lived in Liverpool. John had a rebellious character and disliked the school system in Liverpool. He was quickly labeled a troublemaker and his only salvation w...
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1,001 wordsComparative analysis of Anguished Grief by Christine de Pisan and Grow Old Along With Me by John Lennon Christine de Pisan, the author of Anguished Grief, was a famous Renaissance French poet, prose writer, and humanist, born in Venice, Italy. Her childhood was spent at the court of the French king Charles V, and she later wrote his biography. After ten years of marriage to the court secretary, Etienne du Castel, she became a widow at the age of 25. Thereafter, she worked to support her family b...
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Ed Sullivan Show Brian Epstein
1,055 wordsThe The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles started out in the British city, Liverpool where music was a way of life for many people. The Beatles were preceded by a John Lennon fronted band called the Quarry men. The group invited a 15 year old boy named Paul McCartney to see them perform a show. The then 16 year old John Lennon took to McCartney, that? s when a unique and amazing song writing partnership began. The Quarry Men ended up falling apart at the seams. John Lennon and Paul McCartney kept ...
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Sky With Diamonds Lucy In The Sky
755 wordsThe Beatles v. s. Oasis Oasis is a band of the nineties that is often compared The Beatles. They try to be like The Beatles only to do it unsuccessfully. The lead singer of Oasis, Liam Galagher tries to be like the lead singer of The Beatles, John Lennon. The way Liam Galagher sounds, and the way he writes his music are very similar. The New York Times Magazine said, Oasis second album (Whats the Story) Morning Glory, is also indebted to The Beatles. The singer Liam Gallagher sounds like a more ...
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433 wordsThe Beatles, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon changed the world of popular music forever. In 1969, the image of The Beatles was crumbling from within. But there was life after The Beatles demise for John Lennon. Lennon pursued his dreams of world peace with his wife Yoko Ono, from the breakup of The Beatles in 1970 (not official until 1975), until his murder in 1980. John Lennon began to release solo records. He recorded one of his most popular and influential solo s...
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582 wordsThe Beatles to this day are one of the most famous and popular rock n roll groups in the world. The Beatles include George Harrison, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), Paul McCartney, and Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr). All of the Beatles where born and raised in Liverpool, England. John Lennon was considered the leader of the band. George Harrison was the lead guitarist. John Lennon was a song writer, one of the two lead singers, and rhythm guitarist. Paul McCartney was a song writer, one of the two lea...
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John Lennon Imagine Song
226 wordsJohn Lennon's Imagine is one of the most inspirational songs of all time. It always made people think about the words of his song. Some questions rise, such as how would the world be if there was no violence, religion, or countries bound by boundaries? The song came at a time when there was alot of protest. Lennon was always one to think of peace and harmony and the basics of life. When Lennon writes, Imagine all the people living life in peace (11 - 12), he means that he wonders what the world ...
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Rock And Roll Rhythm And Blues
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Rock N Roll End Of The Year
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605 wordsShown Slivkof John Lennon 1940 - 1980 John Lennon, a singer, artist, guitar player, among many other things. What didnt he accomplish in a lifetime? John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, In Liverpool, England. When John was 4 years old his parents split up and John was sent to go live with his Aunt Mimi. As a child in school he was a prankster and enjoyed getting into lots of trouble all of the time. When he first to up the skill of drawing, he would sketch and draw crippled and deformed peop...
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John Lennon Wouldn T
366 wordsPioneer for love, sloganeer of peace, trendsetter for music, househusband, band- leader, class-clown, artist, composer, lyricist, hero. The list goes on and on to describe John Winston Ono Lennon; the world? s most influential character from the world? s most influential? rock? band. I am asked with whom I would most like to have dinner, and my reply is, of course, John Lennon. This John Lennon character would be the ideal person to meet because he has had a defining influence in my life, and al...
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1,278 wordsJohn Lennon: Greatest Artist and Advocate of Peace Outline I. Introduction A. Death of John Lennon B. Reshaping an entire generation C. Greatest singer / songwriter and advocate of peace II. Message of Peace A. Influence of the Beatles B. Opposing view of Beatles C. Power of Lennon s Music 1. Songs Voted Greatest Ever Written 2. New Album entered charts at No. 1 III. Model of Peace A. Peaceful Honeymoon B. Ignored hostility C. Media effectively spread the word IV. Prague s Lennon Wall/ End of Co...
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Sky With Diamonds Lucy In The Sky
1,654 wordsJohn Lennon's music reflected the life he led and the things in which he believed. Now Twenty years after his death, his music still speaks to people with great relevance. John Lennon, a member of the Beatles Was one of the greatest lyricists of all time. Even though he was cut down before his time, his lyrics remain as powerful and reflective today as ever. His enduring lyrics weave threads of his life, to create a beautiful tapestry of songs, which will endure and be sung for generations to co...
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Death Of His Mother Rock And Roll
1,315 wordsMini Documentary John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, England. When he was four years old, his parents separated and he ended up living with his Aunt Mimi. Johns father was a merchant seaman and John did not see a lot of his father when he was small. As a child, John was a prankster and he enjoyed getting in trouble. As a boy and young adult, John enjoyed drawing grotesque figures and cripples. One of the reasons for his obsession with cripples and deformities was because of the...
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Yoko Ono Death
1,328 wordsJohn Lennon's Death Traumatized America I just fired my body guard. It is my rationale If they? re good get ya, they? re good get you anyway. John Winston Lennon three weeks before his murder, December 8, 1980. Lennon was a musician, artist, activist, and poet. Because Lennon? s life was valued to many Americans, Lennon? s death emotionally shook thousands and traumatized America? s people. The bond Lennon shared with America, the timing of the death, and the irony of the crime, bruised the hear...
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941 wordsLennon/McCartney John Lennon and Paul McCartney are two of the greatest artists popular music has ever embraced. Their collaboration on early Beatles songs propelled the group to international fame. As the Beatles matured, however, the relationship between these two became more competitive than cooperative. They developed unique and surprisingly polar styles. In a 1980 Playboy interview John Lennon stated: You could say that (Paul) provided a lightness, an optimism, while I would always go for t...
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