john lennon

Little Richard, the Beatles and Gene Vincent (Animated for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

Radio.com Minimation: John Lennon on the Beatles Opening for Little Richard and Gene Vincent

On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1975 interview with John Lennon, where he recalled the days when the Beatles opened for Little Richard and Gene Vincent.

10/13/2014

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John Lennon’s Solo Material Added to Spotify

Spotify just landed another Beatle.

10/07/2014

Bun E. Carlos and Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick (animated for Radio.com by MB X. McClain)

Radio.com Minimation: Cheap Trick on Getting Cut from John Lennon’s ‘Double Fantasy’

Like most bands of their generation, the guys from Cheap Trick were huge Beatles fans. So it must have been a thrill when guitarist Rick Nielsen and drummer Bun E. Carlos were invited to play on a John Lennon album.

09/26/2014

The Beatles in 1963 (Terry Fincher/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles Offer ‘4,’ a Free EP of Solo Tracks

Universal Music confirmed to Radio.com that this is the first time that solo songs from the Beatles have been packaged together in this way,

09/25/2014

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John Lennon’s Killer Says He’s ‘Sorry For Being Such An Idiot’

More than 30 years after killing John Lennon, Mark David Chapman is finally showing a bit of remorse.

08/28/2014

Mark David Chapman NYPD Mug Shot 12/09/1980 (Credit: NYPD)

John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

08/22/2014

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Waylon Jennings Auction Includes Handwritten Letter to John Lennon, Willie Nelson’s Braids

Phoenix’s Musical Instrument Museum will host an auction of Waylon Jennings memorabilia this October, put together by his widow, Jessi Colter.

08/07/2014

Eddie Vedder (Jason Oxenham/Getty Images)

Watch Eddie Vedder’s Poignant Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder just wants peace.

07/21/2014

One of John Lennon’s drawings, from 1964, set to go up for auction at Sotheby’s. (credit: Sotheby’s)

John Lennon Artworks, Writings Exceed Projected Auction Estimates

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The whimsical drawings and manuscripts John Lennon produced for his two critically acclaimed books were skyrocketing past their pre-sale auction estimates Tuesday.

06/04/2014

Paul McCartney (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Talks ’70s Beatles Reunion Offers in KROQ Interview

Paul McCartney called into Los Angeles’s KROQ (a Radio.com station) during the Kevin and Bean show this morning to plug his current “Out There” tour, which hits Dodger Stadium on Aug. 10. During their conversation, they discussed everything from the Beatles to Dave Grohl to his daughter’s musical taste.

05/06/2014

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