The woman John Lennon could never get. That’s Astrid Kirchherr. The man who could? Stuart Sutcliff, the fifth Beatle. What story is more interesting than the rise of the Fab Four? The story of the Fab Fifth: Stu and his lover Astrid. Germany 1960. She’s a photographer, he’s an artist and bassist in the soon-to-be biggest band in the world.
Thorald and Isaac Koren of The Kin have written an original song for the documentary, Genius on Hold, with the help of producer Jack Douglas (John Lennon, New York Dolls). The film is about an inventor who turns to the mafia for revenge after his patents are stolen by the Bell telephone company.
In honor of John Lennon’s recent birthday, illustrator Fred Noland posted a comic he did commemorating his experience as a young child coping with Lennon’s death and with the idea of death itself.
One listen to InnerSpeaker and you’d think the superbly talented John Lennon has somehow resurrected from the grave. The reality is, Tame Impala vocalist/guitarist Kevin Parker shares an eerie vocal resemblance with the Beatle and I can’t stop spinning this album in every personal hi-fi I own. Everything from the boldly nostalgic artwork to the […]
John Lennon denied this track was ever about LSD. Really? Well, ok. Whoever created the Yellow Submarine animation was certainly, ah, influenced by the pleasures of the time. Lennon instead claimed that the song was based around a painting his young son Julian did of his childhood friend, Lucy O’Donnell, who sadly died from lupus […]