john lennon

The 35 Greatest Rock and Roll TV Moments Before the ’90s

From the Beatles to Iggy Pop, here are rock and roll's best television moments of all-time.
SPIN Staff / October 12, 2019

Why John Lennon Was “Terrified” to Meet Elvis Presley

On what would've been his 79th birthday, read an in-depth conversation with the late Beatle.
Francis Schoenberger / October 9, 2019

Taped Conversation Reveals The Beatles Were Planning More Albums After Abbey Road

Conventional wisdom suggests the Beatles made 1969’s Abbey Road as a sort of goodbye present to their fans, that they set aside their considerable differences…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / September 11, 2019

Bob Dylan: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. Bob Dylan, poet laureate, prophet in a motorcycle jacket. Mystery tramp. Napoleon…
Scott Cohen / September 8, 2019

Hall & Oates: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 Issue of SPIN. "I am he, the light-bearer, Lucifer, the morning star!" shouts the handsome…
Timothy White / August 31, 2019

Parliament-Funkadelic: Our 1985 Interview With George Clinton

This article originally appeared in the October 1985 issue of SPIN. Where it all began is a barbershop in Plainfield, New Jersey, back in…
Greg Tate / August 25, 2019

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

Listen to Miley Cyrus’ Cover of “Happy Xmas (The War is Over)” Featuring Mark Ronson and Sean Lennon

Last night, Miley Cyrus released a cover of John Lennon and Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band's 1971 single "Happy Xmas (The War Is Over.)" The cover…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 14, 2018

Listen to a New Demo and Studio Outtake of The Beatles’ “Glass Onion” From the 50th Anniversary Edition of the White Album

The Beatles' 50th anniversary edition of the White Album is due out on a week from today. In its most expansive deluxe version, the set…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 2, 2018

John Lennon and Yoko Ono Biopic to Be Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée

Sharp Objects and Big Little Lies director Jean-Marc Vallée has been tapped by Universal Pictures to helm a biopic about John Lennon and Yoko Ono's relationship, Deadline…
Maggie Serota / October 24, 2018

Stream Yoko Ono’s New Album Warzone

Yoko Ono has released her new album Warzone, which is out via her son Sean Lennon's label Chimera. The album follows 2016's Yes I'm a…
Isabella Castro-Cota / October 19, 2018

Listen to Yoko Ono’s New Version of John Lennon’s “Imagine”

Earlier this year, Yoko Ono announced a new album Warzone, consisting of new versions of songs she's recorded or been involved with throughout her career.
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 9, 2018

Paul McCartney Reveals the Only Song John Lennon Ever Complimented Him On

Paul McCartney is busy on the press tour for his recently released new album Egypt Station, which means that we just got an extensive GQ profile in which the Knight…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 29, 2018

John Lennon’s Imagine to Be Reissued as Six-Disc Box Set

John Lennon's Imagine is receiving a deluxe reissue via Universal Music that will include six discs of music. The former Beatle's iconic second solo album will be…
Andy Cush / August 23, 2018

A New Version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Imagine Film Is Coming to Theaters

A restored and reassembled version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1972 Imagine music film and pseudo-documentary is coming to select theaters on September 17. The movie, which…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 14, 2018
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