john lennon

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

Self-Portrait Depicting John Lennon as Hitler Sells For $54,000

A sketch by John Lennon depicting himself as Adolf Hitler has sold for $54,000, Page Six reports. Lennon reportedly drew the self-portrait while attending Liverpool…
Tosten Burks / April 21, 2018

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover John Lennon, U2, and The Velvet Underground in Brazil

Eddie Vedder is squeezing in a three-night run of solo gigs during Pearl Jam's stint in Brazil, where they performed at the country's Lollapalooza festival on…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 30, 2018

Watch Paul McCartney Remember John Lennon During March For Our Lives Rally

Paul McCartney was among the massive throng of people out marching Saturday morning (March 24) for gun control. Stopped by CNN while he was…
Ryan Parker, Billboard / March 24, 2018

Yoko Ono Breaks Up John Lemon Lemonade Company

A Polish lemonade company called John Lemon has agreed to change its name to On Lemon after receiving a letter claiming trademark infringement from Yoko…
Taylor Berman / September 20, 2017

Arcade Fire – “Mind Games” (John Lennon Cover)

Arcade Fire have committed the version of John Lennon's "Mind Games" that they have performed during their tour dates behind their recent album Everything Now,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2017

Watch Arcade Fire Cover John Lennon’s “Mind Games” in Chicago

Arcade Fire played a Lollapalooza aftershow at the Metro in Chicago last night. After decrying all the negativity in the world, Win Butler launched into a…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 6, 2017

Lana Del Rey Really Made a Song With John Lennon’s Son Called “Tomorrow Never Came”

There was a time when Lana Del Rey's mere existence was controversial, her washed-out Americana aesthetic and gauzy, narcotized pop songs sparking more think pieces…
Jeremy Gordon / July 12, 2017

Yoko Ono Will Be Named a Co-Writer on John Lennon’s “Imagine” 46 Years After Its Release

It's been nearly half a century since the release of John Lennon's "Imagine," the titular track from his sophomore solo album and his most ubiquitous…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 15, 2017

Best Boy Band Solo Debut Singles, Ranked

Harry Styles' "Sign of the Times" was the classic debut single by an ex-boy bander that rockets straight to the top of the charts thanks…
SPIN Staff / April 20, 2017

Yoko Ono Co-Producing New Biopic About Herself and John Lennon

Yoko Ono is co-producing a new feature film about her relationship with John Lennon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. According co-producer Michael DeLuca (Fifty Shades…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 1, 2017

Pianist Plays John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Outside Site of Attacks at Paris Venue

Update 2: Coldplay also covered "Imagine" during their Friday night show at Los Angeles Belasco Theater. The band played a short acoustic set of songs from…
Harley Brown / November 14, 2015

Yoko Ono and Flaming Lips Cover John Lennon’s ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’

We at SPIN are of the opinion that mid-November is too early to start playing Christmas music. That said, a new cover of John Lennon…
James Grebey / November 20, 2014

Pearl Jam Celebrated John Lennon’s Birthday With Two Classic Covers

Over the course of his career with Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder has offered a handful of recorded tributes to the legacy of John Lennon, so…
Colin Joyce / October 12, 2014
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