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John Lennon


John Lennon married avant-garde artist, Yoko Ono.
  English rock star, guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles; also wrote solo hits such as Imagine; tragically murdered due to his fame by someone who was insane (1940-1980)
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  • John Lennon married avant-garde artist, Yoko Ono.
  • "Just don’t kill John Lennon or anything."
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • When he faced our section, I saw he was wearing dark round sunglasses like the ones John Lennon wore.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • In the end, the magazine compared him with John Lennon from the Beatles.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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  • He had long gray hair pulled back into a ponytail that reached his waist, and his glasses were the same kind John Lennon had favored.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • I scrapped that project, but did finish John Lennon.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • Here is John Lennon, in an interview after the Beatles disbanded, talking about the band’s performances at a Hamburg strip club called the Indra: We got better and got more confidence.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • When we reached the kitchen we saw the bead curtain was drawn across the entryway to the study, and beyond it Paul’s voice had given way to John Lennon’s.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Beatle assassin Mark David Chapman will legally change his name to John Lennon and begin a new career as a rock lyricist from his prison cell on murderer’s row.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • I was taught more about John Lennon than I was about Thomas Jefferson.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II

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  • I listened to the protest songs of Bob Dylan; John Lennon; Peter, Paul, and Mary; the Byrds; and others, and owned a number of their recordings.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, came to the United States in February of 1964, starting the so-called British Invasion of the American music scene and putting out a string of hit records that transformed the face of popular music.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The Talib in the John Lennon sunglasses was looking down at another man squatting next to the hole, tossing a rock up and down in his hand.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • John Lennon walked back to the mound.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • I would finish up the many projects I’d started while under the influence ’a macram’ wall hanging, a portrait of John Lennon, a song I’d written about my walk with the monster.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • The door opened and the two armed men returned, between them the tall Talib in white, still wearing his dark John Lennon glasses, looking like some broad— shouldered, NewAge mystic guru.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
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Associated words [difficulty]:   John Lennon [7] , The Beatles [4] , George Harrison [8] , Paul McCartney [8] , Ringo Starr [9]
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