John Lennon: Life Is What Happens

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John Lennon: Life is What Happens celebrates the life and times of one of the most influential musicians in pop music history. A singer, songwriter, artist, social activist, husband and father, Lennon's genius inspired a generation -- and continues to do so today some 30 years after his death.

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  • John Lennon: Life Is What Happens

    1. 1. John Lennon:Life is WhatHappensby John M. Borack
    2. 2. beginningsJohn Lennon was born in Liverpool,England, on Oct. 9, 1940. He formedThe Beatles with Paul McCartney andGeorge Harrison in 1958. John Lennon: Life Is What Happens by John M. Borack
    3. 3. BeatlemaniaThe Beatles have sold an estimate of morethan a billion records worldwide. John Lennon: Life Is What Happens by John M. Borack
    4. 4. Courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries
    5. 5. Changes• Jan. 1968 - Beatles start Apple Corps, Ltd.• Mar. 1969 - John and Yoko marry in Gibraltar followed by press conference in bed.• Jan. 1969 - Beatles final public performance on Apple headquarters rooftop.• Sep. 1969 - John leaves the Beatles shortly before Abbey Road release.• Dec. 1969 - John and Yoko launch “War Is Over” campaign with UNICEF. John Lennon: Life Is What Happens by John M. Borack
    6. 6. soloImagine, probably Lennons most popularsolo album, was released in 1971. Its titletrack has been adopted by peace activistsaround the world. John Lennon: Life Is What Happens by John M. Borack
    7. 7. HomeJohn Lennon trades a rock and roll lifestylefor family after being granted permanentresidency in the United States.Lennon, who was married twice, had a sonwith each wife. John Lennon: Life Is What Happens by John M. Borack
    8. 8. December 8, 1980 “Former Beatle John Lennon was shot to death late Monday outside his Upper West Side apartment building”Associated Press release John Lennon: Life Is What Happens by John M. Borack
    9. 9. “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” - John Lennon
    10. 10. Lennon, along with Paul McCartney, isconsidered one of the most influentialsinger-songwriters of the 20th century.  In 2004, John Lennon was voted thegreatest rock n roll icon of all time inBritains Q music magazine.
    11. 11. To see an excerpt on Scrib’d, please visit Life Is What Happens Join the community on Facebook Purchase the bookPublished by: Krause Publications (F&W Media)
    12. 12. John Lennon: Life is What Happens by John M. Borack John M. Borack, author of John Lennon: Life is What Happens, is a Beatles collector and a Southern California-based music journalist whose reviews, columns and feature articles have appeared in periodicals such as Goldmine and Amplifier. Borack has also contributed to The Trouser Press Guide to ’90’s Rock, and has penned the extensive notes for Rhino Records’ Poptopia! Power Pop Classics of the ’80’s, and has served as executive producer for the CD compilations Right to Chews: Bubblegum Classics Revisited.
    13. 13. This presentation was created by: www.FSBAssociates.com |

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