Author(s): John Lennon
John Lennon was a world famous and influential singer/songwriter and former member of the Beatles. Here he discusses his life and achievements in a series of interviews from the BBC radio and TV archive: 'Tonight', broadcast on BBC TV, 18 June 1965 (featuring Kenneth Allsop); 'The World of Books', broadcast on BBC Radio, 3 July 1965 (featuring Wilfred De'Ath); 'The Beatles in New York', broadcast on BBC Radio, 30 August 1965 (featuring Brian Mathew); 'Release', broadcast on BBC TV, 22 June 1968 (featuring Peter Lewis, Victor Spinetti); BBC Radio archive interview, dated 30 March 1969 (featuring Bob Parrin); BBC Radio archive interview, dated 1 January 1970 (featuring David Wigg, Yoko Ono); 'The Lennon Tapes', broadcast on BBC Radio, 18 & 21 January 1981 (featuring Andy Peebles, Yoko Ono). John Lennon In His Own Words is an AudioGO Production.
Former Beatle and musical icon John Lennon talks about his life and career in these fascinating interviews from the BBC archives.
Before he was a singer, a Beatle, or a music legend, JOHN LENNON was an artist. Professionally trained, he attended the prestigious Liverpool Art Institute from 1957 to 1960. Although Lennon is best known as a singer-songwriter, his legacy was also one of social revolution, humanitarianism, and artistry. His artwork lives on as an inspiring tribute to his hope for global peace and love.