John Lennon

ALBUM (1970)

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band John Lennon Apple/EMI

Sunday, 29 April, 2012, 12:00am

Stolen Souls

Stolen Souls by Stuart Neville Harvill Secker (e-book)

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Joichi Ito (below), one of the world's leading techno-futurist entrepreneurs, was in Hong Kong last week to give a speech about 21st-century innovation and creativity. The chairman of Creative Commons, Ito has also found time to popularise several genres of electronic music in Japan and bring underground fashion label Anarchic Adjustment to the country.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Please please me by becoming my bride

Beatlemania brought Paul Lam and Janice Yip together, and also played a role in Paul's proposal a decade after they first met. Paul, an accountant, and Janice, a lawyer, wed today at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Pok Fu Lam. They will hold a banquet in the Conrad hotel's ballroom to celebrate with more than 400 friends and relatives.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Biopic captures turbulent youth of a pop genius

Music legend John Lennon has been called a lot of things, including 'hypocrite' and 'phoney'. After watching Sam Taylor-Wood's biopic, Nowhere Boy, you have to add 'human tug-of-war rope' to the list.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

How Lennon became an icon

Music legend John Lennon has been called a lot of things, including 'hypocrite' and 'phoney'. After watching Sam Taylor-Wood's biopic, Nowhere Boy, you have to add 'human tug-of-war rope' to the list.

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The boy who would be John

The Beatles are the most popular rock band ever to grace album covers and play in stadiums across the world. Four decades after the Fab Four disbanded, there's still great interest in them, especially in iconic front man John Lennon.

28 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

ALBUM (1980)

Double Fantasy John Lennon and Yoko Ono Geffen

John Lennon became a father in April 1963, when Julian Lennon was born, shortly after the release of The Beatles' first album, and when Lennon (the second-oldest Beatle) was only 23.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

From the vault: 1968

Beggars Banquet

The Rolling Stones


23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Buy a CD and help save lives

Following John Lennon's advice that 'a dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together, is reality', 24 world renowned artists have come together in aid of Amnesty International's Campaign to Save Darfur.

Featuring Lennon covers by artists such as U2, Green Day, Avril Lavigne, the double album offers a new twist to familiar tunes.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Detours: Magical history tour

Japan may seem like a strange location for a museum dedicated to the life and work of John Lennon, but remember that line: 'Imagine there's no countries ...' And although the Beatles made only one short visit to Japan, Beatlemania persists here.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

The US vs John Lennon

The US vs John Lennon

Featuring: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, George McGovern, Tariq Ali

Directors: David Leaf and John Scheinfield

The film: Fans of the Beatle-turned-peacenik will find much to savour in this documentary about Lennon's politically engaged years.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

revenge of the nerds

If you hate direct confrontation but have recently been fired or dumped, electronic revenge is at hand. No, I'm not suggesting you wire up your antagonist to the mains. If you must vent bitterness, consider instead enlisting the internet and e-mail, which represent an increasingly popular course of retribution. Just look at what axed English insurance clerk David Lennon, 19, did.

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Lennon lauds massive progress by HK jumpers in past year

With their horses kicking back and enjoying the peace of Malaysia's Cameron Highlands after the excitement of the KL World Cup final in Kuala Lumpur last weekend, the triumphant Hong Kong squad are hoping to raise the bar again.

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

New York

What's going on around the globe

I don't usually need an excuse to meander around New York's Central Park - it's a break from the hurly-burly of the city, which is exactly what it was designed to be. But for 16 days in February there was an extra incentive to visit.

6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am