Only four men were Beatles. One of them was John Lennon. Therein lies the great fact of Lennon’s creative and personal life as a soloist. Or perhaps it is most appropriate to say that Lennon was a “duo artist,” since the entirety of his solo career was circumscribed by his artistic and personal relationship with Yoko Ono, who became his paramour in mid-1968 and his wife on March 20, 1969, and who served, for better and for worse, as his catalyst for the remainder of his too-short life.
Of all the Beatles, Lennon perhaps chafed the... Read More