Happy Birthday John

    A Special News Feature from Beatles News  Thursday, October 30, 2014 

























This year marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of John Lennon!

There are multiple events, films, CDs, tours, shows, books, exhibits, festivals taking place throughout the world to celebrate this landmark occasion. It's bittersweet of course because John isn't here to share the celebrations and receive the thanks of millions of us for the pleasure and enlightenment he gave us, and gives us still.

This website is a place where admirers can find out about the various events taking place, and products being released that are part of the celebrations. If there's something taking place that isn't mentioned here, let us know and we'll share it with everyone!

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Stars come together to salute John Lennon's 70th birthday

Charity Concert This Saturday in NYC Features Artists Aged Nine to Ninety

This Saturday, October 9th, is the exact 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth. There are multiple celebrations taking place worldwide. But one of the most poignant and joyous salutes will take place in a concert hall in Manhattan that is just 6 blocks from both the Dakota building where John Lennon lived for the last 9 years of his life - and from the Strawberry Fields Memorial to Lennon in Central Park.

For in the concert hall of the quaintly named "Society For Ethical Culture" (located at the corner of West 64th Street and Central Park West) this Saturday night will be a collection of music stars and friends of John Lennon who are gathering to pay an informal musical tribute to Lennon with a charity concert benefitting the human rights organization Amnesty International.

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The Nowhere Boy trailer now available online

This is the new, official trailer for "Nowhere Boy".


View the Nowhere Boy Trailer

The film is about John Lennon's crucial teenage years and the evolution of his first band The Quarrymen into the Beatles. It depicts John's historic first meeting with Paul McCartney, the arrival of George Harrison into the group and the development of the Lennon-McCartney songwriting partnership.

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The Quarrymen Happy Birthday John! Tour

The Quarrymen are touring America this Fall to celebrate the 70th birthday of their old childhood friend and former band-mate, John Lennon.

The Quarrymen "Happy Birthday John!" Tour will see them perform 16 shows in just 17 days! Not even the Beatles in their touring heyday performed with such intensity! The first 15 of their shows will feature the band in a unique double-bill with special sneak previews of the new John Lennon biopic "Nowhere Boy".

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