We look at three British rock legends who became tax exiles in the '70s.
We revisit some of the highlights and lowlights from John Lennon's 18-month separation from Yoko Ono.
John Lennon's first collection of short stories, poems and drawings was published on March 23, 1964.
Today their acclaim is universal but in 1964 Simon & Garfunkel’s debut LP ‘Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.’ flopped. Subtitled “Exciting new sounds in the folk tradition,” the acoustic album only sold about 2,000 copies. A mix of Paul Simon originals, folk covers and traditional tunes, its highlight was a Simon composition recorded on March 10, 1964, ‘The Sounds of Silence.’
Rockers love to record media name check songs because they can settle scores, or even get the last word when criticized by snotty newspaper reporters. And sometimes artists will drop a TV news anchor's name into a tune to convey that something is an important event.