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41 Years Ago: John Lennon and Harry Nilsson Tossed From Troubadour for Heckling

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Maureen Donaldson, Getty Images

The evening that drinking buddy Harry Nilsson introduced John Lennon to the brandy Alexander cocktail wouldn't end well.

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John Lennon’s ‘Paperback Writer’ Guitar Purchased by Indianapolis Colts Owner

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Hulton Archive, Keystone, Getty Images

The Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Nashville model hollow body guitar that John Lennon used while recording the Beatles' "Paperback Writer" has changed hands, with Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay purchasing the instrument for more than $500,000.

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49 Years Ago: John Lennon’s ‘Beatles More Popular Than Jesus’ Story Is Published

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Keystone Features, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

On March 4, 1966, an article appeared in the London Evening Standard that would cause an uproar and ripple for some time.

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40 Years Ago: John Lennon Returns to His ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Roots

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Central Press, Hulton Archive, Getty Images

In a way, John Lennon's 'Rock 'N' Roll' album is the back-to-basics record the Beatles' 'Let It Be' was supposed to be.

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Watch ‘Paul McCartney’ Explain Kanye West to ‘John Lennon’

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YouTube

Comedian Dana Carvey imagines how Paul McCartney would explain Kanye West to John Lennon.

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John Lennon’s Son Is Being Sued for $10 Million Over a Tree

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Rahav Segev, Getty Images

Sean Lennon's next-door neighbors in New York's West Village -- who just happen to be the parents of Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei -- are suing him for a whopping $10 million over a tree.

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45 Years Ago: John Lennon Hustles Out ‘Instant Karma!’

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YouTube

Written, recorded and released over a period of just 10 days, John Lennon's 'Instant Karma!' was a huge hit, boasted one of rock's most inventive drum fills -- and had sweeping implications for the Beatles.

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57 Years Ago: George Harrison Joins John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men

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The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.

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Watch Trailer for Al Pacino’s John Lennon-Inspired Movie ‘Danny Collins’

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’Danny Collins,’ a movie inspired by a real-life story that involved John Lennon and features songs by the late Beatle, will open in theaters next month.

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45 Years Ago: John Lennon and Yoko Ono Donate Their Hair

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Any world-famous rock star can write a check in support of a pet charity project.

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