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Bigger Than Jesus

It seems only appropriate that the single most controversial quote from the Beatles, by any Beatle, was uttered by John Lennon, the group’s unspoken leader and most colorful member. On March 4, 1966, the following was said by Lennon: Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn’t argue about that. I’m right and I will be proved right. […]

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The First Time John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr Played Together

It was the autumn of 1960 in Hamburg, Germany. The young, fledgling group who had recently changed their name officially to “The Beatles” were playing at a local club called The Kaiserkeller. Hamburg was a vice-ridden city, a 24-hour-a-day unofficial red light district in itself. Hookers, pimps, thugs, gangsters, drug dealers, and various sundry “characters” and habitues roamed the streets […]

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