Running Press, 17 авг. 2007 г. - Всего страниц: 296
A quarter of a century after his death, the questions remain: what was John Lennon really like, what drove him to the heights of creativity and the depths of despair, and why do his music and message still resonate for millions around the world? Now acclaimed broadcast journalist and author Larry Kane uncovers the mysteries of Lennon's life and implodes the myths surrounding it. Kane definitely has the right credentials for the job. He was the only American reporter to travel in the Beatles' official entourage to every stop on their history-making first American tours, and he stayed in touch with Lennon until an assassin ended the former Beatles' life in 1980. Lennon Revealed is filled with revelations about John Lennon's path from public glory to personal crisis, and ultimately to his inspiring rebirth and the triumph of his spirit. Drawing on extensive personal accounts and extraordinary new interviews with more than 100 confidants-most notably, Yoko Ono-Kane presents stunning revelations and brings the reader closer than ever to the man who, in life and in death, has had an incalculable impact on humanity. Includes an exclusive DVD featuring the final interview with Lennon and Paul McCartney, conducted by Larry Kane.
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I was just a young musician hanging out with my idol. I wanted to be him, and I
remember he would always let me ask one Beatles question every time I was
with him . . . then he would tell me to f%#k off! One drunken night, John put his
I relished the many nuances he revealed about the man who changed my life,
and learned the kind of details that any fan would love to read about—Mario the
young confidant who passed John's letters to Yoko and May; Petula Clark singing
My letter to Beatles manager Brian Epstein included a business card that listed
all seven of my company's radio stations, six of them oriented to black audiences
who were hardly Beatles fans. Epstein did not know I was so young, but he did ...
Across the street, on the south side, he spotted a couple of young men. One of
them came up and asked, “Did you just interview John Lennon?” Before he could
answer, the man walked away. Sholin says there was no doubt—because the ...
At approximately 10:52 p.m., police officer Stephen Spiro arrived at the Seventy-
second Street archway entrance to the Dakota where he found John Lennon
gravely wounded, and a young man sitting a few feet away reading the J.D.
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As the only American journalist who traveled with the Beatles on their first U.S. tour and someone who had contact with John Lennon over many years, Kane (Ticket To Ride ) has plenty of insight into ... Читать весь отзыв