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Quotes About John Lennon

Working on my own vocals is something Ive been avoiding. But, Im constantly thinking of ways to be able to include my own vocals without getting embarrassed. Even John Lennon wasnt comfortable on hearing his voice.
— Hans-Peter Lindstrøm —

The problem with Double Fantasy was the arrangement whereby they alternated John Lennon tracks with Yoko Ono tracks. You couldn't escape Yoko for more than four minutes at a time.

— Adrian McKinty

If John Lennon was right that life is what happens when you're making other plans, parenthood is what happens when everything is flipped over and spilling everywhere and you can't find a towel or a sponge or your "inside" voice.

— Kelly Corrigan

[Lennie meets Joe - he works out that she was named after John Lennon]
I nod. "Mom was a hippie." This is northern Northern California after all - the final frontier of freakerdom. Just in the eleventh grade we have a girl named Electricity, a guy named Magic Bus, and countless flowers: Tulip, Begonia, and Poppy - all parent-given-on-the-birth-certificate names. Tulip is a two-ton bruiser of a guy who would be the star of out football team if we were the kind of school that has optional morning meditation in the gym

— Jandy Nelson

I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

— Yancy Butler

I truly miss the genius of the music of John Lennon, as I'm sure everybody does.

— Peter Fonda

When I brought 'El Topo' to New York, no one understood the picture. But John Lennon understood. John and Yoko Ono, they presented 'El Topo' in the United States; they introduced it.

— Alejandro Jodorowsky

There weren't a lot of girl singers around. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the guys I looked up to.

— Rick Springfield

Have you seen interviews with the young John Lennon or Bob Dylan, when the reporter tries to ask about their personal selves? The boys deflect these queries with withering sarcasm. Why? Because Lennon and Dylan know that the part of them that writes the songs is not "them," not the personal self that is of such surpassing fascination to their boneheaded interrogators. Lennon and Dylan also know that the part of themselves that does the writing is too sacred, too precious, too fragile to be redacted into sound bites for the titillation of would-be idolators (who are themselves caught up in their own Resistance).

— Steven Pressfield

Imagine if someone like John Lennon or Bob Marley, Sid Vicious, Picasso, whomever, were doing their work, and some corporation, some CEO, some branding entity was saying to you, 'Well, you can do that, but you've got to remove this aspect of your work.' There would no longer be that purity anymore.

— Madonna Ciccone

Music doesn't always bring me to tears; if I hear "Love" by John Lennon at a vulnerable moment it will bring me to tears.

— Lou Barlow

I like people like Ani DiFranco, a band called Elbow, of course John Lennon, George Harrison, Barry White. I have a lot of different influences and hopefully they all come together and make some sense.

— Billy Boyd

John Lennon was brilliant, so gifted, so giving. He was the Bach, Beethoven, the Rachmaninoff of our time.

— Sid Bernstein

After the shooting of John Lennon and the early death of so many great stars and the utter naked venal mercantile marketing of pop music and rock music, I don't think anyone really believes that music is anything more than another commodity.

— Stephen Fry

George Harrison and John Lennon were the ones most against touring ... I'd been trying to say ..Ah, tourings good and it keeps us sharp .. but finally I agreed with them

— Paul McCartney

Jean-Baptiste Mondino: "She's John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the same time".

— Madonna Ciccone

Artists are magicians and I definitely think John Lennon was a Wizard.

— Yoko Ono

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