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    Hook "Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted." I am John Winston Lennon. Background info I was born in Liverpool, England on October 9, 1940. My parents were Julia Stanley and Alfred Lennon. My parents divorced before I was 2 and I only saw my dad twice in the next 20 years. When I was only 5 went to live with his mother's sister, "Aunt Mimi". I attended Liverpool's Dovedale Primary school and Quarry Bank High School. Event #1 I got my first guitar through a mail order ad when I was 16. Then just a year later Paul McCartney noticed one of my performances at them Woolton Parish Church and invited me to his group, "The Quarrymen." Event #2 In 1958 George Harrison is introduced to our group and the Beatles make their debut in Hamburg, West Germany, with Stu Sutcliffe on bass and…

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    Retreat Reflection Paper

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    old friends, I can encounter him acting through others. I have felt God’s presence when someone dropped an arrangement of lawn flowers on my doorstep. In a similar manner, when I get toppled over by dogs, in happy anticipation for a walk. The holy spirit is in those moments that make me smile. I see God’s love for me when I get a 3 paragraph text message from my father, reminding me to keep my head up when I have had a tough week. Pointing out to me, how it will subside and his belief in me to…

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    A deep long sigh escaped my lip as I walked into the tunnel, which led to the player’s changing rooms. My eyes watched the spectators gather for what would surely be one of the greatest rugby matches in history. Each of their faces were filled with anticipation and eager for the match to begin but also many had sorrow in their eyes. The match would be one of the saddest matches too as people gathered to remember the coach that had supported so many players throughout their careers, Scott Evans.…

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    John Lennon's band, The Beatles have sold over 203,500,000 albums worldwide. The Beatles impact on music and their worldwide success makes them one of the most successful rock groups of all time. Throughout John’s life he has aimed for the good in humanity, his impact on culture has never been seen before. John had always expressed his true view and his immense push for peace and happiness has changed the world forever. John Winston Lennon is born on October 9, 1940 amidst a blitzkrieg attack…

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    Equality In the era of 1960s to the 80s, the world of pop rock bands wouldn’t be the same if John Lennon never existed. Can we all just thank him for forming the legendary, shaggy-haired, suited-up group of The Beatles? The singer-songwriter created masterpieces during his time with the iconic English pop rock band. Some of the best rocked songs they had were, “Please, Please Me” and “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” Although like other bands, fame comes with challenges and their light had to die down. …

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    Introduction John Winston Lennon was born a simple man, but his musical talents helped shape the history of rock and roll and he continues to inspire thirty-five years after his death. John’s life was a struggle when he was younger, however, he used his musical talents to become one of the greatest selling artists of all time. John grew up in Liverpool, England and went to school at the Liverpool Arts College. John was born in 1940. His mother was unable to take care of him, so she gave him…

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    When someone says “the Beatles” you most likely picture the iconic band, the Beatles. That’s because in 1956, four friends made a band that stormed the whole world, climbing their way to the top. The fab four consisting of Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, and George Harrison. Their journey on being one of the biggest influences in rock ‘n’ roll history. From their major works, to their billions of records sold. Their life during the Beatles, and the achievements made after. This is a…

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    front man of Radiohead, one of the most critically well-received bands of the past few decades. But Thom Yorke has had an interesting life - one that includes many other creative ventures aside from the band he became famous with. Find out more about the iconic singer in the first half of this list below. Number Fifteen: He Has Very Eclectic Taste in Music. This should not be surprising to anyone who is familiar with the range of his music. But his taste ranges from alternative rock to all…

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    allowing outrageous opinions to be published as fact. The opinion in question is that of Yoko Ono’s contribution to contemporary art as a multi-cultural icon. This paper will argue that the only boundaries that exist, stem from those who have superficial authority over an artist’s career. The simple fact that this author had developed such a specifically vague list of artistic denominations that Yoko influenced, yet she refused to accept them, is in itself hilarious. First of all, there is…

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    LIFE AFTER THE BEATLES After the breakup of The Beatles, Lennon expected to feel free and liberated but felt the opposite. Lennon, with the encouragement of Yoko Ono, turned to “primal scream therapy,” where he relived traumatic moments of his childhood and relieved the tension that built up through screaming and crying. Lennon later said, “I’m not bitter anymore . . . I meditate and I cry” (Corbin 99). Lennon and Yoko Ono had a falling out in 1973, when she forced Lennon to move out. Lennon…

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