The Beatles: John Lennon drops TRUTH behind The Ballad of John and Yoko tribute song

Sunday, September 06, 2020

John Lennon: Son Julian discusses Yoko Ono in 1999

The Beatles engaged in a tumultuous relationship with their guitarist and singer John Lennon. The supposed "feud" between Lennon and his pal Paul McCartney has been well publicised, especially when it came to discussing Lennon's wife Yoko Ono.

When Ono came onto the scene a lot of speculation began that she was somehow hindering the band.

Despite this, Lennon went on to write a heartfelt song, The Ballad of John and Yoko in a B-side record alongside Old Brown Shoe.

Although Ono was criticised by both McCartney and Lennon's fans, the song is certainly one of the band's more emotionally charged songs.

In 1980 and 1969 Lennon spoke out about the song, and what it really meant to him to write it.

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