John Lennon, the renowned English singer, will forever be associated with the legendary band "The Beatles," which he founded. He's often credited with igniting the "Beatlemania" craze that swept the world. In his early years, Lennon drew musical inspiration from the great Elvis Presley, but it was his collaboration with Paul McCartney that truly made history. Little did anyone know that this dynamic duo would go on to form one of the most successful bands of all time, leaving an indelible mark on the music industry.
During the '60s, The Beatles were extremely popular with the ladies, especially in the music industry ad. Their loving fans went crazy for songs like "She Loves You" and "I Want To Hold Your Hand." So much so, the intense fan frenzy was confined 'Beatlemania' and is reminisced even to this day.
After releasing their last recorded album as a band, "Abbey Roads" in 1969. John Lennon went on to excellently collaborate with other musicians like Elton John, David Bowie and his wife Yoko Ono.
The couple made headlines during the Vietnam War with a peaceful protest contrary to the war known as 'bed-ins.' John and Yoko sat in bed for two weeks at a time, sought demands to stop the war.
The activist and iconic singer died tragically after being assassinated by a crazy fan. Yet, John Lennon lives on today because of the musical work and the John Lennon Wall in Prague. The famed wall serves as a symbol of peace, non-violent rebellion, free speech, and memorial.