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John Lennon 1940–80 and Paul McCartney 1942– 

John Lennon 1940–80 and Paul McCartney 1942–    Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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...1John John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singers and songwriters . See also lennon , mccartney All you need is love. title of song (1967) All you need is love All you need is love For I don't care too much for money, For money can't buy me love. ‘Can't Buy Me Love’ (1964 song) money can't buy me love money can't buy me love money can't buy me love All the lonely people, where do they all come from? ‘Eleanor Rigby’ (1966 song) All the lonely people where do they all come from where do they all come ...

John Lennon 1940–80 and Paul McCartney 1942– 

John Lennon 1940–80 and Paul McCartney 1942–    Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (8 ed.)

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...0John02 John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s . See also lennon , mccartney For I don't care too much for money, For money can't buy me love. ‘Can't Buy Me Love’ (1964 song) don't care too much for money money can't buy me love money can't buy me love money can't buy me love Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church where a wedding has been, Lives in a dream. Waits at the window. ‘Eleanor Rigby’ (1966 song) Eleanor Rigby Waits at the window All the lonely people, where do they...

John Lennon 1940–80 and Paul McCartney 1942– 

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...0John1 John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s . See also Lennon All you need is love. title of song (1967) For I don't care too much for money, For money can't buy me love. ‘Can't Buy Me Love’ (1964 song) money can't buy me love money can't buy me love money can't buy me love All the lonely people, where do they all come from? ‘Eleanor Rigby’ (1966 song) All the lonely people where do they all come from where do they all come from Give peace a chance. title of song (1969) Give ...

John Lennon

John Lennon  

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...
Let's Active

Let's Active  

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Ostensibly the vehicle for veteran US all-rounder Mitch Easter, Let’s Active issued three melodic albums during the mid-80s. Easter previously played alongside various members of the dB’s in the ...
Beatles, The

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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...The , a popular music group from Liverpool consisting of George Harrison ( 1943–  ), John Lennon ( 194080 ), Paul McCartney ( 1942–  ), and Ringo Starr ( 1940–  ), which enjoyed enormous international acclaim from 1963 until it disbanded in 1970 . Lennon and McCartney composed most of the group's repertoire, showing increasingly innovative melodic and lyrical abilities as their careers progressed. In 1965 each of the members was awarded the MBE. Their work took on a markedly experimental character in the Revolver album of 1966 . ...

Beatles, The

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World Encyclopedia

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...in Liverpool in 1960 , The Beatles initially consisted of John Lennon ( 194080 ), Paul McCartney ( 1942 – ), George Harrison ( 1943–2001 ), and Pete Best ( 1941 – ). In 1962 Best was replaced by Ringo Starr ( Richard Starkey , 1940 – ). The Beatles' early style was US-derivative rhythm and blues blended with Lennon and McCartney 's song-writing talent and attractive harmonies. Between 1964 and 1970 , they dominated pop music with 18 albums, including Revolver ( 1966 ) and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ( 1967 ). After 1966 ...

Loneliness

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...angst: fears of dying alone and being found three weeks later half-eaten by an Alsatian. Helen Fielding 1958 –   English writer Bridget Jones's Diary (1996) All the lonely people, where do they all come from? John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘Eleanor Rigby’ (1966 song) All the lonely people where do they all come from where do they all come from Only the lonely (know the way I feel). Roy Orbison 1936 – 88 and Joe Melson American singer and songwriter title of song...

Opportunity

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...a ticket to ride, but she don't care. John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘Ticket to Ride’ (1965 song) She's got a ticket to ride She's got a ticket to ride she don't care La carrière ouverte aux talents. The career open to the talents. Napoleon I 1769 – 1821 French monarch , emperor 1804–15 Barry E. O'Meara Napoleon in Exile (1822) vol. 1; see Carlyle career open to the talents career open to the talents I could have had class. I could have been a contender. On the Waterfront ...

John Lennon194080(Sir) Paul McCartney1942

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Brewer's Famous Quotations

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...John Lennon 1940 80 (Sir) Paul McCartney 1942 English singers and songwriters Yeh-yeh-yeh. Song, ‘She Loves You’ (1963). ‘Yeh’ as a common corruption of ‘yes’ has been current (and derived from the US) since the 1920s. But whether spelt ‘yeh-yeh-yeh’, as in the published lyrics, or ‘yeah-yeah-yeah’ (which captures the Liverpudlian pronunciation better), this phrase became a hallmark of the Beatles after its use in their song ‘She Loves You’. The record they made of the song was in the UK charts for 31 weeks from August 1963, and was for 14 years...

Futility

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...plans for nobody. John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘Nowhere Man’ (1966 song) I'm not going to rearrange the furniture on the deck of the Titanic. having lost five of the last six primaries as President Ford 's campaign manager Rogers Morton 1914 – 79 American public relations officer in Washington Post 16 May 1976 furniture on the deck of the Titanic furniture on the deck of the titanic There aren't any good, brave causes left. If the big bang does come, and we all get killed...

Friendship

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...a thousand stick more close than a brother stick more close than a brother However rare true love may be, true friendship is rarer. Duc de la Rochefoucauld 1613 – 80 French moralist Maxims Oh I get by with a little help from my friends. John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ (1967 song) with a little help from my friends with a little help from my friends The typical expression of opening Friendship would be something like, ‘What? You too? I thought I...

Old Age

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...still feed me, When I'm sixty four? John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘When I'm Sixty Four’ (1967 song) Will you still need me will you still feed me When I'm sixty four From the earliest times the old have rubbed it into the young that they are wiser than they, and before the young had discovered what nonsense this was they were old too, and it profited them to carry on the imposture. W. Somerset Maugham 1874 – 1965 English novelist Cakes and Ale (1930) Growing old is no more...

Fame

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...and the Talisman’ The best fame is a writer's fame: it's enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough that you get interrupted when you eat. Fran Lebowitz 1950 –   American writer in Observer 30 May 1993 We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first—rock 'n' roll or Christianity. of The Beatles John Lennon 194080 English pop singer and songwriter interview in Evening Standard 4 March 1966 more popular than Jesus now rock 'n' roll or Christianity How VIP do we gotta get? Paul McCartney 1942 –   ...

Peace

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...our universe. Satish Kumar 1937 –   Indian writer ‘Prayer for Peace’ (1981); adapted from the Upanishads ; see Upanishads Lead me from death to life Lead me from death to life Let peace fill our heart Give peace a chance. John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s title of song (1969) Give peace a chance Give peace a chance Peace is indivisible. Maxim Litvinov 1876 – 1951 Soviet diplomat note to the Allies, 25 February 1920 A war can perhaps be won single-handedly. But...

The Past

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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... 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘Yesterday’ (1965 song) Think of it, soldiers; from the summit of these pyramids, forty centuries look down upon you. before the Battle of the Pyramids Napoleon I 1769 – 1821 French monarch , emperor 1804–15 speech to the Army of Egypt on 21 July 1798 summit of these pyramids forty centuries look down Things ain't what they used to be. Ted Persons title of song (1941) things ain't what they used to be Things ain't what they used to be The glory that was...

Lovers

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...no girl reaction. Mick Jagger 1943 –   and Keith Richards 1943 –   English rock musician s ‘(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction’ (1965 song) can't get no satisfaction can't get no girl reaction can't get no girl reaction All you need is love. John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s title of song (1967) The life that I have Is all that I have And the life that I have Is yours. The love that I have Of the life that I have Is yours and yours and yours. given to the British secret agent...

Money

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Oxford Essential Quotations (6 ed.)

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...Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him. Johann Kaspar Lavater 1741 – 1801 Swiss theologian Aphorisms on Man (1788) no. 156 For I don't care too much for money, For money can't buy me love. John Lennon 194080 and Paul McCartney 1942 –   English pop singer s and songwriter s ‘Can't Buy Me Love’ (1964 song) money can't buy me love money can't buy me love money can't buy me love Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five. W. Somerset Maugham ...

Beatles, The

Beatles, The   Reference library

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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...The Probably the world’s most famous pop group, originating in 1959 , and in its definitive line-up comprising four young Liverpool musicians: John Lennon ( 194080 , murdered), Paul McCartney ( b.1942 ), George Harrison ( 1943–2001 ) and Ringo Starr ( b.1940 , real name Richard Starkey ). They broke up in 1970 , but the demand for their music has continued unabated. In their day they were worshipped by the young, respected by the not so young and even compared by one music critic ( William Mann , of The Times ) to Schubert. Fifth Beatle See...

Beatles, The

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Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)

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... Paul McCartney ( b.1942 ), John Lennon ( 194080 ), George Harrison ( 1943–2001 ) and Ringo Starr , real name Richard Starkey ( b.1940 ). They broke up in 1970 , but the demand for their music has continued unabated. In their day they were worshipped by the young, respected by the not so young, and even compared by one music critic ( William Mann , of The Times ) to Schubert. Their name, while punning on ‘beetle’, perhaps partly in reference to their black jackets, was more obviously an allusion to the ‘beat’ of popular music, and to the ...

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