'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
The Japanese artist has been a touchstone of popular culture for more than half a century.
The 7 February 1970 issue of the magazine announced John as their Man of the Year.
The town's name became synonymous with modern music culture in January 1970, as it hosted the country's first major, outdoor rock gathering.
The 'Double Fantasy' album, released three weeks before John Lennon's passing, has become something of a requiem for John's 40 years on earth.
'Live Peace In Toronto 1969' was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
On both of Billboard’s main surveys for 27 December 1980, John climbed to No. 1.
On the chart of 20 December 1980, ‘(Just Like) Starting Over’ became a posthumous UK No. 1.
The UNICEF event featured John and George's first scheduled performance since The Beatles' last concert in 1966, and Lennon's last UK live appearance.
'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' became a cast-iron Yuletide favourite, but its original UK peak was No. 4.
‘Solid Gold Easy Action’ became the second consecutive single by Bolan and the band to peak at No. 2 in the UK in less than three months.
Billed as “the untold story” of John Lennon's 'Imagine', the documentary also explores how Lennon and Ono's art, politics and music were intrinsically entwined.
This Christmas’ best Beatles gifts include a stunning box set that takes you deep into their recording sessions, plus iconic solo work from each Beatle.
“It’s about politicians, newspaper men and all the hypocrites of the world – and male chauvinists, it’s about them too”, Lennon said of the track.
The new music video takes fans on a journey into the creation of the pull-out poster from the ‘White Album.’
Students from Staten Island’s Public School 22 joined fans to come together and celebrate John Lennon’s birthday by performing his anthemic ‘Imagine’ in Strawberry Fields, Central Park in New York City on...