After dropping out of the music scene in 1975, Lennon re-emerged in 1980 with his critically acclaimed "Double Fantasy" album, released the same year he was murdered. His dad, Alfred, a ship’s waiter, married his mom, Julia, in December 1938 but jumped ship in America, deserting his wife and five-year-old son.John’s mother couldn’t cope with the responsibility of caring for her "wild child," who terrorized other kids and found himself expelled from kindergarten.The songwriting team of Lennon and Paul Mc Cartney, performing with their compatriots George Harrison and Ringo Starr, created music enjoyed by millions long after the group disbanded in 1970.Lennon went on performing with his wife, conceptual artist, Yoko Ono, in concerts and recording albums.Before the exhibit began, Lennon wanted to hammer a nail into the board, inciting a response from Ono asking him to pay five shillings.Lennon replied, “I’ll give you an imaginary five shillings and hammer an imaginary nail in.” The second story comes from Paul Mc Cartney, who says Ono was looking for original musical scores in late 1965 for a book, Due to a cannabis conviction in 1968, Lennon wasn’t allowed to enter the US, so their second bed-in was held in Montreal.
As the grunts and groans of her husband having sex with another woman came through the wall, somebody put on a Bob Dylan record to try to drown the noise and spare Yoko's blushes 'but we heard it anyway'.John's sexual drive remained as intense as ever, but Yoko was finding herself less able, or inclined, to deal with it.She was an increasingly unresponsive lover and John taunted her that she was like a Victorian wife - 'you just lie there and think of England'. I want to know who I am first.” Julian, himself a musician, was five when John left Cynthia for Yoko Ono in 1968.After Lennon and Ono moved to New York in 1971, Julian did not see his father again for two years.44 years ago (March 20, 1969), John Lennon married Yoko Ono at The Rock Hotel in Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula.Their love affair began years earlier, causing the break-up of Lennon’s marriage to Cynthia Lennon and, as many like to believe, the disbandment of The Beatles.At the age of six, he went to live with his mother's sister, Aunt Mimi who, with Uncle George, raised the boy as their own, providing security and stability in his life. At age 11, he was diagnosed with eye problems forcing him to wear glasses, and a pair of the round wire-rimmed variety ultimately became a trademark.Visiting his mother Julia in 1955, John became exposed to the rock 'n roll music that he heard on the radio.More than friends: John Lennon with his assistant May Pang at the end of the Seventies They often discussed the raging sexual hunger that had been so easy to indulge when he was on the road with The Beatles.He had expected it to go away when he hooked up with Yoko, but it hadn't. 'I'm madly in love with you, but why do I still keep looking at girls in the street? In New York, where they lived, they were invited to a party at the home of a Left-wing activist on the night of Richard Nixon's re- election to the White House in 1972.