John Lennon

Forty years on from the death of John Lennon, Dominic Green recounts the tormented life of the last universal Western icon

Joseph Connolly reviews One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time, by Craig Brown

John Lennon’s kicking against the pricks was mere window-dressing

If Lennon and McCartney had never met, Britain would have been more boring and less colourful

Abbey Road is less a cornerstone of the Beatles’ legend than its tombstone