John Lennon was an acerbic, arrogant, intolerant character with a chip on his shoulder. His short sightedness and the loss of his mother at an early age created a spiky personality. He had a quick wit and would deploy with full force to target anyone he saw as weak.
On the other hand he was determined, rebellious, humorous and idealistic with a love of Rock ‘n’ Roll and a musical brilliance that was to drive him and the rest of his band to the top. Behind the defensive façade he felt everything, loved and lived to the maximum.
John was the leader of the Beatles. He provided the drive and belief. He set the direction. Most of my favourite Beatles songs were Lennon’s.
In the early days his desire was simple; he merely wanted to emulate his Rock idols, play Rock ‘n’ Roll, and become a Rock star with all…
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