Beatles expert Bill Harry told me this week: "George had hundreds and hundreds of affairs. John Lennon was probably the most highly-sexed Beatle, but I would put George next after him."
He was red-blooded. ' Red-blooded seems an understatement when it comes to Harrison, who had an abiding fondness for other men's wives — much like his devotion to marijuana and sitar music. Beatles expert Bill Harry told me this week: 'George had hundreds and hundreds of affairs.
Yes. George was having an affair with Ringo's wife Maureen. Ringo and Pattie were understandably upset. It was one of the factors in Pattie's leaving George for Eric Clapton.
Not most, but definitely more girls preferred Ringo than any of the other Beatles in 1964 in the USA. They each had lots of fans, but Ringo had the most — I remember reading about it at the time, in the newspapers.
John Lennon opened up a little more about the song and how it allowed him to reflect on his past abuse behaviour: “I couldn't express myself and I hit. I fought men and I hit women.
Despite being the favorite of one in four, Lennon is also the least favorite Beatle of nearly half (49%) of people who say they are "not a fan" of at least one of the band members.
John Lennon hit his first wife, Cynthia Powell, in the early days of their relationship at Art College. Cynthia and John had been dating a few months when he slapped her.
But Sir Paul's new bride, 34-year-old Heather Mills, said it was "worse than the year I lost my leg." It's not the marriage that's been difficult for Mills. It's the limelight that has accompanied it. Mills has lived a life almost as remarkable in its own way as McCartney's.
NEW YORK — It is one of the most mythic romantic entanglements in rock 'n' roll history. At some point in the late 1960s, Eric Clapton fell in love with Pattie Boyd, wife of his close friend George Harrison.
In 1966, John Lennon entangled The Beatles in what was likely their biggest controversy. In an interview, he spoke about the enduring quality of rock music versus religion. “Christianity will go,” he said, per Rolling Stone. “It will vanish and shrink.
Many girls found the band members attractive and often chose a “favourite Beatle.” Whether it was rhythm guitarist John Lennon, bassist Paul McCartney, lead guitarist George Harrison, Pete Best (the band's original drummer), or Ringo Starr (who replaced Best in 1962), female fans often vyed to secure a space near the ...
The closest friendship among the members of The Beatles is often considered to be the bond between John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Lennon and McCartney were the primary songwriters for the band and formed a songwriting partnership that produced numerous iconic songs.
When Beatlemania was in full bloom, so was the swooning of young ladies over the Fab Four.
Many of The Beatles' most iconic songs, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”, “Hey Jude”, and more, were written and composed by both John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Their hit song “Help!”, however, was written solely by Lennon himself after experiencing high levels of anxiety throughout the band's rise to fame.
In 1965, a music critic referred to Lennon as “the fat Beatle”, setting Lennon on a life journey of starvation and near-anerexia. In that period in 1965 Lennon did gain weight as he was disillusioned with the fast fame and fortune brought on by Beatlemania.
Jimmie Nicol was now officially a Beatle. Performing at eight concerts and participating in press conferences, he truly lived the life of a rock star. But in less than two weeks it was all over and Jimmie found himself on a flight back to England.
Historians agree that the deaths of Julia Lennon and Mary McCartney were among the most tragic and significant events in their sons' lives, and that the loss of their mothers changed both John Lennon and Paul McCartney in fundamental ways.
Jimmy Tarbuck, the Liverpudlian comedian – who was a schoolmate of John Lennon's – was referred to jokingly as the Fifth Beatle, as he became famous at around the same time, emulated their hairstyle and clothes, and had the same type of accent.
Paul McCartney – 22 singles.
The iconic British band, formed in 1960, lasted a decade before splitting in 1970. McCartney ended up suing the band after disagreements with new manager Allen Klein.
Drake has broken The Beatles' long-standing Billboard Hot 100 record streak with the most Top 5 singles over the past 55 years.
Familial upheaval in infancy had a less obvious impact on Ringo than it did John. What marked him more profoundly was a series of health crises in his childhood and adolescence.