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  Julian Lennon
Julian, Lennon's son from his first marriage, described his father as a "guiding light" who was "sucked into a fl hole".
Julian was only a small boy when John and Cynthia divorced, after which John was busy living in the U.S. with new wife Yoko Ono and new son Sean, so Julian only saw his father a handful of times between the ages of six and 16.
Julian, having not grown up in the music business due to his lack of contact with his father, was as naïve as any 19-year-old developing artist, and as a result, never really had control of his career.
beatlesnumber9.com /julian.html   (1891 words)

  
 MySpace.com - Julian Lennon - World~ Wide, UK - www.myspace.com/julianlennon
Julian does however visit the page and check the messages, so feel free to leave him comments.
Due to the huge quantity of mail that Julian receives and available space in the inbox, there is no way he can save or respond to all of the mail although he will get back to you when he can.
After a seven year Sabbatical Julian is currently writing and recording his sixth as yet untitled album due for release later this year.
www.myspace.com /julianlennon   (859 words)

  
  Julian Lennon
At times, Julian seemed a little less than pleased by all of that, and gradually we, the public, began to think we knew him, that we knew how he felt and what he was really all about.
Julian's life is quite different than yours or mine, and not in the ways that you might expect.
Lennon: Yeah, but I felt it was necessary because this was my baby, and if I was going to re-establish myself and build a new foundation on my own terms, then I would have to take the time to be able to do that, you know.
www.cosmik.com /aa-august99/julian_lennon.html   (4828 words)

  
  Julian Lennon: Photograph Smile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
35-year-old Julian Lennon is the oldest son of the late Beatle John Lennon.
By the early 1990's, Julian felt that he had no control over his career and was tired of the constant compariosns to his famous father, John Lennon.
Julian Lennon would like Photograph Smile to be the album he'll be remembered for many years from now.
www.familyhaven.com /music/julianlennon.html   (382 words)

  
 Julian Lennon
Lennon has always lived in the shadow of his famous father, who left the family while Julian was still young.
It was commonly speculated that any reunion of The Beatles would feature Julian in his father's place, though the death of George Harrison has made such a reunion unlikely.
Julian was responsible for the name of one of his father's most famous songs, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, a phrase Julian used to describe a picture he had drawn, a watercolour painting [1] (http://www.heyjules.com/bio/1966.html) of a girl (his classmate Lucy) surrounded by stars.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ju/Julian_Lennon.html   (172 words)

  
 Julian Lennon Biography : Oldies.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To embark on a musical career in the same sphere as his late father was a bold and courageous move for Julian Lennon, the son of John Lennon and Cynthia Powell.
Lennon was nominated for a Grammy in 1985 as the Best New Act, but success may have come too soon, and he indulged in the usual excesses and was hounded by the press, merely to find out what club he frequented and whom he was dating.
On this album, Julian Lennon seemed to be making a career on his own terms, rather than those dictated by the memories of his father.
www.oldies.com /artist-biography/Julian-Lennon.html   (498 words)

  
 Julian Lennon - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: The son of John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia, Julian Lennon parlayed a remarkable vocal similarity to his father into a moderately successful singing career during the 1980s.
Following his father's assassination, Lennon decided to pursue a singing career, although he worried that his vocal and stylistic similarity to his father would prove detrimental.
Lennon signed with Atlantic and recorded his debut album, Valotte, at a French château of the same name.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/284/Julian-Lennon/1021152.html   (241 words)

  
 Julian Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When Julian was born, John Lennon was in the heap of his carrier and was forced to be a part-time father for Julian.
Julian, as a child inspired several Beatles compositions; "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" which arose out of a drawing Julian made of a classmate.
Julian Lennon parlayed a remarkable vocal similarity to his father into a moderately successful singing career during the 1980s.
members.aol.com /pop1rock1/julian.htm   (628 words)

  
 Austin Chronicle: Julian Lennon's
Julian Lennon spoke so frankly about his life, music, and family in a New York City recording studio this past June that the interview bordered on therapy.
If the endless questions about Julian Lennon's past and legacy ever do subside, it would be nice if the focus shifted to his new release.
Now that he has finalized his financial settlement with the Lennon estate, Julian Lennon also feels free to get some things off his chest once and for all.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/vol18/issue51/music.lennon.html   (1360 words)

  
 JULIAN LENNON   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Julian Lennon (born April 8, 1963) is a British singer, songwriter, musician, and the first son of famous Beatles member, John Lennon.
It is often observed that Julian is almost identical in appearance to his late father.
Julian was responsible for the name of one of his father's most famous songs, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, a phrase Julian used to describe a picture he had drawn, a watercolour painting of a girl (his classmate Lucy) surrounded by stars.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/JULIAN+LENNON   (228 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Valotte: Music: Julian Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Julian Lennon definitely inherited plenty of songwriting talent from his father and, only 4 years after John Lennon's shocking murder, Valotte was a mature-sounding tribute to those talents.
Julian, the young man with the blessing and the curse of being born to the immortal John lennon, and gifted with a voice that is hauntingly reminiscent of his departed father.
In many ways this is a shame, for although Julian has carried the burden well, he deserves to be judged upon his own artistic merits and not upon how well he compares to his father.
www.amazon.ca /Valotte-Julian-Lennon/dp/B000002IGX   (864 words)

  
 Julian Lennon Discography, Lyrics & Memorabilia
Julian's sophomore album which was quickly written following a grueling tour and little rest...
The rush on this album cost Julian dearly both in terms of his personal well being as well as his musical career...
Disappointed with the lack of support by those who were supposed to be helping his career, Julian basically waits out his recording contract with Atlantic Records.
www.heyjules.com /discography   (350 words)

  
 GoMusic.Ru
However the 44-year-old Lennon, like his dad a singer-songwriter, said that the sale was meant to bolster his music career.
The only child of John and first wife Cynthia (and the inspiration of the Beatles classic "Hey, Jude"), Julian inherited a share of his father's Beatles compositions when the music icon was gunned down in 1980; John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, and their son, Sean, received the rest.
Primary Wave's acquisition of Lennon's stake comes a day after the Beatles' company, Apple Corps, announced that it had reached an undisclosed settlement in a lawsuit against EMI Group, which accused the record giant of shortchanging the Fab Four out of $59 million in royalties.
www.gomusic.ru /news.aspx?id=1255   (580 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Valotte: Music: Julian Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Julian Lennon definitely inherited plenty of songwriting talent from his father and, only 4 years after John Lennon's shocking murder, Valotte was a mature-sounding tribute to those talents.
Julian was given sessionmen rather than a real band with challenging collaborators, and that's not the way to develop your own sound.
It's no wonder that Julian's recording career was relatively brief - it's no easy feat to live up to John Lennon's legacy.
www.amazon.com /Valotte-Julian-Lennon/dp/B000002IGX   (1435 words)

  
 Julian Lennon - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Father John Lennon's song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" was inspired by a drawing Julian had made at school.
Julian's inheritance from father John Lennon's estate was a small one--a $250,000 trust fund set up when he was a toddler, which he refused to touch when he received it at age 25.
Mother Cynthia Lennon finally made him move out of her house, tired of his bringing would-be collaborators home at all hours, while stepmother Yoko Ono gave him a $100 a week allowance to stop him working menial jobs.
www.us.imdb.com /name/nm0502049/bio   (628 words)

  
 Julian Lennon: Himself
Everyone knows (unless you are new to the planet) that Julian is the first-born son of Beatles' John Lennon and his first wife, Cynthia.
The relationship between Julian and John seems to fascinate, so I will only quote a phrase I saw on a web site, "it is the relationship that never happened." So, that finished, onto Julian's music.
Julian had a bit of introspective time to deal with his personal life (his relationship with actress Olivia D'Abo of Wonder Years fame fell by the wayside) and some legal entanglements with his father's estate.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/80s_music/10936   (525 words)

  
 Julian Lennon
With "Photograph Smile," Julian Lennon makes a strong comeback that proves he is more than just the son of you-know-who.
And while it's obvious that Lennon wants to avoid comparisons to his famous father (the album art includes baby photos, rather than shots of a John-esque, grownup Julian), he has finally grown comfortable with the fact that he shares his dad's fab vocals.
Lennon adopted a do-it-yourself approach to this album, recording it on his own indie label and accompanying himself on guitar, sitar and keyboards.
jaehakim.com /articles/music/features/julian.htm   (1068 words)

  
 John-Lennon.net - Who Authorized The Assassination Of John Lennon? by Mark R. Elsis
At nearly three hundred pages, John Lennon's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) file reveals that he was under "constant surveillance." His apartment was watched, he was followed, and his phone was tapped.
John Lennon was the most dangerous person in the world, to those whose interest is a world under corporate military rule.
The assassin of John Lennon was not a "loner." He was for most of his life a normally social individual and a camp counselor who had a special rapport with kids.
www.john-lennon.net /whoauthorizedtheassassinationofjohnlennon.htm   (4136 words)

  
 Julian Lennon Discography, Lyrics & Memorabilia
Julian's sophomore album which was quickly written following a grueling tour and little rest...
The rush on this album cost Julian dearly both in terms of his personal well being as well as his musical career...
Disappointed with the lack of support by those who were supposed to be helping his career, Julian basically waits out his recording contract with Atlantic Records.
heyjules.tripod.com /discography/index.html   (315 words)

  
 Julian Lennon: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Unlike some of the other discs in Rhino's VH-1 Behind the Music series, Julian Lennon's edition is the first proper collection assembled about him, which may be why it succeeds so wildly.
Every one of Lennon's hits is here, along with nearly every important album track, including latter-day selections like "Saltwater" and "Photograph Smile." These two songs prove that Julian Lennon grew stronger, more confident, as his career progressed, and they sound better than some of the earlier cuts that … Read More »
By the time he returned to recording in 1998, the Beatles had already undergone one of their periodic "hip" phases, thanks to the hook-crazy Brit-pop crew.
www.music.com /person/julian_lennon/1   (496 words)

  
 CNN - Julian Lennon displaying new 'Photograph Smile' - March 5, 1999
Lennon admits that he has often struggled with dealing with the legend of his father, which grew ten-fold when John Lennon was gunned down by a crazed fan outside his New York City residence in 1980.
Despite struggling with his father's death and legacy, Julian released four albums between the years 1984 and 1991, with combined sales of five and a half million.
But when Lennon's independent label Charisma records was absorbed by a larger label, he felt suffocated by this new control over his career.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/Music/9903/05/lennon/index.html   (392 words)

  
 Julian Lennon : Rolling Stone
Julian Lennon returns to music with "Photograph Smile" -- and a vengeance
If singing like John Lennon were a crime, our prison system would be even more overburdened than it is. When Julian Lennon hit the charts with his charming if slight 1984 debut, Valotte, he had more to deal with than a mere vocal similarity: He was, after all, our first publicly offered Beatle...
To be commended for daring even to whisper after the echo of his formidable father, Julian settles for clean but modest stuff -- high-end MOR.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/julianlennon   (193 words)

  
 Julian Lennon - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Julian's inheritance from father John Lennon's estate was a small one--a $250,000 trust fund set up when he was a toddler, which he refused to touch when he received it at age 25.
When Julian decided to pursue a music career, he submitted demo tapes to record companies without his name on them, wanting to be signed on the strength of his own talents, rather than the Lennon name.
Mother Cynthia Lennon finally made him move out of her house, tired of his bringing would-be collaborators home at all hours, while stepmother Yoko Ono gave him a $100 a week allowance to stop him working menial jobs.
us.imdb.com /name/nm0502049/bio   (628 words)

  
 Valotte by Julian Lennon Songfacts
Lennon wrote this in 1983 at a French chateau called the Manor de Valotte.
His mother is Cynthia Lennon, who John was married to before Yoko (they had a son named Sean).
Julian sounds a lot like his dad, and a lot of people were surprised to learn it was not a John Lennon song when they first heard it.
www.songfacts.com /detail.php?id=4399   (198 words)

  
 Amazon.fr : John: Livres en anglais: Julian Lennon,Cynthia Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In his foreword, son Julian writes of their being "dismissed or at best treated as insignificant bit players" in the story of John's life; it's Cynthia's goal, with John, to set the record straight.
And though the Lennons' divorce comes relatively late in the book, the pages that follow are by far the saddest, as they chronicle John's increasing distance from and neglect of his former family--especially Julian, who would only see his father three times after he moved to New York in 1971.
Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon's oft-overlooked first wife, is so soft-spoken, her voice threatens to trail off at times.
www.amazon.fr /John-Julian-Lennon/dp/0739325817   (830 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Photograph Smile: Music: Julian Lennon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With Julian producing, writing, playing, and singing the songs on Photograph Smile, he most likely was showered with inspiration by the music of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
Julian uses them to create songs truly drawn from the depths of his soul.
As the great George Martin (producer for The Beatles) said: "Julian in himself is great, he would be greater if it were not for John, but still, he is a great artist on his own" which basically means that he always has to live in John's shadow because people will always compare him to John.
www.amazon.com /Photograph-Smile-Julian-Lennon/dp/B00000I0KG   (2031 words)

  
 Julian Lennon
Born to John and Cynthia Lennon in 1963, Julian Lennon's interest in music would be highly inevidable.
By the age of ten he had learned playing the guitar and drums (he can be heard on the drums on a track from his father's 1974 release of Walls And Bridges) and later the keyboards.
The critics were quick to compare the simularities of Julian's style of singing with his fathers as well as a physical resemblence.
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 Julian lennon 08-04-63 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Julian Lennon werd in 1963 geboren in Liverpool.
John Lennon vestigde zich met Yoko Ono in New York, waardoor Julian voornamelijk door zijn moeder werd opgevoed.
De belangrijkste albums van Julian Lennon zijn onder meer: "Valotte" (1984), "The secret value of daydreaming" (1986), Mr Jordan (1989) en "Help yourself" (1991).
www.flickr.com /photos/gavrila/187946736   (255 words)

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