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Miscellaneous questions about John Lennon
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In that case, I am officially a granny. john-lennon-salute_gif

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50yearslate said
In that case, I am officially a granny. john-lennon-salute_gif

  

i’ve always been a granny. 

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TheWalrusWasBrian said

50yearslate said

In that case, I am officially a granny. john-lennon-salute_gif

 

  

i’ve always been a granny. 

  

Same here. Just not officially. a-hard-days-night-george-10

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I think Maxwell’s Silver Hammer was also considered granny music.

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Getbackintheussr said
I think Maxwell’s Silver Hammer was also considered granny music.

What?!?!?!? What granny (other than me, obviously) would want to listen to a song about someone (presumably a kid, considering he goes to school) whacking people on the head with a hammer to kill them?

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the thing about granny music is it moreso just became John’s catch all insult when he didn’t like a Paul song

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“Granny shit music” was a description applied to just three songs during John’s 1970 Rolling Stone interview, @TheWalrusWasBrian — Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Maxwell’s Silver Hammer  and Teddy Boy . If you look at them, they are all story songs that John felt they’d spent too long working on in the studio because of Paul’s perfectionism.

Many similar-styled songs are often suggested as being songs that John considered “Granny shit” — possibly correctly — but John only definitely applied it to just those three songs.

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Ron Nasty said
“Granny shit music” was a description applied to just three songs during John’s 1970 Rolling Stone interview, @TheWalrusWasBrian — Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Maxwell’s Silver Hammer  and Teddy Boy . If you look at them, they are all story songs that John felt they’d spent too long working on in the studio because of Paul’s perfectionism.

Many similar-styled songs are often suggested as being songs that John considered “Granny shit” — possibly correctly — but John only definitely applied it to just those three songs.

  

Thanks, Ron! I don’t know where i heard When I’m 64 being ‘granny shit’. hmm. 

 

Kaniffee said
the thing about granny music is it moreso just became John’s catch all insult when he didn’t like a Paul song

  

at this point it’s my catch all insult period.

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Do you ppl know what were John’s favourite places in New York? like restaurants, shops, etc… i don’t care if they don’t exist anymore…it’s just curiosity…

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There are quite a few places I’ve heard mentioned (mostly bars), but this is the only place for which I have first person confirmation. The place was called Cafe La Fortuna and was located at 69 West 71st St. I found this image on Pinterest, but I have no way to verify if it’s actually the place (closed now).

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The Nobody Told Me video has a scene where John and Yoko are hanging out with Andy Warhol in a place named The Chelsea Buh, but I can’t find any information about it.

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Thanks Sigh. 

I read about his NY optometrist , don’t know if he’s still there (probably not), and , of course, he enjoyed Central Park.

I think there was a kind of restaurant there where he liked to go ? 

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Where’s this gif from?

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I know this is tricky, but does anybody know what t-shirt John is wearing in this photo?

 

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Where’s this gif from?

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Probably the internet

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I know this is tricky, but does anybody know what t-shirt John is wearing in this photo?

 

http://rebloggy.com/post/the-b…..7015999571

  

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I thought the color scheme was reminiscent of a Warhol piece, but can’t locate anything that matches. Here are some other pics from that day.

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This zoomed edit appears to show some letters and perhaps a face with sunglasses? The picture was taken in 1980 by a photographer named Bob Gruen. Prints are for sale on his website. The listing for the picture you posted reads “John Lennon wearing Rockerciser shirt at The Hit Factory, NYC. Image #: C-08 © Bob Gruen Item 72 of 91″. That’s all I got for now.a-hard-days-night-john-3

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Hmmm… Ive seen that shirt before… Yeah, i’ve got nothing.

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8I know what you mean! I thought for sure the shirt design was lifted from an album cover, but so far no luck finding it.

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This one almost looks like the Batman.

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I would have loved John to have worn a Batman themed shirt. Don’t think this one is, though. 

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In 1970 this was probably the next best thing @Timothy 

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There’s a chance it could have been custom made for John, as I searched the entire internet looking for that shirt. All I’m getting is “Mysterious John Lennon shirt” stuff.

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