You make your own dream. That's the Beatles' story, isn't it? That's Yoko's story. That's what I'm saying now. Produce your own dream. If you want to save Peru, go save Peru. It's quite possible to do anything, but not to put it on the leaders and the parking meters. Don't expect Jimmy Carter or Ronald Reagan or John Lennon or Yoko Ono or Bob Dylan or Jesus Christ to come and do it for you. You have to do it yourself.
John Lennon


  • John Lennon videos

    Power To The People (Ultimate Mix) - John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

  • John Lennon biography

    John Lennon and Stuart Sutcliffe in Hamburg, 1960
  • He said he said…

    "The worst drugs are as bad as anybody's told you. It's just a dumb trip, which I can't condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one's own personal, social, emotional reasons. It's something to be avoided if one can help it." - John Lennon

  • John Lennon albums guide

    John Lennon album covers montage
  • Did you know?

    John Lennon and Yoko Ono held two Bed-Ins for peace, in Amsterdam and Toronto.

  • Song of the day

    Medley: Rip It Up/Ready Teddy

    Rock 'N' Roll cover artworkJohn Lennon recorded this medley of two Little Richard songs for his 1975 album Rock 'N' Roll. Read more »

  • John Lennon discography

    John Lennon album covers
  • John Lennon and the number nine

    Label of John Lennon's #9 Dream single

  • Album of the month

    Some Time In New York City

    Some Time In New York City album coverThe follow-up to John Lennon's Imagine was inspired by radical left-wing politics of the early 1970s. A critical and commercial failure, it featured two discs containing 10 studio songs and five live performances. Read more »

  • John Lennon songs guide

    Detail from John Lennon's Shaved Fish album artwork
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    • John Lennon photo gallery

      John Lennon performs Instant Karma! on Top Of The Pops with Plastic Ono Band, 11 February 1970