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

    Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - John & Yoko The Plastic Ono Band with The Harlem Community Choir

  • John Lennon biography

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

    "Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law; its nine-tenths of the problem." - John Lennon

  • John Lennon albums guide

    John Lennon album covers montage
  • Did you know?

    The first song John Lennon wrote was Hello Little Girl.

  • Song of the day

    Intuition

    Mind Games cover artworkOpening the second half of the Mind Games album, Intuition was a rare upbeat song by John Lennon in praise of positivity. 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

    Imagine

    Imagine album coverJohn Lennon's second solo album was his greatest commercial success. On it he tempered some of the more abrasive and confrontational elements of its predecessor, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, offering instead a more conventional pop collection that contains some of his best-loved songs. 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