For the Beatles, he was a guitarist and composer. The composer duo Lennon / McCartney worked even better than the guitar trio Lennon / McCartney / Harrison. Lennon was shot in 1980 by the deranged assassin Mark David Chapman in New York.
On this day, March John and Yoko stage their bed-in for peace." Drove from Paris to the Amsterdam Hilton. Talking in our beds for a week. The newspapers said, say what you doing in bed? I said, were only trying to get us some peace"