100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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John Lennon (1940–1980)

BACKGROUND

Lead member of the English rock group the Beatles, John Lennon was a talented artist, writer, poet, and musician. After the Beatles reached stardom and eventually disbanded, Lennon enjoyed continued artistic success with his wife and partner, Yoko Ono. In 1980 he was murdered by a gunman outside his New York City apartment building.


BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS

Biography section under Lennon, John

784.54–784.54009

784.09–784.3


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Lennon, John

Beatles

Rock musicians—Biography


REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Blake, Lord, and C. S. Nicholls, eds. Dictionary of National Biography, 1971–1980, 1986.

Clarke, Donald, ed. The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, 1989.

Locher, Frances C., ed. Contemporary Authors, Vol. 102, 1981.

Marowski, Daniel G., ed. Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 35, 1985.

Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography Yearbook, 1965.

General encyclopedias


PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Biography Index

EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries

InfoTrac

Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature


ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH

America Online

CompuServe

Dialog

Internet

Prodigy

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