Talk:John Lennon

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John Lennon Phantom V[edit]

Hi! I live in Málaga (Spain) and I would like to say that John Lennon's car was bought some years ago by the motor museum and is still on display. You can find the museum at this location: Avenida Sor Teresa Prat, nº 15. Bye!


The/The Beatle's Article Mediation Notice[edit]

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Was John Lennon an English musician or a British musician?[edit]

The opening sentence of the article states that John Lennon was an English musician. Personally, I thought that "British" was a more appropriate term to describe him. When the Beatles landed in New York City in February, 1964, it was the "British Invasion," not the "English Invasion." When the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, Ed referred to them as "Britain's new singing sensation," not "England's new singing sensation." Also, one of the four major tournaments in golf is "The British Open;" I've never heard it referred to as "The English Open." I don't understand why my edit was reverted back to "English musician."

Anthony22 (talk) 15:31, 18 December 2013 (UTC)

Iconic songs[edit]

In the lead, shouldn't "Working Class Hero" be listed as an iconic song? It seems to be one of his most-covered songs post-Beatles, and seems to me to be a better choice than listing "Imagine" twice (which is what the article currently does). The Wookieepedian (talk) 01:44, 10 January 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 10 February 2014[edit]

In first paragraph change founder member to FOUNDING member of the beatles. (talk) 03:55, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

I can't. As per WP:MOS. OccultZone (Talk) 04:10, 10 February 2014 (UTC)
Clarify, please. I used the find function on the page you've linked, and neither "founding" nor "founder" appear anywhere in there.--Martin IIIa (talk) 14:57, 13 February 2014 (UTC)
"English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Beatles" 2nd/3rd line of article. OccultZone (Talk) 17:24, 13 February 2014 (UTC)
I think Martin was querying the relevance of WP:MOS, not failing to find the first paragraph. Ian Dalziel (talk) 17:57, 13 February 2014 (UTC)
Why would the MOS prevent changing the awkward phrasing "a founder member" (noun as adjective) to the more flowing "a founding member"? It's not a MOS:ENGVAR British/American issue, is it? -- Michael Bednarek (talk) 05:21, 14 February 2014 (UTC)
I believe it is, yes. "Founder member" is the correct UK English term. Ian Dalziel (talk) 08:52, 14 February 2014 (UTC)