Tag: John Lennon

The Inspiration Behind “Hey Jude”

On this day September 18, 1996, Julian Lennon made the winning bid of just over $39,000 (£21,000) at Sotheby’s in London for the recording notes for the song “Hey Jude,” which Paul McCartney wrote for young Julian to comfort and encourage him during his parents’ divorce. Originally titled “Hey Jules,” Paul McCartney comments on the song’s …

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Looking Through David Bailey’s 1960s Eye

English portrait and fashion photographer David Bailey was born on this day January 2, 1938 in Essex, England. His great works span a number of decades, but today we are celebrating his birthday by looking at some thoroughly enjoyable highlights from his 1960 photography.