Rock 'n' Roll: According to John


The Beatles are a cheeky crew. They constantly muse over the inevitability of what they call "The Downfall"—the end of the public's affair with them. And they always have a chuckle or two over the way all the pussycats lionize them. Beatle John Lennon, in fact, once said: "We sort of half hope for The Downfall—a nice downfall."

John has also said a lot of other things. A few months ago, he told a London reporter: "Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue about that: I'm right,...

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