Music: Son Shines

Sean Lennon shows he's got more than a name

He was just a schoolboy, but representing his late father John Lennon at the Beatles' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame a decade ago, Sean Lennon bluntly reminded an audience, which included George Harrison and Ringo Starr, that his famous genes shouldn't be confused with real achievement. "I'm pretty proud to be up here," said 12-year-old Sean, "for basically doing nothing."

Sean is 22 now, and having taught himself guitar, piano, drums and bass, he makes his solo debut next week with Into the Sun, an album that should lift him from the purgatory of hereditary celebrity and...

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