Billboard has been covering John Lennon since the Beatles invaded the charts in 1964. From fun pieces about Beatlemania, to the outpouring of love following Lennon's untimely death and beyond, dive into some of the vintage articles from throughout the years.
February 15, 1964
America goes wild for the four mop tops from Liverpool.
| December 20, 1980
Full coverage of the music world's reaction to John Lennon's murder.
| November 18, 2000
The release of the blockbuster Beatles hits album "1"
| September 9, 2009
Beatlemania 2.0 hits as the Fab Four come to Rock Band.
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