During their first four years together as a couple, John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent virtually every minute of every day together.
Though they continued to exhilarate each other on a creative level, their physical relationship inevitably lost some of its initial blaze.
"No matter what you hear, even stuff that we thought was really bad -- it doesn't sound so bad now.
She is weirdly ageless – her face constant and iconic through all these years. “Even 50 years.” John Lennon once described his wife as “the world’s most famous unknown artist: everyone knows her name but no one knows what she actually does.” This is possibly because he eclipsed her.
It will feature a series of photographs called Smile, conceived as a way of connecting people across the world without language, just an image of their smiles. “The smile is such an important thing and I actually wrote that we had to do this in 1960-something,” she says. In the last page of my Grapefruit book I asked for people to send in pictures of their smiles. “Although we weren’t aware of it at the time.” She led him away from the mainstream, away from the Beatles, into more experimental layered music, and he led her further into him.
Little did the legendary frontman know that he would be meeting his destiny.
The second version of how John Lennon and Yoko Ono met, was revealed by band member, Paul Mc Cartney who said their first encounter happened in late 1965, when she was in London looking for original music scores for a book called and Mc Cartney refused to give her any of his writings and suggested that John might be interested in sharing his.