"We're more popular than Jesus now." -- John Lennon
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Imagine there's no heavenIt's easy if you tryNo hell below usAbove us only skyImagine all the peopleLiving for today...Imagine there's no countriesIt isn't hard to doNothing to kill or die forAnd no religion tooImagine all the peopleLiving life in peace...You may say I'm a dreamerBut I'm not the only oneI hope someday you'll join usAnd the world will be as oneImagine no possessionsI wonder if you canNo need for greed or hungerA brotherhood of manImagine all the peopleSharing all the world...You may say I'm a dreamerBut I'm not the only oneI hope someday you'll join usAnd the world will live as one
when you see the entire text of this interview, lennon was saying that they are more known to more people in their day than jesus was in his day...that's all...but religious zealots in this country took it out of context and started actually burning beatles records...morons
wrong quote dumbass
John Lennon, and The Beatles, rock. Religion is a crock, and John knew that, even before todays muslims are showing religion for the nonsense that it is.
At that point in time they were more popular. Kids would much rather see the Beatles than go to church. The Beatles changed everything; music, fashion, attitudes. You had to be there, I guess, it was an incredibly exciting time. This quote was really bad for them when it happened. Emotions were running so high, the backlash was fierce. I wish I had some of the records and memorabilia that was burned then. I could retire.
Jesus never had a number one record. He said they were more popular than Jesus not more important or better than Jesus. He later said if he had said Television was more popular than Jesus he would have gotten away with it.
John Lennon WAS the Beatles.
I'm so happy to see that the majority of you understand what John really meant to say. He was completely peaceful and full of wisdom. Rest his soul!
Dear Perk740: I admire you for being so callously asinine and self-righteous. Quickly now, go to your god before he fades away.
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