Footage from 1971 shows John Lennon having a conversation with a homeless man who had been living in the singer's garden, as he tries to convince the troubled fan that his famous songs aren't about him.

When John Lennon found homeless fan at his door and invited him in: “Are you hungry?”

Listen to the Beatles sing 'Yesterday' and 'Penny Lane' with isolated vocals

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Bowie and the Queen

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Key changes

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Paul McCartney pays sweet tribute to John Lennon with unseen photo to mark 80th birthday

Paul McCartney pays sweet tribute to John Lennon with unseen photo to mark 80th birthday

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Julian Lennon

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Imagine

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Sean Lennon in 2014

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George Michael purchased the piano John Lennon used to write 'Imagine' in 2000

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Elton John and John Lennon

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Brian May, Roger Taylor, Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart were joined by Phil Collins, Brian Wilson, Cliff Richard and Joe Cocker for an epic rendition of the Beatles classic 'All You Need Is Love', on June 4, 2002.

When Queen, the Beatles and Rod Stewart sang spectacular version of 'All You Need Is Love'

John Lennon’s 'attention-seeking killer' Mark Chapman apologises for murder: 'I’m sorry'

John Lennon’s 'attention-seeking killer' Mark Chapman apologises for murder: 'I’m sorry'

Cover versions

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