18 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About John Lennon

#1. Lennon was self-conscious about his large nose.

#2. His favorite album of all time was The B-52’s self titled debut.

#3. Lennon often said he’d rather have been a member of Monty Python than The Beatles.

#4. Lennon would drink 20 to 30 cups of tea or coffee every day.

#5. As a boy John was a choir boy and a boy scout

#6. It was Bob Dylan who introduced marijuana to Lennon and The Beatles.

#7. John was the last Beatle to learn how to drive. He got his license at 24.

#8. The last time John saw Paul, they were watching Saturday Night Live together in John’s New York apartment.

#9. Lennon found out later in life he was dyslexic.

#10. John Lennon collected Beatles memorabilia.

#11. The last photograph taken of John Lennon while he was living was this one here, taken with his killer, Mark David Chapman

#12. Without glasses, he was legally blind.

#13. John Lennon hated his own singing voice.

#14. He loved to play Monopoly

#15. John was deeply hurt when a reporter labeled him “the fat Beatle” in 1965. He began to eat much less.

#16. John was expelled from school for misbehavior at age 5.

#17. In the ’60’s Lennon bought his own island off the coast of Ireland.

#18. He was the only Beatle who didn’t become a full-time vegetarian.