There were only four of The Beatles now; John, Paul, George and Pete, because Stuart Sutcliffe left the band. The beatles changed their hair and clothes (they wore suits now) and gained more popularity. Ringo Starr became their new drummer and Pete left the band. The fourteen songs on the album "Please Please Me" were all recorded in one day.
Soon, The Beatles became famous in the USA, too. In February 1964, The Beatles' song "I Want to Hold your Hand" was number one in the American charts. Five thousand fans waited for their plane at he airport when they went to the USA.
The beatles became very rich doing their tour,John bought a big house and a very expensive car. But some things were not easy, fans run after them when they went outside and they quickly get became tired of this. John said in an interview, "we are more popular than Jesus" and he received many hate.
John and his girlfriend Cynthia had ason called Julian, but he did not have much time for his family so they soon broke up. John met Yoko Ono, who was a musician too and spent so much time together. John and Yoko bought a big house where they lived with Julian and Kyoko; Yoko's doughter.
Things were not easy between John, Paul, George and Ringo. On a cold winter's day in January 1969,The Beatles played together for the last time in a roof in London. People stood on the street and listened. A yar later the band start to break up, they wanted to do different things now.
John Lennon made 8 solo albums, most of them in the USA. His songs were not about love anymore, he sang about the world around him or about his life instead. Some songs are very sad. His second allbum, called "imagine", became one of the most importants albums of all the time.