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Artist Spotlight: The Beatles, John Lennon & Jesus Christ.

 
Artist Spotlight: The Beatles, John Lennon & Jesus Christ.
Posted March 4th, 2014 @ 8:45am

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03/04 in 1966, John Lennon's statement that The Beatles were 'more popular than Jesus Christ' was published in The London Evening Standard. "Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. We’re more popular then Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first, rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity. Jesus was alright, but his disciples were thick and ordinary." Christian groups in the US were outraged resulting in some states burning Beatles records. Lennon later apologized.

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