John Lennon The Beatles: How Aunt Mimi ‘looked down’ on The Beatles bandmates

John Lennon The Beatles: How Aunt Mimi ‘looked down’ on The Beatles bandmates

His mother, Julia, died in 1958 after being hit by a car, only a couple of years after John had formed The Quarrymen, his first skiffle band.

Mimi was not a fan of John’s decision to become a musician, and according to David Stark, a Beatles superfan who met Mimi after John’s death, she had a plaque on her wall with a famous quote.

David said: “She was never convinced the band was gonna make it, which is why the other thing I saw there, she had hanging in the kitchen.

“In the kitchen was the plaque, which he had made for her using her own words.

Published at Tue, 08 Dec 2020 19:42:39 +0000