Rest in peace, dear John ☮ (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980)
"And, because my role in society —or any artist or poet’s role— is to try to express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel, not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all. And it’s like that’s the job of the artist in society, not to… they’re not some alienated being living on the outskirts of town. It’s fine to live on the outskirts of town, but artists must reflect what we all are. b>I feel that artists are that: they’re reflections of society… mirrors”
Paul McCartney participates in a photo session with the Beatles after their Paris concerts in France, photographed by Jean-Marie Périer. (June 21st, 1965)
Ringo out in front, baby.
The actual uncropped Rubber Soul photo, I never saw this one before!
John Lennon presents Paul McCartney with “gag flowers” after his performance of “Yesterday”.