John’s costly drug bust

Lennon and drig chare

 

John Lennon and Yoko Ono leave Marylebone Magistrates’ Court after their hearing on drug possession charges, 19 October 1968.

The case was to dog Lennon for a number of years, preventing him from gaining residency in the USA and partly ending his political activism.

Senior police involved in the costly drugs were later jailed for corruption. John always claimed the drugs were planted at his home.

Read the full blog: The Beatle, The Bankie & The Bouquet .

Photo montage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Jimmy Reid and in front of the Titan crane in the former shipyards of Clydebank

The full story behind John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s donation to Clyde shipbuilders of the UCS in 1971 as he went from Beatle to political and peace activist.

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