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Watch below as Reed espouses on loving shotguns and hating The Beatles.
It's a question that has haunted all of human history, starting from the days of Plato always going on about the vibes of "Plastic Ono Band" and Aristotle arguing passionately for the superiority of "Hey Jude."
Today marks what would have been John Lennon's 74th birthday.
Lennon moved to New York in 1971 and lived here right up until he was fatally shot to death outside the Dakota building in December 1980.
The NYPL will host a debate this month.
Videos from fifty years ago document The Beatles' first trip to the U.S.
The Beatles arrived in the U.S. almost 50 years ago, their plane touching down at JFK Airport in Queens on the afternoon of February 7th, 1964. And the NYPL is celebrating with a big exhibit.
The 1969 album features Yoko, who predicts peace and freedom in the 1970s, when "everyone will just be flying around."
Today marks the 46th anniversary of The Beatles album "Sgt. Pepper's," which means it's also yet another golden opportunity to remind you that the NY Times hated it from the start.
For the next few weeks, we'll take a closer look at some of Rowland Scherman's incredible photos and the stories behind them. This week: The Beatles on their first U.S. tour in 1964.
And check out John Lennon lounging on a beach on Long Island.
In 1969, Nik Cohn reviewed the new Beatles album, Abbey Road, which he called an "unmitigated disaster."
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