How John Lennon’s Heroin Addiction Affected The Beatles


By Lindswy Weedston

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A new report delves into the impact that Lennon’s heroin addiction had on the iconic rock band.

John Lennon’s addiction to heroin during a time when it was poorly understood may have played a significant role in the breakup of the Beatles, according to an article published in Salon.

Fans have long speculated on just how much of the lyrics in the late Beatle’s songs reference the powerful illicit opioid, but a look into Lennon’s own words and reports from those close to him paint a picture of someone who was deep into an addiction disorder before…click here to continue reading