John Lennon, Alma Cogan, and the Delicate Mechanism of Efficient Beatles Operations

By |2020-01-02T22:50:13-08:00December 21, 2019|Alma Cogan, Uncategorized|

The Beatles with Alma Cogan This article and this article from the Daily Mail have long intrigued me, less for whether or not it they are definitely true or false than because their truthiness is revealing. They claim that John Lennon had an affair with Alma Cogan, a British singer eight years his senior, and that he apparently believed she was the reincarnation of his late mother. Cogan, as the article points out, was very much a traditional entertainer of the sort whom the Beatles quickly rendered culturally antiquated. But offstage, Cogan and the group mixed in the same relatively [...]