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Maureen Cleave

Female
Born 1941

Maureen Cleave is an English journalist who worked for the London Evening News and London Evening Standard in the 1960s, conducting interviews with famous musicians of the era, including Bob Dylan and John Lennon. In her interview with Lennon on March 4, 1966, she quoted him as saying that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now". According to the Bob Spitz biography of the Beatles, Lennon admitted to a liaison with Cleave, inspiring the Beatles song "Norwegian Wood".… Read More

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1941 Birth Born in 1941.

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1966 25 Years Old In her interview with Lennon on March 4, 1966, she quoted him as saying that the Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now". … Read More
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