Freddie adored his baby son, John. He had a few weeks’ leave when the boy was 18 months old, but there was a war on. He was sent away again — and when he returned, in , his wife was pregnant once more, this time with another man’s baby. yagbu.net News Channel: George Harrison. John Lennon hand-drawn birthday card to Pattie Boyd to sell for £12k: A rare quirky hand-drawn birthday card John Lennon made for George Harrison's wife is tipped to sell for £12, (about $15,). The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history.