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RIP — John Lennon (10/1/1940) – (12/8/1980)

imagine2December 8, 1980: Psycho and modern day nut, Mark David Chapman killed John Lennon outside of Lennon’s NYCity home at The Dakota. Chapman thought he was Jesus/Holden Caufield and basically just bat$h&t crazy. Click here and here to read further details of that fateful day. I remember telling my parents the news after seeing the report on Monday Night Football. Of course I was six years old, but I knew that this was important-I knew who The Beatles were, but probably couldn’t have picked out John at that time. Chapman has remained in New York’s Attica State Prison since his conviction in 1980. An incredibly senseless and pointless act of violence.

E-mail us at and tell us what John means to you. First three respondants receive an excellent collection of Lennon songs.

Here’s John’s late period song, “Watching The Wheels”:

Lennon’s response to McCartney’s “Dear Boy”:

“Jealous Guy” from Imagine:

Lennon and Howard Cosell:


2 responses

  1. You have a great music blog here! I’ve added you to my mp3blog list and custom search, check it out.

    Rickdog’s collected 6,000 mp3blog links, accessible from the alpha menu at page top. You can open frames on these blogs to view them directly on my site, and you can also view the feeds in a frame.

    The newest mp3blogs

    You can search your blog and all the others in my custom google search:

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    I add new blogs to the alpha lists once a week, but your site is immediately added to the custom google search engine.

    December 8, 2008 at 8:49 am

  2. Chapman was a product of the CIA’s mind-control program, MK-Ultra. The assassination was a pre-emptive strike against the domestic opposition to the Reagan Administration’s savage wars of counterrevolution in Central America, which were just than getting started (if you were alive at the time, you might recall that 3 U.S. nuns and a lay worker were murdered in El Salvador 6 days before Lennon’s death). For more, visit:

    December 8, 2008 at 9:58 am

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