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Remembering John Lennon and others lost on this date

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Remembering John Lennon and others lost on this date

A song which to me is the epitome of Lennon:


Some of you may find this irreverent but another one of my personal heroes 'Dimebag' Darrel Abbot (of Pantera fame) was shot on stage whilst playing guitar on this day 6 years ago too.

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A bit odd this; an event that has been made a lot of by the media, but, if the reaction to this topic is anything to go by, it hasn't exactly set the world alight with interest by anybody else.
Was always a closet Beatles fan (covering a few of their titles in my youth) But never quite understood Lennon in his later years.
There was always much talk of plagiarism surrounding Lennon and McCartney. And like many others I knew somebody who was a friend of a friend of a long distant relative of a put-out writer who claimed he wrote some of their hits. 
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Never been a huge beatles fan, suppose you had to be there.
I certainly don't get what all the fuss is about...
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I bought Sgt Pepper's, Yellow Submarine and Abbey Road mainly because they fitted in with my then life style Wink Embarrassed
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A sad loss to songwriting.  He wrote some of the best songs of a generation.  He will always be remembered.
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@adiewoo. Managed by Brian Epstein. The Simon Cowell of his day. Without him there may not have been Beatlemania!!
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

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35 years ago tomorrow on 8th December John Lennon was shot and killed outside the Dakota Building in New York.
Lennon's last interview was given to Andy Peebles and will be broadcast exclusively on ShowBiz TV on 8th December at 6.30pm.
An interesting article about the interview:
Lennon Interview
And another interesting article:
Lennon's Killer
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Never been a huge beatles fan, suppose you had to be there.

I was there, I was never a huge Beatles fan either  Undecided