I Miss John Lennon

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He went through a strange post-Beatles stage where he dissed everything they ever did which I didn't think was necessary. They meant too much to too many people, myself included.
 

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He went through a strange post-Beatles stage where he dissed everything they ever did which I didn't think was necessary. They meant too much to too many people, myself included.
right, but a lot of that music is also really good. The first solo album (Plastic Ono Band) is great, in my opinion. Really varied and consistently high quality songwriting, with a nice stripped down production.
 

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John Lennon's murder is my first true photographic memory in life. I vividly recall specific details about seeing that on TV, and the rest of that day. I was 3 years old.

Until I was about 8 years old, I thought John Lennon and JFK were basically the same person, and that I had remebred the JFK assassination from 1980. oh to be young
 
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Was the day before my 20th birthday. Was riding a high after gigging the Friday and Saturday before. Heard on radio in CA Monday night.
Like much of the world, the news ruined my high. For quite awhile.
 

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One of the most prolific songwriters in history.

Howard Cosell broke the news of his death on Monday Night Football. Just a senseless, tragic act of violence.
 

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Although George was always my favorite, John was likely the most artistic and deepest thinker of all of them. I always loved his material. In fact, I'm going to pull out a couple of his CD's today and take a listen. It's been a while.
 

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my least favorite Beatle.
i still hate what happened to him.
i think it would be great if Lennon was still around weighing in on music of today.
 
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I was in my last semester in college when the morning clock radio flipped on the radio and heard "and the late ex Beatle..." and I immediately thought John Lennon was dead!
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I remember someone accidentally buying this album thinking it was John Lennon - it's not John, it's Yoko - look carefully and you can see they've swapped positions from John's album.

 

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If anyone is interested, below is a link with more about the song "Revolution", it's origin, etc. The link includes an audio of the isolated guitar tracks which is pretty cool. Also, in Al's video above, at around 11 seconds, it looks like George says to Paul "John smells like $h1T" and laughs, but it's never been proven what actually was said. Maybe more likely "John sounds like $h1T", or "John's guitar sounds like $h1t". We will perhaps never know...

https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/beatles-john-lennon-revolution-isolated-guitar/

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Also, in Al's video above, at around 11 seconds, it looks like George says to Paul "John smells like $h1T" and laughs, but it's never been proven what actually was said. Maybe more likely "John sounds like $h1T", or "John's guitar sounds like $h1t". We will perhaps never know...
To me, it looks like he say's "John's mic is $h1T".
 
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