John Lennon (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980).

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Steve Hoffman, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Steve Hoffman

    Steve Hoffman Your Host Your Host Thread Starter

    Gone too soon, 31 years ago tomorrow.
     

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  2. Jamey K

    Jamey K Forum Resident

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    Thanks for the career John. Miss ya.
     
  3. action pact

    action pact ^^ Sandy Warner, "The Exotica Girl"

    Way too soon. :shake:
     
  4. Veech

    Veech Space In Sounds

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    Los Angeles, CA
    Losing John Lennon still hurts.

    Best Lennon album? The White Album. Track for track (other than Bungalow Bill) Lennon nailed it, yes even "Goodnight" and "Revolution 9".

    I would go so far as to say that the best Beatles "solo" compilation ever would be the one made of all of Lennon's tracks on the White Album. Sheer brilliance.
     
  5. Todd Fredericks

    Todd Fredericks Forum Resident

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    Great photo.
     
  6. jmrife

    jmrife Well-Known Member

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    Colorado
    To say we miss him is a vast understatement.

    He is still my personal hero, warts and all.
     
  7. fattyramone

    fattyramone New Member

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    Same date , diffrent year , my dad died , i miss him even more
     
  8. gmku

    gmku Active Member

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    Asheville, NC, USA
    Plastic Ono Band was huge for me, hearing it when it came out when I was about 16. It made a difference in how I thought about music, about what could be done with music.
     
  9. Gone too soon indeed...
     
  10. BlueSpeedway

    BlueSpeedway Lodger

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    It's real love.
     
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  11. Col Kepper

    Col Kepper Forum Resident

    Location:
    Texas, Where else?
    Remembering John Lennon
    "With a love like that, you know you should be glad"
     
  12. marcel

    marcel Alea Iacta Est

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    Italy
    And to think how his life was taken away...:(

    You're missed, John

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  13. MLutthans

    MLutthans That's my spaghetti, Chewbacca! Staff

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    Marysville, WA
    I still have the newspaper from the following morning. Seattle Times, I think, but I haven't looked at it in about 15 years. Very sad night the previous evening.

    Here's my post from Dec. 7, 2008:
     
  14. rangerjohn

    rangerjohn Well-Known Member

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    chicago, il
    Still devastating. And infuriating.

    But then I focus what happiness he gave and the goodness he brought so, so many......
     
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  15. m5comp

    m5comp Forum Resident

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    I was watching the Today show the next morning when I found out. We will always remember you and your music, John.
     
  16. rangerjohn

    rangerjohn Well-Known Member

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    chicago, il
    :righton:

    Check out this thread:

    http://www.stevehoffman.tv/forums/showthread.php?t=253992&highlight=
     
  17. He helped change music and culture for the better.
     
  18. jricc

    jricc Forum Resident

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    Jersey Shore
    Was just listening to "The Late Great Johnny Ace".
    JL, you're still missed.
     
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  19. MN Football, H Cosell brought the news,.....shocked and saddened at the same moment in time. :sigh:
     
  20. musicfan37

    musicfan37 Forum Resident

    Very sad day...I remember it all too well. :cry:
     
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  21. direwolf-pgh

    direwolf-pgh Well-Known Member

  22. forthlin

    forthlin Forum Resident

    I miss him everyday.:(
     
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  23. williwoods

    williwoods Well-Known Member

    I was about 6 years old and I remember vividly all the woman in my family crying. I was just playing having a blast and then my mom my aunt and my grandmother all crying. I asked what was wrong and they said John Lennon of the Beatles had died. I remember it like it was yesterday, so vivid. I knew even then that it wasn't fair.
     
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  24. apileocole

    apileocole Lush Life Gort

    John provided a highly visible, brilliant example of individuality, its qualities, challenges and importance, both on and off the records. Even his absence can remind us.
     
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  25. puffyrock2

    puffyrock2 Forum Resident

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    He died after I was born and I grew up listening to his music. If only he were here to see how many people still miss him.
     

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