Remembering John Lennon 34 years after his Assassination!

Cherokee Billie Spiritual Advisor

Remembering John Lennon 34 years after his Assassination!

For those who do not know John Lennon, here is a brief scenario (John Winston Lennon), October 09, 1940 – December 08, 1980. Born in Liverpool, England John was a member of the Beatles, a prolific songwriter, and also had a successful solo career. He was shot and killed as he entered his apartment building in New York City. He was 40. He was the first celebrity to be assassinated.

It is hard to believe that it has been 34 years since one of the beacons of light that shined upon our consciousness and our world was extinguished.  John Lennon touched the lives of so many people with his music, his strong views about peace, and stopping war.  He was willing to expose all parts of himself the good and the not so good.  Yet, he always remained true to himself.

I was twelve years old when the Beatles came…

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  1. I feel the same way. He was a great influence on my life. I can only imagine what doing that radio program that day was like. The grief was so overwhelming. Thank you for sharing your story. Many blessings, Cherokee Billie

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  2. not a problem. i remember exactly where i was that morning. i ended up doing a radio interview about him with a friend of mine, who was taking a radio course in college. my aunt worked for Apple Records for a short time, so we just sat and chatted. John Lennon was a huge influence on me, his writing, and philospophies. Thanks for sharing

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