John Lennon was born on October 9 1940 and he died on December 8 1980. He was and continues to be an icon in pup culture and in the fixture of Rock and Roll. His work and his story are essential influences on all pop artist today. To Celebrate his life, we’re presenting this podcast.
It was made with much love and respect. The program features music and commentary by John himself. You’ll also be treated to a few great covers of both Beatles songs and Lennon solo. Plus you will hear from David Bowie, Yoko Ono, Alice Cooper, Nancy Sinatra and Marilyn Manson.
We’ve unearthed BBC and CBS reporting of his death in 1980. And to top it all off we’ve included a documentary on the 1995 release of the first new Beatles recording in two decades. Enjoy and be inspired! And how do you like this little collage of Lennon photos?