It's been 37 years since Lennon
was gunned down by an assassin's bullet on December 8, 1980, but his legacy and the lessons he imparted in his music and his activism have not diminished over the years.
On Monday, December 8, 1980, Lennon
was shot dead by Mark David Chapman in the archway of the Dakota, his residence in New York City.
First up was Scott Riach, Inverness, who said: "It's an absolute disgrace the way the Rangers fans are acting over Lennon
Per his wife Yoko Ono's request, Lennon
did not have a funeral, but that didn't stop massive crowds from turning out to honor him.
In the North East, as elsewhere in Britain, John Lennon
and The Beatles were musical heroes.
Dorothy said Lennon
became nonchalant towards his wife around 1967, five years after they tied the knot.
The Shroud of Tourin" was created in the autumn of 1966 after Lennon
commented that The Beatles were more popular than Jesus.
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Although death- by- assassin does tend to inspire a certain sort of unnatural fervour -- see the Kennedys -- the feverish epidemic called ' Beatlemania', which ravaged much of the world in the 1960s, ensured that Lennon
would always be the subject of careful examination.
Stephen, who resembles the iconic Beatle, will perform such timeless Fab Four classics as "She Loves You," "Twist and Shout," "Ticket to Ride," "Revolution" and "Strawberry Fields Forever" as well as solo Lennon
staples such as "Imagine" and "Woman.
Originally consisting of Lennon
and several school friends, The Quarrymen took their name from a line in the school song of Quarry Bank High School, which they attended.
WALKOUT MONAGHAN manager Mattie Lennon
has quit and his players have threatened not to play in a league final next Sunday.
launched a verbal attack on Alan McKee, 33, a fellow member of the far-right group, before headbutting his victim, Preston Magistrates' Court heard.
A candle light tribute to John Lennon
for the 30th anniversary of his death Picture: COLIN LANE/ tmcl071210lennon
-1 JOHN LENNON
'S widow, Yoko Ono, gave a heartfelt plea for the former Beatle to be remembered "with deep love and respect" as Liverpool today marks the 30th anniversary of his murder.
The audience meets Lennon
at the height of his early fame and follows him through a whiny personal journey punctuated by serious daddy issues.