John Lennon: It Was 30 Years Ago Today
This is the 8th year I am blogging on December 8 about the death of John Lennon, and how for me, it's a day of both sadness and celebration. (2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009.) Probably everyone over 40 remembers that night and where they were when they heard the shocking news. [More...]
Here is the video of Howard Cosell making the announcement on Monday Night Football.
I can't really say it better than I said here:
There are millions of people in this world whose lives were enriched by John Lennon, his persona and his music. He told his truth and it was the truth of an entire generation. His death was a tragedy, but his life was an inspiration. His legacy is timeless.
R.I.P. John Lennon, and Happy 30th Birthday to Nic, the TL kid (who at the age of 30 has probably earned a title other than "the TL Kid.")
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