Whether you are a first-generation fan or brand new to John Lennon’s story, December 8th unquestionably marks the darkest day on the Beatles’ calendar. It doesn’t matter whether you are young or old, Lennon’s untimely death continues to exert a powerful impact on how we think about the band, popular music, and even our own lives.
You are cordially invited to share your thoughts and memories below. Tell us how you were affected, what you were doing at the time, and how you feel about Lennon’s fate. And remember: Lennon and the Beatles belong to everyone, regardless of age, nationality, or ethnicity. So no matter where you are from–and even if you hadn’t been born yet in December 1980–you are welcome and encouraged to share your thoughts about Lennon’s life and work.
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