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Remembering John...
8 December 2011
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Man, I wanted to say something, but then I saw the video and at 2.38 Paul and John looking at each other and smiling.. and I just couldn't help but cry. :(

 

 

I'll wear my Peace and Love necklace tomorrow. a-hard-days-night-george-5

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8 December 2011
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I've just updated my FB status to say that I'm remembering John today (and "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott from the metal band Pantera who was shot by a fan in 2004).

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8 December 2011
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Its not an event i think about or even want to think about. After all these years its still to hard a concept to understand and would rather remember his birth. Currently reading a book that details the beatles working career day by day after the spilt, ive ground to a halt after the Double Fantasy sessions because i know whats going to happen. Far too depressing and heartbreaking to read how active and upbeat and happy John was in late 1980.

Sorry.

 

(My fave John beatle song)

(My fave John solo song)

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
8 December 2011
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and…

 

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8 December 2011
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I'm crying inside. heart 

 

8 December 2011
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God just think about him dying just breaks my heart. I wish I was in Central Park right now paying my respect. Despite all his flaws, John you were truly one of a kind. No one will ever forget you. We love you and miss you heart

 

Peace and Love.

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8 December 2011
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R.I.P. John… You will always be remembered.

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Sont des mots qui vont très bien ensemble.
8 December 2011
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Not seen this before. John being John and the end is great.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
8 December 2011
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I remember in September of 1980 reading a newspaper article on John's comeback after a five year break. My friends and I were estatic.   For those who were around to be woken up and told of John's murder 31 years ago like myself, The shock is long gone but the manner in which he was taken from us at such a relatively young age during the height of his creative peak just  returning to make music again will never make sense.   I had purchased the single "Starting Over" which I couldn't listen to for months in the aftermath.  Days before purchased  "Double Fantasy"  I listened to John's songs write away and thought "Woman" was beautiful resembling a Beatles song immensely but was most captivated by "Watching the Wheels".    Many of us were so depressed and confused, Some skipped school and Tuesday was appropriately a heavy rainy day.  The death of John Lennon left a very big void in this world. No other musical artist was as articulate in expressing themselves.   His spirit lives on and while this is a sad day, The best way to try and cope with it is to play his records and always remember how upbeat and postive he was about the future.  All you still need is PEACE and LOVE.  hearta-hard-days-night-john-5

"All You Need is LOVE"
8 December 2011
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Ahhh Instant Karma.. Watching the Wheels.. so many solo songs that are just great..

 

Aw I miss you John. heart

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9 December 2011
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The world misses him. He was just an amazing person who didn't deserve to get killed. (Well, no one does) Horrible thing…

But I should not get into that, The person who killed him doesn't deserve to be either remembered or to be mentioned.

John, generation after generation will remember you, if I have children, definately I will tell them about everything you did.

 

"I really thought that love would save us all." – John Lennon 1940 – (infinity symbol) 

This is la la la la love! – George Harrisonheart Please! Tell me what you think! and I hope you won't  laugh haha. http://soulandeyes.tumblr.com/ "Que en el planeta tanto ande mal; Que el hombre agreda al hombre, que el hombre agreda al animal, al vegetal."
9 December 2011
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Noooooo! I forgot it was today. I always think that it's the 9th because anytime I dont know somthing about John I just assume its somthing to do with 9 (and I'm 99% right in doing so) OMG! This is totally random but right now I'm listening to "The End" on record and it started skipping on the word "love". Mabey it's a sign. Or Johns spirit messing with me :^) <—- imagine that's a John smiley because my iPod dosent let me put them on my posts.

I liked The Beatles before it was cool. (as in, I like all their music before 1965. I mean, I still like their later stuff but am very picky about what songs I like, while their older stuff I love it all. I am just not a fan of drugged out Beatles. Drugs scare me.) [  ] Single [  ] Taken [X] Mentally dating Paul McCartney George fell off the bandwagon! (inside joke)
9 December 2011
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I feel absolutely terrible not being online yesterday, but I had no acess to a computer and I had Tommy rehersals.

 

But anyway, I listened to Love and Imagine yesterday, and I just broke down crying.

Thank you John for absolutely everything, you truly, truly, will be missed.

Peace and love

 

-Ali

 

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10 December 2011
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Mrs McCarrison, don't feel too bad: it was Dec 8th in New York; but it was 11:30 PM or so and therefore Dec 9 in his native UK.

Plus, as you say, the 9th fits in better with Lennon lore.

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10 December 2011
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Mrs.McCarrison said:

Noooooo! I forgot it was today. I always think that it's the 9th because anytime I dont know somthing about John I just assume its somthing to do with 9 (and I'm 99% right in doing so) OMG! This is totally random but right now I'm listening to "The End" on record and it started skipping on the word "love". Mabey it's a sign. Or Johns spirit messing with me :^) <—- imagine that's a John smiley because my iPod dosent let me put them on my posts.

Don't worry. I always get confused too.

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
10 December 2011
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I didn't post in this topic till now because I really don't know what to say. It was easy for me to write a letter to George last week, but with John everything's more confusing, it just goes round and round in circles. I love him and I miss him. I am absolutely certain of that.

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25 February 2012
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I'm sorry for posting this on George's birthday, but I think it was important to share.

 

Stevie Wonder's reaction to John's death. It's a very, very shocking video, but I believe it would give to all BFF members who are too young to fully understand what it meant for us losing him. It's an important historic document.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v…..re=related

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25 February 2012
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Although George died way to early i can understand how it happened, however with Johns ive never been able to work it out and to this day, after nearly 20 years of being a fan, i find it incredibly difficult to read or think about it and will not watch documentaries about it. I actually stopped reading a book at September 1980 because of what happened. To see how active and happy and at peace John was and know what occured is deeply upsetting for me.

And its not because of missing out on a tour or album or interview or reunion, i would happily trade that in, its that in one moment he was taken from us in a horrendous manner.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
26 February 2012
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Weirdly enough, I've been thinking about John a lot today. Even though it's George's birthday.

It's kind of hard for me to explain how I feel about him, especially to friends of mine who aren't fans. I feel like I know him, and I have so much love for him, and I feel a massive loss when I think that he isn't here anymore. And I know that to anybody else that sounds so odd, because I never met him and I was never even alive at the same time that he was, so I didn't even witness the effect of his death. But somehow through songs and videos, he has managed to help me so much. He has managed to cheer me up at times when I've felt helplessly depressed, and I wouldn't be who I am now if it wasn't for him.

George had time to prepare himself for his death, and it makes me so angry that John never got a chance to do that. He just had such a big personality, and he was so funny and loving, idk, just so full of life, and that was all gone so quickly, and he had so much more to offer.

Idk, I know that this is all just a long, rambling cliche. I think I just wanted to put this into words, somewhere. Thank you for everything, John. heart

 

(Okay, back to cheerful starting from now!)

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5 October 2012
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OK, so John's birthday is coming up next week. Since it is on a Tuesday, I am choosing to honor him this weekend. I usually pour the libation(s) of choice into my John Lennon pint glass, face northeast (toward Liverpool) and toast the man. Then, I will spend the evening listening to the Lennon Box Set.

Post your rembrances here along with anything you might do to commemorate his birthday.

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