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For those in the cheaper seats: A John Lennon Club
17 November 2021
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I certainly agree that there was more good than bad in John, but that it all made him into a compelling whole. And it’s clear he’d evolved and changed his way of thinking of many things, and was continuing to at the time he was cruelly cut down, and that the world was robbed of what his further evolutions would’ve brought us.

It also somewhat irks me when some people try to revise history and especially say no one ever thought of John as an activist prior to his assassination or that no one listened to The Beatles or really missed them before December 8, 1980, which we know simply is not remotely true. And it all comes from these people who refuse to admit that the househusband account is essentially true.

But I love all parts of all four of them: John’s tendency towards biting sarcasm and verbal cruelty mixed with his generous spirit and irrepressible blunt honesty (though occasionally mixed with his storyteller’s art to be more like out of a novel or screenplay rather than necessarily how it REALLY happened), Paul’s genuine kindness and careful thought mixed with his steely resolve and tendency to stand his ground even when it’s unpopular, George’s dry wit and wordplay mixed with his pithy wisdom and spiritualism, and Ringo’s infectious childlike demeanor and his devotion to spreading positivity to all of us mixed with a certain irony in how he carries himself. I love every part of them, the good, the bad, and everything in between, because it’s what made The Beatles into The Beatles, even when they were no longer together as such.

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^^well that warmed the fiery ashes of my heart to read heart a-hard-days-night-george-9

So anyway I have an interesting tidbit to share:
My best friend was telling me how she was talking with her dad, and apparently, among the many jobs he has held, was work on a house that was being built for John Lennon . He said it was a good gig, but unfortunately, John was killed before it was complete, so it never got finished. Apparently the guy who was doing the painting strained his eyes from looking at so much white a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10a-hard-days-night-paul-10

So it turns out I’m only a couple degrees removed from a Beatle, guess it’s time to write my autobiography a-hard-days-night-george-10

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Love this humour from Get Back

*Yoko screaming into the microphone*

John: “Whatever you say dear!” 

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Elton John celebrating his 60th at Madison Square Garden in 2007, and remembering his friend…

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Saw this comment on YouTube that seems legit:

John would often eat at the Fortuna where my mom waitressed from 78 to 80. He never carried more then 5$ he would get black tea and toast dark with raspberry jam on the side and a New york times. He wore a gold coke spoon on a chain and chain smoked. He joked that yoko had him on a strict diet free of sugar and not to mention the jam. Sean occasionally came in as well and played with a tonka truck. He told my mom about his cat Alice falling out their window. December of 1980 John gave my mom a 1000 $ tip for the times he missed giving her a tip because he was often without cash. Days before he died.

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