Open Thread – John Lennon 1940-1980
I wasn’t alive when John F. Kennedy was shot, so I don’t have an “I remember where I was” story as so many do. But I remember very vividly when John Lennon was shot. I was just a kid, reading under the covers with a flashlight and had my radio playing softly. I heard the announcement on WPLJ out of New York City, and remember the feeling that this was happening just a few miles away, and such an overwhelming feeling of sadness and loss. I had a big stack of Beatles albums in vinyl, and his voice was one I heard every day.
Hard to believe that was 30 years ago today. A voice that went silent far too soon.