Happy Birthday, John

Remembering John Lennon on what would have been – and should have been – his 79th birthday.

The photograph at the bottom was taken by Rolling Stone magazine photographer Annie Leibovitz less than 12 hours before he was murdered.
Following the photo session, radio personality Dave Sholin arrived at the Dakota for an interview with Lennon to promote the Double Fantasy album.
When the interview came to a close, Lennon remarked, “I consider that my work won’t be finished until I’m dead and buried and I hope that’s a long, long time.

I have included six medleys below; three featuring Lennon with the Beatles, and three highlighting his solo years.
Listen … and celebrate his life.

Play buttons are on the left … Volume sliders are on the right

The Beatles
I Want To Hold Your Hand
From Me To You
Slow Down

The Beatles
Strawberry Fields Forever
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
I Am The Walrus

The Beatles
Across The Universe
Tomorrow Never Knows
Happiness Is A Warm Gun

John Lennon
Working Class Hero
Gimme Some Truth

John Lennon
Aisumasen (I’m Sorry)

John Lennon
Watching The Wheels
(Just Like) Starting Over
Give Peace A Chance

Compiled by Ray Lemire ©2019 RayLemire.com / Streamingoldies.com. All Rights Reserved.

Comments (4)

  1. Barbara

    Thanks for thinking of us even when you should be just thinking of you Ray …. music makes every day better – especially good music!

    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thanks, Barbara. I couldn’t let the date pass without playing Lennon. 🙂

  2. Nancy Garbati

    Took me all day cause I’ve been in and out, but enjoyed it very much…thanks and be well!

    1. Ray (Post author)

      Thanks, Nancy.
      I’m doing okay … for an old man. 😉


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