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Old Oct 09, 2012, 05:40 PM   #1
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Default 14 John Lennon news updates and articles

As our Applescruff has requested.Which is a great idea.To start our own special threads for John's birthday.I have bunch of new articles to post for John Lennon's birthday here.

Happy birthday to John and to Sean.And to my own Dad who was born on October 9th in 1922. Who passed away from cancer when I was 25 years old.I'm 54 years old now.I was born in California.My Dad was born in in the State of Montana.I'm sending them positive energy,prayers and my love. We love you John and Sean.I love you Dad.Also a Happy birthday to our Apple Scruff whose birthday is also today.

Huffington Post
John Lennon's Birthday: 5 Ways To Spread His Message

On his birthday, may John Lennon's message of peace reverberate louder than the sounds of bullets down the block or other acts of hatred around the world.

October 6, 2012
37 Years Ago: John Lennon’s Deportation Order Reversed

On Oct. 7, 1975, New York State Supreme Court judge Irving Kaufman reversed a deportation order for John Lennon, allowing him to legally remain in the United States. Lennon was in the spotlight throughout the first few years of the decade, not only due to his music and his status as a former Beatle, but equally for his very outspoken stance on the Vietnam War and the Nixon administration.

Aquarius Papers - Global Astrology
A Merry 2012 Video Birthday Celebration for Iconic Saint John Lennon the Beatle

Every October 9 we celebrate the birthday of the one who gave the world "All You Need is Love," the first global broadcast, and "Give Peace A Chance," the rallying cry that united millions in ending a useless war (yes, "useless war" IS a redundancy!) An orphan with a bad attitude, his life was a miracle journey of ego to the peak of absolute fame, power, and wealth, the crash that inevitably follows, and the redemption of a life through love, appreciation, and respect for inner and outer peace.

October 6, 2012
A World At Peace: Imagine w/John Lennon & Esperanza Spalding

It was 72 years ago on Tuesday, that Sergeant Pepper's co-creator was born to play. John Ono Lennon, MBE, born John Winston Lennon, on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, would have been 72, had it not been for a deranged lunatic taking his life outside his New York City apartment building, the Dakota, on December 8th, 1980.

John Lennon 72nd birthday tributes: Birds of Paradox with Elephants Memory in NY

To celebrate what would have been John Lennon’s 72nd birthday, many tributes and performances are being held next week around the world to honor the late Beatle’s life. (See full article here).

Classic Rock
John Lennon Lashes Out at Paul McCartney in Newly Published Letter From 1971

Today (Oct. 9) would have been John Lennon‘s 72nd birthday, and with it comes the publication of a new book, ‘The John Lennon Letters.’ the publication contains nearly 300 letters written by Lennon during his lifetime, giving an unfiltered and uncensored look at one of the most written-about figures of the past 50 years.

Huffington Post
John Lennon's 20 Best Quotes In Celebration Of His 72nd Birthday

October 9th is a big day for one of the first families of music. Not only is it the 37th birthday of John and Yoko's only son, Sean Lennon, John Lennon would have turned the ripe old age of 72 today.

Salem News
John Lennon's 72nd and a Light Still Shines on Truth

The former Beatle became a thorn in the side of the Nixon Administration for speaking up against the Vietnam War and for the unofficial anthem of that generations Peace Movement with Give Peace a Chance

Huffington Post
On John Lennon's 72nd Birthday, A Look At The Beatle's Whimsical Drawings (IMAGES)

Everyone knows John Lennon could write a song like no one else. But on what would have been Lennon's 72nd birthday (and what is Sean Lennon's 37th!), we tip our hat to the legendary singer's other artistic talents.

The Antique Circus Poster That Inspired John Lennon to Write ‘Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite’

In 1967, John Lennon purchased a Victorian circus poster at an antiques shop. That poster later inspired him to write the song, ‘Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!‘, which can be found on the ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band‘ album by the The Beatles. The short film titled Lennon’s Poster, by Nick Esdaile and Joe Fellows, talks about the poster and how Peter Dean and his team have lovingly recreated it using traditional methods of wood engraving and letterpress printing.

We all shine on together and remember John Lennon in 2012

He was a man born in Liverpool, England on October 9, 1940. He would come from humble beginnings, yet was destined to become one of the most influential individuals of his entire generation.

Huffington Post
Yoko Ono Celebrates John Lennon's Birthday Today By Awarding Lennon Ono Grants for Peace in Reykjavik

Why Iceland ? "Iceland is such a beautiful, special country. The air, water and land are clean and pure," Ono explained, "They are protecting the natural resources and have been using their geothermal energy since the 1930's."Today in Reykjavik, Iceland, Yoko Ono will give the Biennial LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE to five activists. This day coincides with the birthday of John Lennon and his son Sean. John Lennon would be 72 today.

Iceland Review Online

Yoko Ono Awards Five Peace Grants (Photos)

Yoko Ono awarded five peace awards at a ceremony at Harpa concert and conference hall in Reykjavík this afternoon. Ono grants the LENNONONO Grant For Peace awards every two years to individuals who have made notable contributions to peace and equality.

Earthcam - Imagine Peace Tower 10/9/2012
Life is what happens when your busy making other plans. John Lennon

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