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John Lennon's birthday--random notes

I've been thinking a lot about John Lennon in the past few days, as I put together my playlist for my show Saturday night at 7 for John's 70th birthday. And I've been reading a lot about him in the news. Here's one item that made me sad: Yoko Ono says she now only listens to John's music for business reasons. Otherwise it's just too painful she says. How awful that an idiot seeking fame not only took away her husband and the love of her life, he also robbed her of the enjoyment of his music. At least Beatle/Lennon fans still have the music to soothe us (or rile us up.) Then I found another item that said the FBI had confiscated a John Lennon item that was up for sale in a collectibles auction. It was a fingerprint and signed card that was part of his application for citizenship in 1976. The FBI says it just wants to know how government property ended up in the hands of a collector. Or maybe it means the government still doesn't trust him...and his revolutionary ideas. Give peace a chance, indeed.

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