social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
Kitty Dunn

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


John Lennon at 72

Because John Lennon was taken from us at just the age of 40, we will never know what he would have been like as an old man.

Somebody ventured earlier this year that he would have become a Republican.

That I highly doubt. 

It's interesting to think about how his music would have evolved. Would he have gotten into electronic music? That sounds more Yoko to me. How about rap?  I think he would respect it, but probably wouldn't have veered in that direction.

I'd like to think he'd be collaborating with the likes of Jack White, stripping rock down to its rawest form. He'd probably stop by the Daily Show to share his views with Jon Stewart, or maybe joining Neil Young and Willie Nelson to help out with Farm Aid.

I don't think he'd be narrating a Time/Life informercial, or doing any cooking segments with Rachael Ray. 

Nor would he have strutted his stuff on Dancing With the Stars.

Actually, he's probably the only guy I could think of that could get me to watch that show!
Let's flash back, shall we, to John's days with the Beatles. This is one of my favorites.


Tags :  
Topics : Entertainment_Culture
Social :
People : Jack WhiteJohn LennonJon StewartNeil YoungRachael RayWillie Nelson


Share This: | More


 
10/09/2012 10:10AM
John Lennon at 72
Please Enter Your Comments Below
10/11/2012 5:12PM
Had He Survived
Hey Kitty (and everyone else)...check out this very cool "What If" interview with John: David Kamp imagines John Lennon in his 70s, alive and well on a dairy farm upstate http://vnty.fr/OQSXHP RT @StuLevitan
10/12/2012 4:04PM
Sad sigh
Kitty, Your little narrative here reminded me of how many times in my life since 1980 I've asked myself this question. So much of who I am - my politics, my world view, how I look at others - has a basis in my fascination and studying of John Lennon when I was a kid. If nothing else, I'm sure he would still be that voice of reason and lash out at the injustices he may witness. He would have been a strong voice and comfort during 9/11, especially, in his beloved New York. He would have been on that stage with Paul at the Concert for New York. I think the two, along with Ringo, would have re-united many times by now, including the Concert for George in 2002. His absence leaves a gaping hole, not just in music, but in our culture and our society.
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
In Search of...Spock
The passing of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 makes me feel like I've lost a member of my extended family. Growing up with three brothers, two older and one younger, it would have been impossible to not be over-exposed to Nimoy's Spock and the...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about George Harrison
Who else still misses George?  George Harrison was born on today's date in 1943, and was only 58 when he died in 2001. I was interviewed by Channel 3 after he died, and I said it was truly sad for me, because I grew up with the Beatles and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: The Sylvers "Hotline"
"Hotline, hotline, calling on the hotline for your love!"  The hook is so contagious you will probably be hearing it in your head all day. Sorry about that. "Hotline" was a number 5 single for the family band the Sylvers in...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Kool & The Gang "Cherish"
There was not a lot of love today for the song "Cherish" by Kool & The Gang. It was a huge hit for the band in 1985--getting all the way up to #2 on the pop charts. This song is not to be confused with "Cherish," a song which...
Read More
Discover & Download: Scars on 45
New from Scars on 45: "Take You Home"
World's Worst iPod: Donna Fargo "Funny Face"
Copuntry singer-songwriter Donna Fargo had two big crossover pop hits. One was "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., and the other was the one we featured from the World's Worst iPod. "Funny Face" made it to number 5 on the pop...
Read More
Discover & Download : Zella Day
  This Week's Discover & Download is Zella Day - Hypnotic.  We have 50 download codes available this week!  Click the download picture and copy and paste one of the unused...
Read More
Grammy flashback: most awkward moment ever?
The Grammys always have their share of awkward moments and unusual pairings. But this one from the early 1970s is so awkward, it's amazing.  It's obvious John can't really believe he's being forced to read such cheesy...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
In Search of...Spock
The passing of Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83 makes me feel like I've lost a member of my extended family. Growing up with three brothers, two older and one younger, it would have been impossible to not be over-exposed to Nimoy's Spock and the...
Read More
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about George Harrison
Who else still misses George?  George Harrison was born on today's date in 1943, and was only 58 when he died in 2001. I was interviewed by Channel 3 after he died, and I said it was truly sad for me, because I grew up with the Beatles and...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: The Sylvers "Hotline"
"Hotline, hotline, calling on the hotline for your love!"  The hook is so contagious you will probably be hearing it in your head all day. Sorry about that. "Hotline" was a number 5 single for the family band the Sylvers in...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Kool & The Gang "Cherish"
There was not a lot of love today for the song "Cherish" by Kool & The Gang. It was a huge hit for the band in 1985--getting all the way up to #2 on the pop charts. This song is not to be confused with "Cherish," a song which...
Read More
Discover & Download: Scars on 45
New from Scars on 45: "Take You Home"
World's Worst iPod: Donna Fargo "Funny Face"
Copuntry singer-songwriter Donna Fargo had two big crossover pop hits. One was "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A., and the other was the one we featured from the World's Worst iPod. "Funny Face" made it to number 5 on the pop...
Read More
Discover & Download : Zella Day
  This Week's Discover & Download is Zella Day - Hypnotic.  We have 50 download codes available this week!  Click the download picture and copy and paste one of the unused...
Read More
Grammy flashback: most awkward moment ever?
The Grammys always have their share of awkward moments and unusual pairings. But this one from the early 1970s is so awkward, it's amazing.  It's obvious John can't really believe he's being forced to read such cheesy...
Read More
Categories
Archives