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Today is a day of remembrance of four important musicians: John Lennon, Dimebag Darrell, Jim Morrison and Gregg Allman…

John Lennon’s death date: Dec. 8th, 1980

Dimebag’s death date: Dec. 8th, 2004

Jim Morrison birthday: Dec. 8th, 1943

Gregg Allman birthday: Dec. 8th, 1947

Dec. 8th will always be a very important day for music simply for these 4 geniuses. I love all 4 of them. They may be gone but the music is not forgotten.

Kev

As of today Dec. 8th is a day of remembrance of 4 important musicians in the music industry: Jim Morrison, Gregg Allman, Dimebag Darrell and John Lennon…

Like the title says as of today Dec. 8th is a day of remembrance of 4 important musicians in the music industry who inspired and changed us all over the years. These are musicians who are having birthdays today and having death anniversaries.

The Birthday musicians are Jim Morrison (Born: Dec. 8th, 1943) and Gregg Allman (Born: Dec. 8th 1947).

The Death Anniversary musicians are Dimebag Darrell (who passed 15 years ago today) and John Lennon (who passed 39 years ago today).

All 4 of these musicians were definitely important to my life so I’ll never forget any of them. Gregg Allman passed a few years ago so now he joins these men in heaven.

I’m a huge Doors fan, a huge Allman Bros. fan and a huge Pantera fan. Of course, I listened to a lot of Lennon’s solo stuff too.

Dec. 8th is always an important day of music because of these guys and I think they are the Mt. Rushmore of music for sure.

RIP to all of them and love all of them.

Kev

Today remembering three music legends: John Lennon, Dimebag Darrell and Jim Morrison…

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Dec. 8th is always an important day of the music industry. Why? It’s because this day is the Anniversary Deaths of John Lennon and Dimebag Darrell and the birthday of Jim Morrison.

John Lennon wasn’t my favorite Beatle but he was still a legend and we should never forget what happened to him. We should never forget what happened to Dimebag. We should never forget Jim Morrison either.

I always honor these guys every Dec. 8th and would keep doing it every year. They were very important to music. Always remember that.

Kev

RIP, John Lennon!!!

34 years ago today, we lost one of the Beatles and that is none other than, John Lennon. John and Yoko were returning to their NYC apartment where they were staying and John was shot by Mark David Chapman as the couple was just entering the building. John was rushed to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead later on.

Like most, I’m a pretty big Beatles fan. I have most of their records and trying to collect them all. I’m also a huge fan of John’s solo stuff as well.

Kev

5 of John Lennon’s best songs…

Lennon was gunned down 31 years ago today, and I thought it would be cool to post my favorite Lennon songs in his solo career.

Here they are:

  • ImagineI could listen to this song a 100 times a day and would never get bored. We all should love it. It’s his anthem.
  • Cold Turkey  – This song is true rock n’ roll at it’s best. Lennon sounds angry in this song and definitely had a message to say in it.
  • Working Class Hero This is one of my favorite acoustic songs of all time. I could probably do a cover of it myself.
  • Give Peace A ChanceJust a beautiful song, period.
  • Power to the PepoleLennon was definitely the best at writing songs about Peace and Love. He definitely helped changed the world with his songs.

That’s it, enjoy, and RIP Lennon.

Kev