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John Lennon's Death: HuffPost Bloggers on the 30th Anniversary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Huffington Post

Thirty years after John Lennon's death, HuffPost bloggers remember the man, the music, and the legacy.

I Got a Check From John Lennon

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

In the fall of 1974, I got a check for $15 written on the account of John Lennon. Almost all of my friends insisted that I couldn't cash it. I did. But I cherish the memory of opening that envelope.

John Lennon: Lost Interview 30 Years After Death

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA and NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while...

John Lennon Anniversary

Keith Elliot Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Keith Elliot Greenberg

To most of us, December 8, 1980 was a watershed moment, recalled with the clarity of the JFK assassination or American Airlines Flight #11 slamming into the north tower.

New Yorkers Remember John Lennon: Events And Recollections

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

30 years ago today, John Lennon was shot and killed outside his Upper West Side apartment. It was a chilling moment for every New Yorker who had come...

PHOTOS: Ultimate John Lennon Tour

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Wednesday marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination outside his apartment in New York by Mark David Chapman. There have already been s...

'Rolling Stone' Releases John Lennon's Final Interview

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA and NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while...

WORDS, MUSIC, & PHOTOGRAPHY: John Lennon. The Day the Music Died.

Ethan Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ethan Russell

Ethan Russell's tribute to John Lennon ends with a special offer of signed prints to support PAX "Real Solutions to Gun Violence." When the call cam...

Kitten's Sunday School Streamers, A Viva Elvis Clip, Plus Conversations With Shelby Lynne, Ryan Montbleau and Middle Class Rut's Zack Lopez

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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December 8, 1980 in New York City: The Day Lennon Died

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Within minutes of Cosell's announcement you could already feel everyone on the street was in a daze. It seemed like the news had traveled by osmosis.

A Sad Anniversary: John Lennon's Assassination

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I was recently in Montreal at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, where John and Yoko bedded down.

Lennon's Last Days Remembered

Nicolas Niarchos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nicolas Niarchos

In the weeks leading up to the thirtieth anniversary of John Lennon's death (December 8), a wealth of new Lennon and Beatles-related material is going up online and on TV.

No More Stupid Bloody Tuesdays: Practicing Lennon-ism Thirty Years Later

Michael Gerber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Gerber

When her husband died, Yoko Ono said, "John loved and prayed for the human race. Please pray the same for him." This December 8th, I'll be loving and praying, but I'll be working for what he believed in, too.

Who Was the Real John Lennon?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

This week marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination. Discussion has predictably turned to the legacy that the musician left behind, and how we remember him today. Here's a sampling of different takes on Lennon.

The Beatles' Rubber Soul: 45th Anniversary of One of the Most Influential Albums

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

2010-12-04-beatles.jpgThe Beatles early music was young, raw, powerful, fresh, and powerfully melodic.

Still a Drag: John Lennon's Death 30 Years On

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Early and tragic death of a hero, a leader, or a cultural icon produces reactions of greater intensity than the sad passing-on of a revered figure at a grand old age. Did we overreact to Lennon's death in 1980?

"We Have No Secrets": A Revealing Playlist for All Your WikiLeaks

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Until Julian Assange document drops his debut album on the WikiLeaks Records label, here's my own very revealing soundtrack for all your assorted and sundry leaking needs.

John Lennon and the Cult of Celebrity: "They're Gonna Crucify Me"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

"I have to cut through the mask even if it's self-created."--John Lennon It should come as no surprise that when the appeal of traditional religion b...

ART SAVES: Rainn Wilson Asks 'What Art Has Saved Your Life?' On SoulPancake

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When I'm having a terrible day, my favorite remedy is to go to an art museum. For me, engaging with culture is a great reminder of the world outside o...

Giving Thanks to Paul, Ringo & the Long and Winding Road

David Wild | Posted 10.05.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

This Thanksgiving I want to send all my loving to two people -- no, not my kids, or even my wife, though they're pretty fab too -- but rather two men who I think we should all be thankful to still have in our lives.

George Maciunas: The Man Who Invented SoHo

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Roslyn Bernstein

The grand shopping mall that is SoHo was until recently the arts center of New York City, a neighborhood created by artist visionary George Maciunas.

John Lennon Tribute Concert Planned At Beacon Theatre

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — John Lennon's 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that. An all-star benefit concert in honor of the forme...

Beijing Music Festival 2010: China's Future in Performing Arts

Charles Fabius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Charles Fabius

Top leaders in the performing arts sat down with Chinese cultural officials, only to find out that China seems to be addressing the issues head-on in a fearless way. At least so it seems, watching Yu Long.

Dick Cavett: Get This Man a Show!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Dick Cavett does his homework. He's a witty conversationalist. His writing is as sharp, witty and engaging as his talk show hosting was. All this begs the question: Why is this man not currently hosting a TV show?

Yoko: John Lennon Still Helps Me

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Yoko Ono says John Lennon is still helping her in her endeavours as an artist and peace activist as she pays tribute to her late husban...