Happy Birthday, John

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Today is John Lennon’s 77th birthday and to celebrate him, I’ve been listening to music from his unfortunately cut way too short solo career.

I’ve been on the verge of tears off and on all day, so it’s been a fab distraction from my own somber emotions.

This is one of my favorites by John, from his posthumous album, Milk and Honey, which was released in 1984. This was his final single to reach the top ten on Billboard magazine’s Hot 100, peaking at #5.

If he thought that the days were strange almost 40 years ago…can you imagine now?

Nobody Told Me 

Everybody’s talking and no one says a word
Everybody’s making love and no one really cares
There’s Nazis in the bathroom just below the stairs
Always something happening and nothing going on
There’s always something cooking and nothing in the pot
They’re starving back in China so finish…

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