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I Admire John Lennon

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    John's Gf May Pang Is On My Show, Call In to Talk With May

    You are invited to listen to Author/Photographer and John Lennon's mistress, May Pang, when she is interviewed on my show, November 15 at 11 am, EST, 8 AM on the West Coast. It was Yoko Ono, who suggested John Lennon take a break for awhile.  She asked May to accompany...
    BetsyJo BetsyJo 46-50 1 Response Nov 9, 2008

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    Imagine

    The man...The music..The Tragedy..thank you,John for the awesome music and inspiration....Imagine
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    Anniversary

    'It was (thirty)  years ago today' As the whole world knows, John Lennon passed away in the most brutal fashion on Dec 8th, 1980. To celebrate his life, here's a solo and a Beatles classic.
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    A Great Man

    He knew what he belived in and was not afraid to tell the world. There are not many people who are able to do that. Such a loving and peaceful person, and so expressive through his music. He was one of the great ones.
    Ozzygrl Ozzygrl 26-30, F Sep 11, 2008

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    What He Stood For

    Not only was he the best writer of the Beatles but he stood for peace and his lyrics spoke of it.  It's truly tragic how this man of peace died.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2010

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    Working Class Hero

    I swear, he wrote that song for me.  Or at least it feels that way.
    nudaydawning nudaydawning 31-35, M Mar 21, 2009

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    Woman

    Woman I can hardly express, My mixed emotion at my thoughtlessness, After all I'm forever in your debt, And woman I will try express, My inner feelings and thankfullness, For showing me the meaning of succsess, oooh well, well, oooh well, well, Woman I know you...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Imagine

    He was a very influential and important figure in history, otherwise someone would not have had the need to assasinate him. The idea behind the song Imagine is one that lives on in all the people that John Lennon touched.
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2010

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    Remembering John Lennon

    30 years ago a famous music legend John Lennon was shot down by a crazy fan Mark David Chapman. I don't remember where I was when I first heard the devastating news. But a year before this untimely death I got married. I just remember feeling shocked and sadness by his loss. Ever...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    John Lennon Vs the Us

    Just finished wathcing John Lennon Vs the US for like the 4 time, such an amazing movie.  I hope everyone in this group has seen it, and if you haven't, please do yourself a favor and check it out!
    trippinbillies trippinbillies 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Give Peace a Chance

    I've loved John Lennon since I was nine years old. I don't know what it is about the man I like so much, maybe it's his passion, or that he stood up for what he believed in, whatever it is, he'll always have a place in my heart. I can't really listen to Imagine very much cause it...
    MoonlightDances MoonlightDances 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2009

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    The Plastic Ono Band

    Live Peace in in Toronto 1969 with Eric Clapton ~ Yer Blues , Cold Turkey my bestest.......know it !http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPA8TGNjqjs
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Dec 8, 2010

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    Tribute Group For John

    John Lennon was a wise man. And he deserves all the honoring he can get. There's this yahoo group called Honoring_John_Lennon@yahoogroups.com  
    Ivyflower Ivyflower 18-21, F Mar 31, 2008

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    Imagine. John Lennon was killed

    when my mother was still in primary school. Twelve years later she gave birth to me. I imagine more about life, and I read up to get an idea of life before I was born. I like to listen to songs like Give peace a chance.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Why I Love John

    I love The Beatles. They're my favorite band. And my favorite Beatle is John Lennon. For those who don't understand him, John can seem very brazen and "difficult"..even (dare I say it?) unlovable. But that's because most people tend to view him in SUPERFICIAL terms. John could be...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    Sad Day...

    Today is the 29th anniversary of John Lennon's death, I think everyone here should take a moment of silence to remember this music legend.
    Kitkat9795 Kitkat9795 13-15, F Dec 8, 2009

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    I Looove His Music....

    The whole last week I listened to John Lennon before I went to school heh. His music kind of calms me down.. It's so beautiful and the lyrics are fantastic... And I want glasses like his ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 7, 2007

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    :]

    John Lennon is amazing... he wrote some of the BEST songs i've ever heard. his music can change my mood from happy to sad in a matter of minutes. he is one of my heros:]
    thegirlwithKaleidoscopeEyes thegirlwithKaleidoscopeEyes 18-21, F Jun 13, 2008

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    A Beautiful Man

    Lennon was more then a musician. He was a man fighting a war he couldn't win (and it is SOOOOO sad to say that), the war of peace. His weapons were his words. It is a tradgedy to lose him before his time.......... RIP John
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 25, 2009

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    Happy 70th Birthday John Lennon.

    Happy 70Th. Birthday John Lennon .WE LOVE YOU!!!!!
    kikingbird kikingbird 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    Power To The People

    I just recently discovered Lennon as a solo artist. Before that I just kew him as a Beatle. Yet he wrote some great songs after the breakup. A true genius!
    knight27 knight27 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    I enjoy listening to the various Beatles songs.

    I loved the song "Imagine" written and sung by the late John Lennon. This is such a beautiful thought and I commend John for writing and singing it.
    femalefromarizona femalefromarizona 31-35, F Jan 16

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    I absolutely love his song "Imagine".

    It is the best song ever written, in my opinion.
    Akakios1 Akakios1 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    Great Person

    John Lennon was a person that stood for what he believed in and didn't let anyone push him around. He protested for what he believed in! Man he's such and inspiration to me.
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 10, 2008

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    Instant Karma's Gonna Get You

    Love that song, but not a real big fan of his music. I think who he was and what message he put out is great. "All you need is love", that's what he said and it's true. I think I'm just in a lovable mood tonight maybe. I do think Instant Karma is one of the greatest...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2008

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    So, I have recently been introduced to John

    lennons music by a new friend of mine. And the moment I saw that video clip , oh ....I instantly feel in love with the lyrics, the tune, the video clip, the eyes of John Lennon, the asian girl in clip sitting beside him and I fell in love with the sender as well. At the time...
    ThePensiveRebel ThePensiveRebel 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    I Admire John Lennon.

    All John was saying is give peace a chance. He wasnt shoving it down anyones throat... just give it a chance. I personally think the man was genius. ******* for peace is the best advice I have ever heard. Not only did he fight for a rightous reason but his music is untouchable...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Rip John Lennon 08-12-1980

    Imagine Imagine there's no heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today... Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people Living life in peace...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    John Lennon's Home And The Ghost

    I am an insurance adjuster.  I was a rookie when our office got the call that his master bedroom ceiling had fallen and would I handle the claim..Sure!  no problem.  well, his home was something else.  It was empty of course.  Yoko One and her boyfriend lived in New York...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 7 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    divaMary3 divaMary3 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    If Only

    I can't imagine what it must have ben like in his time, with so many people actually believing it was possible for world peace in their lifetimes. I was born in the 80's and have never thought such a thing. I can't say I've met too many people who have either. It's a very rare...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Dec 6, 2007

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    Happy Birthday John Lennon
    Aphrodite96 Aphrodite96 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    I am a woman who has breastfed her two teenagers when they were born. I am now pregnant again now and will continue that tradition of breastfeeding when my twins are born in...
    singlepregnantmom singlepregnantmom 36-40, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    He is just so freaking cute... I haven't crushed on anyone as long as I've crushed on him. It's mostly because I admire him. He takes care of his wife and baby... even with their...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I so want to admire myself for being brave and not hiding myself so I don't get hurt but I can't because I'm afraid. I don't try to be someone I'm not...I'm not a phony. That would...
    ADF37 ADF37 56-60 Sep 21

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    I admire people who are real and true. I admire people who aren't afraid to stand up for who they are. I believe if you're faking who you are, you're just making the impression...
    drinksandflowers drinksandflowers 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    Hmm... Wit and intelligence are among the more desirable traits at least that's what I think... In my experience I've always enjoyed being around people that had and wit and...
    howboutit1 howboutit1 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I admire those people who has disability but still fighting to survive,those people who are brave to face the challenges in life,those who are still working to help their families...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    John Prine is a song writer I never want to quit writing. I grew up on his music and I truly appreciate his lyrics. He is a storyteller song writer and I think his art with...
    cheypie cheypie 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Being unique isn't easy, but those that are unique are admired for finding their true self in a world where people follow the "perfect society" when really they are fake.
    Reesessquad Reesessquad 13-15, F Sep 24

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    I admire people that have the dignity to demonstrate self respect in the way they present themselves and interact with others. If we don't stick to our principles by acting in a...
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    I always addicted to see the beautiful things inside people. I admire people's traits more than their looks. Really I addict to their character and imagine what they feel and how...
    peterrizk peterrizk 22-25, M Sep 28

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    Add a dash of Sarcasm...a little Flirting... Perfect... So... I admire all that, can l find all that in one person... No... I find all of the above and more in my EP friends...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I have always had a strong affinity for those who are naturally inclined to express themselves creatively & intellectually in a graceful; classy manner that goes against the grains...
    josha202 josha202 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    Inner beauty is an amazing, wonderful thing. It's something I've always admired in people. I love the kindness and compassion they seem to have so easily *sigh*
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    Anyone who is strong enough to take care of their child and love them unconditionally, warts and all, is a person to be admired. I want to the type of mom that my kids look up to...
    JDizzlePop JDizzlePop 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    So much of our culture and society is focused on sex and looking a certain way. Wear these clothes, be this weight, act like this! Why should I listen to you culture? I admire...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 7 Responses Oct 4

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    I knew a few special needs kids in school. I remember how mean some people could be to them and they just had this light in them. They were really nice to everyone and never gave...
    DizzyGreenEyes DizzyGreenEyes 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    Now, I know that they aren't all as pretty as the ones I see pics of online, but I do admire the way that these people have all that they truly need to get by on and sometimes do...
    MollyPetal MollyPetal 41-45, T Oct 6

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    Her Thai nickname is Bua meaning a Lotus flower. I've met her at a temple in the countryside in my country. She so beautiful but she'd given up the lifestyle she has to devote her...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10