Memories Of John Lennon Flood Twitter And Facebook

Thirty years ago today, the genius that was John Lennon was silenced when Mark David Chapman shot him in New York City. However, the man still lives on today through his music and his fans.

Thirty years ago today, the genius that was John Lennon was silenced when Mark David Chapman shot him in New York City. However, the man still lives on today through his music and his fans. Earlier this year, his fans remembered him on the anniversary of what would been his seventieth birthday.

Now with this new anniversary, the memories are once again brought to light and several users are heading to Twitter and Facebook to share them. In fact, publications and radio stations are reaching out to their readers and listeners to help them remember this day as well.

On Wednesday, Click Track, the Washington Music blog, reached out to its readers to send in their own memories of the day and what they were doing when the announcement of Lennon’s death was made. This morning, they published their ten favorite responses from the several hundred sent in via the publication and Twitter. One of the responses sent in by Twitter by Sbartner reads as follows: “Rutgers College. Someone had spray painted in white “John Lennon Lives” on the wall of one of the lecture halls.”

One Los Angeles area radio station went to Facebook for their tribute to the memory of John Lennon. The Sound asked their listeners to change their Facebook profile pictures to a photo marking the 30th anniversary of the deceased Lennon provided by The Sound. The radio station is also marking the day with special programming celebrating John Lennon.

John Lennon’s impact on the world is undeniable. Not only through his music, but also his life and beliefs have touched many. Even with his passing, his message has lived on long since that day in New York City thirty years ago. It will continue to do so for many years to come. John Lennon does indeed live. Where were you when you heard the news of John Lennon’s death?

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