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  •  When Elvis died I knew that. (5+ / 0-)

    Every year John Lennon's death sinks in more and more.  I still haven't accepted it.

    Hey, GOP - Get In, Sit Down, Shut up, & Hang On!

    by 88kathy on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 11:42:34 AM PST

    •  Elvis doped himself to death (4+ / 0-)

      and passed out sitting on the toilet. JL was set up. He wasn't assassinated, he was murdered. He predicted it and said it would be hatred & jealousy that would nail him. He was right. T and R!!

      Inner and Outer Space: the Final Frontiers.

      by orlbucfan on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 05:16:45 PM PST

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      •  No that's not it. Elvis was part of my life. He (1+ / 0-)
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        died.  We had a wake.  And that was that.

        John Lennon, I am still in denial.  Each year, it's like, that's right.  A very strange feeling.

        Hey, GOP - Get In, Sit Down, Shut up, & Hang On!

        by 88kathy on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 07:56:28 PM PST

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      •  A month or so before Double Fantasy (2+ / 0-)
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        was released I read that he and Yoko were recording again and I had some serious misgivings, though not relating to the possible quality of the new music.

        I said to myself, NO! Don't open yourself up to the slings and arrows of dumbass rock critics who will only shoot you down! You've got it made now. Relax and enjoy your life.

        I never thought my "premonition" of an "unpleasantness" would be so much more intense and be fulfilled by a psycho.

        The critics were the least of his worries and they appreciated the new music more than I expected. At the time of his murder, he had just gotten word that the album had reached #1, something he had never achieved as a solo artist. I am glad that he had that satisfaction, at least.

        I'm not paranoid, I'm just well informed--SherwoodB

        by SherwoodB on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 08:42:35 PM PST

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