Lennon Remembered

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20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.

20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.

20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.

20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.

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20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.

20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.

20051208

On the 8th December 1980 John Lennon was shot dead outside his apartment block in New York.

The global popularity of the Beatles meant his death resonated round the world and for many he wasn't simply a pop star but the figurehead of a generation.

Twenty-five years on, Radio 4 looks back at the man, his music and his legacy in a series of short items between the regular programmes throughout the day.

As well as music, material from the archive and the thoughts of the famous and Lennon's friends, the feelings and memories of the fans and Radio 4 listeners are featured.

Most people who are old enough can remember how, where and when they heard about his murder and they are invited make contributions via a special web page which features some of the Radio 4 presenters memories.