Nov 14, 2015
By Bob Sheppard
John Lennon would be 75 now if he had lived. His birthdate was October 9th, 1940
Instead, the driving force behind the Beatles was gunned down by Mark David Chapman in front of his residence in New York City on December 8th, 1980 at the age of 40.
New York will celbrate Lennon’s life with a concert to be taped at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden on December 5th.
Among those performing will be Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Steven Tyler and The Roots.