The late former Beatle John Lennon could also be gone however he’s hardly forgotten. Nonetheless thought of by many to be one of many biggest influences in trendy fashionable music, on his birthday right now we pause to mirror on his legacy and on the years he’s been missed.

The late former Beatle John Lennon | Michael Putland/Getty Pictures

Lennon would have turned 81 right now

When John Lennon was murdered in New York Metropolis in 1980 at age 40, he had simply launched a brand new album, Double Fantasy, along with his spouse Yoko Ono. Their son, Sean, was the delight of his life. John’s dying left a lot potential untapped, a lot left undone.