33 years ago today, John Lennon was shot dead outside his New York home. When he died he was younger than I am now. By the time I’d decided at the ripe old age of 32 that teaching might be the vocation for providing for my family, John Lennon had already lived a colourful life in Hamburg, formed the Beatles, split the Beatles, was one of the most recognisable faces on the planet and half-way through a solo career. …
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This, from a certain Mr Nelson Galaxy, is probably the single item of criticism that Electric Baby Grand has thus far received of which I am the most proud:
‘If you do not already own this album I suggest you get a copy right now, it will be the best decision you have ever made. Singer/songwriter Davy Lawrence is one of the greatest songwriters of our generation – up there with Lennon & McCartney’
- And I did not have to pay him a penny for him to say that; though it is probably safe to assume that he was drunk when he wrote it.