On Friday I was listening to WXPN (see link on the right) as they are counting down the top 885 albums of all time as voted by the listeners. When I had gotten in the car from getting my hair cut, I caught the very end of Hurt by Nine Inch Nails. But it was the next album that gave me the idea for this entry.
The album was Imagine by John Lennon. John would be 65 years old today. I got to thinking, if he were alive today, what would he be doing, saying, promoting given the war in Iraq, the devastating hurricanes, tsunami's, earth quakes, the looming fear of terrorism? Would he go on Oprah with Yoko by his side and talk about his political views, tell us what he thought we should do to make this a better world? Would a sit in/love in fly these days? What about if he and Yoko cut their hair in protest of it all? No matter what, I know he would force us to be conscious, force us to think differently, openly and lovingly.
What do you think John would be doing in his 65th year?
Happy Birthday John!