Today marks thirty years that the world has been without John Lennon.
We choose to remember him on this day and honor the duality of his legacy: the Working Class Hero, artist and poet who put aside his ego and declared his principles on the world's stage...
...and the rock star that found redemption in the back-beat and driving rhythms, as in this surprise collaboration with Elton John at Madison Square Garden.
Over at XRT's blog, they have assembled a list of on air reactions from the night we lost him. Click on over for a sad, but important document of history.