Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The 30 Best John Lennon Songs– Send In Your Choices


Thirty years? It’s gone by in a blink. Here are my 30 favorite John Lennon songs–for today. The list always changes. The songs are actually all equal. I was 23 the year John Lennon was killed. The year before brought the death of my other hero of my youth, Thurman Munson. Nowadays, heroes are harder and harder to find.

1. Imagine

2. Real Love

3. Across the Universe

4. In My Life

5. Julia

6. Come Together

7. Help!

8. In My Life

9. Instant Karma

10. #9 Dream

11. A Day in the Life

12. I’m So Tired

13. Norwegian Wood

14. No Reply

15. Jealous Guy

16. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

17. Watching the Wheels

18. Strawberry Fields Forever

19. I Am the Walrus

20. Revolution

21. Crippled Inside

22. Strawberry Fields Forever

23. Happiness is a Warm Gun

24. Whatever Gets You Thru the Night

25. Oh Yoko!

26. Woman

27. Nobody Told Me

28. You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away

29. I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

30. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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