Sunday, December 08, 2013

Song of the Week: "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"

SamuraiFrog's Essential Christmas Songs #18. Today being the anniversary of John Lennon's murder, I thought this song would be appropriate. I think it's one of the best songs he recorded, Christmas or otherwise.

2 comments:

sanford said...

While the song was fine, those shots of Lennon have to make one feel sad. One has to wonder what kind of music he would have been making had he not been murdered.

Roger Owen Green said...

Every time I heard this song between December 9 and 25, 1980, I wept. (True also for the bitterly ironic Just Like Starting Over