Sean Lennon reams the media for their irresponsible coverage of China

Many older rock stars who managed to survive the excesses of the 1960s and 1970s became Born Again Christians.  Ringo Starr, Gloria Gaynor, Little Richard, MC Hammer, and Dion (Dion DeMucci of Dion and the Belmonts) are just a few.  Had he lived long enough, John Lennon might have joined that roster. The Beatles' journey through fame taught them some conservative lessons.  George Harrison wrote 1966's "Taxman" because, as he later said, "'Taxman' was when I first realized that, even though we had started earning money, we were actually giving most of it away in taxes.  It was and still is typical." By 1968, having watched the 1960s from a front-row seat, John Lennon was penning "Revolution," an attack on the violent, Marxist drift of the soft leftism that all the 1960s rockers had embraced.  The song was especially hard on the leftists' passion for Chairman...(Read Full Post)
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