Category Archives: John Lennon

Hard Rock Café features iconic guitars but also shows human side of stars

By Tom Siebert I recently visited the Hard Rock Café in downtown Chicago and viewed guitars used by Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Bo Didley, Dire Straits, Jimi Hendrix, and Pete Townshend (a smashed acoustic). But the most poignant piece of … Continue reading

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Attacks on Beatles draw deadly difference between US and UK

By Tom Siebert There is a life-and-death difference between our gun-crazed country and countries that strictly regulate access to firearms. For instance, on Dec. 8, 1980, former Beatle John Lennon was shot six times in his back by a deranged … Continue reading

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We can prevent gun violence while preserving the Second Amendment

By Tom Siebert Gun violence is as American as apple pie. Growing up, all of my heroes were shot to death: John F. Kennedy,  Martin Luther King Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, and John Lennon. One of the first mass shootings … Continue reading

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