Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Friday, May 8, 2009
And Chase Bank Is Now Using One Of His Songs
Those running the Anglican cathedral in Liverpool are raising eyebrows by playing John Lennon's "Imagine" on the carillon, even though the lyrics sound anti-religious. Reminds me of a brief letter to the editor in the Village Voice in 1980, before he was killed: "Imagine John Lennon with no possessions."