John Lennon Pt. 1: "John Lennon, I'm going to kill you, you phony bastard."

DISGRACELAND

By Jake Brennan

John Lennon Pt. 1: "John Lennon, I'm going to kill you, you phony bastard."

Tuesday, 10 July

John Lennon was a walking contradiction: a violent pacifist and a creative genius marred by creative inconsistency. Just as he was getting his groove back, he was gunned down by Mark David Chapman, a self-loathing narcissist who was obsessed with his contradictory hero, as well as with Lennon’s musical rival, Todd Rundgren and J.D. Salinger’s angsty, Holden Caulfield from The Catcher In The Rye. Hear how all of these factors and more contributed to the musical icon’s senseless murder in this first of a two part Disgraceland episode.

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