Archive | Mar 05, 2017

Certain Songs #809: John Lennon – “Nobody Told Me”

Album: Milk & Honey
Year: 1984

It’s funny: you watch the replays of a historical event enough, and eventually those replays become your memory of how you learned of that event, regardless of whether or not that’s what really happened.

And so it is that I’ve become convinced that I learned about John Lennon’s murder from Howard Cosell on Monday Night Football just like in those clips I’ve seen replayed ever since.

But I don’t think it happened that way at all.

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