The official Instagram account dedicated toThe Beatles legend John Lennon announced the new episode of ‘John Lennon at 80’ radio show which made the fans curious about what Paul McCartney had to say about his relationship with his late friend.
The iconic member of The Beatles, John Lennon passed away on December 8, 1980, at the age of 40. He was shot four times at close range by Mark Chapman. Since the tragic assassination of Lennon, his family and fans around the world have been honoring him every year on the anniversary of his death.
If John Lennon was alive today, he would have turned 80 years old on September 9th. Although it has been 40 years since his death, the fans and his family didn’t forget the iconic musician on his 80th birthday.
A short while ago, BBC Radio 2 announced they would release a two-episode radio show, named ‘John Lennon at 80,’ to honor John Lennon on what would have been his 80th birthday on October 3-4, 2020.
Hosted by Lennon’s youngest son Sean Ono Lennon, the show features various interviews with the important figures in John’s life, such as The Beatles’ co-lead vocalist and bassist Paul McCartney, Lennon’s oldest son Julian Lennon, and the music icon Elton John.
Recently, the official Instagram account dedicated to John Lennon shared new photos regarding the new episode of ‘John Lennon at 80’ radio show and urged The Beatles fans to take a look at the first episode via the website of BBC Radio 2.
Furthermore, the second episode which features an interview with Lennon’s old friend and bandmate Paul McCartney was announced to be released on October 4th. The Beatles fans are excited about Paul breaking his silence on his relationship with Lennon up until his tragic death considering the speculations around their decision to break up the band a year later he got married to Yoko Ono.
Here’s what the caption says:
“John Lennon at 80
A celebration of John Lennon on what would have been his 80th birthday. Presented by Sean Ono Lennon and featuring new interviews with Julian Lennon, Elton John, and Paul McCartney.
Listen to Part One here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n5pq
Part Two broadcast tonight on BBC Radio 2 and then available to listen to at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n778 and on the BBC Sounds App”
You can see the photo posted by John Lennon’s official Instagram account below.
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JOHN LENNON AT 80 A celebration of John Lennon on what would have been his 80th birthday. Presented by Sean Ono Lennon and featuring new interviews with Julian Lennon, Elton John and Paul McCartney. Listen to Part One here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n5pq Part Two broadcast tonight on @BBCRadio2 and then available to listen to at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n778 and on the @BBCSounds App #JOHNLENNON80