Coffee Break: The world of John Lennon

John Lennon
Beatles singer, songwriter and guitarist John Lennon performs circa 1966. (Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

John Winston Lennon was born on this day in 1940, which means he would have turned 80 today had his life not been taken in 1980.

Let's honor his life and legacy today with a set of music for John.

What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that come from the world of John Lennon?

And we're not the only ones putting together a tribute to John; here's what a few others have said:

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

The Beatles - Across The Universe
John Lennon - Jealous Guy
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
John Lennon - Instant Karma!
The Beatles - Julia
The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down
John Lennon - Power to the People
The Beatles - Norwegian Wood

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