Late singers who strike a chord

John Lennon took umbrage with things that scarred the world, while local Heritage band member Atwell Jansen lived the talk of not giving up on one's passion

On a cold December afternoon in 1980, I had lunch in the college canteen and heard a John Lennon song from the overhead speakers.

The Beatle has always been a subversive favourite of mine and the song - it was Imagine - made the bland meal more palatable.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 04, 2018, with the headline 'Late singers who strike a chord'. Print Edition | Subscribe