And The World Will Be As One

Keeping to a musical theme today Jerzy Buzek, the President of the European Parliament, tweeted about the anniversary of John Lennon’s death:

“Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do”

They say Buzek’s a dreamer, but he’s not the only one.

UPDATE: Guido’s own tweet to pay his respects to John was jumped on by hundreds of people telling him that it was actually George Harrison who wrote the song Taxman. Debatable:

“In 1980, Lennon recalled in an interview with Playboy magazine, “I remember the day he [Harrison] called to ask for help on ‘Taxman’, one of his first songs. I threw in a few one-liners to help the song along, because that’s what he asked for.”

Apology from Twittersphere ignorati accepted…




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