Right up until his death on december 8, 1980, at the hands of an assassin, lennon remained true to the anti-war activism that had shaped much of his life. John lennon, musician/antiwar activist john lennon, musician/antiwar activist mag january 29, 2009 just because someone says that war is bad and john lennon is a great person (which are.
It may be that john lennon, born 72 years ago on october 9, 1940, was the last great iconic anti-war activist of our age. John and yoko did bed-ins in montreal and amsterdam they stayed in their rooms and recorded give peace a chance in montreal, which became a very famous anti-war song another famous anti-war song that john lennon wrote is called imagine now you might be wondering, did the peace movement work yes it did work. Beside the valuable contribution to the music career, john lennon is also known as one of the greatest anti-war activist.
John lennon – political activism outline short introduction of status and success of john lennon body: john was regarded as the last great anti-war activist many comparisons were drawn between john lennon and later singer activist, such as bono (william, 2010) saying that in contrast with sincere activist like john, new. John lennon – political activism outline short introduction of status and success of john lennon “the last great anti-war activist” with rocking anthem of give peace a chance, but at the same time a passionate and gentle peace-guarder with resounding melody of “imagine” the theme “we don’t like war” was.
His song give peace a chance remains an anthem for the anti-war movement – and probably always will in september of 1969, lennon returned his mbe (member of the british empire), awarded by queen elizabeth to the beatles in 1965, in protest over great britain's support for the vietnam war.
Another political activist, john sinclair, poet and co-founder of the white panther party, nixon believed that lennon's anti-war activities could cost him his re-election the john lennon fbi files contained facsimiles of the documents,. John lennon: working class hero and legal activist june 30, 2015 by rob normey for me, john lennon, for all his excesses and flaws, was a great musical hero and one of a select group who have been able to marry blazing musical talent with meaningful politically and socially charged songs, combined with genuine activism and a commitment to civil.