Anyway, the British publication NME (New Musical Express) turned 60 this year. Back in March, they started an online poll, asking their readers to name the Ultimate Musical Icon on the last 60 years.
Over the course of the next six months, over 160,000 votes were cast. Now since this is a British publication, Amy Winehouse and Liam Gallagher were big vote-getters, as was Alex Turner from the Arctic Monkeys.
But the winner was John Lennon!
So, congrats, John. Even if you're embarrassed by this.
Since I'm a big Beatles fan, it doesn't take much to push me to listen to them, either as a group or as solo artists. Yesterday's workout mix was from my John Lennon playlist...
"Working Class Hero"
"New York City"
"Instant Karma (We All Shine On)"
"I Saw Her Standing There" (live with Elton John)
"Gimme Some Truth"
"Nobody Loves You (When You're Down And Out)"
"Here We Go Again"
"Stand By Me"
"Nobody Told Me"
"Grow Old With Me"