My Better Half gave me something to read on my 53-th birthday.
John was on the top of his “songwriting-career” , when I was reaching puberty. So he influenced me in the way I grew up. In those days everybody sang his songs about peace-not-war. Even the rich and bad guys who would fight many wars and cause the financial crises 35 years later ……..
“Working class hero” is still one of my favorites.
He didn’t get too old to die young …..