The face of music changed on December 8th, 1980 when John Lennon was murdered outside of his New York City apartment building by Mark Chapman as he and his wife Yoko Ono were returning home from a recording session.
Tomorrow, Thursday, December 8th, 2005, 94.7 WCSX, The Motor City's Classic Rock Station, commemorates the 25th anniversary of music legend John Lennon's death with a day long celebration of his life and music:
5:30 – 9am, Classic Rock Morning Show with JJ & Lynne: JJ & Lynne begin the day long tribute with a mix of John Lennon's music and comments on his life from fellow musicians Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Don Henley, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Steve Perry, and Ian Anderson. They will also speak with Dr. Stephan Lynn, the doctor who was working in the ER at Roosevelt Hospital the night John Lennon was shot.
9am to 10pm, John Lennon Tribute Wall & Memory Collection: Fans are invited to stop by the 94.7 WCSX Classic Rock Art Show inside of the Oakland Mall in Troy and visit a very special John Lennon Tribute Wall. This wall features photos of Lennon throughout his career and pieces of his amazing art work. A floral tribute space will also be available on-site to those who wish to offer flowers to John. WCSX will also give Lennon fans the opportunity to share their memories of one of the most influential and controversial musical icons of the 20th century. Fans will be able to record an "audio" memory or write their thoughts in the Image Journal that will be on display all day.
7 - 9pm, John Lennon – His Music, His Life, His Legend: 94.7 WCSX's Steve Kostan hosts a tribute to John Lennon featuring words and music that highlight the far reaching effect this former Beatle, peace activist and father had on the world.