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The Spin I’m In: A Superstar, Well Right You Are

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John Lennon
#9 Dream

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Viva Voce
From the Devil Himself

I was reminded of the 26th anniversary of the shooting of John Lennon this morning. I'm not a music critic, I'm an artist and it's difficult for me to put into words how profound his loss is to me even after all these years. I still get very emotional about it. Just finding the #9 Dream video turned on the waterworks.
Make some art today, or just turn it up really loud and all shine on.
I'd love to hear The Spin You're In in the comments section.

The Spin I'm In: A Superstar, Well Right You Are

Song

Artist

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Napster

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Eanie Meany

Jim Noir

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The Little Black Egg

The Nightcrawlers

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Be My Angel

Mazzy Star

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Walking With Jesus

Spacemen 3

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Across the Universe

The Beatles    
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Instant Karma (We All Shine On)

John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band

   

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Donita Sparks

Donita Sparks

Donita Sparks is a singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles, CA. Her first solo record, Transmiticate, has been released nationwide and a US tour is booked for Spring and Summer 2008. Donita is also the co-founder and front person of the rock band L7 who have released six studio albums.

Her original scores can be heard in the upcoming feature film The Life of Reilly starring Charles Nelson Reilly and in online projects for Activision and Microsoft. In 1991 Sparks and L7 formed Rock For Choice with the Feminist Majority Foundation staging numerous concerts benefiting pro-choice organizations.
Donita has been a contributing writer at Firedoglake since July 2006 with her music column The Spin I’m In.

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