John Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century. Died age 40 - gunshot.
Carlos Santana in 1972 ~ Even today his avid passion towards the alchemy of music not just as a sound but a message of fire, love, & peace within shows what true art is or can be. This photograph shows his depth within the present. Always thorough & soulful.