Murdered in the evening of 8th December 1980 in New York (early in the morning of 9th December in England), John Lennon was seen as the spokeman of a generation or as some sort of folk-hero.
Just a few points of dissent.
I will not mention the name of his murderer. This man has no claim to fame except that he murdered a legitimately famous person. Why should such a person get any more publicity?
"Imagine" is a very powerful song in many ways, but it is not visionary and inspirational, at least not to me. I fail to see how it can be an inspiration to Christians (or, quite possibly, those with any religious belief) as line by line it dismantles everything I hold as important:
Imagine there's no heaven, It's easy if you try, ; questions a belief in heaven
No hell below us, Above us only sky, ; ...and in hell
Imagine all the people living for today... ; so no looking forward to the afterlife?
Imagine there's no countries, It isn't hard to do, ; so how can we make disciples of "every nation"
Nothing to kill or die for, ; I would die for my faith
No religion too, ; speaks for itself
Imagine all the people living life in peace... ; you leave me to my way, I leave you to yours. Some peace. And so on.