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The Cranberries

I Just Shot John Lennon (2:41)

"I Just Shot John Lennon" is a song from The Cranberries' album To the Faithful Departed. It is a narrative of the events of the night of December 8, 1980, the night that musician John Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman in front of The Dakota in New York City. It is one of many tributes to Lennon, and also one of many other songs to recall the events of the night. After the narrative, there is commentary:…

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It was a fearful night of December 8th
He was returning home from the studio late
He had perceptively known that it wouldn't be nice
Because in 1980, he paid the price

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  • Fuck you Mark Chapman [12927282627]
  • Fuck you Mark Chapman [10]
  • Fuck you Mark Chapman [2]
  • Fuck you Mark Chapman
  • Quite misjudged in my opinion. A poor effort.
  • "It was the fearful night of December 8th" - the best song for today
  • This is probably my favorite song by The Cranberries.
  • he said, i just shot john lennon. what a sad and sorry and sickening sight.
  • what a fantastic band
  • Never heard this track. but this is the Cranberries at their best! Awesome rhythmic music.

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