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HOLLYWOOD:  Fans sing on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session.   (Photo credit LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Fans sing on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood W HOLLYWOOD: Fans sing on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session. (Photo credit LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, :  Fans sing at a vigil on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session.   (Photo credit LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Fans sing at a vigil on John Lennon's star on the HOLLYWOOD, : Fans sing at a vigil on John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session. (Photo credit LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, :  Ngozi Cole cries as she looks at John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at a vigil to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session.    AFP PHOTO/Lucy Nicholson (Photo credit LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Ngozi Cole cries as she looks at John Lennon's sta HOLLYWOOD, : Ngozi Cole cries as she looks at John Lennon's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at a vigil to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his death, in Hollywood, CA, 08 December 2000. The ex-Beatles star was slain by Mark David Chapman as he returned to his home near Central Park in New York after a recording session. AFP PHOTO/Lucy Nicholson (Photo credit LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)
New York City cops stand guard outside the Dakota apartments on the 20th anniversary of musician John Lennon''s murder December 8, 2000 in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building, where he lived, by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields New York City cops stand guard outside the Dakota apartments on the 20th anniversary of musician John Lennon''s murder December 8, 2000 in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building, where he lived, by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
A sign greets visitors to the Strawberry Fields on the 20th anniversary of musician John Lennon''s murder December 8, 2000 in Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields A sign greets visitors to the Strawberry Fields on the 20th anniversary of musician John Lennon''s murder December 8, 2000 in Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)
New York: Fans gather and sing on the 25th anniversary of the late Beatle John Lennon's death at the "Imagine" memorial to Lennon 08 December 2005 in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park. The Dakota apartment building where Lennon lived and where he was shot and killed as he walked out of an entrance, is in the background. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA  (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Fans gather and sing on the 25th anniver New York: Fans gather and sing on the 25th anniversary of the late Beatle John Lennon's death at the "Imagine" memorial to Lennon 08 December 2005 in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park. The Dakota apartment building where Lennon lived and where he was shot and killed as he walked out of an entrance, is in the background. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON - JUNE 27, 2005: The All You Need is Love Lric manuscript is displayed at the press preview of a major John Lennon memorabilia collection at Club Cirque on June 27, 2005 in London, England. The collection estimated to be worth over USD2million is due to go under the hammer tomorrow on July 28 and includes lots such as student artwork, the original All You Need Is Love manuscript and the sofa Lennon sat on for his final publicity shot. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
John Lennon Auction - Press Preview LONDON - JUNE 27, 2005: The All You Need is Love Lric manuscript is displayed at the press preview of a major John Lennon memorabilia collection at Club Cirque on June 27, 2005 in London, England. The collection estimated to be worth over USD2million is due to go under the hammer tomorrow on July 28 and includes lots such as student artwork, the original All You Need Is Love manuscript and the sofa Lennon sat on for his final publicity shot. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono shortly before Lennon was shot and killed in New York, NY in December, 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers/Getty)
John Lennon And Yoko Ono John Lennon and Yoko Ono shortly before Lennon was shot and killed in New York, NY in December, 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers/Getty)
December 11, 1980:  Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil outside his apartment after he was shot dead in New York.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Lennon's Fans December 11, 1980: Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil outside his apartment after he was shot dead in New York. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
December 1980:  Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil after he was shot dead by a fan on December 8th at his home in New York.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Fan Mourn John Lennon (1980) December 1980: Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil after he was shot dead by a fan on December 8th at his home in New York. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Photo taken the summer of 1980 of English singer John Lennon standing with his wife Yoko Ono outside the Dakota Apartments in New York city where he was shot to death 12 November 1980. This photo appears on Lennon's last album "Double Fantaisy".  (Photo credit/AFP/Getty Images)
John Lennon & Yoko Ono Photo taken the summer of 1980 of English singer John Lennon standing with his wife Yoko Ono outside the Dakota Apartments in New York city where he was shot to death 12 November 1980. This photo appears on Lennon's last album "Double Fantaisy". (Photo credit/AFP/Getty Images)
McCartney and John Lennon (1940 - 1980), pictured during a performance on Granada TV's Late Scene Extra television show filmed in Manchester, England on November 25, 1963.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles McCartney and John Lennon (1940 - 1980), pictured during a performance on Granada TV's Late Scene Extra television show filmed in Manchester, England on November 25, 1963. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 7:  The Dakota building,  where John Lennon was murdered, is shown December 7, 2005 next to Central Park in New York City.  Lennon was killed by Mark David Chapman in front of the Dakota apartments December 8, 1980.  (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)
New Yorkers Observe The 25th Anniversary Of John Lennon's Death NEW YORK - DECEMBER 7: The Dakota building, where John Lennon was murdered, is shown December 7, 2005 next to Central Park in New York City. Lennon was killed by Mark David Chapman in front of the Dakota apartments December 8, 1980. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)
New York: On the 25th anniversary of the death of the late Beatle John Lennon, a fan (R) holds flowers at the "Imagine" memorial to Lennon, 08 December, 2005, in the Strawberry Fields section of New York's Central Park. Mark Chapman shot Lennon on the night of 08 December, 1980 as the musician returned from a recording studio.  AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA  (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
On the 25th anniversary of the death of New York: On the 25th anniversary of the death of the late Beatle John Lennon, a fan (R) holds flowers at the "Imagine" memorial to Lennon, 08 December, 2005, in the Strawberry Fields section of New York's Central Park. Mark Chapman shot Lennon on the night of 08 December, 1980 as the musician returned from a recording studio. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Photo taken the summer of 1980 of English singer John Lennon standing with his wife Yoko Ono outside the Dakota Apartments in New York city where he was shot to death 12 November 1980. This photo appears on Lennon's last album "Double Fantaisy"(Photo: /AFP/Getty Images)
John Lennon & Yoko Ono 1980 Photo taken the summer of 1980 of English singer John Lennon standing with his wife Yoko Ono outside the Dakota Apartments in New York city where he was shot to death 12 November 1980. This photo appears on Lennon's last album "Double Fantaisy"(Photo: /AFP/Getty Images)
Singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles, in a psychedelic Radford Mini de Ville owned by George Harrison at West Malling Airfield, Kent, 7th November 1967. The Beatles are at the Aerodrome for work on their TV film 'Magical Mystery Tour'. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Lennon In Mini Singer and songwriter John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles, in a psychedelic Radford Mini de Ville owned by George Harrison at West Malling Airfield, Kent, 7th November 1967. The Beatles are at the Aerodrome for work on their TV film 'Magical Mystery Tour'. (Photo by Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles plays the guitar in a hotel room in Paris, 16th January 1964. (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Lennon In Paris John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles plays the guitar in a hotel room in Paris, 16th January 1964. (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Harrison (1943 - 2001), after passing his driving test, February 16, 1965. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
John Lennon Harrison (1943 - 2001), after passing his driving test, February 16, 1965. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)
British pop group The Beatles, from left to right; Ringo Starr, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), Paul McCartney and George Harrison (1943 - 2001), outside Buckingham Palace, London, after receiving their MBEs (Member of the Order of the British Empire) from the Queen, 26th October 1965. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Beatles At Buckingham Palace British pop group The Beatles, from left to right; Ringo Starr, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), Paul McCartney and George Harrison (1943 - 2001), outside Buckingham Palace, London, after receiving their MBEs (Member of the Order of the British Empire) from the Queen, 26th October 1965. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
December 1980:  Crowds gathering outside the home of John Lennon in New York after the news that he had been shot and killed. A flag flies at half-mast over the building.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
John Lennon Dead, 1980 December 1980: Crowds gathering outside the home of John Lennon in New York after the news that he had been shot and killed. A flag flies at half-mast over the building. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
November 27, 1966:  British rock musician and member of The Beatles John Lennon (1940 - 1980), dressed as a Public Lavatory Commissionaire during the filming of the 'Not Only...But Also' Christmas Special, starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. He is outside a public convenience near Berwick Street, in London's Soho. (Photo by Ron Case/Keystone/Getty Images)
John Lennon November 27, 1966: British rock musician and member of The Beatles John Lennon (1940 - 1980), dressed as a Public Lavatory Commissionaire during the filming of the 'Not Only...But Also' Christmas Special, starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. He is outside a public convenience near Berwick Street, in London's Soho. (Photo by Ron Case/Keystone/Getty Images)
July 7,1968:  Beatles singer, songwriter and guitarist John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and his partner, artist Yoko Ono descend a staircase.  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
John And Yoko July 7,1968: Beatles singer, songwriter and guitarist John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and his partner, artist Yoko Ono descend a staircase. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)
July 8, 1966:  English pop star John Lennon (1940 - 1980) at a press conference at London Airport after the Beatles' return from Manila.  (Photo by George Stroud/Express/Getty Images)
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July 8, 1966: English pop star John Lennon (1940 - 1980) at a press conference at London Airport after the Beatles' return from Manila. (Photo by George Stroud/Express/Getty Images)
July 8, 1966: English pop star John Lennon (1940 - 1980) at a press conference at London Airport after the Beatles' return from Manila. (Photo by George Stroud/Express/Getty Images)
25th November 1963:  A group shot of the Beatles, Ringo Starr (in the background), George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney and John Lennon (1940 - 1980), pictured during a performance on Granada TV's Late Scene Extra television show filmed in Manchester, England on November 25, 1963.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
The Beatles 25th November 1963: A group shot of the Beatles, Ringo Starr (in the background), George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney and John Lennon (1940 - 1980), pictured during a performance on Granada TV's Late Scene Extra television show filmed in Manchester, England on November 25, 1963. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
1975:  John Lennon (1940 - 1980) pictured with his wife, the Japanese artist Yoko Ono during their peace protest.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Lennon Bags It Up 1975: John Lennon (1940 - 1980) pictured with his wife, the Japanese artist Yoko Ono during their peace protest. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
August 16, 1966:  John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles, after making a formal apology for his controversial statement that the group were 'more popular than Jesus'.  (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images)
John Lennon August 16, 1966: John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles, after making a formal apology for his controversial statement that the group were 'more popular than Jesus'. (Photo by Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images)
December 1980:  Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil after he was shot dead by a fan on December 8th at his home in New York.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Give Peace A Chance December 1980: Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil after he was shot dead by a fan on December 8th at his home in New York. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
December 11, 1980:  Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil outside his apartment after he was shot dead in New York.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Lennon's Fans December 11, 1980: Fans of John Lennon holding a vigil outside his apartment after he was shot dead in New York. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
John Lennon (1940 - 1980), singer, songwriter and guitarist with pop group The Beatles, 26th June 1967.   (Photo by Peter King/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
John Lennon John Lennon (1940 - 1980), singer, songwriter and guitarist with pop group The Beatles, 26th June 1967. (Photo by Peter King/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
People gather at a memorial to John Lennon in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park in New York, 08 December 2000. Today marks the 20th anniversary of Lennon's murder outside his nearby home. (Photo credit DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)
John Lennon Memorial in Strawberry Fields
People gather at a memorial to John Lennon in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park in New York, 08 December 2000. Today marks the 20th anniversary of Lennon's murder outside his nearby home. (Photo credit DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)
People gather at a memorial to John Lennon in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park in New York, 08 December 2000. Today marks the 20th anniversary of Lennon's murder outside his nearby home. (Photo credit DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)
Headshot portrait of British musician and songwriter John Lennon (1940 -1980), of the pop group The Beatles, as a young boy in a school uniform and cap, c. 1948. (Photo by Pictorial Press/Getty Images)
John Lennon As Young Boy Headshot portrait of British musician and songwriter John Lennon (1940 -1980), of the pop group The Beatles, as a young boy in a school uniform and cap, c. 1948. (Photo by Pictorial Press/Getty Images)
A female fan of British musician John Lennon (1940 - 1980) mourns outside of his residence, the Dakota apartment building, after his death, NYC, December 1980 (Photo by Getty Images).
Female John Lennon fan mourns, December 1980. A female fan of British musician John Lennon (1940 - 1980) mourns outside of his residence, the Dakota apartment building, after his death, NYC, December 1980 (Photo by Getty Images).
Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields Slain musician John Lennon is remembered with words written in snow on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 outside Lennon''s former home at the Dakota apartments in New York City. The Ex-Beatle was murdered outside the building by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in Strawberry Fields cross the street, an area dedicated to the memory of the slain musician. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Flowers and candles sit in honor of slain musician John Lennon on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields Flowers and candles sit in honor of slain musician John Lennon on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
A fan of John Lennon stands with a painted portrait of the slain musician on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
Fans Remember John Lennon in Strawberry Fields
Flowers and candles sit in honor of slain musician John Lennon on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
A fan of John Lennon stands with a painted portrait of the slain musician on the 20th anniversary of his murder December 8, 2000 in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park in New York City. Strawberry Fields sits across the street from the Dakota apartments, Lennon''s former home, where he was murdered by Mark David Chapman. Hundreds of fans gathered for a candlelight vigil in the area which is dedicated to the memory of the ex-Beatle. (Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers/Getty)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono shortly before Lennon was shot and killed in New York, NY in December, 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers/Getty)
John Lennon And Yoko Ono John Lennon and Yoko Ono shortly before Lennon was shot and killed in New York, NY in December, 1980. (Photo by Brenda Chase/Newsmakers/Getty)
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