Why Did John Lennon Write the Song Imagine?

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John Lennon wrote the song 'Imagine' to pass a political message across a wide audience. In the song, he wants the audience to imagine a place where religion, politics, wealth and all other social dividers did not exist and how peaceful it would be. The song was inspired by Yoko Ono's book, Grapefruit and was released in 1971 in the US and 1975 in the UK.
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Lennon got the idea from Yoko's book Grapefruit, which is a book of
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john lennon wrote and recorded it in 1971 after the beatles had broken up. He was shot after his first performance of it live after giving an autograph to the man who shot him.
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Paul wrote Let It Be. And his mother's name is Mary. But if it means the mother of God to you, then that makes the song special for you in that way.
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To further go on what David Sylvester said, it was also common practice to list songwriter credits alphabetically.
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