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"Imagine"
John Lennon
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First released in 1971, and already John Lennon’s most famous post-Beatle song, ‘Imagine’ took on a whole new life of its own following John’s murder in December 1980.
John Lennon
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Composer  John Lennon
Genre  Pop 
Album  Imagine
Year of Release  1971
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Neil Young
Neil Young's version was recorded in aid of New York's heroes from September 11.

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John Lennon
81%
Neil Young
7%
Des O'Connor
3%
Sarah Vaughan
1%
Liza Minnelli
2%
Randy Crawford
6%

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