Available in multiple configurations, the influential masterpiece is set to become the first of the Fabs' album to receive the Super Deluxe Edition treatment. Of great interest is the stereo remix of the main album.
On this day in 1980, John Lennon was shot five times by 25-year-old Mark Chapman outside the Dakota building in New York City where John and Yoko Ono lived. Chapman had been stalking Lennon for days outside the building and asked for an autograph as Lennon walked through the courtyard.
On this day in 2005, The MBE medal that John Lennon returned to the Queen was found in a royal vault at St James' Palace. Lennon returned his medal in November, 1969 with a letter accompanying saying, "Your Majesty, I am returning my MBE as a protest against Britain's involvement in the Nigeria-Biafra thing, against our support of America in Vietnam and against Cold Turkey slipping down the charts. With Love, John Lennon."