Crowd at Paris Unity Rally Sings John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

In 1980, John Lennon explained the meaning behind his song “Imagine.” Speaking with reporter David Sheff, the former Beatle said, “‘Imagine’ is saying that [if] you can imagine a world at peace … then it can be true.”

More than three decades later, Lennon’s song unified a crowd at a Paris rally this Sunday, held in the days after extremist attacks claimed the lives of 17 people.

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