Thursday, August 11, 2011

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE- CAPT AJIT VADAKAYIL

THE AMERICAN ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT ANTHEM-  BY JOHN LENNON






It is the first solo single issued by Lennon, and became an ANTHEM of the American anti-war movement during the 1970s.


The song was sung by more than half a million demonstators in Washington, DC at the Vietnam Moratorium Day, on 15 October 1969.


They were led by the renowned folk singer Pete Seeger, who interspersed phrases like, "Are you listening, Nixon?" and "Are you listening, Agnew?", between the electrifying choruses of protesters singing, "All we are saying ... is give peace a chance" .


This song was made in a two room suite of Queen Elizabeth hotel Montreal. Visitors to John and Yoko's bed-in, including reporters, staff, celebrities, and Hare Krishna drummers who banged on everything from doors to tabletops for rhythm.  

The world as we know it is too chaotic. We seriously need to give peace a chance.

I hope that one day people will realise that we are all humans and all live on the same world in which we all need to work together and get along as ONE.

As John Lennon said.  All you need is love.


Let me put here, John Lennon's lyrics for his song IMAGINE--  I dedicate it for Jerusalem--where there has been NO peace since the Crusaders invaded --

Imagine there's no Heaven
It's easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people
Living for today

Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace

You may say that I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people
Sharing all the world

You may say that I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will live as one




CAPT AJIT VADAKAYIL
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2 comments:

  1. i also dedicate this song to our muslim brothers in the middle east(esp. the sunnis and the shites) who had been trying to exterminate each other for what valid reason i couldnt fathom. peace, brothers. the prophet(pbuh) said that "if a muslim kills another muslim, both will go to hell".

    likewise, more than a decade ago, the catholics and protestants were at each throats in ireland/scotland and elsewhere. how did they stop this senseless killings? God/Allah only knows.

    i hope that brothers who have a deep hatred in their hearts will go to the makkah pilgrimage(they say that your inner conciousness will instill humility in your emotions and develop a love for Allah's creatures) and pray for peace. if there is no peace inside us, there can be no peace outside. peace, brothers.

    peace to all hindus, all jews, christians, all muslims, all buddhists, all taoists, all confucionists, all zarathustrians, all mankind. peace!

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