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  • Did the composer of (perhaps) the most secular song ever written, later disavow that song?

    03/23/2012 10:31:38 AM PDT · by NYer · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | March 23, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Growing up I listened to a lot of music. And, like a lot of teenagers, I didn’t pay much attention to the words, they were just another instrument in the whole melody of the song. As I got older, I started paying attention to the words and was often shocked at what I had been humming.Like many people my age, one of my favorite songs was John Lennon’s “Imagine.” A beautiful melody, in a thoughtful and meditative tone. But oh the words! When I finally got around to paying attention to them, I stopped listening to the song. For in...