Nitin Malik, the lead vocalist of Parikrama, a Delhi-based rock and roll band, pays tribute to the legendary John Lennon, member of iconic English rock band The Beatles, and arguably one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time.Born on 9 October, 1940 in England, John Winston Lennon rose to fame with The Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. Lennon formed a successful songwriting partnership with bandmate Paul McCartney, resulting in many No. 1 hits. He embarked on a solo career in the ‘70s and became a political and peace activist, with some of his later songs becoming anti-war anthems.Lennon was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, as a member of the Beatles in 1988 and as a solo artist in 1994.Here’s wishing the late singer a very Happy Birthday!(This article was first published on 9 October 2015 and is being republished to mark the occasion of John Lennon’s birth anniversary.) We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.