the Buzz for August 27th, 2010


John Lennon — “Nobody Told Me”
(from Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon) — Nobody

From the watershed year that became 1984, in which the baton was officially passed and a new generation of torchbearers — Michael, Madge, George, Cyndi, Prince — was anointed at once, a pivotal, posthumous smash — and a fitting final farewell — from a still-young man who had nonetheless rightfully become one of rock’s elders.