“A Really Big Shock”: McCartney on Hearing of Lennon’s Death

For this anniversary of John Lennon’s death that occurred on December 8, 1980, below is a recent video of Paul McCartney on The Jonathan Ross Show. On the show, the 72-year-old McCartney discussed his reaction to hearing that Lennon had been killed. According to People, he also talked about how he was glad that he and Lennon were once again good friends at the time of Lennon’s death.

Check out this short clip from the show where McCartney discusses what he felt when he heard the news that his Beatles bandmate had been killed.

McCartney appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

For a happier memory about John Lennon on this day, check out this video from his 1972 concert at Madison Square Garden, “Live in New York City.”

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