||Sean Lennon, 23, son of singer-songwriter
John Lennon, is now a musician in his own right. He is a member of the
band Cibo Matto, and in 1998 released his debut solo effort, Into the
Sun. But Lennon knows that he remains, to many people, simply the
son of a Beatle.
"WHEN people ask me if I still feel like he’s
around, I say that he is," notes Lennon. "He’s alive in his
music, in my life. Sometimes I walk into a store and hear him singing
— it’s like he’s talking to me."
John Lennon was fatally shot in New York City WHEN Sean
was five. But Sean still remembers his father as a
parent, despite how fans have idealized him. "The reality was,
he was a human being, he was my dad, he would yell at me for no reason,"
he says. "I don’t miss John Lennon the Beatle. I miss the guy who
put me on his shoulders WHEN we walked on the beach together. I miss
David Fricke in Rolling Stone (Reader’s Digest,
According to the text, what did Sean Lennon do in 1998?