WATCH: Full James Taylor Interview About John Lennon

In a story we posted earlier, singer/songwriter James Taylor has recalled his own frightening encounter with John Lennon‘s killer, Mark David Chapman, just a day before the Beatle’s murder 30 years ago today.

Here’s the full 20-minute video interview with BBC’s Tom Brook in which Taylor also talks at length about Lennon’s legacy and influence.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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