People across the country are paying tribute to the fallen rocker, including in Tallahassee.
Radio station Gulf 104 was holding a candlelight vigil and singing "I am the walrus" at the Paradise Bar and Grill.
Gulf 104 DJs say Lennon's music and that of the Beatles remains heavily played still today and continues to strike a chord with musicians all over the world.
Scott Less, Gulf 104 Program Director, says, "What influenced popular music today, it all came from the Beatles, so I think to remember John Lennon is just to remember where music we listen to today's comes from.
Thursday people also gathering in Lennon's birthplace, England, and his place of death, New York City.