From age 20 until his death at 40, John Lennon was one of the most celebrated and successful musicians in the world. His career took off as the co-lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of The Beatles, leading the pop music genre until the groups separation in 1970. For the second half of his career, Lennon would go on to work as a solo performer, with his solo equivalent album sales exceeding 72 million units worldwide by 2018. His most popular song as a solo artist was undoubtedly "Imagine,"  which became one of the most-performed songs of the 20th century.

However, Lennon's life and career met an end on December 8th of 1980, when he was shot and killed entering his Manhattan apartment by a crazed fan. Almost 40 years later, Lennon's legacy continues to make an impact on millions of people around the world and a select handful of his fans have shown their support through beautiful tattoos. Take a look at the dreamy tattoos in the gallery below and let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section.