A reggae song written on holiday in Bermuda in 1980, this was inspired by Bob Marley's "Hallelujah Time." Lennon felt that he "was living on borrowed time, what we're all doing, even though most of us don't like to face it."
Sadly, this proved prophetic, as Lennon was killed in December 1980. (from Fred Seaman's The Last Days of John Lennon
Jon - Sydney, Australia