Inexplicably underrated, “I’ll be Back” foreshadows later Lennon-penned masterpieces.
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With Lennon and Harrison’s untimely passings, this is as close as we’ll ever get again.
Today, it’s easy to connect this free-form tune with the first flowerings of punk.
More Perfect Playlists: The Next Beatles Album (All Things Must Pass, McCartney, Plastic Ono Band, 1970)
This time, we’re combining tracks from the group’s immediate post-breakup solo albums.
‘It doesn’t bother me at all’: Sean Lennon pushes on, in the long shadow of the Beatles’ John Lennon
Most of the questions – not to mention the comparisons – remain focused on his dad, the lost legend.
There’s a moment during the eight-disc set John & Yoko: I’m Not the Beatles when every Beatles fan will envy Village Voice journalist Howard Smith.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney recorded “The Ballad of John and Yoko,” a bluesy retelling of Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono, between 2:30 and 9 p.m. on April 14, 1969 — and released it later that May. Was it, in fact, the worst Beatles song ever?
Yoko Ono still lives in the same building where her husband John Lennon was gunned down by a crazed fan in 1980. In the same apartment they shared. For that matter, in the same space where she raised her son Sean before he grew up and moved away.
Turns out, John Lennon was just as mercurially intriguing to those who shared studio time with the late Beatles star as he was to those who simply purchased the music.
John Lennon may have called it “a piece of rubbish,” but “Cry Baby Cry” symbolizes one of Lennon’s more underrated compositions. Written while in India, “Cry Baby Cry” serves as a twisted nursery rhyme, and he would return to the motif years later on Double Fantasy’s “Cleanup Time.” The 1968 tune landed on the White Album, and still intrigues withRead More