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“Dig a Pony,” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

“Dig a Pony,” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

The Beatles’ often-overlooked “Dig a Pony” is a classic example of John Lennon’s love of wordplay.

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon – Walls and Bridges (1974): On Second Thought

John Lennon’s 40-year-old ‘Walls and Bridges’ is long overdue for a critical reevaluation.

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You're Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

John Lennon, “Nobody Loves You [When You're Down and Out]” (1974): Deep Cuts

We return to a key, lesser-heard moment from John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges,’ released 40 years ago this weekend.

‘Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto

‘Jesus, did I do that?': John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto

The gold-selling album also marked the debut of a future prog legend.

Deep Beatles: “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “You Can’t Do That” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

It should’ve been in the film; it should’ve been a lead single. What happened?

‘Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver

‘Me and John were starting to really cook': Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ breakthrough with Revolver

They consolidated everything they’d mastered, while hinting at triumphs to come.

Deep Beatles: “When I Get Home” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “When I Get Home” from A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

While often overlooked, the album cut is worth a closer listen.

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Cry Instead,” A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Deep Beatles: “I’ll Cry Instead,” A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

This song shows where John Lennon would go as a Beatle, and as a solo artist.

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles … LIVE!

More Perfect Playlists: The Beatles … LIVE!

The Beatles’ early retirement makes compiling a concert playlist difficult – but not impossible.

‘I’ve got a little something I want to show you': Steve Cropper remembers a treasured jam with John Lennon

‘I’ve got a little something I want to show you': Steve Cropper remembers a treasured jam with John Lennon

“It was just him and me,” the Stax legend remembers, “in the studio.”