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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

John Lennon

John Lennon  

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...
Imagine (John Lennon album)

Imagine (John Lennon album)  

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John Lennon’s magnificent solo debut, although powerful, did not have the universal commercial appeal of this album. Lennon veered from spitting anger in ‘How Do You Sleep?’, ‘Give Me Some ...
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon album)

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon album)  

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Now referred to as the primal scream album, John Lennon allowed his tonsils and heart to bleed in a powerful exorcism of many of his demons. The plea for his ...
Walls And Bridges (John Lennon album)

Walls And Bridges (John Lennon album)  

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Walls And Bridges was made during Lennon’s marital separation, while carrying on a Yoko-approved dalliance with May Pang. Lennon addressed the awkward yet open triangle with songs to each of ...
Rock 'N' Roll (John Lennon album)

Rock 'N' Roll (John Lennon album)  

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In the five years following the break-up of the Beatles, John Lennon established himself as a critically and commercially successful solo artist in addition to dealing with a number of ...
Shaved Fish (John Lennon album)

Shaved Fish (John Lennon album)  

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Once again the age of CD has surpassed this 1975 release with The John Lennon Collection, but at the time it was novel to have a greatest hits record from ...
Mind Games (John Lennon album)

Mind Games (John Lennon album)  

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On this disc, Lennon tackled his usual messages including love (of Yoko and mankind in general), peppy optimism in the face of dire circumstances and humorous observations of crazy times ...
Sometime In New York City (John Lennon album)

Sometime In New York City (John Lennon album)  

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These were possibly the most tuneful agit-prop songs ever committed to disc. While Lennon claimed to have always been politically minded, given his working- class upbringing in the class-conscious UK ...
Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions (Lennon, John, And Yoko Ono album)

Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions (Lennon, John, And Yoko Ono album)  

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The second collaborative album by pop’s premier couple exemplified their avant garde aspirations. On ‘Cambridge 69’, recorded live at the city’s Lady Mitchell Hall, John Lennon’s feedback guitar and ...
Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins (Lennon, John, And Yoko Ono album)

Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins (Lennon, John, And Yoko Ono album)  

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Controversy raged when the sleeve for this album was first seen as it featured both performers naked. An equally vociferous furore surrounded its content. Those expecting Beatles-style melodies and a ...
Lennon

Lennon  

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Conceived, written and directed by Don Scardino, Lennon tells the story of John Lennon in his own words and songs. Among the songs, music and lyrics by Lennon, were ‘Mother’ ...
Julian Lennon

Julian Lennon  

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B. John Charles Julian Lennon, 8 April 1963, Liverpool, England. To embark on a musical career in the same sphere as his late father was a bold and courageous move ...
Sean Lennon

Sean Lennon  

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B. 9 October 1975, New York City, New York, USA. Sharing the same day of birth as his father, John Lennon, Sean’s earliest recorded performance was on his mother Yoko ...
Quarry Men

Quarry Men  

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This skiffle outfit was John Lennon’s first group. They were formed in March 1957, taking their name from the Quarry Bank High School in Liverpool. The initial line-up comprised Lennon ...
Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band (Yoko Ono album)

Yoko Ono & Plastic Ono Band (Yoko Ono album)  

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Recorded during the sessions for John Lennon’s Plastic Ono Band and packaged in nearly exactly the same sleeve (Lennon said his intent was to make some people accidentally buy Ono’s ...
Jilted John

Jilted John  

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Rabid Records, a new wave label based in Manchester, England, received a recording of ‘Jilted John’, composed and performed by an actor named Graham Fellows. Rabid released this semi-monologue ...
Dirty White Boy

Dirty White Boy  

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This ‘supergroup’ was put together by Earl Slick (ex-guitarist with David Bowie, John Waite and John Lennon bands) and David Glen Eisley, former vocalist of Giuffria. Adding ex-Autograph drummer Keni ...
Peter Bjorn And John

Peter Bjorn And John  

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This Swedish indie rock unit were formed in Stockholm in 1999 by Peter Moren (b. 5 May 1976, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden; vocals/guitar), Bjorn Yttling (b. 6 October 1974, Umea, Vasterbotten ...
Feminism and Philosophy

Feminism and Philosophy  

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The impact on philosophy of early feminist writers such as Mary Astell and Mary Wollstonecraft was in the area of political theory (Astell, 1694 and Wollstonecraft, 1792). As Enlightenment ideas ...
Imagine (film)

Imagine (film)  

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Between 1968 and 1972 John Lennon and Yoko Ono completed numerous avant garde films including Smile, Self Portrait and Erection. Shot largely at the couple’s home in Ascot, England and ...

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