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John Lennon

(1940—1980) musician, composer, and political activist

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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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