Tag Archives: John Lennon

The Angel in Him

“He said it was written about Julian, my child. He knew I was splitting with Cyn and leaving Julian. He was driving over to say hi to Julian. He’d been like an uncle to him. You know, Paul was always good with kids. And so he came up with Hey Jude. But I always heard …

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…as if I’ve lost my mind

Full lyrics HERE.

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A Restless Wind

I think the words stand nicely on their own but (to save you the trouble) here’s the song on YouTube:  LINK Across The Universe by John Lennon and Paul McCartney (mostly John) Words are flowing out Like endless rain into a paper cup They slither wildly as they slip away Across the universe Pools of …

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Naked

Sound engineer Geoff Emerick writes in his book Here, There, and Everywhere that, in spite of being in one of the most successful music groups of all time, John Lennon was very insecure about his voice and was constantly looking for overdubs and fuzzy guitars to mask it. When Paul McCartney had the original tapes …

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Working Class Heroes

Keep you doped with religion and sex and TV And you think you’re so clever and classless and free But you’re still fucking peasants as far as I can see… Full lyrics HERE.

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I just had to let it go…

I was sitting here thinking about how Americans seem to be addicted to Outrage and Righteous Indignation, and this song popped into my head.

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Yoko

Suddenly I feel a little better about my own dancing ability.  🙂 If you think about it, John chose Yoko at the peak of Beatlemania.  He was popular, young, rich, handsome, and creative; he could have (almost literally) had any woman on the planet. She must have been pretty special. (By the way, Yoko enjoyed …

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Happy Together

I love the expression on Yoko’s face in the second one, and the way they flow so easily together in the last one. But what I like most of all is that there’s not likely to be any music playing in any of those four places.  😀 I found this animated .gif set on Tumblr, …

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