A definitive, in-depth, revelatory exploration of John Lennon's intensely personal first major solo album after the breakup of the Beatles.
Described by Lennon as "the best thing I've ever done," and widely regarded as his best solo album, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
was released on 11 December 1970. With first-hand commentary by Lennon, Ono, and other members of the band, and packed with previously unseen photographs by those who documented their lives, this incisive volume offers new insights into the raw emotions and open mindset of Lennon after marriage to Ono and the breakup of the Beatles, to the making of the album and revealing interview with Jann Wenner in December 1970.
Primal therapy had a huge impact on Lennon's songwriting, resulting in the creation of intensely personal, soul-baring tracks. This book takes his lyrics as a starting point and explores Lennon's life, career, and self-perception, from "performing flea" with the Beatles to authenticity as a solo artist.
About the Author
Weldon Owen is an imprint of Insight Editions, a publisher of illustrated books on food & drink, photography, music, and popular culture. Elegant and informative, their books showcase the best of art, photography, and design in exquisite presentations of the bookmaker's craft. They are located in San Rafael, CA.
John Lennon fut un chanteur, un compositeur, un militant pour la paix et les droits de l'homme, un auteur et un artiste. Il continue aujourd'hui d'être une source d'inspiration internationale. Né en 1940 à Liverpool, il connut ses premiers succès dans les années 1960 avec son groupe The Beatles, avant de se lancer dans une carrière solo pour laquelle il fut acclamé jusqu'à sa mort en 1980. Son mariage et sa collaboration avec l'artiste Yoko Ono fut l'un des éléments fondateurs de cet hymne à la paix qu'est Imagine.
John Lennon is one of the biggest rock legends and the founder of the ever-successful band, The Beatles. He died on December 8th, 1980 in New York City.