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Wedding Album
Imagine (The Ultimate Mixes Deluxe)
Imagine (The Ultimate Collection)
Imagine (The Ultimate Mixes)
Double Fantasy
Unfinished Music No. 2: Life With the Lions
Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins
105 Bank St. New York, NY, Pt. 1
His Own Words
John Lennon in His Own Words
John Lennon: The Final Interview Radio Special
Milk and Honey
Walls and Bridges
Rock 'N' Roll
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Power to the People: The Hits
Signature Box
Gimme Some Truth
Some Time In New York City
Double Fantasy (Stripped Down)
Mind Games
Live Peace In Toronto 1969
John Lennon Apr 19, 2019
Julian Lennon
John Lennon Apr 18, 2019
Half a lifetime ago saw the beginning of part of an event which would lead to the legendary recording of a solo album by a legend... Read guitarist Rod Lynton's wonderful review of Imagine - The Ultimate Collection at
John Lennon Apr 17, 2019
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
John Lennon Apr 16, 2019
Nothing you can see that isn't shown. Where were you when you first heard All You Need Is Love?
John Lennon Apr 15, 2019
Am I crazy or am I a genius? I don't think I'm either, I don't think either one goes, crazy and genius don't really mean anything anymore.
John Lennon Apr 15, 2019
How John Lennon Told the Story of His Love for Yoko Ono in Song
John Lennon Apr 13, 2019
When they've tortured and scared you for 20 odd years, then they expect you to pick a career.
John Lennon Apr 13, 2019
Happy Record Store Day! Head to your local record store to get Imagine - Raw Studio Mixes today! On the way, listen to part one of Imagine Revealed, a documentary exploring the making of Imagine featuring interviews with Alan White, Nicky Hopkins and members of Imagine The Ultimate Collection's production team.
John Lennon Apr 13, 2019
Happy Record Store Day! Head to your local record store to get Imagine - Raw Studio Mixes today! On the way, listen to part one of Imagine Revealed, a documentary by Kevin Howlett exploring the making of Imagine featuring interviews with Alan White, Nicky Hopkins and members of Imagine The Ultimate Collection's production team.
John Lennon Apr 12, 2019
Chimera Music
John Lennon Apr 11, 2019
Imagine - Raw Studio Mixes Pressed on Limited Edition audiophile grade 180 gram black vinyl. Available this Record Store Day, 13th April 2019. Experience the moment John and The Plastic Ono Band record each song, raw and live, from a sonic soundstage at the centre of Ascot Sound Studios at John & Yoko’s home in Tittenhurst. The tracks are devoid of effects (reverb, tape delays, etc.) offering a unique, unparalleled insight & an alternate take on the record. These mixes have been pressed in the original album sequence appearing for the first time on vinyl. Find out more at
John Lennon Apr 09, 2019
Life doesn't imitate art... it is art!
John Lennon Apr 06, 2019
You can go to church and sing a hymn, judge me by the colour of my skin, you can live a lie until you die, one thing you can't hide is when you're crippled inside.
John Lennon Apr 04, 2019
I am the eggman. They are the eggmen. I am the walrus.
John Lennon Apr 03, 2019
"If we have any influence on youth at all, we would like to influence them in a peaceful way." JL, Amsterdam, 25 March 1969
John Lennon Apr 01, 2019
DECLARATION OF NUTOPIA We announce the birth of a conceptual country, NUTOPIA. Citizenship of the country can be obtained by declaration of your awareness of NUTOPIA. NUTOPIA has no land, no boundries, no passports, only people. NUTOPIA has no laws other than cosmic. All people of NUTOPIA are ambassadors of the country. As two ambassadors of NUTOPIA, we ask for diplomatic immunity and recognition in the United Nations of our country and its people. Declaration of Nutopia press conference, 1973 Photo by Bob Gruen (
John Lennon Mar 31, 2019
"This is our protest against all the suffering and violence in the world." Amsterdam, March 1969 Photo: Claude Vanheye
John Lennon Mar 31, 2019
In March 1969 John and his new wife, Yoko Ono, staged a bed-in for peace in the Amsterdam Hilton, lying in bed for six days and inviting in the world's media as a protest against the Vietnam war. Witness talks to the Dutch photographer Claude Vanheye.
John Lennon Mar 30, 2019
See the iconic 1968 concert film @TheRollingStones Rock and Roll Circus in select theaters nationwide this April. Get your tickets now! The live concert special’s restoration has been sourced from the 35mm internegative and will be presented in both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K restoration beautifully captures and recreates this historic event, creating a truly unique and immersive experience that fans won’t be able to get anywhere else. Go to #RockAndRollCircus @abkco
John Lennon Mar 29, 2019
There is an alternative to war. It's staying in bed and growing your hair.
John Lennon Mar 29, 2019
Happy #PianoDay #PianoDay2019 Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones, John Lennon and Yoko Ono singing at a piano at The Record Plant, NYC in October 1972. 📷 © Bob Gruen
John Lennon Mar 27, 2019
"I'm saying grow your hair for peace, or cut it off, have some sign on you that's for peace."
John Lennon Mar 26, 2019
John: Okay, Yoko Yoko: Peace - Peace - Let's hope for peace, Let's hope for peace, Peace - Let's hope for peace, Peace - Let's hope for peace. John: Peace, peace, peace, peace Yoko: Peace - Let's hope for peace, Yoko: Peace - Let's hope for peace, Peace - Let's hope for peace. Oh, John, let's hope for peace For our children, for our country, for our world, for our future, Oh, John, let's hope for peace, Let's hope for peace. Peace - Peace, peace, Pet's hope for peace. Oh, John - John: Peace. Guten morgen meine damen und herren. This is the peace call. --------- John: What we're really doing is sending out a message to the world but mainly to the youth, especially the youth or anybody really that's interested in protesting for peace or protesting against any forms of violence and we say everybody's getting a bit heavy or bit intellectual about it. Everybody's talking about peace but nobody's doing anything about it except for a few people and the things like the Grosvenor Square Marches in London. The end product of it was just newspaper stories about riots and fighting and we did the Bed Event in Amsterdam and the Bag Peace in Vienna just to give people an idea that there's many ways of protest and this is one of them and anybody could grow their hair for peace or give up a week of their holiday for peace or sit in a bag for peace. Protest against peace any way. But peacefully. 'Cause we think that peace is only got by peaceful methods and that to fight the establishment with their own weapons is no good because they always win and they've been winning for thousands of years. They know how to play the game violence and it's easier for them when they can recognise you and shoot you but they don't know how to handle humour and peaceful humour and that's our message really. Interviewer: What do you think was the biggest success in history, last 300 years? John: Haven't a clue. Yoko: Well, maybe it's still yet to happen, you see. That's why we're trying to do it. In other words, by very, very peaceful methods to bring peace, you know, instead of peace through violence, that's what we're trying to do and if we succeed in that, that's the biggest happening yet in the last 300 years because it's never been done and nobody has really tried it, you see, and that's what we're trying to do. Interviewer: What would you do in case of war? John: How do you mean? Interviewer: What would you do, immediately, if you would wake up in the morning, read the newspapers and they would tell you England is in war with France? John: I'd probably... I'd die of fright. Yoko: I don't think that should happen. You talk as if something's going to happen aside of us. We are all in this you see. We are all in the same society and in the same world and everything that happens to us is our responsibility, you know. Like any violence going in the world is just a symbol of all the violent atmosphere that is in the world, you see, and when the Nazism persecuted the Jewish people that wasn't only Hitler who did it, or Germany who did it, but just a symbol of everybody in the world who had the feeling for persecution of Jews, you see. So we share everything, so that's not gonna happen, if there's war suddenly, that's our fault, you know. Interviewer: So what do you think about the behaviour of Austrians and Germans during the Second World War? Don't you think that they're a little bit more responsible than the others? John: No, not particularly. Yoko: No, not particularly. No. The whole world, if the whole world was really aware of it and if the journalists and the communication media of those days were really aware of their responsibility as well and reported everything correct, you know, well, which is almost impossible, I'm sure, but as much as possible and if the whole world was aware of their responsibility, it could have been stopped, I'm sure. John: Well, we know that Britain and a few other counties waited quite a long time before they made any decision about what to do. I'm not quite sure of the facts, you know, but after Czechoslovakia and things like that. They could've stopped it earlier, but they wait until it's on their doorstep, you know, until it involves their money, or their territory. Interviewer: Are you saying there's a special type of politician that is voted by a special country? I don't think that a politician like- John: No. I don't think so because... Interviewer: -Hitler could ever be voted by the French, for instance. John: Oh come on, the French, the French- Interviewer: I'm mean just the type of politician John: Well okay, just, different types then Yoko: Every nation is bad. John: Every nation will have a prototype. But you name, I think I was talking to one of the Austrian T.V. guys. I said, “Can you name me one European country which hasn't sort of raped the world?” and he said, “Austria actually was the only one that didn't attack anybody else. They were always on the defensive side.” I don't know whether that's true. Interviewer: But they were silent at the wrong moment... John: Okay, that's bad, I agree with that silence is bad. But I mean there isn't one European country that hasn't had its Hitler, one way or the other, including Britain, in what they did to India and South Africa, you know. Yoko: So let's so back to the future, you know. So that's why we're here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They're going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We are not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we're with them and in our way, we're just announcing that we're open to all invitations or suggestions or anything to work for the world peace, you see, and we're doing it in our own way, which we think is the best for us and also the young people have to realise that this is just as bad as before the Second World War or right in the middle of it, you know, that everything, all the violence that is happening in the world now are our responsibility and if we don't really realise it and immediately start something, action, you know, it's going to be bad, you know. And it will be exactly like you said; One morning, we find in the newspaper, that the whole world is going to disappear, you know. Interviewer: I agree with you, but don't you see, I mean, it's a fact that by through your behaviour, I think it's okay, but for a lot of people, through your behaviour, they get suspicious. They don't think that this is, can be correct, people sitting under a tablecloth protesting against wars. They don't think... Yoko: Okay, before they criticise us, you know, and if they want to criticise us, okay, go ahead, and they should do it in their own way, but do something, you know. Interviewer: So everybody should throw out his part of Hitler out of his soul, then? John: Yes, yes, we all have it in us. In a way, we're saying we want peace and we're staying in bed for peace, but I'm as violent as the next man, and I'm sure Yoko is just as violent just as well. We're violent people, you know. I prefer myself when I'm non-violent. I prefer me friends when they're non-violent. It just makes for easier living and if we have to have violence, let's channel it, you know. I don't know how, you know, there's other people can work out how to channel it, or give them somewhere to play and kill each other or something. But I don't want to be involved in their violence. I prefer to live in peace, you know. Yoko: All you need is courage, you know. You can just go out in the street now and take off all your clothes and just say peace you know and you'll be in the news you see. Just courage and if everybody gets courage and of course they would, because they would think all right maybe this is a little bit embarrassing thing to do, but look at John and Yoko they're doing worse, so I can do it, you know. That's all we're trying to do, you see. Interviewer: So you're putting courage, also, into the world by doing this? John: We hope so. Yoko: I hope so. Interviewer: Let's do the rest in the car because- John: Okay. --------- (Beach atmosphere with electronic mechanical noises) John: Stay in bed! --------- John: Look a little fly flitting bout. Just makes you laugh hearing that thing going off. Yoko: What time is it? John: What's the time? Interviewer: 9:30 John: Is it? is it that late? Yoko: What? John: 9:30. Good morning. I was saying about Bagism, you see, you get in this bag and you jump out the window. Next thing you know, you got a policeman on your head. You want tea? Yoko: Yes, okay, you know what I want, John? John: What - What, what, what!? Oh, give us a chance! You want one before I do. Yoko: Do I? John: Yes, I haven't even got round to that. Could I have room service, please. Do you want toast? Yoko: Just tea please. Which do you want, coffee or tea? John: Tea. Yoko: Tea. John: Two tea's please. Yeah, 902 and some toast. Yeah, brown toast. Good morning. Yeah, yeah. No and some toast. Brown toast. Yeah. Thank you. Bye, bye. Alright then.... --------- John: Hello, dog. It's beautiful though isn't it? Interviewer: You are not afraid for dogs are you? John: No, no, no. It'll just take a lot of looking after. We'll think about you, Amsterdam. He's a lovely dog, though. Yoko: Yes, yes, it's lovely. John: Thank you very much. --------- Interviewer: Here you are. John: Thank you. Are you gonna take him off me now? Interviewer: Yes, if you don't mind. Of course, It's one of the Ezelium so we have to have it back. Thank you very much. John: I thought you were giving - They just did a plug then. Interviewer: Bye, bye. John: Bye, bye. Yoko: What was it? They were not going to give us? John: No, no. Interviewer: She didn't want to give you the dog? John: No Interviewer: I thought she gave the dog to you John: I was under that impression. That we were given a dog. She gave us the dog and then went away. Well that was very nice. --------- Yoko: That's rather sort of really swinging though. Don't you think so? John: The thought of the long haired Beatle entering a 19th century sanctuary. --------- John: “Please stop this nonsense. Go home. We don't like people like you. Go to a doctor to be normal,” are you getting this? “Go to a doctor to be normal.” We're seeing a psychiatrist today, so maybe he'll fix us up then. Bloody marvellous. We not getting through on some levels, as you notice. --------- John: Was that the marijuana. Beautiful, beautiful. Keep smoking. Let's open it up, there's nothing illegal in here? Beautiful, beautiful. Thanks a lot. Hey, those kids are as hard as the real press. Yoko: Yes, amazing. John: Amazing. They're just as tough as the real press. Incredible. Very sexy. It's a boy, it's a boy. --------- Interviewer: why are you staying in bed for 7 days? John: Because... --------- John: Could we have a tea for Robbie please? Interviewer: Well, first of all, let me say congratulations on your marriage and that in Dutch is gefiliciteerd met je getrouw. John: (German accent)Oh, dank u wel, oh, chocolat! Interviewer: How about explaining this mission you are on at this moment? John: Well, you start, I've been... Yoko: Well, because we thought of this idea about staying in bed for 7 days for protest against violence in the world. Interviewer: Did you think of its geographical situation as being the centre of Europe? John: No, I didn't realise, is it? Oh, fantastic! It was magic then, you see, cause I mean - Interviewer: They call it the centre of Europe in fact. It's an advertising campaign for an airline. John: Okay, well give us a free ticket and we'll be all right. --------- Crowd: Stand up! John: Stand up? Interviewer: Stand up on your knees, maybe. Turn and, turn and on your knees. As soon as we can but we need you here, not yet, not yet, start talking yes. John: So, anyway a policeman came in and an elephant jumped on me head, so I said what's going on and he said cabbages and the next moment I was on film, yeah. Yoko: Just to give a laugh you know Interviewer: Just wave, just wave! Interviewer: Love, peace and bed! Not forgetting jam of course. Interviewer: Okay, guess now it's over? John: Pushy kid, that. Interviewer: Are you cold? John: No, no, no! Pushy kid that, asking for photos, could I have my ciggies? Interviewer: Ciggies, yeah, music, you know, if you go back to the days of a, of a, let's see, where do we start now, we start with, “Do you love me?” John: Not, not particularly. --------- Interviewer: How about that? John: (singing) Good-bye Amsterdam, good-bye. --------- Yoko: Stay in bed, For Bed-Peace, For peace of the world, Stay in bed, Grow your hair. John: Grow your hair. Okay, good night. --------- John: Now it's time to say good night, Good night, sleep tight. Now the sun puts out his light. Thank you very much Yoko: What a beautiful day it was though, very tiring, though. It was sort of churning like crazy, you know. John: Also get that sort of hot? --------- Yoko: Grow your hair. John: Bed peace. Yoko: Hair peace. John: Hair peace, bed peace. Oh, yeah. ---------
John Lennon Mar 25, 2019
#OnThisDay, 25 March 1969, John & Yoko began their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton. "We sent out a card: 'Come to John and Yoko's honeymoon: a bed-in, Amsterdam Hotel.' You should have seen the faces on the reporters and the cameramen fighting their way through the door! Because whatever it is, is in people's minds - their minds were full of what they thought was going to happen. They fought their way in, and their faces dropped. There were we like two angels in bed, with flowers all around us, and peace and love on our heads. We were fully clothed; the bed was just an accessory. We were wearing pyjamas, but they don't look much different from day clothes – nothing showing." For the week of their honeymoon in the Presidential Suite of the Amsterdam Hilton, John & Yoko invited the world's press to talk with them between 9am and 9pm everyday to promote world peace.