John Lennon: The Stories Behind the Songs 1970-1980

John Lennon: The Stories Behind the Songs 1970-1980

Paul Du Noyer

Publish yr note: First released October fifth 2010

There are many books approximately John Lennon's existence and in regards to the tune of The Beatles. what's usually ignored is the extreme solo paintings that John produced within the ultimate decade of his lifestyles, 1970 to 1980, among the tip of The Beatles and his homicide in big apple urban.

This detailed publication recounts John's lifestyles after The Beatles during this attention-grabbing and revealing track-by-track research of the tales in the back of each one music that he wrote. Lennon's existence in those years was once eventful and engaging. He moved from superstardom within the world's largest pop workforce to being a world peace campaigner and figurehead for radical explanations.

He left England for a brand new lifestyles within the united states with Yoko Ono. there has been a weird and wonderful interlude of 18 months - his recognized 'lost weekend' - whilst John ran off with Yoko's secretary could Pang and descended into alcoholism. Reunited with Yoko, he deserted public lifestyles and retired to his manhattan residence to elevate their son and stay the lifetime of a recluse.

In 1980 he re-emerged with a brand new album, however the plan to renew his profession used to be cruelly curtailed on that fateful evening outdoors the Dakota construction in December 1980.

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