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John Lennon

John Lennon
Born: Oct 9, 1940 in Liverpool, England
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Died: Dec 8, 1980 in New York, NY
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Out of all the Beatles, John Lennon had the most interesting -- and frustrating -- solo career. Lennon was capable of inspired, brutally honest confessional songwriting and melodic songcraft; he also had a tendency to rest on his laurels, churning out straight-ahead rock & roll without much care. But ...Read full biography
Plastic Ono Band
Released: 1970
Label: EMI UK
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Imagine
Released: 1971
Label: EMI UK
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After the harrowing Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon returned to calmer, more conventional territory with Imagine. While the album had a softer surface, it was only marginally less confessional than its predecessor. ...Read full review
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