By Paul Du Noyer
Publish 12 months note: First released October fifth 2010
There are many books approximately John Lennon's existence and in regards to the track of The Beatles. what's usually neglected is the intense solo paintings that John produced within the ultimate decade of his existence, 1970 to 1980, among the tip of The Beatles and his homicide in ny urban.
This specific booklet recounts John's lifestyles after The Beatles during this interesting and revealing track-by-track research of the tales at the back of each one tune that he wrote. Lennon's existence in those years used to be eventful and engaging. He moved from superstardom within the world's largest pop workforce to being an international peace campaigner and figurehead for radical reasons.
He left England for a brand new existence within the united states with Yoko Ono. there has been a strange interlude of 18 months - his well-known 'lost weekend' - whilst John ran off with Yoko's secretary may perhaps Pang and descended into alcoholism. Reunited with Yoko, he deserted public lifestyles and retired to his long island condominium 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 open air the Dakota development in December 1980.