Category Archives: John Lennon

John Lennon | September 1962

It’s all in the eyes. This rarely seen photograph of John Lennon on the precipice of superstardom was taken around the back of Paul McCartney’s childhood home in Liverpool 60 years ago to the day. We’ve seen a few shots … Continue reading

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Top 5 Songs – Andy Newmark

Andy Newmark’s prolific treasure trove of session work spans decades with some of the biggest names in the music business. The Press counts down the American drummer’s Top 5 Songs. The drummer impacts the music more than anyone else in … Continue reading

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The Beatles – 1969 Photos

In the wake of Peter Jackson’s game-changing Get Back movie, The Press shares these rarely seen images of The Beatles taken from a roll of film in Yoko Ono’s stolen Instamatic camera – all care of Award Winning Author and … Continue reading

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John Lennon

So long ago Was it in a dream? Was it just a dream? I know, yes I know It seemed so very real Seemed so real to me

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More Album Cover Outtakes

Roxy Music – Siren (1975) South Stack, Anglesey, Wales. Supermodel Jerry Hall poses as a mermaid for the cover of their fifth studio album. Led Zeppelin – II (1969) The design was based on a photograph of a Division of … Continue reading

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John Lennon 1980

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The Beatles – The Final Images

This is the last ever photo of The Beatles. The Beatles broke up 50 years ago, and their music remains embedded in the fabric of pop culture. By the time Paul McCartney sued his fellow Beatles, and their parent company … Continue reading

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Bowie’s Pin Ups

Two Hours Of ‘Original’ Songs David Bowie Covered In His Early Career. In a very special episode of Beat Orgy, RRR’s Steve Cross takes us through the original versions of the songs that David Bowie covered through his golden period … Continue reading

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More Album Cover Outtakes

John Lennon – Imagine (1971) The photograph for the Imagine album cover was taken by Yoko Ono using a Polaroid camera. It was previously believed that the front cover photo was taken by Andy Warhol. It wasn’t. This untreated Polaroid … Continue reading

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John Lennon – Plastic Ono Band Demos

cd1 mp3 cd2 mp3 This bootleg is largely the definitive collection of demos and outtakes from John Lennon’s home recordings in California and Abbey Road studio in 1970, which would eventually become the seminal Plastic Ono Band album. Fresh from … Continue reading

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John Lennon – Imagine Demos (1971)

John Lennon – Imagine Demos (1971) mp3 For a deeper dive into the making of 1971’s Imagine, the new Imagine – The Ultimate Collection release offers a whole CD dedicated to demos which add a whole new perspective on this classic album. You’ll hear … Continue reading

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#9: John Lennon – Mind Games (1973)

Ultimately, I think, the true test of an artist’s body of work is time. In retrospect, John Lennon’s solo materiel, for some, carries far greater weight than his Beatles bandmates output ever did. Not just the passing of time (although … Continue reading

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