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John Lennon – Imagine The Ultimate Collection …

John Lennon – Imagine The Ultimate Collection – First Listen

Earlier this week audiophile blogger and YouTuber Steve Guttenberg was invited to a John Lennon Imagine – The Ultimate Collection sneak preview listening session in New York.

Here’s what he heard:

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John Lennon’s ‘Imagine – The Ultimate Collecti…

John Lennon’s ‘Imagine – The Ultimate Collection’

Today the John Lennon camp finally announced the full details of the forthcoming Imagine – The Ultimate Collection in deluxe box set, double vinyl (black and clear), double CD, and single CD editions.

Here’s the official press release from Geffen/Universal Music:

John Lennon’s Imagine – “The Ultimate Collection”

The legendary singer/songwriter’s most celebrated solo album honored with a number of…

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John Lennon ‘Imagine’ – Film, Audio and DVD/Bl…

John Lennon ‘Imagine’ – Film, Audio and DVD/BluRay On The Way?

Speculation and rumours that there would be a number of additional elements accompanying the forthcoming Imagine John Yoko book (due on October 9) has had an on again/off again nature over the last few days.

The story so far…..

Officially, all we know is that the book is happening, as is a cinema release of the John Lennon and Yoko Ono film Imagine, announced this week: This is the 1972 film with…

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Beatles, Fab 4 Free 4 All,  190-‘Some T…

Beatles, Fab 4 Free 4 All, 

190-‘Some Time in New York City’: Analysis and Review pt. 2   Download  

Fab 4 Free 4 All analyzes and reviews John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Some Time in New York City’ (pt. 2).

John Lennon – 2018 US Postal Service Stamp Upd…

John Lennon – 2018 US Postal Service Stamp Update

The US Postal Service recently issued a little bit more information on the John Lennon Forever stamp, part of its Music Icons commemorative series.

The stamp will be issued on September 7 in New York City, and with more details of the design being made public there’s been a bit of a surprise twist: there will be not one, but four different stamps in this issue.

As you can see above, because the…

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The Beatles in India

The Beatles in India

Something of a Beatles and India theme has emerged in 2018, with this year marking the 50th anniversary of the time the band spent six weeks in an ashram in Rishikesh learning about Transcendental Meditation ™, and along the way writing a prolific amount of fabulous songs.

Last week the George Harrison estate announced the creation of a new record label to mine the rich Harrisonarchives and…

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Strange/Unusual Finds of the Month – Nowhere M…

Strange/Unusual Finds of the Month – Nowhere Man and Double Fantasy

Every couple of months the Lifeline organisation (which offers a free phone crisis and suicide prevention counselling service in Australia) holds a huge fundraising book fair. They always have, as a side note, lots of second-hand CDs, and usually a few records too. These are usually placed in one corner and any Beatle titles would be scattered in amongst hundreds of other artists.

However, the…

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The Beatle Years, Bob Malik, March 24, 2018.  …

The Beatle Years, Bob Malik, March 24, 2018.  Download  

John & Yoko’s views on religion.

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Beatles,  Things We Said Today #262 – A close…

Beatles, 

Things We Said Today #262 – A close look at John Lennon’s ‘Walls and Bridges’ album

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This week, Steve, Ken and Allan give their analysis of John Lennon’s “Walls and Bridges” album and go into the album track-by-track. We also report on the latest Beatles news.  As always, we welcome your thoughts about this episode of the show or any other episode. We invite you to send your comments about this or any of our other shows to our email address thingswesaidtodayradioshow@gmail.com, join our “Things We Said Today Beatles Fans” Facebook page and comment there, tweet us at @thingswesaidfab or catch us each on Facebook and give us your thoughts. And we thank you very much for listening. You can hear and download our show on Podbean and iTunes and stream us through the Tune In Radio app and from our very own YouTube page.  Our shows appear just about every week. Please be sure and write a review of our show on our iTunes page. If you subscribe to any of our program providers, you’ll get the first word as soon as a new show is available. We don’t want you to miss us. And thank you very much for your continued support. Our download numbers have been rising steadily each week as more people discover us and it’s all because of you! So we thank you very much for supporting us.

Label Variations Part Eleven – Happy Xmas (War…

Label Variations Part Eleven – Happy Xmas (War is Over)

A Christmas theme for the next installment in our occasional Label Variations segment. This time it’s John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band, with the Harlem Community Choir  and the 1972 song ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)’. Early versions (and some re-issues) were on green vinyl to suit the season.

The US Bell Sound test pressing:

Other US variations:

Some of the UK releases:

And…

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