Articles tagged “john lennon”

John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

There are a lot of good intentions but little in the way of execution for Michael Epstein’s “Above Us Only Sky,” a documentary about — well, that’s the problem. What exactly is this film about? It’s presented as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Imagine, John Lennon’s 1971 solo album, but it’s also an […]

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‘My Origin, Too’: A First Look at John and Yoko’s ‘Wedding Album’ Reissue, From Their Son

John and Yoko's Wedding Album reissue unboxing by Sean Lennon

“I don’t know what to get my mom anymore. I’ve gotten her enough sweaters and hats,” Sean Lennon says with a grin, during a recent conversation about the 50th anniversary edition of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s elaborate Wedding Album box — which hits shelves this week from Secretly Canadian and Chimera Music. “So remastering […]

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Crippled Inside: A Survey of John Lennon’s Post-Beatles Albums

Few musicians have inspired more devotion than John Lennon, whether with The Beatles or through his work after the band split. But like any mortal, Lennon left a complicated legacy. His was filled with moral failings — which his music laid bare — buttressed against anthems that inspired millions and changed the landscape of pop […]

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