John Lennon Rock 'n' Roll
Only 5 copies left
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$11.48 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$3.50 (23% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: October 4, 2010
- Originally Released: 1975
- Label: Capitol
Description by OLDIES.com:
Digitally remastered edition of this 1975 studio album from the Rock icon.
Rolling Stone - p.1124 stars out of 5 - "ROCK 'N' ROLL now plays exactly as it was intended to in the first place. It's a touching, heartfelt tribute to the music that made John Lennon who he was."
Entertainment Weekly - p.81"ROCK has aged well..." - Grade: B+
Uncut - p.1644 stars out of 5 - "ROCK'N'ROLL is Lennon belting out old numbers from his youth and simply having a ball."
- 2.Stand By Me
- 3.Medley: Rip It Up / Ready Teddy
- 4.You Can't Catch Me
- 5.Ain't That A Shame
- 6.Do You Wanna Dance
- 7.Sweet Little Sixteen
- 8.Slippin' And Slidin'
- 9.Peggy Sue
- 10.Medley: Bring It On Home To Me / Send Me Some Lovin'
- 11.Bony Moronie
- 12.Ya Ya
Audio Remasterers: Sean Magee; Paul Hicks.
Audio Remixer: Roy Cicala.
Recording information: A&M Studios; Record Plant, East; Record Plant, West.
Photographers: J?rgen Vollmer; Astrid Kirchnerr.
In the five years following the break-up of the Beatles, John Lennon established himself as a critically and commercially successful solo artist in addition to dealing with a number of private and public tribulations. Lennon eventually released ROCK 'N' ROLL, a batch of covers ranging the gamut of early rock classics from the '50s and '60s. Lennon threw himself lovingly into this project that hearkened back to the simpler times of being a teenager smitten with the sounds of Chuck Berry and Little Richard (both of whom are represented on this record), light years away from any kind of political statements.
Dr. Winston O'Boogie was in full effect whether applying a slight reggae beat to "Stand By Me" and "Do You Want To Dance" or using a pounding piano and honking saxophone to fine effect on "Ain't That A Shame." Unbridled joy can be heard in Lennon's swinging reading of "Slippin' And Slidin'" and within the yelps punctuating Larry Williams' silly "Bony Moronie."
John Lennon - Come Together: John Lennon in His Time (Book)(7)
$2.95 on SALE
Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder - John, Paul, Tom & Ringo... (DVD)(10)
$7.98 on SALE
The Old Grey Whistle Test - Complete Collection (3-DVD)(4)
$29.98 on SALE
Live At The Atlanta International Pop Festival (2-CD)(44)
$15.59 Super Savings
All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg... (CD)
$17.42 Super Savings
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 82 ratings.
Based on 82 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Best of Chicago Garage Bands - The Quill Records Story (CD)(14)
99¢ on SALE
WCBS FM101.1 - Motown, Soul & Great Rock 'N Roll: Rock 'N... (CD)(5)
$4.98 on SALE
Top ranking CD:
- King Curtis Enjoy Records - The Best of King Curtis (CD) ~ 99¢ on SALE
- Johnny Cash Original Golden Hits, Volumes 1 & 2 (CD) ~ $6.98 on SALE
- Various Artists WCBS FM101.1 - Great Ladies of Rock & Roll - The 70s (CD) ~ $6.98 on SALE
- The Isley Brothers Shout! (CD) ~ $5.98 on SALE
- Johnny Cash Sings I Walk The Line / Sings Folsom Prison Blues (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE