John Lennon Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Double Fantasy
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Hardcover Book Details
- 262 Pages
- Illustrated in B&W
- Released: October 19, 2010
- Originally Released: 2010
- Publisher: Gallery Books
|Subject:||John Lennon & Yoko Ono|
Description by OLDIES.com:
His first studio recording since 1975's Rock 'n' Roll - and his first musical endeavor of any kind since taking a much-needed hiatus to raise Sean, his son with Yoko Ono - Double Fantasy represents more than a comeback album to Lennon fans and music critics alike. It captures a cultural icon at the pinnacle of his creative success and personal fulfillment; thirty years later it remains a musical touchstone and an affecting reminder of what could have been.
Starting Over is an oral history of the making of Double Fantasy and the definitive account of John Lennon's last days. From early demos to sessions at New York City's The Hit Factory, from the electrifying chemistry of the studio band to keeping the project under wraps to the album's release and critical reception, here is fascinating, insightful commentary from all of the key players involved in its extraordinary creation: Yoko Ono, David Geffen, producer Jack Douglas, engineers, arrangers, session musicians, music journalists, and even Lennon himself via archival interviews.
Featuring never-before-seen photos of John and Yoko in the studio, candid images taken by David M. Spindel and Roger Farrington, Starting Over is the essential portrait for anyone who hears both a beginning and ending in the tracks of Double Fantasy.
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