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Rock Chronology #223: Jealous Guy

“Jealous Guy”, John Lennon, 1971. “Jealous Guy” is another really exceptional song from the Imagine album. It wasn’t even released as a single until several years after Lennon’s death. However it has been covered over 90 times! Roxy Music’s cover … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #212: Imagine

“Imagine”, John Lennon, 1971. When I sat down and looked for the high points of 1971 I was amazed at how many there really were. I could have easily used “Imagine” to kick off 1971, and I think most people … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #181: Instant Karma

“Instant Karma (We All Shine On)”, John Lennon, 1970. John Lennon released this hit single early in 1970. The Beatles had not officially announced their break-up at that point, but with John releasing so much stuff on his own (with … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #165: Mother

“Mother”, John Lennon, 1970. Three of the Beatles released their own solo albums in 1970. (Ringo actually waited until 1971 to release his own music.) Paul’s bit hit was a ballad on the piano. George’s bit hit was a positive … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #132: Give Peace a Chance

“Give Peace a Chance”, Plastic Ono Band , 1969. Even before the Beatles officially announced they were breaking up, there were clear signs that it was happening. One indicator was that John Lennon had been releasing music with Yoko Ono. … Continue reading

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