Happy Birthday John

    A Special News Feature from Beatles News  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 

Ultimately, it's all about the music. And fortunately there's a lot of that available! Both on CD and by digital download.

A great way to celebrate John Lennon's 70th birthday this Fall is to listen to recordings made by John Lennon both as a solo artist and with the Beatles. And also to the wealth of recordings made by other artists of John's compositions. There are also some great CDs available that help you understand the musical influences on John Lennon.

New Releases

There are some brand-new releases and reissues that celebrate John's 70th birthday.

All of John Lennon's solo catalogue has been re-mastered and is being reissued on Tuesday October 5th.

The remasters, overseen by Yoko Ono and EMI Music, includes 1980's Grammy Award-winning "Double Fantasy" in a new "stripped down" version remxied and produced by Yoko Ono and Jack Douglas, a hits compilation in two editions called "Power To The People: The Hits", a 4CD set of themed discs "Gimme Some Truth" and a deluxe 11CD collectors box with the remastered albums, rarities and non-album singles titled the "John Lennon Signature Box".

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The "Instant Karma" album of John Lennon songs covered by many of the world's biggest stars (including U2, Green Day, Christina Aguilera) as a benefit for the human rights organization Amnesty International is being reissued.

• One of John Lennon's most fervent fans, Ozzy Osbourne, has recorded a special cover of a song from John's "Imagine" album as a download-able charity single to benefit Amnesty International. Full details of that will follow soon.

John Lennon and Beatles Music

Here are links to lists of some of the best Lennon and Beatles music available.

Recordings by John Lennon

Recordings by the Beatles

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