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Producers: John Lennon, Phil Spector, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas. THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION was originally released on vinyl by Geffen. The CD has 4 extra tracks and contains the complete unedited version of "Happy X-mas" and the single version of "Stand By Me." Original master tapes were used as sources tapes for this disc. Lennon's solo career began with Unfinished Music No 1 - Two Virgins. The sleeve depicted him and Ono standing naked, and the cover became better known than the disjointed sound effects contained within. Three months later Lennon issued Unfinished Music No 2 - Life With The Lions. The Plastic Ono Band enjoyed radical hits with 'Give Peace A Chance', 'Cold Turkey' and 'Instant Karma'. The groundbreaking John Lennon - Plastic Ono Band, released in January 1971 was both brilliant and disturbing. The following year Sometime In New York City was issued. At the end of a comparatively quiet 1973, Lennon released Mind Games, an album that highlighted problems between him and Yoko. November 1974,...
Song List: Disc 1
1. Give Peace a Chance
2. Instant Karma
3. Power to the People
4. Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
5. #9 Dream (French, 2 minutes edited)
6. Mind Games
7. Love
8. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
9. Imagine
10. Jealous Guy
11. Stand by Me (with strings on intro)
12. Starting Over, (Just Like)
13. Woman
14. I'm Losing You
15. Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)
16. Watching the Wheels
17. Dear Yoko
18. Move Over Ms. L
19. Cold Turkey
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Label:  Capitol/EMI Records
ArtistJohn Lennon
Release Date:  February 06, 1990
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review by . August 31, 2008
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Pros: A great selection of songs     Cons: Where is Working Class Hero?     The Bottom Line: Best selling songs would be a more apt title.  But you can never go wrong with John Lennon.     Greatest Hits collections are something of a misnomer. Most of the time what you get is a compilation of the biggest selling songs. That is just what is offered with The John Lennon Collection. By no means am I trying to say it is a bad group of …
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