Apple Records, 1973
by Kenny S. McGuane
Whether you favor McCartney, Harrison, or Starr’s post-Beatles solo work, there’s no getting around the fact that John Lennon’s solo career was certainly the most remarkable, even if at times it’s the messiest. Though Lennon’s work was often tainted with the angering — and phenomenally unpleasant — addition of Yoko Ono’s “creative” input, his post-Beatles output still stands out among the others. This might have mostly to do with his persona, which often infected the recordings both musically and lyrically, but one could also argue that Lennon was simply the most talented of the bunch.
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Written for THE DAILY VAULT