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1980
Just Like Starting Over single cover-min

(Just Like) Starting Over/Kiss Kiss Kiss

John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Produced by John & Yoko, and Jack Douglas

Track Listing

  1. 3:56

  2. 2:41

‘(Just Like) Starting Over’/’Kiss Kiss Kiss’ was John & Yoko’s first release since their 5 year break from the music business in 1975, it was released as the lead single from their album ‘Double Fantasy‘ on 24 October 1980.

‘‘Starting Over’ and ‘Cleanup Time’ were sorta written on the run after I’d finished all the other work of writing the other ones. They just sort of came. They were like the fun after the work is finished. I was still in Bermuda.’

– John Lennon, 1980

‘We knew that song would be the first single. I love Starting Over, but when I hear it now it just chokes me up a bit because it’s how we felt at the time. We really thought that we were starting over and it didn’t work out that way.’

– Yoko Ono

Sleeve notes

(Just Like) Starting Over
John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar
Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar
Tony Levin: bass guitar
George Small: keyboards
Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric Troyer: backing vocals
Andy Newmark: drums
Arthur Jenkins: percussion
Written by John Lennon
Produced by John & Yoko and Jack Douglas

Kiss Kiss Kiss
Yoko Ono: vocals
Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar
Tony Levin: bass guitar
George Small: keyboards
Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric Troyer: backing vocals
Andy Newmark: drums
Arthur Jenkins: percussion
Written by Yoko Ono
Produced by John & Yoko and Jack Douglas

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