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John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – Classic Albums documentary


JOHN LENNON/PLASTIC ONO BAND was John Lennon’s first solo studio album after the break-up of The Beatles. Both John & Yoko had been undergoing Primal Scream Therapy in the lead-up to the recording of the album and both this and Yoko’s companion album YOKO ONO/PLASTIC ONO BAND were deeply influenced by their therapy.

This highly acclaimed documentary, directed by Matthew Longfellow in 2008, explores the creation of this groundbreaking album through new interviews, archive footage and detailed analysis of the original multi-track masters at Abbey Road Studios. Interviewees include Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, bassist Klaus Voorman, keyboard player Billy Preston, engineers Phil McDonald and Richard Lush, Rolling Stone’s founder Jann S. Wenner, therapist Arthur Janov, family friend Elliot Mintz, journalist Richard Williams and Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn. Part of the Eagle Rock ‘Classic Albums’ series.

The full-length documentary is available to purchase on DVD at Amazon here.

If you are an Amazon Prime customer, you can view it at Amazon Prime UK and Amazon Prime USA or try here.

It’s also available on iTunes here.