|John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Front Cover||John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Rear Cover|
|John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Inner Sleeve|
|Catalogue No.||PCS 7124
|Release Date||11th December 1970|
|U.K. L.P. Chart Detail :|
|Detail :||John Lennon's fifth official L.P. release.
Credited as titled: John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
John - Vocals, guitar, piano
Yoko - Wind
Ringo Starr - Drums
Klaus Voorman - Bass
Billy Preston - Piano (on "God")
Phil Spector - Piano (on "Love").
Tea and sympathy: Mal Evans.
Produced by John and Yoko and Phil Spector. Emgineers: Phil Macdonald, Richard Lush, John Lickie, Andy Stevens and Eddie.
Front cover photograph is by Dan Richter.
Sleeve Design by John and Yoko.
The ineer sleeve (side one pictured above) includes the lyrics, except for two words in "Working Class Hero" which are
replaced by astericks. Underneath it says, "Omitted at the insistence of E.M.I."
In 2008 an excellent DVD was issued as part of the Classic Albums T.V. series.
|I Found Out||Lennon||3:35|
|Working Class Hero||Lennon||3:49|
|Well Well Well||Lennon||5:58|
|Look At Me||Lennon||2:53|
|My Mummy's Dead||Lennon||0:50|
The album was deleted January 1976.
The album was re-issued on the Fame label in June 1984 catalogue number 41 3102 1, plus cassette 41 3102 4.
5th April 1988, the first C.D. issue occurs with international catalogue number of CDP 7 46770 2 this has the usual tracklisting.
November 1994, second C.D. issue, this time on the Fame label ... catalogue number CDFA 3310 (normal tracks again).
9th October 2000, a new CD was put out to commemorate what would have been John's 60th Birthday.
This version is digitally remixed and remastered, and adds two bonus tracks giving it a runtime of 46:27.
|Power To The People||Lennon||Recorded February 1971||3:21|
|Do The Oz||Lennon-Ono||Recorded 1st June 1971 at John's Ascot studio.
Released by "The Elastic Oz Band" as the B-side of "God Save Us"
It is released on the E.M.I. Label (I can't see any mention of "Apple" anywhere !),
with a catalogue number of 528 7402
The C.D. also comes with a 12 page booklet, which has some very rare photographs of John coupled with pictures of the original hand-written lyrics (as seen below)
|John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - CD Cover||John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - CD Cover|
|John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Page 3 of Booklet||John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band - Page 10 of Booklet|
4th October 2010, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of John's birth a campaign was launched with all John's original albums remastered.
They were each available singularly or as part of the eleven c.d. boxset: The Signature Box
This album was issued with no extra tracks on EMI with a catalogue number of 906 5052
It failed to chart.