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17 November 2015
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John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band album artwork

Written by: Lennon
Recorded: 26 September - 23 October 1970
Producers: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector

Released: 11 December 1970

John Lennon: vocals, acoustic guitar

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Shades of Julia

In fact, I could almost swear it's the same guitar pattern. Though I don't know for sure as I haven't learned either of them.... yet. 

Gorgeous songs, though, both of them. 

It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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8 December 2015
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It's the same style of finger-picking that he learnt from Donovan in India and very distinctive which makes it instantly recognizable. He uses it in the first part of Happiness Is A Warm Gun , and of course Dear Prudence and there may be others.

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This is one of my favorite songs. The modulation of the melody feels as though he reinstates his idea each refrain. So Lennon, so good. 

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Yeah - that guitar picking style he uses on this song and so many others is very enjoyable. Some of my favorite songs are those that feature a Beatle alone with an acoustic guitar.

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sir walter raleigh said
This is one of my favorite songs. The modulation of the melody feels as though he reinstates his idea each refrain. So Lennon, so good.   

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I find this to be a colossal car crash on what is otherwise a stupendous album. Switch it with 'Oh My Love' and 'Plastic Ono Band' would have been almost flawless.

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It's a good song but it's certainly not one of the best on Plastic Ono Band.

There's nothing strictly wrong about it as a song, it just doesn't really stand out. 

I'd say it's my second least favourite track on the album, just ahead of 'Well Well Well'. The screaming on that is a bit too much for me. 

I'm not counting 'My Mummy's Dead '

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