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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
Phil Spector: piano

Available on:
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
John Lennon Anthology

The tenderest moment on John Lennon ‘s debut solo album was a simple love song inspired by his feelings for Yoko…

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The story behind the song (4K Official Video)

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And in the end

The love you take is equal to the love you make



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Such an amazing song….that bit where his voice cracks on ‘we can be’ is just beautiful. And the sound quality here is incredible.

The guy was just a genius, and for me ‘Plastic Ono Band’ is one of his finest achievements, including his work with the Beatles.

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I love the emotionally tormented lyrics. With a different performer, I would hear them more positively, however John really makes you think about what he means, Love is feeling, Love is wanting, etc. The bible verse 1 Corinthians 13 is great too, I’m into the more abstract concepts of what love is, and coming from John’s perspective you know Love isn’t perfect. 

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-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

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