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The Revolutionary Artist: John Lennon's Radical Years by Patrick Cadogan

The Revolutionary Artist: John Lennon's Radical Years


The Revolutionary Artist: John Lennon's Radical Years by Patrick Cadogan

John Lennon began his career as an ordinary pop star who made extraordinary music. He slowly began to evolve as his fame grew and became radicalized through meetings and associations with sixties activists. During this time, John referring to himself as a revolutionary artist. The Revolutionary Artist is an examination of Lennon's forays into activism, his political views, and the music he created during the period. Specific areas of focus include: - An in-depth look at the 1969 Montreal bed-in, with extensive and wide-ranging interviews - A previously unreleased transcript of peace seminar Lennon attended at the University of Ottawa - Discussions between John and Yoko recorded during their Primal Therapy sessions in 1970 - A song-by-song analysis of Lennon's first three major solo releases, with commentary from John - Lennon in 1972 running through and offering commentary on all of the songs that he and Paul wrote as the Beatles

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Publication date

19th May 2008


Patrick Cadogan

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272 pages


Dance & other performing arts



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