John Lennon - Imagine
Rock
Label: Apple Records ‎– SW 3379
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 09 Sep 1971
Category: Rock
Style: Pop Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: John Lennon
Album's name: Imagine
ZIP archive size: 1409

John Lennon - Imagine


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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Imagine
Bass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Alan WhitePiano [S] – John LennonWritten-By [Uncredited] – Yoko Ono
2:59
A2 Crippled Inside
Acoustic Guitar – John Tout , Rod Linton, Ted TurnerDobro – George HarrisonDouble Bass [Upright] – Klaus Voormann, Steve BrendellElectric Guitar – John LennonPiano – Nicky Hopkins
3:43
A3 Jealous Guy
Bass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Jim KeltnerGuitar, Whistling – John LennonHarmonium – John BarhamOther [Good Vibes] – Alan White
4:10
A4 It's So Hard
Bass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Jim GordonGuitar – John LennonSaxophone – King Curtis
2:22
A5 I Don't Want To Be A Soldier
Acoustic Guitar – Joey Badfinger, Tommy BadfingerBass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Jim KeltnerGuitar – John LennonMaracas – Steve BrendellPiano – Nicky HopkinsSaxophone [S] – King CurtisSlide Guitar – George HarrisonTambourine – Mike Pinder
6:01
B1 Give Me Some Truth
Acoustic Guitar – Andy*, Rod LintonBass [S] – Klaus VoormannDrums – Alan WhiteGuitar [S] – John LennonLead Guitar – George HarrisonPiano – Nicky Hopkins
3:11
B2 Oh My Love
Bass – Klaus VoormannDrums, Cymbal [Tibetan] – Alan WhiteElectric Piano – Nicky HopkinsGuitar – George HarrisonPiano – John LennonWritten-By – Ono*
2:40
B3 How Do You Sleep?
Bass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Alan WhiteGuitar – John LennonPiano – Nicky HopkinsSlide Guitar – George Harrison
5:29
B4 How?
Bass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Alan WhitePiano – John Lennon, Nicky HopkinsVibraphone [Vibes] – John Barham
3:37
B5 Oh Yoko!
Acoustic Guitar – Andy*, Rod LintonBass – Klaus VoormannDrums – Alan WhiteGuitar, Harmonica – John LennonPiano – Nicky Hopkins
4:18

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – EMI Records
  • Copyright (c) – Bag Productions Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Apple Records
  • Published By – Northern Songs
  • Published By – Ono Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Ascot Sound Studios

Credits

  • Arranged By – Lennon*, Ono* (tracks: B2)
  • Artwork [Whip And Mirror], Cover [Cloud Piece On Cover], Design, Photography By – Yoko Ono
  • Engineer [Ascot Sound Studos] – Eddie Beer, Eddie Klein, Eddie Offor*, Philip McDonald*
  • Engineer [Record Plant] – Jack Douglas, Roy Sicala*, Shelly Yukus*
  • Featuring [Overdubbed At Record Plant, New York] – The Flux Fiddlers
  • Mastered By [A-side] – Porky
  • Mastered By [B-side] – Pecko*
  • Orchestrated By [Flux Fiddlers] – Torrie Zito
  • Other [Food] – Val & Diana
  • Other [John & Yoko's P. A.] – Dan Richter
  • Other [This & That At Record Plant] – Tom & Alene, Al Steckler
  • Other [This & That] – Mal Evans & Peter Bendry
  • Photography By – Yoko Ono
  • Producer – John & Yoko*, Phil Spector
  • Typography – George Maciunas
  • Vocals – John Lennon
  • Written-By – Lennon*

Notes

Issued on custom Apple labels in a laminated sleeve with printed inner, poster and two postcards.
Inner sleeve has credits in a spiral, with artist photos; flipside has lyrics in a 'starburst' style, printed black on non-punched, unlined white paper. "Patent No.1,125,555 Made In Great Britain".

The inner sleeve & label titles this release "Imagine: John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (With The Flux Fiddlers*)"
*Most likely the ensemble of strings arranged by Torrie Zito

All songs published by Northern Songs. NCB
B2* joint copyright claimed by Ono Music Ltd. (* written 1968)

Inner sleeve credits "the j & p duo" on track B5.

A5 is titled "I Don't Want To Be A Soldier I Don't Want To Die" on wallet.
B1 is titled "Gimme Some Truth" on wallet.

Alan White appears courtesy of Wizard Records Ltd.

Ascot Studios was Lennon's studio at his UK home, Tittenhurst Park.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side run-out, stamped): SW-1-3379 Z26 #2
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side run-out, stamped): SW-2-3379 Z26 #1
  • Matrix / Runout (Alternate Etch Side 1): SW-1-3379 Z26 2 #1
  • Matrix / Runout (Alternate Etch Side 2): SW-2-3379 Z17 #4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PAS 10004, 1E 064 ◦ 04914 John Lennon Imagine ‎(LP, Album) Apple Records, Apple Records PAS 10004, 1E 064 ◦ 04914 UK 1971
CDP 7 46641 2, CD-PAS 10004 John Lennon Imagine ‎(CD, Album) EMI, EMI CDP 7 46641 2, CD-PAS 10004 UK & Europe 1987
8X-PAS 10004, IE 344 04914 John Lennon Imagine ‎(8-Trk, Album) EMI, EMI 8X-PAS 10004, IE 344 04914 UK Unknown
SW-3379 John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* With The Flux Fiddlers John Lennon, Plastic Ono Band* With The Flux Fiddlers - Imagine ‎(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records SW-3379 US 1983
8XW 3379 John Lennon Imagine ‎(8-Trk, Album) Apple Records 8XW 3379 US 1972

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