History YMMV / JohnLennon

10th Sep '17 5:53:47 PM Schroeder1174
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** "I'm just sitting here watching the wheels go 'round and 'roooound/You know I love to watch them roll..."
** "Whatever gets you thru the night/It's alright/It's alright."
** "Ahhhhh bowakawa pousse poussé/Ahhhhh bowakawa pousse poussé..."


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** "#9 Dream" has an ethereal, appropriately dreamy atmosphere to it.
30th Jul '17 1:29:27 PM CaptEquinox
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* BrokenBase: You'll be hardpressed to find a lot of people who like any of Lennon's first three albums, especially ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo1TwoVirgins'', which is basically NoiseRock (with more emphasis on ''noise'') and a LeaveTheCameraRunning recording.

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* BrokenBase: You'll be hardpressed to find a lot of people who like any of Lennon's first three albums, especially ''Music/UnfinishedMusicNo1TwoVirgins'', which is basically NoiseRock (with more emphasis on ''noise'') and a LeaveTheCameraRunning recording. Those who do [[http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/22393-unfinished-music-no-1-two-virgins-unfinished-music-no-2-life-with-the-lions-yoko-ono-plastic-ono-band/ appreciate these recordings]] point to their belonging to Sound Collage and avant-garde experimental music traditions, and that John was doing this stuff as far back as ''Revolver'', besides containing some of his best guitar work.



* FandomBerserkButton: Do not mention his assassin by name.

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* FandomBerserkButton: Do not Many people react very badly if you mention his assassin by name.name, and there is an ongoing movement to discourage people from doing so.
17th Jul '17 3:09:44 PM Ezclee4050
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* EarWorm: ''Imagine there's no heaven''...

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* EarWorm: The guy was a ''Beatle''! He could write these in his sleep!
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''Imagine there's no heaven''...


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** "All we are saaaayiiiing..."
28th May '17 10:00:48 PM NWolfman
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* HarsherInHindsight: "Beautiful Boy" ends with John whispering "Good night, Sean. See you in the morning." John would be killed mere months after the album's UK release. Sean was only five.

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* HarsherInHindsight: "Beautiful Boy" ends with John whispering "Good night, Sean. See you in the morning." John would be killed mere months after the album's song's UK release. Sean was only five.
28th May '17 10:00:26 PM NWolfman
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* FunnyAneurysmMoment / HarsherInHindsight: The lyrics "First you must learn to smile as you kill" in Lennon's song "Working Class Hero" from ''Music/{{Imagine}}'' and the line "shoot me" in "Come Together" from ''Music/AbbeyRoad'', among others.
** He mentioned guns a lot. He got shot. See the [[{{FunnyAneurysmMoment/Music}} FunnyAneurysm/Music]] page for the inevitable LongList.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment / HarsherInHindsight: The lyrics "First you must learn to smile as you kill" in Lennon's song "Working Class Hero" from ''Music/{{Imagine}}'' and the line "shoot me" in "Come Together" from ''Music/AbbeyRoad'', among others.
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FunnyAneurysmMoment: He mentioned guns a lot. He got shot. Notable examples include the lyrics "First you must learn to smile as you kill" in "Working Class Hero" from ''Music/{{Imagine}}'' and the "shoot me" in "Come Together." See the [[{{FunnyAneurysmMoment/Music}} FunnyAneurysm/Music]] page for the inevitable LongList.[[LongList unabridged version]].
* HarsherInHindsight: "Beautiful Boy" ends with John whispering "Good night, Sean. See you in the morning." John would be killed mere months after the album's UK release. Sean was only five.



** Though it's quite the {{tearjerker}} when you know that Lennon died when his son was five. Poor Sean.
25th Jan '17 11:31:57 AM tvtropesruinedmylife22
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** Though it's quite the {{tearjerker}} when you know that Lennon died when his son was five. Poor Sean.
6th Nov '16 11:46:00 AM TheJayman49
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* SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: As {{anvilicious}} as it is, "Imagine" does provide a strong message about what it takes to live in a world of peace and tranquility. [[ValuesResonance And it still holds up to this very day]].
3rd Mar '16 8:29:36 PM DavidDelony
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* FandomBerserkButton: Do not use the full name of his assassin.

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* FandomBerserkButton: Do not use the full name of mention his assassin.assassin by name.
29th Feb '16 12:57:43 PM DavidDelony
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* FandomBerserkButton: Do not use the full name of his assassin.
8th Feb '16 7:00:45 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: The most frequently cited contenders among his solo recordings are ''Music/JohnLennonPlasticOnoBand'' and ''Music/{{Imagine}}''.
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