Why John Lennon’s Instant Karma! could be his best solo single

When John Lennon put out the single Instant Karma! (We All Shine On) in February 1970, to the outside world he was still a member of The Beatles, despite having unofficially left the previous year, while to the casual observer the group still existed, with McCartney’s headline announcement that he was in fact “quitting theContinue reading “Why John Lennon’s Instant Karma! could be his best solo single”

Ram versus Imagine

In 1971, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were at loggerheads. Was this the low point of their famous friendship? Possibly. That is for another day (no pun intended). However, if their musical output from this year is anything to go by, they weren’t exactly on great terms. The year also saw the release of twoContinue reading “Ram versus Imagine”