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John Lennon 1980

John Lennon 1980: The Last Days In The Life (Omnibus Press)

John Lennon 1980: The Last Days In The Life chronicles the hopeful and tragic last year of the former Beatles life. It’s the story of how life can pass so quickly and how it can change in a blink of an eye.

Harry Nilsson Losst And Founnd

Harry Nilsson: Losst And Founnd (Omnivore Recordings)

When he died in 1994, it was assumed that Harry Nilsson had largely retired from making music. A brand new collection from Omnivore Recordings offer up Nilsson’s final recordings taken from a heretofore unknown recording session two years prior to his sudden death.

Song Of The Day: The Beatles, “Something” (Studio Demo)

Taken from the Apple Records release, Abbey Road: Super Deluxe Edition.

Song Of The Day: Yoko Ono, “Imagine”

Taken from the Chimera Music release, Warzone.

Yoko Ono: Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (Chimera Music)

Yoko Ono’s proper solo debut album, released in 1970 alongside John Lennon’s proper solo debut album, is a stunning work of experimental rock and roll, where pure emotion blends nicely with rock and roll groove and intense, uncompromising emotion.

John Lennon & Yoko Ono: Two Virgins/Life With The Lions (Chimera Music)

The Unfinished Music series was designed as a way for John Lennon and Yoko Ono to document their budding relationship. The sounds held within are uncompromising, unique, and occasionally frustrating. In other words, Yoko Ono at her best.

3AM Eternal: Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band “Watching The Rain” (2009)

A very sublime moment of electronica bliss, courtesy of the legendary and lovely Yoko Ono.

Lost Singles: Yoko Ono “No, No, No” c/w “Will You Touch Me” (1981)

It’s not really necessary to relate to you the significance of today; I trust my readers to know full well what happened today in rock history. In 1981, widow Yoko Ono came out of grieving in the way she knew best: her art. Yoko has always been a polarizing figure, and just because she’d just… Read More ›

Happy Birthday Yoko Ono!

We here at The Recoup would like to wish Yoko Ono a happy 80th birthday! Her music and her art has always been divisive, and she has always been true to herself. Her art is uncompromising but not uninviting, serious but never too serious. A sense of fun has always been woven into her music,… Read More ›