The lives of John Lennon by Albert Harry Goldman

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Published by A Capella in Chicago, IL .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Lennon, John, 1940-1980,
  • Rock musicians -- England -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Book details

StatementAlbert Goldman.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML420.L38 G6 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3951579M
ISBN 101556523998
LC Control Number2001046067
OCLC/WorldCa47283010

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The Lives of John Lennon exposed for the first time all of his various lives, from idealist to cynic, from ascetic to junkie. It is a lasting tribute to his brilliant achievements and a revelation of the price he paid for them.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Cited by: The Lives of John Lennon While the Lennon of legend enjoyed a gifted and inspired life, the private Lennon lived in torment, poisoning himself with drugs and self-hatred.

The Lives of John Lennon exposed for the first time all of his various lives, from idealist to cynic, from ascetic to junkie/5. This book is nothing more than a collection of half-truths and made up or embellished stories about Lennon.

If you've ever read the authorized accounts of John's life you will realize just how low and despicable this writer (goldman) is/5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Lives of John Lennon book by Albert Goldman. The result of six years of research and some 1, interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon’s secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his Beatles Free shipping over $/5(5).

I t has been 20 years since the last major biography of John Lennon, Albert Goldman’s extravagantly spiteful The Lives of John Lennon. Before that. Michel Faber wonders if we need another book about John Lennon - even if it is by Cynthia Lennon, his ex-wife Michel Faber Fri 7 Oct EDT First published on.

The result of six years of research and some 1, interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon's secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his Beatles days to his hidden life with Yoko Ono. While the Lennon of legend enjoyed a gifted and inspired life, the private Lennon lived in torment, poisoning himself with drugs and self-hatred.3/5(4).

A film about Albert Goldman's Book "The Lives Of John Lennon" sorry for the poor quality, it was filmed on a VHS tape (Remember them?). What my book says about this matter and what Luc Sante makes it say do not correspond in any way. Sante reaches the climax of his denunciation by making the astonishing statement: “There may be some shard of previously undocumented fact embedded in The Lives of John Lennon, but it would be a virtually impossible task to extract it.” The.

Wrong focus. The notations about Lennon's alleged homosexuality and Ono's alleged prostitution are merely sensationalist soundbytes that miss the essential character of the book, which was to destroy the carefully constructed narrative that John had selflessly sacrificed five years of his superstar career to raise his son, Sean, and that now he was somewhat self-sufficient, Lennon and Ono were.

The Lives of John Lennon exposed for the first time all of his various lives, from idealist to cynic, from ascetic to junkie. It is a lasting tribute to his brilliant achievements and a revelation of the price he paid for them.

Get 90 days FREE of Amazon Music Unlimited. with the purchase of /5(45). "When John Lennon was shot outside the Dakota in Decemberhe was one of the most famous men in the world.

Adored in life as the Magical Minstrel who call the tune of the Sixties, he was mourned in death as the martyred saind of the international peace." -Albert GoldmanCategory: Books. The Lives of John Lennon Paperback – Jan. 1 by albert-goldman (Author) out of 5 stars 65 ratings.

See all 20 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ /5(65). Get this from a library. The lives of John Lennon. [Albert Goldman] -- Goldman's exhaustive biography of John Lennon, based on more than 1, interviews and years of research, explores the former Beatle's childhood and youth, his days with the one of the world's most.

Get this from a library. The lives of John Lennon. [Albert Goldman] -- Examines the life of singer-songwriter John Lennon, showing the troubled aspects of his personality and experiences, covering his childhood, his years in the Beatles, and his two marriages.

The Lives of John Lennon is rich in factual errors (some listed below). I have more sympathy for biographers and their mistakes since learning for myself how easy it is for the stupidest, most obvious and confounding of errors to simply escape notice, even in the course of numerous drafts and countless hours of concentrated labor.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York, N.Y. Donor alibris Edition Bantam : In John, Cynthia recalls those times with the loving honesty of an insider, offering new and fascinating insights into the life of John Lennon and the early days of the with the perspective only years can provide, she also tells the compelling story of her marriage to a man who was to become a music legend, a cultural hero, and a defining figure of the twentieth century.

Incident after incident in Goldman’s book will be old news to readers of the book, “Loving John” by May Pang, Lennon’s girlfriend during his “lost weekend” when he and Yoko. The Lives of John Lennon is a biography of musician John Lennon by American author Albert Goldman.

The book is a product of several years of research and hundreds of interviews with many of Lennon's friends, acquaintances, servants and musicians. Notwithstanding, it is best known for its criticism and generally negative representation of the personal lives of Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono.

THE LIVES OF JOHN LENNON will certainly not be the last word on Lennon; probably no one book could do justice to the subject. As with any creative individual, what makes him larger than life is.

John Lennon was an extremely complex man who inspired millions of people to believe in the power of love and the possibility of peace on Earth. I had the opportunity to speak with Robert Rosen a New York City journalist and writer, whose book "Nowhere Man, The Final Days of John Lennon" was recently released.

His story is truly stranger than. I have always been under the impression that it was Yoko who introduced John to heroin. Yoko had used it prior to John ever using it and by all accounts Yoko was much more addicted to it than John.

John quit several times and then came back to it. New book signposts album reissue. Thames & Hudson will later this year publish a book about John Lennon‘s album Plastic Ono Band. The publishers did exactly the same back inwith a tome about Lennon’s Imagine and that coincided with an extensive album reissue campaign and a 4CD+2 x blu-ray deluxe John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band celebrating its 50th anniversary.

The lives of John Lennon by Albert Harry Goldman; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Rock musicians; Places: England; People: John Lennon (), John Lennon (). - John Lennon Real Love: the Drawings for Sean is a touching collection of drawings done by John Lennon for his son Sean.

With simple line sketches of elephants, monkeys, turtles, and dogs singing and dancing together, accompanied by humorous captions which give the book a very candid feel, the playful sketches represent the deep relationship. Seaman’s book, “The Last Days of John Lennon” finally was published in but by then the emphasis was as much on himself as on Lennon.

And so the diaries never saw the light of : Peter Fearon. He is the author of the bestselling biography John Lennon: The Life and the history of The Beatles Shout!: The Beatles in Their Generation.

Norman has also published biographies of Buddy Holly, the Rolling Stones, and Elton John, as well as six works of fiction and two plays, The Man That Got Away and Words of Love. He lives in London/5(70). According to The Lives of John Lennon, Ono also told Hair that Lennon felt he was responsible for Stu Sutcliffe’s death.

Indeed, Hair is depicted by Goldman as Sean’s de facto nanny, an. While the Lennon of legend enjoyed a gifted and inspired life, the private Lennon lived in torment, poisoning himself with drugs and self-hatred.

The Lives of John Lennon exposed for the first time all of his various lives, from idealist to cynic, from ascetic to junkie. It is a lasting tribute to his brilliant achievements and a revelation of Author: Albert Goldman.

John comes across as the one who forced Yoko into the lives of the others, who were (for quite a while) extremely tolerant of her sudden presence in every aspect of the Beatles' lives together.

Paul McCartney also comes off as incredibly patient with Yoko, even offering her the option to direct a forthcoming Beatles movie.5/5(5).

John Lennon Six years of research and 1, interviews are brought together by A lbert Goldman to paint a picture of the "Smart Beatle"--John Lennon. Revealing all sides of the man from violent pacifist to stoned ascetic, Goldman's biography tears down the legend and replaces it with the real Range: $ - $ John Lennon - The Lives of John Lennon by Albert Goldman - Book () for $ from Music & Radio - Order by Phone /5().

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The Lives of John Lennon exposed for the first time all of his various lives, from idealist to cynic, from ascetic to junkie/5(7). Re: Book:The Lives of John Lennon «Reply #16 on: OctoPM» yes Snoopy, I couldnt help noticing as well that Fred Seaman has a photo of himself in his book standing beside Goldmans book, and mentioning him as a friend, which makes me wonder if theres a lot of fairytales in his book also.

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I have read Lennon biographies by Albert Goldman and Ray Coleman, and Beatles biographies by Philip Norman and Hunter Davies. Of those, I would say that Norman's book was the best. I have yet to read his book just about Lennon, but I fancy it woul. While the Lennon of legend enjoyed a gifted and inspired life, the private Lennon lived in torment, poisoning himself with drugs and self-hatred.

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