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John Lennon May 1971

Title: "Imagine" Filming - Vocal Sessions
Type: TV Special
Filming Location: Tittenhurst Park, Ascot, England
Filming Date: May 29th 1971
Broadcast Date: October 1988
Country Of Broadcast: UK/USA
Duration: 15:00 Minutes (approx total of all of today`s footage)
Quality: A-
Source: "Above Us Only Sky" DVD 2018)
Other Sources: "Gimme Some Truth" (DVD 2018)
Notes: Today was an equally busy one with a lot of time spent recording vocals for a number of songs.
Journalist Tariq Ali was a guest today and the cameras rolled whilst he was shown the mock up of "version 1" of the "Imagine" album cover.
John also sang Tariq bits of "Crippled Inside" and "Imagine".
The recording session footage featured a bit of John busking on his acoustic guitar and the recording of vocals for the songs "Jealous Guy", "How" and "Oh Yoko" (along with Phil Spector).
Most of this footage was first seen in 1988`s "Imagine: John Lennon" film and in both the major docos since.

Showing Tariq Ali the original unused LP art concepts then sings bit of "Crippled Inside" & "Imagine"
"Imagine: John Lennon" (1988): 0:30 (sings "Imagine")
"Gimme Some Truth": 1:23
"Above Us Only Sky" (2018): 0:45

Busking on acoustic in the studio
"Above Us Only Sky" (2018): 0:27

Recording Vocal For "Jealous Guy"
"Imagine: John Lennon" (1988): 2:11
"Gimme Some Truth": 4:23
"Jealous Guy" promo from "Lennon Legend" (2003) (superimposed with footage of driving to lake and rowing back from island) (1:20)
"Above Us Only Sky" (2018): 2:39

Recording Vocal For "How"
"Imagine: John Lennon" (1988): 1:32
"Gimme Some Truth": 4:31
"Above Us Only Sky" (2018): 1:55

Recording Vocal Overdubs for "Oh Yoko" (w/Phil)
"Imagine: John Lennon" (1988): 0:44
"Gimme Some Truth": 3:43

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