Imagine (2010 Stereo Remaster)
(Thursday, September 9, 1971) — Imagine by former Beatle John Lennon, listed by Rolling Stone magazine as the 76th greatest album in history, was released today in the U.S. (it would be released in the UK on Oct. 8, 1971).
Rolling Stone also ranked the title song #3 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
Ex-Beatle George Harrison contributed instrumentally on five tracks, including How Do You Sleep?, an attack aimed at Lennon’s former Beatles’ songwriting partner, Paul McCartney. Continue reading John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ album released in USA 40 years ago today