|Complete Lost Lennon Tapes - Vol. 17 & 18
|Complete Lost Lennon Tapes - Vol. 17 & 18
Selected Picture From Booklet
|Catalogue No.||WALRUS 028/029|
|Country Of Origin||Holland|
|Release Date||March 1998|
|Total Time||C.D. 1 - 73:18
C.D. 2 - 74:14
(from the sleeve)
|This double C.D. brings together all the tracks from the original vinyl bootlegs of the Lost Lennon Tapes, volumes 28, 29, 30 and 31.
Superb Quality and carefully mastered.
Almost all of the tracks remain in the exact order of the original vinyl releases.
Lost Lennon Tapes - Volume Twenty-nine covers tracks 4 to 17.
Oddly a left-over from previous c.d. volume ...Lost Lennon Tapes - Volume Twenty-six - track 18 of disc 1.
Lost Lennon Tapes - Volume Thirty - tracks 1 to 16 of disc 2.
Lost Lennon Tapes - Volume Thirty-one - tracks 17-24 of disc 2 (continues on next volume).
For a complete cross reference index of the tracks featured on the Complete Lost Lennon Tapes
and the offical release Anthology click here John Lennon Outtakes Index.
|1||Serve Yourself||Piano demo
At end John says, "Tired", then laughs.
|2||She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain||Acoustic outtake||1:00|
|3||She Ran Them Round In Circles
|Guitar and drum machine medley of two originals
Beautiful Boy is Demo 3 (3:54)
|4||Memory/Watching The Wheels||Piano demos - medley||4:16|
|5||Stranger's Room||Demo #3 of early version of "I'm Losing You"||3:49|
|6||Woman||Acoustic and drum machine demo with false start (0:28)
At start John says, "The new one".
After the 28 second false start he says, "Let's start again, positively THE take, take 9"
|Woman||Take 9 - Complete acoustic and drum machine demo (3:51)
Although John announces it as "Take 9", I think that in this series this is only the second demo version. I am judging this on phrasing and relating it to the other available pieces.
|7||I'm Stepping Out||Demo 1 - Acoustic (Labelled as Take 1)||1:40|
|8||I'm Stepping Out||Demo 2 - Acoustic (Labelled as Take 3)||6:12|
|9||(Just Like) Starting Over||Acoustic and drum machine demo - never aired||3:41|
|10||Dream Lover/Stay||Full band, jamming with two favourite oldies||3:40|
|11||Clean-up Time||Vocal overdubs
John says, "I started off as Dylan, finished off as Jagger"
|12||Beautiful Boy||Vocal overdubs (continued below)||0:33|
|13||Beautiful Boy||Vocal overdubs (continues)||0:17|
|14||Beautiful Boy||Vocal overdubs (continues)||0:26|
|15||Beautiful Boy||Vocal overdubs (continues)||0:21|
|16||Beautiful Boy||Vocal overdubs (continues)||0:20|
|17||Watching The Wheels||Guide vocal with orchestra in overdub session (continues below)||0:37|
|18||Watching The Wheels||(continues from above)||0:21|
|19||Watching The Wheels||(continues from above)||3:39|
|20||Borrowed Time||Rough mix (continues below)||0:11|
|21||Borrowed Time||Rough mix (continued)||3:54|
|22||I'm Stepping Out||Take 4 - (Labelled as Take 8)
At start John says, "This is the story of a house-husband and how one day he just had to get away"
|24||Lennon's Lost Diary Tape||5th September 1979||13:20|
|1||It's Not Too Bad||Three embryonic versions of Strawberry Fields Forever, Santa Isabel, Spain 1966 (Takes 1, 2, 3). At this stage John more or less only has the opening lines. (0:47, 1:16, 1:26)||3:29|
|2||She Can Talk To Me||Early piano demo of Hey Bulldog||0:46|
|3||Cry Baby Cry||Early piano and electric guitar demo fragments||3:22|
|4||Two Virgins Outtake||May 1968 - John and Yoko playing around in the studio||1:48|
|5||Plastic Ono Band Jam||A send-up of 50's rockabilly||1:39|
|6||Look At Me||Alternate vocals. (same as on CLLT 12)
At start John says, "Hello, ok ?"
|7||I'm The Greatest||Piano demo #1 from December 1970||0:37|
Child Of Nature
|Piano demo medley||4:25|
|9||Oh Yoko||Piano demo (slow tempo)||3:23|
|10||Sally And Billy||1970 demo, John returns to this song 6 years later||2:03|
|11||Come Together||One-to-One brief mainly instrumental rehearsal from August 1972||1:47|
|12||Happy Girl||Yoko's call and response song||1:10|
|13||I'll Make You Happy||John's call and response song with lyrics borrowed from Cold Turkey||3:56|
|14||How Do You Sleep ?||Take 1 - Lacklustre rehearsal from July 1971
At end John says, "Yeah, alright, but you didn't tell me to play yet, so we going from the top then ?"
|15||It's So Hard||Run through from the King Curtis sax overdub session||4:45|
|16||I Don't Want To Be A Soldier
I Don't Wanna Die
|Run through from the King Curtis sax overdub session||4:34|
|17||Intuition||Demo 2 - Piano demo (labelled "Take 4")||3:04|
|18||I Know||Demo 2 - Acoustic guitar||3:00|
|19||I Know||Take 1 - Alternate mix of the finished song
(Also on CLLT 11)
|20||Aisumasen (I'm Sorry)||Near final mix with great dual lead guitar work||4:40|
|21||Steel And Glass||Dark piano version with extra lyrics||1:44|
|22||Walls And Bridges Rundown||Canadian radio station promo||1:56|
|23||Mirror Mirror||Take 2 - Piano demo (full)||4:34|
|24||Memory||Home demo from 1976 - Recording guitar over an earlier piano demo of a song that became "Tennessee"||6:03|
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