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Glass Onion: On John Lennon

Welcome to 'Glass Onion: On John Lennon', a podcast deep dive into the music and complex psychology of an icon who lived many lifetimes within his 40 years. The show also looks a contextual look at the time in which he lived and includes discussions with people who knew him and many who have written about him.

By Antony Rotunno

Jul 28, 2020

Tom Hunyady joins me to review Joe Goodden's wonderful 2017 book detailing the Beatles' relationship with drugs and the huge impact they had on their lives and careers. Joe also runs the Beatles Bible website, an indispensible source of information on the group, and Tom's podcasts are '2Legs' and 'Talk More Talk' (links...

Jul 18, 2020

Eoghan and I complete our look at 1965 in the world of John and The Beatles, taking in such events as the MBE awards, John's 'A Spaniard In The Works', Shea Stadium, the 'Help!' album and film, the Beatles' first attempts at videos, and the magisterial 'Rubber Soul'. There are links to Eoghan's work below



Jul 10, 2020

Music writer Eoghan Lyng returns to the show as we look at the year 1965 and John Lennon's part in it. In this part we talk about the year as a whole, including the world events, music and films, and then begin a chronological look at the many and varied Lennon-related activities of another seminal year. You can...