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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

Jan 31, 2021

Ken Womack joins me to talk about his 2020 book which looks at the final year of John's life. Among other things, we discuss New York and London, the recovery of John's muse and the impossibility of knowing what was really going on behind closed doors in that most contentious year. The conversation is preceded by your...

Jan 22, 2021

Al Sussman joins me for a freewheeling discussion of the enigma that was John Lennon and various other topics. Al is an author and also the long-time executive editor of 'Beatlefan' magazine. The conversation is preceded by your host showing some of the Beatles tricks and common chord structures on guitar.



Jan 10, 2021

The conclusion of my talk with David 'Ghosty' Wills about the relationship between John Lennon and Elvis Presley, this time focusing on the 1970s/early 80s period and the unfortunate demise of our two heroes in very different circumstances, as well as discussing their legacies and the public's rather morbid fascination...