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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

Dec 19, 2021

James Corbett joins the show to discuss the 2006 documentary about John's political activism and his fight against the Nixon administration to stay in the U.S. We also take some time to look at the political landscape of the time and the difference between then and now in terms of how much the public is shown about what...

Dec 9, 2021

For this episode, we take you back to a couple of my proto-podcast adventures in Beatleland way back in November 2013. Firstly, I answer a few questions from friends and then I'm joined by schoolfriend and (then budding) musicologist Edmund Holliday as we take a casual look at the tracks from Revolver and discuss...

Dec 4, 2021

Another guest appearance by your humble host, this time back in October on the wonderful podcast 'The Mindbuzz'. The host Gill and I get into some Lennon/Beatles topics, such as John's progressive attitude to drugs, him as a victim of 'cancel culture' on social media, 'Paul Is Dead' and a few other...