John Lennonīs bootlegs

The Complete Lost Lennon Tapes 17&18

Released: 1998
Label: Walrus Records Walrus 028 & Walrus 029

WALRUS RECORDS

    CD 1

  1. Serve Yourself (5:15)
    another take of Lennonīs Dylan parody
  2. Sheīll Be Coming īRound The Mountain (1:01)
    traditional American folk song
  3. She Run Them īRound In Circles/Beautiful Boy (5:38)
    medley of two Lennon originals
  4. Memories/Watching The Wheels (4:18)
    medley of two Lennon originals
  5. Strangerīs Room (3:51)
    demo XB3 # 1, early version of Iīm Losing You
  6. Woman (0:30)
    acoustic demo, false start, take #4
  7. Woman (3:53)
    complete acoustic demo, take #9
  8. Iīm Stepping Out (1:42)
    demo, take #1
  9. Iīm Stepping Out (6:14)
    demo, take #3
  10. (Just Like)Starting Over (3:43)
    demo, never aired - exclusive to this series
  11. Dream Lover/Stay (3:41)
    jamming on two favourite oldies(Nelson/Williams)
  12. Cleanup Time (0:55)
    vocal overdubs
  13. Beautiful Boy 1 (0:37)
    vocal overdubs
  14. Beautiful Boy 2 (0:20)
    vocal overdubs
  15. Beautiful Boy 3 (0:29)
    vocal overdubs
  16. Beautiful Boy 4 (0:24)
    vocal overdubs
  17. Beautiful Boy 5 (0:22)
    vocal overdubs
  18. Watching The Wheels 1 (0:40)
    vocal overdubs
  19. Watching The Wheels 2 (0:22)
    vocal overdubs
  20. Watching The Wheels 3 (3:44)
    vocal overdubs
  21. Watching The Wheels 4 (0:13)
    vocal overdubs
  22. Borrowed Time (4:08)
    rough mix
  23. Iīm Stepping Out (5:01)
    unreleased take #8
  24. Woman (3:08)
    rough mix
  25. Lennonīs Lost Diary Tape (13:36)
    exclusive to this series - September 5th 1979

  • CD 1 total playing time 73:15


    1. CD 2

    2. Itīs Not Too Bad (3:29)
      embryonic version of Strawberry Fields, Spain 1966
    3. She Can Talk To Me (0:46)
      early piano demo of Hey Bulldog
    4. Cry Baby Cry (3:23)
      early piano and electric guitar demo fragments
    5. Two Virgins Outtake (1:47)
      May 1968, John and Yoko playing around in their Surrey home studio
    6. Plastic Ono Band Jam (1:39)
      sendup fifties rockability
    7. Look At Me (2:52)
      Plastic Ono Band sessions - alternate vocals
    8. Iīm The Greatest (0:37)
      December 1970, piano demo
    9. How?/Child Of Nature/Oh Yoko! (4:25)
      medley - piano demo
    10. Oh Yoko! (3:23)
      piano demo
    11. Sally And Billy (2:03)
      song from 1970, he would return to 6 years later
    12. Come Together (1:47)
      "One To One" rehearsal
    13. Happy Girl (1:10)
      Yokoīs call and response song
    14. Iīll Make You Happy (3:56)
      Johnīs call and response song - lyrics borrowed from Cold Turkey
    15. How Do You Sleep? (3:45)
      July 1971, session rehearsal
    16. Itīs So Hard (4:44)
      run-through from the King Curtis sax, overdub session
    17. I Donīt Wanna Be A Soldier, I Donīt Wanna Die (4:34)
      run-through from the King Curtis sax, overdub session
    18. Intuition (3:04)
      take # 4 of series of the piano demos
    19. I Know (3:00)
      take #2 of series of the guitar demos
    20. I Know (3:43)
      alternate mix of the finished song
    21. Aisumasen(Iīm Sorry) (4:00)
      nearly final mix, great dual lead guitar work
    22. Steel And Glass (1:44)
      dark piano version, featuring extra lyrics
    23. Walls And Bridges Rundown (1:56)
      Canadian radio station promo spot
    24. Mirror Mirror On The Wall (4:34)
      Fall 1977, take # 2 of the piano demos
    25. Memories (6:03)
      home demo - 1976 Johnīs husband years, recording guitar over an earlier piano demo

  • CD 2 total playing time 74:12








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