John Lennonīs bootlegs


Imagine...More Session Tapes

Released: 1999
Label: VIGOTONE VT-185/186

    How Do You Sleep?
    John Lennon: electric guitar & piano; George Harrison: slide guitar;
    Nicky Hopkins: electric piano; Klaus Voorman: bass; Alan White: drums
    unknown: acoustic guitar; unknown: piano

  1. How Do You Sleep? (first rehearsal) (4:53)
  2. How Do You Sleep? (riffing) (3:52)
  3. How Do You Sleep? (another pass) (2:35)
  4. How Do You Sleep? (tuning jam) (0:49)
  5. How Do You Sleep? (slow rehearsal) (2:06)
  6. How Do You Sleep? (a bit of reggae) (5:04)
  7. How Do You Sleep? ("slate 12" low vocal false start) (1:17)
  8. How Do You Sleep? (low vocal false start 2) (0:35)
  9. How Do You Sleep? (low vocal rehearsal) (5:30)
  10. How Do You Sleep? (piano solo, false start) (0:22)
  11. How Do You Sleep? (piano solo) (0:42)
  12. How Do You Sleep? (piano solo rehearsal) (2:29)
  13. How Do You Sleep? (eight-track take one) (8:12)
  14. How Do You Sleep? (Philīs rhythm instructions) (3:07)
  15. How Do You Sleep? (eight-track take two) (3:03)
  16. How Do You Sleep? (...from Georgeīs solo) (0:36)
  17. Imagine (alternate vocal) (3:11)
    John Lennon: piano; Klaus Voorman: bass; Alan White: drums
  18. How (alternate vocal) (3:44)
    John Lennon: piano; John Brabham: electric piano; Klaus Voorman: bass; Alan White: drums
  19. Iīm The Greatest (pino demo) (2:00)
    John Lennon: piano; Klaus Voorman: bass; possibly Alan White: drums
  • DISC ONE total playing time 57:44



    1. Itīs So Hard
      sax overdub(recorded New York City, 7/4/1971)
      king Curtis: saxophone

    2. Itīs So Hard (John starts tape) (1:39)
    3. Itīs So Hard (king Curtis arrives) (1:56)
    4. Itīs So Hard (intro playback) (4:12)
    5. Itīs So Hard (John demonstrates on acoustic) (2:19)
    6. Itīs So Hard (king Curtis riffs) (5:32)
    7. Itīs So Hard (first pass and more riffing) (1:11)
    8. Itīs So Hard (second pass) (3:47)
    9. Itīs So Hard (king Curtis asks John a question) (4:02)
    10. Itīs So Hard (third pass) (2:29)
    11. Itīs So Hard (John gives king Curtis feedback) (0:57)
    12. Itīs So Hard (another pass at the intro) (0:32)
    13. Itīs So Hard (another pass at the intro 2) (0:36)
    14. Itīs So Hard (last pass) (1:48)
    15. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier
      sax overdub(recorded New York City, 7/4/1971)
      king Curtis: saxophone

    16. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (John discusses the 1966 tour) (1:31)
    17. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (first playback) (4:00)
    18. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (playback continued, the first "hit it") (1:01)
    19. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (playback continued, the second "hit it") (2:38)
    20. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (John and king Curtis talk) (7:30)
    21. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (first pass) (5:47)
    22. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (John instructs king Curtis) (2:29)
    23. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (second pass) (5:59)
    24. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (third pass) (4:43)
    25. I Donīt Want To Be A Soldier (last pass) (2:19)
  • DISC TWO total playing time 61:57



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