John Lennon´s bootlegs
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The Alternate Double Fantasy

Released: 2005
Label: Pear PDP 038

THE ALTERNATE ALBUM - STUDIO SESSIONS

  1. (JUST LIKE) STARTING OVER (3:40)
    Early take. No backing vocals
  2. CLEANUP TIME (4:26)
    Rehearsal. More guitar, no backing vocals
  3. I´M LOSING YOU (3:37)
    Rehearsal. More guitar, no backing vocals
  4. BEAUTIFUL BOY(DARLING BOY) (3:20)
    Different mix
  5. WATCHING THE WHEELS (3:33)
    Rough mix, different vocals
  6. WOMAN (3:21)
    Rough mix with additional keyboards
  7. DEAR YOKO (2:29)
    Rough mix more overdubs
  8. I´M STEPPING OUT (4:43)
    Take 2. More guitars, extra lyrics with "in my pants"
  9. I DON´T WANNA FACE IT (2:35)
    Rough mix. This one Rocks!
  10. NOBODY TOLD ME (3:53)
    Rough mix. More guitar, no overdubs
  11. BORROWED TIME (4:02)
    Rough mix
  12. (FORGIVE ME)MY LITTLE FLOWER PRINCESS (3:28)
    Early take
  13. GROW OLD WITH ME (3:07)
    Original piano demo


  14. THE ALTERNATES - STUDIO SESSIONS

  15. MAGGIE MAE (0:26)
    studio alternate
  16. (JUST LIKE)STARTING OVER (4:16)
    Different mix. Longer fadeout at the end
  17. CLEANUP TIME (3:24)
    Unique unedited mix with alternate soundeffects. Not used on the released version
  18. I´M LOSING YOU (4:20)
    Rough mix with Cheap Trick
  19. BEAUTIFUL BOY(DARLING BOY) (3:53)
    Early acoustic take
  20. I´M THE WALRUS(WATCHING THE WHEELS) (4:04)
    Take 3. Basic backing track, different vocals
  21. WOMAN (3:40)
    Unique unedited mix. Alternate backing vocals
  22. WOMAN (2:51)
    Vocal booth
  23. DEAR YOKO (1:24)
    Vocal booth ´I bust a string´
  24. NOBODY TOLD ME (3:57)
    Early take with studio chat
  25. IT´S NOW OR NEVER (DiCapua/Schroeder/Gold)(0:15)
    (Come hold my penis)
  • DISC ONE total playing time 78:44



  • THE ALTERNATE ALBUM - HOME DEMOS

    1. (JUST LIKE)STARTING OVER (4:12)
      Complete home demo
    2. CLEANUP TIME (3:11)
      Piano demo. ´Show those mothers how to do it´
    3. STRANGERS ROOM (6:04)
      Early version of I´M LOSING YOU. Piano demo
    4. BEAUTIFUL BOY(DARLING BOY) (4:01)
      Fritz und Heinz take 2. Acoustic demo with percussion
    5. WATCHING THE WHEELS (2:51)
      Acoustic demo in blues style
    6. WOMAN (3:55)
      Acoustic demo with drum machine
    7. DEAR YOKO (5:19)
      Acoustic take, plus false start
    8. I´M STEPPING OUT (6:14)
      Acoustic demo take 3
    9. I DON´T WANNA FACE IT (1:43)
      Acoustic demo
    10. NOBODY TOLD ME (3:45)
      Acoustic demo with drum machine. ´This one´s got to be for Ringo´
    11. BORROWED TIME (5:00)
      Acoustic demo. Incomplete lyrics


    12. THE ALTERNATES - HOME DEMOS
      THE EVOLUTION OF I´M STARTING OVER. Tracks 12-15
    13. I WATCH YOUR FACE (1:11)
      Acoustic demo
    14. MY LIFE (2:33)
      Acoustic demo
    15. DON´T BE CRAZY (3:06)
      Piano demo
    16. THE WORST IS OVER (2:11)
      Acoustic demo with drum machine
    17. I´M LOSING YOU (3:17)
      Acoustic version with drum machine
    18. BEAUTIFUL BOY(DARLING BOY) (2:45)
      Acoustic demo take 1. Recorded in Bermuda
    19. I´M CRAZY (3:14)
      Early version of WATCHING THE WHEELS. Piano demo. ´50 Million dollar home´, Watching the dollar flow´
    20. EMOTIONAL WRECK (4:19)
      Early version of WATCHING THE WHEELS/HOWLING AT THE MOON. Piano demo ´Just sitting here watching the traffic flow´
    21. WATCHING THE WHEELS (3:02)
      Acoustic take. John as a folk singer
    22. I´M STEPPING OUT (1:41)
      Acoustic demo take 1
    23. I DON´T WANNA FACE IT (0:45)
      Acoustic demo take 2
    24. BORROWED TIME (4:43)
      Acoustic version with overdubs ´Welcome to Bermuda´
  • DISK TWO total playing time 79:02



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