Category 1969

The Plastic Ono Band Part Two

The Plastic Ono Band Part Two

Plastic Ono Band albums to “Happy Xmas (War is Over)”(1970–1971)

During the summer of 1970, Lennon and Ono undertook primal therapy under the guidance of Arthur Janov in Los Angeles. This therapy had a great effect on Lennon’s writing. In the meantime, the Beatles had publicly broken up, and the pair returned to London at the end of September to begin recording on a pair of studio albums, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band and Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band. The core of the Plastic Ono Band backing the two was Klaus Voorman on bass and Ringo Starr on drums. Phil Spector produced the albums, and he and Billy Preston added keyboards to some select tracks. The Lennon album featured straightforward, stripped down rock, while Ono featured experimental and Avant-garde music...

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The Plastic Ono Band Part One

The Plastic Ono Band Part One

Plastic Ono Band

The Plastic Ono Band is a band formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969 as a vehicle for their collaborative and solo projects.
Plastic Ono Band

Plastic Ono Band, 1969. L-R: Klaus Voormann, Alan White, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, and Eric Clapton.
Background information
Also known as
* Plastic Ono Elephant’s Memory Band Plastic U.F. Ono Band Plastic Ono Nuclear Band Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band Elastic Oz Band
Origin
London, England
Genres
* Rock experimental music
Years active
1969–1974
2009–present
Labels
* Apple Chimera Music
Associated acts
* The Beatles The Dirty Mac Elephant’s Memory The Flaming Lips
Website
yopob.com

Members
Lennon and Ono had begun a personal and artistic relationship in 1968, collaborating on several experimental relea...

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