Plastic Ono Band
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Plastic Ono Band by John Lennon ranked # 22 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums list.
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band is John Lennon's first official solo album, released in 1970 after having issued three experimental albums with Yoko Ono and Live Peace In Toronto 1969, a live performance in Toronto credited to The Plastic Ono Band. John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band is generally considered one of Lennon's finest solo albums and a landmark recording.
The "Plastic Ono Band" in the album's title refers to the conceptual band Lennon and Ono had formed in 1969 of various supporting
musicians they would use on their various solo albums.
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band was received with high critical praise upon release and its stature has continued to grow, with the influence of the album's raw honesty and angst audible in much of the "alternative/grunge" scene of the 1990's (including Kurt Cobain's work). In early 1971, the album reached #8 in the UK and went to #6 in the US, going gold.
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