John Lennon Radio Interview Found After 30 Years Lost

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A 30 year old radio interview with John Lennon has just been found, restored and released to the public. The interview, recorded in 1975, was recently discovered in the archive of LondonÂ?s Capital Radio and can now be purchased from

This 25 minute interview with John Lennon finds him in a relaxed mood, discussing many different aspects of his life. It was recorded after he had got back with Yoko Ono following what he calls "a tough year" away from her, known as his "lost weekend."

The interview, with accompanying narration, has been made available for anyone to buy and download from the internet in audio MP3 format exclusively at, the speech-audio download website.

Discovered in a deteriorating condition on an old 8 inch reel, the interview has now been restored, digitized and made available to the public to download for $7.

Lennon talks in depth about the issues he had with the US authorities and the Nixon administration who he believed kept him under watch. Lennon also discusses his life, his relationship with Yoko Ono including their "mutual separation" in 1973, working with Phil Spector, his former Beatles colleagues, and his music, naming his best piece of work as 'Imagine'.

Oliver Rowe, co-founder of audioVille comments "This is a superb discovery and makes captivating listening, now edited into a show as part of our Hall of Fame series. Lennon is amusing, interesting and candid, coming across as back on course after a bad 1974, and in his own haunting words is a man who "apart from acts of God, will be around another 60 years or whatever" continuing to make music "until I drop."

To hear the interview in full, go to and type Lennon into the search tool.


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