Look at Me (John Lennon song)

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"Look at Me"
Song by John Lennon from the album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Released11 December 1970
RecordedSeptember–October 1970
GenreFolk
Length2:54
LabelApple Records
WriterJohn Lennon
ProducerJohn Lennon, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band track listing
 
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"Look at Me"
Song by John Lennon from the album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Released11 December 1970
RecordedSeptember–October 1970
GenreFolk
Length2:54
LabelApple Records
WriterJohn Lennon
ProducerJohn Lennon, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band track listing

"Look at Me" is a song written and performed by John Lennon, from his solo debut album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band.

Writing[edit]

Written during the extended White Album sessions of 1967–1968, it was shelved until its release on Lennon's 1970 debut album. A different recording of the song was later released on the John Lennon Anthology and his compilation album Acoustic.

The pattern of the song is fairly prominent throughout the song. It was built from a finger-picking technique that Lennon used while with The Beatles, including "Dear Prudence", "Happiness Is a Warm Gun", and "Julia", all of which were also written during the White Album sessions. Lennon learned the song's finger-picking guitar style (known as 'Travis-picking') from the Scottish musician Donovan, who was with Lennon at the time at Rishikesh, India.[1]

Credit[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interview with Donovan (2004), John Lennon's Jukebox

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