Well Well Well (John Lennon song)


Well Well Well (John Lennon song)

Infobox Song
Name = Well Well Well


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Caption =
Type =
Artist = Plastic Ono Band
alt Artist =
Album = John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Published =
Released = 11 December 1970
track_no = 8
Recorded = 1970
Genre = Hard rock
Length = 5:59
Writer = John Lennon
Composer =
Label = Apple Records, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
Producer = John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Phil Spector
Tracks =
prev = "Love"
prev_no = 7
next = "Look at Me"
next_no = 9
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Audio sample? =

"Well Well Well" is a song from the album "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band" by John Lennon with backing from the Plastic Ono Band featuring Ringo Starr on drums and Klaus Voorman on bass. The song is arguably the loudest and heaviest song on the album, and is the second of two songs on this album, along with "I Found Out", to feature distortion. It is also the second song on this album, along with "Mother", to feature screaming.

The song narrates various situations with his "loved one", presumably Yoko Ono, with whom he discusses themes of revolution, liberalism, women's liberation, and guilt.

The band Cold War Kids recorded a cover of this song. The song was featured in Martin Scorsese's 2006 film, "The Departed".

Personnel

The musicians who performed on the original recording were as follows:cite book |first=John |last=Blaney |title=John Lennon: Listen To This Book |year=2005 |pages=60| publisher=Biddles Ltd. |location=Guildford, Great Britain |isbn=0-9544528-1-X]
*John Lennon - vocals, guitar
*Ringo Starr - drums
*Klaus Voormann - bass

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