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John Lennon "The Goon Show" Never-Before-Heard By Public Self-Made Interviews 1967.

When John Lennon was a young he listened to "The Goon Show." British radio comedy program, originally produced and broadcast by the BBC Home Service from 1951 to 1960, The show was considered subversive and absurdist, and it exercised a considerable influence on the development of British and American comedy and popular culture. It was cited as a major influence by the Beatles, the American comedy troupe the Firesign Theatre, and the British comedy troupe Monty Python.

Presented here are five cassette with approximately 35 minutes of John Lennon's personal version of the show featuring John being interviewed using different accents, including one with Terry Doran who is the man referenced in their Sgt. Pepper album song "She's Leaving Home" in the verse: "Meeting a man from the motor trade." John recorded these tapes in 1967 in his attic music room at his home in Kenwood. Throughout the tapes, filled with Beatles slapstick humor featuring Ringo Starr, and general antics, the recording is about 35 minutes over five cassette tapes. John had been fooling around with the idea of making this into an album. Throughout the tapes you can hear the Sgt. Pepper's sound effects here and there, and you can even here Paul McCartney complaining about the heat in John's attic.

Eventually John gave these tapes away to Derek Taylor's office, and the current owner obtained the tapes from Derek's office.

Condition: Good.

Authentication: Letter of Provenance and a Gotta Have Rock and Roll Certificate of Authenticity.
John Lennon "The Goon Show" Never-Before Heard By Public, Self-Made Interviews 1967 (5 Cassettes)
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