Happy Birthday John Lennon - Robyn Hitchcock on 'Plastic Ono Band' (REPOST)

To celebrate St Lennon's Day, I'm reposting my podcast with Robyn Hitchcock on Lennon's classic post-Beatles catharsis 'Plastic Ono Band'. Enjoy! ---- Traveler through space and time, British cult icon and legendary singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock steers his ship into the podbooth this week, for a chat with host Jeremy Dylan about John Lennon’s emotionally confronting classic 1970 album “Plastic Ono Band”. Along the way, they talk about why Robyn identified with Lennon as a kid, Lennon’s antipathy toward his Beatles music, the possible influence of Bob Dylan’s “John Wesley Harding” album, John and Yoko’s primal scream therapy and which Robyn Hitchcock song borrows its arrangement from a Plastic Ono Band tune. My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it’s influenced them.

Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins. If you’ve got any feedback or suggestions, drop us a line at myfavoritealbumpodcast@gmail.com.

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