What are the best John Lennon songs?

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    "Imagine" is a song co-written and performed by John Lennon. It was released on 1 October 1971 and it became the best-selling single of Lennon's solo career. Lennon's wife, Yoko, received a co-writing credit for the song in 2017. 



    Yao Yan
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "This song is a pure work of art. I get goosebumps every time I listen to it. The musicality and lyricism that Lennon and Yoko put into this is stellar. One of his best songs after The Beatles definitely!"
  2. 11

    #2Instant Karma!

    Instant Karma!

    Instant Karma! (also titled "Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)") is a song by English rock musician John Lennon released in February 1970. It was his first solo Top 10 hit, reaching No. 3. The song was also written, recorded and released within 10 days. 



    Christina Stephens
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "I remember my dad listening to this song a lot while I was growing up. This song started my love for John Lennon and his songs as well. Sad that he died because his run with the plastic Ono band was still something to look forward to!"
  3. 9

    #3Mind Games

    Mind Games

    Mind Games is a song written and performed by John Lennon. It was released as a single in 1973 as the lead single for the album of the same name. Lennon originally wrote the song during the Beatles' Let It Be sessions.



    Lawrence Jensen
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "I think this is John Lennon's best song second only to Imagine. Too much meaning into the song and still has a little Beatles vibe on it"
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    #4Woman - John Lennon

    Woman - John Lennon

    Woman is a song by John Lennon from his 1980 album, Double Fantasy. It was the second single released from this album, and the first Lennon song issued after his death on the 8 of December of 1980.



    Christopher Cole
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "I used to play this song for my wife. One of the best and most heartwarming songs by John Lennon. Proves that a song doesn't need fancy arrangements to sound nice"
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    #5Watching the Wheels

    Watching the Wheels

    "Watching the Wheels" is a single by John Lennon released in 1981 after his death. It was the third and final single released from Lennon and Ono's album Double Fantasy. The single reached number 10 in the US on the Billboard Hot 100.



    Steven Reid
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "One of John Lennon's best songs for real though I wish The Beatles still existed before he died. Still glad to have found this track"
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    #6Whatever Gets You Thru The Night

    Whatever Gets You Thru The Night

    "Whatever Gets You Thru the Night" is a song written by John Lennon. It was Lennon's first No. 1 single and was released as a single in 1974. The single peaked at number 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Cashbox Top 100.



    Jim Gao
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "My favorite track from John Lennon and The Platic Ono band for sure! It's just different from his other solo works and I'm glad they have remastered this track "
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    #7Jealous Guy

    Jealous Guy

    "Jealous Guy" is a song by English rock musician John Lennon from his 1971 album Imagine. Lennon began writing the song in 1968 as a song demoed by the Beatles before they recorded their self-titled double album (the "White Album"). It was not released in the U.S. until 1988.



    Adam Mason
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "Very relatable song for me. I just find it odd that the intro is kinda similar to Starting Over. idk maybe it's just me. Anyway John Lennon is amazing and will live in music forever"
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    #8(Just Like) Starting Over

    (Just Like) Starting Over

    "(Just Like) Starting Over" is a song written and performed by John Lennon. It was part of his album, Double Fantasy. It reached number one in both the US and UK after Lennon's death. The single is also the last one released in John Lennon's lifetime.



    Jeffrey Hamilton
    Written on March 13, 2019
    "I remember seeing the Double Fantasy album in our house growing up. The guy is a genius and this is one of his coolest songs ever"


Best What are the best John Lennon songs
1ImagineMusic 20 Free
2Instant Karma!Music 11 Free
3Mind GamesMusic 9 Free
4Woman - John LennonMusic 3 Free
5Watching the WheelsMusic 3 Free
6Whatever Gets You Thru The NightMusic 3 Free
7Jealous GuyMusic 2 Free
8(Just Like) Starting OverMusic 1 Free

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