John Lennon Signature Box
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Box set by
Released5 October 2010
Recorded1969–1983
GenreRock
Length451:47
LabelEMI
ProducerYoko Ono, EMI, John Lennon, Phil Spector
John Lennon chronology
Power to the People: The Hits
(2010)
John Lennon Signature Box
(2010)
Icon
(2014)
Alternate image
John Lennon Signature Box expanded
John Lennon Signature Box expanded
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
The Austin Chronicle[2]
Mojo[3]
The Phoenix[4]
Pitchfork Media6.2/10[5]
Uncut[6]

The John Lennon Signature Box is an 11-disc boxed set of remastered John Lennon albums and new collections, released on CD and digital format, as part of the "Gimme Some Truth" collection. The albums released in the boxed set are digital remasters of the original recordings and mixes, done by John's widow Yoko Ono and the same team of engineers at Abbey Road Studios who worked on the 2009 remasters by The Beatles, in London and Avatar Studios, New York.[7] The set also includes home demos and non-album singles.[8] The boxed set was released on vinyl in June 2015 by Universal Music Catalogue without the two additional discs.

Album listing

Additional content

Disc 10 – Non-Album Singles
  1. "Power to the People" – 3:25
  2. "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" – 3:34
  3. "Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)" – 3:21
  4. "Cold Turkey" – 5:03
  5. "Move Over Ms. L" – 2:58
  6. "Give Peace a Chance" – 4:55
Disc 11 – Home Tapes
  1. "Mother" – 4:25
  2. "Love" – 2:39
  3. "God" – 4:35
  4. "I Found Out" – 4:34
  5. "Nobody Told Me" – 3:13
  6. "Honey Don't" – 1:40
  7. "One of the Boys" – 2:39
  8. "India, India" – 3:07
  9. "Serve Yourself" – 5:21
  10. "Isolation" – 3:07
  11. "Remember" – 5:29
  12. "Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)" – 4:11
  13. "I Don't Want to Be a Soldier" – 3:26

Charts

Chart performance for John Lennon Signature Box
Chart (2010–2021) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[9] 93
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[10] 195
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[11] 31
French Albums (SNEP)[12] 137
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[13] 30
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[14] 23
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[15] 40
US Billboard 200[16] 148

See also

References

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Moser, Margaret (17 December 2010). "John Lennon The John Lennon Signature Box (Capitol)". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  3. ^ Doyle, Tom (November 2010). "John Lennon Signature Box". Mojo. p. 114.
  4. ^ Lundy, Zeth (5 October 2010). "John Lennon Signature Box". The Phoenix. Boston.
  5. ^ Wolk, Douglas (22 October 2010). "John Lennon Signature Box (Capitol)". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  6. ^ Mulholland, Garry (November 2010). "John Lennon – Remasters". Uncut. p. 108. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  7. ^ "Gimme Some Truth Collection to be released Oct 4th ". John Lennon official website. 1 September 2010. Archived from the original on 19 August 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010.
  8. ^ "John Lennon – Gimme Some Truth: Full Tracklists and Cover Art Unveiled for Eight Albums Remastered from Lennon's Original Mixes and Several New Collections to be Released on 4th October ". EMI Music. 1 September 2010. Archived from the original on 22 March 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – John Lennon – Yes - Signature Box" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – John Lennon – Yes - Signature Box" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  11. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – John Lennon – Yes - Signature Box" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  12. ^ "Lescharts.com – John Lennon – Yes - Signature Box". Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  13. ^ ":: MTV | Album Top 50 KW 36 | charts". Mtv.de. Archived from the original on 15 December 2009. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
  14. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – John Lennon – Yes - Signature Box". Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – John Lennon – Yes - Signature Box". Hung Medien. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  16. ^ "John Lennon Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 1 January 2021.