Power To The People: The Hits
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Greatest hits album by
Released5 October 2010 (2010-10-05)
Recorded1969–1980
GenreRock
Length57:10
LabelEMI
ProducerYoko Ono, EMI
John Lennon chronology
Gimme Some Truth
(2010)
Power To The People: The Hits
(2010)
John Lennon Signature Box
(2010)
Alternative cover
Experience Edition (CD/DVD)
Experience Edition (CD/DVD)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
BBC(favourable)[2]
Mojo[3]
Uncut[4]

Power to the People: The Hits is a compilation album gathering John Lennon's most popular songs, as part of the Gimme Some Truth box set. It is available as a standard 15-track disc and download package, and as an expanded "Experience Edition" with a 15-track DVD.[5]

Track listing

All tracks are written by John Lennon, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Originally releasedLength
1."Power to the People" March 1971 as a single3:17
2."Gimme Some Truth" September 1971 on the album Imagine3:16
3."Woman" November 1980 on the album Double Fantasy3:26
4."Instant Karma!" February 1970 as a single3:20
5."Whatever Gets You thru the Night" October 1974 on the album Walls and Bridges3:19
6."Cold Turkey" October 1969 as a single5:01
7."Jealous Guy" September 1971 on the album Imagine4:14
8."#9 Dream" October 1974 on the album Walls and Bridges4:46
9."(Just Like) Starting Over" November 1980 on the album Double Fantasy3:55
10."Mind Games" November 1973 on the album Mind Games4:11
11."Watching the Wheels" November 1980 on the album Double Fantasy3:31
12."Stand by Me"Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber, Mike StollerFebruary 1975 on the album Rock 'n' Roll3:27
13."Imagine"Lennon, Yoko OnoOctober 1971 on the album Imagine3:02
14."Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"Ono, LennonDecember 1971 as a single3:33
15."Give Peace a Chance" July 1969 as a single4:52
Total length:57:10

Charts

Weekly charts

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 10
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7] 16
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 27
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 16
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[10] 7
Croatian International Albums (HDU)[11] 15
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[12] 8
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[13] 64
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[14] 33
Irish Albums (IRMA)[15] 59
Italian Albums (FIMI)[16] 16
Mexican Albums (Top 100 Mexico)[17] 18
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[18] 7
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[19] 16
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[20] 21
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[21] 33
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[22] 25
UK Albums (OCC)[23] 15
US Billboard 200[24] 24
US Digital Albums (Billboard)[25] 21
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[26] 7
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[27] 17

Year-end charts

Chart (2019) Position
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[28] 91
Chart (2020) Position
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[29] 90

Certifications

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Italy (FIMI)[30] Gold 25,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[31] Silver 60,000double-dagger

* Sales figures based on certification alone.
double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Diver, Mike (25 November 2010). "Review of John Lennon – Power to the People". BBC. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  3. ^ Doyle, Tom (November 2010). "John Lennon Signature Box". Mojo. p. 114.
  4. ^ Mullholland, Garry (November 2010). "John Lennon – Remasters". Uncut. p. 108.
  5. ^ "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.
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  10. ^ "John Lennon Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  11. ^ "Top Stranih [Top Foreign]" (in Croatian). Top Foreign Albums. Hrvatska diskografska udruga. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
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  13. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  14. ^ "Officialcharts.de – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  15. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 41, 2010". Chart-Track. IRMA. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  16. ^ "Italiancharts.com – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  17. ^ "Mexicancharts.com – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  18. ^ "Charts.nz – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  19. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  20. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  21. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  22. ^ "Swisscharts.com – John Lennon – Power to the People – The Hits". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  23. ^ October 2010/7502/ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  24. ^ "John Lennon Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  25. ^ "John Lennon Chart History (Digital Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  26. ^ "John Lennon Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  27. ^ "John Lennon Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  28. ^ "Top Rock Albums – Year-End 2019". Billboard. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  29. ^ "Top Rock Albums – Year-End 2020". Billboard. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  30. ^ "Italian album certifications – John Lennon – Power to the people" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 10 December 2018. Select "2015" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Power to the people" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione".
  31. ^ "British album certifications – John Lennon – Power to the people". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 10 December 2018.Select albums in the Format field. Select Silver in the Certification field. Type Power to the people in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.