Oh My Love

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This article is about the John Lennon song. For other uses, see Oh My Love (disambiguation).
"Oh My Love"
Song by John Lennon from the album Imagine
Released 9 September 1971
Recorded 23 June–5 July 1971
Genre Folk rock, pop rock
Length 2:44
Label Apple/EMI
Writer John Lennon/Yoko Ono
Producer John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Phil Spector

"Oh My Love" is a song written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono that appeared on Lennon's Imagine album in 1971. George Harrison contributed guitar on this song and several other songs for the album.


"Oh My Love" was also released on Lennon's album Wonsaponatime in 1998, and also on the album The U.S. vs. John Lennon in 2006. It is track number 7 on Wonsaponatime and track number 20 on The U.S. vs. John Lennon.

The song was originally written and demoed in 1968 after sessions for the album The Beatles. This demo was released on many Beatles bootleg albums.

Cover versions[edit]

The song has been recorded by numerous artists, including The Bells, Cilla Black, Jackson Browne, Yoshida Brothers, Susheela Raman, Raimundo Fagner, The Jangles, The Wackers, Yellowcard, Morgan Fisher, Martin Gore, Fredo Viola [1] and Jacky Terrasson with Cécile McLorin Salvant. A cover version by The Lettermen became a minor hit, peaking at #58 on the Japanese singles chart in 1972.[2]

In popular media[edit]

The song has also been used in a couple of films, namely Little Darlings and several times throughout the film Heartbreakers. The song is on the first season soundtrack to the television show Gilmore Girls.



  1. ^ "Oh My Love". allmusic. Archived from the original on June 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  2. ^ Okamoto, Satoshi (2011). Single Chart Book: Complete Edition 1968-2010 (in Japanese). Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. ISBN 4871310884. 

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