|Song by John Lennon from the album Imagine|
|Released||9 September 1971 (US)
8 October 1971 (UK)
|Recorded||23 June–5 July 1971|
|Genre||Rock, folk rock|
|Producer||John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Phil Spector|
The song was written about his wife Yoko Ono, and features Nicky Hopkins on piano and co-producer Phil Spector on harmony vocal. Lennon plays harmonica for the first time on a solo recording (since The Beatles' "Rocky Raccoon"), and it would also be the last time he used the instrument.
In popular culture
- The song was featured in the 1998 film Rushmore, starring Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman.
- In 1973, Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami made an animated short based on the song.
- John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, harmonica
- Nicky Hopkins: piano
- Klaus Voormann: bass
- Alan White: drums
- Phil Spector: harmony vocal
- Rod Linton: acoustic guitar
- Andy Davis: acoustic guitar
- The Flux Fiddlers: orchestral strings (not on the album version)
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