On stage and in conversation

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To mark the anniversary of John Lennon’s death, we’re reposting some of our archival pieces about Lennon’s life and work, both as a Beatle and as a solo artist

Below, you can enjoy Lennon’s qualities as a performer and as an interview subject with 10 of our favourite clips of Lennon on stage and in conversation…

You can buy Uncut’s Ultimate Music Guide to John Lennon by clicking here

Here’s our piece on the making of A Hard Day’s Night

Here’s John Lennon’s 30 best songs, as chosen by an all-star panel

Here’s John Lennon: Life after The Beatles

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Roundup interview; 30 April 1964
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W84f_6hLNl4

“Strawberry Fields Forever” promotional video; 1967
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UQK-UcRezE

The David Frost Show; June 14, 1969
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5G-sDEB0vo

The Dick Cavett Show; September 11, 1971
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kXCnKfdGOY

“Instant Karma” live; Madison Square Garden, New York; August 30, 1972
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2opHHNFd0Mg

“Come Together” live; Madison Square Garden, New York; August 30, 1972
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HONxwhwmgU

The Old Grey Whistle Test interview; April 18, 1975
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XAEN7csIOM

Tomorrow interview; April 28, 1975
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OQl10ZlfqU

“Nobody Told Me” promotional video; 1984
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_0di2IL440

Gimme Some Truth, The Making Of John Lennon’s Imagine Album documentary; 2000
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3kRtLe7-60