Label: Apple Records - SLEM-309 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Mexico • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock
It was first released on his album Imagine. Bootleg recordings of the group performing songs that would Leo (Original Mix) - DJ Юла - Maximumjoy go onto the members' solo recordings feature a few performances of "Gimme Some Truth".
The song expresses Lennon's frustration with deceptive politicians " short-haired yellow-bellied sons of Tricky Dicky "with hypocrisy, and with chauvinism " tight-lipped condescending mommy's little chauvinists ".
The song encapsulates some widely held feelings of the time, when many people were participating in protest rallies against their governments. According to Robert Christgauthe song "unites Lennon unmasked with the Lennon of Blunderland wordplay as it provides a rationale for" a preceding track on the album, " Jealous Guy ". Overdubbing of his lead vocal on 28 May was also captured on film.
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