In 1980 Japanese photographer Kishin Shinoyama spent five days with John and Yoko, taking photos for the cover of the couple’s album Double Fantasy but many of them have never been shown until now.
This never-before-seen self portrait of John Lennon was created for his wife Yoko Ono’s conceptual art book Grapefruit. “Hi my name is John Lennon. I’d like you to meet Yoko Ono.”
John Lennon’s last interview, taken on December 8, 1980 just few hours before his murder. John and Yoke were interviewed by Dave Sholin and Laurie Kaye. John had just finished a photo session with Annie Leibovitz for Rolling Stone magazine.
A new gallery of John Lennon’s photos from 1971-1975
A gallery of John Lennon’s images, starting late ’60, up to1973 circa
The rare pictures shows former Beatle John Lennon during his last ever interview on December 6, 1980 with wife Yoko Ono.