John Lennon – Rock and Roll People 1986 promo-only 12″ single


A scarce promo-only 12″ single of “Rock and Roll People” by John Lennon.

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Offered for sale is a scarce promo-only 12″ single of the song “Rock and Roll People” by John Lennon, issued in 1986.

About this copy:  This copy of “Rock and Roll People” is an original 1986 promo-only 12″ single, featuring that song on both sides in stereo.

The record is M- and looks as though it may be unplayed.  The generic sleeve is VG+, with slight edge wear.

Background: In 1986, Capitol Records released Menlove Avenue, John Lennon’s second posthumous release (after Milk and Honey.)

Menlove Avenue was an album of outtakes from the Mind Games and Rock ‘n Roll LPs.  The album reached #127 on the American charts and did not chart in the UK.

While no singles were released from the album, Capitol records did release a promotional 12″ single of Rock and Roll People” to help generate airplay and to spur sales of the album.  The single featured the album edit (4:20) on both sides and was issued in a generic Capitol Records sleeve.


Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in