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A Story

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Released  July 1997
Artist  Yoko Ono
Label  Rykodisc
Length  43:40
Release date  22 July 1997
Producers  Yoko Ono, David Spinozza
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Recorded  1974 at Record Plant Studios, New York City
A Story (1997)  Blueprint for a Sunrise (2001)
Genres  Rock music, Experimental music, Pop music
Similar  Starpeace, It's Alright (I See Rainbows), Feeling the Space, New York Rock, Approximately Infinite Universe

A Story is an album by Yoko Ono, recorded in 1974, during the "lost weekend" sessions in which John Lennon produced Walls and Bridges. It was unreleased until the 1992 box set Onobox, which featured material from A Story on disc six. It was only properly released as an individual album in 1997, with the reissuing of Ono's back catalogue by Rykodisc. The reissue added three bonus tracks, including home demos and a live recording from the Starpeace tour.


Track listing

Bonus tracks

Track information

Many of the tracks on A Story made it onto subsequent albums in re-recorded form:

  • "Loneliness" and "Tomorrow May Never Come" were included on It's Alright (I See Rainbows).
  • "Will You Touch Me", "Dogtown" and "She Gets Down on Her Knees" were included on Season of Glass.
  • "Hard Times Are Over" was included on Double Fantasy.
  • "It Happened" was released as a different mix as the B-side to "Walking on Thin Ice".
  • "Yes, I'm a Witch" was included on, and gave its title to, Yes, I'm a Witch, a remix album of songs from Ono's back catalogue.
  • Musicians

  • Yoko Ono : Vocals, backing vocals
  • Ann E. Sutton, Erin Dickens, Gail Kantor, Louise Messina : Backing Vocals
  • David Spinozza, Hugh McCracken : Guitars
  • Gordon Edwards : Bass
  • Kenneth Ascher, Leon Pendarvis : Keyboards
  • Arthur Jenkins : Percussions
  • Michael Brecker : Tenor saxophone
  • Alan Rubin, Randy Brecker : Trumpet
  • Lew Del Gatto : Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet
  • George Young : Flute, clarinet
  • Rick Marotta : Drums
  • Production

  • David Spinozza, Rob Stevens, Yoko Ono : Producers
  • Ed Sprigg, Jack Douglas : Recording
  • George Marino, Rob Stevens : Remastering
  • Kevin Herron : Engineer
  • Ed Sprigg, Roy Cicala : Mixing
  • Black + Copper, Cindy Nelson : Design [CD Package]
  • Karla Merrifield : Illustration [Hand Tinting]
  • Songs

    1A Story2:38
    3Will You Touch Me2:39


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