DC Cardwell Music

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Piano & vocals by DC Cardwell. Arrangement improvised by DC Cardwell

LYRICS & CHORDS (words & music by John Lennon)
Originally in the key of D, but here I play it in C

Love is real, real is love (Em B7 Em C7)
Love is feeling , feeling love (F G C Em)
Love is wanting to be loved (Dm G7 C)

Love is touch, touch is love (Em B7 Em C7)
Love is reaching, reaching love (F G C Em)
Love is asking to be loved (Dm G7 C)

Love is you, you and me (Eb F C)
Love is knowing we can be (Dm F C)

Love is free, free is love (Em B7 Em C7)
Love is living, living love (F G C Em)
Love is needed to be loved (Dm G7 C)

Recorded Nov 10, 2011 in my home studio using Adobe Audition on a Windows PC.

Vocals recorded using a Behringer B1 condenser microphone. Piano recorded using a crossed stereo pair of Behringer C2 mics.

Video recorded on a Zoom Q3 HD camera. Video effects added using Sony Vegas.

DC Cardwell official website: http://dccardwell.com
DC Cardwell on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dccardwell

My songs are also available on iTunes

"Love" is a song written and performed by John Lennon, originally released in 1970 on the John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band album.

The song first came out on Lennon's 1970 album John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. "Love" later appeared on the 1982 compilation The John Lennon Collection, and was released as a promotional tie-in single for the collection. The single version is a remix of the original track, which most notably differs in having the piano intro and outro (played by Phil Spector) mixed at the same volume as the rest of the song; on the original album version, these parts begin much quieter and increase in volume. B-side was "Gimme Some Truth", but labelled as "Give Me Some Truth".

An alternate take of the song appears on the John Lennon Anthology box set.

The picture on the sleeve for 1982 release of "Love" was taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz on 8 December 1980-the very day of Lennon's murder.

Like the 1982 British issue, the original version of the song was released as a single again in October 1998 for the Japanese market only with the Japanese edition of another compilation Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon, and gained moderate success on the Japan's Oricon chart.

The musicians who performed on the original recording were as follows: John Lennon - vocals, acoustic guitar Phil Spector - piano


Dream Academy
The Lettermen
Barbra Streisand
Vicky Leandros
Shirley Bassey
Kenny Loggins
Asha Puthli
The Mission
The Cure
Jimmy Nail

Now based in Australia, DC grew up in Northern Ireland and also spent some years in Canada.

His distinctive and affecting voice is perfect for his songs which take an honest and often wry look at life, peppered with positivity and redemptive possibility.

With maddeningly catchy hooks, pop-smart arrangements & melodic guitar, you have Beatlesque songs you will want to hear again and again!

"DC writes from the heart in the same way as Neil Young and applies similar poetic humour to Ray Davies. There ain't a bad song on this album... [it] is overflowing with damn good songs that Cardwell could publish and earn a good income from." - Toxic Pete Brown

"Now it's time for the world to discover his exceptional songwriting/performing gifts." - Paul Freeman, Palo Alto Daily News

Some of DC's main loves and influences are The Beatles, Neil Young, Sam Phillips, The Kinks, Elvis Presley, Crowded House, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Larry Norman, Al Green, The Mutton Birds, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, The Staple Singers, Charlie Parker, Aretha Franklin, Billie Holiday, Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds, Louis Jordan, The Heptones, The Band, The Drifters, Wild Man Fischer, Toots & The Maytals, Johnny Cash, Velvet Underground, Ann Peebles, David Bowie, Jonathan Richman, ABBA, Buddy & Julie Miller, Richard & Linda Thompson, NRBQ, The Pixies, The Mills Bros, Gillian Welch, Sloan, Hank Williams, Andrae Crouch,The Fall, The Rutles, The Byrds, Andy Pratt, Buzzcocks, T Bone Burnett, Booker T and the MGs, Alpha Band, The Rezillos, Ace Of Base, Randy Newman, Django Reinhardt, Don McLean, Ella Fitzgerald, Mark Heard, Elvis Costello, Television, U2, The Strokes, The Beach Boys, Van Morrison, Ivor Cutler, Roy Harper, Jon Brion, Elliott Smith, Roy Wood, ELO, Harry Nilsson.

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