INTERVIEW: I played drums on Imagine for John Lennon, recounts Yes star Alan White

May 01, 2016, 06:59 PM

Imagine...being in the same studio as John Lennon when The Beatles legend recorded his classic solo signature hit and possibly greatest musical gift to the world. Alan White doesn't have to imagine.

Not only was he there, he played drums on the masterpiece, which was recorded at Lennon's home studio at Tittenhurst Park, in May 1971. Here Alan, touring with his band Yes, recounts those days and looks back on his amazing career. appeared on over 50 albums with artists also including George Harrison, Sheffield's own Joe Cocker, Ginger Baker and The Ventures. Full story, photos and Yes tour dates at