Through the Years Julian Lennon Biography

Through The Years... is an extensive biography of Julian's life. Here you will be able to read about Julian's childhood... his recording debut playing Lee Dorsey's Ya-Ya on his father's Walls and Bridges... his first solo album Valotte to his latest release Photograph Smile... It is here that you will find a listing of all concert dates, release dates, public appearances, as well as some pictures and various links to other parts of Hey Jules to continue your journey including transcripts from TV and Radio Shows, Media articles as well as fan stories from being at the shows.... 

A quick rundown of the sections

Childhood IndexJulian's childhood... from his birth in 1963 - the same year Beatlemania was born to his work on his own solo album Valotte in 1983....

ValotteJulian's Debut Album Valotte... written at the Manor de Valotte in 1983 and released the end of 1984. This critically acclaimed album launched Julian's career as well as his first concerts ever....

Secret Value of Daydreaming1986 Secret Value of Daydreaming... Julian's sophomore album which was quickly written following a grueling tour and little rest... The rush on this album cost Julian dearly both in terms of his personal well being as well as his musical career...

Mr Jordon Album Cover1988 Mr. Jordan... an experimental-ish comeback album after taking a much needed break in Switzerland to recuperate from the rush to stardom as well as write... unfortunately the album was not promoted well...

Help Yourself Cover1991 Help Yourself... Comeback take two... Help Yourself scores Julian a #1 hit with "Saltwater" everywhere with the exception of the US... Again very little promotion was given to Julian by Atlantic Records...

1993 - 1997... Disappointed with the lack of support by those who were supposed to be helping his career, Julian basically waits out his recording contract with Atlantic Records. He does a few songs for movies as well as a few movie cameos but does not produce any solo albums...

Photograph Smile1998/1999 Photograph Smile... A long awaited solo album which is critically acclaimed as being Julian's best work ever is released on Julian's own label "Music From Another Room."  A promotional tour follows however, yet again promotion is lacking... and though the critics loved the album, it received little airtime...

2000s... And here we are... though Julian has mentioned releasing another album little is known of his future plans and exactly how long it will be for that album to materialize... Julian's mum Cynthia painted a set of 4 portraits of John for Julian's birthday and later sells lithographs of them to the public...