2029 Across The Universe – The Beatles (1969)

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No One’s Gonna Change Our World.

Across The Universe was written by John Lennon in 1968. It is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1968. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by George Martin. The recording features backing vocals by two fans of The Beatles, Lizzie Bravo and Gayleen Pease. The recording also features George Martin on Hammond organ. Take 2 was released on The Beatles’ 1996 album Anthology 2. The song was first released on the 1969 charity album No One’s Gonna Change Our World. The album also included songs by Cilla Black (What The World Needs Now Is Love), Rolf Harris (Cuddly Old Koala), Spike Milligan (Ning Nang Nong, The Python) and Lulu (I’m A Tiger). The Beatles played the song during the Let It Be sessions in 1969. Rehearsals of the song were used in The Beatles’ 1970 movie Let It Be. A remixed version of the 1968 recording was released on The Beatles’ 1970 album Let It Be. A second remix was released on the 2003 album Let It Be…Naked. A version recorded by Cilla Black in 1970 was produced by George Martin and was released on the album Sweet Inspiration. A version recorded by David Bowie for his 1975 album Young Americans features John Lennon on backing vocals and guitar.

Now Hear This: Across The Universe – The Beatles (1970)
Across The Universe – Cilla Black (1970)
Across The Universe – David Bowie (1975)
Across The Universe (Take 2) – The Beatles (1996)
Across The Universe – The Beatles (2003)

2028 John John (Let’s Hope For Peace) – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon. 

This song was written by Yoko Ono in 1969. An early version of the song recorded by Yoko Ono in 1969 was included in John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1969 Avant-garde piece  Amsterdam from their album Wedding Album. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live with Yoko Ono on lead vocals. It was performed at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

2027 Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For A Hand In The Snow) – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon.

This song was written and recorded by Yoko Ono in 1968. It was recorded by The Plastic Ono Band in 1969. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live with Yoko Ono on lead vocals. It was performed at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

2026 Give Peace A Chance – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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John Lennon with a copy of Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

This song was written by John Lennon and was recorded by The Plastic Ono Band in 1969. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The live version uses different lyrics to the single version. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

2025 Cold Turkey – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon.

Cold Turkey was written by John Lennon and was recorded by The Plastic Ono Band in 1969. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

2024 Yer Blues – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Eric Clapton and John Lennon.

Yer Blues was written by John Lennon. It was recorded by The Beatles in 1968. The song was part of the repertoire of The Dirty Mac and The Plastic Ono Band. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

2023 Dizzy Miss Lizzy – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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The Plastic Ono Band.

Dizzy Miss Lizzy was written and recorded by Larry Williams in 1958. The Beatles recorded the song in 1965. The song was part of the repertoire of The Quarrymen, The Beatles, and The Plastic Ono Band. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada in September 1969. The band included Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann, and Alan White. The performance was recorded and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released on The Plastic Ono Band’s 1969 album Live Peace In Toronto 1969.