2218 Who Has Seen The Wind? – Lennon/Ono With The Plastic Ono Band (1970)

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono

This song was written by Yoko Ono. The lyrics are based on the poem Who Has Seen The Wind written by Christina Rossetti in 1872. The song’s lyrics mention John Lennon. Who Has Seen The Wind was recorded by The Plastic Ono Band in 1970. It was recorded at Trident Studios in London and was produced by John Lennon. The recording features John Lennon on acoustic guitar. It was released as the B-side to Instant Karma! In 1970.

2217 Instant Karma! – Lennon/Ono With The Plastic Ono Band (1970)

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Instant Karma!

This song was written by John Lennon in 1970. It was first recorded by John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band in 1970. It was recorded at EMI Studios in London and was produced by Phil Spector. The recording features George Harrison, Klaus Voormann, Billy Preston, Yoko Ono, Mal Evans and Allen Klein. It was released as a single on the Apple Records label in 1970 with Who Has Seen The Wind? on the B-side. The single reached number five on the UK Singles Chart and number three on the Billboard Chart. The song was part of John Lennon’s live repertoire and he performed a live vocal over a mix of the song’s instrumental track twice for the BBC Television programme Top of The Pops in 1970. John Lennon performed the song live at Madison Square Garden in New York in 1972. A live version was released on the album Live In New York City in 1986.

Now Hear This: Instant Karma! – John Lennon (1986)

2022 Money (That’s What I Want) – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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John Lennon.

This song was written by Janie Bradford and Berry Gordy. It was recorded by Barrett Strong in 1959. It was recorded by The Beatles in 1963. The song was part of the repertoire of The Beatles and The Plastic Ono Band. The Plastic Ono Band performed the song live in September 1969 at the Toronto Rock And Roll Revival festival in Toronto, Canada. 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.

2021 Blue Suede Shoes – The Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Live Peace In Toronto 1969.

Blue Suede Shoes was written by Carl Perkins. Both Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley released versions in 1956. John Lennon owned copies of both versions. 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.

2017 Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For Her Hand In The Snow) – Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For Her Hand In The Snow).

This song was written by Yoko Ono in 1968. It was first recorded by her in 1968 and released on the EP Aspen No. 7 in 1969. The song was re-recorded by Plastic Ono Band in 1969. That version was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The recording features John Lennon and Eric Clapton on guitar, Klaus Voormann on bass and Ringo Starr on drums. It was released as the B-side to Cold Turkey in 1969. The single reached number twelve on the UK Singles chart and number thirty on the Billboard chart. The song was part of Plastic Ono Band’s repertoire. Live versions have been released on Live Peace In Toronto 1969 (1969) and Some Time In New York City (1972). The version released on Some Time In New York City features John Lennon and George Harrison on guitar.

Now Hear This: Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For Her Hand In The Snow) (live) – Plastic Ono Band (1969)
Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For Her Hand In The Snow) (live) – Plastic Ono Band (1972)

2016 Cold Turkey – Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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Cold Turkey.

Cold Turkey was written by John Lennon. It was recorded by Plastic Ono Band in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The recording features Eric Clapton on guitar, Klaus Voormann on bass, and Ringo Starr on drums. Cold Turkey was released as a single on the Apple Records label in 1969. The B-side was Don’t Worry Kyoko (Mummy’s Only Looking For A Hand In The Snow). The single reached number twelve on the UK Singles chart and number thirty on the Billboard chart. The song was part of John Lennon’s repertoire. Live versions have been released on Live Peace In Toronto 1969 (1969), Some Time In New York City (1972), and Live In New York City (1986). The version released on Some Time In New York City features George Harrison on guitar.

Now Hear This: Cold Turkey (live) – Plastic Ono Band (1969)
Cold Turkey (live) – Plastic Ono Band (1972)
Cold Turkey (live) – John Lennon (1986)

2015 Give Peace A Chance – Hot Chocolate Band (1969)

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Give Peace A Chance.

Give Peace A Chance was written by John Lennon but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was recorded by Plastic Ono Band in 1969. Hot Chocolate Band recorded the song the same year. Their version used different lyrics in the verses. It was released as their debut single in 1969. The B-side was Living Without Tomorrow. Hot Chocolate Band were signed to The Beatles’ record label Apple Records and the single was their one and only released on the label.