2030 The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record – The Beatles (1969)

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The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record.

This spoken word record was written by The Beatles in 1969. It was recorded by The Beatles in 1969 and was produced by Kenny Everett. The recordings were made in various locations in England including Ascot, Weybridge, St. John’s Wood and the Apple Studios. The recording was released as a 7″ flexi disc on the Lyntone label and was only available to members of The Beatles’ fan club. The front cover uses a photograph taken by Ringo Starr while the back cover uses drawings by his son Zak Starkey. Zak Starkey can also be heard at the beginning of the recording. The back cover mentions the Plastic Ono Band’s’ 1969 single Give Peace A Chance. The recording is largely made up of interviews, comedy skits, and songs recorded by John Lennon and Yoko Ono at Tittenhurst Park in Ascot. The recording includes a snippet of The Beatles’ 1969 song The End and an a cappella version of Good King Wenceslas performed by John Lennon. The recording also includes extracts from the original songs Good Evening To You Gentlemen (sung by Ringo Starr), This Is To Wish You A Merry, Merry Christmas (sung by Paul McCartney) and Merry Christmas (sung by John Lennon and Yoko Ono). The recording also includes instrumental versions of The First Noel and While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks recorded by unidentified performers.The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Record was the last recording released by The Beatles’ during the 1960s.

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.

2019 Amsterdam – John Ono Lennon & Yoko Ono Lennon (1969)

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Wedding Album.

This Avant-garde piece was recorded by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969. It was recorded at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam. The piece consists of clips from interviews, songs, and conversations recorded during and after John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘Bed-In’ for peace in March 1969. The piece begins with an early version of a previously unreleased Yoko Ono song John, John, Let’s Hope For Peace. The song is followed by an interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, recorded in April 1969. The interview is followed by various sounds, interviews, and conversations recorded in Amsterdam in 1969. Unidentified Sitar music can be heard in the second half of the piece. Excerpts of the unreleased John Lennon songs Hair Peace and Goodbye Amsterdam Goodbye and the unreleased Yoko Ono song Grow Your Hair can be heard during the piece. John Lennon also sings a brief a cappella version of The Beatles’ 1968 song Good Night. The piece was released on John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1969 album Wedding Album which was credited to John Ono Lennon & Yoko Ono Lennon.

2018 John & Yoko – John Ono Lennon & Yoko Ono Lennon (1969)

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Wedding Album.

This Avant-garde piece was recorded by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969. It was recorded at EMI Studios and was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The piece consists of John Lennon and Yoko Ono repeating each other’s names over the sound of their heartbeats. Kissing noises and mumbling can also be heard throughout the piece. It was released on John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1969 album Wedding Album which was credited to John Ono Lennon & Yoko Ono Lennon.

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)

1992 Remember Love – Plastic Ono Band (1969)

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

This song was written by Yoko Ono. It was first recorded by her in 1969. It was recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Canada. The recording features John Lennon on acoustic guitar. It was produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It was released as the B-side to Give Peace A Chance in 1969 and was credited to Plastic Ono Band. The single reached number two on the UK Singles charts and number fourteen on the Billboard chart.