As part of the Underground Christmas Party, a happening taking place at the Royal Albert Hall in London, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared onstage inside a large white bag.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave a lengthy interview on this day to the Dutch television show Rood Wit Blauw (Red White Blue).
Early in the morning of 12 December 1968, following their performances in The Rolling Stones’ Rock And Roll Circus, John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview to the BBC radio show Night Ride. The show was presented by John Peel, and went out live from the BBC’s Broadcasting House in central London from 12.05-2am… Read more »
On this day John Lennon and Yoko Ono were among guests performing on The Rolling Stones’ television spectacular, Rock And Roll Circus.
The Rolling Stones, always keen to keep up with The Beatles, wanted a television special to rival Magical Mystery Tour. Rock And Roll Circus was their version, intended to mix music with performers hired from Sir Robert Fossett’s Circus.
On this day George Harrison circulated a memo at Apple to tell staff that he had invited a group of Hell’s Angels to California to stay at 3 Savile Row.
Following its UK release on 1 November, George Harrison‘s first solo LP, Wonderwall Music (Original Soundtrack Album), was released in the United States.
Just over two weeks after its US release, Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins by John Lennon and Yoko Ono was issued in the United Kingdom.
Following his arrest the previous month for possession of cannabis, John Lennon appeared at Marylebone Magistrates’ Court, London.
Three days after its UK release, The Beatles’ self-titled double album, commonly known as the White Album, was issued in the United States.
The Beatles’ ninth original UK album was their self-titled double, commonly known as the White Album.
George Harrison took part in a recording session for the British band Cream on this day, to record the song Badge. It took place at Wally Heider Studios in Los Angeles, with a further overdub at IBC Studios, without Harrison, in December.
On this day Yoko Ono suffered a miscarriage of the baby she was expecting with John Lennon. It had been due to be born in February.
Following the completion of the White Album, The Beatles spent several weeks apart, on holiday or working on their own projects. With the group unable or unwilling to pull together to promote the album, Paul McCartney gave an interview on this day to Radio Luxembourg.
George Harrison was a fan of American comic at The Smothers Brothers. On this evening he made an appearance on their CBS variety show.
While producing sessions for Jackie Lomax’s debut album Is This What You Want in Los Angeles, George Harrison was introduced to synthesizer player Bernie Krause.
The 10th and final Los Angeles recording session for Jackie Lomax’s debut album Is This What You Want? took place on this day at Sound Recorders Studio. George Harrison produced the album for fellow Liverpudlian Lomax.
Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins by John Lennon and Yoko Ono was released in the US as Apple T 5001 on this day.
The ninth Los Angeles recording session for Jackie Lomax’s debut album Is This What You Want? took place on this day at Sound Recorders Studio.
The eighth Los Angeles recording session for Jackie Lomax’s debut album Is This What You Want? took place on this day at Sound Recorders Studio.