1968

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are interviewed for BBC radio’s Night Ride

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 »

George Harrison performs on Badge by Cream

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.

Yoko Ono suffers a miscarriage

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.

Paul McCartney is interviewed for Radio Luxembourg

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.