John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew to the small city of Aalborg in Denmark on this day.
John and Yoko arrived back in England on this day from Canada, where they had launched their global peace campaign. Part of the campaign was to have been a Christmas Eve antiwar demonstration due to take place in various countries, for which the couple had tape-recorded a greeting to be played.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s 1969 peace campaign came to a close on this day following a meeting with Canada’s prime minister Pierre Trudeau.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono had flown to Toronto, Canada on 16 December 1969 to begin a peace campaign. On this day they travelled to Ottowa, stopping briefly in Montreal.
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, London Producer: Glyn Johns The final Beatles-related studio booking of 1969 was a mixing and editing session for the unreleased Get Back album. None of The Beatles attended.
Following their encounter with Marshall McLuhan at the University of Toronto, John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview to CBC-TV’s news and current affairs show CBC Weekend.
During his final Canadian peace campaign of 1969, John Lennon took part in a number of media engagements. Two occurred on this day, the first at the department of culture and technology at the University of Toronto.
On the evening of 18 December 1969, in the house owned by musician Ronnie Hawkins where they were staying during their Canadian trip, John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview to a reporter from Associate Press.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview on this day to two reporters, Nick Steed and Ken Cavanaugh, from Canada’s state broadcaster CBC-TV.
On the second morning of their Canadian peace campaign, John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded a message to be broadcast on Japanese radio.
Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: Geoff Emerick The Plastic Ono Band gave their only UK concert on 15 December 1969 at the Lyceum in London. Two days later Geoff Emerick prepared stereo mixes for a possible album release.
During their late-1969 peace campaign in Toronto, Canada, John Lennon and Yoko Ono stayed at the farm owned by fellow musician Ronnie Hawkins, on Mississauga Road, Ontario.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono had flown to Toronto, Canada the previous day for the latest episode in their ongoing campaign for peace. On this day they gave a press conference at the city’s Ontario Science Center.
December 1969 was an unusually busy time for John Lennon and Yoko Ono. They took part in two UK television documentaries, gave a series of interviews, appeared in a televised debate about religion, made the film Apotheosis 2, released the Live Peace In Toronto 1969 album, gave the only European concert by the Plastic Ono… Read more »
The Plastic Ono Band took part in a benefit concert on this day for the charity Unicef, at the Lyceum Ballroom in central London.
Olympic Sound Studios, Barnes, London Producer: Glyn Johns When The Beatles decided that the unreleased Get Back album should be the soundtrack for Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s documentary, Glyn Johns was asked to compile a set of songs that better reflected the film’s content.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew to Toronto, Canada on this day to begin the next stage of their peace campaign. To coincide with the launch, huge posters and billboards were erected in 12 countries proclaiming “War is over! If you want it. Happy Christmas from John & Yoko”.
Ringo Starr recorded a contribution for the BBC’s festive charity appeals, in this case to help raise money for the British Wireless For The Blind fund.
A television tribute to George Martin, With A Little Help From My Friends, was filmed on this day.
This was the last of three consecutive nights in which George Harrison joined husband and wife act Delaney & Bonnie onstage in Copenhagen, Denmark.