While holidaying in Scotland with Yoko Ono, her daughter Kyoko and his son Julian, John Lennon crashed his white British Leyland Austin Maxi car in Golspie in the Highlands.
June 1969 was a month of rest for The Beatles, who were taking a break from the Abbey Road sessions. Following a brief trip to Wales, John Lennon and Yoko Ono drove to Scotland for a brief holiday on 29 June.
Prior to embarking on a motoring holiday in Scotland, John Lennon and Yoko Ono paid a quick visit to Wales.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono pre-recorded an appearance on The David Frost Show on this evening.
Five days after its UK release, The Beatles’ second single of 1969, The Ballad Of John And Yoko, was released in the United States.
On the penultimate day of their second bed-in for peace, John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded the anthemic Give Peace A Chance in room 1742 of the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal.
Hours before the recording of Give Peace A Chance at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Canada, John Lennon and Yoko Ono clashed with satirical cartoonist Al Capp.
The Beatles and their wives all took holidays in the early summer of 1969: Paul and Linda McCartney in Corfu; Ringo Starr and Maureen Starkey on a cruise aboard the QE2 then on to the Bahamas; John Lennon and Yoko Ono held their second bed-in in Montreal; and George and Pattie Harrison in Sardinia.
The Beatles’ second UK single of 1969, The Ballad Of John And Yoko, was released on this day. The b-side was George Harrison’s Old Brown Shoe.
Studio One, Olympic Sound Studios, London Producer: George Martin Engineer: Glyn Johns This session saw the creation of a stereo mix for the song Let It Be, and the compilation of the master tape for Glyn Johns’ unreleased Get Back album.
Following their seven-day bed-in for peace at the Amsterdam Hilton in March 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono held a second, similar event at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Canada.
The Beatles’ experimental label Zapple Records was launched in the US on this day, with the release of John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions.
The Beatles’ experimental label Zapple Records was launched in the US on this day, with the release of two albums: George Harrison‘s Electronic Sound and John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono had flown from London to Barbados on the previous day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace at the Sheraton Oceanus Hotel in Freeport.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono flew from London to Barbados on this day, hoping to hold their second bed-in for peace.
On 16 May 1969, Ringo Starr, his wife Maureen and various members of the cast and crew of the film The Magic Christian set sail for New York on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 luxury liner. On this day they docked in New York.
Paul McCartney, his wife Linda McCartney and her daughter Heather flew to Corfu on this day for a holiday.
Ringo Starr and his wife Maureen Starkey were among travellers on board the recently-launched ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, heading to New York from Southampton.
A day before he and Linda flew to Corfu for a holiday, Paul McCartney gave an interview to the BBC Radio Merseyside programme Light And Local. The interview took place at Rembrandt, the house McCartney had bought for his father Jim in 1964. The detached house, on Baskervyle Road, Heswall, Cheshire, had cost £8,750. McCartney… Read more »
Morgan Studios, London Producer: Felix Pappalardi George Harrison had previously written the song Badge with Eric Clapton and recorded it with Cream in 1968. When Cream split, however, he remained on good terms with all the former members.