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John Lennon crashes his car in Scotland

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.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono holiday in Scotland

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.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Glasgow

This was the 10th date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour. It was also their third of four visits to Glasgow’s Odeon Cinema, and the last of three consecutive dates in Scotland.

Live: Caird Hall, Dundee

This was The Beatles second and final visit to Dundee’s Caird Hall. They had previously performed there on 7 October 1963.

Live: ABC Cinema, Edinburgh

The seventh date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour took place at the ABC Cinema in Edinburgh. It was the first of three consecutive nights in Scotland.

Live: ABC Cinema, Edinburgh

This was the first of two visits The Beatles made to the ABC Cinema in Edinburgh, Scotland. The other took place on 19 October 1964.

Live: Caird Hall, Dundee

The third and final night of The Beatles’ mini-tour of Scotland took place at Dundee’s Caird Hall. Also on the bill were Johnny Hudson and the Hi Four, Malcolm Clarke and the Crestas, the Caravelles and Tommy Dene and the Tremors.

Live: Carlton Theatre, Kirkcaldy

This was the second of a three-date Scottish mini tour promoted by Albert Bonici. The Beatles performed two shows on this night, each of which was seen by 1,500 people. The other acts on the bill were Houston Wells and The Fortunes.

Live: Concert Hall, Glasgow

The Beatles began a three-night mini tour of Scotland on this day, with a performance at the Concert Hall in Glasgow. Also on the bill were Mike Berry, and Freddy Starr and the Midnighters.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Glasgow

The Beatles had a rare day off on 6 June, but resumed the Roy Orbison tour the following day with a concert at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow, Scotland.

Television: Roundup

Although The Beatles had concluded their five-date tour of Scotland, they remained in the country to record an appearance on the children’s television show Roundup.