Despite these being very bleak times this has given us a lot of joy along the way.
To you and yours, stay safe. We wish you much happiness.
Here’s to a much brighter 2021!
A Christmas theme for the next installment in our occasional Label Variations segment.
This time it’s John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band, with the Harlem Community Choir and the 1971/1972 song ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)’. Early versions (and some re-issues) were on green vinyl to suit the season.
(As usual, click on most images to see larger versions)
Please note that not all these are from our collection! Check out this link to a ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)’ 40th Anniversary page. Catch some others in the Label Variations series here. And visit the Imagine Peace (War is Over!) site.
Paul McCartney was onstage live with Bruce Springsteen, the E Street Band and the cast and crew of Saturday Night Live this past weekend for a rousing rendition of “Santa Claus is Coming To Town”:
For your holiday reading pleasure Vanity Fair magazine has just published “a guide to the strange, little-known, hard-to-find Beatles Christmas recordings“.
Happy Crimble to all Beatle people!