Retrieved 4 September A Tribute to John Lennon S. The campaign had been launched on 15 December in 12 cities around the world: Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles — 10th ed.
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In the United Kingdom a dispute over Yoko Ono's contribution to the songwriting meant its release was delayed until Christmas It also charted on the following two years, and occasionally in subsequent years.
The most notable of these instances occurred immediately following Lennon's death on 8 December The Harlem Community Choir — featuring thirty children, most of them four to twelve years of age — came to the studio on the afternoon of 31 October, to record backing vocals for the counter-melody and sing-along chorus. Christmas in the Charts — I could swing a bag full of cats against a tree and that would sound better.
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Also a protest song against the Vietnam War"Happy Xmas War Is Over " has since become a Christmas standardfrequently covered by other artists, appearing on compilation albums of seasonal music, and named in polls as a holiday favourite. If you want it.
Listen to This Book. Over the years, "Happy Xmas War Is Over " has been reissued in a number of single formats by CapitolGeffen and Parlophonesometimes in conjunction with the release of albums collecting both Lennon's work. Also typical are covers included on seasonal compilation albums that contain songs from various artists, such as the versions on The Coolest Christmas by The Alarm ; Merry Axemas: Joe Thursday 9 September Lennon had experimented with anthemic messages in songs such as Give Peace A Chance and Power To The Peopleand again produced a simple lyrical refrain which he hoped anyone could understand.
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Retrieved 5 January Happpy Happy Xmas War Is Over was ostensibly about the Vietnam war, it proved a universal message understood worldwide.
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Tuesday 30 September He was never patronizing or dictatorial outside his own home, and I highly doubt he was any different within his own household.
Top Pop Singles — In recent decades, "Happy Xmas War Is Over " has gained a higher profile in the cultural mainstream due to an increasing proliferation of cover versions by other musical artists, most having been recorded during the last ten years [ when?
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Andrew Tuesday 24 November New York City, NY: I just had a listen with headphones so I could confirm it. From tothe Beatles issued special recordings at Lennob directly to members of their fan club. It was the first time the Apple Records logo had not been used on a Lennon single.
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