09 junio, 2013

John Lennon & Yoko Ono Famous TV Appearance July 10,1969


  




John Lennon & Yoko Ono Famous TV Appearance July 10,1969

The recording took place at the InterTel studios at Stonebridge House in Wembley, London on June 14, 1969. The David Frost Show was syndicated in the United States, allowing the Lennons to broadcast their peace message to a wider audience than they would get in the UK.

Helped by Frost, Lennon and Ono began by throwing acorns into the audience; Lennon proclaimed it "acorns for peace week". He also held aloft a copy of Unfinished Music No 2: Life With The Lions, and wished the Queen a happy birthday.

Not to be outdone, Ono gave Frost a "box of smile". Upon opening it, the host found a small mirror inside, designed to reflect back his own smile.

Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins was also discussed, with Lennon proudly claiming that it was selling for £10 on the black market after being widely banned. Frost joked that, where it had gone on sale, the price tag had been placed in a strategic place on the controversial cover.

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