RNR News and Notes

Never-before-seen video of John Lennon and Yoko Ono rehearsing the timeless classic - “Give Peace A Chance” has been revealed  ahead of the April 23rd release of the box set -  John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – The Ultimate Collection

 

The footage was recorded in the Bahamas at the Sheraton Oceanus Hotel on May 25, 1969 and is considered to be the earliest known version of the song.  

 

Give Peace A Chance - John & Yoko, Sheraton Oceanus Hotel, 1969

 

Just a few days later, Lennon and Ono debuted the anthem at their Bed-In For Peace at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal on May 31, 1969.