Welcome to The Beatles Rarity Of The Week. As with the BROWs over the last couple of weeks, this one is focused on another television appearance subsequent to the Beatles break up. On Labor Day weekend 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono were musical guests on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. The telethon, a charity [...]
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Welcome to The Beatles Rarity Of The Week. Between January 31 and February 7, 1972 John Lennon and Yoko Ono filmed five episodes of the Mike Douglas Show where they joined Mike as co-hosts. Along with the guest appearances and musical performances are John and Yoko discussing their love for each other, Lennon’s boyhood recollections, [...]
On February 14-18, 1972, John Lennon and Yoko Ono did a one week co-host stint on US television’s Mike Douglas Show. This performance aired on the Feb. 14th show and was actually taped two weeks earlier on Jan. 31st. John and Yoko are joined onstage by the Elephants Memory Band to perform a song from [...]
On Nov. 22 PBS aired a fascinating special about John Lennon in New York City, titled LENNONYC. Check it out below. Steve Marinucci’s interesting review of the film is here and Shelley Germeaux’s is here. There is also a series of podcasts with individual interviews from those that appeared on the show. More info on [...]