24/12/2006

Happy X-mas (war is not over) - part 3 - 24/12/2006

January 10, 1981 : Imagine tops UK chart, with Happy X-mas (War Is Over) at #2. Happy X-mas (War Is Over) makes UK #28.***December 1982 : the song makes UK #28.A1-Beat-HappyXmas (3) - POB - (01-1981 cover)A1-Beat-HappyXmas (3) - POB (01-1981 single)***November 1988 : John is given a star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame.***December 3, 1988 : 3-track single Imagine/Happy Xmas (War Is Over)/Jealous Guy is issued in UK and peaks at #45.

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Happy X-mas (war is not over) - part 2 - 24/12/2006

This one is dating back to 01/1975 : Happy Xmas (War Is Over) belatedly makes UK #48, as Lennon returns to live with Yoko. Still the same recording.A1-Beat-HappyXmas (2) - 01-1975 (pic cover)A1-Beat-HappyXmas-POB-1975 single

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Happy X-mas : war is not over (1) - 24/12/2006

December 8, 1980 : John, returning from a recording session, is gunned down in the courtyard of the Dakota building in New York, John's home for the past decade. He dies from loss of blood shortly thereafter at the Roosevelt hospital.***December 1971 : Happy Xmas (War Is Over) credited to John & Yoko / The Plastic Ono Band With the Harlem Community Choir is released in US only and fails to chart.***December 1972 : for the first time released in UK (Apple R 5970) hits at #4, and makes the first of many chart visit having held up from UK release due to the Ono song-credit dispute.***You can see the original French picture cover and the UK green vinyl single dating back to 12/1972. Original green vinyl !A1-Beat-HappyXmas-POB-1971-UK-1972 (frontside)A1-Beat-HappyXmas-POB-1972 single

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08/12/2006

THE WHISKERS (Nederbeat [Nederbiet], 1965) : 3 Beatles' songs + see tribute to John Lennon next 25th December

A1-Beat-THE WHISKERS (NL)A1-Beat-THE WHISKERS-label shotA1-Beat-THE WHISKERS-backside

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03/12/2006

Portuguese pressing (4) : Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 - 1969 (4/09/2012)

Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '65 sign to A&M Records in 1966 and becomes Sérgio Mendes (Feb.11, 1941, Niterói, Brazil-present) & Brasil '66. Fool on the Hill is their fourth album (LP) released in 1968. This single is coming from Portugal issued on Alvorada/A&M Records as an EP referenced EP-25-26 and released in 1969. The Fool On The Hill hits the US chart #6 on Aug.8, 1968. Arr.: Sérgio Mendes and Dave Grusin who is also conductor. Produced by Herb Alpert & Jerry Moss.

At time, the band consists of Sérgio Mendes, vcls, keyboards; Lani Hall + Karen Philips, vcls; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Sebastian Neto, bass; Dom Um Romao, drums and Rubens Bassini, percussion.

The band will also record "Norwegian Wood". sérgio mendes - lp - 1968 (4-09-2012).jpgsérgio mendes pic. sl. - 4-09-2012.jpgsérgio mendes - ep verso (4-09-2012).jpgsérgio mendes - ep 45 T. (4-09-2012).jpg

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