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5 Things You Might Not Know about ‘The Ballad of John and Yoko’

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One of my favorite Beatles songs is 'The Ballad of John and Yoko.' Check out the video and 5 facts about the song you might not know.


5

It's Not a Ballad

 
 

Ballads are generally down tempo. 'The Ballad of John and Yoko' is uptempo.

 
4

It was the last Beatles Single

 
 

This song was the last one recorded by the group intended to be released as a single

 
3

It's the last Lennon/McCartney collaboration

 
 

The band was fracturing at this point in their careers and this is the last song that John and Paul worked on together.

 
2

There's no George or Ringo

 
 

The song was recorded the day it was written so only John and Paul appear on the track. The other band members were not present.

 
1

The song was not at #1 Single in the US

 
 

Many American radio stations refused to play the song due to 'controversial' lyrics.

 

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