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28/10/1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)"

The lyrics of a Christmas song Happy Xmas (War Is Over) are set to the traditional English ballad Skewball. It was John Lennon's 7th single released outside of his work with the Beatles. Besides being a Christmas standard, the song also attempted to be a protest song against the Vietnam War.