The Beatles. Ballad of John and Yoko / Old Brown Shoe

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The Ballad of John and Yoko released in 1969 by the Beatles on Apple records. The song met some strong criticism and declined to broadcast the song, others bleeped out what they felt were the sacrilegious use of the works "Christ" and "crucify".

Christ, you know it ain’t easy,
You know how hard it can be,
The way things are going,
They’re gonna crucify me.

While others did broadcast it and the song reached high on the charts it number 8 in the US on Billboard, in the UK it reached number 1. It was the final #1 in the UK for The Beatles.

This record was recorded with George Harrison and Ringo Star and even though Paul is said to have not liked the references in the lyrics he did work with John on completing and recording the song.

This record is in very good condition.