The Beatles’ diary -- February 1970

February 1970

Wednesday, 4th February

John gave away his hair clippings to charity, joking that the sale ought to bring in about £119,000.

Friday, 6th February

Recording session for the radio show ‘Scene And Heard’ at the Apple Corps This show was transmitted on 15th February (BBC Radio 1) and featured interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

John's third solo single 'Instant Karma' was released in Britain, backed with Yoko's 'Who Has Seen The Wind?'

Saturday, 7th February

Recording session for the TV show ‘The Simon Dee Show’ at the Wembley Studios. This show was broadcast on 8th February (LWT) and featured interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Wednesday, 11th February

John playing ‘Instant Karma’John on ‘Top Of The Pops’ – 11 Feb ’70

John performed ‘Instant Karma’ on ‘Top of the Pops’. He also paid out £1,344 to cover the fines on ninety-six anti-apartheid protesters at the South Africa-Scotland rugby match in December ’69.

Friday, 20th February

John’s third solo single ‘Instant Karma’ was released in America.

Thursday, 26th February

‘Hey Jude’ album – front cover ReleasedUSA album. Hey Jude Peak position: Billboard – #2; Cashbox – #2; Record World – #1


 
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