The rooftop of the Apple Building on Savile Row famously was the final concert venue for The Beatles on January 30, 1969. That wasn’t the only historic moment held on the Apple offices rooftop, three months after the final concert, John Lennon with Yoko Ono by his side, formally changed his middle name by deed poll from Winston to Ono.
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John Lennon provided supporting vocals and guitar on the David Bowie classic song “Fame”. They were at Electric Lady Studios, New York in January 1975 and had recorded a cover of The Beatles’ “Across the Universe” that was used for Bowie’s “Young Americans” album.
During the Vietnam War, in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono held two week-long “Bed-Ins for Peace” in Amsterdam and Montreal, which were their non-violent ways of protesting wars and promoting peace.