Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"
Single by John and Yoko, The Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir
B-side "Listen, the Snow Is Falling"
Released 1 December 1971 (US)
24 November 1972 (UK)
Format 7" single
Recorded October 1971 at Record Plant Studios (New York City, New York)
Genre Rock, pop, Christmas
Length 3:37
Label EMI, Parlophone, Apple
Writer(s) John Lennon
Producer Phil Spector, John Lennon, Yoko Ono
"Happy Christmas (War Is Over)"
Single by Street Drum Corps featuring Bert McCracken
from the album The Taste of Christmas
Released 2006
Format 7", CD single
Genre Pop
Label Warcon Enterprises
Producer Street Drum Corps
Street Drum Corps singles chronology
- "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)"
(2006)

"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" is a Christmas song by John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the The Plastic Ono Band. The song is a protest about the Vietnam War in 1969. It has become a Christmas standard and has appeared on several Christmas albums.

Notable cover versions[change | change source]