Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2017: Day 17

  • ARTIST: John Lennon & Yoko Ono
  • SONG: Happy Xmas (War is Over)
  • ALBUM: Power to the People: The Hits (1971, EMI)

This Christmas song holds a great deal of memories for me, in more ways than one. I knew that Christmas was approaching as a kid, when my mum started playing her (now well worn) copy of The Best Christmas Album in the World…Ever – of which this was the first track on Disc 1. It reminds me of the tree going up, writing Christmas cards to classmates at school, and generally feeling like a good time of year was about to start. And it still evokes the same feeling now I’m an adult.

Don’t forget to follow our Spotify playlist to ensure you’re getting all the songs each day in the run up to Christmas!

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