John Lennon’s 31st birthday party prompts sing-a-long session 40 years ago this hour (1971)


Happy Birthday to John (Part 1/3)

(Saturday, October 9, 1971, 10 p.m. EDT) — An impromptu sing-a-long session broke out tonight during a 31st birthday party for ex-Beatle John Lennon at The Hotel Syracuse in upstate New York, with fellow ex-Beatle Ringo Starr among those in attendance.

The party followed the opening of “This Is Not Here,” an exhibition by Lennon’s wife, artist Yoko Ono, at Everson Museum of Art. 


Happy Birthday to John (Part 2/3)


Happy Birthday to John (Part 3/3)


John Lennon & Friends - Let's Have A Party

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