Lennon, Ono perform at benefit for Attica riot families 40 years ago today (1971)

Video: Lennon performs Attica State

(Friday, December 17, 1971) — Former Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono performed today at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, to at a concert benefit for the families of the victims of the recent riot at New York’s Attica State Prison.

Lennon performs acoustic versions of both Imagine and Attica State while Yoko sings Sisters O Sisters (click here to watch performances of Sisters O Sisters and Imagine).

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