Lennon, Ono begin taping five shows as co-hosts for ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ 40 years ago today (1972)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 1)

(Friday, January 14, 1972) — John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin taping five programs today as co-hosts on the prestigious Emmy award-winning WBC (Westinghouse Broadcasting Corporation) afternoon talk show The Mike Douglas Show.

On today’s show (for airing on Feb. 14, 1972) John & Yoko (with The Plastic Ono Band and the New York group Elephant’s Memory) perform live: It’s So Hard.

Guests on this first show include the comedian Louis Nye, Attorney Ralph Nader and The Chamber Brothers. And Yoko begins the reconstruction of a broken china cup.


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 2)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 3)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 4)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 5)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 6)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show (part 7)

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