Lennon, Ono perform on Jerry Lewis MDA telethon 40 years ago today (1972)

Video: 'Imagine' (partial)

(Monday, September 4, 1972, Labor Day) — John Lennon and Yoko Yoko performed live today with the Elephant’s Memory band towards the end of the all-day annual American TV special Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, an event to raise money to combat muscular dystrophy.

From the Hotel Americana in New York City, they played Imagine, Now Or Never and a reggae version of Give Peace A Chance.

Video: 'Give Peace A Chance' (Sept. 4, 1972)

Audio: 'Give Peace A Chance' (Sept. 4, 1972)

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