Half of the acetates will be given to music venues and other grassroots organizations, and the others will be available at select record shops across the UK.
‘I'm so grateful to Yoko Ono, Sean Ono Lennon and the John Lennon Estate for inviting me to make this episode,’ host Hrishikesh Hirway said.
Pop music has a way of reminding us what matters most and these inspiring songs of peace keep the world reaching for higher ground.
The video, presented in 5K and animated by David Frearson, brings to life the duo’s classic album cover.
‘My dad loved cartoons and drawing so we wanted to honor him by taking a page from his illustrations and life story.’
John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band’s ‘Ultimate Collection’ is out April 23.
The film was captured six days before the famous version of the song at the Bed-In for Peace in Montreal.
The intimate new visual includes never-before-seen black and white and color footage filmed on 8mm film at home in 1968.
Written and recorded in a day, John Lennon's 'Instant Karma!' became the first solo single by a former Beatle to sell a million copies in America.
'Plastic Ono Band' was recorded over at both Abbey Road and Ascot Sound Studios, the studio that John Lennon and Yoko Ono had built at Tittenhurst Park.
John Lennon was one of the world's most famous musicians, with a solo career that included songs like 'Imagine' and 'Jealous Guy'.