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John Lennon’s sons and Yoko Ono revive ‘Give Peace a Chance’ to help UN

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John Lennon’s sons and Yoko Ono revive ‘Give Peace a Chance’ to help UN

3 November - Celebrating the 40th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono recording the anti-war anthem Give Peace a Chance with the Plastic Ono Band, the United Nations announced today that the proceeds from the release of a commemorative single will garner funds for its peacebuilding efforts in countries emerging from conflict.

Yoko Ono - the former Beatle’s wife and artistic collaborator - along with his sons, Sean and Julian Lennon have partnered with music industry giants, EMI and Sony, to give the net profits from the sale of the song to the UN Peacebuilding Fund (PBF). (...)

Profits from the song - sung by over 500,000 people at the anti-Viet Nam War demonstration later that year in Washington, DC - will benefit the PBC, which was established in 2005 to bolster countries in their bid to rebuild after conflict, reconcile divisions and prevent them from relapsing into bloodshed. (...)

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=32830&Cr=peacebuilding&Cr1=

 
 


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