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Artist or CreatorMac [Stan McMurtry]
Title or Caption"It's, its no use ... he's absolutely adamant!"
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Sketch
Date27 Nov 1969
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptJohn
Yoko
Cold Turkey
Person DepictedWilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain,
NotesNews: 26 November: Lennon gives MBE back to the Queen. John Lennon returned his MBE "with love" to the Queen and Harold Wilson. The letters read "I am returning this MBE in protest against Britain's involvement in the Nigeria-Biafra thing, against our support of America in Vietnam, and against Cold Turkey slipping down the charts." They were written on the notepaper of Bag Productions, the company owned by Lennon and Ono. [Daily Sletch]
Subjectsprime ministers
queens
gramophone records
protests
Member of the Order of the British Empire
sacks
pop musicians
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
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