The Ballad of John and Yoko

original song written and composed by Lennon–McCartney

"The Ballad of John and Yoko" is a 1969 song by The Beatles and was released as a non-album single. It has appeared on albums 1967-1970 and 1. It topped the single charts in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

"The Ballad of John and Yoko"
Single by the Beatles
B-side"Old Brown Shoe"
Released30 May 1969 (1969-05-30)
Recorded14 April 1969
StudioEMI, London
Producer(s)George Martin
The Beatles singles chronology
"Get Back"
"The Ballad of John and Yoko"
"Something" / "Come Together"
Promotional film
"The Ballad of John and Yoko" at YouTube


  1. Unterberger, Richie. "The Beatles 'The Ballad of John and Yoko'". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  2. Greene 2016, p. 68.