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The Beatles - Christmas Record 1969

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Uploaded on Dec 19, 2008

Happy Christmas 1969

Released December 19, 1969

Recorded in fall of 1969 at John and Yoko's home in Ascot, Ringo's home in Weybridge, Paul's home in London, and the London offices of Apple.

Edited by Maurice Cole (Kenny Everett's original name)
Cover designed by Ringo

Transcription :

-"MAMA !"

-"NOW YOU LADS, HAVE YOU JUST SHOUT HAPPY CHRISTMAS ALL OF YOU
FOR THIS TAPE !"
-"HAPPY CHRISTMAS ?"
-"YEAH. GO ON. ONE, TWO, THREE."
-"HAPPY CHRISTMAS !."
-"THANK YOU, SAME TO YOU, HA ! HA ! HAPPY CHRISTMAS !"

-"... CHRISTMAS, JOHN, AND I SEE YOU STROLLING IN
ASCOT GARDEN WITH YOUR WIFE YOKO, BUT WELL, DO YOU
HAVE ANY SPECIAL THOUGHTS AT, FOR CHRISTMAS ?"
-"WELL, YOKO, IT IS CHRISTMAS AND MY SPECIAL THOUGHTS,
OF COURSE, TEND TOWARDS EATING."
-"HA ! HA ! HA ! ALL RIGHT. SO, EATING. WELL, WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO EAT ?"
-"WELL, ID LIKE SOME CORNFLAKES PREPARED BY PARISIAN
HANDS. AND ID LIKE IT BLESSED BY HARE KRISHNA MANTRA."

-"WISH OF A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS HAVE A JOLLY NEW YEAR,
MAKE SURE THAT CHRISTMAS .. COMES ONCE A YEAR."
YES, HAPPY NEW YEAR, ALL THE BEST.
THIS IS GEORGE HARRISON SAYING HAPPY CHRISTMAS. HAPPY
CHRISTMAS. CHRISTMAS. CHRISTMAS. HAPPY. HAPPY ...

OOH, GOOD EVENING TO YOU LADIES,
GOOD EVENING TO YOU GENTLEMEN,
HAPPY TO BE HERE,
GOOD EVENING TO YOU GENTLEMEN,
I FEAR, I FEAR, I FEAR.
GOOD EVENING TO YOU ONE AND ALL
I HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY
THE COMING SPORTSDAY OF YOUR LIFE
IS MAMAS LITTLE BOY.

-"SO, HOW DO YOU LIKE THE GARDEN HERE ?"
-"I THINK ITS SIMPLY SPLENDID. IM OVERWHELMED BY ITS SANCTUARY."
-"SO, YOU DONT MIND THESE HIGH GATES AND THINGS AND THE WALLS. ?"
-"OH, IVE ALWAYS LOVED THE HIGH WALLS.
THE ELIZABETHAN HIGH WALL IS SOMETHING IVE ALWAYS LOVED, YOU SEE."
-"YES."
-"LADY."

THIS IS TO WISH YOU A MERRY, MERRY CHRISTMAS,
THIS IS TO WISH YOU JUST A MERRY, MERRY YEAR.
THIS IS TO WISH YOU JUST A HAPPY, HAPPY NEW YEAR,
THIS IS TO WISH YOU A MERRY, MERRY, MERRY NEW YEAR.

-"ID LIKE TO SAY THAT I HOPE EVERYBODY LISTENING TO THIS
HAS A VERY HAPPY TIME AT CHRISTMAS AND HAS A GOOD,
FORTUNATE, LUCKY NEW YEAR. AND A GOOD TIME TO BE HAD BY ALL."

-"MERRY CHRISTMAS !"

MM, THIS IS TO WISH YOU A ME-MERRY, MERRY CHRISTMAS,
THIS IS TO WISH YOU A HA-HA-HAPPY NEW YEAR.

-"HOW DO YOU SEE YOUR PLACE IN THE...EH..THE SEVENTIES TO COME ?
WEVE HAD THE SWINGING SIXTIES, AND I WAS WONDERING,
MRS. LENNON, HOW YOU SAW YOUR PLACE IN THE SEVENTIES ?"
-"I THINK ITLL BE A QUIET, PEACEFUL SEVENTIES, HOPEFULLY, YOU KNOW."
-"SO YOU THINK THERES GONNA BE PEACE, DO YOU ?"
-"YES, AND FREEDOM."
-"I SEE."
-"FREEDOM OF MIND. AND EVERYTHING."
-"I SEE. REALLY NICE."
-"EVERYBODY WILL JUST BE FLYING AROUND, YOU KNOW."
-"AH, EVERYBODY WILL JUST BE FLYING AROUND, YOU SEE,
DYOU UNDERSTAND THAT ?"
-"THE AIRS SO CRISP AND ALL THAT. AND JUST,
THERES SOMETHING ABOUT IT, VERY DELICATE ..."

DEEP AND CRISP AND EVEN,
BRIGHTLY SHONE THE MOON LAST NIGHT
ON THE MOSTY CRUEL.
GOOD KING WENCESLAS LOOK OUT
ON THE FEAST OF....

-"... AND ITS SORT OF, AH, LIKE A STRANGE MAGIC, YOU KNOW,
JUST SLOWING DOWN THE PROCESS OF OUR THINKING. ANYWAY,
ITS JUST REALLY BEAUTIFUL.

HAPPY CHRISTMAS - (Happy Christmas)
HAPPY CHRISTMAS - (Happy Christmas)
HAPPY CHRISTMAS - (Happy Christmas)
HAPPY NEW YEAR.

TAKE TWO !

HAPPY CHRISTMAS,
HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY CHRISTMAS - (Happy Christmas)
OH-OH-OH-OH-OH-OH, HAPPY CHRISTMAS - (hah-ah-ah-ah-ah)
OH-OH-OH-OH, HAPPY CHRISTMAS.

JOHN, YOKO,
JOHN, HAPPY CHRISTMAS
ITS WARM AND NICE AND COMFEE IN ASCOT.
AC-DC LIGHTS.
LETS PUT THE LIGHTS ON THE TREES.
ALRIGHT, DEAR, YOU PASS ME THE LIGHTS AND ILL STICK IT TO THE TREE,
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA....

MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-
MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-
MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-
MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-MERRY CHRISTMAS-
MERRY CHRISTMAS-MAGIC CHRISTIAN-MAGIC CHRISTIAN-
MAGIC CHRISTIAN-MAGIC CHRISTIAN-MAGIC CHRISTIAN-
MAGIC CHRISTIAN.

-"ITS JUST A PLUG FOR THE FILM, KEN. TRY AND KEEP IT ON.
THIS IS RINGO SAYING MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVRYBODY
AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR."

-"HA HA HA HA HA...."
-"ID LIKE A BIG TEDDY !"
-"ILL GET YOU A BIG, PINK TEDDY BEAR."
-"OH, THANK YOU, MOMMY."
-"AND BE A GOOD BOY, JOHN."
-"OH, YES, MOMMY, I WILL. AS LONG AS YOU GET ME A TEDDY BEAR."
-"A BIG, PINK TEDDY BEAR."
-"AND A TRAIN SET."
-"AMERICAN TRAIN SET THEN ?"
-"AND A MAN ON THE MOON, THAT GOES ON THE MOON,
DANCE ON THE MOON."
-"AN ICE CREAM MOON THEN."
-"THATS RIGHT. AND LOTS, AND LOTS, AND LOTS, AND LOTS,
AND LOTS, AND LOTS, AND LOTS, AND LOTS, AND LOTS,
AND LOTS, AND LOTS.....
-"HA HA HA HA HA...."

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