rows · Although the song is a protest song about the Vietnam War, it has become a Christmas . John and Yoko spent a lot of time in the late '60s and early '70s working to promote peace. In , they put up billboards in major cities around the world that said, "War is over! (If you want it)." Two years later this slogan became the basis for this song when Lennon decided to make a Christmas record with an anti-war message. Writer (s): John Lennon, Yoko Ono Kyoko and Julian, mentioned at the beginning of "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)", are Kyoko Cox, the daughter of Yoko Ono and Anthony Cox, and Julian Lennon, the son of Cynthia Powell and John Lennon. This song didn't chart when it .
And so happy Xmas (war is over) We hope you have fun (if you want it) The near and the dear one (war is over) The old and the young (now) A very Merry Xmas And a happy New Year Let's hope it's a good one Without any fear. War is over, if you want it War is over now. Although Happy Xmas (War Is Over) was ostensibly about the Vietnam war, it proved a universal message understood worldwide. Lennon had experimented with anthemic messages in songs such as ‘Give Peace A Chance’ and ‘Power To The People’, and again produced a simple lyrical refrain which he hoped anyone could understand. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Remastered) John Lennon and The Harlem Community Choir and The Plastic Ono Band and Yoko Ono. From the Album Signature Box November 24, out of 5 stars 48 ratings. Start your day free trial of Unlimited to listen to this song plus tens of millions more songs. Exclusive Prime pricing/5(48). rows · Céline Marie Claudette Dion (born March 30, in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada) is a . G Am So this is Christmas and what have you done D G Another year over and a new one just begun C Dm And so this is Christmas I hope you have fun G C The near and the dear one the old and the young F G A very merry Christmas and a happy New Year Dm F C D Let's hope it's a good one without any fear G And so this is Christmas Am For weak and for strong D For rich and the poor ones G The . A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one. Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson. Votes: 87, | .