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I Am the Walrus

I Am the Walrus

by The Beatles

Video & Audio

"Beatles interview with John, Paul, and George"

They wax poetic on their friendship and their history.

"Beatles Interview in Toronto, Canada 1964"

During their whirlwind North American tour, the band pauses to talk to reporters.

"The Beatles Interview with Dusty Springfield"

Screaming girls, funny answers.

"John and Yoko stage a bed-in" (1979)

This was their non-violent protest against war. The media flocked to it, thinking they were going to get footage of the pair having sex, but instead all they got was the two of them sitting in bed and talking about peace. The video isn't in English, but you'll get the message.

"John and Yoko: Give Peace a Chance"

One of their collaborative records protesting against violence. "Stay in bed and grow your hair"

"Imagine"

One of John's most influential solo works, the video features him and Yoko walking together, showing the world the deep love they have for one another. This song gained immense popularity worldwide and continues to have a profound impact on its listener's today.

"I Am the Walrus" Music video

"[Performed] first in their familiar stage formation, with flower-power shirts and beads replacing round-collar mohair suits; then cavorting in walrus costumes of the crudest pantomime variety. John himself ends up with his head bound in white linen like a denizen of some eighteenth-century Bedlam as his fellow inmates dance the conga behind him, linked together by what looks like an outsize surgical bandage. Pop video would never get wilder or weirder than this." —Philip Norman

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