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Happy Xmas (War is Over)

John Lennon

Best UK Chart Pos.

Best US Chart Pos.

2nd 1980

36th 1971

Best SPA Chart Pos.



  • The culmination of Lennon & Ono's anto war protest inthe late 60's

  • Originally reached 4th position in 1972 in UK charts, but rereleased in December 1980 after Lennon's murder reaching number 2

2020 Christmas Song World Cup

Second Place Seed for Group Draw

D1: 279pts Fairytale of New York- The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl

D2: 247pts  The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole

D3:  186pts   Little Saint Nick- Beach Boys

D4:  142pts   Happy Xmas (War is Over)- John Lennon

Group Stage : A comprehensive defeat for both former Beatles this year, some way off the pace after a semi final finish in 2016

2016 Christmas Song World Cup

Semi finalist sent home by eventual winner Roy Wood & Wizzard I wish it could be Christmas everyday

2012 Christmas Song World Cup

Did Not Qualify

2008 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stage

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