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16 October 1986

Julian participates in the filming of the Chuck Berry special Hail Hail Rock and Roll which was filmed before a live audience in St. Louis. Julian is featured playing Johnny B Goode with Chuck Berry.

The Hunting Of The Snark

The Hunting of the Snark is released with Julian making a guest appearance as the Baker. The album is a musical interpretation of the Lewis Carol poem done by Mike Batt.

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9 December 1986

Julian joins Carmine Roja's on stage at NYC's China Club to perform "Stick Around" and "Big Mama"

1 April 1987

Julian appears as the Baker in the Hunting of the Snark a musical written by Mike Batt based on the Lewis Carrol story at London's Royal Albert Hall.  The evening, a musical benefit for the deaf, was attended by Prince Andrew's wife, Fergie and featured the London Symphony Orchestra.

20 January 1988

The Beatles are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and Yoko, Sean, and Julian Lennon attend. Paul McCartney did not attend stating in a letter that the continuing business differences with the other ex-Beatles was the reason for his absence.  Other inductees into the Hall of Fame this night include the Beach Boys, the Drifters, Leadbelly, Bob Dylan, Les Paul, Woody Guthrie, the Supremes, and Berry Gordy, Jr.  Mike Love of the Beach Boys later makes remarks that are highly critical of McCartney.

21 January 1988

Julian is interviewed in New York for a documentary about John Lennon titled "Imagine" produced by Andrew Solt.

May 1988

Julian begins recording for Mr. Jordan at the Johnny Yuma Studio with producer Patrick Leonard.

4 October 1988

Imagine a documentary type movie on the life of John Lennon produced by Yoko Ono from out-takes, videos, previously unheard material premieres in New York City. Julian does a couple short interviews during the film.

8 November 1988

Julian performs at The Palace in Los Angeles in a concert in benefit of Lee Selwyn, a D.J. who was murdered. Proceeds went to a reward fund.

20 February 1989

Now You're In Heaven, a Julian Lennon/John McCurry composition and the first single from the new album, is released in the UK. Filmed in London, the video of the song is directed by noted British commercial director Tony Kaye.