NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 01: Sean Lennon perform 'Quicksand' onstage at Michael Dorf Presents The Music Of David Bowie At Radio City Music Hall at Radio City Music Hall on April 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

The Christmas episode of Saturday Night Live featured a wonderful performance of “War Is Over (Happy Xmas)” from musical guests Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus that featured Sean Ono Lennon.

The track, of course, was written and made famous by Ono Lennon’s parents, John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  Ono Lennon took to his Instagram in the leadup to SNL and wrote, “Having so much fun playing w my brother and my best mate @iammarkronson and the stunningly talented and generous @mileycyrus (in person she’s even cooler than you can imagine believe me). It’s an honor to play my mom and dad’s song with this amazing team. Of all the songs they made I think this may be @yokoonoofficial ‘s favorite. We have always played it together on Xmas and NYE at the Dakota, and I know she’s gonna love Miley’s heartfelt interpretation. (I think she’s sleeping so hasn’t even heard it yet! I’ll play it for her tomorrow, can’t wait!) Can’t wait for @nbcsnl !”

The cover of “War Is Over (Happy Xmas)” is available for download/streaming here.

Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus ft. Sean Ono Lennon: (Happy Xmas) War Is Over (Live) - SNL

Musical guests Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus perform "(Happy Xmas) War Is Over" with Sean Ono Lennon on Saturday Night Live. #MattDamon #MileyCyrus #MarkRonson #SNL #SNL44 Subscribe to SNL: Get more SNL: Full Episodes:

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

Sign me up for the 102.9 WMGK At Work Network email newsletter!

Join WMGK's At Work Network and get the latest rock news, exclusive presales, contests and more straight to you inbox.

By clicking "Subscribe" I agree to the website's terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand I can unsubscribe at any time.