Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney reunite to record John Lennon song discovered on lost demo tape

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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform during the taping of
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr carry out throughout the taping of “The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles” in Los Angeles.

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Sir Ringo Starr has teamed up with Sir Paul McCartney to report a model of a misplaced demo written by John Lennon lower than a yr earlier than his loss of life.

Lennon penned Develop Previous With Me throughout the classes for Double Fantasy, the ultimate report he made earlier than he was shot and killed outdoors his Manhattan condominium on December eight, 1980.

The previous Beatles drummer, 79, was launched to the track by report producer Jack Douglas, who produced the Grammy-winning album, which can also be credited to Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono.

Sir Ringo enlisted the assistance of Sir Paul, 77, to play bass on the observe, which he admitted had introduced him to tears when he first heard it.

He mentioned: “Jack requested if I ever heard The Bermuda Tapes, John’s demos from that point. And I had by no means heard all this.

“The concept John was speaking about me in that point earlier than he died, nicely, I am an emotional particular person.

“And I just loved this song. I sang it the best that I could. I do well up when I think of John this deeply. And I’ve done my best. We’ve done our best.”

He added: “The opposite good factor is that I actually needed Paul to play on it, and he mentioned sure. Paul came to visit and he performed bass and sings a little bit bit on this with me. So, John’s on it in a manner. I am on it and Paul’s on it.

“It is not a publicity stunt. That is simply what I needed. And the strings that Jack organized for this observe, when you actually pay attention, they do one line from Right here Comes The Solar.

“So in a way, it’s the four of us.”

The observe options on Sir Ringo’s 20th solo album, What’s My Identify, out on October 25.

Sir Ringo recorded the album in his residence studio, often called Roccabella West, enlisting numerous common contributors and members of his touring All-Starr Band.

The report additionally includes a cowl of Barrett Robust’s Motown hit Cash (That is What I Need), famously lined by the Fab 4.

The 2 surviving Beatles have collaborated on Sir Ringo’s final two albums – Give Extra Love in 2017 and Y Not in 2009.

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