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New Ringo Video Features Bermuda Lyric Sheet

New Ringo Video Features Bermuda Lyric Sheet

Former Beatle Ringo Starr has released the official video for his rendition of one-time bandmate John Lennon’s Bermuda-penned song Grow Old With Me. The song will appear on Ringo’s new album, What’s My Name, to be released on October 25. John Lennon’s original lyric sheet for the song Grow Old With Me, annotated “Fairylands,... Read more of this article

Ex-Beatles Reunite Over Lennon Bermuda Song

Ex-Beatles Reunite Over Lennon Bermuda Song

Come together, sang John Lennon in the classic Beatles track of that name, right now — over me. And his two surviving bandmates have done just that, staging a semi-Beatles reunion of sorts to record a new version of Grow Old With Me, one of the songs Mr. Lennon wrote in Bermuda during the summer of 1980. Ringo Starr will be singing the number... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cedar John Lennon Music Boxes

Bermuda Cedar John Lennon Music Boxes

The song would soon become freighted with heartbreaking associations, of course. But when John Lennon wrote Grow Old With Me on the island in July, 1980 and played it over the phone to wife Yoko Ono in New York ["It was a musical postcard from Bermuda," he joked], tragedy still lay in the future. The song was simply a heart-baring declaration of love,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tapes App Nominated For Award

Bermuda Tapes App Nominated For Award

The Bermuda Tapes App, depicting John Lennon’s last Bermudian adventure and created for Yoko Ono by director Michael Epstein and Bermudian producer Andrew Banks, has been nominated for two awards at the upcoming South By Southwest Music Festival [SXSW], including in the lofty category of “Best Music App.” The app is also eligible for... Read more of this article

John Lennon: Bermuda Tapes App Available

John Lennon: Bermuda Tapes App Available

The app that allows for an interactive view of John Lennon’s famous 1980 sailing trip to Bermuda is now available for download for the Apple iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, giving fans the ability to learn more than ever before about Lennon’s life-changing Bermudian experience. Lennon’s journey to Bermuda during a storm in June of 1980 has... Read more of this article

Article Sheds Light On Lennon’s Bermuda Visit

Article Sheds Light On Lennon’s Bermuda Visit

Acting as a precursor for an upcoming Radio 4 show in Britain, an article published by the Telegraph has shed new and interesting light on John Lennon’s famous foray to Bermuda, including details as to what lead him here and the effect that the island had upon his music. Journalist John McCarthey wrote the article, drawing on the experience of... Read more of this article

John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes iPhone App

John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes iPhone App

John Lennon’s journey to Bermuda during a storm in June of 1980 has made for a legendary story in musical circles over the years, not least of all because it lead to the so-called “Bermuda Tapes,” a collection of demos recorded on the island as he collaborated remotely with his wife Yoko Ono, who remained at their home in New York. Now,... Read more of this article

Video Set #2: 2013 John Lennon Peace Concert

Video Set #2: 2013 John Lennon Peace Concert

Crowds of people packed the Botanical Gardens on Saturday evening [Sept 21] for the second annual John Lennon Peace Day Concert, which saw local and overseas entertainers take the stage. The tables and chairs in the show ring were filled with many getting out of their seats by the end of the night, dancing to the entertainment despitethe passing showers.... Read more of this article

Photos: 2013 John Lennon Peace Day Concert

Photos: 2013 John Lennon Peace Day Concert

Despite intermittent rain and a bit of wind, the 2013 John Lennon Peace Concert took place last night [Sept 21] at the Botanical Gardens in grand style. This year marked the second time the Lennon Peace Day tribute concert has been held, which is organized by local promoter Tony Brannon and his team of dedicated volunteers. The night was hosted by... Read more of this article

Video Set #1: 2013 John Lennon Peace Concert

Video Set #1: 2013 John Lennon Peace Concert

[Updated with more videos] Despite a small sprinkling of rain, crowds of people packed the Botanical Gardens on Saturday evening [Sept 21] for the second annual John Lennon Peace Day Concert, which saw a slew of entertainers take the stage. Speaking after the concert, promoter Tony Brannon said, “I want to thank everyone who really helped so much.... Read more of this article

Preparations Underway For Peace Day Concert

Preparations Underway For Peace Day Concert

Today [Sep 18] the main ring of the Botanical Gardens continues to be transformed in preparation for the 2nd Annual John Lennon Peace Day Concert which will be held on Saturday [Sept 21] at 8pm in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens.Headlining the event is The Fab Faux, known for its all-star lineup of musicians led by Late Night with David Letterman’s... Read more of this article

BBC Radio Programme For Lennon Concert

BBC Radio Programme For Lennon Concert

As organizers prepare to host the 2nd Annual John Lennon Double Fantasy Bermuda Tribute Concert this weekend, the Island is set to receive a special visit from BBC Radio 4 who will be dedicating a radio programme, ‘Imagine John Lennon’s Bermuda Adventure’ to the ex-Beatle and musical icon. Months before John Lennon’s life tragically ended, he... Read more of this article

Tickets On Sale For Annual Peace Day Concert

Tickets On Sale For Annual Peace Day Concert

Tickets and special hotel packages are now available for the second annual Peace Day Concert in Bermuda, which will be held in conjunction with Peace Day activities around the world on Saturday [Sept 21] at 8pm in the Bermuda Botanical Gardens. The 2013 edition of the concert will pay homage to all-time great musicians and peace ambassadors The Beatles,... Read more of this article