Music News

Unheard Beatles song to be released
Now And Then - which was composed by John Lennon in 1978 and later worked on by Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr when they reunited to work on the Beatles Anthology project in 1995 - never got released, but McCartney has been adding to it and is now keen for fans to hear the track.

A source said: "The Beatles song Now And Then is finished. All four Beatles are on the track. The original Beatles reunion version from 1995 was embellished with numerous sessions over the last two years by Paul McCartney.

"He wants the song to come out very badly."

As well as featuring Lennon - who was shot dead in 1980 - and McCartney on vocals, Harrison, who passed away in 2001, also sings backing vocals and plays guitar.

If the track does get a release it will be the first new Beatles song to come out since 1996's Real Love , which was composed by Lennon and later re-recorded by McCartney, Harrison and Starr with Lennon's original vocal part.

McCartney, 67, had also wanted to release the unheard Carnival of Light, a 14-minute composition, but Harrison was against the plans.
Source: music-news
Beatles
Beatles:

More news

Music producer George Martin dies aged 90
McCartney: Writing with Kanye is like writing with Lennon
Sir Paul McCartney is to have a 'small' wedding
Lennon Remembered
Paul McCartney young at heart
Beatles lyrics sell for a million
Paul McCartney says his six-year-old daughter controls his work
Paul McCartney says Beatles would have won X Factor
McCartney says The Beatles would have reformed 'for a laugh'
Paul McCartney leaves Emi
Lyrics

Yesterday
Bio

Bio
This page was last updated 07.07.2009 12:33:02 PM
Please support Slow Radio!
Please enter amount.
   
No   Yes I would like this donation to be anonymous. (don't list my name on the Slow Radio website)

July 2017
There are each month considerable costs to keep Slow Radio going. Some of the expenses include royalty payments for the music, bandwidth costs, server hosting costs etc.

We depend completely on the generous voluntary support that we get from listeners like you.

If you enjoy what we do, please become a supporting listener. Thanks!
Donate safely and securely through PayPal. A PayPal account is not required.