Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Cover John Lennon’s Grow Old With Me - Noise11.com
Ringo Starr By Ros O'Gorman

Ringo Starr By Ros O'Gorman

Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Cover John Lennon’s Grow Old With Me

by Paul Cashmere on October 21, 2019

in News

Paul McCartney has joined Ringo Starr for a cover of John Lennon’s ‘Grow Old With Me’ for Ringo’s next album ‘What’s My Name’.

‘What’s My Name’ will be the 20th solo album for The Beatles’ drummer.

The Lennon version of ‘Grow Old With Me’ was released on his posthumous album ‘Milk and Honey’, released in 1984. The song was one of the last songs Lennon ever wrote.

John demoed the song during the ‘Double Fantasy’ sessions. During the rush to release ‘Double Fantasy’ it was decided to leave the song off the album with the intent of finishing it for another album in early 1981 but that never happened due to John’s murder in December 1980.

The version that appeared on ‘Milk and Honey’ was a demo recorded in John and Yoko’s bedroom at the Dakota building on a cassette.

Another version of the song appears with an added orchestra on the John Lennon Anthology box set. This version was also added to ‘Working Class Hero: The Definitive Collection’ and ‘Gimme Some Truth’ compilations.

The Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney version of ‘Grow Old With Me’ will be released on ‘What’s My Name’ on 25 October 2019.

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Engelbert Humperdinck and wife Patricia
Engelbert Humperdinck and Wife Patricia Are Battling Covid-19

Music legend Engelbert Humperdinck and wife of 56 years Patricia Dorsey are both battling Covid-19.

18 hours ago
APIA Good Times Tour 2019 Brian Cadd and Russell Morris photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Brian Cadd and Russell Morris Team Up Again To Tour

Brian Cadd will return to Australia to tour from March with Russell Morris.

6 days ago
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan sued by estate of Desire album co-writer

The estate of Jacques Levy is suing Bob Dylan for $US7.25m over the sale of his songwriting catalogue.

6 days ago
Jimmie Rodgers
50s Pop Star Jimmie Rodgers Dies At Age 87

Jimmie Rodgers, the folk and pop star of the 50s and 60s best known for the hit song ‘Honeycomb’, has died at age 87 in the USA.

7 days ago
Ross Wilson photo by Ros O'Gorman
Now Listen … Eagle Rock Turns 50 and Ross Wilson Talks About Its Origins

Daddy Cool’s iconic ‘Eagle Rock’ is a song based on sexual innuendo or to be perfectly blunt, it’s a song about rooting.

January 20, 2021
Barry Gibb at Rod Laver Arena photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Barry Gibb ‘Greenfields’ Is Australia’s No 1 Album

Barry Gibb scores his first ever solo No.1 Album in Australia this week with a collection of re-recorded Bee Gees tracks alongside multiple artists on "Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook 1'.

January 18, 2021
Phil Spector
Legendary Producer And (Murderer) Phil Spector Dead At 81 From Covid-19

Phil Spector, the legendary record producer known for his ‘Wall of Sound’ is dead at 81 after contracting Covid-19.

January 18, 2021