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'New' John Lennon song could be released

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An unfinished John Lennon composition could be completed by his son Julian to mark the 30th anniversary of his death.

The former Beatle wrote the lyrics to Tell Her Now at some point during the 1960s but never completed the track, Click Liverpool reports.

Julian Lennon has suggested that he could honour the memory of his father - who was assassinated in New York in 1980 - by finishing the song.

"If the time was right, if it felt right, I would consider looking at the lyrics and maybe trying to work with them," he commented.

This would not be the first time that a John Lennon song has been completed posthumously.

In 1994, the three surviving Beatles added drums, bass guitar and other new instrumentation to a demo of Lennon playing an unreleased song on the piano.

The resulting record - Free As A Bird - was issued as the first "new" Beatles single in 25 years.

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Posted on 24 Jul 2009 14:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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