Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney join forces to record a cover of demo song written by John Lennon

Mail Online | 8/8/1969 | Roxy Simons For Mailonline
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Sir Ringo Starr and Sir Paul McCartney have joined forces to cover a song based on a lost demo that John Lennon had written prior to his death, it was revealed on Friday.

The former Beatles member had written Grow Old With Me while in the studio for his final record Double Fantasy, which he made before he was shot dead outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980.

Producer - Jack - Douglas - Drummer - Track

It was record producer Jack Douglas who informed the drummer, 79, of the track, and Ringo then asked Paul, 77, to play bass guitar.

The song is set to appear on Ringo's 20th solo album, What's My Name, which will be released on October 25.

Recording - Process - Ringo - Statement - 'Jack

Speaking about the recording process, Ringo said in a statement: 'Jack asked if I ever heard The Bermuda Tapes, John's demos from that time. And I had never heard all this.

'The idea that John was talking about me in that time before he died, well, I'm an emotional person.

Song - John - Deeply - Best

'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.'

Ringo then went on to say that it wasn't...
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