Len­non trib­ute will be all white on the night

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HAØ NOÄI — He is re­garded as one of the great­est singer/song writ­ers of all time. And tonight trib­utes will be paid to John Len­non, for­mer lead singer of The Bea­tles.

It is 50 years since the re­lease of work many ar­gue is The Bea­tles at their best.

To mark this iconic oc­ca­sion in mu­sic his­tory, a concert will be held at Bar + 84 to­day start­ing 7.30pm

“To fans of The Bea­tles, John Len­non has al­ways been a sym­bol and a hero,” said Nguyeãn Haø Xuyeân, one of the ad­min­is­tra­tors of The Bea­tles Vieät Nam – Of­fi­cial Fan Club, the co-or­gan­iser of the mu­si­cal event.

“We want to hold a trib­ute for Bea­tles fans in Vieät Nam to gather, lis­ten and sing John and Bea­tles’ songs. It is also a chance to share and meet with other peo­ple who love The Bea­tles,” she said.

Ac­cord­ing to the or­gan­is­ers, the pro­gramme will in­clude two parts, the first of which aims to cel­e­brate the 50th an­niver­sary of

re­lease, also known as All the songs will be per­formed by mu­si­cal band since 2015, which is also the es­tab­lish­ment year of the fan club,” Xuyeân re­vealed.

“The new fea­ture is the 50th year an­niver­sary of

Re­leased in 1968, it was a spe­cial al­bum af­ter The Bea­tles’ trip to In­dia, mark­ing the sig­nif­i­cant changes in the band’s com­pos­ing style and serv­ing as a launch plat­form for solo ca­reer of its four mem­bers as well as con­firm­ing the com­pos­ing ca­pac­ity of two mem­bers – Ge­orge Har­ri­son vaø Ringo Starr,” Xuyeân said.

New fea­tures of this year event in­clude the ap­pear­ance of new tal­ent and the first-time per­form­ing to­gether be­tween the new and old mem­bers of the mu­si­cal band of The Bea­tles Vieät Nam Fan Club on the stage of Bar +84, a lo­ca­tion where many mu­si­cal night trib­utes to The Bea­tles have been held, she added.

Bar +84 is lo­cated on 23 Ngoâ Vaên Sôû Street, Haø Noäi. En­trance is free.

Re­leased in 1968, is also known as By the end of 1970, more than six mil­lion copies of the record had been sold. — VNS

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