Now And Then – The Last Beatles Song will be telling the story of The Beatles' making their last song and will also exhibit exclusive footage of the band members
The Beatles is one of the most celebrated English rock bands from the '60s. Formed in Liverpool, comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, it is regarded as the most influential band of all time. Rooted in skiffle, beat and rock 'n' roll, the classical music presented with a new innovation of traditional pop, The Beatles introduced music as an art form.
The band also explored music styles ranging from folk and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock. Till the '70s, Beatles had given remarkable songs like All You Need Is Love, Happiness Is A Warm Gun, Penny Lane, Can't Buy Me Love, etc., which are still cherished by listeners till date.
About Now And Then - The Last Beatles Song
Now after 4 decades of its termination, Disney will be releasing a short documentary on The Beatles' last song, which the members had recorded but did not release. Today the production company has finally announced the much awaited track's teaser and also the premiere date. Named as Now And Then – The Last Beatles Song, the documentary will feature a few parts recorded by surviving members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and also the late George Harrison.
What Disney announced?
While announcing the premiere date, Disney stated, “Now And Then – The Last Beatles Song," a 12-minute documentary film tells the story of The Beatles' last song featuring exclusive footage and commentary from Paul, Ringo, George, Sean Ono Lennon, and Peter Jackson, streaming November 1 on @DisneyPlus.”
How did Now And Then come to light?
For the unversed, the track Now And Then was recorded by Lennon as a home demo in NYC, where he was murdered in 1980 along with Harrison, who died due to cancer in 2001.
Years later, the song was handed to the other members by Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, who also added their own parts in the song. But due to technological limitations meant Lennon's vocals and piano could not be separated to produce the clear mix required to finish the song.
Later in 2021, Peter Jackson's docu-series The Beatles – Get Back managed to insulate the instruments and vocals by using Al.