40 years after the dissolution of one of the most important and influential bands in rock history, Yoko Ono and Julia Baird (Lennon's sister) continue to keep beatle history alive through solidarity initiatives.
In the Spanish city of La Coruña, a group of doctors from the NGO Doctors Without Borders is driving the recording of a tribute album to the fabulous 4, to raise awareness and combat child malnutrition. That is why José María Ríos Torre, the main figure of the NGO, contacted Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, who was shown «enchanted»In collaborating with this idea. Torres thanked the artist and said that Ono «nencouraged you to carry out this solidarity project »; and announced that they have already received the remix of the song «Give Peace to Change«, From Yoko's hands.
Julia Baird, Lennon's sister, expressed interest and also will participate with 2 Lennon songs, recited by herself. Likewise, Ríos announced that the group The Quarrymen (experiment prior to the beatle formation) will also add its contribution.
So far there are more than 20 artists confirmed. These include: Miguel Ríos, Antonio and Juan Carmona, Andrés Calamaro, Vetusta Morla, Pereza, Medina Azahara and the bagpiper Susana Seivane, who are already recording Beatles covers.
It is anticipated that the album came out the first months of 2010, and if the sales accompany it, it is very likely that it will be organized a great concert that runs through Madrid, Barcelona and La Coruña.