12 / 10 / 2010
GRANMA Daily. December 9, 2010. From the roof of the Central Museum
of Decorative Arts, Beatles fan musicians flooded the dawn of this
city with songs of the legendary band on the 30th anniversary of the
assassination of John Lennon, reports AIN.
Mostly fans, the eight performers at the concert raided the English
group's memorable discography with Let It Be and Don't let me down,
to close with Imagine, the theme created by Lennon that has
transcended to become a call for world peace.
The idea of playing from a high point of the city was inspired by the
last live performance of the Beatles, January 30, 1969 from the roof
of the Apple label,in London, said Wilfredo Rodriguez, one of those
involved in the tribute.
Guillermo Pérez, a specialist of the Provincial Heritage Centre, told
AIN that the first Saturday of each month, at that institution, there
is a meeting or Peña dedicated to one of the most successful and
acclaimed rock bands in the history of popular music.
The gathering is attended by a public loyal to the musical legacy of
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr,in an
area where the anthologies and less known works of the group
Every December 8th the group from the Peña de los Beatles pays
special tribute to Lennon, who was killed at the hands of a fanatic
in 1980 at the entrance to the Dakota building in New York.
DEAR JOHN, YOU WERE ALWAYS AMONG US
Speech by Ricardo Alarcon Quesada, president of the Cuban National Assembly