John Lennon Tribute in Bermuda

Repeating Islands

The upcoming Bermuda John Lennon tribute— saluting the former Beatle’s 1980 extended stay on the island— will have three separate main events: the unveiling of a John Lennon sculpture, an exhibition of lithograph, and a Botanical Gardens’ “Double Fantasy” Labyrinth. Other events include the release of covers of Lennon and Beatle songs, a tribute CD, and a major concert. Liverpool-born John Lennon spent six weeks in Bermuda in 1980 editing, reworking and producing demonstration tapes of the songs that appeared on Double Fantasy and Milk & Honey, a posthumously released 1984 album. [Also see previous post Bermuda holidays: Step into a Fifties time warp with Lennon and afternoon tea.]

On June 21 the unveiling of a sculpture by local artist Graham Foster commemorating the singer/songwriter’s time [in Bermuda] will take place at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art in the Botanical Gardens [John Lennon is seen here at a…

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