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LISTEN: New Ringo Starr Song “Now The Time Has Come”

Ringo Starr dropped a surprise new song on Wednesday (September 21) to celebrate the United Nations' International Day of Peace.

Starr co-wrote "Now The Time Has Come" with producer Bruce Sugar, collaborating with All-Starr Band member Richard Page from Mr. Mister, former Men At Work frontman and All-Starr alumnus Colin Hay, Billy Valentine and social media musicians Casey McPherson, Jams Maslow, Christian Collins, Maddi Jane and Wesley Stromberg.

In a statement, the former Beatle says that,“I worked on this record with Peace & Love.  It was a joy to be part of this project.”

The song is also part of the #HugForPeace social media campaign.

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The United Nations - United Nations, Ringo Starr and Digital Stars Debut "Now The Time Has Come" for International Day of Peace LOS ANGELES, CA - September 21, 2016 - Today legendary musician, Ringo Starr, in partnership with the United Nations debuted "Now The Time Has Come", a moving anthem to commemorate the United Nations' International Day of Peace, recognized annually on September 21.

 

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