“We feature the type of songs that I think Lennon might well have chosen on the world tour he was planning at the time of his shocking death,” said Gary.

It includes Lennon’s solo material from the Plastic Ono Band through to the Double Fantasy album and incorporates many Beatles classics and a raft of the rip-roaring rock ‘n’ roll numbers that Lennon loved so well.

Now with Beatle mania on a seemingly never ending trajectory,Gary has been booked to star at the famous Olympia Theatre in Paris next month to mark 40 years since the Fab Four appeared in the French capital at that venue. Gary will be joined on stage by the legendary My Bonnie singer, Tony Sheridan.