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Green Day's Cover of John Lennon Available Digitally

May 1, 2007 (9:06 am) GMT
Green Day's single that covers John Lennon's classic will be made the third single released from the charity compilation.

's cover of John Lennon's "Working Class Hero" is made available for digital download starting from May 1. The charity song, which is part of Amnesty International for Darfur, contains partly Lennon's original voice.

The single is the third release from compilation titled "Instant Karma: The Campaign To Save Darfur" after 's cover of "#9 Dream" in March and 's version of "I'm Losing You" in April. Other tracks waiting to be released are the covers from , , , , and .

A full tracklisting will be announce shortly before U.K.'s release date on May 25. The royalties accumulated from the sale will go to Yoko Ono's campaign project to help Darfur, a region in Sudan that is in midst of humanitarian crisis. Yoko said, "John's music set out to inspire change and, in standing up for human rights, we really can make the world a better place."

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