John Lennon Education Tour Bus - HeadCount

The John Lennon Education Tour Bus is a nonprofit mobile audio and high-def video recording and production facility. The Bus has enlisted some great musicians and producers to inspire students old and young to partake in musical and video projects.

The Bus recently rolled through Palm Springs to visit the TED Conference. Jill Sobule, John Doe, Don Was, and others hopped on to write and record a new song. Add some video know-how from artist Jansen Yee and you have their say on "What the World Needs Now."

Prudence Mabhena and her band, Liyana, subjects of the Academy Award-winning documentary short Music By Prudence, were on the bus last year. Watch the video they made here.

The uplifting story of Zimbabwean singer-songwriter Prudence Mabhena, 21, who was born severely disabled and has struggled to overcome poverty and discrimination. Read more »