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The Beatles’ John Lennon Exhibit Opened in NYC

Intriguing John Lennon items will be on display this month at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex NYC. The exhibit, “John Lennon: The New York City Years,” opened on May 12. Its theme is to show Lennon’s life, and his life shown though political and social activism.

According to a press release, some of the interesting Lennon artifacts include: iconic photographs, legendary instruments, original handwritten lyrics, and artwork. Other items are his American green card, items representing his fight against deportation, and never-before-seen letters by Joan Baez, Dick Clark, and John Lindsay (NYC mayor).

Legendary memorabilia like his “New York City” t-shirt, and his Telecaster guitar, which he played at Madison Square Garden in 1974, will be displayed also.

The exhibit was created by Lennon’s wife, Yoko Ono, and is curated by Jim Henke, the Vice President of Exhibitions and Curatorial Affairs for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum, according to LiveDaily.com.

It will be on display till the end of the month.

Source: http://www.thecelebritycafe.com/features/27585.html

And a video of the opening is here...



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