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John Lennon's manuscript will be sold at auction

July 10 2008
03:05

John Lennon's manuscript with the text of the cult song "Give Peace a Chance" (Give Peace a Chance) on Thursday will be put up for sale at London auction Christie "(Christie's). It is expected that the unique auction will be sold for an amount not less than 300 thousand pounds. The proceeds will be used to help children suffering from the consequences of war.

One of his greatest songs Lennon wrote in 1969 during a strike, in bed in Montreal. After eight days after the end of pacifist action that Lennon spent with his wife, Yoko Ono, musician recorded "Give Peace a Chance" in the studio. Leaf with the text for all these years was at Gail Renard, who then managed to slip into a hotel room Queen Elizabeth. "I kept the lyrics for almost 40 years and I think that it is inconceivable that no one has seen. I still do not know exactly what I'm going to do with money, but part of the money I will give the fund" Child of War "(War Child), because I think it's correct, "- said the 56-year-old Renard.

Among the other items put up for sale - Sunglasses Lennon, the estimated value of $ 30 thousand pounds sterling. Also among the fans of the Beatles will have a chance to buy the skin, which was will draw a drum pictured on the cover of the album "Lonely Hearts Club Sgt Pepper" (Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band), as well as tickets to a concert by the Beatles in Hamburg with the autographs of all four "Beatles", RIA News .

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