In honour of John Lennonâ€™s 70th birthday on Saturday October 9, 2010, the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum” and “BoxofVision LLC” will create three authorized time capsules of John Lennonâ€™s post-Beatles recordings and fan contributions, to carry his legacy of peace and love to future generations.
With the cooperation of Yoko Ono Lennon, the time capsules will be preserved and stored until they are opened in a ceremonial presentation on October 9, 2040.
They will be stored at the Rock Hall at two additional worldwide locations that have significance to John Lennonâ€™s legacy.
Says Mrs. Ono Lennon, “I am Â thisp share John’s music and messages of peace and love with the children of today and tomorrow, I know that John’s work, life and dreams will help inspire them to brinFans can share thoughts beginning today up until September 15th, 2010. Fbest preserve the Lennon legacy over the next 30 years.
Along with fan contributions the capsules will include John Lennonâ€™s post-Beatles recordings, newly restored art prints of his LP artwork, a newly commissioned essay on his career and other related items.
The John Lennon Time Capsule project is being overseen by Jonathan Polk, of BoxofVision LLC, who last year created THE BEATLES Box of Vision. â€œJohn Lennon’s body of work IS our time capsule,â€ says Polk.
â€œIt embodies the ideals that once fuelled our absolute belief we could change the worldâ€¦then led to cynical backlashâ€¦ but now represent how we wish to be remembered.â€
To submit a contribution to the John Lennon Time Capsule – www.BoxOfVision.com/TimeCapsule