To mark his 70th birthday

The life of former Beatle John Lennon is set to be remembered with a new time capsule.

John Winston Lennon. Not the first British rock 'n' roller by any means, but certainly amongst the most definitive. Lead singer with The Beatles, he turned solo in 1970 before a gunman cruelly ended his life.

Now a new project aims to remember the life of John Lennon. Fans are being invited to join forces and help craft three capsules, with personal tributes running alongside his solo recordings.

A unique collaboration between the 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum' and 'BoxofVision LLC' fans can submit their contributions online. The stories can take any form, so long as they relate to the life and impact of John Lennon.

To get involved just visit HERE.

The capsules will then be buried, until the two organisations re-unite in 2040 to celebrate the centenary of John Lennon's birth. They will be stored at the Rock Hall in Ohio, and at two additional worldwide locations that have significance to John Lennon’s legacy.

Yoko Ono has thrown her support behind the project. "I am delighted to support this effort to help 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 bring a better world for everyone. Children Power!"

Fans can take part in the project any time up to September 15th. Alongside the voices of his fans the capsules will contain newly restored art prints of his LP artwork, a newly commissioned essay on his career and other related items.

BoxofVision boss Jonathan Polk said: “John Lennon's body of work IS our time capsule,” says Polk. “It embodies the ideals that once fuelled our absolute belief we could change the world…then led to cynical backlash… but now represent how we wish to be remembered.”
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