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Entertainment Previously unseen photographs of John Lennon to go on show to mark 80th birthday

12:40  08 october  2020
12:40  08 october  2020 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Pepper Way’, showcasing previously unseen images of John Lennon to celebrate what would have been his 80 th birthday on October 9th 2020. The black and white photographs captured Lennon at the ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on the Road’ theatre show at The Beacon Theatre, New

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Previously unseen pictures of John Lennon in New York will go on display to mark his 80th birthday.

a person standing in front of a building: A previously unseen photograph of John Lennon taken in New York in 1974 (Robert Deutsch/PA) © Provided by PA Media A previously unseen photograph of John Lennon taken in New York in 1974 (Robert Deutsch/PA)

The black and white photographs of The Beatles star were taken on October 17 1974, when he was at the Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band on the Road show at the Beacon Theatre, and include one showing him changing the sign of West 74th street on Broadway to read “Sgt Pepper Way”.

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A piano used by John Lennon to compose Imagine and later bought by George Michael goes on show in Liverpool. She added that bringing his piano to the site to mark his 80 th birthday was a "wonderful gesture" which would "bring joy to the hundreds of thousands of people who visit Liverpool

John Lennon and Yoko Ono photographed on November 2, 1980 - the first time in five years that Lennon cover of John Lennon 's 'Gimme Some Truth. The Ultimate Mixes.' credit: image provided by I didn’t want to go back and unpack the Beatles again because it had been done a billion times

The snapshots, taken by freelance photographer Robert Deutsch, will go on display at The Beatles Story in Liverpool to mark what would have been the Imagine singer’s 80th birthday on Friday October 9.

Another picture shows Lennon sitting at an organ in a dark velvet suit, with a hat and lapel badge featuring Elvis Presley.

John Lennon wearing a hat and glasses: A photograph of John Lennon taken in New York in 1974 by photographer Robert Deutsch which will go on display at The Beatles Story (Robert Deutsch/PA) © Provided by PA Media A photograph of John Lennon taken in New York in 1974 by photographer Robert Deutsch which will go on display at The Beatles Story (Robert Deutsch/PA)

The musician was fatally shot by Mark David Chapman outside his Manhattan apartment in December 1980.

For more than 45 years the photos were kept at Mr Deutsch’s home but he got in touch with The Beatles Story after visiting Liverpool while on a cruise and exploring the museum along with Beatles landmarks Strawberry Field and The Cavern Club.

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Mr Deutsch said: “I met a John a few times and he was always very charming and very easy to talk to, but I was very nervous because he was a Beatle and I was a big Beatles fan!

“He went up on the ladder and changed the street sign to Sgt Pepper Way and when that was over he went into the theatre and invited us all to come in with him.”

a group of people that are standing in the dark: The sun rises above the statues of the Beatles in Penny Lane, Liverpool (Peter Byrne/PA) © Provided by PA Media The sun rises above the statues of the Beatles in Penny Lane, Liverpool (Peter Byrne/PA)

“He was having a great time talking to us, then he sat down at the organ and started playing – I couldn’t believe it, this is John Lennon, playing music for me!

“He was very nice, very friendly and very accessible.”

Fans who visit the Sgt Pepper Way exhibition at the Albert Dock attraction will also be able to see Lennon’s last piano and enjoy an immersive experience in the updated Imagine White Room.

General manager at The Beatles Story Mary Chadwick said: “We’re so pleased to be able to share these amazing photographs, which have remained hidden in Robert’s home for so many years.

“Despite everything, 2020 is a significant milestone year for The Beatles Story – celebrating what would have been John’s 80th birthday, along with a special exhibit to mark Ringo’s 80th birthday and our 30th anniversary so it’s important to honour these occasions appropriately and in the best way we can.”

The exhibition will run for three years, with more previously unseen pictures being added during that time.

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