A limited-edition box set commemorating John Lennon’s 70th birthday will be released in early October. The John Lennon Box of Vision is a lavish set that includes: a 166-page hard bound book containing all of John Lennon’s, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s, LP artwork, brilliantly restored in pristine new LP-size art prints; The “Catalography,” a brand new, full color discography of John’s, and John and Yoko’s, album catalog, with an exclusive essay and textual guide; newly restored reproductions of classic Lennon album advertisements; John’s handwritten “sound” notes to Double Fantasy and Milk and Honey; the patented Box Of Vision CD storage system, built to store all of John Lennon’s official CD releases; two art-adorned recordable DVDs and two (different art-adorned recordable CDs, intended for fans to record and store audiovisual and audio content they choose. The John Lennon Box Of Vision is box set being released in conjunction with the John Lennon Time Capsule project, three time capsules which will be sealed on October 9, 2010 to be unsealed in a worldwide ceremony on October 9, 2040.
In related news, Yoko Ono opposes parole for her husband’s murderer, Mark David Chapman, and a letter John Lennon wrote to folk hero Steve Tilston in 1971 has been made public. In the letter, Lennon writes: “Being rich doesn’t change your experience in the way you think. The only difference, basically, is that you don’t have to worry about money – food, roof, etc. But all other experiences – emotions, relationships – are the same as anybody’s.”
Fuente: LimeWire Music Blog