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Nowhere Boy- the story of Lennon

By Miv Evans

This is the story of John Lennon’s life before and during his creation of The Quarrymen. 

It’s moving and compelling and tells us what John might have seen when he was dreaming of the past and, when he waxed lyrical, why he always managed to say so much with so little.  The person behind the personality has finally been smoked out.      

John is 15, smokes, drinks, bunks off school, likes reading Playboy and listening to music. Continue reading about the movie "Nowhere Boy."

The John Lennon Box Of Vision® Limited Edition Collection Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of Lennon's Birth

Collection Due This Fall Includes First LP Size Book Of Complete Album Artwork And Storage For The Entire John Lennon, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono, CD Catalog

In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth, THE JOHN LENNON Box Of Vision®, a limited edition individually numbered collection, will begin early October 2010 delivery, and will be available at retail this Fall through EMI Music Services. Officially licensed by Yoko Ono Lennon, the stunning new collection 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. This is the first time that all of this album artwork has been collected together in a single LP sized book. This book includes front covers, back covers, gatefolds and inserts arranged to create the feeling of holding and enjoying the entire LP collection in your lap. It includes the complete artwork from WEDDING ALBUM, arranged for the first time in book form, to be viewed as an actual wedding album would; the complete calendar artwork for LIVE PEACE IN TORONTO 1969; and the complete artwork for all of John's, and John and Yoko's, officially released studio LPs, worldwide compilations and live albums originally issued in the LP format.

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; and more.

The patented BoxOfVision CD storage system, built to store all of John Lennon's official CD releases, it can hold up to 32 different CD albums, in an expandable and adaptable format to accommodate any fan's collection. (CDs not included).

In addition, this limited edition collection includes two (2) art-adorned recordable DVDs, and two (2) different art-adorned recordable CDs, intended for fans to record and store audiovisual and audio content they choose. Boxofvision has received permission from Yoko Ono to create these unique recordable discs using classic John, and John and Yoko, art elements.

Ideal for fans, collectors and holiday gift giving, the limited edition set (less than 7500 numbered copies will be made available worldwide) is the perfect complement to Lennon's remastered albums and new collections to be released October 5 by EMI Music. Housed in a unique "artist's canvas" oversized Box (measuring over 15 inches by 13 inches, and 4 inches deep), the set is wrapped in a stunning, silver-inked portrait of John Lennon, with a precise reproduction of John's original line drawing "Baby Grand" on the back. The retail list price is $124.99.

The JOHN LENNON Box Of Vision was conceived by Jonathan Polk, of Boxofvision LLC. "To mark the 70th anniversary of John's birth, we have created something special that we believe his fans will treasure, and we hope they will pass on to their children as a way of helping to preserve the legacy of John's music and ideals for future generations," said Polk. The JOHN LENNON Box Of Vision is 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.

Boxofvision LLC creates and distributes elegant products for fans to store and display the bodies of work of great recording artists, like last year's collectible THE BEATLES Box Of Vision and the upcoming BOB DYLAN "Archive."

Source: Boxofvision LLC

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