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    Tue, 05 Oct 2010 08:59:04

    Gibson Guitars Celebrates John Lennon's Birthday - They release three models of guitars that Lennon played

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    • John Lennon - LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 22: Producer/engineer Ryan L'Esperance of The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, 'Mayday Parade' lead vocalist Derek Sanders, producer/engineer Bryce Quig-Hartman, 'Mayday Parade' bass player Jeremy Lenzo, and producer/engineer Peter Novoa pose in front of The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at Vans Warped Tour 2014 - West Coast Leg Of The Tour on June 22, 2014 in Ventura, United States.
    • John Lennon - VENTURA, CA - JUNE 22: Lead vocalist Derek Sanders and bassist Jeremy Lenzo of 'Mayday Parade' sit for an interview on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at Vans Warped Tour 2014 - West Coast Leg Of The Tour on June 22, 2014 in Ventura, California.
    • John Lennon - VENTURA, CA - JUNE 22: Producer/Engineer Bryce Quig-Hartman of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus arrives at Vans Warped Tour 2014 - West Coast Leg Of The Tour on June 22, 2014 in Ventura, California.

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    According to The Associated Press, The Gibson Guitar factory in Montana is finishing a project to honor what would have been the 70th birthday of Beatles singer and guitarist John Lennon. Gibson Acoustic's director of sales and marketing said that Yoko Ono asked the company to release a limited number of J-160Es — the model of guitar her husband played. The company is releasing a total of three Lennon-played models.

    The company made 70 of the all-white "Imagine" model, and 70 replicas of Lennon's J-160E as it was when he was murdered 20 years ago. On the guitar, Lennon had drawn sketches of himself at Ono. 500 replicas of an earlier model will also be released this weekend.

    Would you buy one of these axes?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    10.05.10




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