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Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Kenwood: FJB 111C.









Various items relating to John´s psychedelic Rolls, often to be seen ferrying himself between Kenwood and central London in 1967. Also here, a short French feature with footage of the car, including the interior. John´s favourite song in the summer of 1967 was A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum, and this would be played ad infinitum on the music system in the back.

3 comments:

  1. Do you have the shot of John underneath his Rolls Royce? That's a weird one, similar to the revolution in the head shot, except without the other three.

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  2. Yeah, I know the one you mean. I do have it somewhere. Wasn´t it in the Beatles Book monthly? I´ll dig it out and post it at some point...

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  3. The french feature is interesting - looks like a contemporary one, so John must have given his ok for them take a short ride and do some filming.

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