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Sunday, 31 May 2009

Attic Recording Studio: June, 1967.

John apparently spent a lot of time up in his attic studio just hanging out. Here are a few more pics from there. (Apologies for the inexpert patch job on the colour one, by the way). Also, a picture of John's mellotron, which initially sat on the landing downstairs from the studio as it was difficult to get it up there (though not when Yoko visited). He eventually managed "it" though...At first I thought that was John's electric sitar behind his seat in the colour photo, but I don't think it is. What it is, exactly, beyond a guitar, I'm not sure. Incidentally, there is a very interesting article on the Watching Rainbows blog about George's various instruments - have a look.


  1. The guitar you see behind John's seat is the fire-glo rickenbacker that he used once or twice on tour as a "back-up"...I believe Ringo now owns this guitar..there are pic(s) of John w/ this guitar....BTW, this is a great site, keep up the good work!

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  3. http://www.thecanteen.com/lennon6.html

    Thanks Jon!

  4. henry_the_horse1 June 2009 at 17:00

    The guitar behind John's calf is a Rose Morris Rickenbacker 325. He use that guitar somewhen between December 24, 1964 and January 16, 1965, at the Odeon Cinema concert, London.