Next month, people all over America will be licking the back of John Lennon’s head like it’s 1964 all over again, as he becomes the latest legend to be honoured with a Music Icons stamp by the U.S. Postal Service: the perfect honour for someone who Chuck Klosterman once said seemingly “spends an inordinate amount of time at the post office.“
‘John Lennon Forever’ features a 1974 photo of Lennon, taken by rock photographer Bob Gruen for his Walls and Bridges record, along with Lennon’s iconic signature.
From the official USPS site:
“This stamp, honoring legendary singer and songwriter John Lennon, is the latest in a series of Music Icons stamps. Beloved around the world, Lennon was successful both as a founding member of the Beatles and as a solo artist. Lennon’s music continues to speak for truth, peace, and tolerance.”
Find out more about the stamp, including an official unveiling, here.
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