Friday, 16 December 2011

Elvis: fat

COMING SOON: THE LISTS OF NOTE BOOK!
In 1976, a young man sent John Lennon six pages of interview questions in the post. Lennon responded. Below is question No.9 — a list of names/things, each of which Lennon was asked to describe in a single word.

Interestingly, Howard "Ham" Cosell would announce the death of Lennon to millions of Americans four years later.

Transcript follows. Image courtesy of Bonhams.


Image: Bonhams

Transcript
9. Today, how do you associate to the following, described in one word?

New York: great

Elvis: fat

Ringo: friend

Yoko: love

Howard Cosell: ham

George: lost

Bootlegs: good

Elton: nice

Paul: extraordinary

Bowie: thin

M.B.E: shit

John: great