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    John Lennon Drawing and Lyrics to Unpublished Song The Beatles (and their wives) spent about two months in Rishikesh, India between February and April of 1968 to study under the tutelage of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. While there, they spent at least part of their time writing songs for their upcoming album which was to be called "The Beatles" (the "White Album"). One of the songs John wrote during that period was called Subtle Woffell and was never recorded or published. Offered here is an original John Lennon drawing of "Subtle Woffell" himself sitting under a tree with the first verse of the lyrics written below: "beneath the deep Ambrosia tree the Subtle Woffell lies. and he will sing to comfort thee under the purple skies." John has also written "happy birthday Colin with love from John: some time in March- Rishikesh. 1968." An incredible item- original Lennon artwork, handwritten lyrics, and a signature ("John"). In ink on light brown paper, 11.5" x 9" in size, fine condition with a small tear at the top edge affecting nothing. Truly museum quality.

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    April, 2005
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