Entertainment

Letter from John Lennon to Phil Spector sells for $95,000

LOW ACHIEVER? John Lennon’s OP score would not have been great.
LOW ACHIEVER? John Lennon’s OP score would not have been great. File

THE late John Lennon penned a letter titled 'A Matter Of Pee' in the 70s and it was sold by London auction house Cooper Owen to a private collector for $95,000.

The Beatles star penned 'A Matter Of Pee' in the 70s to complain about Keith Moon of The Who and singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson urinating on the studio mixing desk and claimed he left the studio before the incident.

According to The Sun newspaper, the letter was sold to a private collector by London auction house Cooper Owen.

The letter - which he wrote with red ink - reads: "Should you not know, it was Harry and Keith who p****d on the console!

"Tell (the studio owner) to bill Capitol for the damage, if any?

"I can't be expected to mind adult rock stars, nor can May [Pang]. Besides, she works for me, not A&M.

"I'm about to piss off to (rival studio) Record Plant because of this crap."

John was shot by Mark David Chapman in New York City on 8 December 1980 when he returned from Record Plant Studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.

Topics:  celebrity john lennon



Is this the obituary of coal?

What's the future for coal mining?

There has been a 48 per cent drop in pre-construction activity

Too many B-doubles hauling coal on highway

Clermont residents are concerned the number of trucks leaving Blair Athol is increasing from five to at least eight an hour.

Concerns dangerous highway can't handle extra coal trucks

Footballer to girlfriend: "I'm going to bury you alive"

Jacquelyn Donovan received a number of death threats from former Capras player Russell Webber during an hour long terrifying ordeal that began after Webber picked her up from a Western St address until the moment she jumped out of the moving car on Woodbury Rd.

Former Capra jailed after threatening and assaulting girlfriend

Local Partners

MOVIE REVIEW: Geostorm takes disaster genre to new lows

CLICHE-ridden film will have you rolling your eyes in the first five minutes.

Block judges: Only one couple can win it

The Block judges Neale Whitaker, Shaynna Blaze and Darren Palmer. Picture: Julie Kiriacoudis

One particular couple is a shoo-in to win this season.

Adele’s eye-watering Las Vegas jackpot

Adele is poised to become Las Vegas’s highest-paid resident. Picture: AFP/Mark Ralston

THE singer has reportedly been offered a year-long residency.

Registered sex offender escorted from kids venue

No Caption

A registered child sex offender was seen at Time Zone on Sunday.

The ultimate tribute to George Young

John Paul Young’s Love Is In The Air is officially an icon.

LOVE Is In The Air, Not Pretty Enough make iconic Aussie songs list.

The secret GoT episode that will never air

Kit Harington has revealed that there’s an episode of Game of Thrones that never made it to air.

THE cast filmed a secret episode that will never be shown on TV.

Sam Smith’s shock gender revelation

British singer Sam Smith. Picture: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

SINGER Sam Smith opens up about his sexuality and gender identity.