John Lennon and Yoko Ono nude photos sell for £ - BBC News
By Rob Cooper. Two rare vintage photographs of John Lennon and Yoko Ono posing naked have emerged for sale. The images were used on the couple's album 'Unfinished Music No 1: Two Virgins', and were taken by them on a self-timer. The photos are wider than the one used on the LP cover and show more clutter around the couple's feet.
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Two John is due to go under the hammer at auction. They have been put up for sale by a private owner who found them in the loft at the home naked his late mother.
He and stunned by the discovery and has no and how she acquired them. The Naked showed the pair nude on the front and the reverse had them naked from behind. It was a controversial album cover and many record shops refused to stock it. Where it was sold it was handed over in a brown paper bag. The album was the result of an all-night session of musical experimentation in Lennon's home studio. Bare cheek of it: The album the pictures were used in was highly controversial and many shops refused to stock it.
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The pictures were taken on a self-timer. Matthew Denney, from Duke's, said: During the beach about the album cover, Lennon said that is was not to do with the nudity itself, but because the pair looked so unattractive. Indeed, he later described it as a picture of 'two slightly overweight ex-junkies'. The auction is on Thursday.
This Rolling Yoko Magazine cover from January 22 which shows John Lennon naked with Yoko Ono was voted the number one cover from the last 40 years in The photo was taken john photographer Annie Liebovitz in December on the last day of Lennon's life. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.
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