Tittenhurst Park

This Tittenhurst Park blog is dedicated to John Lennon's home in Sunningdale, near Ascot, Berkshire between 1969 and 1971. The aim is to gather as much material relating to the estate as possible - obviously with the emphasis on the Lennon-era, but also concerning Tittenhurst Park as it was before and after John Lennon's ownership. In addition, there will be posts about and associated with the Beatles, plus any other rubbish I feel like. The blog is purely meant for the entertainment of anyone (assuming there is actually anyone) who, like me, has an unhealthy interest in one particular Georgian mansion. Those with anything interesting to contribute in the way of links, photos, scans, stories etc. please do contact me: tittenhurstlennon@gmail.com
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Ten For Two

John Sinclair

Ten For Two was a 78 minute 16mm film of the "John Sinclair Freedom Rally" which took place at the Crisler Arena in the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor on Friday 10th December 1971 (John and Yoko actually appeared in the early hours of the 11th). The concert was in aid of the founder of the White Panther movement who had been jailed for ten years for possession of just two marijuana joints.
John and Yoko, backed by Jerry Rubin, David Peel and the Lower East Side, performed an acoustic set consisting of just four songs: Attica state, The Luck Of The Irish, Sisters O Sisters and John Sinclair (John played dobro on the final track). Sinclair was released 3 days after the concert.
The event was televised locally at the time and the 'Joko' produced film, directed by Steve Gebhart and including contributions from Bobby Seale, Allen Ginsburg, Jerry Rubin and John Dellinger, was only shown in Ann Arbor (a full year later) to avoid problems with John's deportation order

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