John Lennon, Yoko Ono interview cassette tape auctioned with exclusive…

A cassette tape containing a 51-year-old interview of John Lennon and Yoko Ono has been sold for $75,000.

The five-figure winning bid included the hammer price and buyer’s premium and supplied the winning bidder an original 33-minute recording, an unreleased song and photographs of the famous associate, according to Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers – a Danish auction house.

Representatives at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers did not closest respond to Fox News’ request for comment about the buyer who won a piece of The Beatles history.

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A cassette tape containing a 51-year-old interview of John Lennon and Yoko Ono has been sold for $75,000. The five-figure hammer price included the buyer’s premium and supplied the winning bidder an original 33-minute recording, an unreleased song and photographs of the famous associate, according to Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers.
(Philip Davali/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

The auction house has noted that the cassette tape and accompanying photos were sold in Copenhagen on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 6:52 p.m. CEST, in a press release.

Four high school boys reportedly recorded Lennon and Ono in 1970 when the associate visited Thy, a northwestern district in Jutland, Denmark. While in the area, the musical pair agreed to keep up a press conference, where the Danish youngsters – who were 16-years-old at the time – interviewed the associate for their school magazine.

Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers credited Karsten Højen, 68, as one of the interviewers, and Jesper Jungersen, as the photographer.

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According to the auction house, the recording captured Lennon and Ono’s message of world peace and questions about their lifestyle and careers. 

The cassette tape was recorded in 1970 when John Lennon and Yoko Ono visited Thy, a northwestern district in Jutland, Denmark.
(Ida Marie Odgaard/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

At one point, Lennon reportedly sings along with a Danish Christmas carol and plays the guitar at the request of the conference’s attendees. Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers reports that Lennon strummed his and Ono’s song “Give Peace a Chance.” 

The rock star went on to play a song that hadn’t been released to the public, which was titled “Radio Peace,” according to Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers.

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According to the Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, the recording captured Lennon and Ono’s message of world peace and questions about their lifestyle and careers. Karsten Højen, 68, was credited as one of the teenage interviewers, and Jesper Jungersen, was credited as the photographer.
(Ida Marie Odgaard/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

“I am happy and surprised by the great hammer price achieved for the cassette tape,” said Højen, in a statement. “The meeting with John Lennon and Yoko Ono has had a great impact on our personal lives because we considered them as sort of political prophets and signs of peace. 

He went on, “I hope that the new owner will enjoy listening to our conversation and be inspired in the same way as we were 50 years ago.” 

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Lennon and Ono’s intimate interview notably took place months before Paul McCartney revealed The Beatles broke up. The rock band included Lennon, McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, and the group had released more than 20 studio albums between 1960 and 1970.

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