In honor of [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm]’s 70th birthday, fans of the late [lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] legend will have the chance to contribute birthday wishes, recordings, and well wishes to a time-capsule that will buried, then reopened on his 100th birthday.
This year’s ceremony will be held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on October 8, just one day before the legend would have turned 70.
“I am delighted to support this effort to help share John’s music and messages of peace and love with the children of today and tomorrow,” [lastfm]Yoko Ono[/lastfm] said in a statement.
“I know that John’s work, life and dreams will help inspire them to bring a better world for everyone,” she added.
Lennon’s birthday will also be recognized with a new monument that will be placed in the songwriter’s hometown of Liverpool in the U.K. The 18-foot statue will be unveiled by Lennon’s eldest son, Julian.
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