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John Lennon’s To-Do List Hits the Auction Block

Beatles artifacts that have recently found their way to the auction block range from the dental (John Lennon's tooth was purchased by a dentist) to the cool (George Harrison's Vox amp will be up for grabs in London soon).

But now there's this: A fairly boring to-do list complied by Lennon is going for auction on

Outside of the first item -- something about meeting an "HBO guy" -- the list consists of the same types of things we regular people deal with on a normal basis. Examples include making sure “both cars have full gas tanks” and fixing a hook on a bathroom door.

The list is dated May 22 of an unknown year.

The list, which is nearly illegible, has a starting bid of $3,000 and is expected to pull in more than $4,000, according to various sources.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.