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.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.