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Forever John Lennon: U.S. Postal Service Honors Music Icon in Commemorative Stamp

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John Lennon will soon be on a Forever Stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

This is the latest in a series of music icons to appear. 

The stamp artwork is based on a 1974 photo of Lennon taken by rock music photographer Bob Gruen for Lennon's "Walls and Bridges" album. 

The stamp resembles a vintage 45-rmp record sleeve. The reverse side has Lennon at his white piano, from a photo taken by Peter Fordham that was used to promote Lennon's landmark 1971 solo album, "Imagine."

A dedication ceremony is scheduled for Sept. 7 in New York City.

The USPS Music Icons series includes several legendary American singers, including Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and Forever Elvis Presley.

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