Colts Owner Jim Irsay Buys John Lennon’s Piano for $718,000

Breitbart | 4/21/2019 | Staff
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Indianapolis Colts Owner Jim Irsay, a huge music collector, has added another amazing gem to his collection by picking up Beatles star John Lennon’s Sgt. Peppers-era piano.

According to TMZ Sports, Irsay paid $718,750 at auction for the piano Lennon used to write portions of the Fab Four’s eighth studio album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”

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The piano was made in 1872 by John Broadwood & Sons and a plaque affixed to the instrument says, “On this piano was written: A Day in the Life, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Good Morning, Good morning, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite and Many others. John Lennon. 1971.”

Irsay is thrilled, of course.

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But the Sgt. Pepper’s piano is hardly the first Beatles item Isray added to his collection. In 2015, he paid...
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