The History of ABSOLUTE ELSEWHERE
In November 1999, ladyjean founded Absolute Elsewhere, a private Lennon internet club, to share her vast Lennon and Beatles knowledge/collection with others who love and admire John Lennon.
In describing the club, ladyjean says:
"On September 15, 2001, the original Absolute Elsewhere club became an archive of over 200 theme-based photo albums and text resources. It is no longer a discussion forum. The heart and soul of the resources of that club will now find a home on the AbsoluteElsewhere.net website.
"Here is a sample of the kind of goodies you can expect to see added to AbsoluteElsewhere.net in the coming weeks and months: One of the Sunday Features was a photo archive featuring photos from John and Pauls Apple promotion trip to New York in 1968; another Sunday Feature was a photo album of John and Yoko at the Grammys in 1975. There is an archive about John's time in India (which includes a copy of a beautiful handwritten letter he wrote while he was there). There are several photo archives that include extremely rare photos of the 'early Beatles' (the pre-Cavern, pre-Beatlemania days). Other major features are the Lennon Interview Archives, the Beatles Articles Archive; the Lennon Articles Archive, and the Beatles/Lennon History Archive, which features expanded 'On this day' info.
The purpose of AbsoluteElsewhere.net is:
1) To bring informative articles and essays about the life of John Lennon to a wide audience of readers who wish to learn more about the man behind the music. A number of talented writers will be represented on the site, providing a wealth of knowledge and individual thought about the many fascinating aspects of Lennon's personality and creative gifts.
As Editor and Manager of the site, I will offer my own original articles about many different aspects of John's life. And I plan to offer a series of exclusive interviews with some of the key people who have had a part in the "Lennon story."
2) To offer a vast array of archives and theme-based photo albums dedicated to preserving the Lennon legacy for generations to come. I hope these will be entertaining for young and old alike.
I will also create some special Lennon features to better illustrate the life and times of one of the greatest visionaries of the 20th century.
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