May 25: John Lennon transformed his Rolls-Royce into a psydechelic symbol of the counterculture on this date in 1967

GE Anderson

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Only John Lennon could transform a 1965 Rolls-Royce Phantom V -- the ultimate expression of prestige and wealth -- into an anti-establishment psychedelic yellow submarine. The British music icon took possession of this British automotive icon on May 25, 1967.

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