Royston Ellis Papers 1952-1967


Royston Ellis Papers 1952-1967

Writer, biographer, and beat poet, Royston Ellis published his first book at eighteen. Ellis's blend of poetry and rock music, which he called "rocketry," lead to his meeting other young British talents including John Lennon. In fact, it was Ellis who suggested Lennon spell Beatles with an and the band eventually wrote and recorded the hit song about Ellis. The Royston Ellis Papers document his life in manuscripts, handwritten research notes, correspondence, galley and page proofs, photographs, newsletters, charts, and newspaper clippings. Jiving to Gyp Paperback Writer a


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