John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics to the final song on the Beatles album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” were purchased for $1.2 million
One of the most sought-after guitars on the planet, is the highlight of the fine vintage guitar collection being sold by Heritage Auction Galleries Beverly Hills as part of the company’s July 17 Signature® Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Auction
There comes a time in every collector’s life, and not necessarily at the end of it, where that lifelong horde begins to seem extraneous.
We ran an exclusive interview with Ozzy recently, but there’s more!
Ironically, the rock and roll Prince of Darkness has a lighter side.
SongVest, Inc. is known as the world’s first and only song-rights auction house. The company provides “music memorabilia with a paycheck” by acting as a broker between songwriters (or their heirs) and rights buyers. Since 2007, SongVest has given music fans, collectors and investors the unique opportunity to own a part of once-in-a-lifetime memorabilia.
The media’s fascination with Jimi Hendrix hasn’t dimmed, despite the fact he’s been dead for almost 40 years now.
Backstage Auctions is offering offers up decades of rare and one-of-a-kind rock and pop music memorabilia at its Spring 2008 Rock & Pop Auction, which ends April 13.
It never fails that our truly personal “Rosebud” is humble, perhaps common, and not what others expect. When asked what he would save if the flood waters were rising, Jacques van Gool reflected a moment and then said without embarrassment: a 1975 issue of the Dutch magazine Muziek Express with Kiss on the cover.
This time around we’ll look at current and upcoming auctions, then check out some highlights from recent memorabilia auctions.
Jump suits — these are the ultimate in Elvis Presley memorabilia. The current world Elvis auction record is $300,000 paid for a peacock jump suit worn in several 1974 concerts. Even his Bentley sold for less!