The funeral for punk impresario Malcolm McLaren was held on Thursday, April 22nd, in north London. McLaren died on April 8th of cancer at age 64.
No surprise to find The Beatles, Elvis and The Sex Pistols topping the Market Watch heap. But a few entries may trigger déjà vu, so we’ve expanded the Top 10 to 12.
It was while attending film school in London in the mid-’70s that Julien Temple first saw the Clash.
Already shooting footage of the Sex Pistols, he asked if he could film the Clash as well, to which they agreed.
First up is the ultra-rare A&M Records pressing of the Sex Pistols’ “God Save the Queen,” in EX+ condition. 25,000 of these were reportedly pressed in 1977, but the single was scrapped and most copies destroyed.
Loaded with Beatles collectibles, including a Ringo Starr RIAA Gold Record Award for “Rubber Soul,” The Rockin’ Hot Summer Auction hosted by Backstage Auctions will feature items from the collection of radio and television industry veteran Denny Somach. Other highlights include a rare Sex Pistols single and several thousand promo sings.
Serious Toyz has put nearly 350 lots of Beatles collectibles, assorted vinyl and tons of other rock ‘n’ roll treats on the block for its fall 2008 auction. Find out what’s up for bid, when the event ends and more details.