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Mar 6 "Rick Springfield Collection" Auction (Benefitting Steve Irwin's Wildlife Warriors of Australia). Heritage Auctions. Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter, actor and best-selling author Rick Springfield, has been moved by the tragic fires which have impacted his homeland to become an activist raising awareness and funds for Steve Irwin’s Wildlife Warriors of Australia. Wildlife Warriors is leading the charge to help rescue and rehabilitate the half a billion animals that have been impacted by the wild fires. The Wildlife Warriors mission is to take action to support conservation and defend our most threatened wild life species and natural habitats. This auction features stage and studio played guitars from the personal collection of Rick Springfield whose career includes 17 Top 40 hits, such as the #1 smash hit "Jessie’s Girl", "Don’t Talk to Strangers", "Love Somebody", and "I've Done Everything For You", along with thousands of live performances for millions of fans worldwide. Your bid matters to help raise funds for this worthy cause, so bid often and generously. To continue your support of the cause, we invite you to make a contribution directly to help raise funds. Inquiries: Garry Shrum 214-409-1585
Mar 6 Fine Books and Manuscripts Auction. Bonhams. Highlighted item: ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN LYRICS FOR THE ELTON JOHN SONG "CANDLE IN THE WIND." TAUPIN, BERNIE. Autograph Manuscript Initialed twice ("BJT"), 2 pp, 4to, January 14, 1973, here titled "Marilyn Monroe" in block print, written in blue and green ink on blank typing paper, small paper clip rust stain to upper left corner, otherwise very fine. Provenance: Collection of Maxine Taupin. For more info, go to Bonhams Auctions.
Apr 10 "Beatles At The Hard Rock" Auction. Julien's Auctions. This “All Beatles” auction will be hundreds of items of rare memorabilia exclusively related to the Fab Four from throughout their career, including guitars and instruments, autographed items, rare vinyl, obscure licensed material and other rare and collectible artifacts. For more info, go to Julien's Auctions.
May 16 Music Icons 2020. Julien's Auctions. This two-day live auction will be open to the public and broadcast worldwide from the stage of the Hard Rock Café in New York City’s famed Times Square. The action-packed auction will feature hundreds of highly collectible lots documenting rock 'n' roll’s rich history, spotlighting musical instruments, clothing, personal items, and memorabilia from the hottest stars of today and yesterday: Elvis, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Prince, Kurt Cobain, Bob Dylan, Freddie Mercury, Lady Gaga, David Bowie, Madonna, Elton John, and more! For more info, go to Julien's Auctions.
May 29-31 "Property From Bill Wyman And His Rolling Stones Archive" Auction. Julien's Auctions. This three-day auction event, celebrates the Rolling Stones bassist. The sale will feature over 1,000 lots selected from Wyman’s renowned and vast archive. The archive contains not only an unprecedented collection of his instruments, stage worn ensembles, awards, personal items and artifacts collected during his illustrious three-decade career. For more information, click here.
Nov 6-7 "Property From The Life And Career Of Amy Winehouse" Auction. Julien's Auctions. This auction will feature Amy Winehouse’s most iconic stage, photo shoot and performance worn dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories that were synonymous with the individualistic style and signature artistry of the five-time GRAMMY Award-winning retro-soul music superstar and pop diva. Along with her most personal items, all will be presented for the first time at auction. For more info, go to Julien's Auctions.