50 years after The dissolution of The Beatles was that in the UNITED states held an auction of memorabilia from the band’s heyday.
Paul Mccartney’s handwritten lyrics to The Beatles hit “Hey Jude” is on Friday, has been sold for 910.000 dollars at an auction in New York. The price, which corresponds to just over 6.2 million dollars, was nine times higher than the assessment.
It writes Reuters.
In all, the auction house Julien’s Auctions over 250 collectible items from The Beatles. The auction took place at the occasion of the Friday was 50 years ago, to the world at the time the most popular group was dissolved.
Before the auction, had Julien’s musikspecialist, Jason Watkins, described Mccartney’s quickly written scribbles to a studio recording in 1968 of the “Hey Jude” as “very rare and valuable”.
– It is obviously a very iconic song that everyone is familiar with. These handwritten lyrics were used in the studio when they recorded it, said Watkins.
Paul McCartney wrote with John Lennon, most of the group’s many hits.
An old trommehoved with the band’s logo on it was the hammer price of 200,000 dollars. Trommehovedet was used on the English group’s first tour in north America in 1964.
A drawing made by John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, was sold for almost 94.000 dollar, while an ashtray, as drummer Ringo Starr used in the recording studio Abbey Road in London, went for 32.500 dollar.
The Beatles founded its huge success at small venues in Liverpool, and a small stage made of wood from one of the locations was sold for 25.600 dollar.
the Auction was scheduled to take place online from the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square in New York City, but the auction house decided on because of coronaviruspandemien to be content merely to hold the line.