Beatles, Stones items up for auction
LONDON (AP) -- Lyrics handwritten by Paul
McCartney to the hit "Goodbye," John Lennon's
exam results and a guitar signed by Mick
Jagger and Keith Richards went on display at
Christie's auction house.
Christie's will sell more than 200 items of music
memorabilia, including items from the Beatles,
the Doors, Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones,
Robbie Williams, Madonna and Oasis on
There are more than 80 lots connected with the
Beatles, including gold discs, autographs,
long-playing records, toys, mugs and other
souvenirs that fans collected, the auction
house said Tuesday.
The rare page of lyrics to "Goodbye" is
expected to bring up to $45,000. The 14 lines
in black pen show guitar chord annotations,
deletions and alterations to the classic song.
The sale also includes exam results sheets for
John Lennon from the Liverpool College of Art
A Fender Squier Stratocaster electric guitar
signed by Jagger and Richards is estimated to
bring up to $1,800.