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  •  George Harrison's first electric guitar to be auctioned

    George Harrison's first electric guitar to be auctioned

    One of George Harrison's guitars used as far as back as his days before he was a member of the Beatles will be auctioned this month, Julien's Auctions announced May 3. The guitar, a blonde Hofner Club 40, had been used by Harrison when he was with the Quarrymen, which predated the Beatles. He...
  • New John Lennon limited edition statue announced

    New John Lennon limited edition statue announced

    A new limited edition figurine of John Lennon that is authorized by the Lennon estate and will begin shipping beginning next week has been announced by the designer, Molecule 8 and Epic Rights, which handles retail and brand licensing. The 1.6 scale steel figure, sculpted by K.A. Kim, is modeled...
  • Interview: Photographer of iconic Beatles photos prepares to sell them and move on

    Interview: Photographer of iconic Beatles photos prepares to sell them and move on

    What would make a man who took a collection of iconic photos of The Beatles decide to sell all the negatives to them along with the copyright? Mike Mitchell will do just that on March 24 as his photos of the Fab Four at the Washington Coliseum go under the hammer at Omega Auctions in the UK. When...
  • Beatles' photo collection from Washington Coliseum concert to be auctioned

    Beatles' photo collection from Washington Coliseum concert to be auctioned

    The Beatles will be front and center March 24 when Omega Auctions holds a huge sale of Fab Four memorabilia highlighted by the full set of negatives from Mike Mitchell's portraits of the group taken during their Washington Coliseum concert in 1964, the auction house announced March 12. Omega said...
  • 'David Bowie Is' offers look at icon's career

    'David Bowie Is' offers look at icon's career

    Iconic musician David Bowie may be gone, sadly, but his legacy lives on. The latest reminder of Bowie's role in pop culture comes in the form of a new exhibit, "David Bowie Is." The exhibit features all the things fans would love to see, from recognizable outfits that have been seen in photos and...
  • John & Julian Lennon for a ride on John's 1969 Honda Z50A, which will be auctioned off on March 4.

    John Lennon's 1969 bike expected to fetch $48,000 at auction

    H&H Classics have announced they will be auctioning off a bike previously owned by late-Beatle John Lennon on March 4 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull. The bike, a 1969 Honda Z50A which was used by Lennon from 1969-71 to roam around his Tittenhurst Park estate in Surrey, England...
  • Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Germany

    Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Germany

    Songwriter, activist and Beatles co-founder, John Lennon left an eclectic legacy in the wake of his passing Dec. 8, 1980. The musician left the remnants of his formidable estate to his widow, performance artist Yoko Ono who continued to reside in New York after the singer’s death. In 2006, several...
  • New 3-D Beatles book begins crowd funding campaign

    New 3-D Beatles book begins crowd funding campaign

    Archivum Publishing began a crowdfunding campaign for its latest Beatles book, “The Beatles in Stereoscopic 3-D, Volume 1” on Pledge Music Sept. 27. The new book will feature a box of specially created stereo images of the Beatles. According to the Pledge Music site, the first edition will be...
  • Noel Gallagher selling Oasis guitars

    Noel Gallagher selling Oasis guitars

    Oasis fans may have to let go of hopes that brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher will reunite, but they can own a piece of Oasis history. Noel Gallagher is selling guitars, amps, and other equipment used during the band's heyday through marketplace Reverb. The sale totals 50 items used by Oasis both on...
  • The tiara wore Ariana Grande during the 'Dangerous Woman' tour up for auction

    The tiara wore Ariana Grande during the 'Dangerous Woman' tour up for auction

    If you’re an Ariana Grande fan and have at least $5,000 to burn, you are in luck! The tiara the pop songstress wore to promote her album Dangerous Woman is going up for auction. The brass crown is beset with hand laid rhinestones and spikes and was custom made for Grande by Mary Collins of Vauje...
  • Pink Floyd 'The Dark Side of the Moon' gold record up for auction

    Pink Floyd 'The Dark Side of the Moon' gold record up for auction

    Pink Floyd fans with deep pockets will have an opportunity to own an important piece of the band's history. A framed gold vinyl album complete with commemorative plaque and album artwork, awarded to Pink Floyd bandmembers by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for achieving platinum...
  • This early sketch for The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album is to be auctioned in May. 

    Early Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper' album drawing to be auctioned

    A John Lennon hand-drawn sketch with an early plan for the cover of The Beatles 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band that eventually was used by the group in the final released version will be going under auction May 20 by Julien's Auctions, the auction house announced April 27. The...
  • George Harrison Porsche sells for above estimated value at all-Beatles auction

    George Harrison Porsche sells for above estimated value at all-Beatles auction

    A Porsche 928S once owned by George Harrison sold for £45,000 ($55,780 USD) by Omega Auctions on March 17 and was one of the highlights of The Beatles Collection: Vinyl and Memorabilia that featured over 200 lots of Beatles-related items, the auction house announced today. The car was owned by...
  • The car that Notorious B.I.G. got shot in is now on the market

    The car that Notorious B.I.G. got shot in is now on the market

    If you’re looking for a car with a brutal hip-hop history, this one could be for you. The SUV that rapper The Notorious B.I.G.  (aka Christopher Wallace aka Biggie Smalls) was riding in when he was murdered in a 1997 drive-by shooting is for sale.  The 1997 SMC Suburban is being sold by memorabilia...
  • George Harrison's Porsche, rare Beatles concert footage to be sold in huge Fab Four auction

    George Harrison's Porsche, rare Beatles concert footage to be sold in huge Fab Four auction

    A Porsche 928S owned by George Harrison, a reel-to-reel tape of a 1964 radio interview and color film footage of The Beatles performing in Montreal in 1964 are two of the over 200 lots of Fab Four memorabilia up for bids in Omega Auction's “The Beatles Collection: Vinyl Records and Memorabilia...
  • The neighborhood of Brixton in London may be getting an enormous lightning bolt in honor of the late David Bowie. 

    Community of Brixton, London launches Crowdfunding campaign for an epic David Bowie memorial

    You’d never know it, because his name is more relevant now than it was when he was alive, but David Bowie has been gone for over a year now. They say that time heals all wounds, even though they probably never spent an entire flight listening to Hunky Dory or Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps), but...
  • This tape of a Beatles concert said to be from Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in 1964 did not sell. 

    Disputed 1964 Beatles live tape fails to sell again

    A tape of The Beatles advertised as having been recorded at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium on Aug. 29, 1964 was not sold by Cordier Auctions & Appraisals on Nov. 27 at its scheduled sale, the company confirmed to AXS.com. The value of the tape was estimated pre-auction to be between $1,000 and $...
  • The Beatles (L) all received MBE medals in October 1965 from Queen Elizabeth (R). 

    John Lennon's letter to the Queen discovered in LP sleeve

    John Lennon raised eyebrows when he returned his Member of the British Empire (MBE) medal to the Queen of England back in 1965. Now, thanks to a British man's attic clean, we’re finally getting the full story.  Lennon, along with the rest of the Beatles, received the medal in October 1965 for...
  • Rolling Stones Exhibitionism museum to open in New York and Sydney

    Rolling Stones Exhibitionism museum to open in New York and Sydney

    The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism, an interactive pop-up museum of Rolling Stones memorabilia, is set to open at Industria in New York on Nov. 12, 2016, and will be at the location until March 12, 2017, according to an announcement on the museum's official website. In addition, Exhibitionism will...
  • Omega Auctions

    Unseen John Lennon photos among rarities added to Beatles auction

    Omega Auctions, which is selling a rare Beatles acetate from the group's Decca auditions at their upcoming Beatles Collection auction March 22, has announced it has added several more items to the sale. They include an original Parlophone Records red label pressing of Beatles' single “Love Me Do...
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