Marvels of Modern Music

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Marvels of Modern Music - "Summertime, and the bidding is easy"—with over 400 items spanning the history of popular music, RR Auction''s summer installment of our Marvels of Modern Music series is sure to be a hit. From the Beatles and Bob Dylan to Prince, Kurt Cobain, and Lady Gaga, icons of the past and present are represented in this sale. Among the many chart-topping items are a fully signed Meet the Beatles promo album, Prince''s stage-worn lace shirt from the Purple Rain Tour and handwritten lyrics for ''Nothing Compares 2 U,'' autograph lyrics for ''Like a Rolling Stone'' by Bob Dylan, and Eddie Van Halen''s stage-used Charvel guitar. Join us as we make history selling music history in June 2021.

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Early ballpoint signatures of Queen—Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon—on a light pink 4.25 x 4.5 sheet. In very good to fine condition, with intersecting folds and creases. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original owner: "I became an avid Queen fan as a young guy [and]…could not believe after the release of 'A Night at the Opera' that…

Sold For: $4,375 (w/BP) Auction #611 - June 24, 2021 View Details

News of the World album beautifully signed blue felt tip by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor. The signatures are undedicated and are in very good to fine condition, with surface marks to the top, touching none of the signatures. The record is not included. Queen signed this News Of The World album cover for a fan at SARM (Sound And Recording Mobiles) West Studios based …

Sold For: $23,010 (w/BP) Auction #611 - June 24, 2021 View Details