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Lot #658
The Byrds: Gene Parsons

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Handwritten lyrics for The Byrds song 'Gunga Din,' penned in black ballpoint by Gene Parsons on a pink 8.5 x 11 sheet, which is signed below, "All the best—Gene Parsons." The lyrics, in full: "I'm writing you this letter from aboard a DC-8 / heading into Angel Town, I hope it ain't too late / It rained in New York City / Mr. Rock 'n' Roll wouldn't play / The crowd was mad & we were had / now we're chasin' the sun back to L.A. / Have breakfast w/ me mamma / hope they'll let us in / got a leather jacket of— / you know that it is a sin—Gunga Din!" In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021





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