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Rock history goes on sale

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 00:53

Nov. 29 - Items from Michael Jackson, John Lennon and other musicians go under the hammer. Alicia Powell reports.

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PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL. If you've ever wanted to see John Lennon's point of view, the Gotta Have It! Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction will afford you the chance if you have enough money. Items including a pair of glasses once worn by Lennon, and a guitar played by Elvis Presley will be available during a ten-day online sale. Bob Dylan's handwritten working lyrics for the song "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" are expected to fetch over $60,000 USD. And bids for a jacket worn by Michael Jackson when he first met Nelson Mandela started at $20,000. Peter Siegel of Gotta Have It! says the most iconic item is an autograph by Lennon signed the day he died. SOUNDBITE: Peter Siegel, Gotta Have It!, saying (English): "It's the very last autograph he ever signed before his life ended. It was signed the night he was killed unfortunately." The online auction will run from November 28th until December 7th.

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Rock history goes on sale

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 00:53